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Darley Dale Festival of Transport
Organisers Matlock and District Mencap
In aid of
Matlock Mencap Branch
Sponsors (main)
Date held on September
Duration (days) 2
Venue ?
Location Darley Dale
County Derbyshire
Country England
NTET Accredited
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
Next Event Date 2011
First Event was held in (year) 1997
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held 13th 2010
2008 was cancelled
Events Web Site

The Darley Dale Festival of Transport or Darley Dale Rally is held each year in September on a site near the Peak Rail Station in Darley Dale, Derbyshire.

Event history

The Event is run by the Matlock and District Mencap Society ( a registered charity) as a Fund raiser.

The event raises funds for local charities in the Darley Dale area. including, The Cobalt Appeal fund - Breast Cancer, Diabetes UK, and the County Air Ambulance Trust.

2009 Event

NOTE Lists under construction and/or awaiting image upload The 2009 event is billed as the 12th but the 11th in 2008 was cancelled !

Exhibit classes features amongst other items;

Steam engines
  • One full size Steam engine a Fowler Showman's conversion called Lady Mary was present, with a number of Miniature Steam engines.

The main attractions being;

With a selection of;

Darley Dale Festival of Transport/2009

2009 Steam engines

2009 Steam Engines list
Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
Fowler no. 16236 Lady Mary Showman's conversion 1923 EC 5521 Owner ? Fowler no. 16236 SM - Lady Mary - EC 5521 at Darley Dale 09 - IMG 9860.jpg ex DN1 Steam roller
Make no. name type Year reg no Owner ? 150px]] note


A selection of about 60 tractors were listed but not all were present.

Table to follow.
Tractor exhibit list
entry no. Make Model no. / type Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
? County County Super-4 Reg no. ? County no. ? ? owner ? 150px]] Fitted with winch
Add any other tractors from this event above here in Entry no order / ABC by make if no number
add more entries by copying block below and pasting in between entries 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images

- Make Model no. Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images 150px]]

Cars and Motorcycles

A few of the classic cars are listed here; - (please expand the list with any photos you took)

List to be updated (guide listed over 200)

Nearly 60 were listed in the guide. (No photos taken)

Commercial & Military vehicles

This list is incomplete & based on other events at this time (table to add)

A number of interesting vehicles were present including these;

  • (photos to follow later) And a few others trucks besides.
Military vehicles

Stationary Engines

A selection of stationary engines were being demonstrated with a few rare or unusual models including examples from (usual problem of no info or guide no with most applied = No photo taken);

The more usual makes presented included;

Past events

Please add details of any participants at past events.

See also

  • Shows and Meets - past and future events guide
  • Collections - peoples 'private' collections which are exhibited at shows
  • Clubs Listing - Directory of clubs & groups - Please add your group if missing or help expand your clubs own page's details.

References / sources

  • Show guide
  • Photos from the event and info boards at the show

External links