Rally Dates 2001

These are the Dates of Rallies I intend exhibiting at this year (might change)

Rally Site Date Comments
Walton Hall Stanford-leigh-Hope 13th - 16th April Decided not to attend. We understand cancelled due to Foot & Mouth
Strumpshaw Steam Rally Strumpshaw Hall 6 Mls East of Norwich 26th - 28th May

I attended last Year as a spectator on the Monday, weather was bad, but a good Rally, lots of stalls. Still on at present Click here for report

Woolpit Rally Woolpit Suffolk 2nd - 3rd June Cancelled due to Foot & Mouth
Aldham Vintage Old Time Rally From Colchester take A1124 through Aldham, then through Wakes Colne 1 Mile on left 9th - 10th June

This was my first Rally last Year, a very good one for Stationary Engines. Cancelled due to foot and mouth

Wings Wheels and Steam Rougham Airfield near Bury St Edmunds 23rd - 24th June Another good Rally, not much flying last Year due to high winds. Still on at present. Click here for report
Farm Machinery Preservation Soc. Gosfield Essex 7th - 8th July A very good Rally for all types of exhibits. Click here for report.
Weeting Steam Engine Rally and Country Show 

Weeting 10 Mls NW of Thetford on B1106

20th - 22nd July No Stationary Engines, but a good Steam Rally. We have decided not to do this one unless good weather. 
Military Tattoo and Motor Show

West Bergholt Essex

28th - 29th July I have not done this one before. Click here for report
Thurlow and Haverhill Steam and County Show Haverhill Showground Suffolk 4th - 5th August Another enjoyable Rally, interesting things in the main arena.Click here for report
Steam and Transport Rally Kent County Showground 11th - 12th August

Not done this one before. Click here for report

Fenlands Cambridgeshire 25th - 27th August We did this last Year, small but not a bad Rally so we treat it as a getaway weekend.Click here for report
Eye Show Eye Suffolk 26th - 27th August Last entered this in 1988? We have decided not to do this, as Stationary Engines are stuck between Helicopters and Hovercraft.
Essex Steam Rally Barlylands Billericay Essex 8th - 9th September One of the best Rallies of the Year. Click here for report .
Henham Steam Rally Henham Suffolk 15th - 16th September

Bad Weather last Year spoilt this a bit, but lots going on.Click here for report

Power of the Past Rally Wantisdon Suffolk 29th - 30th September

Attended this as spectators last Year, a very good Rally to end the season with. Has a lot of working exhibits, including ploughing with horses and vintage tractors.Click here for Report

I intend to do a report on all the Rallies I attend this year (2001) from both the exhibitors, and from attendee points of view as this could be useful to anyone wishing to exhibit or just attend in the future. Watch this space.

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