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WLA 50th Anniversary Celebration (Steam Museum, Swindon)

27th January 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT

Proposed details for this event are as follows:

Room Hire:         Hawksworth Hall

Evening Meal:   Harper’s Weighbridge Steakhouse

Web Sites:          https://harperssteakhouse.co.uk/weighbridge/explore-weighbridge/


Ticket Price:       £15 per person to attend event

Meal Cost:          Individually charged (not WLA account)

Capacity:             Up to 200 people (anticipated 60 plus)

Web Link:            https://www.steam-museum.org.uk/venue-hire-room/hawksworth-hall/

Proposed Timetable:

1.00pm to 1.45pm:                         Arrival of guests

1.45 to 2.00pm:                              Welcome (Roger Smith)

2.00pm to 2.30pm:                         WLA Slide Show Presentation (Paul Finch)

2.30pm to 3.00pm:                         The last days of the Westerns & early days of WLA preservation with Q & A (Martyn Williams)

3.00pm to 3.30pm:                         Tea & Coffee Break

3.30pm to 4.15pm:                         "Last months of the Westerns" Slide Show Presentation (Bernard Mills)

4.30pm to 5.30pm:                         BTC Film Show (Keith Bullock)

6.00pm to 7.00pm:                         Drinks in Weighbridge Bar

7.00pm to 9.00pm:                         Meal in Weighbridge Bar


27th January 2024
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT


Ian Clayton


Steam Museum, Swindon
STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2EY
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