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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11th May 2024 - 12th May 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
11th May 2024 - 12th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Days out with Thomas
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
11th May 2024 - 12th May 2024
Festival of Steam - Leander's Farewell

Festival of Steam - Leander's Farewell

Epping Ongar Railway, Ongar, Essex,

The final part of our Festival of Steam trilogy sees visiting Jubilee class locomotive 45690 Leander, operating the final services of its current boiler certificate.

Dates
11th May 2024 - 12th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
12th May 2024
Vintage Bus Day

Vintage Bus Day

Mid-Norfolk Railway, Dereham, Norfolk,
Date
12th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Bus Rally
Vintage Vehicles
Location
The Railway Station, Station Road, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF, GB
Distance
0 away
12th May 2024
Bus and Commercial Vehicles rally

Bus and Commercial Vehicles rally

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

Vintage road vehicles and steam trains

Date
12th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Vintage Vehicles
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
18th May 2024 - 19th May 2024
ListerFest

ListerFest

Apedale Valley Light Railway, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire,

A celebration of all things Lister

Dates
18th May 2024 - 19th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
19th May 2024
Freight Demonstration Day

Freight Demonstration Day

Stephenson Steam Railway, North Shields, Tyne & Wear,

Mix of passenger trains and demonstration coal trains

Date
19th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Demonstration Goods Workings
Location
Stephenson Steam Railway, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE29 8DX, GB
Distance
0 away
24th May 2024 - 26th May 2024
Diesel Gala

Diesel Gala

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

Join us for a day for all those fans of diesel locomotives - an intensive timetable will operate. More information on the SRPS Diesel Group Facebook page.

Dates
24th May 2024 - 26th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Diesel Gala
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Teddy Bear Event

Teddy Bear Event

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum, Preston, Lancashire,

Spring Bank Holiday Teddy Bears Picnic Weekend

Dates
25th May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
25th May 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
25th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Beer / Ale Event
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
25th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Nature by Rail

Nature by Rail

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

Free prize for every child on completion of our I Spy nature trail on the train journey

Dates
25th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
26th May 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
26th May 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
1st June 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Brick Express Weekend

Brick Express Weekend

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton, Bristol,

Our Brick Express event returns this weekend, with displays made of that world famous interlocking brick!

Dates
1st June 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD, GB
Distance
0 away
7th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Mixed Traction Gala and Local Beer & Cider Showcase

Mixed Traction Gala and Local Beer & Cider Showcase

North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham, Norfolk,

A festival celebrating steam and heritage diesel locos, including a local beer and cider showcase.

Dates
7th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Diesel Gala
Beer / Ale Event
Location
Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, GB
Distance
0 away
8th June 2024 - 9th June 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
8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
Apedale Country Park, Blackbank Road, Knutton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 6AX, GB
Distance
0 away
8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Teddy Bears' Picnic

Teddy Bears' Picnic

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

Grab your favourite teddy and the Bo’ness Railway Bears for a scenic steam train journey along the Forth Estuary, through woodlands, past waterfalls and over the Avon Viaduct!

Dates
8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Children's Event
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away
15th June 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
15th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Beer / Ale Event
Location
Ongar Station, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9BN, GB
Distance
0 away
15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Dad Goes Free

Dad Goes Free

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk,

A Dad travels FREE with a full fare-paying adult. One free Dad per booking. Pre-booking is essential

Dates
15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, GB
Distance
0 away
15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Grand Summer Gala

Grand Summer Gala

Moors Valley Railway, Ringwood, Dorset,

Miniature traction engines, vintage cars, models railways and much more.

Dates
15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Steam Gala.
Demonstration Goods Workings
Vintage Vehicles
Model Railways Event
Location
Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Dorset, BH24 2ET, GB
Distance
0 away
15th June 2024 - 16th June 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!

Dates
15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, GB
Distance
0 away
15th June 2024
Forth Valley Gin Trains

Forth Valley Gin Trains

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

We've teamed up with our friends at award-winning Linlithgow Distillery to offer an evening like no other.

Date
15th June 2024
Event Type(s)
Location
17-19 North Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ, GB
Distance
0 away