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Climb aboard famous locos and follow the fantastic story of the Great Western Railway. You'll be amazed at what you discover!
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Swindon Borough Council Aug 16
Be inspired by the GWR's world-famous logo and create your own badge to take home by joining the Logo-motion workshop on Thurs, 23 Aug, 11am - 3pm. A small charge applies. More:
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STEAM Museum Aug 16
: This poster from c.1960 shows an apparition of watching over . Legend has it that Drake was playing bowls on the Hoe when told that the had been sighted off the coast. :
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STEAM Museum Aug 16
Join our friendly Learning Team here at today for our awesome 'Loco Logos!' drop-in activity, taking place between 10am-12 noon and 1pm-3pm. 🚂 Create your own logo, using clay to make a printing block. Included with admission!
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Swindon Borough Council Aug 15
Be inspired by the GWR world-famous logo and create your own badge to take home by joining the Logo-motion workshop on Thurs, 23 Aug, 11am - 3pm. A small charge applies. More:
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Hornby Aug 14
A week today there's a rail spectacle occurring at Swindon Designer Outlet as 7819 Hinton Manor is moved out to make way for sister locomotive 7821 Ditcheat Manor. We're pleased to be part sponsoring the event. Find out more on the Facebook event page:
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SevernValleyRailway Aug 14
New SVR apprentice Barney Hill is getting straight down to work at the Carriage Shed in Kidderminster, helping to adjust brake blocks during a routine mechanical maintenance inspection. To support apprentice training at the SVR please donate at
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STEAM Museum Aug 14
Nearly time to say Au revoir... Our fabulous 'Tuesday Gang' busy polishing today, ready for the exciting on 21 August
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STEAM Museum Aug 14
Hi . Thanks for your question - Hinton Manor is being returned to .
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Swindon Link Aug 10
It’s coming home! Edwardian locomotive to return to Swindon -
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TheSwindonian Aug 11
A 113-year-old engine is to return home to the STEAM Museum this summer.
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Kate Slater Aug 13
Day 11 / 100 Years, 100 Days Before he volunteered for the 2nd Wiltshires, Francis Wilkins worked as a frame builder’s assistant for Great Western Railway at the Works in Swindon, .
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STEAM Museum Aug 10
It’s coming home! built Class 2800 No. 2818 will be transferred from ​ to its new home at ​ on Tues 21 August. 2818 will take the place of 7800 Class No. 7821 Ditcheat Manor, which will be moving into . 🚂
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STEAM Museum Aug 9
There are just 4 weeks to go until the , taking place here at on 8 & 9 Sept! Advance tickets are now available & you will receive 5% off the admission price when you book online before 31st August. 🚂 Details:
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STEAM Museum Aug 8
OOh look what's just arrived at STEAM! kindly donated to by Swindon Men’s Shed BIG THANK YOU to these guys. Fantastic and soon to be displayed outside the Museum!
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STEAM Museum Aug 8
*Brand the WORLD* Thurs 9 August HERE @ STEAM! £1.50 + admission (take FULL advantage of our fab * offer!) 10am-12.00noon & 1pm-3pm. *Kids visit for £1 each when accompanied by a full paying adult (includes up to 4 children!)
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STEAM Museum Aug 6
This children aged 3-15 yrs can visit for just £1 per child when accompanied by a full paying adult. Under 3s go free! 🚂Download the voucher today & see details of our new Family Drop-in Activites:
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STEAM Museum Aug 6
Replying to @DanWestwell
Hi Dan, we are sorry but we can only allow guide dogs or assistance dogs into the museum. He does look lovely though! With best wishes, STEAM.
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STEAM Museum Aug 6
We are delighted to be taking part in the trail. Pick up a free trail map from the ticket desk and see if your family can find all of the words hidden around the town! Visit for full details
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Jon Ratcliffe Aug 4
in history - 1914 - At this minute (7.40pm), 104 years ago, the Swindon Rail Works hooter gave 10 long blasts, to signal to the town that Britain was now at war with Germany. My pic of the replica hooter fitted in 2016
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STEAM Museum Aug 3
It was fantastic to see so many of you at our Summer Drop-in Activity yesterday!Can you spot your creation in our collage below? If you missed out this time, why not join us here at next Thursday, 9 August for 'Brand the World!' 🚂 Details:
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