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War in the Valley

Venue: 
Churnet Valley Railway, Froghall Station ST10 2HA, Cheddleton Station ST13 7EE,

The annual wartime weekend, as the Churnet Valley is transported back to the 1940s and World War II.

 

EVENT ATTRACTIONS

AROUND THE CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY 

  • Steam hauled Passenger Service
  • 1940s Military Goods Train
  • Saturday Evening "Live" Radio Show

FROGHALL ALLIED CAMP

CONSALL AXIS CAMP

  • NWMC Axis Camp

CHEDDLETON HOME FRONT

  • 30s/40s Singer Brandyn Shaw
  • Notts & Derby 'Women's Land Army' Display
  • "Life on the Home Front" at Cheddleton Station - The Diary of Dorothy Ryder
  • Rationing Exhibition
  • Black-out Display and Evacuee Puzzles (Courtesy of CVR Education Team)
  • Air Raid Siren Re-enactment

 

If you wish to bring an Exhibit or Trade Stand to this event, then please contact CVR direct.

Re-enactors welcome, with 50% discount offered to those suitably attired for On-The-Day tickets only (excludes Family & Evening tickets.

** It is recommended that for this event you park at Froghall, where there will be an additional free car park opposite the former Thomas Bolton Copperworks. 

Event organiser: 
Churnet Valley Railway
Event organiser's contact details: 
01538 750755 enquiries@churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk

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