Family Friendly & Fun

31December

Endurance Events UK Old Trecastle Road Run

Powys | 31 December 19

This event consists of a choice of either a 3 mile or 6 mile road race along Old Trecastle Road.

20October

Endurance Events UK Craft 10K Series

Neath Port Talbot Principle Area | 20 October 19

This is the third race in the Craft 10km Series.

29September

Endurance Events UK Craft 10K Series

| 29 September 19

This is the second race in the Craft 10k Series

08December

Croston Village Christmas Fair

Lancashire | 08 December 19

Fun for all the family

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09November
10November

Derby Christmas Market

Derbyshire | 09 November 19

Held at the Roundhouse in Derby

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19October
03November

October Half Term at the ‘Shriek-wreck Museum’

Cornwall | 19 October 19

Spooky stories of sunken ships and haunted tunnels await visitors this October Half Term.

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19October
03November

Avian Myths and Legends at Birdland

Gloucestershire | 19 October 19

Visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term Holidays.

23October

Halloween Fireworks Spectacular

Cornwall | 23 October 19

On Wednesday, October 23rd, Flambards is staying open late to stage its Fireworks Spectacular.

02November

Sandown November Celebrations

Isle of Wight | 02 November 19

Our 130th anniversary!

09November

Winchester Bonfire & Fireworks

Hampshire | 09 November 19

Now in its 61st year

01November

Fireworks Display

Warwickshire | 01 November 19

FIREWORK DISPLAY • LICENSED BAR • FUN FAIR • DJ • RESTAURANT • BONFIRE •

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19October
31October

October Half Term at Flambards

Cornwall | 19 October 19

There’s a host of fantastic family fun on offer at Flambards throughout the October Half Term.

02November

Thorner Fireworks Festival

West Yorkshire | 02 November 19

Sat, 2 Nov, 18:30 – 21:00

27November

More Musics West End Lantern Festival

Lancashire | 27 November 19

Just because its cold outside doesn’t mean we cant have fun!

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19October
20October

National Apple Festival at Brogdale

Kent | 19 October 19

Celebrate all things apple at the National Fruit Collection

23November

BRIXHAM LIGHTS LANTERNS ‘LUMINATIONS

Devon | 23 November 19

Lantern parade, entertainment and food outlets

17November

Military Vehicles Day

Surrey | 17 November 19

Over 100 vehicles, spanning the decades of military history

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02November
03November

Fabulous Fireworks

North Yorkshire | 02 November 19

Lightwater Valley will be staging a spectacular fireworks finale on Sat, 2nd and Sun 3rd November.

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26October
31October

Frightwater Valley

North Yorkshire | 26 October 19

Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ from October 26th-31st.

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12October
27October

HalloWild at Blair Drummond Safari Park

scotland | 12 October 19

This October, creep, crawl and prowl your way down to Blair Drummond Safari Park!

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05October
27October

Undley Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze

Suffolk | 05 October 19

Celebrating its 20th year in 2019

09February

Vine & Craven Point-to-Point Races

Wiltshire | 09 February 20

Steeplechasing in the spectacular setting of the Barbury Estate

26January

Cocklebarrow Races

Gloucestershire | 26 January 20

The best fun you can have with your clothes on in January

15December

Barbury International Point-to-Point Races

Wiltshire | 15 December 19

Archly competitive steeplechasing throughout the winter for great family days out

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28March
13March

Avon Vale Races

Wiltshire | 28 March 20

The best of Point-to-Point steeplechasing in Wiltshire

05April

Andoversford Races

Gloucestershire | 05 April 20

Andoversford Races features the best Point-to-Point steeplechases in Gloucestershire

28September

Nigel Night

Worcestershire | 28 September 19

Nigel based entertainment

02November

Horsham Rugby Football Club Firework Night

West Sussex | 02 November 19

the biggest and best in the local area.

29September

Apple Sunday

Aberdeenshire | 29 September 19

Our famous apples and pears will be on sale

26October

Halloween Fright Fest @ Neston

Wiltshire | 26 October 19

Fun starts 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

31October

Ghost Stories of Woodhorn Museum

Northumberland | 31 October 19

31st October,11.30am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

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27October
03November

Children's Petrifying Pumpkin Hunt & Halloween Experience

East Riding of Yorkshire | 27 October 19

Do you dare to explore the darker side of Sledmere

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07December
08December

Caerphilly Christmas Market

south wales | 07 December 19

Foodies will be in their element

16November

Ambleside Christmas Lights 2019

Cumbria | 16 November 19

Every year on the third Saturday in November

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22November
01January

Christmas at Blenheim Palace Illuminated Light Trail

Oxfordshire | 22 November 19

This Christmas Blenheim Palace will be transformed, both inside and out.

