Category Archives: Events

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

Beer Festival

3 & 4 June Building on the success of last year, we are working on our 13th annual event and ale list. A wide selection of real ales and ciders will be available with light snacks and nibbles available from … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears Picnic

10 July & 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 … 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

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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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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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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Novemberfest 2016

11 & 12 November Entry wristbands will be available nearer the event for this year’s Bitton Beer Festival. Building on the success of last year’s 10th anniversary celebrations, we are working on this year’s event and ale list. A wide … Continue reading

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