Heritage Railways hold over 1000 special events every year. Events for all the railways for the next few months are listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: Events for 2018 will be added over the next few months (It takes a long while to complete as some railways do not list their events until well into the new year).
For a full listing of events for any particular railway, please visit that railway's own website.
Steam Punk Extravaganza
26/5/18 - 28/5/18 : Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
Saturday evening entertainment with music and dancers
26/5/18 - 28/5/18 : Nene Valley Railway
Travel on the Steam hauled 'Teddy Express'. All Children that are accompanied by a Teddy Bear travel for half price (aged 10 and under), accompanied by a full fare paying adult. Travel in our special Teddy decorated carriages. Tombola, Games and Family fun.
Spring Bank Holiday Teddy Bears
26/5/18 - 28/5/18 : Ribble Steam Railway
Real Ale & Cider Festival
26/5/18 - 28/5/18 : Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Beside the Seaside
26/5/18 - 3/6/18 : Crich Tramway Village
Our popular Seaside at Crich event returns with nine days of fun for the family. The Village will be transformed into a family-themed seaside resort with a 'beach area' complete with deck chairs plus buckets and spades for children to build their own sandcastles. A Fun Fair will be with us all week to give visitors the chance to ride on the steam gallopers, and big wheel.
Magical Station Gardens
26/5/18 - 3/6/18 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Explore our magical station gardens and become part of the fairytale. Pick up a free unicorn trail and take part in some magical crafts! Free child entry when dressed up and accompanied by a full paying adult. Whether it be a unicorn, fairy, elf or something else we can't wait to see your outfits!
Classic Car Day
27/5/18 - : Churnet Valley Railway
Bala Lake Festival of Transport
27/5/18 - 28/5/18 : Bala Lake Railway
Featuring a selection of vintage and classic tractors, motorbikes, cars, rally cars, stationary engines, classic Landrovers, fairground, military and large scale models. Trade stands and refreshments available. Car parking for the Festival of Transport will be in Llanuwchllyn Village with a free shuttle bus to the show.
Teddys Train Ride
27/5/18 - 28/5/18 : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Kids with a Teddy go FREE! On this special family fun weekend, there will be two trains in steam all day, so everyone can have unlimited steam train rides with their teddies.
Family Fun Day
27/5/18 - 28/5/18 : East Kent Railway
Plus, curry evening on Sunday & cream tea trains on Monday.