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Fri 01 - Sun 03 August 2014 Gloucestershire Steam Extravaganza

The Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club stage their 40th Annual Show at South Cerney Airfield on the outskirts of Cirencester in Gloucestershire.

Last year there were 170 tractors, this year they are trying for over 200.

Contact info:

Sat 02 August 2014 Cranleigh Show

Tractors pre 1970, Static display and main ring parade. Entries invited from FoFH Members.

See Cranleigh Show website for more details.

FoFH Contact: Mick Hill 01403 257969
Entry form from Mick Hill, closing date 15th June.

Sun 03 August 2014 Pendle Witch Tractor Road Run.

Starts and ends at The Village Hall, Grindleton Road, West Bradford, Lancashire, BB7 4TE -

Assemble from 8.30am, the 25 mile Road Run starts at 10am and will follow the lanes through the Ribble Valley countryside.       Cost £12.50p (food included)
Entry Forms from Michael Fox or from

Contact info: Michael Fox 01200 428706

Sun 03 August 2014 Steam Train Day and Tractor Day

Yeovil Railway Centre, Yeovil Junction Station, Stoford, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 9UU
A growing event year on year; more tractors always welcome!
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission £7.00; children 5-15, £3.50; Tractors FREE

Contact info: John Dirring, 01297-32935 (evenings)

Sun 03 August 2014 FoFH Ayrshire Road Run

Road Run  around Ayr and lunch stop in countryside.

Contact info: Jim Nisbet
01292 520338

Mon 04 August 2014 Tinahely Agricultural Show

 Come and see the FoFH Wicklow/Wexford Group at the show.

 Sammy on 00353 87 2535361

Sat 09 - Sun 10 August 2014 Fergies Vintage Harvest Happening,

Our 16th harvest event where we cut a field of corn using our Ferguson Heritage tractors and various vintage combines & binders, also a steam driven threshing drum and a demonstration of wood sawing with a 1940s bench. Many interesting tractors and machines, to see as well as trailer rides, rolling mill making flour, hot and cold food and drink,s ice cream van etc. A good day out for the whole family.
All profits to Macmillan Cancer Support, 10am till 4pm.
Venue - Fourjays Farm, Shelly Lane, Ower, Nr Romsey, Hants, SO51 6AS, by kind permission of the Parsons family,

Contact info: Dave Piper, Friends of Ferguson Heritage, Hants and Isle of Wight.
Units B & C, West Horton Farm, West Horton Lane, Bishopstoke, Hants, SO50 8LT.

Sat 09 - Sun 10 August 2014 Astle Park Traction Engine Rally Astle Park Traction Engine Rally, Chelford, Cheshire, SK11 9AD

FoFH members are welcome to display their tractor/implements  Entry form on the website.

Contact: Richard Ashworth: 01751 200839

Sat 09 - Sun 10 August 2014 Museum of East Anglia Life, Steam and Crafts weekend + Ferguson Demonstration

Steam Driver training weekend and Ferguson demonstrations.
If you would like to learn to drive a steam engine for the weekend at £243 including free camping or participate with your Grey Fergie in the demonstration please contact Paul Palmer for further details.

Contact info: Paul Palmer
Museum of East Anglian Life
IP14 1DL Tel 01449612229

Sun 10 August 2014 Fillongley Show, The Showground, Corley, CV7 8AG.

See Fillongley Show website for details.
FoFH Tractor & Implement Display.

FoFH contacts  - Howard Farmer: 01827880773,
Dave Pointon: 07798946162

Sat 16 - Sun 17 August 2014 Fairford Steam Rally

Gates Open From 9.00 am FREE Parking,

Dogs on leads are welcome on the rally field.

Adults - £10.00, Children up to 14 - FREE

Contact info: Enquiries Tel: 01285 712587

Sat 16 - Sun 17 August 2014 Stoneleigh Countryside & Livestock Show, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

Please note that this event is CANCELLED.

Sat 16 August 2014 Ashbourne Show, Osmaston Polo Ground, Nr Ashbourne, DE6 1LU.

