Express your elf on the 19th December 2018 by joining RC Baker Ltd on a Charity Christmas Tinsel Tractor Run!
R C Baker Tractor Run 20th December 2017

Christmas Tractor Run - Wednesday 19th December 2018

A festive fleet of fairy lit tractors will be taking a tour around local villages to spread some festive cheer and raise money for Katharine House Hospice.

After the success of the first Christmas Tractor Run in December 2016 we, along with friends, family and customers from our local farming community, will once again be lighting up the streets with a fairy lit convoy of tractors to raise funds for Katharine House Hospice and spread some festive cheer.

   

Full Route Details Coming Soon...

Sponsors

We would like to thank all of the local businesses supporting the event in various way, including:

  • Silver Innovation – for the development of the dedicated website page
  • The Co-operative Funeralcare, Banbury - for kindly printing the promotional posters and donating hot refreshements
  • RC Baker Ltd – for organising the event and the use of their premises

 Important Information

Taking Part With Your Tractor

Express your ‘elf on the 19th December 2018 by joining the RC Baker Ltd Charity Christmas Tinsel Tractor Run!

Move over Coca-Cola, it’s time to spread the Christmas cheer by decorating your tractor with fairy lights and all things festive! Whether it be a Rein-John-Deere, a Merry Massey, a Festive Fendt or a Jingle Bell JCB, we want to light up the local streets with our evening Tractor Run and raise some money for the Katharine House Hospice. 

If you would like to join us with your tractor, email mail@rcbaker.co.uk or call the office on 01836 338307 to secure your spot in the Christmas convoy with a payment of £10.00 per tractor.

Please note that to take part you will need to sign up in advance and will need to be able to get to Spring Hill Farm no later than 4.30pm for a prompt start of the tractor run at 5pm.

Tractor Run Rules
  • All tractors must be road legal and NOT require an escort
  • No trailers are allowed
  • All tractors taking part must pay £10 which will be given as a donation to Katharine House Hospice 
  • To take part tractor drivers must register to book a place with the  RC Baker Ltd office prior to the event
  • Passengers are only permitted if there is a proper seat.  Please note that it is against the law to allow a child under 13 to ride on or drive agricultural self-propelled machines (such as tractors).
  • Tractor drivers must have the necessary license to be legally allowed to drive the machine
  • Vehicles must be insured
  • All lights and decorations must be securely fastened to the tractors
The route – where to watch the convoy

Full details on the route the festive fleet will take coming soon! 

Passenger seat auction

Fancy riding in the passenger seat of one of the tractors in the convoy? Now’s your chance! We are auctioning off a passenger seat in one of our fleet tractors and the highest bidder will get to take part in the tractor run! The auction starts on Thursday 13th December at 6pm and will finish on Sunday  16th December at 6pm when the highest bidder will be announced.  The link to our eBay page will posted here nearer the time!

Join the Facebook group

Join the Facebook tractor run group or follow RC Baker Ltd to keep up to date with all of the latest plans for the evening.

Donate

The aim of the Tractor Run is to spread some festive cheer whilst raising funds for local charity, Katharine House Hospice.  Please support the event by…

  • making a donation via the JustGiving page
  • enjoying some refreshments at the end of the tour at Spring Hill Farm
  • or via one of the collection tins at the event
The after party

Why not come and see the fleet after their tour and enjoy a mince pie and glass of mulled wine. Everyone is invited to RC Baker Ltd’s premises from 6pm at Spring Hill Farm, Barford St Michael, OX15 0PL. It may be muddy so make sure you leave your party shoes at home and throw on some wellies!

Spread the word

We would love for you to help spread the word about the Tractor Run so we can raise as much money as possible for Katharine House Hospice. Please share our event page on Facebook and download our poster and our leaflet below to circulate to friends, family and colleagues.

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer to help with the event please get in touch. We are looking for people in the villages that the fleet will be passing to shake collection buckets.

Photo Gallery

Here are a few photos from our previous Christmas Tractor Runs
You can view them all (including ones from this year once we post them) on our Christmas Tractor Run gallery page

Christmas Tractor Run - Photo 1
Christmas Tractor Run - Photo 2
Christmas Tractor Run - Photo 3
Christmas Tractor Run - Photo 4
Christmas Tractor Run - Photo 5
Christmas Tractor Run - Photo 6 

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