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LLAMA at Woody Bay

Jun
04
2009

Lynton & Lynmouth Music Festival (LLAMA)

Sunday June 14th 2009 - Woody Bay Station

1.00pm: Jacksboro Highway – Acoustic Blues

Evolved from three Northamptonshire guys getting together at an acoustic night with a love for a bluesy style of music. They have released two albums - Light'n the Load in 2005 and Diversions 2006 and will shortly complete a live album.

 

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LLAMA at Woody Bay Station

Jun
04
2009

Lynton & Lynmouth Music Festival (LLAMA)

Sunday June 14th 2009 - Woody Bay Station

1.00pm: Jacksboro Highway – Acoustic Blues

Evolved from three Northamptonshire guys getting together at an acoustic night with a love for a bluesy style of music. They have released two albums - Light'n the Load in 2005 and Diversions 2006 and will shortly complete a live album.

 

1.45: Sarah Gough – Modern, alternative and laced with jazziness

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Sunny Sunday - 31st May

Jun
01
2009

Very hot sunny weather brought many visitors to Woody Bay today despite the lure of the beach! Maybe they were already suffering sunburn!

Nigel Thompson was there as a visitor for a change, and took these pictures.


Problems with AXE's steam air pump has seen a temporary return to using the air truck tender wagon on which a battery operating compressor provides enough air for the train's braking. 

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Peter Cannon Memorial Train

May
31
2009

The memorial train for much-missed volunteer Peter Cannon, who died last September on the eve of the Autumn Gala, preparing to return from Killington Lane on the beautiful summer's evening of Saturday 30 May.

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Works train - new pictures

May
27
2009

A set of new images - along with descriptions - have been posted on the Works Train page - see here.

Thanks to Nigel Thompson for the photos

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L&B at Eastleigh 100

May
27
2009

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway was represented at Eastleigh 100 - the Southern Railways' Works Centenary Celebrations - over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend by a joint stand between the Surrey Area Group and the 762 Club.

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Work in Progress - Thursday 21st May

May
24
2009

A new party-tent marquee was delivered this week and the Thursday gang were tasked with the job of constructing and erecting the new marquee. This marquee is positioned on the former lower lawn (now a levelled stone area) and during the periods throughout the season that it is erected, provides cover for the visitors using outside tea rooms.

Photos: Nigel Thompson


 

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Work in Progress - Wednesday 13th May

May
15
2009

Membership Matters

Many of the tasks supporting the railway are carried out away from the glare of publicity,and far away from Woody Bay.

Largely going unnoticed but a very important job within the L&B Trust these days is that of the Membership Secretary.

Despite the recent introduction of on-line renewals, most members currently renew in the traditional way posting their cheque with the renewal notice.

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Woody Bay Spring Gala, May 9/10 2009

May
12
2009

Pictures from the Spring Gala are now online: see the Gala Event Page.

If you have any information or pictures from this event that you would like added to this site, then please get in touch through the contacts link below.

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Work in Progress - Thursday 7th May

May
08
2009

Spring Gala preparations

As well as helping erect the marquees at Woody Bay and Moorlands for the Gala, this week the volunteers also completed a full tidy of the site at Woody Bay, including removal of the remaining unsightly building materials from the public areas.

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