Links to events, magazines and other services.

Tinkers Park

Tinkers Park is home to The Claude Jessett Trust - a registered charity dedicated to the preservation of vintage farming and construction implements and mechanical musical instruments.

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High Weald Steam Working Weekend

This event is being held at a bigger site at Pippingford Park  over the weekend of 115th & 16th June 2024.

The aim of this event is to show vintage equipment at work including Road Making, Wood sawing, Thrashing etc.

The Sussex Steam Rally

Sussex Steam Shows LTD is delighted to announce The Sussex Steam Rally.  This brand new event will be held on the weekend of 13th & 14th July 2022 at Parham Park, West Sussex.

The Rally will host a variety of exhibits from steam traction engines to vintage vehicles with trade stalls, local crafts a traditional fun fair to keep the whole family entertained.

Historic Commercial Vehicle Society

The HCVS was the first commercial vehicle club to be formed in the 1958 and it certainly led the way. The Society has continued through the years as the largest organisation for historic van, lorries, buses, military and steam vehicles and this will continue under the trustees. The society represents the movement as a whole regarding historic commercial vehicles of all types whether their owners are members or not when it comes to legislation.

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Road Locomotive Society

Founded in 1937, the Society’s objectives are: The enhancement of education and research into the past history of all types of self propelling steam engines (other than those running on rails) and those types of stationary steam engines known as portable engines, the results of such research shall be made available through the Society Journal and other publications.

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Harris's Old Tyme Amusements

Harris's have been operating fair ground equipment in Sussex since the 1880’s. While up to the second World War, they focused on new and exciting rides and technologies; since the 1950’s, they have been operating as more of a traditional old tyme fairground.

With numerous rides and attractions, they cater for all ages of the family with our juvenile roundabouts for the little ones and gallopers, fairground games likes and chairoplanes for the rest of the family.

Have a look at all our rides, games and attractions which are open throughout the year at various locations throughout Sussex, under the shadow of the South Downs.

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Black Country Live Steamers

The Black Country Live Steamers are a Society dedicated to model, miniature and full size steam road vehicles and stationary steam plant.

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Southern Road Steam Photography

Chris Forbes takes some wonderful photographs from various events including some of the photographs used throughout our website.  Thanks Chris.

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Weald of Kent Steam Rally

With over 40 full size steam engines taking part in arena events, steam ‘working area’ with threshing machines and saw benches, a Victorian Fair complete with Carousel and traditional side shows, over 60 scale steam engines and ride on railway, classic cars, stationary engines, commercial, farming, military vehicles and stalls, there really is something for everyone. 

Steam Apprentice Club

The Steam Apprentice Club is an organisation for young people interested in road steam engines. The club was founded in 1979 by the National Traction Engine Club and now represents the young person's branch of the National Traction Engine Trust.

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Old Glory Magazine

Steam & Vintage Restoration Magazine

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Vintage Spirit Magazine

The quality magazine for steam and industrial heritage enthusiasts

From the publishers of the Steam Heritage Guide, Vintage Spirit brings you the latest event reports, preservation news and fascinating features on restoration projects, heritage museums and well-known personalities from the preservation scene.

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