News Channels
Recent comments
News archive


GWR's £1 million emergency appeal reached, thanks to anonymous donor

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has passed the £1 million mark in its Emergency Appeal, launched three years ago to fund the cost of repairing major embankment collapses at both Gotherington and just north of Winchcombe.

The landmark was passed thanks to a £7,000 donation from an anonymous benefactor who simply asked how much was needed to complete the appeal.

Thomas and friends chuffing to Cheltenham

Two days of family fun as famous railway stories are re-lived
on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Thomas the Tank Engine - creation of the late Rev Awdry - takes over the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway over the weekend of September 22 and 23.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway calls for volunteers

Thinking of volunteering? Do you like meeting people?
Think of the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway!
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is calling for new volunteers.
The railway, which runs between Cheltenham Racecourse and Laverton via Winchcombe and Toddington, is run almost entirely by volunteers. But it could do with more!

The Big Garden Give at Little Compton Manor - Tickets now available!

On Sunday 22nd July, Sir Alec Reed - Founder of the Big Give and Reed Recruitment - will once again be opening the stunning gardens of his Manor House in Little Compton, Moreton in Marsh,Warwickshire GL56 0RZ. This is only the third time in 1,000 years that the gardens have been open to the public and they will be open for one day only!

Jubilee Half Term - Kids go free on the GWSR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has got into the Jubilee family spirit by offering free travel for children over the half-term break between, from Saturday 2nd June to Sunday 10th June.

With the AA predicting that most people will stay in the UK over the

Thomas and Friends take over the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway!

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) is bracing itself for hundreds of fans of ‘Thomas the Tank Engine' this weekend (26 and 27 May) as the cheeky blue locomotive and his friends take over the railway.

Mad Neolithic Tea Party and Astronomy at the Rollright Stones

On Saturday 28th April , The Rollright Trust and the Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group will be hosting a 'Mad Neolithic Tea Party' and Spring MoonWatch 2012 at the Rollright Stones near Chipping Norton.

The first new Parish Boundary Stones in Gloucestershire for over 100 years

Ebrington, Gloucestershire does it again - this North Cotswold village has come up with an unique and lasting legacy for the Queen's Jubilee

On February 6th 2012 Queen Elizabeth 11 celebrated 60 years on the throne. It is only the second Diamond Jubilee in a thousand years of monarchs. No one alive now is likely to see one again.

In Perfect Harmony for Steam Railway's Emergency Appeal

Reading Male Voice Choir is to perform a benefit concert at Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 14th April. Proceeds will go to help repair the railway embankment collapse on the GWR Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

The top-quality Reading Male Voice Choir (RMVC) are putting on a stunning performance, with special guests the Miscellany Ladies' Choir. 

Fine Dining by Steam starts with a Mothering Sunday Special!

gwr logogwr logoRefurbished 'Elegant Excursions' steam dining train service on Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (the 'Honeybourne Line')

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's refurbished fine dining train, Elegant Excursions, starts its 2012 programme with Luncheon on Mothering Sunday, 18th March.

Other Cotswold Headlines
Cotswold Event Calendar
Event days are highlighted above. Click on a date to see events for that day.
News by Keyword