Mighty Dub Fest - 15/06/2012 to 17/06/2012
Mighty Dub Fest returns for its third year and is going to take place in Druridge Bay country park, Northumberland. Big show of the best kept cars and campers the North has ever seen. Adult Weekend camping adults just £25 in advance and children under 5 are just £5 each with younger ones going free. Full program of entertainment with many bands throughout the weekend. VW show with a beach BBQs and dogs very welcome. Find out more and have a chance to win one of 5 family weekend passes to the show including camping
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Isle of Wight Walking Festival - 05/05/2012 to 20/05/2012
The Isle of Wight is fast becoming the walking spot for the South. The island has miles of well-maintained footpaths that offer a pleasant and peaceful stroll through the countryside and coast. There are many organised walks to take part in, dependent on your ability and the walks include Ghost Walks, Fossil Searching and many more.
an West - 11/05/2012 to 13/05/2012
an West - 11/05/2012 to 13/05/2012
All the classic and new VW vans return to Warren Farm Holiday Park, Brean and Somerset. The event offers a trade arena with VW parts and accessories, fashion, camping goods, tech displays, special van displays and experts plus purpose built off road track. It is where Wally weekend with kid’s fun is and games, fancy dress parade, free workshops, kite and poi displays and Funfair. With two great nights of entertainment, live bands and our very own Van-X Factor. The Sunday cruise, beach parade and BBQ.
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Newark and Nottinghamshire County Show - 12/05/2012 to 13/05/2012
Great ready for an exciting and entertaining show at the Newark and Nottinghamshire County Show held at The County Showground, Winthorpe. Shop around hundreds of trade and craft stools, expect International Show jumping, a parade of hounds and much more. For further info and tickets contact 01636 702627
Bearded Theory - 18/05/2012 to 20/05/2012
Derbyshire’s biggest family music festival.
Bearded Theory is a non corporate family festival set in the iconic grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.
Beards are not compulsory but we will be attempting to break the World Record for the most amounts of people wearing fancy dress beards!
Royal Welsh Smallholder and Garden Festival - 19/05/2012 to 20/05/2012
There will be a show of livestock including cattle, sheep, and pigs, …dairy, pygmy and Angora goats galore, and a good selection of implements that would be of interest to smallholders and gardeners alike on the numerous and varied trade stands. You will also be spoilt for choice if you are looking for plants and shrubs, and there will always be willing experts on hand to offer advice. Onsite camping is also available, for further information and booking details, contact Davina Rees on 01982 553683
The Shropshire Truck Show - 19/05/2012 to 20/05/2012
Hundreds of trucks, the latest trucks and truck accessories, commercial trade stand area – See the latest trucks and truck accessories, many show offers, live Arena with family entertainment, general trade stands and children’s entertainment, family-Friendly Camping. Call the box office on 01775 723723
Chelsea Flower Show - 22/05/2012 to 26/05/2012
You can marvel at dozens of gardens - from the large Show Gardens inspired by the world's best known garden designers, to the Courtyard, Chic and City Gardens created by members of small clubs and societies and individuals.
Europa Rally - 24/05/2012 to 28/05/2012
The 51st Europa Rally will be organised by Les Campeurs d’Alsace Franche-Comtė Lorraine, between 24-28 May 2012, at Camping Le Lac des Varennes in the Sarthe Region of France at Marçon, the heart of the Loire valley. The first Europa Rally was held in Luxembourg in 1961 and, since then, has been hosted by a different camping and caravanning club in Europe each year and, in its history, has taken place in a total of 13 different countries.
Volksfling at Biggar! - 25/05/2012 to 27/05/2012
Due to the good behaviour last year from most we are back again! Much of the tried and tested format of the show will be there along with some new ideas, a greater range of evening entertainment and some new day time events and activities to keep the masses entertained.
The show will be at the same venue in the picturesque Scottish Borders on the outskirts of Biggar, with easy access off the M74 for visitors from North and South. For more information call Ian Evans on 07780691301or log on to our forum to have your say on what you'd like to see included in the show.
Southend Airshow - 26/05/2012 to 27/05/2012
Don’t miss the spectacular Southend Airshow with fantastic displays from all the favourites including the world-famous Red Arrows, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Harrier, Tornado and Hawk displays. But that is not all, there are many more delights in store including the Essex FM Road show. Flying times for both days are 1.30 – 5.30pm with a street party on the Sunday between 6 and 10pm ending with a firework display. For more information contact the Airshow hotline on 01702 390333.
Sounds of the 60s - 26/05/2012 to 27/05/2012
Sounds of the 60s weekend with East Anglia’s Premier 60s band 'The 6TS' at The Granary Theatre Wells Next the Sea.
Tickets £8 loads of Caravan and Camp sites within walking distance. This is going to be a great weekend of 60s music with authentic look and performing the songs just as you remember them. Guaranteed to get everyone singing along and dancing in the aisles. Limited seating so call now to reserve your ticket 07986 171487
The Jubilee Air Show - Duxford - 27/05/2012 to 27/05/2012
Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in style, The Jubilee Air Show brings together historic and contemporary aircraft from the past 60 years and beyond. Enjoy a fantastic flying display fit for royalty.
Run to the Sun - 01/06/2012 to 04/06/2012
Run to the Sun has been running for nearly 20 years now and has grown into the largest Custom Car and VW festival since its conception. This year it is being held at Trevelgue Holiday Park in Newquay. Outside will be an amazing display of custom cars and VW's whilst for the complete clubbing experience with the biggest names in the DJ industry, laser shows, stilt walkers, dancers, trapeze artists - it's all under one roof!
Glastonbudget - 01/06/2012 to 03/06/2012
The original and best tribute festival.
Free Camping inc. Caravans & Mobile Homes, Free Parking, No Booking Fees
BEWARE OF IMMITATIONS
Osfest - 01/06/2012 to 04/06/2012
Osfest is going into its 3rd year as Oswestrys pop festival, and this year will be taking place over the Bank Holiday Weekend Fri 1st June to Mon 4th June 2012.
Last year saw huge acts including Example, The Feeling and the Boomtown Rats, and this year is set to be even bigger, with an orchestra on the Friday in celebration of the Queens Diamond Jubilee. Get your tent out & come for camping trip with a twist, for all the family! For tickets and more info, please visit our website.
Just Kampers Open Day - 02/06/2012 to 03/06/2012
It’s open house again at our rural Hampshire HQ and this year you’ll notice a big difference in our big day out, with more attractions, more fun, more money-saving opportunities and more of what we can do for you and your camper – as well as your family. More of everything, in fact.
Topping this year’s menu, we’ve got TV cook Martin Dorey of BBC’s ‘One Man and His Camper Van’ fame who’ll be demonstrating the art of campervan cuisine and giving his hot tips for al fresco specialities. ‘Eating out’ may never be the same again.
Ideal Home Show, Scotland - 02/06/2012 to 05/06/2012
The Annual Ideal Home Show, Scotland held at the SECC in Glasgow is the must see event, Running for 3 days this is a great day out for anyone wanting to improve their homes. There is hands-on advice from the experts, stunning displays to capture the imagination, great ideas, bags of shopping, 200 exhibitors plus much more.
The Pickering 60s Festival - 07/06/2012 to 09/06/2012
Pickering 60s Festival is a free annual event held in the small market town of Pickering, North Yorkshire. The Pickering 60s Festival event is held over 2 days of which the main attraction is live sixties music from both headline and local bands. Other activities include a parade of classic sixties vehicles, fancy dress, period hairstyling, memorabilia stalls, kiddies rides and much more.
Chichester Cathedral Festival of Flowers - 07/06/2012 to 09/06/2012
Come to Chichester Cathedral Festival of Flowers and see 50,000 flowers transformed into gardens and displays interpreting our theme this year which is British books. Entry is just £9.00 and the Cathedral is open from 10 am to 6.00pm Further information 01243 812480 or visit our website.
Deva Dubs N Rods Show - 08/06/2012 to 10/06/2012
Deva Dubs n Rods is one of the most chilled out, laid back, warm and usually sunny car shows in the UK, it attracts a fantastic range of Volkswagen (both air and watercooled) and Hot Rod / American custom show cars. The venue at Shrewsbury Showground is an 80 acre greenfield site which during the second weekend of each June comes alive with a show packed full of family and car related activities!
