Ballyward tractor and vintage rally

BALLYWARD THRESHING AND VINTAGE RALLY''ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR FOR MANY LOCALS IS FAST APPROACHING,IT'S THE 14TH  BALLYWARD THRESHING AND VINTAGE RALLY.THE EVENT WILL AS ALWAYS BE THE 1ST SATURDAY IN OCTOBER WHICH THIS YEAR IS THE 4TH OF OCTOBER AND STARTS AT 11.00AM. IT WILL BE HELD IN THE USUAL FIELDS ADJACENT TO DRUMADONNELL PRIMARY SCHOOL,ON THE DROMARA ROAD,BT32 5EZ.THIS IS JUST OFF THE A50 BANBRIDGE TO CASTLEWELLAN ROAD AT MONEYSLANE.THERE ARE MANY ATTRACTIONS FOR ALL AGES AND THEY HAVE THAT UNIQUE BALLYWARD FLAVOUR WHICH ADDS TO THE FUN.WE ALWAYS TRY TO CHANGE SOME EVENTS EACH YEAR,HAVING SOMETHING NEW AND BRINGING BACK AN OLD FAVOURITE OR TWO ACCORDING TO DEMAND.ITS EXPECTED THAT THE USUAL GOOD AND VARIED SELECTION OF INTRESTING VEHICLES WILL BE ON DISPLAY,THIS INCLUDES CARS,LORRIES,TRACTORS,MOTOR BIKES,STATIONARY ENGINES,STEAM ENGINES,MACHINERY AND MILITARY VEHICLES.OUR DOG SHOW WILL AGAIN FEATURE 4 CLASSES,THESE WILL BE,MOST OBEDIENT,BEST TRICK,WAGGEST TAIL AND JUDGES CHOICE. NO DOUBT OUR
BALLYWARD THRESHING AND VINTAGE RALLY''ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR FOR MANY LOCALS IS FAST APPROACHING,IT'S THE 14TH BALLYWARD THRESHING AND VINTAGE RALLY.THE EVENT WILL AS ALWAYS BE THE 1ST SATURDAY IN OCTOBER WHICH THIS YEAR IS THE 4TH OF OCTOBER AND STARTS AT 11.00AM. IT WILL BE HELD IN THE USUAL FIELDS ADJACENT TO DRUMADONNELL PRIMARY SCHOOL,ON THE DROMARA ROAD,BT32 5EZ.THIS IS JUST OFF THE A50 BANBRIDGE TO CASTLEWELLAN ROAD AT MONEYSLANE.THERE ARE MANY ATTRACTIONS FOR ALL AGES AND THEY HAVE THAT UNIQUE BALLYWARD FLAVOUR WHICH ADDS TO THE FUN.WE ALWAYS TRY TO CHANGE SOME EVENTS EACH YEAR,HAVING SOMETHING NEW AND BRINGING BACK AN OLD FAVOURITE OR TWO ACCORDING TO DEMAND.ITS EXPECTED THAT THE USUAL GOOD AND VARIED SELECTION OF INTRESTING VEHICLES WILL BE ON DISPLAY,THIS INCLUDES CARS,LORRIES,TRACTORS,MOTOR BIKES,STATIONARY ENGINES,STEAM ENGINES,MACHINERY AND MILITARY VEHICLES.OUR DOG SHOW WILL AGAIN FEATURE 4 CLASSES,THESE WILL BE,MOST OBEDIENT,BEST TRICK,WAGGEST TAIL AND JUDGES CHOICE. NO DOUBT OUR

The 14th Ballyward Threshing and Vintage rally will take place on Saturday October 4.

Starting at 11am it will be held in the usual fields adjacent to Drumadonnell Primary School, on the Dromara Road.

There are many attractions for all ages.

It’s expected that the usual good and varied selection of interesting vehicles will be on display.

This includes cars, lorries, tractors, motor bikes, stationary engines, steam engines, machinery and military vehicles.

Thedog show will again feature four classes including: most obedient, best trick, waggest tail and judges’ choice.

No doubt the guest judge will have a difficult task. Registration starts at 1pm.

Show and judging from 2pm. Entry is £2 per dog.

The event has been sponsored by Ivan Fee Mechanical Services.
Tractors will start on the wave of the yellow flag and stop on the red flag.

The first heat is at 12pm with a lunch break at 1pm and resume pulling at 2pm. Entry is £5 per tractor/driver.

Entry for adults £3, children free, exhibitors £5 which includes lunch and a souvenir.