Nostalgia: Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Superb pictures of a lawnmower race at Sidmouth Ruby Club in 1978.

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth Rugby Club saw many challengers take to their machines during a lawnmower race on July 15, 1978.

We’ve put together this gallery of the cracking photos taken on the day, which we found in the Sidmouth Herald archive.

Do you remember the event or recognise anyone in the pictures? Join our nostalgia Facebook group Devon Memories to leave a comment.

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmo

Lawnmower races at Sidmouth Rugby Club 15/7/78. Ref shs Lawnmower racing Nost 1978-1. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive - Credit: Archant


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