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03November
30December

Christmas at Bedgebury

Kent | 03 November 19

Spectacular new illuminations will feature at Bedgebury’s popular Christmas light trail from 22 Nove

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28November
30December

Christmas at Belton

Lincolnshire | 28 November 19

Explore a spectacular new Christmas light trail at Belton, from 28 November – 30 December.

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22November
30December

Christmas at Dunham Massey

Greater Manchester | 22 November 19

The magical, after-dark, illuminated trail

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30November
24December

East Lancashire Railway Santa Express

Lancashire | 30 November 19

IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS

11November

MIDSOMER NORTON CARNIVAL

Bath and North East Somerset | 11 November 19

The largest community event in the Somer Valley

30May

World Custard Pie championships

Kent | 30 May 20

Come along to a great family day out

08December

Dickensian Christmas Market

West Yorkshire | 08 December 19

RAISING MONEY FOR: SENIOR CITIZENS PARTY

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29October
30October

Family Halloween Experience @ Pit

South Yorkshire | 29 October 19

Join us on a spooky adventure in the pit

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06December
08December

Portmeirion Food and Craft Fair 2019

north wales | 06 December 19

Food and festive fun in a fairytale location - who could resist?

09November

Christmas Fair

Warwickshire | 09 November 19

Come along for refreshments and a look at some great stalls. Free Entry 12-2:30

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31July
24September

Dame Hannah Rogers Charity Events 2019

Devon | 31 July 19

Lots of fund raising events in 2019

12October

Wasdale Head Show and Shepherds Meet

Cumbria | 12 October 19

A great day out for all the family

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19October
31October

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AND WIZARDRY SCHOOL

South Yorkshire | 19 October 19

Come to the Cannon Hall Farm Pumpkin Festival

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01September
29September

The Corn Maze

Essex | 01 September 19

Our ‘Maize Maze’ is OPEN ON Thursday 2nd August 2018 for the season!

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24November
24December

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway Santa Specials 2019

North Yorkshire | 24 November 19

Christmas starts here, at Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

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30November
08December

Grassington Dickensian Festival

North Yorkshire | 30 November 19

Family fun day out. Grassington transports itself back in time to an era when Dickens was alive.

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23August
29September

Isle of WIght Steam Railway Events 2019

Isle of Wight | 23 August 19

The Award-Winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway will engage, inspire and excite you ..

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07January
30December

Curly Tails : THE PLACE WHERE PIGS ARE SAFE AND LEARNING GROWS

Buckinghamshire | 07 January 19

Open all year but give us a ring to make sure we're open

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01March
31October

Cairnie Fruit Farm and Mega Maze

scotland | 01 March 19

Sea Turtle Maze 2019

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23November
30December

Great Central Railway: Winter Wonderlights

Leicestershire | 23 November 19

A magical journey by steam train!

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20July
29September

Brimstage Maze

Merseyside | 20 July 19

Family friendly adventures in the heart of rural Wirral

12December

Christmas Street Food & Craft Night Market

Monmouthshire | 12 December 19

Come along and browse a fantastic selection of Street Food

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02November
03November

HISTORIC LIFE WEEKEND: FIRE & LIGHT at Weald and Downland Living Museum 2019

West Sussex | 02 November 19

Ideal for people specifically interested in the subject areas,

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05October
06October

Wild About Wool

Devon | 05 October 19

Celebrate the art of making and go yarn crazy

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22November
30December

Christmas at Bedgebury

Kent | 22 November 19

a one mile sparkling path winds its way through the National Pinetum

19August

Family Nature Picnic

Warwickshire | 19 August 21

Bring the kids, a picnic, a picnic blanket, and your favourite toy animals.

13November

Shepton Mallet Carnival 2019

Somerset | 13 November 19

Shepton Mallet Carnival is part of the Somerset Guy Fawkes Circuit.

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01December
29December

Amerton railway Santa Special

Staffordshire | 01 December 19

Come and join us for our Santa Specials in 2019!

30October

World Puddle Jumping Championships 2019

Northamptonshire | 30 October 19

Here is your chance to set a new world record!

