Organisers of the annual Dacorum Steam and Country Fayre presented a cheque for £6k to The Hospice of St Francis this week – a fantastic amount considering that the second day of this year’s event had to be cancelled due to rain.

Despite the downpour, which turned the 62-acre showground site at Green Croft Farm, Potten End, into a mud bath, show-goers made the most of one day of sunshine to have a memorable family day out.

“It wasn’t easy wading through all that mud,” said organiser Dawn Bunker, from The Dacorum Machinery and Steam Preservation Group. “The farmer, Pete Groom, had to come out in his tractor to scrape and roll the entrance to make it flat enough for everyone to get in but there was so much goodwill, everyone stayed upbeat and the atmosphere was fantastic.

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Steam Rally 2015 Photos

December 7, 2015

Click on the images below to see photos from out 2015 steam rally.

© Jacqueline Nutkins

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Sunny skies brought crowds by the thousands to this the eight year of the Dacorum Steam and Country Fayre held to raise vital funds for The Hospice of St Francis.

Vintage Machinery and Heavy Horse enthusiasts along with their families, flocked to the annual charity event, organised by the Dacorum Machinery and Steam Preservation group, the group are just volunteers from the steam fayre scene who give up their time because they want to help the hospice.

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Steam Rally 2014 Photos

August 13, 2014

The eight annual Steam Rally was a great success and raised money for the Hospice of St Francis.

Images © Eddie Dillon

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A big thank you all for coming and supporting us, we hope you enjoy the show and will put the 26th and 27th July 2014 in your diary to remind you of next year’s dates when the theme will be Heavy Horses.

Here you can see some photos of us handing the cheque for £20,000 over to The Hospice of St Francis on 12th October 2013.  Click on an image to enlarge.

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Thank you for coming along to the seventh annual Dacorum Steam and Country Fayre in aid of The Hospice of St Francis. As always, we’re looking forward to a fantastic weekend filled with so much to see and do for all the family. [click to continue…]

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Steam Rally 2013 Photos

August 13, 2013

The seventh annual Steam Rally was a great success and raised money for the Hospice of St Francis.

Images © ProMedia Limited 2013

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Steam Rally 2012 Photos

December 11, 2012

The  sixth annual Steam Rally was a great success and raised £15,000 for the Hospice of St Francis.

Photography by Mellisa Johns

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