Grand Henham Steam Rally defies the elements for enjoyable first day at Henham Park

Grand Henham Steal Rally 2017. Richie Hannant, Katharine Yuill, Evie and Katie Hannant. Picture: Dav

Grand Henham Steal Rally 2017. Richie Hannant, Katharine Yuill, Evie and Katie Hannant. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

In recent years Henham Park has become known as the picturesque home of Latitude Festival, however an event that pre-dates it by decades continues to go strong.

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

It was full steam ahead despite inclement weather as the Grand Henham Steam Rally greeted families, enthusiasts and dozens of stunning engines.

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

For the 43rd year, steam fans were treated to close encounters with the magnificent machines, as well as a wide variety of displays in the main arena.

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Despite a few heavy showers, none of the attractions were called off and the rally's full programme went ahead as planned.

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Mike Powell-Evans, rally committee chairman, said: 'The people who came really seemed to enjoy themselves. I would also like to pay tribute to our dedicated group of volunteers, who make the rally possible. The steam engines were a highlight for me as ever.'

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant


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Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant

Grand Henham Steam Rally 2017. Picture: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

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