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.
Spring Diesel Festival
18/5/17 - 20/5/17 : Severn Valley Railway
Three days of visiting heritage and modern diesel locomotives, home-fleet action, evening running and one or two surprises!
Haworth 1940s Weekend
19/5/17 - 21/5/17 : Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
Do not miss the Haworth 1940s Weekend, as Haworth village goes back in time when thousands of visitors, mostly in costume, swell the streets of the village and take the whole atmosphere back to the 1940's. Why not let the train take the strain as you travel to Haworth 1940s event in style . . . travelling as you would have in the war years.
Cwrw ar y Cledrau / Rail Ale
19/5/17 - 21/5/17 : Welsh Highland Railway
The Welsh Highland Railway Society's Real Ale Festival will be the thirteenth of this now highly successful happening in the Railway's calendar of events, will comprise the usual eclectic mix of a fine selection of real ales and ciders, combined with a variety of music, fine food and of course steam hauled trains.
Victorian Engine Day
20/5/17 - : Bodmin & Wenford Railway
Ride behind Victorian locomotives from the National Railway Museum at York. They’re some of the oldest in the country and still steaming strong!
New Members Day
20/5/17 - : Crich Tramway Village
A special day for all new members and a chance to chat if you are thinking of becoming a Tramway Museum Society member.
Music at Marley Hill
20/5/17 - : Tanfield Railway
The fourth year of the popular Music at Marley Hill event in association with Museums at Night. Enjoy a whole host of fascinating local music in Marley Hill Carriage Shed at the World's Oldest Railway. Real Ale bar and refreshments available.
Home Front Event
20/5/17 - 21/5/17 : Amberley Museum
Discover warlime life, with a wonderful display of military vehicles and artifacts from WW2.
20/5/17 - 21/5/17 : Foxfield Railway
Spring Steam and Real Ale Weekend
20/5/17 - 21/5/17 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Once again you will not only be able enjoy a pint or two in the beautiful surrounds of Winchcombe station, but, in addition, beers will also be available at Toddington!
Steam in Miniature
20/5/17 - 21/5/17 : Hollycombe Steam Collection
Members and friends of the West Surrey Model Traction Engine Club join us for a weekend with around 35 miniature traction engines, from 2 inch to 6 inch scale, in steam at Hollycombe for the annual 'Steam in Miniature' weekend.