Saturday April 14th will see approximately eight instruments of varying size and tonality, playing at the Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum. The AGM will also take place here on this day. Free Entry to FOPS Members (usual price is £7.00) so please remember to bring your membership card! Trolleybuses will be giving free rides throughout the day. Lots of interesting vehicles to see and old style village with café! The address is The Trolleybus Museum, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX. More information on this venue can be found on the museums website – http://www.sandtoft.org/ On the following Sunday, there will be a large scale organ festival, with over 20 instruments playing around Reid’s yard and workshops near Thorne. Various instruments from around the UK and Europe will be in attendance including some rarely seen historic fairground organs! The address is Willow Garth, Thorne Road, Hatfield, Doncaster, DN7 6EN. For more information on this venue, or on the event in general, please contact James Reid – 01405 947655 / 07752 288703 / firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.organbooks.co.uk There is also a Facebook page for the event.
Statfold Barn Railway – Giant Miniature Weekend – May 12th/13th 2018 The award winning Statfold Barn Railway proudly presents its “Giant Miniature Weekend”, featuring 100 or more miniature traction engines and steam lorries in steam! Joining us from across the country will be a wide variety of steam engines in 1.5″ – 9″ scale as well as many related displays. The impressive narrow gauge railway will have at least 5 of its immaculate engines in steam and hauling passenger trains and there will also be the opportunity to leave the train at Oak Tree Halt and visit the wonderful “Roundhouse Museum”. Statfold is a usually private steam railway and this is the only event in the year where the whole family can come along and enjoy this lovely venue. This event has grown to become one of the largest gatherings of miniature road steam in the country and we are proud to play host to such a wide variety of engines and exhibits! As well as the narrow gauge steam trains and many, many miniature steamers there will be some full size traction engines, a miniature working area, children’s activities such as a bouncy castle, colour in’s and much more. […]
Annual event organised by Rother Valley Railway Supporters Association
TAVISTOCK STEAM AND VINTAGE FAIR 2018 Enjoy a Fun Filled Day on SUNDAY, 3rd JUNE at The Wharf & Bedford Car Parks, off Plymouth Road, Tavistock, PL19 8AT 10:00am – 5:00pm Full Sized Steam Engines – Miniature Steam Engines – Tractors – Vintage & Classic Cars – Steam Car – Children’s Entertainment – Educational Stalls – Food – Drink – and lots more..! Trailer Rides behind various Full Size Steam Engines & Steam Car around the centre of Tavistock This event is organised by the Robey Trust Ltd, a registered Educational Charity No. 1089025. The Robey Trust Ltd. New Perseverance Iron Works. Parade Business Park, Pixon Lane, Tavistock, PL19 9RQ www.therobeytrust.co.uk DISCLAIMER:- THE ORGANISERS CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ALTERATIONS, CANCELLATIONS OR POSTPONEMENT TO THE EVENT OR PART THEREOF.
The 44th Annual Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza South Cerney Airfield, Cirencester 3-5 August 2018 3-5 August 2018 will see the Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club (SVTEC) stage their Annual Show at South Cerney Airfield in Cirencester, Gloucestershire. The show is widely regarded as one of the biggest and best Steam, Vintage and Countryside events in the UK and attracts thousands of exhibitors and visitors from across the country whilst actively raising thousands of pounds for both national and regional charities. Show Highlights include: Vintage displays of nearly 700 classic cars from pre and post war, including over 70 Classic American, plus 230 Motorbikes, scooters, 70 bicycles from 1903 – 1980, 30 miniature steam engines, 90 stationary engines, 70 full size steam engines, model engineering, 200 Tractors, over 80 Buses and Coaches, 120 Military Vehicles, 240 Emergency and Commercial Vehicles, 60 Industrial Trucks, 50 vintage Caravans and a large model Aircraft flying display. Live Arena with non-stop demonstrations from steam to dancing tractors and much much more. Plus the opportunity to drive a steam engine and see the spectacular Showman’s Engines. Vintage Fun fair with the popular Fairground Organs, ‘electric yachts’, waltzers, big wheel, Punch and Judy Shows, steam-driven […]
The organisers are gearing up for this year’s event to be the biggest yet with over 700 vintage vehicle exhibits expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the show field. Exhibits include a large selection of steam engines, vintage commercial vehicles, cars, tractors, bikes, stationary engines, motoring and agricultural displays. Attractions will also include craft stalls, autojumble and many diverse trade stalls. The Sunday will see a vintage ploughing match and a local Produce Show. There really is something for all the family. The weekend will feature an action packed main arena with displays to appeal to all ages and backgrounds. Numerous catering outlets and the opportunity for a ‘proper Sunday dinner’ in the catering tent will tend to everyone’s requirements along with a fully licensed bar serving locally brewed ale and much more. Organised by an entirely volunteer committee the HSG Team have donated thousands of pounds to local charities over the years from event proceeds and rely on the support of the local Bedale Explorer Scouts to assist with car parking duties. The young and enthusiastic Team hope to continue to raise money for local charities and invite you to come along and enjoy an action packed weekend […]