Sat & Sun 30th - 31st July 2016


Welcome to The Cumbria Steam Gathering Online

Welcome to the website for the Cumbria Steam Gathering.

The dates for your diary 2016 will be July 30th and 31st. We hope to welcome you all again.

A Shpherds Hut/Living Van will be offered for sale by auction at this year`s Cumbria Steam Gathering with all proceeds going to MacMillan Nurses. For the full story check the news section of the Cumbria Steam & Vintage Vehicle Society`s website

At the closing date of March 31st over 1,300 entries have been accepted for this years Steam Gathering and will again consist of a huge selection of machines and artefacts representing all aspects of preservation and restoration.

In addition there will be the opportunity to have a go at riding a Segway and for the first time at Flookburgh the world famous "Purple Helmets" motor cycle display team will be carrying out their hilarious routines in the main arena; and all at speeds approaching...Well you`ll just have to come and see!

On Saturday catch up with local artist "Evsie" who will be doing on the spot caricatures of likely (and unlikely) characters around the show ground.

On Sunday, come and meet Stan and Ollie, our special Laurel and Hardy lookalikes as they mingle with the crowds.

Tune in to local radio station The Bay, 96.9/102.3 & 103.2fm, in the weeks leading up to the Steam Gathering for a chance to win free tickets to see this year`s show. 

Firm favourites at Flookburgh, the Sheep Show and the Pantonic All Stars steel band will be attending once again and the fairground will have all the usual old time rides and attractions. The North West Lawn Mower racing team will once again be kicking up the dust in their usual inimitable style.

Gates open on both days at 09.00am and close at 05.00pm

Ticket prices are: Advance purchase on line, £12.00 Adult, £10.00 concessions (over 65)
                         On the day: Adult £14.00, Concessions £12.00
                         Children under 16 FREE,  car parking FREE  

Advance tickets can be bought by clicking on the Ticket Sales button on this website, they will be delivered by e-mail for you to print off. Advance tickets will be available until Friday July 29th.                       

If you would care to see pictures of Steam Gatherings past, they can be viewed by opening the the galleries section of the website of the Cumbria Steam & Vintage Vehicle Society,

General enquiries can be raised by e-mail via the Contact Us page of this website where you will also find a list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions or by phone to 07825 369601.