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Singing the Steam, Concert

About the Event: Folk Singer / Songwriter and former Kirkby-in-Ashfield railwayman, Dave Goulder (above), headlines a concert of railway songs as part of the Lottery Heritage funded, Steaming Back to Kirkby heritage project. Supported by local folk groups, King of Rome and Hagg Farm Conspiracy, the concert commemorates Kirkby’s past history as a railway town.

The ‘Steaming Back to Kirkby’ heritage project commemorates fifty years since the closure of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shed and Sidings, which closed in the autumn of 1970.

Venue: The Bentinck (formerly Bentinck Miners Welfare Institute), Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. NG17 8GS

Date and Time: Sunday, 10th July 2022 (1pm – 4pm). Food and drink break at 2pm.

Cost: £10 per ticket (advance booking) – including a pie and peas meal or vegetarian option.  Concert only ticket – £5 pay on the door. 


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Tickets are also available from: Kirkby Heritage Centre and ‘Steaming Back to Kirkby’ Steering Group members. For further details contact 07914 373745 e-mail kirkbympd16b@gmail.com or Kirkby Heritage Centre on 01623 720111 – the centre can be contacted most mornings between 10 am and 12 Noon.

Public Transport: The Bentinck is on the route of Trent-Barton 3B which on Sundays runs between Nottingham and Sutton-in-Ashfield and the 9.3  Mansfield, Sutton, Derby service. More details at https://www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/threes

Robin Hood Line
Dave Goulder CD cover, The Man who put the Engine in the Chip Shop.

Posted by Steaming Back to Kirkby admin

16th May 2022