Coronavirus

Due to the current Corona virus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season opening times and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like.

Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event's website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

steam rallies and events

South West Events in Cornwall

Steam Rallies and Events in April 2020

Sat 25th Apr 2020: Camborne Trevithick Day - cancelled

Streets of Camborne, Camborne, Cornwall, .
Tel: 01872 540 575.

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.   The streets of Camborne will come alive with a spectacular day of free Steam, entertainment…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Miniature Steam / Models / Organs / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Steam Rallies and Events in May 2020

Fri 8th - Sun 10th May 2020: VE Day Anniversary Weekend

Bodmin & Wenford Railway 2020
Bodmin General Station, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall.
Tel: 01208 73555.

Military / Railways

Sat 9th May 2020: Shindig Steam & Vintage Show - postponed to a new date tba

Community Hall & Recreation Ground, Cunningham Park, Mabe, Cornwall, TR10 9HB.

Event postponed due to coronavirus outbreak.

Classic Cars / Military / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sun 10th May 2020: Bude Motor Classic

Bude Rugby Club, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8QG.

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Classic Cars

cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak. 60th anniversary event.

Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sat 23rd - Mon 25th May 2020: Return to the 40s – VE Special

Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, Camborne, Cornwall, TR13 0RY.
Tel: 07901 977 597.

Military / Railways

Sat 23rd - Mon 25th May 2020: Launceston Steam & Vintage Rally - cancelled

Trebant Farm, Altarnun, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7RR.
Tel: 01566 779 540.

Event cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak. All kinds of steam, vintage & classic vehicles. Trade stands, craft/model marquee, childrens entertainment,…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Fire Appliances / Military / Miniature Steam / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Steam Rallies and Events in June 2020

Steam Rallies and Events in July 2020

Fri 3rd - Sun 5th Jul 2020: Padstow Vintage Rally & Country Fair

Green Lane, off A389, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8RL.

One of Cornwall's Best Family days out. Fun Packed event including old vintage vehicles and steam engines, stationary engines, bikes, cars, trade stands…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Country Fayre / Miniature Steam / Models / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Mon 13th Jul 2020: Stithians Show

The Showground, Stithians, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 7DP.

It is the largest one day Agricultural Show in Cornwall and one of the largest in the Country.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Country Fayre / Fairground / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 18th - Sun 19th Jul 2020: Cornwall Truck Show

Stithians Showground, Stithians, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 7DP.

The show starts 9am-5.30pm.

Commercial Vehicles / Military

Fri 24th - Sun 26th Jul 2020: Boconnoc Steam Fair

The Boconnoc Estate, Middle Taphouse, Nr Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0RG.
Tel: 01579 343 238.

A spectacular coming-together of all things vintage! Set within the magnificent Boconnoc Estate, the Boconnoc Steam Fair has become one of the South West's…

Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sat 25th - Sun 26th Jul 2020: St Buryan Rally

Trevorgans Farm, St Buryan, West of Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6HP.
Tel: 01736 710 745 / 07967 940 182.

Exhibits include steam, classic tractors, stationary engines, classic cars and commercials, classic motorcycles, horses and rare breeds, models and crafts…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Heavy Horses / Miniature Steam / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Steam Rallies and Events in August 2020

Sat 8th Aug 2020: Carnhell Green Charity Vintage Rally

Rosewarne Road, Gwinear, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5LD.

One day vintage rally including vintage cars, tractors, motorcycles, steam engines along with displays of thrashing, woodsawing, stone crushing. Shire…

Classic Cars / Heavy Horses / Motorbikes / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Fri 14th - Sun 16th Aug 2020: West of England Great Steam Engine Rally

Stithians Showground, Stithians, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 7HL.
Tel: 07729 816 888.

It is the 65th Anniversary event in 2020, which makes it the oldest and largest steam engine rally in Cornwall. With over 100 steam exhibits, old time…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Heavy Horses / Miniature Steam / Models / Motorbikes / Organs / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Steam Rallies and Events in September 2020

Sat 12th - Sun 13th Sep 2020: Lanlivery Vintage Rally

Nomansland, Nr Sweetshouse, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5AR.
Tel: 07771 927 826.

The rally has been held in mid Cornwall for over 30 years, Always a large entry of vintage vehicles, tractors and classic cars, motorbikes and pushbikes,…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Heavy Horses / Miniature Steam / Models / Motorbikes / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 12th - Sun 13th Sep 2020: Diesel Gala

Bodmin & Wenford Railway 2020
Bodmin General Station, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall.
Tel: 01208 73555.

Railways

Sat 12th - Sun 13th Sep 2020: Classic Transport Weekend

Trevarno Farm, Prospidnick, Helston , Cornwall, TR13 0RY.
Tel: 07901 977 597.

End of season rally featuring: Classic & vintage cars, steam engines, tractors, military vehicles, stationary engines and much more!)

Classic Cars / Military / Railways / Stationary Engines / Tractors

Sat 19th - Sun 20th Sep 2020: Heritage Open Days

Bodmin & Wenford Railway 2020
Bodmin General Station, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall.
Tel: 01208 73555.

Railways

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