Baby You Can Drive My Car ( Shrule & District Vintage Club 4th Annual Show )

A friend of mine is a lover of cars (Opel mainly) and will be showcasing his Mantra at the opcoming Shrule & District Vintage Club 4th Annual Show at Castlehackett Estate, Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway this weekend. I’m going to head along, it could be a great chance to get some nice photographs. After browsing through some of my car photographs I’ve noticed that I tend go for abstract rather than the standard photos. This is because the standard photo (for many subjects) has been done a million times so trying a differnet style makes it stand out somewhat.

Link to website.
Here’s details of the show:
Saturday 9th June
The Vintage Road Run for cars will start at 4 P.M. sharp returning to the show site @ 8 P.M. where a barbeque (not free) is available.
The route of the run is as follows:
* Castlehackett House (Show site)
* Caherlistrane
* Shrule
* Glencorrib
* Cross
* Cong (15 – 30 minute stop)
* Ballinbobe
* Tuam
* Belclare (meet with the Tractors)
* Castlehackett House (Show site)
Tractors will also have a Road Run the route is: * Castlehackett House (Show site)
* Caherlistrane
* Sylane
* Tuam
* Belclare (meet with the Cars)
* Castlehackett House (Show site)

Details of events on Sunday 10th June
* All types of vintage vehicles will be on display – tractors, cars, motorbikes, commercial trucks, 4X4s, construction and industrial vehicles, fire engines and steam engines.
* There will be vintage working displays and demonstrations with threshing, block making, stone crushing, and stationary engines in operation.
* A tractor build display is planned and a substantial autojumble will be run on site.
* Other attractions include Dog show and crafts display featuring cooking, butter making, sewing, wood turning and weaving.
* There will be children’s entertainment, set dancing and live music featuring Don Stiffe, Matt Keane and many more artists.
* The Opel Vauxhall Club Ireland will be in attendance.
* The Ford Cortina Club are main feature at the show as they celebrate 50 years of the Cortina.

Show location:
Sat Nav co-ordinates are: 53.493331,-8.977633.

Post title is the title of a Beatles song ‘Baby You Can Drive My Car’.

1 Comment

  1. digital anomaly
    June 8, 2012 at 3:42 pm — Reply

    nice shot, love the notion of speed

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