Our beginnings can be traced back to 1955 when a steam party took place near Bridgwater.
Traction Engine Rallies as we know them were few and far between.
News & events
The latest news and events from the Somerset Traction Engine Club.
The Somerset Steam & Country Show, 21st – 23rd July 2023.
Have a great weekend break at the Somerset Steam and Country Show 2023. The main event in the Club’s calendar is the annual rally.
The Somerset Steam & Country Show takes place at Low Ham, near Langport, Somerset.
Somerset Traction Engine Club was originally formed some 50 years ago in order to give its members the opportunity to meet other people with similar interests, to maintain the interests of members in the activities of the Club, and to promote rallies and social activities.
Download our Somerset Steam and Country Show entry forms and STEC Membership forms.
Family camping pitch plus full weekend entry to the show for the family, with great entertainment for all!
Get directions to the Somerset Steam & Country Show, located at Low Ham, near Langport.
Advance adult tickets and advance camping tickets for the Somerset Steam and Country Show.
Our latest news and events
Notice is herby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Somerset Traction Engine Club. AGM will be held on Saturday 28th October 2023…
About the Somerset Traction Engine Club
The beginnings of the club can be traced back to 1955 when a steam party took place near Bridgwater.
This gave its members the opportunity to meet other people with similar interests and to promote rallies and social activities.
Our aim are to advance the education of the members and the general public by increasing and maintaining interest in:
- Historic mechanically propelled vehicles including traction engines, steam rollers, and other steam vehicles.
- Other historic machinery including fair organs and equipment and agricultural machinery and equipment.
- Historic crafts and craftsmanship.