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85A RAILWAYMEN’S REUNION MEETING

SATURDAY OCTOBER 28th 2017 FROM 12 NOON UNTIL 5pm 

Our society is thrilled to present the 10th consecutive 85A annual Railwaymen’s reunion and invite workers of any railway employment - WLS members and railway enthusiasts to join us, everyone is welcome to come along to enjoy a heady afternoon of steam in it’s heyday across Worcestershire.

FREE ADMISSION                                         FREE ADMISSION

 The well known photographer and character the Rev David Hardy from Bristol will be kicking off the day’s entertainment at 1 pm with

 “Some confessions of a Railway Chaplain”

 Followed by

 Mr Michael Clemens showing two 50-minute segments during the afternoon of his very popular and historical films

 “Steam in Worcestershire"

 We look forward to David’s thoughts and Michael’s classic images reminding us of just how Worcestershire railways looked like in the 1950s & 1960s.

We also look forward to welcoming you to our club base, the Barbourne Ex Servicemen’s club, The Moors, Worcester WR1 3ED (next to the Swan theatre) by Pitchcroft racecourse where there is limited parking on site but there are large ‘pay & display’ car parks alongside the racecourse.  Doors will open from 12 noon with the club’s bar open all afternoon serving alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks, rolls, teas & coffees, please bring along your own packed lunch if you wish.

 As well as meeting up with old friends there will be lots to see and do with storyboards crammed into every room, other groups in attendance will be the Cotswold line promotion group, the 0 gauge group and Ken Shuard plans to show one or two of his model locomotives.

 Our own club shop will be offering stacks of pre owned books & magazines, 85A brass lapel badges, 85A & 85C key rings, Billycans & mugs.

 Should you like what our club has to offer our annual membership fee stands at just 10 (concessions 7) with monthly meetings, tours & visits to railway locations plus our special train on the South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh hauled by our own engine ex GWR Pannier tank 5786 (L.92)

For more information just email Wilkinson_5@btinternet.com , phone 01905 425892, or write 18, Tollhouse Drive, St John’s, Worcester WR2 6AD.

Looking forward to another celebration of our local railway heritage,

Cheers for now. Chris Wilkinson.

Last update to this page: 8th August 2017

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