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1940s Weekend - Photography Course

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    1940s train
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    Keep calm and keep snapping!

    Shutterbugs of the North West, the East Lancashire Railway needs you... to join us for a fabulous forties photography frolic in the Irwell Valley along with our partners at North West Photography Courses. This expert-led experience day will afford you to opportunity to capture the railway like you have never seen it before as visitors and re-enactors throw on their glad rags and pay tribute to the glamorous 1940s.

    Whatever your skill level you are sure to take something useful from the day, whether it’s improvements to your own techniques, a chance to make some new friends or simply some really unique memories.

    What’s Included

    • Morning debriefing on the Platform, including a safety briefing, basic hands on tuition tailored to the needs and ambitions of each attendee.
    • A light lunch provided during the day.
    • A heritage steam train ride for location shots with the opportunity to photograph some really unique scenes as the railway celebrates its popular 1940s Weekend.
    • Train ride back to Bury for a unique behind the scenes visit to the locomotive sheds where you will get a unique perspective on the ongoing effort required to maintain and repar heritage locomotives.

    Tickets cost £120 per person.

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