FoFH members invited to exhibit in the Vintage Tractor Display.

See show website for more details.

FoFH contact  Peggy Yeomans: 01335343401

Sun 17 August 2014 Combe Mill, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire, OX29 8ET, Vintage & Classic Vehicle Day.

Combe Mill - "a place to discover", Vintage & Classic Vehicles (any type of vehicle)as additional attractions to the monthly steaming day. Please see web site for more information on this Ex Blenheim Palace Estate Sawmill,
Entries invited from FoFH Members, free admission for exhibitors. Adult visitors £6.00, children & concessions £4.50, family £16.50.
Open between 10.00am & 5.00pm.

Contact info:
Richard Newman 07761887148

Email: bookings@combemill.orgWebsite:
Sat 23 - Mon 25 August 2014 Rudgwick Steam & Country Show, Rudgewick.

FoFH Stand & Marquee, as many 100 series tractors required to celebrate 50 years.

Fantastic event, camping, bbq, evening entertainment for entrants.
See Steam Fair website for more details. 

FoFH Contact: Mick Hill 01403 257969

Contact Mick Hill for entry form, closing date 03-08-2014.

Sun 24 August 2014 Gateridge Farm Open Day 2014, Croughton, Northants, NN13 5GR

The Gateridge Farm Open Day features Suffolk Punch Heavy Horses of all ages.
The day includes various Demonstration of Horsemanship including Farriery, Main & Tail Brading and Driving.
There will be a small number of associated Trade Stands, activities for Children and Refreshments.

The farm has a small herd of Aberdeen Angus Cattle with calves which will also be on view.

A small but interesting display of Vintage & Classic Tractors will be assembled - entries are invited from FoFH members.

Admission between 10.00am & 4.00pm. Adults £4.00 Children £2.00.
Proceeds in aid of the Suffolk Society and Northants & Warwickshire Air Ambulance.

Sorry but no dogs except assistance dogs will be admitted.

Contact info: General enquiries via the website.

Tractor entries: Richard Newman

Sun 24 August 2014 Friends of Ferguson Heritage Working Day

Peepy Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7TT
Gates Open at 9.30am
Collectors Auction Sale at 1.00pm
Viewing of Sale from 12.00pm to 1.00pm
Tractor Parade and Static Display
Dealer Stands
Refreshments on Site
Admission £3 per Adult, Children Free
Exhibit Entries to
David Ord, Holystone Farm, Holystone,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE27 0BZ
stating Type of Exhibit, Make/Model, Year, Reg no. and brief History by 25th July 2014.

Contact info: David Ord
Holystone Farm
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE27 0BZ
0770 3107259

Sun 24 - Mon 25 August 2014 Nostell Priory Steam Fair. Nostell Priory Steam Fair, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1QE

FoFH members are welcome to display their tractor/implements  Entry form on the website.

Contact: Richard Ashworth 01751 200839

Sat 30 - Sun 31 August 2014 Ashby and Willesley Vintage Festival.

A brand new 2 day Vintage Rally. Open 9am to 5pm each day
At Moira Furnace, Moira, Nr Ashby de la Zouch. DE12 6AT.  Admission.(16and over)£4.Children(under15) £1 under 5's free.  Free car parking.

 More details on

Contact info: Andy Finch 01530 832629 or mob no 07887 568622

Sat 06 - Sun 07 September 2014 Northleach Steam & Vintage Show plus Ale Festival

This is a traditional country steam show that originally started as a steam rally in the 1950s and ran as the Northleach Steam and Stationary Engine Show from the 1970s to 2000. After a break of 13 years the show was successfully revived in 2013. We may not be the biggest steam show, but we've certainly got tradition and a relaxed enjoyable atmosphere in an idyllic Cotswold setting going for us with a good selection of vehicles to see and ales to try. Full Size Steam Engines ~ Scale Size Steam Engines ~ Stationary Engines ~ Vintage Tractors ~ Classic Cars ~ Vintage Motor Cycles & Pedal Cycles - Military Vehicles - Vintage Tractors - Stalls - Ale Tent - Fairground Amusements and more. The show is a great opportunity to share the past with the children of today.

