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What’s on at the Bluebell Railway in 2018/2019?

Lots of fantastic events for all the family to enjoy! Some familiar favourites, and some new events, there’s something for everyone!


1st, 8th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd December – Golden Arrow Christmas Dinner trains.

1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd December – Santa Specials – a Christmas visit to the Bluebell Railway is a magical experience! SOLD OUT

3rd, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 12th December – Festive Feast – nostalgic Christmas train ride & delicious Christmas Lunch SOLD OUT

21st December – A Horsted Christmas – A Victorian Christmas at Horsted Keynes with Santa and his reindeer – BOOKINGS CLOSE 14th Dec!

24th December – ‘Twas the train before Christmas Santa Special – A magical Christmas Eve Santa Special with a special Christmas Eve box for the children SOLD OUT

31st December – Golden Arrow New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner – Steam into the New Year! SOLD OUT



15th – 17th March – Branch Line Weekend – further details to follow.

18th – 22nd April – Easter Weekend – Our great Easter Egg Hunt! – further details to follow.

27th April – Toy and Rail Collectors Fair – at Horsted Keynes station

17th-18th Mat – Trains after Dark – our stations and museum open into the night

25th-27th May – STEM Fair – at Sheffield Park station with fun science, technology, engineering and maths activities for young people

14th – 16th June – Beer & Steam!music, traction engines and steam trains

29th – 30th June – Model Railway Weekend – model railway layouts, traders around the railway – further details to follow.

10th -11th August – Steam through the Ages! – Summer Fair at Horsted Keynes station and visit the ‘seaside’ at Kingscote

24th – 26th August – Teddy Bears’ Picnic children who bring Teddy along get free travel!

11th – 13th October – ‘Giants of Steam’ Autumn Galafurther details to follow.

26th October – 3rd November – Witches and Wizards – a Spooky week of Hallowe’en goings on at Horsted Keynes station


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