A POPULAR Herefordshire event has celebrated 25 years with a special event.

The Leominster Vintage Club is 25 years old this year and held its 16th annual working weekend to mark the occasion.

There was a cultivating working field on show where people could see up to 40 tractors working at any one time.


An aerial view of the working weekend.

An aerial view of the working weekend.


The West Midland Lawnmower Racing Association event was a highlight with a large number of sprint races taking place.


After the ploughing prizes had been awarded, a short road run through the town of Leominster took place.

Crowds watched a mixture of 30 cars, tractors, lorries and steam engines with lots of waves being traded between drivers, passengers, and onlookers lining the street pavements.


A parade of tractors take to the roads.

A parade of tractors take to the roads.


The ploughing match was well supported with many returning from last year to defend their titles and improve their skills.

Organisers say the recent wet weather had made for some excellent ploughing conditions considering a week previously the ground had been almost unploughable due to the severe dry spell.


The Leominster Vintage club said ther was lots more on offer all weekend from crafts stalls, tradestands, vintage and classic cars, a milking bail display, displays of tools and some stationary engines.

A spokesperson for the event said: "We've had the best time this weekend with all of you who have supported us.

"You didn't let us down on helping us celebrate 25 years of the club.

"We're already looking forward to next year."