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Yearly Archives: 2015

Inspired 2 Festival

In July we’re hosting the “Inspired 2 Festival” from the MY Theatre and Film Co. It should be a great day of family fun. Neil Baldwin , who was recently immortalised in the BAFTA winning biopic “Marvellous” will be there as Nello the Clown. There’ll also be music, workshops, stalls, food,drink and goodness knows what […]

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2015 Railway Gala

The Apedale Valley Light Railway Annual Gala is on 16th and 17th May this year and advanced tickets are now available on www.avlr.org.uk. Adults tickets are £6 and children £3, with a £15 family ticket (2 adults and 2 children).  There is also a £15 “Access-all-areas” ticket for the serious enthusiasts photographers.  Advanced tickets get a 5% discount off […]

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Apedale Valley Light Railway’s Easter Fun

The Apedale Valley Light Railway​ starts it’s 2015 season this weekend with three whole days of Steam, featuring the Kerr Stuart 3014 “Joffre” (pictured).  There will be Easter fun on the railway with the Great Easter Egg Hunt.

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New Folk Music Project – Never Take A Daisy Down The Mine

We recently learned of a music project by American Folk Musician, Alex Caton, focusing on mining songs and poems. In Alex’s own words – “The project started five years ago after a visit to England and a family group tour down the mine at Apedale Heritage Centre in North Staffordshire, England. This happened to be […]

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Half Term Winter 2015

We’ve barely digested the last of the Christmas pudding and another half term is upon us!  A lot of attractions close for the winter, so it can be hard to find something to keep the kids and grand-kids from driving you up the wall occupied, but we’re open all year at the Apedale Heritage Centre!  Next […]

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Events 2015

We’ve just updated our website with all of the Railway events for 2015, other events will be added as they are announced.  If you are running any events in the Apedale Country Park or in the surrounding communities, do let us know and we will pop them on our website.  If you are running an […]

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Minnie Pit Remembrance Weekend

This weekend there will be a series of events at Halmerend Methodist Chapel to remember the men who died in the Minnie Pit Disaster on 12th January 1918. We’ll be there ourselves on the Sunday 11th January with a display of Mining artefacts including items related to the Minnie Pit, along with all the other […]

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