Event Reports

  • Villa Wrea Autumn Steam Fair

    Villa Wrea Autumn Steam Fair

    Chris Graham on 19th November 2021

    Sue Ogden reports from the first Villa Wrea Autumn Steam Fair, which turned out to be an outstanding success.

  • 1964 Bedford TK tipper

    1964 Bedford TK tipper

    Chris Graham on 18th November 2021

    Joseph Lewis discovers a newly restored 1964 Bedford TK tipper at this year's Bath & West Country Festival.

  • Weald of Kent Ploughing Match

    Weald of Kent Ploughing Match

    Chris Graham on 14th November 2021

    Discover what happened at this year's successful and sunny Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, organised by the WKPMA in Pluckley, near Ashford.

  • The 2021 Ayrshire Road Run

    The 2021 Ayrshire Road Run

    Chris Graham on 13th November 2021

    David Reed reports on the runners and riders taking part in the 2021, 200-mile, two-day Ayrshire Road Run.

  • 1917 Burrell 5hp SCC Devonshire engine

    1917 Burrell 5hp SCC Devonshire engine

    Chris Graham on 12th November 2021

    We report from September's Longstock Rally in Hampshire, at which a wonderful, 1917 Burrell 5hp SCC Devonshire engine was one of the stars.

  • Long-awaited stationary engine show

    Long-awaited stationary engine show

    Chris Graham on 6th November 2021

    Alan and Lynne Cullen report from a long-awaited and well-attended stationary engine show that took place back in the summer, in leafy Surrey.  

  • International Autojumble at Beaulieu

    International Autojumble at Beaulieu

    Chris Graham on 3rd November 2021

    Charlie Waters, editor of Heritage Commercials magazine, enjoys a trip to the International Autojumble at Beaulieu.

  • Mouth-watering road steamers!

    Mouth-watering road steamers!

    Chris Graham on 1st November 2021

    Jeremy Martin's invitation event saw a gathering of mouth-watering road steamers, steam portables and other interesting vehicles.

  • Wonderful Old Timer Tractor Rally!

    Wonderful Old Timer Tractor Rally!

    Chris Graham on 28th October 2021

    Chris Graham enjoys a memorable day at the Old Timer Tractor Rally near Ludlow, among the beautifully aged ranks of pre-1950s tractors.

  • Ford and Fordsons galore!

    Ford and Fordsons galore!

    Chris Graham on 19th October 2021

    There will be Ford and Fordson galore at this year's Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show, at Newark Showground on November 13th-14th.

  • 70-foot showman’s road train!

    70-foot showman’s road train!

    Chris Graham on 12th October 2021

    Peter Love reports on a memorable and spectacular steam journey undertaken with a 70-foot showman’s road train.

  • Classic & Vintage Commercials Show 2021

    Classic & Vintage Commercials Show 2021

    Chris Graham on 11th October 2021

    Peter Simpson reports from this year’s Classic & Vintage Commercials Show held at the British Motor Museum, in Gaydon, Staffordshire.

  • 1915 Wallis & Steevens engine reappears

    1915 Wallis & Steevens engine reappears

    Chris Graham on 5th October 2021

    The reappearance of a 1915 Wallis & Steevens engine was a highlight of Ian Langley’s recent, invitation-only event, as Colin Tyson reports.