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Our policy is to feature events we visit as exhibitors and occasionally as visitors, and report independently in words and pictures. We do not organise events ourselves, and do not endorse, feature or advertise shows that we do not attend. Our 2015 calendar is very similar to 2014 but with a couple of changes. Parson Drove Car & Bike Show will replace Whaplode Drove, and Ramsey Steam Rally in place of Hilgay Country Show. Other events will also include the East of England Vintage & Heritage Spectacular in April and Rackheath Vintage Fayre in May.

Little Downham Bygone & Organ Extravaganza The 23rd annual Little Downham Bygones & organ Extravaganza featured over 140 tractors, however, most of them were in miniature with a complete set of Universal Hobbies tractor models on show inside the hall. Outside around a dozen full-size tractors joined approximately the same number of cars, a handful of fairground organs and a trio of stationary engines in the yard behind the Village Centre hall. Outside, a pair of local lorries joined the Ruston engine "Success" to help draw in the public. As well as the two tables of miniature tractors, other models included a collection of model Issetta bubble-cars and 3-wheelers...  More/Images > > >

Newark Tractor Show For me personally, Newark improved a little in 2014. Firstly, I still had the coveted day's holiday, so arrived in daylight, the paperwork on the gate had been simplified and the camping had been moved back to the areas bear the George Stephenson Hall. However, we were only given paperwork for one of our entries so had to traipse back to the Control hut later to sort that out, but overall a much better experience than the last couple of years, well done. I even had time to visit the nearby Newark Air Museum for the first time, which has a stunning array of aircraft to look at, much more than I had ever realised were on site, well worth taking time out for. Thanks Rick for the tip-off. There were some changes this year with one of the main themes being...  More/Images > > >

Pensthorpe Vintage Rally The 3rd Pensthorpe Vintage Fair has unfortunately turned out to be the last, as despite entry forms for 2015 being handed out at the close of the 2014 show, Pensthorpe Natural Park have since removed the event from their programme for 2015 and it's unlikely to be reinstated in future years. Graham & Sharon have asked us via the website to thank all helpers, exhibitors and visitors for their support over the last three years at Pensthorpe. It's a great shame as the show was well supported by exhibitors and seemed to be reasonably well populated with public for the time of year. Many of the things we normally comment on will not now be relevant for the future. However, one highlight of the 2014 show was the MG Magnette Owner's...  More/Images > > >

2015 Fixture List
28th March:
19th April:
2nd - 4th May:
23rd - 25th May:
30th - 31st May:
7th June:
20th - 21st June:
TBA:
25th - 26th July:
25th - 26th July:
1st - 2nd August:
22nd - 23rd August:
29th - 31st August:
5th - 6th September:
12th - 13th September:
19th - 20th September:
Cancelled:
7th - 8th November:
Little Downham Organ and Bygone Extravaganza
Cottenham Yesteryear Road Run
Rushden Cavalcade Rally
Carrington Steam Rally
Woolpit Steam Show
Euston Rural PasTimes
Holbeach Vintage Rally
Whaplode Bluebell Classic Car Meets
Holkham Country Fair
Heckington Show
Ramsey Steam & Vintage Show
Lincoln Steam and Vintage Rally
Earls Barton Rally & Country Fayre
Boston Steam & Vintage Festival
Haddenham Steam Rally
Little Casterton Working Weekend
Pensthorpe Vintage Rally
Newark Tractor Show
Other Events
Hilgay Vintage and Country Show (2014)
Belvoir Castle Steam Festival (2012)

Fens Vintage does not have any direct organisational involvement with the events listed. Requests for information should be made direct to the event organisers, using the contact details listed in the box at the top of each event's page. Email or website links are provided where possible. Where there is no information given, generally this is because the event is by Invitation only.

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