About Us


Woolpit Steam traces its roots back to the “Cotton Exhibition” which was held in the village of Cotton, Suffolk between 1975 and 1982, at which, many of the original Woolpit Steam committee had participated either as organisers, helpers, exhibitors or visitors. The first Woolpit Steam was held at Grange Farm, Woolpit in 1987, and in many ways captured the spirit of the small village rally of days gone by. By 1996, the show had outgrown its original site, and moved to Warren Farm, Wetherden.

We endeavour to stage a small friendly show but with a variety of exhibits that would be unusual even in larger events. By keeping the show to a manageable size, and through the generosity of the landowner and local businesses as well as the hard work of a dedicated team of volunteers, we manage to keep our costs low. We are thus able to make sizeable donations to local charities and organisations, which themselves make an important contribution to the local community.



Other Organisations supported by Woolpit Steam

Addington fund
Bury Alzheimers
Bury Heart Foundation
Bury St Edmunds 'Samaritans'
Cancer Research
East Anglian Children's Hospice
Elmswell Fire Station
Macmillan Nurses
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Museum of East Anglian Life –
Parkinsons Disease Society
Red Cross
Special Constabulary
  St. Johns Ambulance
St. Nicholas Hospice
Suffolk Carers
‘The Laurels’ Felsham.
Thurston Scouts
West Suffolk Hospital,
Wards E 1 & 2 and Westgate
Wetherden Church
Wetherden Football Club
Wetherden Village Hall
Women’s Refuge
Woolpit ‘After School Club’
Woolpit Health Centre
Woolpit History Group
Woolpit Playgroup
Woolpit School
Woolpit Volunteers