New for 2018 – Lots to see and do at the Ribble Steam Railway & Museum

New (Opening Easter 2018) Exploration Centre – A super space on a higher level offering a bird’s eye view, for children of all ages, of our prized collection of Industrial Locos, the largest in the UK.

New (Opening Summer 2018) Family Activity Area – Burn off some steam and get some fresh air in our rail-side play area.

Exhibitions – New for 2018 

Easter 2018 – Our Engines at Work

Easter 2018 – Women in Industry

Easter 2018 – TPO (Travelling Post Office) New exhibition

May 2018 – FR20 The Oldest Victorian Working Steam Engine In The World Returns for a Rest!

June 2018 – ‘Arrival of the Sentinels’ – A 50th Anniversary Celebration 1968-2018

June 2018 – The Power of Volunteering

New 2018 Family Saturdays –

19 May – Rail Tales – Come and ‘Make Some Noise’ with our Resident Storyteller John Meredith (4yrs +)
23 June – ‘Design – Build – Compete – Your Crazy Train’ (2yrs +)
21 July – “Fashion and Puppet Making” – Bring the Ribble Family Style to Life with Rail Fashion. (2yrs+)
18 Aug – “Sounds of the Railway” create your own personal musical instrument with Maisy and make noise as loud as a train! (4yrs+)
15 Sept – ‘Design – Build – Compete – Your Crazy Train’ (2yrs+)

No need to book – participation included with normal day’s admission.

Events and Activities

March 24/25 Steam Gala
April 14/15 Diesel Gala
May 5/6/7 Bank Holiday Friendly Engines
May 26/27/28 Spring Bank Holiday Teddy Bears
June 16/17 Beer & Cider, Bikes & Cars
June 23/24 ‘Arrival of the Sentinels’ Celebration Weekend
July 14/15 ‘On The Buses’
August 4/5 Tramway Weekend – Model Trams Event
August 25/26/27 Mr Ribble’s Friendly Engines Gala Party
September 29/30 Steam Gala
October 6/7 Diesel Gala
October 27/28 Halloween Spooky Trains
December Santa Steam Festive Specials
1/2 8/9 15/16 22/23

More information posted throughout the year, always check out our Facebook events for the very latest news   or email us with your enquiries.

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