Canvey Rally: Essex Rally Information

Rallies are a great resource for radio amateurs – a good place to meet other amateurs and pick up a bargain. On this site, we look at the various UK rallies, so you can decide which ones to visit. Here’s a look at one of the UK’s rallies:

Canvey Rally (Essex) Rally Information

This rally is run by the South Essex Amateur Radio Society (SEARS). It’s a popular, medium-sized rally on Canvey Island, in South Essex. It’s an indoor event, inside a local school.

  • When: Annually, Usually February
  • Admittance Price: £4 (2023) – pay on entering the building
  • Location: Cornelius Vermuyden School, Dinant Ave, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 9QS
  • Parking: Free, school car park. Can be busy at the start of the event. On-street parking nearby if car park is full
  • Catering: On-site kitchen, with bacon or sausage rolls, tea/coffee
  • More details: SEARS Canvey Rally Page

(Information correct at the time of writing, but subject to change – check with the event organisers)

Canvey Rally Videos:

Online club Essex Ham has created videos capturing the Canvey Rally. To get a feel for the event, please watch the following two videos. The 2020 video includes commentary from the BBC local radio station in Essex:

Canvey Rally Photos

Canvey Radio Rally 2020 (Courtesy Essex Ham)
Canvey Radio Rally 2020 (Courtesy Essex Ham)
Canvey Radio Rally 2020 (Courtesy Essex Ham)
Canvey Radio Rally 2020 (Courtesy Essex Ham)
Queues for the Canvey Radio Rally 2020
Queues for the Canvey Radio Rally 2020 (Courtesy Essex Ham)

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