Will be attending my first Steam Gala of this Century, what should I expect? Reason for asking is that in a SRV or NYMR thread I saw comments along the lines that it gets so busy it can be a bit of disappointing. I’m not bothered about clean shots of engines, in fact I like to take pictures with people adding context to the occasion (where this is possible). I’ve attended a couple of Diesel Galas in 2018 and greatly enjoyed them. I like the mix of people, the intensive service and the enthusiasm for the locos. Railway is North Norfolk and will be going on the Friday to avoid a crush. [There are great Advances from Liverpool Street.] Thanks in anticipation.