Shrewsbury Steam Rally takes place at Onslow Park, Shrewsbury, over August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday. 26-27 August. The event features Over 1,000 exhibits including steam-powered vehicles of all kinds either static or in action, from Steam Rollers, Traction Engines, Fairground showman’s Engines, Sentinel Steam Lorries, classic motorbikes, Steam-powered tractors, Historic military vehicles, Vintage tractors, Veteran and classic cars, motorbikes and commercial vehicles, threshers, oil, steam-powered static engines and miniature Traction Engines. Plus an olde Time Fairground fairground featuring organs and gallopers.
The highlight of the two days, is A Grand Parade of Steam Engines which takes The Main Arena featuring many diverse vehicles, from historic lorries and classic cars. Convoy of Historic Commercial Vehicles, Working Horses on Parade, Pre-World War II Cars, Vintage Cycles and Perambulators, Grand Parade of Steam Engines, a cavalcade of Classic Motor Cycles and Post-World War II Cars, a miniature Steam Engines Parade
There is also an agricultural display On the working field bringing the past back to life with a range of demonstrations including teams of shire horses which will plough part of the site, as well as steam-powered cultivation showing the history of farming as it has changed through the last century. Plus a Tug of War and a birds of prey demonstration in the main arena. Food and drink is also on offer from many stalls around the ground, as well as a licensed bar Plus a craft and hobbies marquee and 6 acres of trade stands.