steam rallies and events

Events in South West

The South West region has a fascinating industrial, mining and railway heritage. From Cornish tin mines to steam railways and many types of museums all set against the stunning scenery of the West Country.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the South West of England including Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Steam Rallies and Events in January 2020

Sat 18th Jan 2020: Winter Works Open Day

Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01672 870 300.

Static event, 10.30am-3pm.

Open Day / Stationary Steam

Sat 18th Jan 2020: National Fairground Extravaganza

Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Churchdown, Gloucestershire, GL3 2JH.

Free entry to one of the biggest model shows in the UK Slide shows, Showmen's transport, sales stands, grand prize raffle, hot & cold refreshments.…

Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Models

Sat 25th - Sun 26th Jan 2020: Somerset Vintage & Classic Tractor Show

Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN.

Special Feature for 2020:  Nuffield, Marshall and Leyland Tractors Auction is on Saturday 25th January by HJ Pugh & Co.

Auction / Models / Tractors

Steam Rallies and Events in February 2020

Sat 8th - Sun 9th Feb 2020: Footman James – Great Western Classic Car Show

Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN.

Attracting thousands of classic vehicle enthusiasts on their journey to restoration completion, the halls of the Royal Bath & West Showground are filled…

Classic Cars

Sat 8th - Sun 9th Feb 2020: Model Railway Exhibition

Common Lane, Yenston, Nr Templecombe, Somerset, BA8 0NB.
Tel: 07970 113 270.

 Sat 10.00 – 17.00, Sun 10.00 – 16.00 The 15th Annual Exhibition always features several interesting layouts from various…

Models / Railways

Sat 15th Feb 2020: Winter Works Open Day

Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01672 870 300.

Static event, 10.30am-3pm.

Open Day / Stationary Steam

Sat 15th - Sun 16th Feb 2020: South West Model Show

Tank Museum
Linsay Road, Bovington, Nr Wareham, Dorset.
Tel: 01929 405 096.

Military / Models

Sun 23rd Feb 2020: CTP Gillingham Gathering

Lower Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QA.
Tel: 01747 823 365.

Informal Static Event for commercial vehicles over 20 years old. In and around Lower Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4QA 10am-2pm.  Due…

Buses / Commercial Vehicles / Military

Steam Rallies and Events in March 2020

Sat 21st - Sun 22nd Mar 2020: Steam Gala

East Somerset Railway
Cranmore Station, Cranmore, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
Tel: 01749 880 417.

Railways

Sat 28th - Sun 29th Mar 2020: Steam Gala

Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01793 771 615.

Railways

Sun 29th Mar 2020: Start of Year Steam Up

Westonzoyland Pumping Station
Hoopers Lane, Westonzoyland, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset.
Tel: 01278 691 595.

Small tearoom and bookshop; free parking. 11am-4pm.

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in April 2020

Sat 4th - Sun 5th Apr 2020: World at War Weekend

Helicopter Museum, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS24 8PP.
Tel: 01934 635 227.

A chance to meet the troops of various World Conflicts . Hold authentic weopanry and view some rare wartime memorabilia. There will be over 120 re-enactors…

Aircraft / Military

Sun 5th Apr 2020: CTP Spring Road Run

Warminster Central Car Park, Station Road, Warminster , Wiltshire, BA12 9BT.
Tel: 01747 823 365.

Road Run for commercial vehicles over 20 years old Starts 10am at Warminster Central Car Park and ends at Crockerton Shopping Centre near Warminster. A…

Buses / Commercial Vehicles / Military

Sat 11th - Mon 13th Apr 2020: Easter Weekend Steaming

Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Pumping Station, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Tel: 01672 870 300.

Stationary Steam

Sat 11th - Sun 12th Apr 2020: Pageant of Transport

Beach Lawns, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, .

Over 40 years of showing classic vehicles and one of the longest running events at Easter time in the country.

Autojumble / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Motorbikes

Mon 13th Apr 2020: Mil in Steam

Coldharbour Mill
Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon.
Tel: 01884 840 960.

A unique experience and bring history to life as we light the Lancashire Boiler, stoke the fire and step back in time to the Victorian Era when water and…

Stationary Steam

Mon 13th Apr 2020: Easter Monday Steam Up

Westonzoyland Pumping Station
Hoopers Lane, Westonzoyland, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset.
Tel: 01278 691595.

Stationary Steam

Sat 18th - Sun 19th Apr 2020: Trainwest

Springfield Community Campus, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9DN.

Models

Sun 19th Apr 2020: Wessex Vintage Day

White Horse Country Park, Coach Road, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 4LX.
Tel: 01225 754 374.

In conjunction with the West Wiltshire Society Model Engineers.

Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 19th Apr 2020: Classics at the Mill

Haselbury Mill, Haselbury Plucknett, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7NY.

Classic Cars / Wind/Water Mills

Thu 23rd - Sun 26th Apr 2020: Spring Steam Gala

West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Bishops Lydeard, Somerset, TA4 3RU.
Tel: 01643 704 996.

Railways

Sat 25th - Sun 26th Apr 2020: Westbury Transport & Vintage Gathering

Top Field, Flowers Farm, Bratton Road (B3098) , Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 4TT.
Tel: 01373 864 166 / 07516 599 179.

This heritage event welcomes all types of vintage and classic vehicles and machinery, road and agricultural, tractors, military and emergency vehicles…

Steam and Vintage Rallies

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