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.
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : East Lancashire Railway
It's a long road to Tipperary so why not stop along the way to get into the swing of things at this incredibly popular vintage spectacular. Dig out that polka dot dress, wax that moustache and put on your dancing shoes for a weekend of all singing, all dancing, all action fun!
Kids Go Free Bank Holiday Weekend
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
Enjoy the late May Bank Holiday on the railway! Bring the whole family because kids up to the age of 15 will get free travel on the Duffield line across this weekend.
5th Anniversary Bank Holiday Steam Gala
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Epping Ongar Railway
We aim to celebrate our 5th Anniversary in style with a great selection of visiting locomotives.
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Fairbourne Railway
Cotswold Festival of Steam
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
May Spring Gala
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Isle of Wight Steam Railway
A rare opportunity to see as much of our rolling stock in operation as possible and with an intensive passenger and goods train service there will be so much to see. We will also be offering the opportunity to take a brake van ride round the sidings. You can also explore our Train Story Discovery Centre and learn the story of our Victorian and Edwardian railway vehicles and their lasting impact on all our lives!
Rail Ale & Music
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Northampton & Lamport Railway
With 3 days packed full it promises to be quite a weekend! So come down for a ride, or simply sit on the platform with a refreshing drink from our Platform 3 Buffet and watch our re-creation of the history of the line as a train goes by.
Teddy Bears Specials
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Ribble Steam Railway
Real Ale & Cider Festival
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
With Jazz band.
Twizell's Family Fun Weekend
27/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Tanfield Railway