Border Counties Vintage Club Limited held its annual Steam
& Vintage Show at Monmouth Showground on Sunday 1st May
2005. The day was a great success with both visitors and
exhibitors numbers up on previous years.
club, in its 30th anniversary year, recently held a barbecue
to commemorate this milestone in the clubs history and
to present £2100.00 to three local charities. The charities
that have benefited from the show where the County Air
Ambulance, Swan Craft Studio Monmouth and Ross Community
Hospital, each of the representatives of the charities
received a cheque for £700.
event, which was attended by some 120 members and guest
were treated to a well organized barbecue at the Williams
Rural Heritage Museum, The Doward, with kind permission
of Derek Williams, who is one of the founder members of
the Border Counties Vintage Club Limited.
Chairman and organizing committee would like to thank
all the sponsors, organizations and helpers that made
the Show possible.
club caters for various interests ranging from classic
cars, bikes and commercial vehicles to tractors, stationary
and steam engines. We meet at The Crown Hotel, Whitchurch,
Ross-on-Wye on the 1st Wednesday of each month (no meeting
in August) and have an annual programme of talks and events,
with a monthly draw to win a cash pot of up to £25. Membership
has increased this year and anyone wishing to join the
club, can do so by either coming along to a monthly meeting,
or by calling Colin Davies on 01989 565461.
year's show is now well under way, exhibitors and traders
who wish to take part in the prestigious event can contact
the show organizer, Andy Vaughton on 01989 562602 or firstname.lastname@example.org.