Category Archives: Steam events

Reports on club events and activities

June TVTEC Visit – Didcot Railway Centre

We hope you can join us for what should be a fantastic evening!

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Carter’s Steam Fair, Pinkneys Green 2018

12th/13th May saw the annual Steam Spectacular of Carter’s Steam Fair visiting it’s home town Pinkneys Green, Maidenhaed. As anyone who’s visited Carter’s Steam Fair knows it is always a feast for the senses, their wonderful rides and attractions all … Continue reading

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Steam at Thatcham turning on the Christmas Lights

Three engines are off to Thatcham town centre this afternoon to raise a bit of money for charity as part of the turning on the town centre Christmas Lights.           Over £100 was raised for Newbury … Continue reading

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The National Traction Engine Trust 60th Anniversary road run

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Saturday the 26th September was the day that the roads of Bedfordshire were inundated with road steam of all sizes, and what a day it was. Shuttleworth Park, Old Warden twas the chosen start point for the NTET 60th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Engines on the Road

James Bates has produced this nice video of Pete Narraway and Fred Cooper’s last leg of the journey back from the 2013 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This leg was from Crofton to Thatcham and was joined by the Marshall “Old … Continue reading

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More rolling back from Dorset

Here we see Fred and Pete’s rollers climbing out of Wilton on the way back from Dorset. Fred’s roller sounds fantastic as it digs in on the gradient.

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Rolling back from Dorset

With the cold winter evenings now in full force, the rally season now seems a long time ago. As previously posted on the site, club members Peter “Nobby” Narraway and Dave “Freddy” Cooper made the long trek home from the … Continue reading

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On the way to Dorset

Pete Narraway and Fred Cooper will be representing the Thames Valley Traction Engine Club at this years Great Dorset Steam Fair Roller Special. The stops have been pulled out to get everything ready, with Pete completely restoring his Baker water … Continue reading

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August Club Meeting at Max Cafe – tomorrow!

Don’t forget to come along to Max Cafe on Monday night for our August club meeting. Please bring an exhibit if you can.  There will be a suprise visitor this year! So far we’ve had a good rally season with … Continue reading

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The Stoke Row Road Run

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This year’s Stoke Row Road Run was blessed with many exhibits and excellent weather. Engines made their way from the Greenaway’s yard and other locations to The Sun at Whitchurch Hill for lunch. An inundated landlady made everyone very welcome. … Continue reading

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