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
15/8/17 - : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Ride the Teddy Bear railcar special and join the Teddy Bears at Winchcombe Station. Bring your own favourite Teddy Bear.
Family Day - DRESS AS A PIRATE OR PRINCESS at the Railway
16/8/17 - : 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!
Steam & Song
16/8/17 - : Welsh Highland Heritage Railway
An evening of entertainment with a Welsh Male voice choir.
The Princess Adventure - Family Fun Day
17/8/17 - : 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!
Day Out With Thomas
18/8/17 - 20/8/17 : Dean Forest Railway
Day Out With Thomas
18/8/17 - 20/8/17 : Kirklees Light Railway
Meet Thomas, Percy, Mavis and the Fat Controller and many other attractions to keep the kids entertained
19/8/17 - 20/8/17 : Crich Tramway Village
Come along and see the amazing Model Tram and Train Exhibition. New for 2017 are a limited number of operating days of the R Whetstone models, which are on loan to us. These stunning models will be running on a section of track on display in the Great Exhibition Hall and will show a range of tramcars not represented in the full scale tramcar collection.
Rails on the Western Front
19/8/17 - 20/8/17 : Didcot Railway Centre
Commemorating the role of railways in the First World War. Gala Days feature visiting engines or other activities, signalling demonstrations and our popular Black Python Real Ale Bar.
The Gruffalo Visits the Epping Ongar Railway
19/8/17 - 20/8/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
Rounding off our character visits for 2017, the Gruffalo will be making appearances throughout the day.
Summer Steam and Real Ale Weekend
19/8/17 - 20/8/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Raise a glass to real ale brewers from all over the country.