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. Info@asplendiddayout.com


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.


Weekend Tickets Released

Due to increased demand we are happy to announce the release of Full weekend tickets… With a full weekend of top quality entertainment and activities – walk with the dinosaurs, face the wasteland, buy books from the hands of the authors, check out the steam engines and classic cars and enjoy a full programme of live entertainment inside and out!

Check out our incredible programme so far and grab yourself a bargain.