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Moveable Feast

Discover a culinary railway world of diverse items from the early days of catering to the present day.


Date:
25 May 2013 - 31 Dec 2014
Price:
Free
Audience:
Adults
Type:
Exhibitions
Location:
Search Engine

Today as dozens of brands compete at stations and snack trolleys battle through crowded carriages, it can all seem a lifetime away from a genteel meal in a dining car. But railway catering began with entrepreneurs selling food at stations, so perhaps modern railway food contains more echoes of the past than you might expect.

From beautiful silverware to polystyrene 'throw away' packaging, explore a culinary railway world as this exhibition brings together diverse items from the early days of catering to the present day.

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