Follow in Prince Albert’s Tracks

Planet at Mountsorrel

We can now reveal that the Mountsorrel Branch line of the Great Central Railway was used to film the railway scenes in Episode 7 of Victoria, The Engine of Change.
October 22nd and 23rd will be your last chance this year to travel the line, so please take the opportunity. Continue reading Follow in Prince Albert’s Tracks

Halloween in the Spooky Wood

Halloween 2016 banner

Our volunteers have transformed the Nunckley Trail into a spooky adventure to be enjoyed on the run up to Halloween. Come and look for the ghosts and witches. What can you find cooking in the witch’s cauldron? Don’t get caught in the cobwebs at the willow arch! Entrance is free. Continue reading Halloween in the Spooky Wood

August trains: Pictures and Video

Nunckley Hill from the trail

We hope you all enjoyed our Diesel weekend and that the odd shower didn’t spoil your enjoyment. Below are a few photos and a video we took over the weekend. Continue reading August trains: Pictures and Video

Weekend Trains

Trains running poster

Have you ordered your tickets yet via the GCR website (Mountsorrel Running Weekend)? Remember that train tickets purchased on the day are CASH ONLY. This weekend, August 20th and 21st, are the only confirmed dates where you can ride the Mountsorrel Railway, so make sure you don’t miss out. Continue reading Weekend Trains

Train Tickets now available

Trains running poster

You can now book on-line for the trains on August the 20th and 21st via the GCR website at the following link http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/tickets/ticket.php?etid=21 Continue reading Train Tickets now available

Drama Days: 17 to 19 August

Banner for drama day project safari

Calling all young explorers and drama lovers with big imaginations! If you love playing games and making up stories – take a walk on the wild side and imagine what could happen on an epic journey, where anything is possible. Join us and create a short play and make your own masks and props, during three two-hour drama workshops for children (7-11yrs). The play will be shown at the end of the final day to friends and family. Continue reading Drama Days: 17 to 19 August

Art Exhibition: Second Take

Second Take exhibition

Our second art exhibition “Second Take” is not to be missed. It will be running from the 10th to the 24th July in the Community Room (upstairs in the Heritage Centre building). Continue reading Art Exhibition: Second Take

Nunckley Trail: Walk and Draw

Nunckley Trail Walk and Draw

Suitable for adult beginners or improvers, this is a chance to slowly potter around this beautiful woodland trail, seeking out and sketching natural forms, man-made objects and views. Led by local artist Jacqui Gallon there will be lots of tips and tuition. Cost £10. Booking essential on 07812967422

Trains announced: August 20th and 21st

August Train running

Diary at the ready! The GCR have given us advanced notice of when trains will next run on the Mountsorrel Branch Line, so keep the weekend of the 20th/21st August free. Trains will be made up of the three carriages forming the GCR’s heritage diesel multiple unit, as shown on… Continue reading Trains announced: August 20th and 21st

The Left Hand Band

The Left Hand Band

Keep your fingers crossed for fine weather for Sunday 19th June. Weather permitting The Left Hand Band will be playing a mixture of 50’s Rock-n-roll and other oldies for our customers between 2 and 4 pm in the outside seating area. Continue reading The Left Hand Band