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A friendly show featuring a wide range of working demonstrations, static exhibits and activities. Arranged by the Nottinghamshire Group of the National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club this show is held annually over the August Bank holiday weekend. Highlights from our normal the Programme of Events* include: Saturday Auction of Bygones Parade of Vehicles Vintage Working Demonstrations Sunday Ploughing Match Grand Parade of Vehicles Vintage Working Demonstrations Monday Vintage Tractor Road Run Vintage Working Demonstrations There is plenty of space for caravans/camping on site for those who would like to make a weekend of it.  On Saturday and Sunday evenings there is a DIY BBQ, with meat supplied on site by a quality local butcher. Club Contacts: Paul Ducksbury 01777 838122    Terry Shaw 07974 754426    Adrian Parker 07736 691974 *Subject to confirmation/change

The Statfold Barn Enthusiast and Photography Days. have become overtime, an important event in the Narrow-gauge Calendar. The opportunity to see at close quarters the locos and rolling stock, the Engineering Shop that not only helps keep the Statfold Barn Railway on the ‘rails’, but other heritage lines too, is just too good to miss. On September the 8th this year will be one of the biggest events in the ever increasing Statfold annual programme. Not only will the Railway be running an extensive all day schedule but there will be more traction engines on site than in previous years. Vintage cars, Land Rovers, Motorbikes will all be on show along with various North American trucks. A steam saw mill will be working, demonstrating the way timber was milled years ago. Inside the Museum Hall there will be stalls selling railway memorabilia and books. Representatives from other Heritage lines as well as Railway modellers will be present to enlighten our visitors as to what is happening in the wider world of modelling, railway preservation and transport in general over the years. http://www.statfoldbarnrailway.co.uk

This weekend Show celebrates some of the UK’s leading manufacturers including DAF, Scania and Volvo.

Join us and explore military through the decades with a range of activities to enjoy.

Climb aboard the Steam hauled trains at Statfold Junction and be transported back in time to the Frontline. See replica STUG III assault guns and other military vehicles. See battle skirmishes between Allied and Axis troops Live wartime music throughout the day with Peter Wayre & Madeline Brown Licensed bar & catering throughout the day Trade stands selling a wide range of items Dress up in your period 1940’s clothes if you wish FREE Steam Trains will be running all day Tram rides Drive a Steam train for £5.00 Don’t forget visit Statfolds wonderful museum and gift shop FOR LIVING HISTORY DISPLAYS, RE-ENACTORS AND TRADERS PLEASE CONTACT IAN KIRKHAM ON 07884 973499        

Come and join us at New Forest Cider, Burley for our annual Craft Cider making Weekend Saturday 13th October 11.00am – 4.30pm & Sunday 14th October 11.00am – 4.30pm. Learn how cider has been made for centuries along with more up to date methods. We also have plenty of rural crafts being demonstrated over the weekend, from blacksmith to hurdle maker to homemade fudge, there is something for everyone. Music will once gain be provided by the always entertaining Skimmity Hitchers, singing their own brand of scrumpy songs!

Sunday 24 February 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm approximately Static event open to commercial vehicles of all sizes and types, including public service vehicles. In and around Lower Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4PZ For details contact Mary 01747 823365 m.bailey1950@btinternet.com “http://www.thectp.org.uk”

The Enthusiasts day is an opportunity for all keen Narrow Gauge Railway Photographers and Railway minded people to take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the Statfold Barn Railway and the way it works. Various Statfold engines providing a regular train service from the main Station, Statfold Junction through to Oaktree Halt , around the loop and back through Oaktree to the Junction. The passenger can alight at Oaktree to visit the Narrow gauge Trust Museum to ‘take in’ not only the Static displays of locomotives but view the Round House , where the days non-working loco’s are on view, but also to see various Railway artefacts. The visitor can see and ride on the renovated Burton and Ashby Tram which runs from its own dedicated Tram Shed down to Oaktree and back. There are displays of model railways in various gauges which show the expertise of the railway modeller. Altogether, a great day out for the Enthusiast. CHILDREN OF ALL AGES ARE WELCOME!

Mill in Steam with Spring theme at this attractive site by two canals

Sunday 07 April 2019 Open to commercial vehicles of all sizes and types, including public service vehicles. The Run will start at Warminster Central Car Park, BA12 9BY Assemble 9.30am for move off 10.30am Ends with a static display in the early afternoon at Crockerton Shopping Centre, just outside Warminster. There are no official stops, a day to enjoy yourself driving your pride and joy. Wiltshire White Horse Route, approximately 65 miles. Entry Form – contact Mary 01747 823365 m.bailey1950@btinternet.com or download from website “http://www.thectp.org.uk”

The Cumbria Easter Rally is returning on 20 and 21 April 2019.

Whether you are looking for something in particular, or just like to browse through interesting antiques, furniture, books, pictures, militaria, jewellery, etc, this Antiques and Vintage Fair has something to offer. With items ranging from 50p to £5,000 we cater for everyone from the serious collector to the impulse buyer. Why not relax with a drink and a bite to eat whilst considering your next purchase? Refreshments available from Sauls of Spratton. Free car parking and free programme. The weekend also gives an opportunity to see the spring bulbs out in the gardens and explore the house. The Hall and Gardens will be open both days between 1pm and 4pm, last admission at 3.15pm (under separate admission). Please note that individual stall holders may take credit/debit cards but not all are able to. The nearest cash machine is in Brixworth village. Disabled parking and toilets are available. Please note that although the event is held mostly on one level, there are a few steps in places and some gravel paths/cobbled areas in the stables. There are also gravelled paths in the gardens. Dogs are welcome on leads.