Preserving Agricultural Heritage Today for Tomorrows Generation
The New Forest Tractor and Engine Preservation Society are a group of like minded enthusiasts who enjoy Vintage and Classic Agricultural machinery, vehicles and equipment.
The Club members meet regularly through the winter months to maintain contact and find out what's going on, and news of any up and coming events or activities.
The Spring, Summer and Autumn months offer opportunities for members to exhibit, demonstrate and "play" at various events. These opportunities are organised by third party groups for shows and enthusiast events, not withstanding the NFTEC's own excellent annual shows and events.
New Forest Tractor and Engine preservation Society along with the membership, supports and promotes the restoration and preservation of vintage and classic agricultural machinery, vehicles and equipment. The primary focus of the club is:-
"Preserving Agricultural Heritage Today for Tomorrows Generation"
Also, to enjoy the exhibiting opportunities and events that the club with it's many broad affiliations, offers. The club importantly supports various local charities and raises funding for our annually nominated specific local charity.
The Club was formed in 1991 by Derek Olden a small group of "like minded" friends, and has grown consistently in membership. Our members have brought with them a wealth of diverse exhibits and knowledge.
By supporting a variety of charitable and agricultural events (see events page), the club has established itself in the New Forest area as a reliable group of enthusiasts dedicated to provide interesting exhibits and displays
Every year the New Forest Tractor and Engine Preservation Society supports various local charities by attending events and open days to add interest with exhibits and displays.
In addition the club seeks to support a nominated local charity for a whole year by fund raising at our own events.
This charity is selected from proposals by members at each Annual General Meeting (AGM) where any member can nominate any charity for the members to vote upon.
The charity is then adopted until the following AGM. Choosen charity in 2023 was The Windward Day Centre in Netley Marsh.
Windward receiving their cheque on 24th February 2023 from chairman Paul Roebuck
On Friday 25th November 2022 was our final farewell to Derek as chairman of the club after amazing 31 years at the helm, we would like to wish Derek a happy retirement.
Derek receiving one of many gifts from the new chairman Paul Roebuck