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St Albans South - Opening dates in 2016

Unread postby John Webb » Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:40 pm

The Open Day/Open Afternoon dates for 2016:

January:
In parallel with the annual Chiltern Model Railway Association show at St Albans Arena [Note 1]:
Saturday, Jan 16th and Sunday Jan 17th: 10am to 4pm
(NB this is the Third weekend, not the second weekend of January)

As part of the annual 'St Albans Residents First' weekend [Note 2]:
Saturday, Jan 23rd and Sunday Jan 24th: 10am to 4pm (NB Corrected dates on 18-11-15)

Sunday Afternoons, 2-5pm:
Feb 14th

Extended opening on:
Saturday March 12: 2pm-9pm for an evening view of our signal, hand and loco lamps.
Sunday March 13: 10am-5pm

Sunday Afternoons, 2-5pm:
April 10th
April 24th
May 8th
May 22nd
June 12th
June 26th
July 10th
July 24th
August 14th
August 28th

September - Heritage Open Days - extended opening 10am-5pm
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th

Sunday Afternoons, 2-5pm:
September 25th
October 9th
October 23th
November 13th
December 11th

FREE entry and souvenir card ticket (donations always welcomed!)
Working signals in the garden and displays of railway signs and working railway lamps.
Museum of signalling and railway items on the ground floor, including Tyer single line tablet machines.
Display of photos (until end of August) of photos by H C Casserley of Cricklewood and Kentish Town engine sheds.

Light refreshments available. Group visits welcomed - can be arranged for 'out of hours'.

Full details of location and accessibility at http://www.sigbox.co.uk.

Note 1: This is the last year this exhibition will be held in St Albans. In 2017 it will be held in Stevenage.
Note 2: In 2017 this event may move to March as part of a national English Tourist Board event.
Opening times in January 2017 will therefore differ from past years.
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Re: St Albans South - Opening dates in 2016

Unread postby John Webb » Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:46 pm

Please note additional to above - Extended opening on:
Saturday March 12: 2pm-9pm for an evening view of our signal, hand and loco lamps.
Sunday March 13: 10am-5pm

In connection with the end of "English Tourist Week", a national event.
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Re: St Albans South - Opening dates in 2016

Unread postby John Webb » Thu Sep 8, 2016 9:36 am

Just a reminder:

Saturday 10th/Sunday 11th September - Extended Opening 10am-5pm
in connection with 'Heritage Open Days'

Usual Free Admission - new LED signal demo up and running - various other special displays for the weekend.

Location information etc at http://www.sigbox.co.uk
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