Event Reports

  • Watercress Line Spring Gala

    Watercress Line Spring Gala

    Chris Graham on 26th July 2021

    We report on the events that delighted visitors and steam railway enthusiasts alike at the Watercress Line Spring Gala.

  • Bedford commercial vehicle enthusiasts

    Bedford commercial vehicle enthusiasts

    Chris Graham on 19th July 2021

    Peter Davies reports on a fine day for Bedford commercial vehicle enthusiasts, on a road run celebrating the marque’s 90th birthday.

  • Excellent H&H Auctioneers sale!

    Excellent H&H Auctioneers sale!

    Chris Graham on 7th July 2021

    We report on some of the fascinating, ex-military vehicles sold at the excellent H&H Auctioneers sale held at Duxford Museum recently.

  • Kirklees Light Railway visit

    Kirklees Light Railway visit

    Chris Graham on 28th June 2021

    David Reed visited the Kirklees Light Railway, that runs between Clayton West and Shelley in Yorkshire, and discovers an absolute gem!

  • Working weekend for classic crawlers

    Working weekend for classic crawlers

    Chris Graham on 14th June 2021

    Stephen ‘Waspy’ Robson’s working weekend was one of the few events that took place in 2020, and Anne Bates was there to bring us this report.

  • Steam-themed weekend!

    Steam-themed weekend!

    Chris Graham on 13th June 2021

    David Reed visited Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, to sample its recent, steam-themed weekend.

  • Classic Caterpillars working hard!

    Classic Caterpillars working hard!

    Chris Graham on 22nd November 2020

    Given the Covid situation, Jeremy Rowland was delighted to see plenty of classic Caterpillars working hard at the Link Club’s recent event.

  • Steam in Miniature 2020

    Steam in Miniature 2020

    Chris Graham on 19th October 2020

    Despite the Covid restrictions, the wonderful, Bressingham Steam in Miniature event went ahead, as Peter Love reports.

  • Tractors flying abroad!

    Tractors flying abroad!

    Chris Graham on 9th July 2020

    Older Massey Fergusons among the tractors flying abroad at the third, Cheffins monthly online plant and machinery auction.

  • The Paddock Wood Gathering

    The Paddock Wood Gathering

    Chris Graham on 9th June 2020

    Alan & Lynne Cullen report on one of the last stationary engine get-togethers before Covid-19 struck – The Paddock Wood Gathering 2020

  • Classic plant working weekend

    Classic plant working weekend

    Chris Graham on 10th March 2020

    Jane Brooks shares thoughts and photos from the second, annual classic plant working weekend, which fascinated the spectators who gathered in South Warwickshire last summer.

  • The Tractor Run 2020

    The Tractor Run 2020

    Chris Graham on 9th March 2020

    John’s plan is to drive a Leyland 262 that he bought as ‘a project’, from John O’Groats to Land’s End, to raise money for the Devon Air Ambulance.

  • London2Mayo tractor run fund-raiser

    London2Mayo tractor run fund-raiser

    Chris Graham on 8th March 2020

    The planned London2Mayo tractor run fund-raiser aims to raise much needed funds for a new respite centre for children with cancer. Can you help?

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