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Saturday 21st April – Diesel Sunday 22nd April – Steam Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice Sunday 22nd April – Volunteers Day If … Continue reading

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Volunteers Day

Sunday 22nd April If you have ever thought if or how you could help support Avon Valley Railway returning retaining a part of local history, Come along meet current volunteers and have a tour behind the scenes. Volunteering Opportunities With … Continue reading

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‘Boys & Their Toys’

Saturday 28th Sunday 29th April 2018 Enjoy a weekend of model railways from the members of the Avon Valley Railway. See fifteen layouts in a variety of scales and browse the Frome Model Centre trade stand. Go on a brake-van ride … Continue reading

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Wallace & Gromit visit

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 May Activities starting at 10:30am   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 … 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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Class 31 Mileage…..

90 Miles of Thrash Class 31 Mileage Day An intensive top and tail service including non stop runs with 31101 & 31130 Tickets range from £12:00 – £20.00 (Including entry to the 15th Annual beer festival) Friday 1st June £20.00 … Continue reading

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Beer Festival

Friday 1st June 18:00 – 22:30 Saturday 2nd June Session 1 12:00 – 17:00 Saturday 2nd June Session 2 18:00 – 22:30 Come and celebrate our 15th annual summer Beer Festival With over 30 real ales (plus ciders) from around the … Continue reading

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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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