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Steam Rallies and Events in August 2019

Sat 24th - Mon 26th Aug 2019: Steam Rally Weekend

Stapleford Park, Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2SF.
Tel: 01664 851 614.

Two public running weekends and steam rallies at the historic 10 1/4in. gauge private steam railway. The volunteer preserved railway runs for nearly 2…

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On the first weekend of September each year the small, sleepy Leicestershire village of Shackerstone springs into life with the sights and sounds of the…

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Steam Rallies and Events in September 2019

Fri 6th - Sun 8th Sep 2019: Diesel Gala

Great Central Railway
Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 07710 934 788.

Expect to see at least one guest locomotive and an intensive timetable.

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Thu 12th - Sun 15th Sep 2019: Beer Festival

Great Central Railway
Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 07710 934 788.

Returns for its 12th year from Thursday to Sunday and is better than ever! Take your taste buds on a sentimental journey at our 4-day beer festival.

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Steam Rallies and Events in October 2019

Thu 3rd - Sun 6th Oct 2019: Autumn Steam Gala

Great Central Railway
Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 07710 934 788.

With a busy passenger service on Thursday, stepping up a gear on Friday with the addition of freight trains, and on Saturday and Sunday a very intensive…

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Sun 6th Oct 2019: The Victory Show

Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1SG.

It has something for everyone from re-enactment camps, miniature steam train rides, 1940s vehicles, and model remote controlled aircraft. There will be…

Aircraft / Military / Miniature Steam / Models / Tractors

Fri 18th - Sun 20th Oct 2019: 50th Anniversary Steam Gala

Battlefield Line
Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 01827 880 754.

Intensive three-day event celebrating the society's 50th Anniversary.

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Sat 26th - Sun 27th Oct 2019: Hallowe’en Weekend Trains

Battlefield Line
Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 01827 880 754.

Dare you travel on the spooky trains? Competitions & fancy dress during and haunted evening train. See website for more details.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Ghostly Engineer & Other Stories

Abbey Pumping Station
Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 0116 299 5114.

Visit website for more details and booking. Come along to an evening of chilling story telling in our engine house. Discover the Ghostly Engineer and other…

Halloween / Stationary Steam

Thu 31st Oct 2019: Halloween Steam & Scream

Quorn and Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road, Quorn, Leicestershire, LE12 8AG.
Tel: 07710 934788.

Take a ride into the unknown, with the Ghost Trains that go shunt in the night! We want to see lots of little witches, ghosts & ghouls, so don…

Halloween / Railways

Steam Rallies and Events in November 2019

Sat 16th - Sun 17th Nov 2019: Last Hurrah of the Season

Great Central Railway
Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 07710 934 788.

The last chance of the year to enjoy a GCR Gala before the Santa Season. We feature a number of steam in action in a busy and exciting weekend to…

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Sat 23rd Nov - Tue 24th Dec: Santa Steam Trains

Great Central Railway
Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 07710 934 788.

Visit website for more details and booking.

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Sat 30th Nov - Tue 24th Dec: Santa Trains

Battlefield Line
Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire, .
Tel: 01827 880 754.

Meet Father Christmas on his train. Visit website for more details and booking.

Railways / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in December 2019

Sun 8th Dec 2019: Christmas Toys & Steam Day

Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX.
Tel: 0116 299 5111.

Standard Admission charges apply (Small charge for train rides. No on site parking available so use the National Space Centre Car park) . 1pm-5pm Start…

Models / Stationary Steam

From the Steam Heritage Shop

April 2019

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A Life Working With Heavy Horses

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£9.00

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Sheila Dibnah. Remembering our Fred

Using clips from his acclaimed BBC programmes and previously unseen footage Fred’s widow gives her own unique account of life with Fred.

£6.95

My Ladies – Bless them for my awakening

A varied and enchanted life told by a man who has been a Sea Captain, Explosives Expert, owner of a Naturist Club and eventually a trained Psychic. Married…

£6.75

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