• Bluebell Railway Events


We have a host of events coming up at Bluebell Railway over the next year.

Branch Line Weekend

Come along for a weekend showcasing our small locomotives and some very special visitors!

Springing into Easter

Come and enjoy a springtime themed bunny hunt and nature trails this Easter bank holiday weekend.

Full Steam Ahead

Have you always wanted to drive a steam engine? Make your dream come true!

Footplate Tasters

Enjoy a ‘turn’ on the footplate under the guidance of our experienced footplate crews

Toy & Rail Collectors Fair

Exciting days out for all toy and model railway collectors and enthusiasts!

V for Victory

Come and enjoy a street party with a difference at Horsted Keynes Station this VE Day

The BrickWorks! Adventure

Our interactive STEM fair returns, featuring 15 amazing BrickLive! outer space models!

Southern Classic Car Show

Come and see a range of classic cars in the field at Horsted Keynes Station

Road Meets Rail

Step back in time for a weekend of steam powered demonstrations and vintage fun

Model Railway Weekend

Enjoy steam train rides, explore our stations and visit the exhibitions

Track Trek

Join us for a mid-summers evening walk between Horsted Keynes and Sheffield Park stations

Steaming Through 60

Help us celebrate our 60th birthday during a packed weekend of activities and festivities

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Enjoy a classic childhood activity this August bank holiday weekend. Kids travel free with a teddy!

See Behind the Steam

We are opening up the railway for behind the scenes tours for a special weekend

Giants of Steam Autumn Gala

We are very pleased to announce the return of the giants for our annual Autumn gala

Macmillan Coffee Train

Join us to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support on this special train

Vintage Bus Running Day

Double the nostalgia, double the experience, double the fun – our Vintage Bus Day is back!


We are inviting all witches and wizards, ghosts and ghouls, to a spooky gathering

Christmas Carol Concert

Join us for our annual Christmas carol service at Horsted Keynes Station this December

Murder Mystery Evenings

Witness the murder, then board the Golden Arrow and steam through the Sussex countryside

Lineside Photography Permit

Essential safety training to get those fantastic shots at the railway

Santa Specials

Meet Santa and his elves on our magical Christmas trains