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ASHLEY HALL TRACTION ENGINE RALLY
12th & 13th MAY
ASHLEY HALL SHOWGROUND, ASHLEY, HALE, CHESHIRE, WA14 3QA
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An introduction to the event…
Ashley Hall plays host for the 4th year running to another of our extremely successful steam spectaculars! This ideal venue, near Altrincham, provides all you need for a weekend packed with family entertainment with easy road access from the M56 and M6 motorways.
Performing in the main arena will be the Birds of Prey Displays with Ben Potter. As well as his display of a fascinating collection of birds of prey, Ben will be ‘free-flying’ his Eagle and Vulture Team throughout the weekend. A spectacular sight for all to see!
There will be a full programme of top steam fair attractions, including Steam Engines, Classic Cars, Vintage Tractors, Classic Motorcycles, Fairground Organs, Miniature Steam Engines, Stationary Engines and Vintage Commercials.
The event will also include: Trade Stands, Autojumble, a Craft and Fine Food Marquee, both Old Time and Modern Funfairs, Non-stop Arena Entertainment, Catering Outlets & Licensed Bar.
What’s On at the event We have a full programme of top steam fair attractions, plus plenty to see and do for all ages.
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The flying displays and demonstrations on offer focus more on the birds being the star attraction rather than the falconry side that many people follow. Our team provides two flying displays per day, of between thirty and forty-five minutes in duration.
Whilst the birds are not flying they will be on static display throughout the day with a member of staff on hand at all times. Expertly trained staff are not only fully licensed and insured, but also extremely knowledgable and passionate, and will be available throughout the day to talk about the birds.
• Steam Engines • Fairground Organs
• Classic Cars • Vintage Motorcycles
• Classic Tractors
• Stationary Engines
• Vintage Commercials (Lorries, Buses, Fire Engines etc.)
• Military Vehicle Displays
• Working Displays (Sawbenches, Threshing, etc.)
•Old Time & Modern Funfair
• Quad Bike Rides
• Bungee Trampolines
•Miniature Steam Engines
• Trade Stands
• Rural Crafts Marquee with demonstrations
• Fine Food Marquee
• Main Arena Entertainment
• Catering and Licensed Bar
• Public Camping with Live Band on Saturday & Sunday Evening
Visitor Information for Ashley Hall Traction Engine Rally 2018
Gates open 10am – 5pm
Over 65s £5
Under 16s £3
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £15
Limited availability at these special prices.
When they’re gone they’re gone! – Buy online now
BUY DISCOUNT TICKETS IN ADVANCE
Over 65s £7
Under 16s £4
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £20
This discounted ticket offer closes Sunday 21st May – Buy online now
ADMISSION PRICES ON THE DAY
Over 65s £8
Under 16s £5
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £25
Purchase on arrival at the event.
COACH TOUR OPERATORS
Tickets are available to coach tour operators at a 40% DISCOUNTED PRICE on a pre-booked basis. Minimum 16 tickets per booking. Onsite parking is available to coaches that have pre-booked. Up to two drivers per coach will gain free entry to the event. Download your form from the Application Forms Page.
MOBILITY SCOOTER HIRE
Mobility Scooters are available to hire on a daily or weekend hire basis. For reservations please contact Professional Mobility, Freephone: 0800 6335711 or on mobiles (especially on show days) 07989 680034 and 07941 970911.
FREE CAR PARK
Dogs welcome on a lead
Online until all camping pitches are sold, the latest being midday Monday 7th May.
Arrive from: 1pm – 9pm Friday 11th May, 8am – 9pm on remaining event days.
Facilities: Toilets, water, and chemical elsan points.
Bookings will NOT be taken on the day.
TRADING FORM Trade Application Form or CLICK HERE to book online
CAMPING Booking Form or CLICK HERE to book online
If the entry form you require is not shown above, please contact the relevant section organiser listed below.
Sections: Craft & Fine Food Marquee
Organiser: Mr Dave Harrison
Telephone: 0777 8473404
Section: Steam Engines
Organiser: Mr Adrian Barber
Telephone: 07879 485548
Section: Fairground Organs
Organiser: Outdoor Shows – Richard Ashworth
Telephone: 01751 200839
Organiser: Clive & Lorna Allman
Telephone: 07773 948472
Section: Cars (up to 1972)
Organiser: Mrs Webster
Telephone: 01565 633346
Section: Motorcycles (up to 1978)
Organiser: Mr Peter Taylor
Telephone: 07919 688257
Organiser: Mr P Bourne
Telephone: 07788 801239
Address: 4 Brookside Cottages, Congleton Road, Aclid, Sandbach, CW11 4SN
Section: Stationary Engines
Organiser: Mr Ray Hurdus
Telephone: 07802 783869
Section: Military Vehicles
Organiser: Mr Ian Burman
Telephone: 07778 147643
Section: Miniature Engines
Organiser: Mr Clive Hearsey
Telephone: 07972 152108