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Frequently Asked Questions...

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What is the purpose of the show? The aim of the event is to preserv the vintage movement for future generations, we also aim to bring the community together by creating a fun and safe day out for the whole family. We will also be raising money for a chosen charity and supporting the local community. The chosen charity for 2023 is Riding for the Disabled - This year we raised over £100! Volunteers in the Tea Tent managed to raise over £1,200 for community initiatives. 
 

What will be at the show?

  • Full size Steam

  • Miniature Steam

  • Vintage Tractors

  • Vintage Bikes

  • Commercials

  • Beer Tent

  • Vintage working area

  • Arena Displays and Entertainment 

  • Traditional fun fair

  • Children's Entertainment

  • Food

  • Community Tea Tent (serving light refreshments)

  • And lots lots more!

 

Is there a carpark? - There is a free carpark located in the adjacent field. The carpark entrance is off the Sibbertoft/Marston Trussell Road. This will be signposted on your arrival to the show. The carpark is a grass field and maybe uneven in places. Cars are parked at owners risk.

Is there disabled parking? - Yes, this is towards the front of the car park, there is still a short walk from the carpark to the showground.

How much is entry? - Entry prices can be found here 

What is Ticketebo? - These are our chosen trusted ticket partners. 

Why are there two ticket types for under 16's, are they the same? These tickets are essentially the same, however they are split into two age categories. This is to help us understand age categories to help improve our children's entertainment offering

What payment is accepted? We accept both cash and card (most major providers accepted). Our Ticket Partners Tickebo will be delivering pre booked online tickets.

Will there be food? - Yes food will be available from various outlets onsite.

What time does the show open? -10:00 - 23:00 

What time is last entry? Last entry to the site is 16:00

Are dogs welcome? - yes we welcome well behaved dogs. All dogs must remain on leads. Water will be available around the site.

Is camping Available? - We will be offering public camping for 2024. This is on a first come first serve basis. On the gate entries will not be accepted.

Where is the show? - The site location is Hollycroft, East Farndon Road, Marston Trussell, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9TU. Please avoid the village East Farndon, roads leading to Marston are extremely narrow.

If steam engines are there, will it be smokey? - There may be a little smoke, however we are working with CPL/Homefire to develop a smokeless and sustainable fuel.

Are you supporting any charities? Every year we support two chosen charities, for 2024 this is the Northants/Warwickshire Air Ambulance. The second is TBA.

Who can I contact? - You can call Jack on 07528142200, alternatively, email show@marstonsteam.co.uk 

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