Working Area - 2018 Wiltshire Steam & Vintage Rally

Welcome to the Wiltshire Agricultural Preservation Group

Preserving the past, for the future.

The Wiltshire Agricultural Preservation Group, set up in 1974 has around 200 members with the common interest of agricultural technology.

Monthly meetings are arranged for the membership which includes talks, films and site visits. In addition the group organises an annual road run, ploughing match and the Wiltshire Steam and Vintage Rally.

Charitable Donations

The group has no paid executors or members and gives donations to various charities. To date the group has donated £ 68,400 over the last 14 years, our primary charities include the Wiltshire Bobby Van Appeal, Help For Heroes and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Trust.


Are you interested in classic and vintage agricultural equipment, why not join us?

Keep In Touch

If you want to be kept informed of our events join our e-mailing list.

No January Group Meeting at Burbage Village Hall. The next group meeting will be the skittles match at Hungerford

Next meeting:

  • January 12th - Annual Skittles Match with Lambourn Vintage Machinery Society - Hungerford British Legion. 20 Church Way, Hungerford RG17 0JU
  • Full Event & Group Meeting Diary

Group News

  • 2018 Steam & Vintage Rally. Thanks to all our visitors and exhibitors for another sucessful rally. A special thanks to Lady Julia and Mr Robert Hiscox for allowing to hold the rally at Rainscombe Park. Photo gallery.
  • 2018 Annual Road Run & Crank Up The 2018 road run was held on the 15th of April 2018. The route this year started at the The Old Rectory, Huish, heading south onto the plain and then back over Milton Hill for our Lunch time stop. The return trip through Wootton Rivers, finally returning to Oare. Thanks to Derek Heath and Mike King for organising this year's route.
  • 2018 Charitable donations - As a product of the groups events in 2018, £5000 was awarded to the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust, £2000 to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance, £200 to Julia's House and £666 to Oare Village Hall.

Thank you for supporting the WAPG's events.