Country and Western Weekend - 08/06/2012 to 10/06/2012
Riverside caravan and camping park near South Molton, North Devon are holding their first country and western weekend
8th June 2012 Devon Rodeo Man - 9th June 2012 Curtis Brothers -10th June 2012 Dean Austen
Rockness - 08/06/2012 to 10/06/2012
It takes place from the 8th -10th June, 2012 in the village of Dores, close to Inverness in the Scottish Highlands and with an undisputed atmosphere found nowhere else, it is set to be the festival of the year!
Heritage Bristol Volkswagen Weekend - 08/06/2012 to 10/06/2012
The West’s premier VW family camping is event back. This show gives you all generations of Volkswagen with some of the best individual and club displays you’ll see. A huge trade arena with VW parts, accessories, camping goods plus huge auto jumble. On site tech experts and demos including servicing & diagnostics. Kid’s zone includes fun and games for all ages with craft workshops, competitions, puppet shows, plus live music, dog show and farm friends. Local urban street art, bus bombing, BMX ramp.
LGCCVCCClub Picnic - 09/06/2012 to 09/06/2012
The venue is Kent’s Close, Fairclough Hall Farm Halls Green, Weston, Herts, SG4 7DP. There is no need to pre-book, just turn up on the day with your classic or vintage vehicle and pay the entry fee on the gate. Bring your picnic and enjoy an afternoon in the company of fellow enthusiasts. The event will finish at 5pm. There will be a very entertaining band playing during the afternoon, a well stocked bar, and a variety of trade stands
Stapleford Steam and Real Ale Festival - 09/06/2012 to 10/06/2012
Gates open 10-00 till 17-00 each day £5 per Adult or £3 Child 5-16
(Children under 5 free)
(Note small additional charges for train rides)
Camping available in the historic parkland at the event at the Stapleford Miniature Railway. £25 family pitch inc admission both days Night time licensed bar and catering
LE14 2SF just over the border from historic Rutland
The Cambridgeshire County Show - 10/06/2012 to 10/06/2012
Held at Wimpole and features will include traditional crafts, livestock, food hall, rural crafts and displays, vintage tractors, fairground, children’s corner and ring events plus much more.
There will be a great variety of trade stands, from country clothing, agricultural dealers, garden equipment and furniture, plants and shrubs, to wrought iron work and activity toys. The show works hard to attract different trade stands to appeal to all ages and mixed interests.
Scottish Caravan Camping Show - 15/06/2012 to 16/06/2012
This major event will showcase the latest equipment on the market and offer the best ideas on how to enjoy the great outdoors.
Whether you just want a pop-up tent for a summer festival or are into serious caravanning, this is the event for you. Held at the Thainstone Centre near Aberdeen
The Midsummer Motorhome and Caravan Show - A Great Escape - 15/06/2012 to 17/06/2012
From a variety of new and pre-owned motorhomes to a plethora of accessories, gifts, garden furniture and much more, there is something to suit every taste and budget. With 2 open air concerts, this looks set to be a great event
Annual Vintage Vehicle Rally, Oswestry - 16/06/2012 to 17/06/2012
Held at the Oswestry Showground, Oswestry, Shropshire and organised by the Clwyd Veteran and Vintage Machinery Society Ltd
Exhibits include Steam and Miniature Engines; Tractors; Horticultural and Garden Machinery; Commercial and Military Vehicles; Collections, Vintage Cars; Vintage Motorcycles; Model Hall, Pedal Cycles; Craft Hall; Organs; Stationary Engines; Heavy Horses, Miniature Railway.
Facilities include: Fairground, Autojumble, Trade Stands, Catering, Licensed Bar, Disabled Parking, Saturday Evening Entertainment (exhibitors only).
For all enquiries please contact 01978 757646
Weston Park Model Air Show - 16/06/2012 to 17/06/2012
The weekend organised by the Wrekin model flying club returning to Weston Park for the Weston Park International Model Air Show set in 1000 acres of park land. Once again the emphasis of the show will be making the show a day out for the whole family. Over 10000 visitors where entertained in previous years has been described by many people as the best flying display of the year. All the traders that attended (over 100) had a successful weekend and all have said they will be back. Camping is also available on site.
Bike Week - 16/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
Over 1,000 events were registered for Bike Week 2011 and Bike2Work, making last year's annual 'celebration of cycling' one of the biggest ever! Thanks to all local event organisers and participants. To find out more about this year’s events and how you can help raise money for Cancer Research UK
Royal Ascot - 19/06/2012 to 23/06/2012
There are few sporting venues that can match the rich heritage and history of Ascot Racecourse. For almost 250 years, Royal Ascot has established itself as a national institution and the centrepiece of the British social calendar as well as being the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world.
