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Annual Gala Day

Mayor of Hereford opens new display at Waterworks Museum This year’s annual Gala Day at the Waterworks Museum (Sunday 28th July) saw the Mayor of Hereford, Councillor Kath Hey, unveil a plaque to inaugurate a new display with an interesting and unexpected connection to Hereford. The 1911 Hindley ‘Alcazar’ steam engine originally pumped saline water…
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Steampunks In Hereford

Over the weekend of 27th/28th April, the Waterworks Museum came alive with the vibrant sound and colour of Hereford’s third Steampunk Festival and some fantastic family entertainment, which kept visitors enthralled all weekend. Throughout the event, visitors (who included the Mayor of Hereford, Cllr. Sue Boulter) were entertained by brilliant acts of juggling, balance, illusion…
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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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