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Wymswold Steam Rally
Burrell showman Saint Brannock.JPG
Saint Brannock a Burrell Showmans engine at the 2008 event
Promoter
Organisers ?
In aid of
(Beneficiaries)
Local Charities
Sponsors (main)
Date held on Mid July
Duration (days) 2
Venue ? Farm
Location Wymeswold Village
County Leicestershire
Country England
NTET Accredited ?
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
?
Next Event Date 2010
First Event was held in (year) ?
Last Event was held in (year)
No. of years held
Events Web Site
For another rally held near the village, see Rempstone Steam Rally.

The Wymswold Steam Rally or Heart Link Steam Rally as its also known as, is held annually in the village of Wymswold, in Leicestershire. The event is held at the end of July on a large site relatively level on the top of the hill just outside the village with parking in a rough field over the road behind the cemetery.

Event history

The details are Unknown - Can you help add information on the history of this event ?

The main sections being;

  • Steam Engines & small Fairground
  • Minature steam (model)
  • Vintage Cars & Classic Cars
  • Vintage Motorcycles
  • Vintage Tractors
  • Stationary Engines
  • Vintage Caravans
other attractions include
  • Fairground Organs
  • Handicrafts demonstrations & Craft Fair
  • Trade Stands
  • History Society displays
  • Food court

2010 Event

Due to be held on the last Weekend of July

Wymswold Steam Rally/2010

2009 Event

No information available - Did you attend ? can you add some info ?

Wymswold Steam Rally/2009

2008 Event

List of engines

The recently completed Sentinel no. 7651

Minature steam

Model Steam lorry.JPG
Model Threshing machine.JPG

A selection of engines were present (no details as guide lost)

  • Foden steam wagon
  • Model Threshing machine
  • 6" Walsh & Clark Ploughing engine (with petrol engine)
  • 3" (?) Foster Traction engine Heather FD 53 ZKK
  • 4" Burrell traction engine Elizabeth II FH06 KRZ
  • 2 3" engines make ?
Tractors

Modern Zetor 8641

Commercials and military vehicles
Plant
Stationary engines
  • Amanco 2 1/4 hp horizontal engine operating a Bandsaw blade sharpener
  • Armstrong Siddeley 6 hp vertical Type DE Armstrong Siddeley no. DE 7939
  • Fowler type PA engine
  • Jaeger 3 1/2 E Horizontal engine s/n 38106
  • Lister type D ? & pumps
  • Petter Type PAZ1 of 1 1/2 HP (1970s) - Petter no. 4165620
  • Ruston Hornsby 2 3/4 hp type APR Ruston no. 152400 of 1929
  • Villiers WBH 747 2 1/4 hp two stroke engine
  • Wolseley 1 1/2 hp of 1947 & Lamb pump
  • wolsely no. 29797 Type WD8 of 1 1/2 hp ~ 1949
Cars & light commercials
misc items

ESCO stick chopper (guillotine)

  • ESCO Stick chopper (E. Simpson & Co.) Bradford

Past events

Please add details of exhibits and your photos from past events here.


See also

References / sources

  • photos from the 2008 show

External links

  • add relevant links here please


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