RETRO RIDES GATHERING

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WHERE?

Shelsley Walsh
Worcestershire
Worcester
WR6 6RP

WHEN?

Sunday 20th August 2017
Clubs 8am
Public 9am
Close 5:30pm

TICKETS!

£10 in advance
£15 on the gate

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ABOUT

The Retro Rides Gathering returns again to the historic Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb in Worcestershire. As always we will bring together our mix of club stands and RWYB hillclimb action, along with invited guest cars, retro parking, trade stands, prizes and our great laid back atmosphere.

Our club stands always attract a diverse range of clubs in ever increasing numbers, this year we have even more room for them, we'll also be able to host the Retro Parking in the same field. So far we have well over a thousand retro club stand cars booked in across over seventy clubs and we expect this number to continue rising.

Guest cars are one of our favourite parts of the show, giving us the excuse to make cars we really want to see attend the show. In the past we have been the first event in the UK to bring a competing Berg Cup car to the UK from Europe and run it up the hillclimb. We've bought over mind blowing 1000bhp monsters and had rare race cars take to the hill at our events. This year we're planning even more special cars for our guest slots, so keep an eye on our facebook page for updates.

As we always say Hot Hatch to Hot Rod, Racer to Road Car, Drifter to Daily the Retro Rides Gathering blends it all together into a delicious day of car action. Sunday 20th August, don't miss it!

Please note: No dogs are allowed on site

TRACK

Through out the day the hill at Shelsley Walsh will be alive with the sound of engines, from the small to the large we'll see all sorts attempting to get to the top of the hill as quickly or smoothly as possible.

Our event is about the diversity of our scene so we like to see as many makes and types of cars represented as possible, from the full house race cars to the retro daily driver out for the weekend. If you would like to have a go at the hill the full details can be found here on our forum. Session are either morning or afternoon and we hope to get at least three runs in for everyone in either session, which we have been successful at doing the last few years.

So if you've never been on track or hillclimb before, or if you're out there every weekend doing it, drop an application in and hopefully we can add you to our selection of cars attacking the oldest operational motorsport venue in the world.

CLUBS

Clubs stands are integral to our diverse show, stand booking is now open. It is pretty simple, you tell us:
CLUB NAME
ADDRESS TO SEND PASSES
NUMBER YOU NEED (maximum of 25 passes)
Emails to gathering@retro-rides.org

We'll send you the passes before the event, you distribute them to your members, they arrive with the passes and their tickets (or buy on the gate, but it would make things easier if they bought up front), we guide them to the right place and they have a good time.

Please note that we desire club stands to be predominantly pre-95, there are plenty of shows on the events calendar for more modern cars, we love retro cars at The Gathering. This year we'll be putting stock moderns in the normal car park even with a club pass, show field for show cars please :)

Note: Car passes are not tickets, they are simply there to make sure the club area is run efficiently. Your members will still need to buy entry tickets.

TRADE

As a trade stand exhibitor you will play an invaluable part in the Gathering and form a part of the visitors' enjoyment.

Retro Rides Gathering is renowned for bringing together a diverse range of motor enthusiasts which makes it perfect for companies to sell and promote their products, whether the garage essentials, lifestyle products, or goods and services that enhance their vehicles.

Our event gives you a great opportunity to showcase a wide range products or services. It also gives you a valuable time face to face with your existing and potential customers.

  • Over 3500 car enthusiasts attending
  • Prime positioning for 2017 in central area of show to maximise footfall.

If you are ready to sign up or need a bit more info, contact us at gathering@retro-rides.org with the word Trade in the subject line.

Are you interested in making a bigger splash in the Retro Scene? We are also happy to talk about Sponsorship packages at gathering@retro-rides.org

RETRO PARKING

If you aren't part of a club but you turn up in a pre-92* car you'll be directed to our Retro Parking area that is part of the show field.

* or classic shaped Mini, or last edition Beetle, and we even let some stuff post 92 in depending on how full the field is, so bring your car, and enjoy the day.

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