Over 1,000 people attend a vintage car rally in Darlington – see photos

More than 1,000 people turned out for a vintage vehicle rally in Darlington yesterday.

The event took place at the Head of Steam at the Darlington Railway Museum between 10am and 4pm on Sunday May 22 and saw 1,200 people attend the event.

More than 130 vehicles also took part in the event.

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The gathering is the first organized since 2019 and since the Covid-19 pandemic.

A Head of Steam spokesperson said: “It’s been a fantastic day, to say we’ve had two years off due to Covid, the numbers have been good, better than we expected.

“We had over 130 vehicles and about 1,200 visitors. The rain held up which is a bonus.

Other activities were also available during the rally, such as a mini train ride, crafts and a children’s entertainer.

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A café was also open which served visitors hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, paninis, crisps, cakes and cookies.

You can see images from the event below:

Vintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

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Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

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Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington and Stockton Times: Steam Head Vintage Vehicle Rally, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTTVintage Vehicle Rally at Head of Steam, Darlington Photo: SARAH CALDECOTT

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