Category Archives: Events

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Santa Special

Make this Christmas one to remember with the Avon Valley Railway Join the Avon Valley Railway this festive season for a ride on one of our steam-hauled trains and enjoy a special visit from Father Christmas!   Buy Tickets Alternatively … Continue reading

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Vintage Bus Rally

31 July PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE Our visitor leaflet has a date of 21 August but this unfortunately had to be changed earlier in the year by the Bristol Vintage Bus Group   Vintage vehicles from Bristol’s transport heritage … Continue reading

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Railway Children

24 & 25 August 7pm Join us for a unique performance of Chapterhouse Theatre’s open air production of E Nesbit’s classic The Railway Children… with a real steam engine! The audience will not just enjoy Chapterhouse’s adaptation of this much-loved … Continue reading

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Grandparents’ Weekend

27 – 29 August Grandparents travel for half price when accompanied by at least paying child. Bring them along for a fun day out.

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Behind the Scenes Tours

As part of the Discover Festival in South Gloucestershire we will be offering behind the scenes tours of the our yard and workshops over the weekend of 10 & 11 September. Go on a behind-the-scenes tour of our locomotive restoration workshops … Continue reading

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Railwayana Valuation Day

Railwayana Valuation Day – 11th September 2016 Antiques at Avon Valley Railway. Have you ever wondered if that old lamp or sign dad put in the loft is worth anything? Here is your chance to find out. On Sunday 11th … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears Picnic

18 September It’s a Great Day Out For Kids! ‘When you go down to the station today your in for a big surprise.’ Children who bring a responsible Teddy Bears will travel FREE of charge on both the steam and … Continue reading

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1940s Weekend

24 & 25 September The 2016 application form to attend for exhibitors/re-enactors/vehicle owners & groups is now available further down the page. Join us for a fab weekend of vintage fun as we take a light hearted look at what … Continue reading

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End of Season Gala

15 & 16 October Follow the event on Twitter #AVRGala @AVRBitton or by following us on Facebook.     LOCOMOTIVES To be confirmed TIMETABLE An intensive timetable of passenger and demonstration freight trains will be operating on both the Saturday … Continue reading

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Spooky Half Term train rides

25 – 27 & 29 – 30 October FREE train rides for children in fancy dress. More details coming soon!

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