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27October
30October

Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

Lanarkshire | 27 October 19

Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival this October

28September

The Essex Game and Country Fair

Essex | 28 September 19

The second year of this exciting Game and Country fair, coming to Barleylands

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12October
03November

Castle Kennedy Halloween Pumpkin Trail 2019

Dumfries and Galloway | 12 October 19

Saturday, 12th October – Sunday, 3rd November 2019

30October

Birds of prey

Northamptonshire | 30 October 19

An opportunity to see hawks, falcons and an owl

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27September
29September

York Balloon Fiesta 2019

North Yorkshire | 27 September 19

27, 28 and 29th September 2018, 11am

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04October
13October

Heritage Open Days 2019

Isle of Mann | 04 October 19

Heritage Open Days returns for 2019

26October

Hexham Spook Night

Northumberland | 26 October 19

From 11am to 11pm around Beaumont Street, Market Place and the Abbey Grounds

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20July
29September

Singleton Maize Maze

Lancashire | 20 July 19

THE MAZE WILL BE OPEN EVERY DAY from SATURDAY JULY 20TH to SUNDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER

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30November
01December

Christmas With The Owls

Suffolk | 30 November 19

Join us for another fun start to Christmas with our special weekend for youngsters.

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13July
31October

Boston Park Farm and Maize Maze

South Yorkshire | 13 July 19

The 2019 Maize Maze opens on 13th July till end of October 2019

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03May
22December

Cammas Hall Fruit Barn, Tea Barn and Farm Shop

Hertfordshire | 03 May 19

Play area, Maize maze open august until september and tea rooms, fun for all

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25March
31October

Apple Jacks Adventure Farm

Cheshire East | 25 March 19

Open during school holidays and weekends only until end Oct 2019

05October

Norfolk HarFest

Norfolk | 05 October 19

A free one-day Autumn fayre to celebrate Norfolk’s harvest!

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11November
13November

Shepton Mallet Carnival 2019

Somerset | 11 November 19

Part of the Somerset Guy Fawkes Circuit.

02November

BONFIRE & FIREWORK EXTRAVAGANZA at Thornton Hall Country Park 2018

North Yorkshire | 02 November 19

Join us at Thornton Hall Country Park for an amazing fireworks extravaganza to music

09November

North Petherton Carnival

Somerset | 09 November 19

North Petherton Carnival celebrates its 70th year in 2019

24November

Wokingham Winter Carnival 2019

Berkshire | 24 November 19

A FUN day out for the whole family.

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23May
27May

BrixFest 2020

Devon | 23 May 20

BrixFest is a three-day celebration of this charming fishing town.

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01June
29September

The Gruffalo @ Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Cornwall | 01 June 19

Join us for steam train rides, family fun and activities, with The Gruffalo

17November

The 2nd Litton Birks Fell Race

North Yorkshire | 17 November 19

Distance: 7.7 km / 4.8m Climb: 372m / 1220ft

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21November
22December

Sunderland Illuminations

tyne and wear | 21 November 19

Illuminating the nights of Sunderland ending with a display on Bonfire night.

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09November
10November

Festive Fair

East Sussex | 09 November 19

A fabulous 2 day festive fair to start your Christmas Shopping.

22September

Healthy Living Fair

East Sussex | 22 September 19

A fabulous event for all the family to try out some fitness, and talk to the experts.

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26October
29October

HALLOWEEN SPECIALS @ Embsay railway

North Yorkshire | 26 October 19

Fun for all the family

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16September
22September

Lindfield Arts Festival 2019

Sussex | 16 September 19

Celebrating our Tenth Year

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30November
24December

Santa's Special Trains @ Epping Ongar Railway

Essex | 30 November 19

30 November; 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 December

31October

Haunted Cliff Railway Spooktacular

Devon | 31 October 19

Visit the Cliff Railway at night, it has a hidden and darker past,

01January

Knaresborough Duck Race 2020

North Yorkshire | 01 January 20

5000 ducks being tipped in to the river Nidd,

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19October
20October

Turn The Tide Festival

Kent | 19 October 19

The Romney Marsh's very own community festival will be held in Dymchurch

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20July
19October

The Great Worcester Maize Maze!

Worcestershire | 20 July 19

Set in a 10 acre maize field with the Malvern Hills as a fantastic backdrop

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12October
13October

British National Ploughing Championships and Country Festival

Lincolnshire | 12 October 19

A variety of farming demonstrations, ploughing, stalls and crafts.

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27September
28September

Kendal Torchlight Carnival

Cumbria | 27 September 19

Friday 27th September, with the Kendal Street Party on Saturday 28th September.

