Events 2023

Further information will be available closer to the event.

We'll be gradually adding our 2023 events to this page as they are confirmed. Please check back regularly.

Breakfast with Easter Bunny

Thursday 6th April 2023

Hop, hop, hop on board for a breakfast train with an Easter twist! We'll serve a delicious Full English Breakfast during your journey on the 10:50 heritage diesel train from Wirksworth to Duffield and back and there will be appearances from the Easter Bunny who has chocolate treats and loves selfies!

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Dinosaur Experiences at Easter

Sunday 9th & Monday 10th April 2023

Prehistoric meets the 1960s as the wonderful Dinosaur Experiences comes to the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Meet the giant and baby dinosaurs, their rangers and take a ride on our steam train to see the countryside they once roamed.

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Twin Peaks Diesel Gala

Saturday 15th and 16th April 2023

One for the enthusiasts! Our first ever joint diesel gala event with our friends at Peak Rail. Special ticketing will be in operation which allows travel on both railways with one ticket. A special heritage bus will be operating linking the two railways.

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A Taste of Faulty Towers

Saturday 29th April & Saturday 9th September

Basil, Basil! The side-splittingly funny homage to the famous television series is back direct from the West End for a special meal on board the train served in a unique way.

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Annual Classic Bus Rally

Sunday 2nd July 2023

Our popular annual Classic Bus Rally will be held at Wirksworth Station. More details nearer the event.

Have a heritage bus? Full in our form to indicate you wish to come along. Book your vehicle...


Large Scale Model Exhibition

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July

New for 2023! A special large scale model exhibition taking place across multiple venues in the Wirksworth.

More details closer to the event.


Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition

Saturday 30th September & Sunday 1st October

Our annual Model Railway Exhibition is back spread across several venues in Wirksworth. Of course, the big trains will be playing their part at the station too.

More details nearer to the event.

Wirksworth Wizarding Day

Sunday 8th October 2023

The extremely popular Wizarding Specials are back. The perfect way to arrive at the Wirksworth Wizarding Day event taking place in the town. More details nearer to the event.


14s @ 60

Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th July 2024

A one of spectacular event to celebrate 60 years of the Class 14 locomotive.

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