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Wishing you a merry Christmas Santa Newsletter: Christmas 2019 - So what does Christmas mean to you? For us it is the chance to take a well earned rest and take stock of what we have achieved during the year. We never cease to be amazed by the work our volunteers continue to provide year in, year out come rain… Continue reading Newsletter: Christmas 2019
Christmas memory tree banner Christmas Memory Tree - For the first time we are having a Christmas Memory Tree on the Granite's patio. We have a box of baubles with ribbon in Granite's. Write on the ribbon the name of a loved one or friend no longer with us and tie it to the tree, then leave a donation in our donation box. Donations will be split equally between our current appeal fund and Macmillan Cancer Support. Continue reading Christmas Memory Tree
Steam toy banner Steam Toy Extravaganza: 9th November 2019 - A team of steam toy enthusiasts are joining us at the Heritage Centre to showcase a variety of their steam powered engines and toys. The wagons in the Railway Museum will be temporarily moved outside in order to make space for the exhibits which means you can enjoy this event… Continue reading Steam Toy Extravaganza: 9th November 2019
Route of the Narrow Gauge Railway Newsletter: Autumn 2019 - Autumn, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. Romantic yes, but Keats never ran a railway! The ECO team are always busy keeping the site tidy and cutting back the rampant undergrowth, whilst the railway team have recently been extending the narrow gauge railway track. More of that later. Railway… Continue reading Newsletter: Autumn 2019
Garden Railway Bachmann Thomas and Friends Large Scale Reseller - You might be interested to know that we are now a reseller of the Bachmann LARGE SCALE Thomas and Friends range! This means that you could soon have the large scale Thomas and his friends running at home! Please enquire at the garden railway or in Granite's for further details. Continue reading Bachmann Thomas and Friends Large Scale Reseller
Halloween spooky wood weekend banner Spooky Wood Weekend 2nd – 3rd November - This year we are running our Spooky Wood weekend on the 2nd and 3rd November between 10am and 4:15pm, after Halloween to avoid clashing with trains running on the last Sunday in October. Our volunteers will be transforming the Nunckley Trail into an enjoyable spooky adventure. Come and look for… Continue reading Spooky Wood Weekend 2nd – 3rd November
DMU at Nunckley Hill GCR Trains: Autumn 2019 - There are just two more train running days this year. The Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line on Sunday 29th September and Sunday 27th October. For just £7 (£4 for children) you can take a trip on their Diesel Multiple… Continue reading GCR Trains: Autumn 2019