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From Allen, Atco and the Autoscythe through to Versatiller and Wrigley, all vintage horticultural machinery is covered by the VHGMC.

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Club Shop Now Online

The ideal accessories for your show exhibit. Fly the flag and show that you are part of the only club that caters for all things vintage and horticultural. Whether it’s just an enamel badge, windscreen sticker  or a weatherproof jacket there is something to suit everyone; if there is something that you would like that you […]

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Stop Press- Club shop now has hats for Christmas!

NEW ITEM IN THE VHGMC CLUB SHOP. Keep your head warm this winter! From 1st December Fleece Hats are available from the club shop. One size fits all with turn-up band to reveal VHGMC logo. Colour: Indigo Black with embroidered logo in green. Priced at £6.00 each + £3.00 postage. Multiple postage discounts. Ideal stocking filler […]

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New Ploughing Section

We are currently building a new ploughing section which will eventually become a complete reference section for all things to do with men, mud and machinery. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned ploughman, there will be something here for all. From a Beginner’s Guide to a list of eligible machinery, something will […]


Machinery Registers Now Live

The first of the machinery registers is now live and more will be added very shortly when time permits. At present it is heavily biased towards Trusty because that’s the register that I compile, but as more people express an interest in publishing their own brand register then it should grow to be quite a […]


Coming Soon- Vintage Machinery Registers

We will very shortly be starting to add content to the website, and the first stage will be to add as many machinery registers that we can so that members can date their own machinery and also to have them included in the register of surviving machines. The intention will be to only publish serial […]


DVD Available for Last Year’s Trusty Challenge

In October, 2013, Sam Hitchman organised a horticultural ploughing day near Kineton in Warwickshire. Despite the early downpour many ploughmen turned up with a very varied selection of horticultural machinery to either compete or just play. It was also the first Trusty Challenge, so there are many different working exhibits to see from that well-known […]


Annual General Meeting 2014

The VHGMC always has it’s AGM on the second weekend in March. Memberships run from 1st January through to 31st December, so we can’t have the AGM much later in the year because it would be largely meaningless. Similarly, if we had it in January then it may even be snowed off, so the compromise […]


New Club Website….

After a year of planning, head scratching and considering many many options available, the new VHGMC website is here! This has been no easy task, in order to do everything that’s currently required, the website brings to you more options than ever before and makes this the one-stop place for all things relating to vintage […]


Tractor World 2013 Show Report

Tractor World. by Charlie Moore.Held over the weekend 2nd & 3rd March at The Three Counties Showground Malvern and organised by Tractor & Machinery magazine. The actual show organisation was carried out by a new team this year which saw a few changes to show layout and the introduction of displays of new tractors. Saturday had the […]

Allen Scythe fitted with a Villers engine. It is painted yellow because it spent it's working life on an airfield.

Lincoln Steam 2012

Written by Steve Woollas.August seems so long ago but Lincoln steam, or to give the event it’s correct title The Lincoln Steam and Vintage Rally took place in glorious sunshine at the purpose built show site owned by The Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, adjacent to the A15 at Grange-de-Lings north of Lincoln on the 18th & […]