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New Year Trains and Fizz
Friday 1st January 2016

Have a great day out on New Years Day with a complementary service of Bucks Fizz on the train for every passenger!

Mixed Traction Weekend
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2016

An enthusiasts weekend with diesel locomotive and diesel railcar running on the Duffield line and steam on the Ravenstor line.

Easter Weekend with Party Workshops Family Circus
Friday 25th, Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th March 2016

Join us for Easter as we have the popular Party Workshops Family Circus back at Wirksworth Station. Try your hand at juggling, unicycling and even wire walking! There will also be fire performances throughout the day too! Please note: The Circus is not on Friday, however the trains will still be running including steam on the Ravenstor line.

Spinning plates Learning to spin plates at the Party Workshops Family Circus (Photo: Andrew Fowler)
SGLR Steeple Grange Light Railway locomotive
Rocks and Rails Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 30th April, Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2016

A Bank Holiday weekend in conjunction with our friends at the nearby Steeple Grange Light Railway. There'll be joint ticketing so you can enjoy both railways together. There will be talks and walks about local quarrying too.

Car Boot
Sunday 1st May 2016

There will be a car boot sale at Wirksworth Station. More details will be released closer to the event.

Booze and Jazz Evening
Saturday 7th May 2016

Join us for a Booze and Jazz evening as part of the fund raising efforts for the railway.

Multiple Memories Weekend
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May 2016

We go back to the 60s, 70s and 80s with a celebration of the unsung heroes of British Railways, the Diesel Railcar. We have one of the largest collections of heritage Diesel Railcars and the weekend will feature special timetables and various train combinations for the enthusiasts.

Teddy Bears Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May 2016

Come along and join the fun with your teddy bear and children can travel free on the Duffield line! This weekend will operate in conjunction with the popular Wirksworth Carnival in the town, with the Carnival procession taking place on Monday with floats, music and much more.

Pip and the Great Teddy Bear Rescue
Saturday 28th May 2016

Why has Pip gone and where could he be? Help us solve this mystery! Advance booking is essential for this special train during the afternoon of Saturday 28th May. It features a fully acted childrens show on board the train by Broken Pipe Productions featuring chips at Duffield, colouring, singing and spot the difference. There will be opportunity to take photographs with the characters after the show back at Wirksworth.

DMU Gala The Multiple Memories DMU event celebrates the unsung heros of British Railways
Classic Bus One of the classic buses out on a tour heads through Duffield at the 2015 rally (Photo: S Graves)
Family Summer Rail Cruise
Saturday 11th June 2016

An evening steam excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield to assist with EVRA's fund raising efforts.

Annual Classic Bus and Coach Rally
Sunday 3rd July 2016

There will be a variety of classic buses on display at Wirksworth Station with some of them offering free rides around the beautiful local countryside.

Annual Classic Transport Weekend
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July 2016

Featuring cars, lorries and even motorbikes, there is plenty of classic transport vehicles on display for the weekend.

Family Summer Rail Cruise
Saturday 16th July 2016

An evening steam excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield to assist with EVRA's fund raising efforts.

Cheese and Wine Evening
Saturday 30th July 2016

A special steam evening to assist with EVRA's fund raising efforts.

Diesel Locomotive Weekend
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August 2016

A weekend for enthusiasts featuring our diesel traction.

1950s Bank Holiday Weekend
Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016

What was life like back in the 1950s? We have various displays, special food in the Pullman and a jazz band as we recreate the 1950s. There will be a special discount on Day Rover Tickets for those who come in period dress too!

Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 27th August 2016

Join us for an evening excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield with a fully acted Murder Mystery on the train and fish and chips at Duffield. Can you guess who dunnit? Advance booking is essential.

Murder Mystery Cast The cast of the 2015 Murder Mystery evening
Model Railway A layout of Idridgehay at the 2015 Exhibition
Tunes and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 3rd September 2016

An evening excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield with live music on the train and fish and chips at Duffield. Advance booking is essential.

Car Boot
Sunday 18th September 2016

There will be a car boot sale at Wirksworth Station. More details will be released closer to the event.

Annual Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition
Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October 2016

Big trains and little trains feature in this annual Model Railway event organised by the railway which takes place in the town.

Jazz and Chips Evening Land Cruise
Saturday 15th October 2016

An evening excursion between Wirksworth and Duffield with live jazz music on the train and fish and chips at Duffield. Advance booking is essential.

Santa Specials
Dates in December 2016

Journey through the countryside and see Santa on the train for Christmas.

Santa See Santa on the railway for Christmas
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