Steam over ShapThe Old Courthouse | Main Street | CA10 3NL
August 10 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
Exhibitions and events at Shap in Cumbria, CA10 3NL to mark the 175th anniversary of the commencement of construction of the Lancaster & Carlisle Railway.
At The Heritage Centre – Railway archive including records, images and recollections.
At the Old Courthouse – Railway art, photography, hand-built static models and artefacts. Artists exhibiting include Alan Gunston, David French, Nicholas Leigh, Christine Pulham and James Roberts plus artwork on loan from individuals.
Open daily but times vary; Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 2-5pm,
Mon 10am -2pm, Tue 2-5pm, Wed 12-2pm, Thu 2-5pm, Fri 2-5pm
Special events below (charges apply): see individual entries or visit our website for details www.theoldcourthouse.org
Sat 10th August Talk – The story of the railway over Shap Fell
Sun 18th Aug – Model Railway Exhibition
Mon 19th – Talk by Stephenson Locomotive Society with images from the Percy Duff collection
Sat 24th Aug – A guided walk around railway sites of interest in Shap
Sun 1st Sept- Evening of music and readings celebrating or railway heritage