Northleach Steam & Vintage Show, Northleach, GL54 3PJ

Gates open to the public 10am-5pm Sat, 10am-4pm Sun. £5 Adults, £3 Seniors, Children under 16 FREE

Exhibitor and trade application forms are available on the website or give Steve a call 07765 692758

Contact info: Steve Freemantle tel: 07765 692758

Sat 13 - Sun 14 September 2014 FoFH Norfolk & Cambridge Group Working Weekend & Ploughing Match.

Off A10 between Hilgay & Southery.

For entry form contact Roger Thulbourne: 01366 377464

Sun 14 September 2014 Hoogstrade Show, Belgium.

It's only a 100 km away from Calais, in Hoogstade (Alveringem). When you cross the border France-Belgium, take the second exit, follow Ieper and at about 10 km is Hoogstade.

 The show has about 130 tractors, also a ploughing match, a gymchana and working horses.

Everybody welcome.

Contact info: Luc Beauprez.

Sat 20 - Sun 21 September 2014 Kettering Vintage Rally & Steam Fayre

Off A14 J11/A510, Cranford, Near Kettering, Northhants NN14 4AW

Contact info:

Sun 21 September 2014 West Mains working day

A working day and ploughing competition. Gates open 10:00 Ploughing to start 10:30 Auction, Static displays and working area etc.

West Mains Farm, Collin, Dumfrieshire.

Contact info: Jim Nisbet 01292 520338
John Johnston 01461 337990

Sat 27 September 2014 Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins and Burford Ploughing Championships and Country Show

The 2014 Ploughing Match and Country Show will be held on Saturday 27th September on the Shifford Manor Farm, Old Shifford, Nr Standlake, Witney, Oxon OX29 7QS. By kind permission of Mr & Mrs James Hook.

TE 20 class sponsored by FoFH.

There will be a FoFH practice/training area again this year, if members wish to participate please contact Richard Newman.

Contact info: FoFH Richard Newman

Ploughing Match enquiries: Megan Saunders 01993851139

Sat 27 - Sun 28 September 2014 Ryedale Vintage Machinery Club Working Weekend.

At  Howe Bridge Farm, Malton, on A169.
A working weekend with stationary engines, threshing machines and static displays. Starting at 10.00 am.  Ploughing match on Sunday 28th.
Everyone welcome.

Contact info: Paul Gamble,
Wombleton, N. Yorks.
01751 431096

Sun 28 September 2014 Surrey County Ploughing Match & Country Fair

Static Tractor Display & TE20 Ploughing Class.              See Surrey County Show website for details.

Loseley Park near Guildford, Surrey.

Closing date for Entries for ploughing 01-09-2014

FoFH Contact: Mick Hill 01403 257969

Sun 28 September 2014 Ballyforan Fair & Festival, Roscommon, RoI.

A gathering of Ferguson and Massey Ferguson tractors,any age ,any condition.

Open and confined tractor pulling competition,vintage machinery,  childrens' entertainment etc.

Admission free.

Contact info: Dermot Kelly 087 6776731           ballyforan fair/facebook

Sun 05 October 2014 FoFH Scottish Borders, Working Day.

Deansfoot, Denholm,  Hawick.

Rob Gourley: 01361883457 or 07974855316

Sat 18 - Sun 19 October 2014 Everdon Ploughing & Cultivating Weekend, Northants, NN11 3BN.

Ploughing & Cultivating in aid of charity, Ploughing Match on Sunday, any make of Tractor/Plough/Cultivation Implement.

Contact info: Pete Groves 01327361618

FoFH Midlands Branch - Ireland Tractor Restoration nights fortnightly in Virginia Co. Cavan Republic of Ireland, Wayne Wedlock 086 8979734.

FoFH Somerset, Avon and Wiltshire Group Contact Peter Sherborne: 01761490586.

Ashbourne and District Tractor Club Meetings at Ashbourne Bowls Club.FoFH Members welcome. Second Wednesday in each month. Contact Richard Morley: 01332824269 or Cliff Yeomans: 01335343401 for details or visit the club website 


FoFH Leicestershire Group meetings,  meetings suspended at present.

