Vintage & Transport Festival News

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Upcoming events and festivals

Here’s a list of upcoming transport and vintage festivals across the UK for 2024, offering a mix of experiences from steam rallies to vintage vehicle displays and cultural festivities:

  1. Vintage Road & Rail Rally at Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth Station, on 6 May 2024​​.
  2. Saffron Walden Crank Up in Essex, showcasing steam and vintage rallies on 27-28 April 2024​​.
  3. Abbey Hill Steam Rally in Somerset, featuring a wide range of vintage vehicles and activities from 3-6 May 2024​​.
  4. East Midlands Steam & Country Show in Northamptonshire, with various vintage exhibits from 4-6 May 2024​​.
  5. Magnificent Motors – Eastbourne in East Sussex, a celebration of classic cars and other vehicles on 4-5 May 2024​​.
  6. Somerset’s Festival of Transport in Frome, offering a variety of vintage vehicle displays and family activities on 28-29 September 2024​​.
  7. Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza at South Cerney Airfield in Cirencester, known for its extensive displays of classic vehicles and steam engines, from 2-4 August 2024​​.
  8. Retro Rendezvous in Ulverston, Lake District, a weekend full of retro fun including music, food, vintage vehicles, and cycling events on 1-2 June 2024​​.
  9. Welwyn Garden City Vintage Festival, offering a range of live music, dance workshops, and social dances alongside vintage market and exhibitions, from 21-23 June 2024​​.
  10. Race The Waves & Backfire Promotions Steampunk Festival in Bridlington, Yorkshire, offers a unique combination of vintage vehicle races, steampunk culture, and music on 11-12 May 2024​​.
  11. Wheelfest 2024 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, showcases a broad array of wheeled vehicles, from vintage classics to modern customs, on 8 June 2024​​.
  12. Tractor Fest at Newby Hall, Yorkshire, celebrates agricultural heritage with a vast display of tractors and farm machinery on 8-9 June 2024​​.
  13. Modified Car Show in Scampston, Yorkshire, highlights the best of the region’s modified cars on 16 June 2024, offering a glimpse into car culture and customization​​.
  14. Vanlife Festival in North Yorkshire, promises a community-oriented celebration of camper van culture and outdoor living from 21-23 June 2024​​.
  15. Duncombe Park Steam Rally in Helmsley, Yorkshire, provides a family-friendly event with steam engines, vintage vehicles, and crafts on 6-7 July 2024​​.
  16. Masham Steam Rally in Masham, North Yorkshire, brings together a vast collection of steam engines, vintage cars, and more on 20-21 July 2024​​.
  17. Historic Vehicle Rally at Newby Hall, Yorkshire, one of the North’s biggest car shows, featuring a wide range of vintage and classic cars on 21 July 2024​​.
  18. Whitby Traction Engine Rally offers a showcase of steam power, classic cars, and more, with attractions for all ages from 2-4 August 2024​​.
  19. VW Festival 2024 at Harewood House, Leeds, celebrates Volkswagen culture with displays, music, and family entertainment on dates to be announced​​.
  20. Llandudno Transport Festival 2024 Bodafon Fields, Llandudno, North Wales 4-6 May 2024

These festivals not only celebrate the UK’s rich transport heritage but also provide a vibrant atmosphere for families, enthusiasts, and the curious alike, featuring everything from steam engines and classic cars to vintage cycles and cultural showcases.

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