FIREWORKS and steam trains have been pictured at a recent Worcestershire event enjoyed by over 20,000 people.

More than 20,000 people went to the Welland Steam and Country Rally over the weekend.

The event was held on Woodside Farm, Welland, from Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 31 and featured a wide array of activities for the entire family, including steam train rides, a model village, a craft tent and a fairground.

The team behind the event shared their thanks to everyone who attended over the weekend and offered an apology for traffic issues that were experienced on the day.

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A spokesperson said: "Massive thanks to all who enjoyed the rally over the weekend. We’ve had a fantastic time and it’s great to be back and your support means everything to us.

"That said, we do apologise for the difficulty of traffic getting in on Saturday - it was unusually busy which we couldn’t possibly predict.

"We’ll be taking steps to tackle this for next year with more measures being put in place."

Lots of people on the event's Facebook page praised the event over the course of the weekend.

Paul Stevens said: "We had a brilliant time well done to all of the organisers, and exhibitors and entertainment that’s made an enjoyable long weekend."

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Another commenter shared that she would be returning next year due to the success of the event.

Caroline Bevan posted: "Wonderful show, was our first visit and we will definitely be back next year. Don't know what I enjoyed the most. Thank you to organisers."

One commenter shared that in his opinion,  the event was the "best vintage show in the country".

Andrew Ashley said: "Absolutely fantastic show again. What a restart after two years of Covid.

"The new Heavy Haulage arena is a great attribute to an already great show. Well done to all the organisers exhibitors and helpers for making 2022 the best Welland Steam Rally yet and in my opinion the best vintage show in the country.