Events List

Upcoming Events

Music at Marley Hill 04 May 2019 -
  Enjoy a whole host of fascinating local live music at this unique event as Marley Hill Carriage Shed transforms into a music evening to remember!

Kids travel for a Quid 05 May 2019 - 06 May 2019
  KIDS FOR A QUID - Children travel for £1 during the May Bank Holiday, valid with every fare paying adult. This offer is only valid on standard travel return tickets.

Mining Heritage Weekend 18 May 2019 - 19 May 2019
  Join us for our Mining Heritage Weekend on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May, for a celebration of the North East's mining and industrial railway heritage.

Small Locos Day 26 May 2019 -
  Today travel behind our smaller operational steam locomotives, Keighley Gasworks No.2 and Sir Cecil. A. Cochrane.

Kids travel for a Quid 26 May 2019 - 27 May 2019
  KIDS FOR A QUID - Children travel for £1 during the May Bank Holiday, valid with every fare paying adult. This offer is only valid on standard travel return tickets.

N.C.B Locos Day 27 May 2019 -
  Today travel behind our National Coal Board operational steam locomotives, No.3 Twizell and No.49.

Legends of Industry Gala 14 June 2019 - 16 June 2019
  The biggest event in the railway's calendar returns! Our Legends of Industry gala will feature visiting locomotives, home fleet operational locomotives, an intensive timetable and a variety of trains and displays.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 27 July 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 28 July 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 31 August 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

Teddy Bear's Picnic 01 September 2019 -
  Join our resident Station Master, Boris the Bear and bring your favourite Teddy to Tanfield this weekend! Kids travel FREE with a responsible Teddy Bear and take part in the `I spy the Bear` competition.

1940s Weekend 21 September 2019 - 22 September 2019
  Music, dance and costumes from the forties! Experience Home Front life in wartime Britain and discover about North East collieries and railways during the 1940s.

Run It Weekend 12 October 2019 - 13 October 2019
  Anything that can run, will run... all of our operational home fleet steam locomotives will be in service hauling various trains and rolling stock.

Tanfield Ghost Train 26 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
  Get in the ghoulish spirit of things on the Tanfield Railway’s very own Halloween Ghost Train! Come in fancy dress, take part in Halloween games, activities and arts and crafts – but most of all keep an eye out for the scary station staff!

North Pole Express 23 November 2019 - 24 December 2019
  The Tanfield Railway offers an unforgettable Christmas experience aboard the North Pole Express on a four mile return steam train ride through stunning winter countryside to see Santa Claus in his magical grotto.

Mince Pie Special 26 December 2019 -
  Spend the day at Tanfield and enjoy our popular Mince Pie Specials after all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. No pre-booking required.

Mince Pie Special 29 December 2019 -
  Spend the day at Tanfield and enjoy our popular Mince Pie Specials after all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. No pre-booking required.