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Saturday 29th August 2020 Didcot Parkway Station, Station Rd, Didcot OX11 7NJ

A late summer evening of photography at Didcot Railway Centre with the newly outshopped GWR Saint

Summer time photography in and around the Shed at Didcot featuring 2999 Lady of Legend, 5900 Henderton Hall and a supporting GWR cast.


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About this event

We are pleased to offer another fantastic opportunity to photograph Didcot Railway Centre's brand new engine Lady of Legend 2999 in and around the shed front and after dark inside. To compliment this her we will be adding a mix of appropriate GWR liveried locos. One of these being the beautifully restored 5900 Hinderton Hall, her and others will be bought back to life with the aid of our famous smoke machines. What could be better than a late Summers evening spent in the presence of these icons in the most original Steam Shed in the UK photographing a fantastic array of Great Western power.

2999 Lady of Legend made her debut at the Centre during 2019 and is now set to take centre stage again in the late Spring of 2020 recreating those scenes of the past when steam locos were prepared on sheds up and down the land. After dark we will be posing the locos under our lights outside shed before retreating inside for the now famous scenes made even more special by a selection of our band of hard working Re-Enactors. 

Our evening will start at 18.00 and with the exception of a short break to grab some food in the on site cafe we will be shooting until 22.30. Lady of Legend will be in steam all evening giving us many different opportunities as we move her around the site, finishing under the Coal Stage with the now famous disposal shots and throwing of the fire. 

We expect this event to be popular so advise early booking.

Currently all of our events will run in line with our Covid-19 policy that follows government guidelines. You can find our Covid-19 policy information page here.

Images courtesy of Robert Falconer & Neil.

Event requirements


  • Spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Lense cloths
  • Lenses


  • All levels welcome


  • Low

Other essentials

  • Sturdy outdoor shoes

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