SHOW CALENDAR 2014        



Were looking forward to 2014 , here are a few forth coming Events:

APRIL 2014

National Vintage Tractor Road Run 2014

    Bridgnorth Vintage Machinery Club have been in the town since 1986 and are

   Proud to be hosting the  27th  Shropshire National Vintage Tractor Road Run

            on Sunday 20th April 2014

Venue: Hermitage Farm. Stanmore. Bridgnorth. WV15 5HW

A454 Bridgnorth - Wolverhampton  Road


MAY 2014

Dartfords Annual Steam and Classic Vehicle Fair 2014

On the 10th & 11th May 2014 the Annual Trevithicks Industrial Dartford Celebration will take place.

Entry to the show and is FREE to all visitors , it is in commemoration of the life and work of Richard Trevithick, steam pioneer, inventor, engineer and one time resident of Dartford.

Central Park is within 2 minutes walk of Dartford Railway Station, off Market St.

For those arriving by car there is ample parking available in the near bye shopping centre car parks

(Post code for SAT NAV’s DA1 1EU)



Carrington Rally: at Frithville on 25 &26th May,

They are having a Fordson theme this year and it will be the first time for some years that the Club has been invited to attend. 




The Welsh National Tractor Run 

The Welsh National Tractor Road Run, in Rhayader, Mid Wales is set to take place on June 1. The organisers’ aim is to provide a scenic route through the beautiful countryside around the market town of Rhayader and the lakes of the Elan Valley. 

It’s all in aid of supporting local charities nominated by the Rhayader & District Vintage Show Committee. The start area is the old Radnorshire Show field at New House Farm, LD6 5HG about half a mile from the town centre. It is open to participants from May 30th with the Run on 1st June

Caravan and camping facilities are available for £5 for the weekend. The start field not only overlooks the town but both the Elan and Wye Valleys and Cambrian Mountains.

The 30-mile route includes both surfaced and un-surfaced roads suitable for all types of tractor and ability of driver. Those without a tractor can book a seat in the passenger trailers for a small donation.

The run starts at 9.30am and every entrant will receive a souvenir memento and certificate of participation.

The Radnorshire Royal Welsh Agricultural Show (Rhayader committee) will organise entertainment and a lunch on the Sunday.

For further information contact

Chairman, John Bates on 01597 810435 (after 6pm) or 0772 1910405

Ralph Powell - 01597 811399 - 07704070348

For General Enquireys - contact secretary Anne Bates, Little Gigrin, Rhayader Powys LD6 5NU or

email: Write WNTRR 2014 in the subject line of the email.

You can download the Entry form below and send it to Anne at above address.


JUNE 2014

  The Aldham Old Time Rally : Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June

Held at White Colne, Nr Colchester (just off the A1124) Opening at 10am both days.

The rally is organised by The North East Essex Engine and Tractor Club

The Club meets during the winter months on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Stanway Football Club Social Club. 

The Club held its first rally at Mistley in 1976 but it is now held at Chalkney Meadow at White Colne.  Last year Ford & Fordson Association had its own ring parade and we hope to do so again this year; this will be our second year to have a stand.



JULY 2014

F.M.P.S Long Melford rally is on the 5th & 6th of July.

Great News: It is hoped we will have the Sentinel Drivers Club with us this year, perhaps as many as 10 Sentinel wagons. To be confirmed




KENT COUNTY SHOW    11th - 13th July 2014


The Kent County Show is a showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life.  The three day event brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement and above all a sense of what ’The Garden of England’ has to offer.


HERITAGE SECTION ENTRY FORMS - Contact Rodney Gibson - Mobile 07850 788347 for more details.







The Ford & Fordson Association Expo X

Will be at Crark Airfield, Flookburgh on 26 & 27th July at the invitation of the Cumbria Steam and Vintage Vehicle Society Ltd.  Entry forms are available to download from the website, if you are unable to access them please telephone 01787277316 preferably in the evening and not after 9p.m. and I will post one to you. They need to be returned to myself not later than 1st May.






The Rhayader Tractor Run

To be held on August 3rd starting from Brynberth Industrial Estate , Rhayader.

For more information contact

Ralph Powell 01597 811399 - 07704070348 or John bates 01597 810435 - 07721910405




Carfest South

Landing in Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire from 22nd - 24th August 2014! Discover what's in store.... 

         Click on Advert below for more Details

The Great Dorset Steam Fair.

 To be held on 27th to 31st August. The Club has been invited to mount a showcase celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Fords ‘World Series’ tractors from their brand new tractor plant at Basildon, most think of them as the 1000 series.  We are still looking for examples to form the display, full details are on the website, the number of entries is limited, but if you would like to enter your tractor please send a couple of photos to me, preferably by email.  We are aiming for a good cross section and hope to have examples of all models in the display.



Showtime working weekend at Purleigh

To be held on 9-10th Augus at Purleigh Halt, Barons Lane, Purleigh, Essex. CM9 6PF.

Over 130 stalls selling a variety of products, plus heavy horse show, Suffolk Punches, motorcycles, tractor displays, steam engines, demonstrations, and lots more!  Refreshments and live music. Fund-raising event for Little Haven Childrens Hospice.

Click here for more Showtime Details


40th Grand Henham Steam Rally

To be held on the 20 & 21st September, at Henham Park,near Southwold, Suffolk

This years theme is of all things from the Seventies.




Holnest Country Fayre

Now in its third year, we’re pleased to announce this year’s Holnest CountryFayre will take place on

the 27th and 28th of September 2014. 

We enjoyed two wonderful days last year and this time around we are arranging even more attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy. There’ll be farm tours, displays of farm machinery, classic cars,

local crafts and craft workshops and lots more!

Click here to see some of the 2013 Show photos


The Holnest Country Fayre is held at Rylands Farm in the village of Holnest, 4 miles south of Sherborne. Rylands Farm is a family-friendly site that can be easily reached from the A352. Like last year, the event will raise money for Future Roots, including our project for older members of the farming community,

Contact our office: 01963 210703 (although we are usually out in the mud!)

or Click logos below for more details

Click here for Holnest Country Fayre 2014 Booking Forms





The 64th British National Ploughing Championships

To be held at Wootom St Lawrence near Basingstoke on 11th & 12th October by kind permission of G B Foot Ltd.


The Club has been invited to attend and will have its own plot; Club classes to include trailed, vintage and classic mounted.  The Club's marquee will be on site and members not competing are welcome to exhibit their tractors by it.


This is the first time that the Club has attended this prestigious event, a chance not to be missed. 


For more information call Conrad Hopkins on 01621-773592 after 7 pm.



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