Steamers and Scallywags

11 Jun 2022 - 12 Jun 2022

Come along to the National Emergency Services Museum’s bonkers building and be transported into a magical world of imagination, invention and adventure.

This Victorian police, fire and ambulance station, packed with wonders and curiosities, acts as the perfect backdrop for a brand new Steampunk wonderland! From a working steam engine to Victorian-inspired entertainment this three day event will be perfect for those new and old to the wonderful world of Steampunk.

Over the three days, the National Emergency Services Museum will have everything from goggles and gadgets to music and machines! Take part in best-dressed competitions, try your hand at tea-duelling, ride a fire engine, make something marvellous in the Inventors Imaginarium and even enjoy steampunk entertainment!

Visitors can also expect to see magic machines in a whole new light, as well as steam engine demonstrations, costumed storytelling, steampunk displays, stalls and much more. This event is perfect for anyone who loves imagination, invention and adventure!

Family fun event for all ages.

  • Fire engine ride experience
  • Inventors Imaginarium: a crafting station with a difference!
  • Steampunk displays
  • Steampunk entertainment
  • Stalls -Tea-duelling
  • Best dressed competition
  • Inside our machines: a look into the things that make our vehicles whir and ring!
  • Steam engine demonstrations (TBC)
  • Costumed storytelling (TBC)


Usual museum entry: see website for details