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.
Beside the Seaside
27/5/17 - 4/6/17 : Crich Tramway Village
Our popular Seaside at Crich event returns with nine days of fun for the family.
28/5/17 - : Aln Valley Railway
Annual Aln Valley Music Festival. Join in with a number of local acts ranging from harmony to folk. Lionheart Station site open with rides behind a steam locomotive.
Rover Car Rally
28/5/17 - : Bressingham Steam & Gardens
Large display of veteran cars by the Norfolk and Norwich owners club.
Teddy's Train Ride
28/5/17 - : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Kids with teddies go free!
Classic Car Rally
28/5/17 - : Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Come and ride the trains and see a wide selection of classic and vintage cars on display.
Teddy Bearís Picnic!
28/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Children's entertainer, storytelling and more! Bring your teddy for the ride this Bank Holiday.
28/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Dean Forest Railway
28/5/17 - 29/5/17 : East Anglian Railway Museum
Soak up the atmosphere and feast your eyes on some great classic cars, vintage motorbikes and modern head turners, we have over eighty exhibitors at this great family day out. There'll be unlimited rides on our steam locomotives and vintage buses and our friends from the Braintree & Halstead will have their model railway layouts open for viewing.
Teddy Bear Specials
28/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Elsecar Heritage Railway
Kids travel FREE if looking after a Teddy Bear. Remember your companion must be a Teddy Bear - rabbits and robots don't count! So bring out the Teddy Bears for an adventure as you travel on the train. Bring a picnic too if you like! Also we're going on a bear hunt! Ask in the station for details.
Edward the Bear Specials
28/5/17 - 29/5/17 : Great Central Railway Nottingham
2 days of mixed heritage steam & diesel running along with a chance to meet GCRN's very own Edward the Bear on all services. He will be giving all children on the train a sweet treat. We will also running vehicles from our heritage bus collection providing a circular link from Ruddington to Rushcliffe halt on the Sunday and also on other local routes if possible.