Events 2020

Further information will be available closer to the event.

Wildlife at Easter - KIDS GO FREE

Fri 10th, Sat 11th, Sun 12th & Mon 13th April

Event cancelled due to Coronavirus.

Join The Team Volunteering Day

Sat 18th April

Event postponed due to Coronavirus. A new date has not been set.

Spring Diesel Gala

Fri 24th, Sat 25th & Sun 26th April

Cancelled due to Coronavirus.

Classic Transport Rally

Sun 3rd May

Cancelled due to Coronavirus.

Jazz & Real Ale on Rails

Fri 22nd May

A steam hauled evening with real ale and jazz on board the train. Organised in support of our charitable association EVRA.

Visit the Association's website to book...

Steam in the Valley

Sat 13th & Sun 14th June

One for the steam enthusiast! Visiting steam locomotives will feature along with our resident Andrew Barclay tank on the Ravenstor line, with a special timetable.

Annual Classic Bus & Coach Rally

Sun 28th June

Come and see the fantastic display of buses at Wirksworth and enjoy rides on the classic buses and trains through the valley.

Own a vehicle? Book in your bus!

A Psychedelic Pirates, Rum-Fuelled Voyage

Fri 3rd July

A steam hauled evening with an on board bar and live music from 'Uneven Planet'. Organised in support of our charitable association EVRA.

Find out more...

Wirksworth Wizarding Record Attempt

Sun 5th July - CANCELLED due to Coronavirus

Wizarding Day returns for it's third exciting year with magical activities for all ages across the town. Will there be 2020 or more people dressed as wizards and witches in Wirksworth?

Gin & Steam

Sat 11th July

Relax and watch the valley slip by on board our steam special with a selection of gins. Perfect for a summer's evening! Pre-booking only.

1940s in Wirksworth

Sat 18th & Sun 19th July

Travel back to the 1940s and see what life was like in the town of Wirksworth. Enjoy the period activities, re-enactments and vintage market in the town and get nostalgic at the railway too.

Summer Diesel Gala

Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sun 9th August

Our popular gala for enthusiasts featuring a variety of diesel locomotives running to a special timetable.

Murder Mystery Evening Land Cruise

Sat 29th August

Who dunnit? An evening of mystery and intrigue on the train with a professionally-acted Murder Mystery and fish and chips.

Get tickets now...

Cider with Rosie

Fri 11th Sept

Enjoy ciders from the barrel and folk music on the train. Organised in support of our charitable association EVRA.

Jazz & Chips Evening Land Cruise

Sat 10th Oct

A jolly evening with live music on board the train and fish and chips at Duffield.

Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition

Sat 17th & Sun 18th Oct

Our popular Model Railway Exhibition rolls into town spread across multiple venues. The big trains will be playing their part too!

Santa Experience

Dates in December

There will be magic, music and mince pies this Christmas on board our Santa Experience.

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