Coountry Railway Gala
Date(s) - 08/09/2018 - 09/09/2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mid Suffolk Light Railway
Country Railway Gala & Beer Festival
A grand end of season celebration of the Middy with three locomotives in steam, steam road vehicles and farm machinery including a ploughing exhibition on adjacent farmland. There will be at least four steam vehicles on site including a Garrett Tractor, a Road Roller, a Burrell Traction Engine and a Showman’s Engine. There will also be ploughing exhibitions at a field adjacent to the railway.
A festival of the best of local ales will be available from our real ale bar coach – The Kitchener Arms. (CAMRA members coming for the Beer Festival only will qualify for half price entry on production of their CAMRA membership card.) In addition The Kitchener Arms will be open from 19.30 – 22.30 on the 7th September, the night before the Gala with music from Psycodeliah.
More music on Saturday 8th comes from local singer/songwriter Emma and musicians between 11.00a.m. and 4.00p.m.The Ipswich Model Engineering Society will be displaying some of their exquisite model locos on both days.
We will be running a special bus service from Stowmarket Station to Brockford Station and return throughout both days.
And, of course, all the usual Middy attractions will be open – steam train rides in genuine Victorian coaches, Cafe, Museum and restoration Shed. A fascinating visit for all the family.
Event Contact Information
Website Address: www.mslr.org.uk
Contact Telephone Number: 01986798019