Festival of transport to return to Hellingly on bank holiday weekend

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The noise and aroma of oil and steam returns to Hellingly over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

The 39th annual Festival of Transport, organised by the Eastbourne Historic Vehicle Club, will be held at Broad Farm from August 23 until August 25.

There will be more than 1,000 exhibits and demonstrations reflecting all aspects of motoring heritage. There will also be trade and autojumble stands, Harris Bros Vintage Fair, children’s attractions, a beer and catering tent with evening entertainment and other activities.

Harveys of Lewes is due to make an appearance with its horse drawn beer delivery dray on the Monday (August 25). This year there will be a commemoration of WW1 with several exhibits.

A church service will be held on Sunday morning (August 24) in the main arena and joined by representatives of the British Legion branch together with the congregation from Hellingly Church. This year the festival will be supporting service charities.