​​​​incorporating The British Fairground Society 

​​​​THE LEEDS AND DISTRICT TRACTION ENGINE CLUB 

DRIVING EXPERIENCE DAY - SATURDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 2017

Otley Vintage Transport Extravaganza

The Leeds and District Traction Engine Club, in association with the Steam Apprentice Club and by kind permission of The Otley Vintage Transport Extravaganza Organisers, are planning another driving experience day for SAC members and Club Members only.  This will be the Club's 4th such event, and will be one of several in the SAC events calendar and will allow Club Members and young enthusiasts to get 'hands on' and involved with road steam engines. 


Due the requirements of the day, this event will only be open to Steam Apprentice Club Apprentices and Club Members ONLY. For more details of how to join the Steam Apprentice Club please click on the logo to the right, or to become a member of the Leeds and District Traction Engine Club click on the join us button to the left of the page.


Whilst still in the planning stages, the timetable for this years event is given below.

Saturday
08:30 – 09:00    Registration for SAC apprentices and assignment to engines.
09:00 – 13:00    Un-sheeting, firing up, cleaning, driving and manoeuvring.
13:00 – 14:00    Lunch- a selection of drinks, sandwiches, pies and cakes will be provided*
14:00 – 16:00    L&DTEC members are able to drive and ‘play with’ engines*
THE FOLLOWING TBC
16:00 – 18:00     Possible road run into Otley
19:00 – 22:30     Return to field at Otley and park-up. More refreshments in Club marquee, bring your own beer etc, BBQ to be available for cooking own food.  Entertainment may be possible with a covers band
*L&DTEC Members are welcome to join in at lunch time, prior confirmation will be required so we know how many to cater for and to make sure everyone gets a go on an engine.


​A selection of photos from previous Driving Experience Events can be found on the gallery pageCome along and get involved!