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Locations for The Polo Social (ClubPolo Show) 2017

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We're currently looking for a new location to hold our yearly 'Polo Show' - The Polo Social.

 

After speaking to billing today they've decided not to host ANY car shows, Their excuse "Developing the site for more residential caravans" and a letter is going to be sent to all the car clubs explaining this. So, have you been to a car show recently or in the past which you think would be a good location to host our show. Ideally we're looking for camping site/rally field with facilities (washing/toilets/showers) with electrical hook ups.

Please post your suggestions below:

Location:
Address:
Website:
Tel:
Email:

What shows do they host?:

 

Many thanks, and we look forward to your suggestions.

 

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dvderlm

silly billys....


Location: The Camp, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire
Address:

The Camp

Wood Lane

Ramsey

Cambridgeshire

PE26 2XB


Website: http://ramsey1940s.co.uk/hiring the venue.html
Tel: ?
Email
.ramsey1940s@gmail.com



What shows do they host:

 

"Friends of the 40s"

Germany versus Japan car show http://www.activeshows.co.uk/whats-on/gvjwhatson

 

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Le catweasel

Isnt now the perfect time to join forces with some other smaller clubs? Clublupo for example to try and make something a bit more exciting than 12 mk3s and a 6n in a field.....

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JoelMoore

Location: Squires Cafe

Address: Newthorpe Lane, Newthorpe, Leeds LS25 5LX

Website: http://www.squires-cafe.co.uk

tel: 01977 684618

email: info@squires-cafe.co.uk

they hold loads of weekly meets, leeds subaru owners club, International modified Northern England Show, Ford meet 2016 and many more. this years calendar:

http://www.squires-cafe.co.uk/whats_on_at_squires/index.asp

easy access from the A1 and have a cafe and facilities for camping on site

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Yeti
5 hours ago, Le catweasel said:

Isnt now the perfect time to join forces with some other smaller clubs? Clublupo for example to try and make something a bit more exciting than 12 mk3s and a 6n in a field.....

 

Did you go to the right place? Loads more than 13 cars at the social the rest of us went to. Think we have a full spread from a mk1 to the current model. 

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kwijibo_coupe
14 hours ago, Yeti said:

 

Did you go to the right place? Loads more than 13 cars at the social the rest of us went to. Think we have a full spread from a mk1 to the current model. 

 

Indeed, between 40 & 50 cars entered the show and shine alone and in that we had everything from a mk1 to a mk9. I also believe that we would have had a better turnout if it wasn't for the fact the dates were announced very late and people had already made plans that weekend.

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Samvw

Location: Santa Pod Raceway 

What shows do they host?: Too many to name them all.  But the main one that would seem perfect for combining polo social with would be retro show. Usually hosted early July time it would provide all of the facilities needed for the event, and also have more to offer than previous shows. Retro show 2016 was combined with the triumph club gathering which gave them their own camping area and club stand etc. If this was possible on a smaller scale for club polo it would be ideal. Retro show is aimed at older cars, but newer ones are always present every year and still fit into the show, so this would be ideal for the polo scene. 

 

http://www.retroshow.co.uk/index.html

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Christian6N

I have talked to a friend, he comes over every year to your island to the bustfest with his T4 and caravan.

 

Three Counties Showground, Great Malvern, England

 

Size of 30 footballfields he said. A proper place for such a show.

 

btw: 96 miles in the west from northampton.

 

 

cheers

 

Christian

 

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MelHiggins
On 05/10/2016 at 11:42, Christian6N said:

I have talked to a friend, he comes over every year to your island to the bustfest with his T4 and caravan.

 

Three Counties Showground, Great Malvern, England

 

Size of 30 footballfields he said. A proper place for such a show.

 

btw: 96 miles in the west from northampton.

 

 

cheers

 

Christian

 

 

Yes Malvern Showground would be fantastic - another place might be Chateau Impney, Droitwich, just off J5 on M5! Easy to get too and they have a hillclimb :) http://www.chateau-impney.com/

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nige8021

Thanks for your suggestions, we are looking into them. Currently we're awaiting a reply from Malvern Showgrounds, I'm not sure that Chateau Impney has camping facilities nothing mentioned on their site, just their expensive hotel rooms :( 

 

A lot of these large showgrounds charge mega bucks to rent their venues, one place we checked out last week wanted £1000/day + vat and another £500/day + vat for the use of the toilets !!! 

 

As bad as Billing was, there was no cost to us for using the field & facilities, they made their money on you paying the camping/Day entry fees.

 

So please keep your ideas coming and we'll see if they will take us.  

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Rane King

Santa Pod Raceway is a great site. Maybe get in with Big Bang in April or Bug Jam in July? Both VW events. Not sure how the finances would work.

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kwijibo_coupe

Thanks everyone for the suggestions.

 

Just to let everyone know we are in the process of finalising details for 2017.

 

The location and all the information you need for camping etc. will be posted up as soon as possible. 

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nige8021

We have now arranged a new venue details are in this post

There will be an updated post when the last few things are set, but the dates are good for you to book your holidays

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