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Best Days Out Cornwall

When: 14 September 2023 - 21 September 2023

Steam Shanty Evenings in September at Bodmin Railway

Posted in Events by Lauren Webb on 26th June 2023

Welcome to our brand new event for 2023 – Steam Shanty Evenings. Join us for shanty songs, pasty’s, pints, and a trip on our steam train this September.

14 and 21 September

Featuring The Lemonaires from Mylor Bridge, Falmouth, listen and sing along as an array of songs from farming, to mining to fishing are sung along at the railway. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for the event start at 7 p.m., where you will be greeted by The Lemonaires and their first set of shanty songs. Pick up a drink and watch as they fill the station with their songs. Board the train at 7:40 p.m. for a single line trip down to Boscarne Junction, step off the train or listen from your seat as the acapella group begin their second set. Steam your way back to Bodmin General for the second half of the second set. Don’t forget to pick up your lyric sheet handout so you can sing along too.

Arrive at Bodmin General (PL31 1AG) at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start, finishing at approximately 9:30 p.m.Your ticket includes a Cornish pasty and a drink on arrival. All tickets must be booked in advance, and remember to choose your pasty type when paying for them.

Please be aware that single tickets or couples may be seated with other couples.

Buy tickets here: Buy Events Tickets online – Bodmin Railway (