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.
Teddy Bear Tuesdays
22/8/17 - : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Ride the Teddy Bear railcar special and join the Teddy Bears at Winchcombe Station. Bring your own favourite Teddy Bear.
Peter Sam's Party!
24/8/17 - : Talyllyn Railway
Come and join Peter Sam and his friends for some fun and activities! Take part in a family 'Spot Peter Sam' competition up and down the line as well as various activities based at both Tywyn and Abergynolwyn stations.
25/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Bala Lake Railway
We're celebrating George B's first season back in service with a steam gala where she will be joined by all our other engines in steam. We are planning a busy timetable featuring lots of activity, passenger and demonstration freight trains.
The 43rd Island Steam Show
25/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Around the Show, climb aboard the traditional fairground rides, marvel at the fascinating working steam demonstrations, relish the sight of beautifully maintained traction engines, vintage cars, motorcycles and old wagons. And there's a terrific line-up of live bands and music to enjoy each day on the Woodland Stage.
Ales by Rails
25/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Mid-Norfolk Railway
Beer festival & steam weekend.
Bank Holiday Rails & Ales
25/8/17 - 28/8/17 : South Devon Railway
A great family day out with steam and heritage diesel services every day and into the evening, with our famous real ale festival at Staverton Station. Offering over 60 different ales and ciders to enjoy from our award winning bar.
Thunder in the Glens
25/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Strathspey Railway
Aviemore welcomes Harley-Davidson fans from all over the world! The bikers descend on the area for a fantastic few days of live music, events, plenty of Highland treats and a special 'ride-out' - which sees around 5000 bikers take to the roads between Aviemore and Grantown on Spey. Don't Miss Out.
Day Out With Thomas
26/8/17 - 27/8/17 : Caledonian Railway
26/8/17 - 27/8/17 : Telford Steam Railway
Both the Allies and German forces will descend upon Spring Village, Lawley and Horsehay & Dawley. Intrigue, espionage, chases, gun battles, tension, drama; all will be played out on the day and you can help. The Resistance are understaffed, the Allies spread too thin. Where can they look for help? Are you ready to do your bit for the War effort? Can you make a difference? The TSR and the Allies need you!
26/8/17 - 28/8/17 : Aln Valley Railway
Lionheart Station site open with rides behind a steam locomotive.