FoFH Cheshire and Manchester Len Yeadon co-ordinator for Cheshire and Manchester has brought together a group of "tractor nuts" meeting for a natter, a pint and friendly banter on the last Friday of each month at 8:00 pm in The Volunteer pub, Sale. Everyone welcome including non-members. The only exception is December (dates to be arranged around Xmas). For the latest news, contact Len Yeadon: 01619738865, (email Len)

FoFH East Yorkshire Group hold meetings at 7.30 pm First Monday in every month(except Bank Holidays then Tuesday) at the United Services Club,Waterloo Lane, Pocklington. Please note day/new venue. All welcome. Contact Rob Sowden: 01964630164 or Andy Trezise: 01759305838

Email: email Andy

FoFH Scottish Borders Area, Rob Gourlay: 01361883457 or 07974855316.

FoFH Norfolk and Cambridge Group Roger Thulbourne: 01366377464. Meetings held at Pymoor Cricket Club 7.30pm.

FoFH South West Scotland For details contact Jim Muir Nisbet: 01292520338 or Bill Davidson: 01292442505.
Winter evening meetings at Dumfries Rugby Club, New Abbey Road, Dumfries. 7:30 for a 7:45 start.

Harry Ferguson Celebration Commitee N.Ireland
Harry Ferguson charity road run  Friday 15th August 2014
Harry Ferguson Homestead Saturday event  16th August:  2014 Cancelled.
Harry Ferguson Lecture night event 14th November 2014.
More details of times and venues contact: Bill 0772 0262530 or 02892 692110


FoFH Lincolnshire Group

 Monthly Meetings. at Hibaldstow War Memorial Club.
West Street.
DN20 9NY

Meetings held  2nd Wednesday in the Month 7-30pm All Welcome.

 Contact. Andy Trezise 01759 305838 or

 07766560546    Alan Holmes 01724 866265

FoFH Northamptonshire Group.  Pete Groves: 01327361618 

FoFH North Yorkshire Group, Winter Meetings at our new venue; Golden Lion, Ainderby Road, Romanby, Northallerton, North Yorkshire. DL7 8HA.

more information contact Andy Trezise 01759 305838 or 07766 560546


FoFH Dumfries and Galloway Winter Meetings

Winter Friday evenings at Dumfries Rugby Club, New Abbey Road, Dumfries.  7.30 for 7.45 pm start. 
Contacts: : John Johnson: 01461 337990 or Jim Nisbet 01292 520338

Dumfries Road run 15th June
New area this year for the popular tractor road run mostly off public roads , stunning country side start point just of the M 74 between Lockerbie and Moffat (the Truck stop) Ample parking Stunning views good hard roads some steep bits. Booking required Close to the border to encourage visitors from the South.  For bookings and details contact: John Thompson 01387 760655

FoFH Warwickshire and West Midland Group,

Evening Meetings held in The Community Centre, Stockton Road, Long Itchington at 7.30pm unless stated otherwise.

  • 26th July, Whitakers & Shustoke Show, see main listing. Tractor & Implement Display. Ron Turner: 0121 705 2704

  • 10th August, Fillongley Show, see main listing. Tractor & Implement Display. Howard Farmer: 01827 880773, Dave Pointon 07798 946162

  • 16th – 17th August, Countryside & Livestock Show, Stoneleigh Please note that this event is CANCELLED.

  • 14th September, Branch Ploughing Match, details to follow. David Brooks: 02476 414806 
  •  24th September - Allis Chalmers talk by Colin Holwell - Jenny Dabbs: 07938 960341
  •          28th September - Sheepy & District                            Ploughing Match - Howard Farmer 01827 880773 or Dave Pointon 07798 946162.

  • 22nd October - Film & Photo evening, Toft Farm, Dunchurch. Contact Jenny Dabbs: 07938 960341 for class details.
  • 26th November - British Transport Films - Stuart Lamb.  Jenny Dabbs: 07938 960341.

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