Haddenham Steam Rally has grown year on year through the hard work of its committee and volunteers. We are sure this year will be no different. The rally is committed to helping the local community and supports many of the village clubs & causes. The rally has also made many donations to major charitable organisations including East Anglian Air Ambulance, the Make a Wish Foundation & the St John's Ambulance.
We have been honoured over the years to have had some rare and famous exhibits visit us. These have included the Fowler SRL 15657 IRON MAIDEN as seen in the 1960's film of the same name and the pair of Walsh & Clark Parafin engines, usually found at the museum of East Anglian Life to name but a few. The rally also boasts over 75 trade stands, a craft tent, a large selection of catering stands, bygones tent and a Real Ale Tent.
Each year we include a special display or guest. The most memorable have been the west country folk legends the Wurzels playing live in 2008, and a special display of equipment, photographs and literature of the local firm Darby's of Sutton in 2009. In 2013 the rally celebrated its 40th Anniversary, its most successful show to date. Record crowds enjoyed over 700 exhibits including 5 steam engines that attended the 1st show in 1971.
We have been on the same site alongside the A1421 for over 40 years.
In 2025 we will celebrate our 50th Annual rally.
1971 - 1st Rally
1974 - 2nd Rally
1976 - 2019 - Rally held annually
2020 - 2021 - No Rally due to Covid-19