Tagged: railways

Visit to Fremington Quay and Torridge Estuary (IA Section)

The visit consists of three related activities: 2.00 pm: Guided walk around Fremington Quay, looking at lime kilns, old railway sidings, Fremington dock, a visit to the interpretative centre (old signal box). The leader...

Bideford Branch report: May to July 2018

This years summer visits were most successful. On 12th May a few members made their way to meet violinist Tasmin Little and the North Devon Sinfonia in an ambitious concert at the Landmark Theatre,...

Visit to Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (Bideford Branch)

Meet at 2 pm at Woody Bay Station, EX31 4RA. It is located on the A39, about half-way between Blackmoor Gate and Lynton (OS SS6816946467). Lunch will be at the Old Station House Inn,...

Eldad Reimagined (IA Section)

Meet at 10:45 at the entrance to Plymouth Railway Station, for an 11:00 – 12:30 walk and talk on Brunel’s plans for a grand railway terminus. The leader will be Alan Barclay. In 1843...

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Plans (Bideford Branch)

A talk, “The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Future Plans”. The speaker is Ian Cowling, trustee of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust. He will present a talk on the future plans for further revitalisation of...

Plymouth-New Zealand Connections (Plymouth Branch)

A talk “Plymouth/New Zealand Connections-Including the Plymouth Company of New Zealand, New Plymouth and the 1917 Rail Accident at Bere Ferrers” by Clive Charlton.

Bideford Branch report: Oct 2015 to Jan 2016

The Bideford Branch Autumn-Winter season started at the Burton Gallery Bideford in October, with Nick Arnold, writer of science books for children and best known for the long series Horrible Science giving an interesting presentation...