Summer Solstice Success

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Summer Solstice Success

On the glorious morning of Saturday 21st June, car enthusiasts gathered at Shelsley Walsh for our 1st Open Hill Climb Event. A combination of beautiful , classic vehicles and some very fast specials experienced the unique opportunity of driving the famous course and Alvis, Austin, Bentley, BMW, Jensen, Lotus, Mercedes, Porshe, Rolls Royce, Triumph were amongst some of the marques that were displayed in all their glory and full to the brim of friends and family in cavalcades up the hill.

With the luck of weather on our side, the day continued to draw in crowds right into the afternoon. Marking the longest day of the year and beginning of summer, the BBQ grills were lit up serving some lovely food, Pimms were accompanied with strawberries and mint and the 5 piece Jazz Band created a relaxing atmosphere in the courtyard. This was in contrast the vibrant, loud noises coming from the pits. Whilst the clear British sun lapped at the tyres of vintage cars, across the paddock into the orchard a wonderful driving experience could be found, Steve Gardner and his Rebel Replicas gave children the thrill of driving a scaled version of Land Rovers.
Exclamations such as “excellent” “brilliant” “thank you so much book me in for next year” and “do we have to stop” accompanied over doses of smiles!Yes we will be holding the event again next year so as places are limited book your place for up to 9 runs asap.

We would like to say a big thank you for all of those who supported this event and the money raised for St Richard’s Hospice. A huge thank you to all sponsors; Ologic, RH Insurance, Startin Honda, The Bridge at Stanford, Red5 Print and Design and Magic Car Pics, and of course The Replacement Service . A thank you to Shelsley Walsh for hosting the event and all staff that contributed to making the day run smoothly, we will see you all next year.

As Many of cars are heading over to Le Mans for the Classic 24 Hour Race we wish all a very safe journey and look forward to hearing about it soon.


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Summer Solstice 1st Hill Climb Event


Maserati_250F_Fangio-01aNew Alphabet Group on behalf of St Richard’s Hospice and other local charities invites classic car owners to an event held on Saturday 21st June at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb Venue.

This picturesque location set in the outskirts of Worcester is open especially to pre-1980’s vehicles but exceptions will be made in the discretion of the organizers. Saturday is devoted to displaying classic and vintage vehicles and driving the famous course itself. A static display enhances the presentation of these beautiful range of vehicles alongside the numerous trade stalls and entertainment guaranteed to suit all members of the family. Shelsley Walsh boasts a range of fantastic facilitates including the restaurant, which will cater throughout the day including breakfast and lunch.

Discover the history behind the racing track and restoration work. Brave a journey of the track with a Racing Driver. Enjoy a drink at the Courtyard Bar and most importantly, support the charities!

For Ticket Details and Information, Contact Victoria on 01905 330063. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information of the venue, visit www.shelsley-walsh.co.uk