This Years Special Events


Volunteer Open Day

11:00 am — 3:00 pm

Interested in volunteering? We have plenty of different opportunities for you to get involved in and the chance to learn new skills and meet new people! On the day you’ll be treated to a slice of cake and a cup of tea or coffee and the chance to chat to our volunteers from the Workshop…


Easter Weekend - 4 days of Family Fun

April 19, 2019 10:30 am — April 22, 2019 5:00 pm

4 days of Family Fun! Head down to Ribble for our infamous Egg Hunt, enter to win a bundle of chocolate filled prizes! With regular Steam Train rides, Museum, Workshop and Cafe, there’s plenty to do to fill your weekend!


Bank Holiday Friendly Engines

May 4, 2019 10:30 am — May 6, 2019 5:00 pm

All the Friendly Engines events include many activities for younger children to take part. With free face painting, balloon animals, a playground and plenty of photo opportunities, this is a fabulous place to take the kids for the Bank Holiday Weekend! All the Friendly Engine faces are exclusive to the Ribble Steam Railway having been…


Bank Holiday Teddy Bear Weekend

May 25, 2019 10:30 am — May 27, 2019 5:00 pm

Bring your Teddy along for our Bank Holiday Teddy Weekend! You and your special friend can visit our Museum, Workshop, Cafe and be treated to unlimited train rides! We have plenty for you and your teddy to do, from free face painting, balloon animals and a new playground, we can’t wait to see you! Day…


Alison’s Victorian Afternoon Tea

2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Ribble Steam Railway

Alison’s Victorian Afternoon Tea Dress up “Victorian Style”, and climb aboard and journey back to the past to enjoy a real industrial heritage experience. Experience our charming, traditional Afternoon Tea, served in the elegant ambiance of our lovingly restored vintage carriages. Enjoy the rumble of a steam train whilst the city skyline passes you by. Relax…


Father's Day Classic Cars and Bikes

June 15, 2019 10:30 am — June 16, 2019 5:00 pm

If you have a vehicle or a Car Club that would like to attend please contact us via Automobiles, Classic Cars, Motorbikes, Vehicles ! The Father’s Day Classic Car event started in 2008 and has been held annually ever since. Day Rover ticket – includes entry to the Museum, Workshop and Unlimited Train Rides:…