The Awdry Extravaganza

Event Details

Get ready for the Awdry Extravaganza! Celebrating the works of our own volunteer the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and our links to the Railway Series in it’s 76th Anniversary year.

We have a whole host of very fun and special things lined up for the weekend including but not limited to:

  • A once in a lifetime exhibition (pre-booking essential) featuring:
  • A selection of original artwork from “The Railway Series”
  • Rev Awdry’s model railways “Ffarquhar Branch” and “Ulfstead Road” displayed together for the first time in over 20 years
  • Rev Awdry’s original “History of Sodor” Lecture read by Tim Dunn – 7pm, Saturday only.  Tickets available here. Online viewing tickets available soon
  • Book a train ride behind Peter Sam and his friends from the Skarloey Railway

Book your 30 minute slot at the once in a lifetime exhibition now, follow the links below (please note this is just for the exhibition and does not include a train ride, please book separately)



And for all of those keen Awdry Fans all over the world – don’t worry! We will be livestreaming to our Facebook throughout the Saturday for everyone who cannot make it, the “History of Sodor” lecture will also be broadcast live to our YouTube!


Event Dates

  • Saturday 14th August 2021
  • Sunday 15th August 2021