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HDPS Stationary Engine Rally

The Hereford & District Preservation Society traditionally makes a pilgrimage to the Waterworks Museum in Hereford on one of the first open days of each new season. This year it was Sunday 14th April, sunny but bitterly cold. Nothing daunted, society members set their engines and vehicles out in exemplary fashion with, as usual, a…
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Steaming Ahead (2019 Events Calendar)

Hereford Waterworks Museum is not just a destination for steam and history enthusiasts, it is one of Herefordshire’s leading family attractions, including an award-winning children’s Heritage Water Park.  The Museum tells the history of drinking water through working engines and pumps, interactive displays and hands-on activities, and when the engines are in-steam, visitors can experience…
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Stirling Engine Rally

On 14 October, the Waterworks Museum in Hereford once again became the focus for hot-air enthusiasts from across the UK for the annual Stirling Engine Rally, despite the best attempt of the British weather to prevent it. Heavy rain had caused wide spread flooding and travel chaos for exhibitors and visitors, and the Museum’s rear…
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Dr Noel Meeke

The Weirdness of Water On 24th October a large gathering of family, volunteers, members and close associates, met at the Waterworks Museum in Hereford at the invitation of Emeritus Chair Dr Noel Meeke MBE, who will shortly be stepping down from his formal roles at the Museum after two and a half decades as a…
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