Tradition, pageantry, fashion and style all meet in a glorious setting at one of the most beautiful racecourses in the country. The quality of the horseracing at Royal Ascot is simply outstanding, with nearly £4 million in prize money on offer and a total of eighteen ‘Group’ races over the five days.
Isle of Wight Festival - 22/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
The Isle of Wight Festival is two weeks of music spread across the Isle of Wight which will cover all musical genres, including a superb 3 day rock concert.
Tickets will be available soon, so wait to book up and bring back the magic of the 60's and 70's and relive the awesome Isle of Wight Festival. Read our report on the 2004 festival!
Dubbing in Dorset - 22/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
A charity VW show, that’s a fun filled weekend for all the family. Fun day for all the family.....
All the normal side stalls with lots of VW traders.
•African drum lessons
•VW Show & Shine
Hatton Camping Weekends - 22/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
Bring the family for a weekend of camping and farmyard fun, with a full programme of entertainment and events ALL included in the price.
Restaurant and Farm Shop on site. FREE entry to Hatton Farm Village, enjoy the farm animals, adventure play and fun fair rides, also includes FREE entry into Snorty’s Bouncing Barnyard indoor play area.
Upton Jazz Festival - 22/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
Nestling beneath the Malvern Hills, you can be sure of a weekend of great music, fun and good company. Moor your boat, park your van or pitch your tent on our campsite beside the River Severn in beautiful Worcestershire and walk to the Jazz. This year we are presenting our usual traditional mix of New Orleans to Dixieland, augmented by more mainstream, modern and swing styles.
RAF Musical Salute to the Queen's Jubilee - 23/06/2012 to 23/06/2012
HM the Queen has strong links with the Royal Air Force with many of her family holding both honorary and serving ranks. Loseley Park in Guildford, Surrey offers the perfect setting for the celebration of HM Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
This RAF concert will look at those links using music, aircraft, video and special effects as we celebrate 60 years of "Royal" association with the Royal Air Force.
Banbury Steam Rally at Bloxham - 23/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
The Banbury Rally promises to be the best yet with loads of exhibitions, displays and events for everyone. Not just for Steam fanatics (although there are more than a few of us about!) we have Arts and Crafts, a Farmer’s Market and events to keep the kids amused.
Whatever your family is into, you can be sure that they’ll all find something to enjoy at the 2011 Banbury Rally!
Muck Shifting Event - 23/06/2012 to 24/06/2012
The Wrongs Sibbertoft, Lutterworth, Leicestershire. LE16 9UJ Tel: 07831 275758
Earthmoving machinery will work all weekend re-arranging the 4x4 track in a disused quarry.
The site provided by Avalanche gives brilliant spectator viewing.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships - 25/06/2012 to 08/07/2012
The weather may not hold out, but hey when does it? But whatever happens this two week tennis event promises great tennis, plenty of strawberries and ice cream and not forgetting centre court action.
For tickets contact 020 8644 1066
Glastonbury Festival 2013 - 26/06/2012 to 30/06/2012
The gates are expected to open at 9am on 26 June for the 2013 Glastonbury Festival. You can expect about 2,000 performances at 25 or so venues over the weekend.
Henley Royal Regatta - 27/06/2012 to 01/07/2012
With 19 events in total you can expect up to 100 rowing races in the 5 day regatta. With the regatta first being in 1839 and held annual since, except the two World Wars, you can expect plenty of knockout races over the first four days with the finals and semi finals raced on the final day. You can phone for further information on
Tel: 01491 572 153
VolksPower 2012 - 29/06/2012 to 01/07/2012
The show taking place once again at Redcar Rugby Club. Live music, show and shine, kids disco, kid’s rides, on site pub, catering, trade stalls and more
Dial Post Traction Engine Rally - 30/06/2012 to 01/07/2012
Held at the West Sussex Showground, Dialpost
On View At The Rally: Steam Vehicles, Working Exhibits, Vintage Vehicles, Tractors, Old Time Fun-Fair, Stalls, Auto Jumble, Refreshments, Real Ale Licensed Bar, And much more… A fun filled day out for all the family