175th Anniversary of the Chappel Viaduct and Gainsborough Line

The 175th Anniversary is being celebrated over the weekend of the 29th & 30th June 2024. An exciting weekend is planned and many activities have been organised by various people, groups and organisations from Chappel & Wakes Colne, Bures and Sudbury.

Programme of Events

We hope that this website will bring information about all those events together, and act as a sign-post for finding and sharing information. This operates in conjunction the 175th Anniversary FACEBOOK page.

Take a look at the programme of events. By clicking the corresponding heading from the menu, you will be taken to full details of the event and information of how to book or purchase tickets where necessary.

This is a family, fun-packed weekend with something for everyone. So please spread the word and come along and join in the activities and events, supporting this very significant anniversary.



Chappel and Wakes Colne Station