Category Archives: Events

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Diesel Gala

8 & 9 April   We welcome Class 20 locomotive D8059 from the Severn Valley Railway for this special weekend of intensive trains. Plus brake van rides (additional small charge applies). To book advance tickets for this event click on … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Trail

14 – 17 April (Good Friday – Easter Monday)   Join our Easter Egg Trail and see if you can find them all! Plus crafts onboard the train on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

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Family Fun Weekend with Paddington

13 & 14 May Join Paddington for a weekend of family fun at the Avon Valley Railway 13 & 14 May Enjoy childrens’ fairground rides, craft activities, story-telling face-painting, Punch & Judy as well as rides on our steam trains! … Continue reading

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Beer Festival

2 & 3 June Join us this summer for our annual Beer Festival! Enjoy 25 ales from around the country together with a selection of cider and perry. Entry by wristband for £3.50 available from the Booking Office NOW or … Continue reading

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NEW Midsummer Wine Festival

English Mid-Summer Wine Tasting 21st June 2017 Join Avon Valley Railway for a fascinating tasting of delicious English wines! The English Mid-Summer Wine Tasting will see one of the largest collections of English Wine ever put before a public audience … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears Picnic

9 July FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear! Enjoy a family teddy bear trail, craft activities onboard the train, face-painting and Punch & Judy shows.

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Vintage Transport Festival

29 & 30 July A special weekend celebrating our rich road, rail and river transport heritage. More details to follow We will be operating a Park & Ride service from two locations in Keynsham; Fry’s Pavilions Keynsham Station overflow (opposite … Continue reading

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Grandparent’s Weekend

26 – 28 August Grandparents travel for half price when accompanied by at least one paying child. Bring them along for a fun day out!

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Railwayana Valuation Day

10 September Have you ever wondered if that old lamp or station sign is worth something? Bring it along and find out.

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Teddy Bears Picnic

17 September FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear! Enjoy a family teddy bear trail, craft activities onboard the train, face-painting and Punch & Judy shows.

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