Weeting Steam Engine Rally and Country Show – 19th, 20th and 21st July 2019.
If you are looking for a fascinating and nostalgic family day out, look no further than the Weeting Steam Engine Rally and Country Show. It is sure to appeal to the whole family.
Held annually the third weekend in July, the Rally features massed parades of steam traction engines, steam lorries, vintage tractors, heavy horse and fire engines, plus working steam-powered farmyard machines, a full-sized steam train, a model steam train (which takes passengers round a track) and small steam models.
There are static displays of vintage cars, classic cars, motorbikes, stationary engines, military vehicles and many fascinating exhibits. There are demonstrations of steam ploughing, steam threshing, a steam powered sawmill, stone crushing, mini tractor pulling and farmyard implements of a bygone era. Ploughing and cultivating demonstrations using vintage tractors and horses will be taking place throughout the weekend.
Dog Agility Teams will give regular demonstrations in their own separate arena. There will also be a craft marquee and over 60 trade stands, as well as working with the local community to provide free entertainment for children over in The Hub, with a fenced-in safety zone by the main ring. Helicopter flights have proved to be popular way to get a birds-eye view of the whole show. There are also old time fairground rides as well as new rides, bouncy castles, archery, tank rides, restaurant and bars. We really do have something for everyone.
Each year also features a special arena event. Please see This Year’s Show for details.
Entry is free for all under 16’s, as is car parking, throughout the weekend.