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.
28/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Elsecar Heritage Railway
The Elsecar Heritage Railway Beer Festival, in conjunction with Barnsley CAMRA
Quirks & Curiosities II
28/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Ffestiniog Railway
Following the success of the last Quirks in 2010 the Railway has received numerous requests to stage the sequel and we are hoping to make it bigger, better and quirkier than before!
Spring Diesel Enthusiasts Gala
28/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Mid-Norfolk Railway
Toy & Rail Collectors Fair
29/4/17 - : Bluebell Railway
Blue Electric Day
29/4/17 - : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Linda the Lymington Flyer, the BR Blue carriages will operate all day with diesel haulage.
Spring into Steam Gala
29/4/17 - 30/4/17 : East Somerset Railway
No snazzy gadgets here! Just steam, smoke and lots of oily parts, moving to time from a different era. Moving freight, brake vans, tankers and passenger services, complete the atmosphere. This weekend we showcase our rolling stock, give you a vision of life before modern technology.
Peppa Pig and George Visit the Epping Ongar Railway
29/4/17 - 30/4/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
The first of our character visits for 2017 when Peppa Pig and George return to the Epping Ongar Railway.
Heritage Steam Gala
29/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Bressingham Steam & Gardens
Celebrating the return to steam of Martello and Gwynedd.
Teddy Bear Days
29/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Bank holiday fun and Kids with a Teddy go FREE with an accompanied Adult ticket holder.
Beer and Bands at Crich
29/4/17 - 1/5/17 : Crich Tramway Village
A combination of music, local cask ales and the vintage tram experience.