A Kentish kaleidoscope

The Kent County Showground, located on the top of Detling Hill and not far from the county town of Maidstone, could never be described as a cramped site, but much of it was covered by classic transport in just about every form for the early season annual Heritage Show.

Although rain and hill fog soon descended, it arrived too late to dampen the enthusiasm of the clubs and individual riders that were already offering a variety of machinery for perusal.

Health issues restrict Steve Clark’s riding, so he focuses his enthusiasm on superb restorations, including this 1956 Mobylette.

The warm, dry space in one of the modern pavilions was a welcome environment as visitors and owners were happy to stand and chat.


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