steam rallies and events

Events in South and South East

The South & South East region contains a large number of heritage museums, railways and attractions over a wide area from Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to Hampshire and across Berkshire and Surrey, East and West Sussex to Kent.

This area includes popular attractions such as the Bluebell, Isle of Wight and Kent and East Sussex steam heritage railways to Agricultural and working museums and key canal routes and museums.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions the South and South East region including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, East Sussex, West Sussex, Isle of Wight and Surrey.

Steam Rallies and Events in October 2019

Fri 18th - Sun 20th Oct 2019: CAMRA Real Ale & Cider Festival & Autumn Diesel Gala

Spa Valley Railway
West Station, Nevill Terrace, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Tel: 01892 537 715.


Sun 20th Oct 2019: TransportFest

Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN.
Tel: 01932 837 994.

TransportFest is now a regular event at Brooklands, this year featuring 1930s buses, but any interesting historic commercial vehicle would be welcome. …


Sun 20th Oct 2019: GMES Public Open Afternoon

GMES site, Stoke Park, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1TU.
Tel: 01483 536 937.

Guildford Model Engineering Society Open Afternoon. Model steam engines running on our two miniature railway circuits and 16mm Garden Railway and 4mm (00)…

Miniature Railway / Miniature Steam / Open Day

Sun 20th Oct 2019: Woodcrafts at Combe

Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmill, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire, OX29 8ET.
Tel: 01993 358 694.

Come and see an interesting range of demonstrations of wood craft.  There will be demonstrations by hurdle makers, chair makers and pole lathers,…

Country Fayre / Stationary Steam

Sun 20th Oct 2019: HCVS Sprat & Winkle Run

The Stade Car park, Hastings, East Sussex, .

The road run takes you around the quieter roads and byways, through the beautiful Autumnal Kent & Sussex countryside to the traditional seaside resort…

Buses / Commercial Vehicles / Fire Appliances / Military / Motorbikes

Visit website for more details and booking.

Halloween / Railways

Fri 25th Oct 2019: Fright Night

Kent & East Sussex Railway
Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent.
Tel: 01580 765 155.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Hallowe’en Trains

Cholsey & Wallingford Railway
5 Hithercroft Road, Wallingford, Oxfordshire.
Tel: 01491 835 067.

Gifts for children aged 1– 7 distributed by the 'Witch of Wallingford'.  Are you brave enough to face the Witch of Wallingford so close…

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Halloween

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway
Lakeside Country Park, Wide Lane, Eastleigh, Hampshire.
Tel: 023 8061 2020.

Visit website for more information and booking. From 5pm till 8pm.

Halloween / Miniature Railway

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Halloween

Great Cockcrow Railway
Hardwick Lane, Lyne, Nr Chertsey, Surrey.
Tel: 01932 565 474.

Riding round in the dark is a totally different experience and can be quite scary, even for regular travellers! There’s no need to book, just turn…

Halloween / Miniature Railway

Sat 26th - Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween Weekend

Michelham Priory
Upper Dicker, Nr Hailsham, East Sussex.
Tel: 01323 844 224.

Halloween / Wind/Water Mills

Sat 26th Oct 2019: Ghoulish Steam Saturday Night

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Chinnor Station, Station Approach, Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire.
Tel: 01844 353 535 .

Halloween / Railways

Sat 26th - Sun 27th Oct 2019: Wizard Weekend

Mid-Hants Railway – The Watercress Line
The Railway Station, Alresford, Hampshire.
Tel: 01962 733 810.

Board the Wizard Express. Visit website for more information and booking.

Halloween / Railways

Sun 27th Oct 2019: Steam Gala Day

Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway
The Warren, Swanton Street, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent.
Tel: 01622 884 254.

Five narrow gauge steam locos at work with passenger and goods trains. Also two diesel locos running.


Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween Steam Up

The Brickworks Museum
Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Hampshire.
Tel: 01489 576 248.

The whole outside display area(s) will again be bulging with steam exhibits including resident and visiting full size traction engines, scaled miniature…

Halloween / Miniature Steam / Models / Organs / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 27th Oct 2019: Reading Vintage Toy Fair

Rivermead Leisure Centre, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ.


Visit website for more details and booking. 2pm-5pm

Halloween / Wind/Water Mills

Thu 31st Oct 2019: Halloween Fright Night!

Isle of Wight Steam Railway
The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight.
Tel: 01983 882 204.

From 5pm- 9pm

Halloween / Railways

Steam Rallies and Events in November 2019

Fri 1st Nov 2019: Halloween Spectacular

Chiltern Open Air Museum
Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.
Tel: 01494 871 117.

Visit website for more details and booking. 5pm-9pm

Halloween / Open Day

The run is always held for the British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Steam and Vintage Rallies

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