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Railway Event:1940s Wartime Weekend at Great Central Railway

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Railway Event, Fri 10 - Sun 12 Sep 2021

Great Central Railway

Great Central Railway

Address

Loughborough Central Station,
Great Central Road,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE11 1RW

Details

Loughborough (Home Front)
- Meet the dignitaries
- Dickie Lines performing throughout the day

Quorn and Woodhouse (Allied Nations)
- Grace Spitfire Arial Display (One Day Only)
- Live Music from Kevin Mac, Jane Darling, Kyle Evans and More
- 1940's Dance with the Rutland Big Band (Saturday Evening)
- Large Display of Wartime Vehicles
- National Fire Service Air Raid Displays
- Punch and Judy
- Vintage Shopping Village
- Real Ale Bar
- Gin & Prosecco Bar

Rothley (Germany)
- The famous Rothley battle returns (Saturday and Sunday only)
- Liberty Pink performing throughout the day
- German Beer Bar

Le Birstall (Occupied France)
- Early Afternoon Skirmish

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Disabled visitors, school parties and groups are welcome - please ring in advance. Coach parties by prior arrangement only.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 10 - Sun 12 Sep 2021

Prices

To be confirmed

Directions

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Map reference: SK 543193  Lat: 52.76884 Long: -1.19588

Located off the A6 near Loughborough. Signposted on all major routes into Loughbrough. Parking on street is available at Loughborough, there is a car park at the stations of Quorn and Rothley.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Disabled visitors, school parties and groups are welcome - please ring in advance. Coach parties by prior arrangement only.