Vin­tage ve­hi­cles help cre­ate clas­sic day out

Gloucestershire Echo - - NEWS -

THE 45th an­nual Glouces­ter­shire Vin­tage & Coun­try Ex­trav­a­ganza re­turned to South Cer­ney Air­field last week­end.

This year the show featured 1000 clas­sic cars from pre and post war, in­clud­ing more than 70 Clas­sic Amer­i­can cars, 30 vis­it­ing car clubs, 370 mo­tor­cy­cles and scoot­ers, 330 com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles ad well as 80 bi­cy­cles from 1903 - 1980 and more than 50 model air­craft to tak­ing to the skies above.

The event also paid trib­ute to Amer­i­can Pop­u­lar “big band era” mu­si­cian Ma­jor Glenn Miller to tie in with the 75th an­niver­sary of Glenn Miller per­form­ing at Cirences­ter in Au­gust 1944 shortly be­fore his dis­ap­pear­ance.

Now prepa­ra­tions have be­gun for next year.

The 46th an­nual Glouces­ter­shire Vin­tage & Coun­try Ex­trav­a­ganza will re­turn to South Cer­ney on the July 31 to Au­gust 2, 2020.

Ar­ley Smith, five, with a dis­play of Bed­ford buses

San­dra and Ray Evans with their 1961 Blue­bire Wren Con­ti­nen­tal car­a­van

Pic­tures: Anna Lyth­goe

Vis­i­tors en­joy the sights at the 45th An­nual Glouces­ter­shire Vin­tage & Coun­try Ex­trav­a­ganza

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