London Road Station Birthday Picnic 7th June

Cake, Music, History, Trains… London Road Station birthday picnic June 7th

Join DRARA and the London Road Station Partnership for  coffee and (birthday) cake, followed by a friendly street picnic to celebrate 150 years of the Brighton to Seaford line.
  • 10.30 – 11am Blowing out birthday candles and eating cake (with a fruit and veg theme)!
  • 11am Dawn Chorus singing.
  • 11am onwards Why not visit the London Road Station Partnership gardens, find out what’s growing. Drop by Florence Rd Market to pick up stuff for picnic. Take a look at our exhibition of posters about the history of the railway station and the area.
  • 12 midday Marvel at Brighton & Hove Model Railway Club display.
  • 12 midday. ‘Pick and Cook’ cookery demonstration from Brighton and Hove Food Partnership. How to use what’s growing in the garden to create wonderful food.
  • 1pm (revised time). Vintage steam train ‘Oliver Cromwell’ should be passing through the station on its way to Eastbourne.
  • 1pm – 2pm. Maire McQueeney’s guided walk focusing on railway heritage of this area will take place from Brighton Station, back to London Road Station. Exact time to be confirmed.
  • 2pm. Mel’s All Stars playing in Shaftesbury Place.