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Tees Cottage Pumping Station

From 1849 Tees Cottage Pumping Station revolutionized water supply in Darlington and Teesside by offering cleaner, piped water to inhabitants who had previously relied on wells and rainwater tubs. At The Festival of Ingenuity you will be able to learn more about this wonderful piece of Darlington's heritage which is still pumping water from the River Tees using equipment which is over 100 years old - though it no longer supplies the town's water!

Venue: Market Square

Day: Friday and Saturday

 

http://www.teescottage.com/

By Ian Genius at 17 Jun 2016

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

CDDFRS are a reassuring and familiar sight in Darlington and at The Festival of Ingenuity you will be able to get up close to two of their appliances - one modern aerial platform and an older machine, giving you the chance to see how they have developed and improved!

Venue: Market Square

Day: Friday and Saturday 

 

https://www.ddfire.gov.uk/

By Ian Genius at 17 Jun 2016

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust are the builders, owners and operators of new steam locomotive 60163 Tornado, a class A1 Pacific. Following on from the success of Tornado, the Trust are now building a second locomotive, a Gresley class P2, No.2007 Prince of Wales.

On Saturday 9th July The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust are throwing open the doors of the Darlington Locomotive Works on Hopetown Lane for free* and welcoming visitors to see the locomotive and to learn more about both the building of Prince of Wales and the plans for the future. David Elliott, the design engineer for the project will be giving short presentations throughout the day which will be both informing and exciting.

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to see a piece of modern history!

You can find out more about Tornado at www.a1steam.com and more about No.2007 Prince of Wales at www.p2steam.com .

*visitors require a wristband, available free from the Festival, which gives free entry to both the Locomotive Works and the Head of Steam Museum

Venue: The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, Darlington Locomotive Works, Hopetown Lane, Darlington. DL3 6RQ

Day: Saturday

 

 

By Ian Genius at 17 Jun 2016

Nifco

Nifco are a local company supplying components to the automotive industry on a global scale!

Thousands of their parts will have driven past you on a daily basis and now you will be able to see them up close including the processes that go into manufacturing them and the skills that the Nifco staff need to have!

Come along and try your hand at dexterity tests, see a 3d printer in action and find out more about careers in the industry!

Venue: Market Square

Day: Friday and Saturday

 

https://www.nifcoeu.com/

By Ian Genius at 17 Jun 2016

Modus Seabed Intervention

A subsea company 25 miles from the nearest coast? Now that's ingenious! 

Modus Seabed Intervention provide Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) to the energy, telecommunications and defense sectors for a range of activities.

At the Festival, one of their ROVs will be towering over the crowds on the Market Square so make sure you visit on Friday or Saturday to see this amazing machine!

Venue: Market Square

Day: Friday and Saturday

 

http://www.modus-ltd.com/

By Ian Genius at 17 Jun 2016
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