We had video crews at Beaulieu over the the weekend of 15th and 16th June filming promotional videos for Simply VW (Saturday) and the Hot Rod & Custom Drive-In Day (Sunday).
The weather was great on both days so brought the crowds out.
Over the weekend visitors and event participants were able to enjoy a range of live music, dance demonstrations by Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club, a Vintage Tea Tent and Vintage Village on both days with many other independent traders, food outlets (including ice cream vendors) all contributing to a great carnival atmosphere.
On Saturday June 16th Simply VW, sponsored by Breeze Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, got a record high 1,367 visitors (up 21% from 2017) and 537 Volkswagens (up almost 9% from 2017) were on show.
The full range of VW vehicles was on display from Beetles to Karmann Ghias, Golfs and Polos. The ever popular VW camper vans made a strong showing together with customised and personalised versions of many different models including beach buggies.
The Simply VW People’s Choice Award went to Patrick Zagrodnik, for his 1983 Golf Mk1.
Runners-up were Philip King, for his 1989 Caddy, and Clive Berry for his 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible.
Watch the video below: