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Off The Rails

Mix Steampunk with actual Steam! - April 27th and 28th

Off the Rails will bring steampunk music, fashion, exhibits, authors and tea dueling to a real historic working railway centre.

There will be musical performances on both the main stage and in the intimate setting of the railway carriages from the likes of Horatio Kuppa T and the Zeppelin Crew, Time Machine and Caroline the Musical Saw Lady.

Draft Saturday Programme

On the Stage

11:00 Pena
12:00; Author Panel
13:00 Time Machine
14:00 Tea Duelling
15:00 Caroline the Musical Saw Lady
16:00 Raffle

On the Train

11:00 Author Readings
12:00 Caroline the Musical Saw Lady
14:00 Pena
15:00 Kuppa Tea and the Zeppelin Crew
16:00 Raffle

Draft Sunday Programme

On the Stage

11:00 Alice's Night Circus
12:00; Herr Doktor
13:00 Caroline the Musical Saw Lady
14:00 Tea Duelling
15:00 Kuppa Tea and the Zeppelin Crew
16:00 Raffle

On the Train

11:00 Author Readings
12:00 Kuppa Tea and the Zeppelin Crew
14:00 Author Readings
15:00 Caroline the Musical Saw Lady

There will also be exhibitions, talks and signings from guests such as Steampunk luminary Herr Doktor and acclaimed author Raven Dane. There will be a Steampunk market trading out of the wagons in the railway centre from the likes of Belle Epic Vintage clothing, The Toggery, Broadarrow Jack and much, much more.

We are also planning a range of activities for the younger ones too, including treasure hunts around the Railway Centre, craft workshops and maybe even break out the training biscuits for some junior league Tea Duels.

As well as all this, you can ride one of the two trains that will be running over the weekend, and take your time exploring the many other exhibits the Railway Centre has to offer.

Our Saturday evening cabaret event is taking shape too and we are pleased to announce guest acts including Alice's Night Circus, Dr Corvus Marconi and more. This event will be taking place at The Marlborough Club, a short distance from the Railway Centre in Didcot. If you're there for the day, then don't worry about food as The Gardener's Arms on Tour will be there to provide you with the very best in Vegan and Vegetarian fare.

For more details or if you're interested in attending as a trader, contributor or performer see the Event Website.

Online Tickets will only be on sale until 11pm on Thursday 25 April.

Please note that Weekend Tickets are only available prior to the event and cannot be purchased on the day, so please make sure you have bought your tickets by 11pm on Thursday 25th April. Also, ticket prices will be slightly higher on the gate for the day tickets, so, again please make sure you have ordered your tickets online before 11pm on Thursday 25th April.

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Saturday 27th April  2019
All Day Ticket
Sunday 28th April 2019
All Day Ticket

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