1940s experience returns to the Watercress Line this Christmas

1940s Christmas
Credit: MHR

The Watercress Line has announced that it’s popular Christmas Leave event will be making a return this year.

The 1940s experience returns on 26-27 December, inviting guests to experience the atmosphere of a 1940’s Christmas on the railway.

Visitors will join civilian and military re-enactors at the Watercress Line’s period stations, where there will also be live 1940s music.

An Air Raid Precaution (ARP) display will also take place at Alresford, wartime games at Alresford Goods Shed and much more makes this a cracking day out for the whole family.

For more information and to book tickets, please visit https://www.watercressline.co.uk/product.php/36/christmas-leave

What did the officials say?

Jules Johns, interim marketing manager at the Watercress Line, said:

“Every year we’re blown away by the popularity of our Christmas Leave event, it’s a great end to the festive period whether you’re looking for a trip down memory lane, or a chance to make new memories with your family and friends.  We look forward to welcoming everyone to join us for a unique experience featuring music, steam and season merriment.”

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