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HUNDREDS ENJOY SUMMER FUN AT THE SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY

HUNDREDS ENJOY SUMMER FUN AT THE SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY
Over 600 people flocked to the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) last week for the first of its Steam and Whistle Activity Clubs, with hundreds more expected to visit during the summer holidays.

A total of 624 children enjoyed a range of Arts and Crafts at The SVR’s Engine House Visitor Centre at Highley between 5th and 8th August, while 525 children have already spent the first two days of this week’s activity learning about dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Week, which runs from 12th and 15th August, is a new addition to the Steam and Whistle Activity Club programme, which this year runs for an extra day each week, due to popular demand.

The action-packed, four-week programme continues next week with Pirate Time on August 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd, followed by Dig and Discover, rounding off the month on August 26th, 27th and 28th.

Activities are free with a Freedom of the Line ticket or Annual Family Pass, alternatively an entrance fee to The Engine House is payable at £3.50 for children and £6.00 for adults.

As well as the range of activities on offer, there is a wealth of family fun to enjoy at the SVR throughout the summer. The Peter’s Railway Young Engineers Centre at The Engine House features interactive exhibits and informative visuals from Christopher Vine’s popular children’s books about Peter, his Grandpa and the miniature steam railway they build down on the farm, teaching children about railway engineering and how a steam locomotive works.

For more information about the Steam & Whistle Activity Club and prices, visit www.svr.co.uk, call 01562 757900 or visit the Severn Valley Railway Families page on Facebook and click on the events pages.

 


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