Posted in Events, locomotives

Shrewsbury Steam Engine and Vintage Vehicle Rally

This years Shrewsbury Steam Engine and Vintage Vehicle Rally, is currently taking place at Onslow Park in Shrewsbury on the 28th and 29th August, and once again features a large array of Vintage Tractors, Traction Engines, Steam Rollers, Stationary Farm Machinery, Steam Powered Commercial Vehicles, Fairground Organs & Showmans Engines.

In addition there are also lots more Beautifully preserved steam powered  historic Machinery, Commercial vehicles, vintage motorbikes, buses, fire Engines and classic Cars on display all set within 45 acres of Parkland.

There is also an old time fair featuring Showmans Engines, Fairground Organs, Gallopers and many other fairground rides. There are also miniature Steam Engines on display and a Craft Fair

Once again It is organised and run by The County of Shropshire Steam Engine & Vintage Vehicle Society, who this year celebrate their 50th Anniversary, having been going since 1961. So To mark the occasion they are having twice the normal number of entrants, making this their biggest Steam Engine Rally To date.

Posted in Events, music

Bridgnorth Music Fest 2011

On Sunday 28th August, As part of this years Bridgnorth Music Fest 2011 there will be a concert in the High Street . I’ve been previous years and have seen some great bands including Whalebone, Shebangg and Clear Vinyl and there has also been a lovely atmosphere. This years line-up looks great and includes

Musical Youth

Pass the Dutchie

DC Fontana       

Butterfly Stone

Fight the Bear


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