Leicestershire & Warwickshire VW Owners Club have just confirmed that we have a club stand at this years show at Stanford Hall in Leicestershire on Sunday 3rd May 2020.
A pretty laid back and relaxed feeling show, there's always lots to look round and plenty of impressive VW metal from throughout the ages on display (late 40's/early 50's up to present day)
The stand is only ten spaces and I will post your pass out to you the week before, so please only put your name down if you can 100% attend!
Entrance is £12 per person (adult and children 15 and over) Dogs are allowed but must be on lead at all times
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Last week I spoke to Billing and they are reviewing the planned events on a weekly basis with regard to the information they have been given by HMG, at present there is no reason to cancel the event, we agreed to talk again in the middle of next month.
As I'm sure you can appreciate things are changing almost on a daily/hourly basis, so keep checking the news and stay safe, if there is anything that changes we will let you know ASAP
We've added a few more trophies to this year’s Polo Social Charity Show and Shine
To enter the Show and Shine see one of the members of staff floating around (normally by the Marquee) Before 10:30AM (11AM at the very latest) and we will get you signed up.
Entry is £5 but all of this money will go to charity and whatever is raised the club will match it. So even if you are not bothered about a trophy please still enter your car as the money does go to a really good cause which currently is Macmillan Cancer Support and Compton Hospice.
The Show and Shine is self-judged so the most deserving cars are decided by the people who enter (no you can't vote for your own car! 🙂 )
We also have a People’s Choice award which allows anyone attending the show to cast their vote. To get these slips also see one of the staff.
Because Racecar award
The whole weekend is a chilled out and relaxed one and this includes the Show and Shine. The whole point is to have a bit of fun and see some nice Polo's! 🙂
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After two years at Kelham Hall you asked if there was any chance to return to Billing Aquadrome, with this in mind @jonPDpolo contacted Pure Leisure HQ (Billing Aquadrome head office) after a few emails, a meeting was organised with the new event managers at Billing and in early September @jonPDpolo and myself went and met the new managers, things looked good, they were very keen to have us back, a few more emails and a draft contract was available, there were a few errors in this and some clarification needed from the new event managers and after not hearing from them, I went over to try and see them eventually after three visits I saw them and the clarifications were sorted and the contract was completed.
So we have confirmed the dates for this years Social, the weekend of 28th June - 1st July
We are returning to Billing Aquadrome 👍 🙂
The Polo Social, what is it?
The Polo Social is a social event held on 28 June ~ 01 July 2019 that is put on by Club Polo which is open to all VW Polo owners from any Club.
So, if you are part of a local club bring everyone down and grab a spot in the field.
What to Expect?
A relaxed event where you can catch up with other members, see their cars and meet new people from the club. Expect a big club meet which lasts the weekend with some beers and BBQs!
What’s going on?
Details are yet to be finalised but plans are for the club BBQ to return on the Saturday night, Show and Shine on the Sunday. We are looking to have some things going Saturday daytime.
Where is it?
The event is held at Billing Aquadrome, Northampton Billing, NN3 9DA. http://www.billingaquadrome.com/ Tel: 01524 781 453 We have held the event here for a number of years before our recent departure to Kelham Hall, and it’s an excellent venue which really suits the club’s event. There is food available on site and there are also a couple of pubs and a Fish & Chips shop in walking distance. There is also the Mini-Golf, Karting and a leisure centre with a pool.
What do you need?
If you are camping then you need the general camping gear of tent, sleeping bag, etc. If you want to clean your car up for the show and shine on the Sunday there is a cold-water supply so, bring your bucket and cleaning gear. Also bring some money but there is a cash machine by the entrance to the site.
How much does it cost and how to book?
If you are camping the rate is £21/night. A pitch is for a tent for up to 4 people, if you have extra cars they may charge you extra. If you are a paid up member there is a discounted rate see this https://www.clubpolo.co.uk/topic/357805-polo-social-2019/ To book head to http://www.billingaquadrome.com/ and click book now. Then please select Shelduck 2 as this is our field. If you are camping for just the Saturday night then its £21 per pitch. You can book this online as per above but you might not be able to select Shelduck 2. Please select another field but just pitch up in the Shelduck 2 field with the rest of us when you arrive as there will be loads of room. The day rate is £10 per car.