Austin Chambers

Looking for a good book?
Then pop along to our Arts Of Steam tent where you will find a whole host of authors.
Out very own local talent Mr Austin Chambers will be giving a talk and selling his signed books.

Corio Raptor

These beautiful birds will be gracing A Splendid Day Out in June with their presence. 
Come along and hold one, have your picture taken with them and support a worthy cause at the same time. 
Corio Raptors are a charity that operates a hospital for sick and injured birds. Their aim is for rehabilitation and release wherever possible.

Jason Salkey

Come and meet Jason Salkey aka Rifleman Harris of the Sharpe series. 
He will be talking about the series and life behind the scenes and available for autographs, photos and merchandise

We are delighted that A Splendid Day Out can can be of support of his new book From Crimea with Love.

This is Burlesque

Burlesque Workshops for beginners with Burlesque IOM.

Cog and bustle friendly.

Back again, all the way from the Isle of Man to share their expert-tease!

Madam Zuri Arrosa and Angle X from Burlesque IOM.

Join these two lovely ladies on Saturday 1st June in the Performance Marquee outside the Platform at 2 pm.

Splendid Teapot Racing

Calling for entrants to take part in our Splendid Teapot Race. Time to dig out the kids remote control car and adorn with a teapot of some description, then simply bring it along with you to ASDO. Although I do recommend checking the batteries.
If you would like to take part please drop us an email with your name and the name of your teapot.

Dave Lee

Coming all the way from the USA. The extremely talented Dave Lee will be acting M.C. For the Arts Of Steam Arts & literature event.
He will also be Judging the Suitcase Challenge and will have a few limited copies of his book available.