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2019 events

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by Paul.Uni, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Paul.Uni

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    As dates for 2019 events are starting to be released, I thought it might be a good idea for people to list the events. So far I have:
     
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  2. Adam Tandy

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    Here's a few from the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway:

    27 & 28 April - Wartime In The Cotswolds
    25-27 May - Cotswold Festival Of Steam
    26-28 July - Heritage Diesel Gala
     
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    Diesel Gala Preview Day 9th May 2019 [Mixed Steam/Diesel]
    Diesel Gala & Beer Festival 10th - 12th May [Diesel only]
     
  4. black5

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    Once again I'm compiling a list of Special Events for UK preserved lines at http://preservedrailway.weebly.com/whats-on.html. I'll be updating the thread regularly for the next couple of months as more 2018 dates get confirmed, most railways I've contacted so far have said it'll be late November/early December till event dates are confirmed.

    Visit the Whats On Guide Here for more detailed listings including vintage and family events (156 events listed so far).
    Railways listed include Avon Valley, Barrow Hill, Beamish, Bure Valley, East Somerset, Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Isle of Man, Mid Norfolk, North Yorkshire Moors, South Devon, Swindon & Cricklade Railway, Kirklees Light Railway, Mid Suffolk Light Railway and Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway, NEW: Aln Valley, East Lancs, Romney.

    Steam Events
    5th January 2019 - Helston Railway - Winter Steam Up
    25th to 27th January 2019 - Great Central Railway - Winter Steam Gala
    23rd to 24th February 2019 - Churnet Valley Railway - Spring Steam Gala
    8th to 10th March 2019 - East Lancashire Railway - Spring Steam Gala
    15th to 17th March 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Spring Steam Gala
    15th to 17th March 2019 - Bluebell Railway - Branch Line Weekend
    16th to 17th March 2019 - London Underground - Steam on the District
    20th to 24th March 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Spring Steam Gala
    23rd to 24th March 2019 - East Somerset Railway - Steam Gala
    29th to 31st March 2019 - Swanage Railway - Spring Steam Up
    2nd to 6th April 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Atlantic Coast Express Event
    5th to 7th April 2019 - North Norfolk Railway - Spring Steam Gala
    6th to 14th April 2019 - South Devon Railway - 50th Anniversary Steam Gala
    6th to 7th April 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Sian & Katie Weekend
    13th April 2019 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - Green Goddess Returns
    25th to 27th May 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Cotswold Festival of Steam
    25th to 27th May 2019 - Fairbourne Railway - Steam Gala
    15th to 16th June 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Sian & Katie Weekend
    28th to 30th June 2019 - Mid Norfolk Railway - Steam Event
    14th July 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Midland Brake Unveiling
    27th to 28th July 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Sian & Katie Weekend
    27th to 29th July 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - Steam Weekend
    24th to 25th August 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Sian & Katie Weekend
    30th August to 1st September 2019 - North Norfolk Railway - Autumn Steam Gala
    7th to 8th September 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Country Railway Gala
    13th to 15th September 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Steam Gala
    19th to 22nd September 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Autumn Steam Gala
    27th to 29th September 2019 - North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Autumn Steam Gala
    3rd to 6th October 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Autumn Steam Gala
    18th to 20th October 2019 - East Lancashire Railway - Autumn Steam Gala
    26th October 2019 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - End of Season Parade
    29th to 30th December 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Winter Steam Festival

