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Gins & Trains 2017 - Churnet Valley Railway Events Calendar

We are no longer taking online bookings for this event, but please turn up at the railway & purchase a ticket at our booking office
Gins & Trains 2017

Come and enjoy a range of great tasting gins, as G&T takes on a whole new meaning for the Churnet Valley Railways 2017 Gin Festival .

In a joint effort with North Staffordshire's very own Society Bar from Newcastle Under Lyme, over 40 different Gins will be on offer along with their own recommended Fever Tree Tonic at Cheddleton and Kingsley & Froghall stations .

The events runs over 4 days. Click here for a full list of Gins


Friday 25th Evening Only

Cheddleton Station Bar 1500 - 2000

Kingsley & Froghall Station Bar 1500 - 2300

A train service is in operation between the stations starting from Cheddleton at 1510 with the last service offering a full round trip from Cheddleton leaving at  2150

Live acoustic music will be on offer at Froghall throughout the evening adding to the event.

Admission to both station bars is free, but a valid train ticket will be required to travel between the stations by train.  £7.50 per person (evening only)

Saturday 26th Day & Evening

Sunday 27th  Day & Evening

Monday 28th Day Only

The main event gets underway on Saturday, and continues into both Sunday and Monday, as a two-train service operates along the railway throughout the Bank Holiday weekend, with static bars open on both Cheddleton and Kinglsey & Froghall stations as well as onboard selected services. Each bar will offer their own specific selection of gins.

Live acoustic music will be on offer at Froghall at various times throughout the event.

Admission to the station bars is free, however a valid train ticket is required to use the train service (discount available on pre-booked tickets).

Your train travel ticket will include an event brochure, detailing all Gins available and Train Times.

An extended evening service will run Saturday & Sunday evenings, which is included as part of all day tickets, but evening only tickets will also be available on the day only from 1600 onwards.

A printable version of the timetable is available at the bottom of this event page, or by clicking here. Please note -:

*All our staff are volunteers, and any verbal and/or physical abuse will not be tolerated. We reserve the right to remove any person(s) found to be abusing staff without the right to a refund.


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