To Lymm Historic Transport Day 2019
Main Event Field p5
Round the Village p7
Need to Know Stuff p9
Event Map p10-11
What’s on, Where, When p12
Lymm Takes to the Air p15
Prizes for Best Vehicles/costumes
Lymm Heritage Centre
1 Legh St (down the steps from the traction engines) FREE
Also OPEN 1-5 Thursday to Sunday every week. lymmhic.co.uk
Telling Lymm’s Unique Story
It’s all happening on ..
THE MAIN EVENT FIELD
You’ve not been to Transport Day until
you have visited the Main Event Field!
Dakota Flypast * Stunt Bike Show* 400 Classic Cars*
Militaria * Cars of the Future* World Food Court *
Miniature Steam Railway * Kiddies’ Roundabout *
Model Car Racing * Bicycles * Owl Sanctuary * Bar *
Model Planes * Cherry Pickers * Live 40s/50s Music *
Market * Dress the Part * Jester Entertainer
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LYMM HISTORY LIVES
A huge collection of historic working
boats recalling the canal’s heyday,
PLUS horse harnessing. You can
even step aboard or maybe take a
trip. Don’t miss the sailpast at 16.30.
CANAL, both sides ( 4 & 6)
THE STEAM TEAM
Mighty traction engines, full-size as
well as miniatures, steam wagons,
See some of them in action in the
drive-in parade at 10.30 too.
Sights, sounds and smells to savour.
Nr CANAL Venues 6,10,12 Plus
HERITAGE RAILWAY WORLD
These are much more
Venue 7 than “train sets”. Highly
See p4 skilled engineers and mod-
el-makers create miniature
worlds for all to enjoy.
VILLAGE HALL Venue 3
EVERYONE LOVES LEGO!
Northern Brickworks take up our
military theme this year with air-
craft, destroyers and even a Plus
beachhead scene. AMAZING!
MAPLE LODGE Venue 2 INDOOR
C’ty Centre AVIATION ART +
VEHICLES OF THE FUTURE
Stunning paintings recreate
the glories of flight while local school-
children imagine the transport of the
future. MAPLE LODGE—Venue 2
Dress the Part
TICKETS You can buy them on the day at the car parks, at the May Queen
field entrances, near the Village Hall and next to the canal.
Also in advance from Festival Box Office—Pepper Street
ADULT £5 CHILD (age 5-15) £3 FAMILY 2 + 2 £12
Wristband gives access to all areas and to Car Park & Rides
Warrington Centre Vintage Double-decker Bus Shuttle
This service will operate hourly from Warrington Bus Station.
Not included in ticket price. See website for full details.
www.lymmtransport.org.uk also shows regular Sunday Services.
CAR PARKS + PARK & RIDE signposted as you approach the village.
CAR PARK 1 Oughtrington Lane, High School WA13 ORB ( till 12.15 only)
CAR PARK 2—Crouchley Lane WA13 0AS Larger and nearer the village.
Parking and regular vintage shuttle buses (9.30—5.15 included in ticket)
Event HQ The event HQ for information and assistance is on Lymm May Queen
Field ( near the entrance)
First Aid—Our medical team will have posts both on the event field and
near the Community Centre next to the canal.
Found Children—If we aren’t able to reunite them quickly with guardians
then we will look after them at HQ or Community Centre if closer.
Lost Property. Go to our HQ Marquee.
Disabled Access— . The approach to the field via Pepper St is quite steep
and uneven in places. Disabled parking near the Mayfield View entrance gives
wheelchair access to the field. PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR UPDATE ON THAT.
Also disabled places on Pepper St and Davies Way Car Park. Disabled parking
at both Park & Rides but vintage buses mean no dedicated wheelchair access.
Most indoor venues are wheelchair friendly and all toilets have disabled facili-
ties. NB Wizard offers disabled access boat trips from village centre.
MORE on the website. lymmtransport.org.uk
A big Thank You to everyone who makes this such a great
day. Our sponsors, our supporters, our exhibitors, our traders, p9
our visitors and not forgetting the 100+ volunteers some of
whom have been working all year to make today possible .
What’s on, Where and When
WHAT’S ON, WHERE and WHEN
9.30 Car Parks open—Park & Ride starts. (see map p10)
(High School Car Park—last entry 12.15 )
10.00 Canal, Traction Engines, Model Rail in Village Hall open.
10.30 “Drive in” parade through Village Centre.
11.00 Main Event Field, LEGO & Aviation Art (Maple Lodge)
Heritage Centre, Indoor Market, Sanctuary Café open
T.B.C. See notices on field for show times and presentation of
16.30 prizes and awards.
17.00 Dakota Flypast—See notices or check website for time.
17.15 Historic Boat Sail Past.
Show closes – Thanks for coming! See you next year!
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LYMM TAKES TO THE AIR..AGAIN
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75th anniversary of D-Day.
plane they were also involved in a
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which was nicknamed Kwicherbichen by
Today the RAF retains just one of her crews was involved in para-
dropping operations on the eve of D-
these aircraft as part of its Battle of Day and subsequently in resupply and
casualty evacuation missions into and
Britain Memorial Flight and it is that out of forward airfields in the combat
aircraft that will be visiting Lymm on
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Superb scale model planes
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Lymm Historic Transport Day
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are proud to support
LYMM HISTORIC TRANSPORT DAY
A pint of great cask ale and an exciting
menu are in the heart of the village.
Did you know ?
That last year, as every year ,we ran a four day programme
for schools called “We Love Our Canal “with the help of
Lymm Heritage Centre , the fly boat Saturn and the Boat
Museum at Ellesmere Port
That in 2018 we donated
nearly £7,000 to local causes
and charities. At least an-
other £10,000 was raised by
That we are volunteer run. Open 7 days p17
On the day we schedule over 7 Eagle Brow Lymm
100 volunteers for a total of 01925– 551 797
600 hours across ten sites.
LYMM UNVEILS NEW HERITAGE CENTRE
A few of the