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Art on the Rails



Friday 16th August 2024

Time: TBC

Departing Station: TBC

Join us for a unique and inspiring creative session on the Weardale Railway! Whether you're an experienced artist or a beginner, this watercolour and sketching workshop offers a fantastic opportunity to capture the scenic landscapes and hidden gems along the rails.


Under the guidance of an expert artist, you'll explore and document the breathtaking views and behind-the-scenes moments at Wolsingham Depot. Enjoy the journey, discover new perspectives, and develop your artistic skills in a supportive and relaxed environment. All materials are provided, and no previous experience is required. Embrace the adventure and create lasting memories on this artistic railway journey!

Tickets cost £50 per person. To book tickets please visit (or click on the 'Book Tickets' button).


For more information please send an e-mail to Places on this train are very limited.

Please note the experience requires a reasonable level of fitness as you will be climbing on and off the train at most locations, if you are unable to do this we will arrange to move the train to allow you to carry out the drawing.


Art on the Rails will be onboard our 1958 built Class 122 'bubble car'. Photo: John Dinsdale

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