What a great weekend this was! Just one shower,
hundreds of vehicles, some of them rare, thousands of visitors . . .
and no show- related incidents. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
sent a Lancaster on Saturday and a Spitfire on Sunday to thrill the
crowds. We had various media attending, including TV crews and The Sun. The
silver rose bowl for Best in Show was awarded to Philip Smith's
immaculate White M3 Half Track, which he drove to the show from
neighbouring Bedfordshire. Area treasurer and show co-organiser Peter
Hamblin, who has now emigrated to Somerset, was surprised during the
Saturday night 1940s dance with a presentation of an MP's night stick
and four star general's helmet!
Peter Hamblin (left) receives thank-you gifts from area chairman Gary Stock
Pictures below by area member Tim Cross (more pictures welcome via the web editor, see contact page)
Impressive bangs and smoke in the arena.
Free tea, coffee and biscuits were available to all MVT members through- out the show
The mounted First World War re-enact- ment group, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY), were one of the highlights of the show
This FANY horse- drawn ambul- ance stated life as a bread van. It's more than 100 years old
Radio controlled models were stunning
If only we could get a real Tiger...
Why? Because it can...
Our arena security patrol was not to be messed with!