Beer Festival – Thurs 14 to Sun 17 Sept

Great Central Railway's annual beer festival returns for its eleventh year and is better than ever! Take your taste buds on a sentimental journey at the award winning line’s 4-day beer festival. This year SEVENTY guest beers & ciders, are on offer specially selected from different breweries.

Trains are running on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

The festival starts on Thursday 14th at midday.

It costs just £3 to enter but best of all it's FREE to anyone buying a ticket to travel on the steam trains that weekend!  With live music and hot food on offer it’s set to be a great weekend.  CHEERS!
GCR’s normal train fares apply with an adult runabout for just £16.

LOUGHBOROUGH CENTRAL - MAIN BAR & LIVE MUSIC
Opening times:

Thursday & Friday - 12pm to 11pm
Saturday - 11am to 11pm
Sunday - 12pm to 5pm

Live Music
Thursday - quiet
Friday night - to be confirmed
Saturday -to be confirmed
Saturday Evening - Heart of Oak - a local 5 piece semi acoustic covers band - music from the 50's to today
Sunday - quiet

Food
From 12pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday until late there will be Bratwurst served on Loughborough platform.  Our station Buffet will also be open.
On Thursday, our Buffet will be open from 2 pm to 8 pm

QUORN & WOODHOUSE - LARGE BAR & LIVE MUSIC
Opening times:
Friday - 12pm to 11pm
Saturday - 11 am to 11pm
Sunday - 12pm to 5pm

Take a trip down memory lane on Friday, Saturday & Sunday to Quorn & Woodhouse station; there’s a variety of traction engines, plus classic and vintage vehicles, on display.

Live Music
Friday night from 7pm - Coopers' Last Stand
Saturday afternoon - to be confirmed
Saturday from 7pm - Ska-Amanga. FREE admission from 5pm.
Sunday - quiet

Food
From 12pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday until late there will be curry available.  Butler-Henderson café will also be open from 10am to 4pm for homemade sandwiches, hot food, cakes and drinks.

Rothley - SMALL BAR
Friday - 12pm to 5pm
Saturday - 11am to 5pm
Sunday - 12pm to 5pm

Food
Ellis's tearoom will be open from 10am to 4pm daily for homemade sandwiches, hot food, cakes and drinks. Also the Station tearoom on the Platform will be open.

TIMETABLES

Thursday 15th September - No trains running - Bar open at Loughborough Central Station only.

Timetables for Friday, Saturday & Sunday - to be confirmed

BREWERIES & BEERS
To be confirmed

Our next running day

This Weekend
Three steam locomotives and one diesel loco are in service on our main line as our diesel railcar also operates the first services from our main line to Mountsorrel from Quorn & Woodhouse.

9F 92214 "Leicester City" King Arthur Class 777 "Sir Lamiel"
Ivatt Class 2 46521 BRCW Type 3 (Class 33) D6535
Metro Cammell Class 101 Diesel Railcar

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