    Enthusiast, Rail Ale, Model & Wartime Events
    23rd February 2019 - Mid Norfolk Railway - Model Railway Exhibition
    2nd to 3rd March 2019 - Bure Valley Railway - Volunteers Open Weekend
    31st March 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Queen Victoria Coach Running (Mothers Day Specials)
    6th to 7th April 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Open House Weekend 2019
    6th to 7th April 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - Start of Season Steam
    11th to 14th April 2019 - Beamish Open Air Museum - Great North Steam Fair
    17th April 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - 1903 Electric Autocar Launch Day
    19th to 22nd April 2019 - Isle of Man Railways - Rush Hour on the Railways
    27th April 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Goods train day
    27th to 28th April 2019 - Beamish Open Air Museum - Horses at Work
    27th to 28th April 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Wartime in the Cotswolds
    5th to 6th May 2019 - Keighley & Worth Valley Railway - Mixed Traction Gala
    5th to 6th May 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Middy In the War Years
    11th to 12th May 2019 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - Steam and Diesel Gala
    16th to 18th May 2019 - Barrow Hill Roundhouse - Rail Ale 2019
    19th May 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Mixed Traction Day
    25th to 27th May 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Real Ale & Cider Festival
    25th to 26th May 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Volunteer Recruitment Weekend
    25th to 27th April 2019 - Bure Valley Railway - Everything Goes
    26th May 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - Music Festival
    31st May to 1st June 2019 - Avon Valley Railway - Beer Festival
    1st to 2nd June 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Food & Drink Fayre
    9th June 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Mixed Traffic
    9th June 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Classic Vehicle Clubs Day
    14th to 16th June 2019 - North Norfolk Railway - Mixed Traction Weekend
    15th to 16th June 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - Classic & Vintage Vehicles
    16th June 2019 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - Model Trains & Beer Festival
    16th June 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club
    21st to 23rd June 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Steam and Real Ale Festival
    22nd to 23rd June 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Mixed Traffic Gala
    22nd to 23rd June 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Vintage Rally
    23rd June 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Classic Car Club
    29th to 30th June 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Step Back to the 1940s
    6th to 7th July 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Step Back to the 1940s
    6th to 7th July 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - 1940s Weekend
    7th July 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Land Rover Day
    13th to 14th July 2019 - North Yorkshire Moors Railway - 60s Fest
    21st July 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Vintage Tractor and Ploughing Event
    22nd June 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Goods train day
    24th to 28th July 2019 - Isle of Man Railways - Manx Heritage Transport Festival
    27th to 28th July 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Steam, Cider & Sausages
    28th July 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Classic Bus Rally
    3rd to 4th August 2019 - Avon Valley Railway - 150th Anniversary Gala
    3rd to 4th August 2019 - Mid Norfolk Railway - 1940s Weekend - Railway at War
    10th to 11th August 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Beer Festival
    10th to 11th August 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Vintage Weekend
    10th to 11th August 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Steam on the Road
    24th to 26th August 2019 - East Somerset Railway - The Way We Were
    25th to 26th August 2019 - Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Hornby Collectors Club & Model Mania
    31st Aug to 1st Sept 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - Model RailEx
    1st September 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - On The Buses
    1st September 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Vintage Vehicle Rally
    1st September 2019 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - Bus Rally
    7th to 8th September 2019 - Bure Valley Railway - Steam in Minuature
    7th to 8th September 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Military Weekend
    7th to 8th September 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - 1940s Weekend
    8th September 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Classic Vehicle Day
    14th to 15th September 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Steam & Diesel Gala Weekend
    14th to 15th September 2019 - West Somerset Railway - 1940s Weekend
    21st to 22nd September 2019 - Avon Valley Railway - 1940s Weekend
    28th to 29th September 2019 - Aln Valley Railway - End of Season Steam
    5th October 2019 - Bure Valley Railway - Model Rail Express
    11th to 13th October 2019 - North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Railway in Wartime
    12th October 2019 - Kirklees Light Railway - Plaxton Heritage Coach Rally
    19th to 20th October 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Cotswolds Food and Drink Fayre

