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image for Railway Event item type60s Fest 2017 at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • White Rose Award Winner
  • York Tourism Awards Finalist
  • York Pass
  • Welcome To Yorkshire Member
  • Tourism Association North Yorkshire
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Railway Event, Sat 22 - Sun 23 Jul 2017

VISITENGLAND QUALITY ASSURED VISITOR ATTRACTION VAQAS, TANY MEMBER, YTA FINALIST 2014/2017, YORK PASS, WTY MEMBER, WHITE ROSE AWARD WINNER

60s Fest 2017

60s Fest 2017

Details

Join us for our NEW bigger and better 60s Fest where you will get the chance to head back in time to the swinging sixties with events up and down the railway. You will be transported to Memphis with Levisham becoming LElvisham, Goathland once known as Aidensfield of Heartbeat fame will have a traditional country show and Grosmont will be taken over by 60s transport legends with Minis and Jaguar cars on show. Pickering will also host a pop pirate radio show, hall of legends exhibit and 60s fashion show!

Pickering Station:-
•Headliners ‘Beatles’ Tribute band plus the 60s Show Band
•60s Fashion show
•60s Hall of Legends
•Food Court (Beer Tent in Car Park)
•Pop-up Pub, 60s Burger Bar, ‘Froffy' Coffee Shop -tbc

Levisham Station:-
•Elvis Tribute artists playing between Noon and 4pm.
•Exhibition of the life of Elvis Presley
•Beer tent with American beers (plus local ales)

Goathland Station:-
•An exhibit of the filming of the popular TV series of life in the 60s
•Star Trisha Penrose will hopefully be in attendance with other stars from the series - tbc
•Music during the day will be supplied by local Traditional Jazz bands - tbc
•Beer Tent and cafe selling 60s favourites

Grosmont Station:-
•60's Car legends display
•Scalextric exhibition - tbc
•Package Holiday exhibit - tbc
•Beer Tent with 60s favourites

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and disabled access at Pickering Station. The station also provides a tearoom, shop and customer services reception. The railway welcomes dogs and pushchairs.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Jul 2017
See website for special event timetable

Prices

See website for special event prices

Also see

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 24 - Mon 26 Jun Harry Potter 20th Anniversary
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Jul 60s Fest 2017
Fri 29 Sep - Sun 1 Oct Annual Steam Gala 2017
Fri 13 - Sun 15 Oct North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Wartime 2017
Thu 26 - Sun 29 Oct Halloween Train 2017

Address

Pickering Station,
Park Street,
Pickering,
YO18 7AJ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 797841  Lat: 54.24639 Long: -0.77838

By Road: Thirsk to Scarborough, turn left at traffic lights in Pickering town and follow brown tourist signs for Steam Railway

By Public Transport: The main bus stops are outside Pickerig TIC at The Ropery and on Eastgate both within a 5 minute walk from the station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and disabled access at Pickering Station. The station also provides a tearoom, shop and customer services reception. The railway welcomes dogs and pushchairs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children