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Watercress Line: Fun On The Line In ’39

9 April 2022 - 18 April 2022

Experience life on the line in 1939 as the railway comes to life with a host of lively characters!

In this interactive living history experience you will learn more about the role of the railway during World War II. There will be characters at each station to bring the railway to life in an engaging way for all.

Meet the Station Master in Alresford and learn how his garden contributed to the war effort and take home your very own tomato seeds to grow yourself.

At Ropley you can learn more about the role of women on the railway and the work they carried out on the locomotive Canadian Pacific.

Learn more about trade during the war at Medstead and Alton from the suave Spiv Bertie Bridges and see if you can help Local Defence Volunteer Norman Bishop find his lost Oxo cubes at Alton.

Dates: 9th-10th April 2022 and 15th-18th April 2022.


9 April 2022
18 April 2022


Watercress Line
The Railway Station
Alresford, Hampshire SO24 9JG United Kingdom
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