News from Papplewick Pumping Station

Underground reservoir tours

Reservoir tours will recommence at the April 1st/2nd steam event. Please note our new charges for reservoir tours are £3 per Adult, FREE for Children up to 16.

Nottingham Gaussfest, March 17th 2018, 10am-4pm

Papplewick Pumping Station is proud to be the host to Nottingham Gaussfest 18 on March 17th, 10am-4pm. Gaussfest is an informal meeting of people interested in building High Voltage equipment teslacoils, high voltage multipliers, van de graaff’s, wimshurst machines, violet ray machines, induction coils. Such devices will be demonstrated, experimented and tested during the day inside the Engine and Boiler Houses and the event is open to visitors and anyone interested or curious in high voltage or building/repairing high voltage equipment. An entrance fee of £5.00 applies for all adults, children go free.
The Pumping Station, grounds and tea room will also be open during the day.

If you are interested in exhibiting please send an email to

Visitors please note YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER at the Extreme Electronics website: to attend. This is so H&S information can be sent to you before the event. If you do not pre-register it will significantly delay your entrance to the event.

Nottingham Gaussfest

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