Events for Amberley Industrial Museum

February Half Term

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

18th February 2019 - 22nd February 2019

During the February half term, enjoy our week of family STEM activities and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the site.

Mums Can Do

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

30th March 2019 - 31st March 2019

There is much to do at Amberley Industrial Museum this weekend for mum. Enjoy a fun packed weekend where mums can experience activities such as pottery, train driving and bus conducting. For mums of all ages (mums visit for free with a full paying child), so bring the whole family for a fun day out. Also, why not treat mum to lunch or afternoon tea in our onsite Museum café.

Vintage Car Show

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

7th April 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Our annual vintage car show returns to Amberley Industrial Museum. See vintage cars which are all pre 1956. Originally known as the cobweb run, the event originates from the start of the car exhibition season when vehicles were taxed and out for their first show of the year. Come and see some beautifully restored and original condition vehicles on display around the site.

Easter Holiday Activities

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

8th April 2019 - 22nd April 2019

Over the Easter holidays take part in our Easter trails around our Museum to win your chocolate surprise! Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the 36 acre site.

Spring Industrial Trains

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

14th April 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Narrow gauge action on the Museum’s railway, plus demonstrations runs with the Road Machine contractors’ monorail. With our resident steam trains enjoy riding the railway around the 36 acre site.

Spring Bus Show

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

28th April 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Enjoy your first opportunity of the season to ride some of our historic buses around our Museum, with a wonderful display of our Museum buses and some visiting exhibitors. Learn more about the history of our bus collection, and pay a visit to our Southdown bus garage.

Classic Car Show

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

5th May 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

With over 150 motorcycles on display, talk with the owners and fellow motorcycle enthusiasts. The show will host a wide cross-section of machines for the education and entertainment of the public, which will provide an enjoyable day for visitors and exhibitors in the picturesque grounds of our Museum. This show aims to celebrate the history of British Motorcycling with Motorcycles up to 1990.

Mini Day

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

11th May 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Following the success of our first Mini day at Amberley Industrial Museum, join us for a day all things Mini. We welcome Minis of all types from the earliest Sevens through to the final Sportspacks and everything in-between.

Home Front Weekend

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

18th May 2019 - 19th May 2019

Join us as we bring the home front to Amberley Industrial Museum. Enjoy dancing and music and a display of military vehicles used in the Second World War. With dance displays from Eight Beat Jive, why not join in the nostalgia and come dressed up for the occasion.

Heritage Craft Weekend

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

25th May 2019 - 27th May 2019

Celebrate traditional and woodcrafts this weekend at Amberley Industrial Museum with craft makers and demonstrations. As part of this weekend, we will also mark the day of our 40th birthday on the Sunday 26th. Join us for all things heritage along with our birthday celebration.

May Half Term Activities

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

27th May 2019 - 31st May 2019

Over the May half term, enjoy our week of family activities at Amberley Industrial Museum and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the 36 acre site.

Floral Fringe Fair

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

1st June 2019 - 2nd June 2019

Now in its seventh year the quirky Floral Fringe Fair is to be held this year at our Museum. The fair features specialist plant nurseries, wildlife stalls, artists and makers, artisan food and street dining stalls. The fair also includes vintage stalls, classic cars, music and dancing and dressing in vintage style and most recently we have added in a flavour of the creative art of Steampunk, which will find a perfect home amongst the industrial machinery and exhibits at Amberley. Everyone is invited to come along dressed in vintage or Steampunk style if that’s their thing. This event is being hosted by the Floral Fringe Fair please visit their Facebook page for more information www.facebook.com/floralfringefair.

Dads Can Do

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

15th June 2019 - 16th June 2019

There is a lot for Dad to do this weekend at Amberley Industrial Museum. Enjoy a fun packed weekend where dads can experience activities such as pottery, train driving and bus conducting. For dads of all ages (dads visit for free with a full paying child), so bring the whole family for a fun day out. Also, why not treat dad to lunch or afternoon tea in our onsite Museum café.

Emergency Services Weekend

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

22nd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019

Quick! Watch the fire engines go at Amberley Industrial Museum in this weekend celebration of our emergency services past and present. With a display of vintage and modern fire engines at our Museum, along with demonstrations from the West Sussex Fire and Rescue service, and other emergency service vehicles on display around the site.

Gala Weekend

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

13th July 2019 - 14th July 2019

Ride on our narrow gauge railway and join us in celebrating our industrial trains. With many of our resident locos on display and running on our railway, also see our annual model railway exhibition.

Classic Car Show

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

21st July 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

Join us as we showcase classic cars from the 1950s - 1990s around the 36 acre site. With visiting car clubs and individual enthusiasts, join in the community spirit of this annual event day.

Summer Holiday Activities

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

24th July 2019 - 30th August 2019

During the summer holidays, enjoy activities around our Museum and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our MJuseum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the 36 acre site.

Historic Cycles Day

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

4th August 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

See bicycles from 1800 to the present day. With exhibitors and visitors welcome to come in period dress, watch the bicycles ride around our Museum in an afternoon procession.

Commercial Vehicles Day

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

11th August 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

This event will host a display of interesting and historic commercial vehicles from before and after the Second World War.

Steam Weekend

Amberley Industrial Museum

New Barn Road, Amberley, Near Arundel, West Sussex

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019

See visiting exhibitors with their working miniature steam engines. Also enjoy our steam days with our resident steam trains riding the railway around the site.