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Below is a list of events for 2019 which I have either heard about or that I am hoping to attend.  Please contact me if you would like your event added.


Links to these events if available are on the useful links page!

2019 Event
1st January New Year's Day Road Run, Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, M5 Somerset
9th & 10th February The Alaskan Malamute Working Association (AMWA) Great Ridge Trek - Great Ridge Wood, Chicklade, Wiltshire, SP3 5SX
10th February Valentine Tractor Road Run - Manor Farm, Church Road, Silton, SP8 5PR
24th February Gillingham Gathering
2nd March  Wimborne St Giles Ploughing Match at Long Crichel
16th March Spring Diesel Gala - Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway
23rd & 24th March Wilton Model Engineering & Hobbies Exhibition£
7th April CTP Spring Road Run - Start Warminster Central Car Park
13th April Bath & Trowbridge Ploughing Society Ploughing Match, Newbridge Meadows (off A4), Bath, BA1 3NB
13th & 14th April Avon Valley Railway - Fire & Water!
14th April Wessex & WWSME Vintage Day - White Horse Country Park
14th April

WAPG 28th Vintage Tractor Road Run & Crank Up, meeting at Wheelers Yard, 25 Eastcourt Road, Burbage, SN8 3AT - prompt 10:00 start.

18th April Bath International World Heritage Day
19th - 22nd April Avon Valley Railway - Chocolate Train!
27th & 28th April Westbury Transport & Vintage Gathering
28th April

Berwick St John Country Fayre Limited - Grand Tour of Salisbury Plain

28th April Bursledon Brickworks Spring Steam Up
3rd - 6th May Abbey Hill Steam Rally

4th - 6th May

Tractor & Stationary Engine Rally Weekend, Kingsley, Hampshire
6th May The Big Ford 6 Cylinder Tractor Register Working Day, Bromham, Wiltshire
11th & 12th May Stotfold Barn Railway 'The Giant Miniature Weekend'
11th & 12th May Bill Targett Memorial Steam Rally
12th May Basingstoke Festival of Transport 
18th & 19th May Castle Combe Steam & Vintage Rally
18th & 19th May Three Okefords Rally, Dorset
25th - 27th May Selwood Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally
25th - 27th May Overlord D-Day 75
1st June Avon Valley YFC Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally
1st & 2nd June Tinkers Park Steam Rally (Home to the Claude Jessett Collection)
8th & 9th June Stoke Row Steam Rally 
8th & 9th June Wiltshire Steam & Vintage Rally - Oare
9th June Copythorne Steam & Vintage Rally
15th & 16th June Wessex Midsummer Vintage Show - **CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER/SITE CONDITIONS**
15th & 16th June Lister Tyndale Vintage Rally - **CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER/SITE CONDITIONS**

21st June

15:00 to 22:00

Summer Solstice Vintage Vehicle Gathering - Gillingham & Shaftesbury Showground
22nd & 23rd June Dene Rally, Ropley
6th & 7th July Heddington & Stockley Steam Rally & Country Fair
13th & 14th July Market Lavington Vintage Meet Family Fun Weekend
13th & 14th July  Wiston Steam Rally
17th July  Judging Day - Bath in Bloom, South West
19th - 21st July  Somerset Steam & Country Show
26th - 28th July Netley Marsh Steam & Craft Show
26th - 28th July Boconnoc Steam Fair
28th July Vintage Day - The Somerset Arms, Maiden Bradley
31st July CTP Noggin, Nosh & Natter - The George Inn, Longbridge Deverill
2nd - 4th August Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravagamza
3rd & 4th August 150 Anniversary Gala - Avon Valley Railway
9th - 11th August  Purbeck Rally, Worgret Road, Wareham, BH20 6AB
10th - 11th August Fergies' Vintage Harvest Happening - Ower
8th - 11th August Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
22nd - 26th August Great Dorset Steam Fair - Theme for 2019 - City of Lincoln Engines, featuring the five makers of Lincoln.  (Plus representation of Babcock & Wilcox Ltd).
31st August - 1st September Macmillan Vintage Rally - Balls Cross
1st September CTP Autumn Road
28th September Tinkers Park Open Day (Home to the Claude Jessett Collection)
12th - 13th October Annual Steam Pressing Weekend - Burley
E & OE  

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  • Sarah Mitchell (Wednesday, September 11 19 10:31 pm BST)

    Hi there is a wonderful picture you took of a dear friend of mine on his journey to the gdsf this year. It is in the western daily press dated 22/08/19 Carl Brown roading the Marshall to gdsf. I cannot locate this picture on any website to purchase and was hoping i could purchase through yourself many thanks Sarah

  • John Baines (Friday, April 05 19 03:45 pm BST)

    Have you any photogaphs of James & Crockerills yard in Durrington? Their MD Peter Barber owned the Burrell Scenic Road loco 'Prince of Wales@ and other engines including Burrell roller 'Daffodil'

  • Zoe Read (Saturday, March 02 19 07:08 pm GMT)

    I see you already have dates for this one but I wondered if you would consider adding Purbeck Rally to your event list?
    9th -11th August
    worgret road, wareham, dorset, BH20 6AB
    Raising funds for Forest Holme Hospice Charity & other local causes.

  • Andrew Gray (Wednesday, February 20 19 07:55 pm GMT)

    Is that Mr Dimmer and the train made at Durrington Sec Modern, I started there 1963 and left 1968. Mr Dimmer (Regg) was such a great teacher. Wonderful set of images to treasure. p.s we met today at the Boscombe Down Tornado fly past.

  • Jamie (Saturday, September 01 18 01:39 am BST)


    I am Jamie. One of the coalomen from last weeks steam fair. I know you mentioned taking lots of photos of us and it would be lovely to see them. Please get back to me when you can with prices ect i will most certainly purchase a few! In the meantime i will admire wgat you have on your page here already, hope you enjoyed the show! Speak soon


  • Don Russell (Friday, August 17 18 08:51 am BST)

    Hullo, found your site when looking for GDSF info. I was wondering if you had any information regarding engines travelling to the GDSF. I read engines will be raising money for cancer on there journey but I cannot find any info regarding route and timings.Thanks

  • Brian Moore (Saturday, August 04 18 12:40 pm BST)

    Thanks David: Brian

  • Peter Freeman (Thursday, May 10 18 09:56 pm BST)

    Fantastic site, easy to read and great pics! Keep up the good work.

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