Category Archives: Events

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Next Running Date!

February Half Term Holidays We will be running: – Diesel Locomotives Dates:- Saturday 10th  to Sunday 11th Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th Timetable:-

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Easter Egg Trail

Good Friday to Easter Monday 30 March – 2 April Take our Easter-themed trail and see how many you can spot!

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Diesel Gala

14 & 15 April See a variety of diesel locomotives hauling passenger and freight trains. More details to follow soon.

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‘Boys & Their Toys’

28 & 29 April Enjoy a weekend of model railways from the members of the Avon Valley Railway. Go on a brake-van ride around the station. Plus see traction and static miniature engines up close!

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Wallace & Gromit

Wallace & Gromit at the Avon Valley Railway 12 & 13 May 2018 There’s lots going on during this special weekend! Meet Wallace & Gromit at intervals over both days Try your hand at clay modelling and see how creative … Continue reading

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The ‘Brick Express’

‘Brick Express’ Sat 9 & Sun 10 June 2018 Jump onboard the Brick Express and enjoy our building workshops with Britain’s favourite construction toy whilst you travel the line. What will you be inspired to build? Meet Bristol’s adult builder … Continue reading

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Beer Festival

1 & 2 June Come and celebrate our 15th annual summer Beer Festival with over 30 real ales (plus ciders) from around the country. Supported by Box Steam brewery. Full beer list will appear here once confirmed.

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Midsummer Wine Festival

Thursday 21 June Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, we welcome over fifteen English wine producers for a night of tasting! Book Midsummer Wine Festival tickets

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Teddy Bears Picnic

Saturday 30 June & Sunday 1 July Due to the popularity of this event, it will run both Saturday and Sunday in 2018 with steam trains operating both days. FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear! Come … Continue reading

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Vintage Transport Day

A special day celebrating our rich road and rail transport heritage. Sunday 29th July We’re hoping to welcome a wide variety of vintage transport types including buses, cars and other road vehicles. More details will appear here soon. If you’re … Continue reading

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