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Event Date: Saturday 26 November | Time: 3pm – 8pm | Venue: Statfold Railway, Tamworth

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Join Boundless this November and celebrate the start of the festive season with a trip on the Statfold Santa Express steam railway.

  • This fantastic event is just for Boundless members
  • 30% discount on the admission price, saving up to £7.50 a ticket
  • Meet Santa Claus – all children get a gift
  • Free entry into a prize draw to win some fantastic festive goodies
  • Visit the railway museum – home of the UK’s biggest collection of narrow-gauge steam engines

Kick-start the festive season with a trip on the Santa Express! There’s hot chocolate and mince pies when you arrive, and then it’s time for you and your family to board Santa’s steam railway – all decked out in colourful Christmas lights, this will be train ride to remember.

We’ll all join in on some traditional Christmas carols with our choir and brass band, and then it’s time for the kids to meet Santa. He’ll have a present for each child, they’ll get to make some delicious food for his reindeer and Mrs Claus will be there too keep them busy with some decorating fun. There’s a soft play area as well, so there’s plenty for the little ones to do.

There’s a free prize draw to win some Christmas goodies, and the grown-ups will enjoy a look round Statford’s railway museum, with over 30 locos built by companies in the UK and abroad.

Visiting on Boundless members’ day gets you all sorts of extra benefits – reduced-price tickets, free museum guidebooks, prize draws, a chance to meet museum experts and free entry into a special Boundless area where you can meet our team and other Boundless members.

Boundless members’ day isn’t just about giving you perks on the day – you can also save up to £7.50 per ticket on the price of admission.*

Boundless member prices

Tickets

  • Senior citizen (65 and over): £12.60
  • Adult (15 – 64): £14
  • Child (2 – 14): £17.50
  • Infant (1 and under): free

*Discount of up to £7.50 per ticket compares to Statford Railway peak admission price of £25 per child giving a saving of 30%. Adult tickets save £6 per ticket compared to peak admission prices saving 30%.

Tickets will be available for members to buy from 1 September 2022. Tickets to this event are limited and we expect them to sell out, so make sure you pre-register now and we’ll contact you one week before tickets go on sale to the wider membership.

Boundless tickets are only available in advance and cannot be purchased on the day of the event. Tickets are subject to availability.

The Boundless team attend all our events to make sure your day goes as smoothly as possible. We’ll have our official Boundless photographer on site to capture the best moments for you, your family and friends. All photos will be available for you to download after the event.

If you upload any of your own pictures to social media be sure to use the hashtag #bemoreboundless for a chance to be featured on our social pages.

By buying tickets, you’re agreeing to have your photo taken and any images used on our marketing platforms. If you’d prefer not to have your photo taken or appear on our website or social pages, please let us know when you arrive and we’ll make sure arrangements are made.

Not yet a member? Join Boundless today for £32 per year to take part in this event

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How can I get there?

By Car

Statfold Barn Farm Ashby Road, Tamworth B79 0BU

Postcode for sat nav: B79 0BU

Where do I Park?

The museum has ample free parking. You will be directed to the car parks when you arrive.

Are there any age restrictions?

There are no age restrictions on this event. Please make sure everyone in your group has a valid admission ticket based on the ages below.

  • Senior citizen (65 and over): £12.60
  • Adult (15 – 64): £14
  • Child (2 – 14): £17.50
  • Infant (1 and under): free

I have a friend or family member who wants to come as well

Great, bring them along! The only provision is that the booking must be made by a Boundless member and that everyone who attends has a valid admission ticket.

Only tickets purchased through Boundless will entitle you to members’ day benefits. Boundless tickets must be reserved in advanced and will not be available on the day.

What time does this event start and end?

The events runs from 3pm – 8pm.

When you purchase your tickets you will have to select an arrival time as this is when the steam train will leave the car park area and head to the museum. You will only be able to get the train that is booked on your ticket so make sure you arrive at least 20 minutes before your train is due to depart.

Can tickets be transferred?

Once you have purchased your event tickets they cannot be transferred as a current member with valid membership card needs to be present. This is because we have a very limited number of tickets and have to ensure the offer benefits Boundless members.

How accessible is the site for people with mobility difficulties?

You can view the venue’s accessibility information here.

Are dogs allowed on site?

Only assistance dogs are allowed within the museum. Pet dogs are not allowed at this event – please leave them at home.