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An Illustrated talk by David Parker

Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam

Fri 21 Sep, 7:30pm at Copper Auditorium

Tickets: £8-£6 , approx running time: 120mins (including interval)

Is there a finer sight than the grace and power of a huge steam locomotive on the move? The award winning television programme maker, David Parker, spent 12  months filming the rebuilding of perhaps the most famous of them all, Flying Scotsman. In this illustrated talk David will show clips from programmes he has made about both Flying Scotsman and steam railways in Britain.  The evening will be a joyous celebration of the men and women who saved some of the country’s most picturesque branch lines and the steam engines  that run on them. We’ll hear their incredible stories, and see glorious and rare film of the steam engines, including Flying Scotsman, they rebuilt.