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markkirk85 9:16pm, 29 March 2012
1 Apr: Museum Reopening Day, Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire.
1 Apr: Red Vehicles Day, Ipswich Transport Museum, Suffolk.
1 Apr: A2Z Spring Road Run, start/end at Warminster, Commercial Transport in Preservation.
1 Apr: "Only Fools & Horsepower". Enthusiast trip from Doncaster.
4 Apr: Samuel Ledgard Society Annual Transport Film Evening from the good old days. The Grove Centre, New St., Horsforth, Leeds. Starts 7:30pm. 0113-236-3695 or Email.
6 Apr: *** EVENT CANCELLED *** "One Step Beyond", enthusiast visit to Red Kite of St Helens, aiming to travel on at least 9 of the fleet.
6-7 Apr: Newcastle Trolleybus Days, East Anglia Transport Museum, near Lowestoft. 01502-518459.
7-8 Apr: Weston-Super-Mare Pageant of Transport, Beach Lawns, Weston, Somerset. 01934-627563.
7-8 Apr: Kirkby Stephen & Brough Easter Commercial Vehicle Rally. Stalls and displays at Kirkby Stephen Town Centre, East Station yard and Brough. Free bus service linking all sites. Saturday evening Road Run. 01539-623254.
7-9 Apr: Easter Trolley Weekend, "Bradford 40" event, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, Sandtoft, nr.Doncaster. 01724-711391
8 Apr: Merseyside Transport Trust "Buses to Belle Vale" Easter Mini Running Day, Liverpool.
8 Apr: Open Day. Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, Lincoln.
8 Apr: Car Boot Sale & Vintage Vehicle Gathering, Jurby, Isle of Man.
8 Apr: Easter Egg Hunt, North West Museum of Road Transport, Hall St., St.Helens. 01744-451681.
8 Apr: Oxford Bus Museum, Easter Chick Hunt with prizes for children.
8 Apr: South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Open Day at Aldwarke premises, Rotherham.
8 Apr: Spring Operating Day and Leyland National 40th Display, The Transport Museum, Wythall. ** Leyland National 40th Event **
8 Apr: Wells Running Day, Wells bus station, Somerset. 07738-141457.
8-9 Apr: Easter Operating Days, The Transport Museum, Wythall.
8-9 Apr: Medway Festival of Steam & Transport, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent. 01634-823800
8-9 Apr: Easter 1940s Weekend, Crich Tramway Village.
8-9 Apr: Weston Park Transport Show (formerly the Midlands Festival of Transport), Weston Park, Shropshire. 01922-643385.
9 Apr: Carnival of Transport, Coleford, Gloucestershire. Free Park & Ride.
9 Apr (and every Sunday until 30 Sept): Open Day, Scottish Vintage Bus Museum, Lathalmond, Fife. 01383-623380.
9 Apr: Ellie Rose Leyland Running Day, Hull, using Olympians and Tigers.
12-15 Apr: Great North Steam Fair, Beamish, County Durham.
14 Apr: *** EVENT POSTPONED *** Paul S Winson Coaches Running Day, Loughborough area.
14 Apr: *** EVENT POSTPONED *** Feeder service to Paul S Winson Running Day (above), from Chesterfield and Derby.
14 Apr: "The Midlands Mystery", Enthusiast trip to Skill's Coaches, Nottingham, from Station Street, Nottingham at 1100 using former Dublin Bus Olympians.
14 Apr: Morpeth Gathering Park-and-Ride from County Hall. c/o Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society.
14 Apr: Epsom & Ewell Transport Fair, Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, KT17 1UF. 07932-812268.
14-15 Apr: North Norfolk Railway Train & Vintage Bus Weekend, featuring the Leyland National, and with Leyland LEV in action. ** Leyland National 40th Event **. Buses wanted, but prior (free) booking required! Phone 01502-710011 or email.
15 Apr: Aldridge Transport Museum Open Day, Beecham Industrial Park, Northgate, Aldridge (former Aston Manor). Stalls and vehicle enquiries to Richard Gray 0121-449-4606 or email.
15 Apr: LT Country Bus Rally, East Grinstead.
15 Apr: Bustival, at Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Havenstreet, c/o Southern Vectis (Go South Coast).
15 Apr: Penzance Bus Running Day and "VR Revival", regional routes from Penzance bus station, Cornwall Bus Preservation Society.
20 Apr: London Transport Museum, Guided Tours at Acton Depot.
21 Apr: Theydon Bois Transport Bazaar & Bus Running Day, Theydon Bois Village Hall (opposite village green). 1100 till 1530. No car parking at village hall. Bus departures from hall every 20 minutes (including routes 20A, 38, 102, 167A, Greenline 718 and 720).
21-22 Apr: UK Coach Rally, East of England Showground, Peterborough.
21-22 Apr: Manchester & Ashton Trolley Weekend, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, Sandtoft, nr.Doncaster. 01724-711391
22 Apr: Sandbach Transport Festival, Cheshire.
22 Apr: Teesside Vintage Bus Running Day, based at Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge. 01642-782796 or Email.
22 Apr: Brijan Tours Charity Open Day, The Coach Station, Bottings Industrial Estate, Curdridge, Southampton. Click here for an entry form.
22 Apr: Classic & Vintage Day, East Anglia Transport Museum. 01502-518459.
22 Apr: Keighley Bus Museum "Go Local Sunday". Town Tours on board a free heritage bus linking all the town's 22 visitor attractions.
22 Apr: Classic & Vintage Ford Day, Ford cars, buses, trucks and tractors. British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Leyland, Lancs.
22 Apr: National "Drive it" Day, Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.
28 Apr (NOT 22nd): South Shields Model Bus 2012, Salvation Army Hall, Wawn Sreet, South Shields 0930-1600. 07773-923704.
28 Apr: Irish Transport Heritage Bus & Coach Rally, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra, County Down.
28 Apr: Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair, Lockmeadow Market Hall, Hart Street, Maidstone.
28 Apr: "The Trent Traveller" enthusiast tour using eight Notts and Derby Olympians. Pick up Derby Rail Station 09:50 and Meteor Centre 10:00.
28-29 Apr: 1940s Weekend, Dover Transport Museum, Whitfield, Kent.
29 Apr: Annual Spring Bus & Coach Gathering (formerly the Cobham Rally), London Bus Museum, at Wisley Airfield, Surrey.
29 Apr: Exmouth Rally/Running Day. The Devon General Society
29 Apr: Hamiltons MCW Metrobus Day featuring trips on MCW Metrobuses from the fleet of Hamiltons Coaches, Kettering, Northants.
29 Apr: Feeder service to Hamilton's Metrobus Day from Chesterfield, Derby and Northampton. £12.50, pay on the bus.
29 Apr: Wheel Nuts 2012 (charity classic transport show), St. Roses School, Stratford Lawn, Stroud, Gloucester.
29 Apr: Breast Cancer Charity Bus Running Day, Route 251, Southend (Seaways car park) to Wood Green, every 20 mins from 1000 to 1200. c/o Blackwater Preservation Group. Email for details.
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