Steam, Superheroes & Halloween at GCRN!

Kids of all ages can mix with their comic book heroes during a special themed event this month at Ruddington’s Great Central Railway.

The “Superhero Weekend” at Mere Way on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October has been organised by “Superhero Days Out” in conjunction with our local heritage railway. You’re encouraged to go there dressed as your favourite character and feel the excitement on the “Grand Steam Train” as Batman, Spiderman and The Joker battle it out during your hour long journey. Rides will also be available on the miniature railway.

Iron Man and Captain America will be there to escort youngsters to the Bouncy Castle World “disco domes” large slides and climbing walls. Organisers also promise a funfair, children’s entertainer and kids’ face painting.


Local visitors from Ruddington are being offered special discounted rates of only £5 for the Miniature Railway and £8 for the Grand Steam Train on the Saturday, whilst places last. Just make sure to say you saw this article on when you book. Tickets are available now by calling 07564628040 or emailing

ADDITIONALLY, on the Saturday evening the 28th October for the grown-ups, there’s a Halloween Party Prosecco and Music Festival from 7pm till midnight. Organisers say it’ll be a fantastic night, drinking Prosecco from a themed Prosecco Bar, where wines and beers will also be available. There’s “live” music from UK ska band, Ska Brittania, playing hits from such bands as Madness, The Selecter, Bad Manners, & UB40. Also live on stage will be Randell’s Soul & Motown Experience singing tracks from artists such as, The Four Tops, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, McFadden & Thitehead, The Tymes, The Tramps, the O’Jays, Kool & the Gang, Bob Marley & many more. There’ll be hot food, too, and you’re encouraged to dress in your favourite Halloween costume.


The usual ticket price is £10 per person to include a FREE glass of Prosecco. But local visitors from Ruddington are being offered TWO tickets for £10 so long as you make sure to say you saw this article on when you book.

Tickets are available now by calling 07564628040 or emailing

This event is also supporting the BBC’s Children in Need appeal with Pudsey Bear himself putting in an appearance!

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