Trevithicks Industrial Dartford Celebration

 

          Dartfords Annual Steam and Classic Vehicle Fair

 

                                           www.trevithicksindustrialdartford.co.uk

 

VISITOR INFORMATION

 

Entry to the show and is FREE to all visitors.

 

Central Park is within 2 minutes walk of Dartford Railway Station, off Market St.

For those arriving by car there is ample parking available in the near bye shopping centre car parks

(Post code for SAT NAV’s DA1 1EU)

 

EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

 

     For entry forms for the event, details of vehicular access, overnight parking etc.

                   

                          Open Invitation                               Entry Forms       

 

 

 

 

 

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The show is sponsored mostly by local businesses and companies and their details can be found by following the links:

 

The show management would like to thank the following contributors for their support that is crucial in ensuring that this annual event is taking place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In commemoration of the life and work of Richard Trevithick, steam pioneer, inventor, engineer and one time resident of Dartford.

 

On the 7th & 8th May 2016 the Annual Trevithicks Industrial Dartford Celebration will take place.

 

Saturday’s Events

 

On Saturday the main show will take place in Central Park, Dartford and will include full the following attractions:

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                   Full size working live steam traction

                                                                   and engines with there attendant

                                                                   Living vans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miniature steam traction engines,

built by the talented local amateur

engineering enthusiasts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  Steam Waggons and other historic

                                                                  commercial vehicles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage Buses & Coaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                 WW2 Military Vehicles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  A fine selection of Vintage &

  Classic motor cars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

                                                                      Vintage and Classic motor cycles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stationary engines displays

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                               In addition there is a Farming section

                                                               with tractors, heavy horses and a

                                                               fascinating historic photograph

                                                                display showing past rural life in

                                                               Dartford and the surrounding villages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local schools have their own marquee

where pupils display their technological

interests and achievements.

 

 

In addition local history groups,

heritage railways and the Dartford

Museum all present displays of their

interests.

 

 

 

 

Traditional children’s round-a-bouts, a fair organ and food stalls all add to the an already beautiful park that has a playground, skateboard area and café.

 

 

Sunday’s Events

 

The following day Sunday, full size engines and any legal road historic vehicles will gather in Overy Street, Dartford, at 12:00 for a road run around the town in memory of Richard Trevithick the great engineer of steam.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Information film about Dartford Steam Fair:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copies of the above video can be purchased from Rod Green. Technical Consultant, Imagespace Ltd. rod@imagespace.org.uk, 01322 222 190

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