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Seasonal events

Blog posts about seasonal events

What's on in December

For many of us, December is favoured to be the best month of the year! The Christmas markets, the work parties and the late-night shopping fun – there are so many festivities to get involved in!  

So, just what does December 2019 have in store for us? Here are our suggestions for…

View more06 November 2019
Alternative Christmas Party Ideas for 2019

Have you landed yourself with the job of planning the office Christmas party? A daunting task to say the least, especially if the company has done the same thing year after year. Why not shake things up with these alternative Christmas party ideas that are sure to get everyone in the festive…

View more04 November 2019
6 reasons to get the train to Blackpool this autumn

A famous Lancashire seaside town – Blackpool needs no introduction. But, how many of us have actually spent a day there for solely leisure purposes? Well, if you haven’t, then now’s the time to book those Blackpool train tickets and start planning your itinerary in detail.

Here is our…

View more07 October 2019
What's on in November?

As the night’s get colder and darker, the real winter fun starts to begin around the UK.

To give you a taster of what’s in store this November, here is a selection of events taking place close to our Grand Central train routes…

View more30 September 2019
What's on in October?

Everybody loves autumn, the season when the leaves turn yellow, the conkers start to fall, and we can all cosy up on a Saturday night to watch our favourite shows.

With half term looming at the end of October too, we thought we would share a few of the month’s top events with you, in…

View more06 September 2019
What's on in September?

With everyone returning from their summer holidays and getting back into the swing of work and school, be sure not to let the fun stop! These family-friendly events in September are sure to keep everyone happy.

Whether you hop on a train to London Kings Cross station, a train destined…

View more14 August 2019
What’s on in August?

The countdown to the school summer holidays is now on. With only a matter of days to go, it’s time to start planning some great days out in the UK with your kids.

August is absolutely jam-packed with family-friendly events, festivals and summer activities, so here are just a few that…

View more03 July 2019
What's on in July?

With summer in full swing, it’s time to grab your family and friends and head off to explore the best events the UK has to offer.

Whether it’s with a train from London Kings Cross station, a train into Newcastle train station or a trip to York, there is bound to be an event near to you…

View more12 June 2019
What's on in June?

From royal race days to all-day raves, June is packed with entertainment for all tastes and ages. Find out our highlights from the June event’s calendar here.

Royal Ascot

Raid your wardrobe for your absolute race day finest, and head out for a day cheering for your…

View more01 June 2019
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Seasonal events

Ideas and articles about seasonal travel with Grand Central

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Family travel

How you and your family can get the most out of Grand Central's services between London and the North.

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