Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
Midsummer Wine Festival
21/6/17 - : Avon Valley Railway
Join our new Wine festival and taste a selection of wines from around the world.
Grand Summer Steam Gala
23/6/17 - 25/6/17 : Mid-Norfolk Railway
Mixed Traction Day
24/6/17 - : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Family Day - DRESS AS A PIRATE OR PRINCESS at the Railway
24/6/17 - : East Somerset Railway
Put on your eye-patch, blacken your teeth and grab your cutlass and join us for our Pirate Day. Bring your aspiring little buccaneers along and enjoy the fun. If swashbuckling high adventure is not your thing then maybe something a little more regal is in order, don a beautiful princess dress and your best crown and sing your favourite princess song! If kids come dressed up as their favourite pirate or princess they get a FREE ice-cream!
Anything Goes 2017
24/6/17 - 25/6/17 : Churnet Valley Railway
Star Tugs Weekend
24/6/17 - 25/6/17 : Didcot Railway Centre
Victorian Steam Weekend
24/6/17 - 25/6/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
Mr David Oxley brings the Palace of Curiosities back to the Epping Ongar Railway - come to marvel at the Marcus Island Mermaid and other delights from around the world. Victorian characters will also be around to add to the atmosphere alongside steam workings throughout. Come dressed in Victorian costume for a significant discount on your fares!
Day Out With Thomas
24/6/17 - 25/6/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Ride not only with Thomas but also behind other steam and diesel engines, including Daisy, on the frequent trains between Cheltenham Race Course, Winchcombe and Toddington. Of course the Fat Controller will once again be over seeing proceedings and trying to make sure that Thomas doesn't get into any mischief!
Tracks and Trenches - Railways and the Great War
24/6/17 - 25/6/17 : North Norfolk Railway
Step Back to the 1940s
24/6/17 - 25/6/17 : Severn Valley Railway
We turn the clocks back to the 1940s with this light-hearted journey back to wartime Britain. With a fantastic selection of daytime attractions up and down the line, get dressed up and join in with the celebrations with costumed re-enactors on our stations and in our trains helping to tell the wartime story!