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11October
13October

HARWICH SHANTY FESTIVAL 2019

Essex | 11 October 19

Celebrating the songs of the sea

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27September
29September

Welshpool Forties Weekend 1940's Weekend

Montgomeryshire | 27 September 19

TRANSPORT YOURSELF BACK TO THE 1940s

25February

St Columb Silver Ball Hurling

Cornwall | 25 February 20

Usually starts about 4.30pm near the Market Square

25February

Shrovetide Fair & Pancake Toss

Staffordshire | 25 February 20

Held on Shrove Tuesday at noon on the Market Square and in Bore Street.

25February

Scarborough Skipping Day 2020

North Yorkshire | 25 February 20

This year its Tuesday, 25 February at South Bay from 12 noon.

25February

Olney Pancake Race 2020

Buckinghamshire | 25 February 20

25th February 2020 @ 11.55am

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11June
28September

The Vikings in Northumbria

County of Durham | 11 June 19

Traces the history of Vikings in North East England.

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26October
03November

Halloween spooktacular @ Audley End Miniature Railway!

Essex | 26 October 19

The spookiest train ride in all of Essex

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11April
11April

D-Day: Interception, Intelligence, Invasion @ Bletchley Park

Buckinghamshire | 11 April 19

75 years on, the full scale of Bletchley Park’s top secret impact

26October

The Winter Droving Penrith 2019

Cumbria | 26 October 19

MASQUERADE AND FIRE IN PENRITH CUMBRIA on 26th October 2019

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09January
24November

Blacksmiths Demos

West Yorkshire | 09 January 19

Open to the public every Wednesday - Sunday 9am - 4pm.

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05October
31October

Farmer Copleys Pumpkin Festival 2019

South Yorkshire | 05 October 19

From 5th October to 31st October 2019 From 10:00am - 4:00pm

24November

Pensthorpe Christmas Market 2019

Norfolk | 24 November 19

24th November from 10:00-16:00 at Pensthorpe Nature Farm

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18November
22November

World Nursery Rhyme Week

United Kingdom | 18 November 19

The importance of nursery rhymes for the under 7’s

15November

Wells and Midsomerset Carnival 2019

Somerset | 15 November 19

The 2019 Wells carnival is scheduled to take place on Friday 15th November at 7.00pm

08November

Weston-Super-Mare Illuminated Carnival 2019

Somerset | 08 November 19

Weston-Super-Mare carnival on 8th November 2019

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26October
27October

FAMILY GHOST TRAIN: Dartmoor Express

Devon | 26 October 19

Are you brave enough to ride the Dartmoor Railway Ghost Train?

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30November
22December

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Santa Specials 2019

North Yorkshire | 30 November 19

Departing from Pickering Station: 30 Nov, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22 December

02February

Clown Service in memory of the British clown Joseph Grimaldi

Greater London | 02 February 20

Usually starts at 3pm at Haggerston's All Saints Church (but please check)

26December

Mundesley Boxing Day Dip 2019

Norfolk | 26 December 19

Starts 10.30am with the dip taking place at 11am

25December

Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip 2019

Suffolk | 25 December 19

from 10:00-10:30

01January

Hathersage Swimming pool New Years Day Swim

Derbyshire | 01 January 20

New Years Day Swim 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

26December

Bibury Duck Race 2019

Gloucestershire | 26 December 19

The race usually starts at 11am

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14September
28September

St Ives September Festival

Cornwall | 14 September 19

14 -28 September 2019

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08January
11December

Little Swifts

Greater London | 08 January 19

Fun sessions for pre-school children

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07December
08December

Hot Pot Pottery - Christmas Fayre 2019

Gloucestershire | 07 December 19

Christmas Fayre & Christmas Pottery Painting

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07April
06October

Try Sailing for free

South Yorkshire | 07 April 19

Interested? Our Try Sailing sessions are held on the first Sunday each month from April to October.

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05October
31October

Almond Valley Events 2019

West Lothian | 05 October 19

SPOOKY HAPPENINGS - daily from 5th to 31st October

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04October
06October

Dubs In't Dales 2019

North Yorkshire | 04 October 19

Dubs In't Dales ever popular VW Festival is back for its 8th year in Bedale

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26December
01January

Llangollen Railway Mince Pie Specials

North East Wales | 26 December 19

26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st December and 1st January

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26October
03November

Halloween trick or treat trail

Bath and North East Somerset | 26 October 19

October 26th to 3rd November 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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26October
03November

Halloween Ghost Train at Kirklees Light Railway 2019

West Yorkshire | 26 October 19

Ghost trains run from the 26th October to 3rd November 2019

27October

Westonzoyland Pumping Station Halloween Steam Fright Night

Bath and North East Somerset | 27 October 19

Held on 27th October @ 16:30 – 20:30hrs

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29October
31October

Gwili Railway Ghost Express 2019

Carmathenshire | 29 October 19

Held on October 29th to 31st various times.

