The inaugural Spa Valley Beer Festival is on 22-23 October. Saturday 22nd will see an intensive service using the lines Diesel Locos and on Sunday 23rd RSH UGLY and LMS Jinty 47493 will be used on all services. Tunbridge Wells West will be the focal point, with at least 15-20 beers and ciders to try in the Engine Shed. There will be further beers and cider at Groombridge and Eridge, and at least two more on the train in the bar car "Kate". The festival will be open from 11am on both days, but with Tunbridge Wells continuing to 9pm on Saturday night. Commemorative half-pint glasses will be available to purchase. Of course, our buffet cars will be in service both along the line and at Tunbridge Wells, and there are also refreshments and snacks available at Groombridge and Eridge. Watch this space for details of timetables and fares for the weekend, plus updates on what beers are coming.