‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ 2022

Article and Photographs: Jonathan White

The annual ‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military vehicle show took place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2022 at Crewe Heritage Centre on Vernon Way (behind Tesco) in Crewe.

Some of the military vehicles on display in the Exhibition Hall (photograph: Jonathan White)

The show featured military vehicle displays from World War 1 to modern day and also included militaria, trade stalls, model displays, Sniper Alley, vintage stalls and a tombola.

Gerald Newbrook with his ‘Princess Elizabeth’ Boy Scouts vehicle and scale-model of a WW1 Model T ‘Crewe Tractor’ (photograph: Jonathan White)

There was musical entertainment from the South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society and Crewe Brass band.

Visitors view some of the classic cars on display (photograph: Jonathan White)

Numerous people wore 1940’s clothing over the weekend.

Visitors enjoy the exhibits (photograph: Jonathan White)

Crewe Heritage Centre was open to visitors including its three signal boxes, the Advanced Passenger Train, model railway displays and layouts, and static locomotive displays.

The event was organised by Crewe & District Military Vehicle Club in support of Help for Heroes.

Crewe & District Military Vehicle Club meet on the last Tuesday evening of each month at Hops Belgium Bar in Crewe. New members are always welcome. For further information please visit their website or Facebook page.