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13September
22September

The 19th Jane Austen Festival,

Bath and North East Somerset | 13 September 19

13th-22nd September 2019

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23March
27October

Lakeland Maize Park Farm

Cumbria | 23 March 19

OUR 2019 SEASON STARTS ON 23RD MARCH 2019! SEE YOU THEN!

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02February
21December

Dukes Meadows Trust Food Market

Greater London | 02 February 19

An award winning charity raising funds to maintain the local parks

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20September
22September

Abb Fest 2019

Devon | 20 September 19

Raising money for charity 20 - 22 September 2019

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02February
21December

Isle of Wight Farmers: Ryde

Isle of Wight | 02 February 19

Anglesea Street, Ryde Every Saturday 8.30am - 12.30am

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01June
31October

Leault Working Sheepdogs

Badenoch and Strathspey | 01 June 19

4pm each day except Saturdays on Leault Farm, Kincraig

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30November
08December

Grassington Dickensian Christmas Festival

North Yorkshire | 30 November 19

30th November, 1st December, 7th December and 8th of December 2019

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04February
21December

Rhiw Valley Light Railway Events 2019

Powys | 04 February 19

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05January
22January

Mid Suffolk Light Railway 2019

Suffolk | 05 January 19

Open January through to Dec 2019

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11October
13October

LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL

Cumbria | 11 October 19

Friday 11th October – Sunday 13th October 2019.

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27January
29December

Elsecar Heritage Railway Events 2019

South Yorkshire | 27 January 19

Open sundays from 11 until 3 pm

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17February
31December

Dragon Miniature Railway 2019

Cheshire West and Chester | 17 February 19

Open Sat-Sun & BHol 1100-1630. Daily in school hols

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10February
24November

Abbey Fairs

West Sussex | 10 February 19

Next fairs 10th February 28th April 22nd September 24th November

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06April
26October

Golden Valley Light Railway 2019

Derbyshire | 06 April 19

Operating season is Sat 6th April 2019 to late October 2019

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10May
30September

Modern St Andrews

Fife | 10 May 19

10th May to 30th September - 2 pm to 5 pm daily

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01February
22December

Lincoln Castle Events

Lincolnshire | 01 February 19

100 years of hidden history at Lincoln Castle

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07January
30December

Special Days out at Caledonian Railway 2019

Angus | 07 January 19

Steam sundays and Diesel saturdays and special days all year

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13January
22December

Dartmoor Railway 2019

Devon | 13 January 19

Trains run Jan to Dec 2019

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01January
31December

Rock Village Hall Events 2019

Worcestershire | 01 January 19

Events throughout the year

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16March
22December

Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway Events 2019

Cumbria | 16 March 19

Open March until October. Trains during November and December for Christmas

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09March
28December

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway 2019

Gloucestershire | 09 March 19

Opening March 2019 to Dec 2019

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03February
01December

Ellenroad Engine House Events 2019

Lancashire | 03 February 19

Next event Sunday 3rd February 2019 open for steaming on the first sunday each month

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03February
15December

Family steam events in Action Abbey Pumping Station 2019

Leicestershire | 03 February 19

SUN 3RD FEB 2019 1-5pm 2019 Year round events too

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26January
31December

Abbey House Museum: Danger Zone

West Yorkshire | 26 January 19

26 Jan - 31 Dec 2019

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21January
20December

Moo Music Leeds North

West Yorkshire | 21 January 19

Fun and interactive moosic & moovement sessions for under 5's.

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17February
30November

SHERWOOD FOREST RAILWAY

Nottinghamshire | 17 February 19

Open every day from the 17th February until the end of November,

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28March
28December

Helston Railway 2019

Cornwall | 28 March 19

Trains resume on March 28th throughout the year

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20January
15December

PALM SUNDAY ARCHERS – 2019 Shoots

North Yorkshire | 20 January 19

Dates through out the year!

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07January
21December

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Events

Wales | 07 January 19

A national flagship for the arts'. It has a wide-ranging artistic programme

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20October
12October

Amerton Railway Events 2018-2019

Staffordshire | 20 October 18

Our Santa Specials are running every Saturday & Sunday in December and Christmas Eve

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20October
14October

Colne Valley Railway Events 2018-2019

Essex | 20 October 18

Halloween events 23-25th October Steam with santa 8-23 rd December