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Full steam ahead at family fun packed rally in Weeting




Weeting Steam Rally ANL-150719-185618009
Weeting Steam Rally ANL-150719-185618009

A wealth of family fun was on offer at an annual engine rally which transported thousands of visitors back to the bygone age of steam.

About 11,000 people flocked to The Weeting Steam Engine Rally over the weekend which featured parades of hundreds of steam traction engines and lorries, vintage tractors and fire engines.

Weeting Steam Rally''Pictured: Harvey Stigar with a 2010 four and half inch Foden C type ANL-150719-185527009
Weeting Steam Rally''Pictured: Harvey Stigar with a 2010 four and half inch Foden C type ANL-150719-185527009

There was the chance to see working engines with demonstrations in road making, stone crushing, threshing, milling and wood sawing at the event, at Fengate Farm, Weeting.

Organiser Wendy Young said: “It was fantastic - the sun was shining and we’ve had some really nice feedback from people.”

Other highlights at the rally, which is in its 47th year, included vintage cars, motorbikes and military vehicles as well as a heavy horse display by Banham Zoo,

Further entertainment ranged from sheep dogs herding ducks in a ‘dog and duck show’, a fairground rides and music.

Weeting Steam Rally ANL-150719-185423009
Weeting Steam Rally ANL-150719-185423009


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