Blackpool Steam and Vintage Vehicle Rally

Blackpool Steam and Vintage Vehicle Rally

Blackpool Steam and Vintage Vehicle Rally is back in 2017

7 & 8 October 2017

Sat 10am to 10pm and Sun 10am – 6pm

Lawsons Showground, East Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9RT

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Full size steam, miniature steam, traditional fun fair, trade stands, classic vehicles, craft and beer tents.

More than 500 EXHIBITS BOOKED – wow – that’s going to be some show!

Road run on Saturday 10th heading south to the Velvet Coaster and parking up near there – from around 6pm.

Supporting Trinity Hospice

Blackpool Steam and Vintage Vehicle Rally 2017


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Trade and exhibits ring 01253 892119 – and if you do please mention that you saw it here!

Blackpool Stam and Vintage Vehicle Rally Facebook Group


Second year of the autumn event for steam enthusiasts in Blackpool. Weekend of 3-4 October 2015

(Published October 2015)

There was a traditional fun fair to enjoy, trade stands and craft and beer tents, as a backdrop to the main attraction of the day – the magnificent steam engines, including full size steam engines, miniature engines and classic vehicles.

With thanks to steam enthusiast, regular ‘Visit Fylde Coast’ reader and contributor Barrie C. Woods for these great photos.

Fowler traction engine named 'MTOTO' No. 14406 dating from 1917 competes with the promenade traffic on the Saturday evening 3rd October.Fowler traction engine named ‘MTOTO’ No. 14406 dating from 1917 competes with the promenade traffic on the Saturday evening 3rd October.

'MTOTO' and two of the Sentinels, pose near to Central Pier
‘MTOTO’ and two of the Sentinels, pose near to Central Pier

'MTOTO' and two of the Sentinels, pose near to Central Pier
Similar shot from a different angle with all three Sentinels in view.

Fowler Showman's Engine No. 14321, dating from 1916 , named 'YORKSHIRE BELLE'
Fowler Showman’s Engine No. 14321, dating from 1916 , named ‘YORKSHIRE BELLE’

Three Sentinel Steam Wagons
Three Sentinel Steam Wagons from R to L – a DG4, 4 wheeler No. 7591 built in 1928, A DG6, 6 wheeler No.8803 built in 1933, then a DG8, 8 wheeler. dating from 1929. It is the only surviving example of this 8 wheel version, owned by Richard Strachan.

Richard Strachan's 8 wheel Sentinel blowing off and almost obliterating the Tower.Richard Strachan’s 8 wheel Sentinel blowing off and almost obliterating the Tower.

Fowler Showman's engine No. 17506 named 'LITTLE DAWN' Built in 1928Fowler Showman’s engine No. 17506 named ‘LITTLE DAWN’ Built in 1928

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