Watercress Line

S.T.E.A.M. - On Line Art 25th -27th October 2016

"All our passengers are invited to join the world's biggest drawing festival. Draw, doodle, sketch or just make marks with meaning, as we celebrate the importance of drawing and visual literacy."

An 'arty' day out for all ages, enjoy a train ride along our beautiful 10 mile line through the Hampshire countryside and meet our artists at work at every station.

Hop off the train and join us at Ropley Station on the Watercress Line to explore art in an engineering setting.

Drawing helps us to see and explore maths and science. Join local artists and our Canadian Pacific restoration project team to discover how drawing engineering subjects can help you to understand the way our magnificent steam locomotives work.
Make collage from component rubbings, get top tips on drawing from our artist friends, draw restoration in progress from our viewing galleries or go sketching in the Engine Yard.

Bringing together Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. STEAM recalls our Industrial past and the fusion of creative innovation, enterprise and the arts.

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