Train and Railway Fun Day Event Information page

Train and Railway Fun Day

Event details

  • Event times:
    • Start : 10.00am
  • Venue : The Den, Teignmouth
18th August

Train and Railway Fun Day

Ride On Trains \ Traction Engines \  Model Railways \ Music \ Theatre \ Face Painting \ Refreshments


Sunday 18th August  -  10am – 4pm

The Den Teignmouth



Model Railways

Tabletop exhibition from Dawlish Model Railway Society, Abbotskerswell Model Railway Society and The John Polly


Exeter Model Engineers

100ft of track with ride on train for small people.

Ride - £1.50


Traction Engine and 7 ¼ inch ride on steam railway & 180ft ride on train with kind permission of Dave Matthews.

Train Signal Display with kind permission of Dave Weeks.



Badge Making workshop with Teign Heritage - Design & make your own badge to wear and take away

Train Collage with TAAG – The start of an exciting project to create a train collage for display in Pavilions Teignmouth. The train will grow to fill the full length of the first floor corridor above the bowling green.

Journeys – Plot your journeys on a giant map to create a unique piece of work.




Cask – 11:30am & 3:00pm

A Teignmouth daughter and father A Cappella shanty duo who perform at various Pirate and Shanty festivals. On this occasion we will be singing an eclectic set of songs about railways, from such composers as Flanders & Swann, Dave Goulder, Ian Marshall, Big Jim


Back Beach Boyz – 1:00pm & 1:40pm

Are a crew of shanty singers, based in Teignmouth, having fun raising money for charity. We take our name from Teignmouth’s Back Beach, where the view of the setting sun behind the Tors of Dartmoor can be spectacular. We normally sing shanties (work songs from the days of sail) traditional and new, plus songs sung by the workers (navvies) who laid the tracks for the engines to run in.


Famous Five Go Off On A Train - 12:15 & 2:15

The summer hols have started and julian, Dick, George, Ann & Timmy the dog are looking for an adventure so what better than to hop on a train to Teignmouth? Their picnic is packed and five are off in search of fun. What jolly fun!

ABS Theatre bring you a thirty minute spoof adventure story – family entertainment with laughs galore!


Face Painting

Refreshments from Alice Cross

Image Gallery – click to view the larger version

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