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may, 2020

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Event Details

V for Victory – 8th May 2020

Join The Bluebell Railway for a street party at Horsted Keynes Station this bank holiday!

Recreating the 40s atmosphere to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on Friday 8th May.

A fun and nostalgic event for the whole family. Dressing up is a must – but leave the spam at home!

What’s On

  • The Lindy Hop Dance Group – come and learn some new steps between 11am and 2pm
  • Allcock and Brown – the music hall duo will be performing monologues and singalongs of the 1940s
  • 23rd Sussex Home Guard – a 1940s reenactment group
  • Blitz n Pieces – will be performing wartime favourites and singalongs to Vera Lynn
  • A 1940s spiv act
  • Newhaven’s Town Crier Jason Ede
  • A display of 1940s vehicles

Timetable

Operating our Service 3 timetable:

Sheffield Park 9:30 10:45 12:00 1:15 2:30 04:00
Horsted Keynes 9:47 11:02 12:17 1:32 2:47 04:17
Kingscote 10:02 11:17 12:32 1:47 3:02 04:32
East Grinstead 10:10 11:25 12:40 1:55 3:10 04:40
East Grinstead 10:30 11:45 1:00 2:15 3:45 05:00
Kingscote 10:39 11:54 1:09 2:24 3:54 05:09
Horsted Keynes 11:05 12:20 1:35 2:50 4:20 05:25
Sheffield Park 11:20 12:35 1:50 3:05 4:35 05:40

Prices

All Day Rover tickets allow you to explore the entire Bluebell Railway, and hop off at our stations as many times as you like.

Advance Ticket Prices:

Ticket type Advance Tickets On The Day Tickets
Adult Rover £17.00 £20.00
Child Rover (3-15 yrs) £8.50 £10.00
Family Rover (1 adult + 3 children) £28.00 £35.00
Family Rover (2 adults + 3 children) £44.00 £49.00
BRPS Adult Member Rover £8.50 £10.00
BRPS Child Member Rover £4.25 £5.00
BRPS Family Member Rover (2 adults + 3 children) £22.00 £24.50
Carer Rover Free Free
Dog £2.00 £2.00

You can also purchase platform only entry on the day for £7.50 for adults and £3.75 for children.

How to get there

You can catch a train from Bluebell Railway’s stations at Sheffield Park or East Grinstead, or drive directly to Horsted Keynes where there is a free car park.

Please contact Charlotte Archer, charlotte.archer@bluebell-railway.co.uk if you are interested in displaying a 1940s vehicle or running a vintage trade stall at the event. 

Time

(Friday) 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location

Bluebell Railway

Sheffield Park Station East Sussex TN22 3QL

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