Each year Weston-Super-Mare has a Sand Sculpture Exhibition where talented sand sculptors from around the world create amazing artworks purely from sand. If, like me originally, you thought sand is just sand then you’re wrong, the sand at Weston is of a special type that makes it perfect for creating sculptures out of sand.
The railway line through what was later to become Whitton station was opened in 1848 by the Windsor, Staines and South Western Railway which in 1850 was absorbed into the London and South Western Railway which in turn was amalgamated into the Southern Railway in 1923.
How far should we go in explaining our photographs?
It’s one thing to caption a straightforward photo like “6023 King Edward II at Didcot Railway Centre” such a photograph is what it is,
This year’s Autumn Gala took place from the 21st to the 23rd of October and in keeping with previous galas was a very enjoyable event.
When it comes to planning which railways I’ll visit each year the two West Somerset galas have first claim on my diary (and if you want to know, yes the 2017 gala dates are already in my diary!). This year’s Autumn Gala took place over four days from the 6th to the 9th of October.