    Diesel Events

    16th February 2019 - East Lancashire Railway - Sulzer Theme Day
    5th to 7th April 2019 - Mid Norfolk Railway - Diesel Event
    3rd to 4th May 2019 - Keighley & Worth Valley Railway - Diesel Gala
    9th to 12th May 2019 - Swanage Railway - Diesel Gala
    11th to 12th May 2019 - Swindon & Cricklade Railway - Diesel Gala
    16th to 18th May 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Spring Diesel Festival
    1st to 2nd June 2019 - Foxfield Railway - Diesel Gala
    6th to 8th June 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Vintage Diesels to the Seaside II
    6th to 8th June 2019 - West Somerset Railway - Diesel Gala
    16th June 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Class 37 Cab Rides Available
    4th to 6th July 2019 - East Lancashire Railway - Summer Diesel Spectacular
    19th to 21st July 2019 - South Devon Railway - Diesel Gala
    26th to 28th July 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Heritage Diesel Gala
    10th August 2019 - Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway - Class 37 Cab Rides Available
    21st September 2019 - East Lancashire Railway - English Electric Theme Day
    3rd to 5th October 2019 - Severn Valley Railway - Autumn Diesel Festival
    12th to 13th October 2019 - Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway - Autumn Diesel Weekend
    9th November 2019 - East Lancashire Railway - Scenic Railcar Day
     
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    GWR diesel now 5/6 Oct
    Special Events 2019
    We have lots to look forward to at the Severn Valley Railway next year!

    Date Event
    February half-term
    February 16 - 24
    World Book Day Weekend
    March 9 & 10
    Spring Steam Gala
    March 15 - 17
    Open House Weekend
    April 6 & 7
    Spring Holidays
    April 13 - 26
    Family Fun Weekend
    April 27 & 28
    Spring Diesel Festival
    May 16 - 18
    Mixed Traction Day
    May 19
    May half-term
    May 25 - 31
    Food & Drink Fayre
    June 1 & 2
    Step Back to the 1940s
    June 29 & 30, July 6 & 7
    Summer Holidays
    July 20 - September 1
    Day of Dance
    August 3
    Steam on the Road
    August 10 & 11
    Comedy Festival (TBC)
    August 25 & 26
    Classic Vehicle Day
    August 31
    On The Buses
    September 1
    Autumn Steam Gala
    September 19 - 22
    Autumn Diesel Festival
    October 3 - 5
    Christmas Gift Fayre
    October 26 & 27
    October half-term
    October 26 - November 3
    Ghost Trains
    October 26, 30 & 31
     
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    WSR 2019 dates:
    Spring Steam Gala - March 20th to 24th (incl preview on 20th)
    Atlantic Coast Express event - April 2nd to 6th
    Diesel Gala - 6th to 8th June
    Mixed Traffic - 9th June
    1940's - 14-15th Sept
    Autumn Steam Gala - 3rd-6th Oct
    Winter Steam Festival - 29 - 30th Dec
     
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    23rd & 24th Feb Winter Steam gala
    7827 Lydham Manor
    S160 6046
    S160 5197
    TKH 2944
    Additional guest to be announced shortly
     
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    Thanks. Is GWR diesel event definitely 5th/6th October website states: Sat 12 and Sun 13 October – Autumn Diesel Weekend – Special prices apply; Note: the new date for this event - it is no longer 5/6 October which will be a normal timetable running weekend.

    Updated above posting with Kirklees Light Railway, Mid Suffolk Light Railway and Embsay & Botlon Abbey Railway.
     
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    On our internal calendar as 12/13th too.
     
  10. rhf19

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    ELR dates are:-

    16 Feb Sulzer Theme Day
    8 - 10 Mar Spring Steam Gala
    4 - 6 Jul Summer Diesel Gala
    21 Sep EE Theme Day
    18 - 20 Oct Autumn Steam Gala
    9 Nov DMU Day
     
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    Are the summer diesel gala dates correct, 4-6 July is Thursday to Saturday? More likely 5-7th.
     
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    The dates are correct, gala is Thurs to Sat.
     
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    Recently announced at Swanage Railway
    11th - 13th October 2019 Autumn Steam Gala
     
  14. Ian Milne

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    Is there a steam gala at KWVR in 2019?
     
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    KWVR Spring Gala is 8th/9th/10th March 2019.
     
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    Same weekend as ELR. Unfortunate!!
     
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    Steam Gala - Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June
    Diesel Gala - Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September
     
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    14th -16th June Steam and Beer Festival
    11th-13th October Giants of Steam
     
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    Ohhh pregrouping southern :p
     

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