Festival of Steam and Transport

Festival of Steam and Transport This is a fundraising event in aid of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust


Wow what a weekend! Thank you to everyone that joined us and a big thank you to all of our staff and volunteers who have worked so hard in this heat. Checkout Day 2 highlights in the video below!
That's a wrap! πŸŽ‰


End your Easter holidays with us! it's the final day of the Festival of Steam & Transport. Tickets are available online and on the door. Join us for a family day out with live music, FREE funfair rides, street entertainment, classic cars and more!



Wow what a lovely day! We hope you enjoyed it! Thank you to our lovely staff who have worked out in the sun today 🌞
Let's do it all again...tomorrow! End your Easter weekend with us! Tomorrow the Rock Choir joins us - lookout for them at the Courtyard stage. There will be more live music from BBC Radio Kent 'Kent Sessions' as well as our FREE funfair, the steam parade, the giant balloon show and more! Tickets are available online & at the door: https://bit.ly/2UF80Lr

25% OFF ONLINE ADVANCE BOOKINGS for the Festival of Steam and Transport 1st & 2nd April. Ticket holders to The Dockyard ...
The Festival of Steam & Transport 2018

25% OFF ONLINE ADVANCE BOOKINGS for the Festival of Steam and Transport 1st & 2nd April.
Ticket holders to The Dockyard can now buy online by entering in their ticket number at checkout.
It's fun for all the family this Easter with our funfair, running trains, live music, entertainers and new for the this year - The Food Festival!
Our 25% off online tickets ends 18th February 2018 - so be quick! :)

The Festival of Steam and Transport is back! In its 16th year we have our favourites here again for the weekend... Steampunks, Funfair and our trains!

Historic Dockyard Chatham
Historic Dockyard Chatham

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Only 1 more day of work to get through until Salute to the '40s
Please see some important competition info for the weekend below :)

-> 11-12pm - Win an air raid experience!
Find the media team and shout BLACK OUT! We have 4 tickets available per day to give away - first 4 people win!!
->1pm - Fire the guns on HMS Cavalier!
Find the media team from their FB live at 1pm, first family who finds them wins!
-> Win an annual ticket! (or a free renewal)
Upload your picture of the day onto Instagram and tag us and use the #

-> The media team will be across the site with the FB frame to have your photo taken for our website and social channels! Come and say hello if you spot us :)
- The team will be doing FB live across the weekend, don't be afraid to join in!
PS - The media team will upload a picture of themselves on Saturday morning so you know who to lookout for! :)

Salute to the β€˜40s tickets are out now! Book us in your diary for the September weekend – 16th & 17th and travel back in...
Salute to the 40s - Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

Salute to the β€˜40s tickets are out now! Book us in your diary for the September weekend – 16th & 17th and travel back in time with us! New for this year is the 1940’s evening dance! Dance the night away, in our big space – slip 3 - get ready to Lindy hop, swing and jive! Tickets for the evening dance are sold separately – all the details are on our webpage http://thedockyard.co.uk/whats-on/salute-to-the-40s/

Take part in our 1940’s family vintage festival at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, and be transport back in time, for a weekend of vintage delight..


The Historic Dockyard


General information

It is β€˜Full Steam Ahead’ to the Festival of Steam and Transport at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, on Easter Sunday and Monday, 27th and 28th March 2016. This event promises to be a carnival spectacular for all ages. With ALL INCLUSIVE festival fun and entertainment on both days! A FREE yes, FREE Steam Funfair, street acts, live music, walkabout performers, classic and vintage cars, Locomotives, Steam Engines, Motorbikes and much more. A Farmers Market and other Festival traders will be on site for that perfect buy. An exclusive opportunity for visitors to book the β€˜Call The Midwife’ film location tour. Farm animals including pigs, sheep, alpacas and honey bees, will be here to learn about, see, pet and feed. Plus a variety of foods and catering outlets for you to enjoy the perfect Easter treat! NEW for 2016 a display of iconic Movie Motors complimented by a two day programme of Movie Music and cover acts! One price, one place – all inclusive fun! A great start to the Easter holidays.

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm


01634 823800


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