Special Events 2017-01-25T10:08:55+00:00

What’s On at the Midland Railway – Butterley?

Throughout the year we have a variety of special events suitable for all the family. To see normal operating days and other events, view the Calendar.

Butterley Brick Week 26th May – 3rd June 2018

View over 40 amazing models built from LEGO® bricks when you visit the Brick History exhibition. Take a walk through history, build your own models and enjoy a trip on a heritage train.

  • Seaside Special at Midland Railway - Butterley

Trains to the Seaside

For over 100 years special excursion trains have taken people to the seaside. Now follow in their footsteps with a train ride to a special inland beach. Build sandcastles and watch the trains go by.

Indietracks Festival

Indietracks is a unique three day summer music festival which combines steam trains and indiepop music from over 50 indiepop bands. It takes place each year at the end of July.

Victorian Train Weekend

Step back in time and experience travel as it would have been over 100 years ago. Come in Victorian costume and travel at half price!

  • Teddy Bears

Teddy Bears’ Weekend

Look out for our very special Teddy Bears’ Weekends with displays of teddy bears and a themed children's competition. Children bringing their teddy travel free!

Wizards and Spooks

Halloween at the Midland Railway – Butterley is a very ‘spooktacular’ affair. Wizards & Spooks trains run every day (except Monday) of the Derbyshire Schools' autumn half term week. Magical entertainment and wizard competition.

  • Fireworks

Fireworks Night

Join us for a spectacular fireworks display on the Saturday closest to Bonfire Night with train journeys, food and other attractions. Perfect for the whole family.

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