We are currently planning our Music Train Programme for 2012 and would be pleased to hear from you on how well we did in 2011 and of any ideas for 2012.

Here is a reminder of the great package we put together for 2011 which included a monthly Wednesday Evening Music Train from Chester to Plumley ; three Altrincham to Chester Music Trains to Jazz at Alexanders and three Thursday Afternoon Music Trains from Chester to Plumley.

Here is what we acheived:

Chester to Plumley – Wednesday evenings
To the Golden Pheasant at Plumley

9 March 2011 - Hot Foot Jazzmen
13 April 2011 - Chester Folk Festival
25 May 2011 - Acoustak
15 June 2011 - Nelson Peach
13 July 2011 - Time Bandits
17 August 2011 - Root Chords
14 September 2011 - Weavils
12 October 2011 - Rusty Cadillacs
16 November 2011 - Merseybillies

Altrincham to Chester - Wednesday evenings
For Jazz at Alexander's

1 June 2011 - Geoff Higginbottom
3 August 2011 - Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band
5 October 2011 - The Cowboy Outfit

Chester to Plumley – Thursday afternoons
To the Golden Pheasant at Plumley

12 May 2011 - Roy Clinging and The Hat Show Band
7 July 2011 - Geoff Higginbottom
1 September 2011 - Nelson Peach

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