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Yearly Archives: 2013

A New Year Message

Another year almost under our belt, and what a year it’s been!  We won the Queens Award for Voluntary Service and got nominated for the Sentinel Our Heroes Awards. We […]

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Santa Special Pics!

Pictures from this year’s Santa Special are now available in our features section.

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Christmas Opening 2013

Santa has left us for another year after an exhausting but fun fortnight.  Time to sweep up the discarded tinsel, pack up the grotto and muck out the reindeer stables […]

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It’s that time of year again!

Christmas has rushed up on us like speeding train, and next week the Apedale Valley Light Railway will be running their Santa Service, hopefully it will be travelling at a […]

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Our New Website

Welcome to our new and improved website.  This is something that we have been working on for a while in order to solve some of the problems with the old […]

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Winter Warmer

Tuesday and Wednesday this week are lobby days in our café, so if you are walking in the park it’s a great way to warm up. We’ve used local produce […]

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Can we fix it? Yes we can!

Our team were up into the wee hours last night, working to complete the installation of our new ventilation fan starter system (the grey box on the left of the […]

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Half-Term Opening

This half term we are going to open the museum every day! Unfortunately the maintenance on the mine ventilation means that we won’t be able run mine tours, but there’s […]

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Mine Maintenance

Unfortunately the mine is going to be closed for a further weekend while we finish the maintenance that we started last week. We are retro-fitting a new starter to our […]

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Spooky goings-on!

For Halloween the AVLR are swapping steam power for scream power, with an evening of Halloween Ghost Trains! The Ghost Trains start from about 4pm and run until 8pm, normal […]

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