The Brickworks Museum
at Bursledon

What's on at The Brickworks


Summer Fair

Sunday 23rd June, 11.00 - 4.00

A blast of summer fun. The old factory will be all steamed up and there will be plenty of summery activities on offer as well. Lots for children to do, craft displays and stalls, animals, blacksmithing - a real country feel to the day.

Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust will be running their trains, the cafe will be open for light refreshments and the museum's old engines steamed up and working.

Free parking and activities for children, play areas inside and out.

Adults £7, Concessions £6, Children £4 and Family £18

 

 

 


Prof Elemental & The Gaslight Troubadours

Friday 12th July

We are hosting an event organised by The Art House Gallery on Friday 12th July, 19.00 - 22.30.

Professor Elemental and The Gaslight Troubadours will be at full steam providing a Steampunk extravaganza - something our museum responds to excellently!

More details and tickets can be found on their Eventbrite site: 

https://elemental1907.eventbrite.co.uk/

 

 

 

 


Trains @ The Brickworks

Sunday 21st July, 11.00 - 4.00

In July we celebrate trains. Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust have a day to show off all the work they have been doing and their collection of rolling stock. There will be train rides, model railway layouts and all kinds of railway related activities.

The museum will be all steamed up and working, activities for children of all ages, cafe for light refreshments and free parking.

Adults £7, Concessions £6, Children £4 and Family £18

 

 

 


Wheels, Wheels, Wheels

Sunday 18th August, 11.00 - 4.00

Steam-Up Sunday focusses on things with wheels.  The courtyard will be full of cars, buses, bikes, motorbikes - it's a real opportunity for local enthusiasts to show off their prize possessions. 

We will also have our popular Meccano exhibition back for this event with yet more wheels!

The museum will be all steamed up and working, HNGRT will be running their trains, activities for children both inside and out, cafe for light refreshments and free parking.

Adults £7, Concessions £6, Children £4 and Family £18


Heritage Open Days

Sunday 15th September, 11.00 - 4.00

A chance to see the museum for FREE! We are proud to be part of the National Heritage Open Days scheme for another year.

Free parking and the cafe will be open for light refreshments.

 

 

 


Heritage Open Days

Sunday 22nd September, 11.00 - 4.00

A second chance to see the museum for FREE! We are open again as part of the national scheme to help everyone get close to our shared heritage.

Free parking and the cafe will be open for light refreshments.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Family Fun Day

Sunday 29th September, 11.00 - 4.00

A day of activities aimed at children aged 3 to 93! All kinds of things to do with child focussed activities all day. Plenty of room inside if it is wet. Our local history group will have a display based on local shops and businesses.

The museum will be steamed up and running, HNGRT will be running their trains, Activities for children, Craft stalls, Free parking, cafe for light refreshments. 

Adults £7, Concessions £6, Children £4 and Family £18


Halloween Steam Up

Sunday 27th October, 11.00 - 4.00

The whole outside display area(s) will again be bulging with steam exhibits including resident and visiting full size traction engines, scaled miniature engines, stationary power plants, fairground organs etc. right down to table top steam model displays. The very popular traction engine trailer rides will run all day and it is hoped that the tractor/trailer rides ‘trialled’ at the October open day will also be run, having proved so popular.

A chance to immerse yourself in a Victorian engineering setting for the day, and to watch the grand parade of machines ‘chuff and hiss’ their way past you as they wend their way slowly around the site!   

Activities with a ghostly theme for children of all ages.

The museum will be in steam and both our large steam engines will be working away.

HNGRT will be running their trains and inside there is the museum itself, activities for children, craft stalls and live music.

The cafe will be serving light refreshments.  Adult £7, Concession £6, Children £4 and Family £18


Christmas at The Brickworks

Sunday 24th November, 11.00 - 4.00

Love the Christmas Market! One of our busiest events with lots of craft stalls all over the museum. There will be activities for children and Father Christmas has promised to call in! 

The popular Meccano exhibition will be back for this event.

The museum will be steamed-up, HNGRT will be running their trains and the cafe open.

We like to celebrate Christmas by reducing the entry prices to £4 per adult and free for a child. Parking is free, as always.

Father Christmas will be able to meet 150 children before he has to get back to the North Pole - it is a busy time of year. Tickets will be sold on a first come - first served basis. A visit costs £4 per child.