Join us for 60s Fest where you will get the chance to head back in time to the swinging sixties with events up and down the railway. You will be transported to Memphis with Levisham becoming Elvisham, Goathland once known as Aidensfield of Heartbeat fame and Grosmont will be taken over by 60s transport legends with 60s cars on show. Pickering will also have live music, displays and an evening 60s show - 'The Big Night Out'! 

Pickering Station 

Saturday 14 July

  • 11:00 The Sonics, Rock 'n' Roll band that eat, breathe and live the 60s
  • 13:15 Fiona Harrison, The sounds of the 60s by Fiona
  • 14:30 NEW 2018: Beth Mann, Sounds of the Sixties
  • 15:30 The Sonics

Join us and celebrate everything 60s across the weekend with Minster FM hosting the event across the weekend and the 'Big Night Out'. Additionally we will also see the return of the Pop-Up 60s Pirate Radio Show which will focus on the early days of BBC Radio One and local Stations; pop-up Pub and Gin Bar!

Big Night Out

  • 16:45 'Beatles for Sale', an authentic sounding Beatles tribute act
  • 17:45 Beth Mann, Sounds of the Sixties
  • 19:00 'Beatles for Sale' 

If you want to sing and dance into the night bringing back the memories of yesteryear then join us for our second 60s Fest and join us and attend our FREE evening concert from 18:00 - 20:00 (Bar will be open until 21:00). 

Sunday 15 July

  • 11:30 Fiona Harrison, The sounds of the 60s by Fiona
  • 13:15 The Sonics, Rock 'n' Roll band
  • 14:15 The Stones, Rolling Stones Tribute
  • 15:15 Fiona Harrison
  • 16:15 The Stones

Additionally we will also see the return of the Pop-Up Pirate Radio Show which will focus on BBC Radio One and local Stations; pop-up Pub and Gin Bar!

ELVISham Station

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 July

Head back in time and visit Levisham station, which has been renamed ELVISham to mark this occasion, and whilst you’re there visit the Elvis exhibition. There will be an Elvis impersonator performing the King’s greatest hits, not to mention a beer tent and a display of groovy 60s vehicles.

The Weighbridge Tea Hut will be open 10:00 to 17:30 and the Paddock Tea Hut will be transformed into an American style 60s takeaway diner, serving lots of delicious treats between 11:00 & 17:00.

Goathland Station

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 July

Goathland Station will be decked out in individual sixties style with a beer tent and live music across the weekend! NEW 2018: Jo Farrow will be performing throughout the weekend with hits from the iconic star Cilla Black! 

Saturday 14 July

  • 18:30 - 22:30 Tex Leon & Friends

Grosmont Station

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 July

Visit Grosmont Station this year and enjoy all the hits of the great female singers of that era and much more… with 'Little Miss Sixties'! 

Travel along the heritage line (Pickering to Grosmont Return - hop on & hop off all day and enjoy the sounds of the 60s) Adult £26, Child £13 and Family (2x Adults & 2x Children) £54. Multi-Day Tickets (1 day, 2 day and 3 day ticket options available).

NB: Some timings may slightly change, the website will be updated to reflect any amends. 


Buy Tickets

Classic Cars 

Do you own a classic vehicle registered between mid-late 1950s to 1969 inclusive? Why not display it at the event? Download the application form and return by 29 June.

Platform Charges

FREE entry to all live music and entertainment along the line! No Platform Charges. 


There will be limited parking at Pickering Station, please use the Trout Farm car park adjacent to the station car park entrance. There will be no parking at Goathland Station, please use the Goathland Village Car Park. Reduced parking at Levisham & Grosmont stations please consider travelling by rail.