The Rise, Fall & Rise of the British Station


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Come along to the Museum on the evening of Friday 24 May for what promises to be a fascinating talk by celebrated newspaper columnist, Sir Simon Jenkins. 

Sir Simon, who also guest speaks on politics and current affairs, will share his passion and knowledge about the great British railway station - from the earliest days, through the glories of the late Victorian era to their decline in the 20th century.

His talk will also look at some of the extraordinary conservation work that's taken place at some stations and their recent return to favour.

This event is rescheduled from 1 February. 

Sir Simon Jenkins is an author, newspaper columnist and editor. He was editor of the Evening Standard and The Times

He chaired the National Trust for many years and currently writes columns for both The Guardian and Evening Standard.

This talk starts at 7pm in the Engine Shop, Coalbrookdale. Advance tickets only - available below.

The Rise, Fall & Rise of the British Station Concession

A talk by Sir Simon Jenkins. A concession is anyone aged over 60, a child or a full-time student.


The Rise, Fall & Rise of the British Station Adult

A talk by Sir Simon Jenkins.


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