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Yearly Archives: 2011

Santa Special Pictures

You can now see pictures from the Apedale Valley Light Railway Santa Special 2011 on our facebook page. We hope everyone who came had a great time, we certainly did! And if you missed it, we’ll be doing it all over again in 2012. View the gallery here.

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Gleision Colliery Disaster Appeal Fund

After the disaster at Gleision Colliery earlier this year we decided that we should raise money for the appeal fund. Yesterday we were able to hand over a cheque for £500 to Ann Sinclair from the Coal Industry Welfare Organisation. Making the presentation is one of our trustees and volunteers, George Rushton. George worked at […]

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Santa Special 2011

Well, it will soon be Christmas and Santa will be coming to Apedale again, courtesy of our friends at the Apedale Valley Light Railway and their Santa Special Service. It will be running over two weekends on the 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th of December. Last year was a great success and this year it […]

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Changes in the Museum

We’ve been busy beavering away in the museum on our cottage display. It’s always been one of our most popular displays, but one thing that have talked about for a while is splitting it into a parlour and a kitchen. The problem was that it was a bit of a mix of the two rooms. […]

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Santa Special and Prize draw results

Today was the final day of the Santa Special at Apedale. Thanks to everyone who came, we hope you had a great time! And congratulations to the AVLR for organising a great event. We have been running a prize draw over the last few weeks and the tickets were drawn today. The winning numbers were […]

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