Nostalgic Isleport Steam and Vintage Show draws big crowds
sights and sounds of vintage farm machinery working in summers
gone by returned to Isleport Farm in Highbridge over the weekend.
annual Isleport Steam and Vintage Working Show took place on Saturday
July 30th and Sunday 31st and drew big crowds.
included hay making, threshing and wood sawing demonstrations,
plus blacksmithing and a large number of vintage vehicles including
steam engines, tractors, cars, commercials, and stationary engines.
Mike Laurence told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's been another
very successful show - we had over 600 people on Saturday and
well over that figure on Sunday."
may be my last show - it's got very big and takes a lot of time
to organise. I'd like to pass it on to someone else if possible."
tractor drivers also demonstrated their expertise at tractor pulling
- an event that was once again popular with spectators.
year's event at Isleport Farm in Highbridge raised funds for Somerset's
air ambulance and Macmillan.