Light Railway steam gala to be held this weekend
THE free family-friendly West Lancs Light Railway Steam Gala will be held this weekend.
The event will run from 11am-11pm this Saturday (August 10) and from 11am-5pm Sunday (August 11) at the railway on Station Road in Hesketh Bank.
With free parking, there will be ride-all-day tickets available and the gala will comprise of three steam trains running a frequent service, diesel trains and chance to drive a diesel train, children's fairground rides and a roundabout.
There will also be interactive children's toys, vintage bus rides, steam tractors, stationary engines, a bouncy castle, displays by Southport engineers Mamod models in steam, and a large marquee featuring an all-day bar, cakes and tombola.
Tickets are also available for the evening entertainment ‘The Swinging Bricks’ with food and local and guest ales. These cost £10 and can be booked by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org