UK & Ireland Heritage Railways

Events Diary

Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.

(Events for 2017 will be added over the next few months. This is largely dependant on when the railways publish their events on their own websites. I hope to have checked them all before the end of January, and will then check again during February.)

For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.

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Easter Bunny Hunt
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Aln Valley Railway
Lionheart Station site open with rides behind a steam locomotive.


Easter Bunny Hunt with prizes for the kids. - :

Easter Eggstravaganza!
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Family fun! Hunt the Easter eggs and enjoy balloon modelling, face painting and brake van rides. Easter activity sheet with quiz and 'Egg Hunt', plus each child that completes the hunt will receive an Easter Egg.

World War II - Home Front
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Crich Tramway Village
Step back in time to Britain on the Home Front at our World War II / 1940's Event. Historic wartime road and military vehicles will be on display and mingling with our vintage trams from the 1940's period. You will be entertained with war-time songs from a variety of entertainers throughout the day.

Easter Specials and Egg Hunt
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Elsecar Heritage Railway
Easter entertainment on the train with Easter Bunny and his friends, plus an Easter Egg for every child. Join the Easter Egg Hunt around our site and the Heritage Centre.

Easter 'Eggspress' Steam Specials
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Great Central Railway Nottingham
Historic Steam services on both days. Kids will meet the EASTER BUNNY on the train and receive a small chocolate gift. Fantastic GCRN Easter Egg Hunt with the chance to win free tickets and prizes.

Easter Bunny Event
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Hollycombe Steam Collection
Hollycombe will be home to a rather large Easter Bunny who will have a few suprises for the children. We will also be holding our popular Easter Trails all weekend where children (and adults!) can hunt for clues around the site.

Meet the Easter Bunny
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Leighton Buzzard Railway

Easter Egg Hunt
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Llanberis Lake Railway
Hunt for the Easter Eggs cunningly hidden around the railway and stations. Prizes for the kids. Look out for the White Rabbit!

Easter Steam Up
16/4/17 - 17/4/17 : Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
An Easter themed event including an Easter egg hunt for the children, and rides on our trains pulled by three of our resident steam engines running to a special timetable. Our bar coach will also be open with a selection of real ales as well as a range of other beverages.

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