Teddy Bears Picnic at Midland Railway – Butterley

The Midland Railway – Butterley will be hosting a very special Teddy Bears Picnic on the 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th March.

Throughout the weekend there will be Teddy Bears Picnic displays and a competition.

Teddy bears will be having picnics in the vintage train that can be found  in the Museum at Swanwick Junction as well as in their own cabin on Butterley Station. There will be Teddy Bears throughout the railway and the railways own “Butterley Bear” will greet ever passenger.

As a special offer any child brought to the railway by their own Teddy Bear will be able to travel free of charge.

The Railway Museum, and Country Park will be open, as will the Victorian Railwayman’s Church, model railways and the Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust West Shed

Alan Calladine, the Midland Railway Trust Development Officer said, “This is going to be a great family weekend with the chance for the whole family to enjoy a trip on a train, see plenty of Teddy Bears, take part in a competition and the chance for children to travel free of charge.”




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