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.
Adventure Picnic with Ratty and the National Trust
26/7/17 - 27/7/17 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Join us for a very special adventure picnic with Ratty at Dalegarth station. Also joining us on the day we will have the National Trust with their 50 things to do activities.
The Princess Adventure - Family Fun Day
27/7/17 - : East Lancashire Railway
Noble Knights and dynamic Damsels, join us on an epic quest to save Storybook Lands from a menacing menagerie of maleficent miscreants! This interactive event is a magical experience for the whole family!
Teddy Bears' Picnic
27/7/17 - : Talyllyn Railway
Children, their teddies and their families can take any of our first 3 trains to be at Abergynolwyn Station in time for a fun-filled teddy bears picnic! Children's activities and entertainment will take place at Abergynolwyn Station. The day will be full of large-scale entertainment for your children to participate in.
Real Ale Weekend
28/7/17 - 30/7/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
The event has grown over the years and we expect this trend to continue - expect more beers, more trains and more fun in 2017!
Heritage Diesel Festival and Open Day
28/7/17 - 30/7/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
A chance to re-live the 60s and 70s with our superbly restored collection of heritage diesel locomotives.
28/7/17 - 30/7/17 : Midland Railway - Butterley
Indietracks is a unique three day summer music festival which combines steam trains and indiepop music. Around 50 indiepop bands from across the globe will be playing across four stages at Indietracks: the outdoor stage; the indoor stage, the church and on the steam trains themselves.
Alice the Little Welsh Engine Day
29/7/17 - : Bala Lake Railway
Come along and meet 'Alice the Little Welsh Engine' from Pauline Hazelwood's beautiful childrens' books. Pauline the author will be at Llanuwchllyn station reading some of the stories, demonstrating how she draws the characters and involving the children in activities as well as signing books.
Holiday Fun with PAW PATROL
29/7/17 - : East Somerset Railway
Come and meet Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol and hear stories about their exciting adventures. Whether rescuing a kitten or saving a train from a rockslide, the PAW Patrol is always up for the challenge while also making sure theres time for a game or a laugh.
New Romney Country Fayre
29/7/17 - : Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
The largest free event on Romney Marsh. Leave the car at home and board one of our special early morning diesel-hauled services to ensure you don't miss the parade.
Vintage Transport Festival
29/7/17 - 30/7/17 : Avon Valley Railway
A special weekend celebrating our rich road, rail and river transport heritage.