Hundreds jumped aboard for Vintage Vehicle Rally

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. Event organisers Dave and Louise Hall (left) join Simon Swift to display their own entries in the miniature section.
Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. Event organisers Dave and Louise Hall (left) join Simon Swift to display their own entries in the miniature section.
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Hundreds of people descended on the annual Blackpool Steam and Vintage Vehicle Rally in Blackpool.

Around 1,500 people attended the event on Saturday, and a further 1,000 went to the event on South Car Park on Sunday.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. 8 year-old Kacey Earnshaw finds a tractor just her size.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. 8 year-old Kacey Earnshaw finds a tractor just her size.

Organiser Dave Hall said: “We had 18 full-size steamers this year and we did two road runs, with fireworks going off when we did one of them.”

The rally included a traditional fun fair, trade stands including children’s games, a craft tent with a large selection of home made items, and a beer tent open all day with entertainment.

The exhibits were classifified in 12 categories, including bicycles, motorbikes, tractors and full-size steam engines.

We had 18 full-size steamers this year and we did two road runs, with fireworks going off when we did one of them

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park.'Casting an appreciative eye over a vintage lorry.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park.'Casting an appreciative eye over a vintage lorry.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. Nick Bowler makes sure his 1911 Foden is well-lubricated.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. Nick Bowler makes sure his 1911 Foden is well-lubricated.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. Isabel Kent, Ryan, Gabrielle and Annabel Howarth try out Bob Lindsay's WW2 Jeep for size.

Blackpol Steam and Vintage Rally, held on South Car Park. Isabel Kent, Ryan, Gabrielle and Annabel Howarth try out Bob Lindsay's WW2 Jeep for size.