Category Archives: Events

All events at Avon Valley Railway are tagged to this category.

Half Term Trains

6 – 21 February Brighten up your half term holiday with a trip on our heritage diesel train.  Daily except Monday & Friday

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Last Train to Bitton – 50th Anniversary Event

6 March Join us to commemorate 50 years to the day of the last passenger trains to run on the Avon Valley line.  We’ll be turning the clock back to 1966 and remembering the life and times of Bitton Station … Continue reading

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Diesel Gala

12 & 13 March See a variety a of diesel locomotives hauling passenger and freight trains on this special weekend.   More details to follow shortly.

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Volunteers Day

Volunteers Day Sunday 17th April 2016, 11am – 4pm Ever thougtht of becoming a volunteer on our friendly railway? Its not just about the steam and diesel engines …. We  have a wide range of jobs on offer there’s something … Continue reading

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Paddington Family Fun Weekend

14 & 15 May Come and see Paddington™ at intervals throughout the weekend.  Plus family activities.

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Beer Festival

3 & 4 June Enjoy a wide selection of real ales from around the country.

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Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy Bears Picnic – 10th July & 18th September 2016 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 … Continue reading

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Vintage Bus Rally

31 July Vintage vehicles from Bristol’s transport heritage will be the focus of a day-long celebration where visitors will be invited to travel back in time by both road and rail. Avon Valley Railway and the Bristol Vintage Bus Group … Continue reading

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Railway Children – Open Air Theatre… with a real steam engine!

24 & 25 August See a unique performance of Chapterhouse Theatre’s open air production of E Nesbit’s classic… with a real steam engine! Tickets on sale NOW from the station by calling 0117 932 5538. Chapterhouse Theatre’s 2016 productions

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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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