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Events in 2017

EVENTS AT THE GWILI RAILWAY 2017 Pre-booking advised for dining and special events. Visit the e-shop for tickets and gift vouchers which will be added as they come available.

FEBRUARY

18 - 26th February - Half Term

Open every day with the following special events:

Sunday 12th February - St Valentine's Day

Sunday lunch freshly cooked onboard and served by our volunteers to celebrate your special day

Thursday 23rd February - Dining Experience

Welsh Elevenses 11:00 train

Afteroon Strawberry Cream Teas  13:00 15:00 trains

Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th February

The Scenic Explorer (Heritage Diesel Multiple Unit) will be in service. perfect for taking photographs

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MARCH

Wednesday  1st March - St David's Day

Sunday 5th March - Dining Experience - Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch  freshly cooked onboard and served by our volunteers on our Vintage dining set.

Friday 4th March - Footplate Adventure - Prebooking essential

Taster Steam Footplate Adventure

Saturday 11th March - Footplate Adventure- Prebooking essential

1/2 Day Diesel Footplate Adventure 10.00 & 13.30

Saturday 25th March - Footplate Adventure - Prebooking essential

Full day Steam Adventure

Sunday 26th March - Mothering Sunday Sunday Lunch - Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch freshly cooked onboard and served by our volunteers to celebrate Mums special day.

Sunday 12th & 19th March

The Scenic Explorer (Diesel Multiple Unit) will be in service

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APRIL

Saturday 1st April - Dining Experience - Prebooking essential

High Tea with Prosecco - 15.00 Train only

Friday 14th April -Monday 17th April - Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Meet the Easter Bunny who has an chocolate Easter egg for every child plus activity packs and lots more.  Special timetable.

Thursday 13th April and every Thursday afterwards

11.00 for Welsh Elevenses. 13.00, 15.00 for Cream Teas served onboard

Sunday 23rd April - DIning Experience - Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch freshly cooked aboard  and served by our volunteers on our steam hauled Vintage dining set

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MAY

Every Thursday - Welsh Elevenses & Afternoon Strawberry Cream Teas - Prebooking advised

11.00 for Welsh Elevenses. 13.00 and 15.00 for Cream Teas

Monday 1st May -May Bank Holiday

Special timetable for the Bank holiday

Sunday 7th May - DIning Experience - Prebooking essential

High tea with Prosecco aboard the steam hauled dining train.

12.30 & 15.00 departures

Saturday 20st May - Footplate Adventure - Prebooking essential

Full Day Steam Footplate Adventure

Sunday 21st May - DIning Experience- Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch freshly cooked on board and served by our volunteers on the steam hauled Vintage dining set

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JUNE

Every Thursday - Welsh Elevenses & Afternoon Strawberry Cream teas - Prebooking advised

11.00 Welsh Elevenses, 13.00, 15.00 trains for Cream Teas

Friday 16th June - Footplate Adventure - Prebooking essential

Steam Taster Experience 09.30, 11.00, 12.50 & 14.10

Saturday 17th June - Footplate Experience - Prebooking essential.

Full day Steam Adventure

24th-25th June - Steam Vintage Weekend

Whether you are interested in 1920' 30's, 40's, 50's or 60's, World War 1 or WW2 , all things Vintage can be celebrated this weekend.  Anything goes so dress up and have fun. Special timetable.

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JULY

Every Thursday and Fridays - Welsh Elevenses & Afternoon Cream Teas - Prebooking essential.

6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st - Off Peak Timetable 11.00, 13.00, 15.00

From 27th July - Peak Timetable applies

10.30 Welsh Elevenses, 12.05, 13.55, 15.30 Cream Teas

Saturday 1st July - Scenic Explorer service

Saturday 8th , 22nd, 29th - Scenic Explorer service during the day &  Evening Dining Experience - Prebooking essential for dining

Enjoy Fish & Chips and a Real Ale bar on the Gwili Fryer. Evening departure times to be confirmed.

Sunday 9th July - Dining Experience - Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch freshly cooked onboard and served by our volunteers on our steam hauled Vintage dining set.

Sunday 16th July - Classic Car Show

Special timetable applies

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August

Every Thursday & Fridays - Welsh Elevenses & Afternoon Cream Teas- Prebooking essential

10.30 Welsh Elevenses 12.05, 13.55, 15.30 Cream Teas

Saturday 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th Scenic Explorer service during the day & Evening Dining Experience - Prebooking essential for dining.

Enjoy Fish & Chips and a Real Ale bar on the Gwili Fryer.  Evening departure times to be confirmed.

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September

Every Thursday - Welsh Elevenses & Afternoon Cream Tea - Prebooking advised.

11.00 Welsh Elevenses, 13.00, 15.00 Afternoon Cream Teas

Saturday 2nd September - Scenic Explorer service

Sunday 3rd September - Dining experience - Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch freshly cooked onboard and served by our volunteers on our steam hauled Vintage dining set

Saturday 16th September - Footplate Adventure. Prebooking essential

Full day Steam, Driver experience.

Sunday 17th September - Dining experience - Prebooking essential

High Tea with Prosecco - 12.30 & 15.00 departures

Saturday 30th September - Footplate Adventure. Prebooking essential

Full day Steam Driver experience

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October

Sunday 1st October - Dining experience - Prebooking essential

Sunday lunch freshly cooked onboard and served by our volunteers on our steam hauled Vintage dining set.

Every Thursday - Welsh Elevenses & Afternoon Cream Tea - Prebooking advised.

11.00 Welsh Elevenses 13.00, 15.00 Afternoon Cream teas.

Saturday 7th October - Gala

Special timetable applies. Mixture of steam and diesel engines.

Saturday 14th October - Footplate Adventure - Prebooking essential

1/2 day Diesel Driver experience -10.00 & 13.30.

Sunday 15th October - Dining Experience - Prebooking essential

High Tea with Prosecco - 12.30 & 15.00 departures

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th - Scenic  Explorer weekend.

Sunday 29th - Dining experience - Prebooking essential

Steam & Scream on our Halloween Murder Mystery evening - Fancy dress welcome.

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November

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November - Scenic Explorer weekend.

Perfect way to spend a couple of hours taking photo's of the countryside wildlife.

Sunday 12th November - Scenic Explorer service

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December

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December - Santa's Magical Steam trains

Price band A applies - Special timetable

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th -December - Santa's Magical Steam trains

Price band B applies - Special timetable

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December - Santa's Magical Steam trains

Price band B applies - Special timetable

Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rs December - Santa's Magical Steam trains

Price band B applies - Special timetable

Sunday 24th December Christmas Eve - Santa's Magical Steam trains

Price band C applies - Special timetable

See the Event and Dining tabs on the website where more details will be added as they are released.

For more information on our events, click on the Dining and Events tabs on the website. If you'd like to volunteer, call in or phone the office 01267 238213 (Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00 or send us a message through the contact form.

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