Events

There's plenty to see, do and enjoy at heritage railway events around the UK. Many railways also offer experience days such as driving a train or dining experiences.

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  • Steam Gala.
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  • Beer / Ale Event
  • Diesel Gala
  • Days out with Thomas
  • Bus Rally
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3rd August 2024 - 4th August 2024
WW1 110 anniversary

WW1 110 anniversary

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

World War One loco running day

Dates
3rd August 2024 - 4th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
4th August 2024
Cream Tea Specials

Cream Tea Specials

Northampton & Lamport Railway, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON,

Looking for a lazy Sunday afternoon treat? Why not travel in style with the Northampton & Lamport Railway’s Cream Tea Special

Date
4th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, NORTHAMPTON, NN6 8BA, GB
Distance
0 away
7th August 2024
School Holidays Railbus

School Holidays Railbus

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Dock Railway tours via Railbus

Date
7th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Teddy Bear's Outing

Teddy Bear's Outing

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A fun day out for the family

Dates
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
14th August 2024
School Holidays Railbus

School Holidays Railbus

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Dock Railway tours via Railbus

Date
14th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
16th August 2024 - 17th August 2024
Murder On The Manuel Express

Murder On The Manuel Express

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

We've teamed up with Can You Catch The Killer Murder Mystery Events, the award-winning Scottish events company, to offer a suspenseful evening of entertainment onboard our luxurious first-class dining train.

Dates
16th August 2024 - 17th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
17th August 2024
Diesel Enthusiasts Day

Diesel Enthusiasts Day

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, Chinnor, Oxfordshire,

Diesel Enthusiast Days with 31163 & 37227

Date
17th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4ER, GB
Distance
0 away
21st August 2024
School Holidays Railbus

School Holidays Railbus

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Dock Railway tours via Railbus

Date
21st August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
24th August 2024 - 25th August 2024
Leafers at t'Pit

Leafers at t'Pit

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

Vintage Land Rover rally

Dates
24th August 2024 - 25th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Vintage Vehicles
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
25th August 2024
Alison's Cream Tea

Alison's Cream Tea

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Join our friendly Front of House Director Alison and her team for her Cream Tea Experience. An afternoon of tea, coffee, homemade scones and cake, all while travelling on our 1950’s steam train. Create those special memories, which you tell us that you love so much!

Date
25th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
26th August 2024
Classic Cars Day

Classic Cars Day

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

Classic Cars Day

Date
26th August 2024
Event Type(s)
Vintage Vehicles
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy Bears Picnic

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton, Bristol,

FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear plus a family teddy bear trail and craft activities

Dates
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD, GB
Distance
0 away
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Autumn Gala

Autumn Gala

Moors Valley Railway, Ringwood, Dorset,

Autumn Steam Gala with intensive train services and 8 engines in steam both days.

Dates
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Demonstration Goods Workings
Location
Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Dorset, BH24 2ET, GB
Distance
0 away
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness, West Lothian,

Tickets on sale NOW for Day Out With Thomas at B&KR on Saturday 11th & 12th June and Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July 2022! We’re welcoming Thomas back for another exciting event. Tickets will go fast! Book yours at dayoutwiththomas.co.uk

Dates
7th September 2024 - 8th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Days out with Thomas
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
7th September 2024
Alison's Cream Tea

Alison's Cream Tea

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Join our friendly Front of House Director Alison and her team for her Cream Tea Experience. An afternoon of tea, coffee, homemade scones and cake, all while travelling on our 1950’s steam train. Create those special memories, which you tell us that you love so much!

Date
7th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024
Forces and Families weekend

Forces and Families weekend

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A weekend showcasing military displays and family events

Dates
14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Diesel Gala
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
15th September 2024
Freight Demonstration Day

Freight Demonstration Day

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Mix of passenger trains and demonstration coal trains

Date
15th September 2024
Event Type(s)
Demonstration Goods Workings
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away
20th September 2024 - 22nd September 2024
Autumn Diesel Gala

Autumn Diesel Gala

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

The diesel fleet comes to the fore for a weekend of action over some of the steepest gradients in preservation.

Dates
20th September 2024 - 22nd September 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
21st September 2024
Real Ale Train

Real Ale Train

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

Enjoy a journey through the Essex countryside and enjoy a Real Ale or two!

Date
21st September 2024
Event Type(s)
Beer / Ale Event
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
21st September 2024 - 22nd September 2024
Steam Back to the Forties

Steam Back to the Forties

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, Norfolk,

Our famous Forties weekend is back again! Swing back in time for a weekend of live music, stunning classic vehicles, vintage trade stands, historical displays, and wartime fashions, all accompanied by a frequent steam service.

Dates
21st September 2024 - 22nd September 2024
Event Type(s)
1940s Event
Location
Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, GB
Distance
0 away