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East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend
Working area - East Mids VWW 2010 - IMG 1861.jpg
Some of the machines at work (play)
Organisers Paul Badger
In aid of
Midlands Air Ambulance
Sponsors (main)
Date held on August
Duration (days) 2
Venue Braybrooke
Location Market Harborough
County Northamptonshire
Country England
NTET Accredited No
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
Next Event Date 2011
First Event was held in (year) 2004
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held 7th (2010)
Events Web Site web link

The East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend is held at the beginning of August nr Braybrooke, at Market Harborough, Northamptonshire. The Rally is organised by Local vintage machinery enthusiasts to raise money for the Air Ambulance and have a couple of days playing with there machinery, that many collectors without land can only usually display in static exhibits at shows.


The 2010 event was the 7 th that has been held.

A Plant based event was organised in June 2011 at Sibbertoft were vintage plant was put to work remodelling a 4x4 course in an old gravel pit. The machines returned in 2012 for part 2 in-conjunction with The Link Club on a wet weekend in July.

Due to the weather conditions and late harvest the 2011 and 2012 ploughing events were unfortunately cancelled.

2012 - Muck shifting at Sibbertoft - part II

A wet weekend in July saw the big (and small) machines return to continue the remodelling of the 4x4 course.

East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend/Muck shifting 2012

2011 - Muck shifting at Sibbertoft - part I

A working event was arranged for owners of Caterpillar (and other makes) of plant to do a bit of productive muck shifting with bulldozers, scraper and tracked loaders. A 4x4 course at Sibbertoft in Leicestershire was the venue fora weekends fun muck shifting. The event was filmed fora video about vintage and classic plant at work.

East Midlands Vintage Working Weekend/Muck shifting 2011

2010 Event

Exhibit included:

  • Vintage crawlers
  • Tractors
  • Working area (reduced in size due to weather effecting the farms harvesting schedule)
  • a couple of Commercial vehicles
  • Club stand from the Link Club (formerly the ACMOC Chapter II group).
  • with a locally sourced food 'Burger van' and a Ice cream vendor providing refreshments.

2010 Entrants

Entrants list
Exhibit no. Make Model No. Type Reg no./serial no. year built Owner Photo Misc info
1 make model no type Reg no. ? Serial no. 1914 owner ? 150px]]
35 David Brown David Brown 25D tractor LNR 508 Serial no. ? 1914 Alan Adcock, Leicestershire 150px]]
67 County County 974 4WD Tractor NFS 386Y Serial no. ? 1982 Philip Warren County 974 sn 48523 - NFS 396Y at East Mids VWW 2010 - IMG 1930.jpg With Dowdeswell plough
69 Ford Ford TW-25 4WD Tractor Reg no. ? Serial no. ? 1983 Paul Badger collection Ford TW-25 at East Mids VWW 2010 - IMG 1928.jpg
74 Doe Doe Triple D Super Major WWC 330 Serial no. ? 1961 James Hardstaff collection Doe Triple D sn ? - WWC 330 with Doe plough at East Mids VWW 2010 - IMG 1939.jpg with a original Doe Toolcarier and Doe plough
76 Caterpillar Caterpillar D2 type ? - Serial no. 1938 Paul Badger collection Caterpillar D2 sn ? - at (76) East Mids VWW 2010 - IMG 1937.jpg
97 Nuffield Nuffield Universal 4 tractor OJU 88? Serial no. ? 1957 Gary Skinner Nuffield Universal - OJU ? - at East Mids VWW 2010 - IMG 1932.jpg Supplied by local dealers Kirby's
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? Manufacturer ? Model no. ? Type Reg no. ? Serial no ? year ? owner ? 100px 150px]] misc notes

Working area photos

A selection of photos of the machines at work

Commercial vehicles

A number of interesting vehicles were present including these, used to transport the exhibits;

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Implements & machinery

A few interesting implements as were present most being in aticon behind the machinery.

Implements (Not up todate for thie event yet)

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Imlement exhibits
Make Model no. type Owner Photo Misc info
Make Model no. type owner ? 150px]] Fitted with winch
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Make Model no. type Owner ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images 150px]] notes

Past Events

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See also

References / sources

  • The show guide 2009

External links

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