Special Events

We look forward to welcoming you to these special events. Please note that details are continuously being updated, and you are advised to call the booking office for the latest availability. Please note that many of these events are bookable online.


February 7th : A Night At The Opera

NORTH WALES OPERA STUDIO presents A NIGHT AT THE OPERA with Pianist Owen Roberts


Pullman Afternoon Tea - The perfect gift!

Treat the one you love with tea for two on a historic steam train through the delights of the Snowdonia National Park...


April 25th - 26th : 'Join the F&WHR Volunteers' Weekend

Have you ever wondered about volunteering on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways? Have you ever thought about guarding trains, firing locomotives or working on the track? You don't need previous experience or special skills, as full training will be given. This could be the dream you never thought would come true!


June 5th - 7th : Cwrw ar y Cledrau / Rail Ale

The Welsh Highland Railway Society’s Real Ale Festival – Cwrw ar y Cledrau / Rail Ale – will this year take place from June 5th - 7th. This year’s Festival, which will be the sixteenth of this now highly successful happening in the Railway’s calendar of events, will comprise the usual eclectic mix of a fine selection of real ales and ciders, combined with a variety of music, fine food and of course steam hauled trains. 


June 19th-21st: 1870 - Fairlie Eventful

One hundred and fifty years ago, a pioneering engineer was proudly showing his innovative locomotive to eminent figures from Britain's railways and emissaries from many countries - including Russia.