Kent

  • Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair, 2021

    Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair, 2021

    Chris Graham on 4th January 2022

    Alan and Lynne Cullen report on the interesting stationary engines on show at the successful Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair, in Faversham.

  • Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Chris Graham on 7th December 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop investigate the range of large and fascinating post-war RAF fire appliances, some of which still survive.

  • Historic excavators back at work

    Historic excavators back at work

    Chris Graham on 1st December 2021

    David Vaughan reports on the historic excavators back at work at the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum near Keswick, in Cumbria.

  • Rother Valley Railway’s extension news

    Rother Valley Railway’s extension news

    Chris Graham on 20th November 2021

    The Rother Valley Railway's public enquiry result about the planned route extension to Bodiam, in East Sussex, has been delayed yet again!

  • 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.

  • Rare 1959 AEC Regent

    Rare 1959 AEC Regent

    Chris Graham on 5th November 2021

    We meet Darryll Peters and his rare 1959 AEC Regent that was converted from double-decker bus into a breakdown wagon and mobile workshop.

  • Classic mobile catering vehicles

    Classic mobile catering vehicles

    Chris Graham on 18th October 2021

    Peter Esposito looks at the foreign vans in use as classic mobile catering vehicles, together with some indigenous types.

  • 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.

  • British National Ploughing Championships

    British National Ploughing Championships

    Chris Graham on 24th September 2021

    The countdown has started for this year’s British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival, to be held on October 9th-10th.

  • Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Alley & MacLellan waggon steaming again!

    Chris Graham on 5th September 2021

    Bob Moorman reports on the long-awaited steaming of a rare and interesting Alley & MacLellan waggon that spent its working life in Argentina.

  • Amazing agricultural images!

    Amazing agricultural images!

    Chris Graham on 1st May 2021

    Peter Loves shares some amazing agricultural images from the AJ Ward & Co archive, provided by the Sussex Steam Engine Club's Steve McIntosh.

  • Very rare Weeks-Dungey tractor

    Very rare Weeks-Dungey tractor

    Chris Graham on 18th March 2021

    Mike Williams spotlights the British-built and now very rare Weeks-Dungey tractor, and explains why it sadly failed.