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All British Day!

Big Ben says it’s time you check out “All British Day!” 🏫🇬🇧

Never been to South Australia’s All British Day before? Well you are in for a real treat! 2018 will be its 34th time they’ve put it on, so these guys know a thing or two about putting on a Fantastic show!

Being a Sunday daytime show on February 11th, there’s no better place to hold it than the beautiful Adelaide Hills location of Euchunga, sound far away? Not at all! It’s actually only 5Mins from Hahndorf on sealed gently sweeping full bitumen roads with amazing views of nature, just take Pine Ave from the Hahndorf Main Street (Mount Barker Rd), and you won’t miss it thanks to many signs kindly set up by the Mount Barker District Council.

When you arrive from 10:30am, you’ll be greeted by a bunch of CFS volunteers in HI-VIS vests & they’ll be directing you to free parking directly across the road from the event.

Entry into the event is only $8 for Adults, $4.50 for children and if you are a family of 2 Adults & 2 Children it’s only $25.00, proceeds going to Guide Dogs SA/NT.

It’s absolutely great value, as the All British Day Committee have arranged up to 900 All British Cars & Bikes in their Year, Make & Mark across two Football Fields, this is actually the second biggest display of vehicles in South Australia next to the iconic “Bay to Birdwood”!

Think of vehicles and bikes like Aston Martin, Lotus, Bentley, Mini, Mclaren, MG, Morgan, Land Rover, Jaguar & Vauxhall, but these are not just placed in any given space when they arrive, they are all organised into their Year, Make, Model & Mark, so it’s like taking a step through British automotive history in an open air museum!

2018 will be a very special year at All British Day, it’s 70 years (Since 1948) that the “Land Rover” has been manufactured, so there will be a very impressive display of them, especially when Land Rover has been such a big part of Australia’s History!

Speaking of vehicles, one of the Gold sponsors of the event is The Solitaire Automotive Group, they’ll be bringing a large range of British cars for you to experience!

Want to ensure you have the best deal on your pride & Joy? No matter if it’s a Daily Driver, Motorbike, your Home, your contents or being a landlord is your insurance need, Shannons Insurance is a Platinum Sponsor that will be there to have a chat about protecting your prized possessions!

Time for lunch! This is a true community catered event, all the Sporting and social clubs in the region come together to put on a vast range of Food, take a look at this!
* Echunga Primary School-Hot Dogs
* Echunga Tennis Club-Cool Drinks
* Echunga RSL-Sandwiches & Rolls
* Echunga Uniting Church-BBQ, Steak Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Egg+Bacon Rolls & Sausage Sizzle.
* Euchunga Cricket Club-Strawberries & Ice Cream
* Echunga Netball Club-Homemade Cakes
* Echunga Football Club Pies, Pasties, Sausage Rolls, Hot Chips & Sausage Sizzle
* Echunga CFS Sausage Sizzle, Apricot Pies & Ice Cream

Food Trucks:
* Maxines baked potatoes
* 2 Coffee vendors
* NZ Natural Ice Cream

Spot to sit in the shade? There’s up to 5 large (6×12) marquees kindly provided for you to sit back and relax! Any you are welcome to bring your own lunch, please use any one of the bins provided near these areas.

For the kids?! Well they will most definitely be entertained by the Punch & Judy Puppet Show, there’s a face painter, and even a scale Electronic cars for them to get a taste of what it’s like to be behind the wheel! And what would a Adelaide Hills festival be without a baby farm animals display for your kids to experience!

But what about the big kids?! Well you won’t be disappointed with the traders Alley situated between the two Football Fields, there will be the guys from Horsepower Crew which will have their whole merchandise range from Stickers, Mugs, Stubby Holders, Short & Long sleeve T-Shirts, Hoodies and car seat covers for you to take a momento home from your day out, plus every $10 you spend gets you a chance in the draw to win up to $5,000 of prizes that could be anything from $55 at Subway or up to $250 at local Automotive shops around Adelaide!

There will be several book stores to pick up that Manufacturers Manual for almost any Car or Bike that existed, as well as several Scale Model Car businesses there for you to get that small model of your own car or one to claim you own one that is in that future full scale budget!

You’ll also find CodeClean Australia there, their products are used by large scale specialised manufacturers like Rolls Royce, but can be purchased in smaller easy to use applications for your own pride & joy at home!

Your shopping might be interrupted by the Morris Dancers, or even Pit stopped by observing the Air brush painting demonstrations!

Then don’t hesitate to say Hi to any one of these South Australian Small Business supporting the event:
* Collectable Classics
* Finch Restorations
* Rainsfords Collectable Cars
* Britparts
* Roof Seal
* Car craft Services
* JW Classic Car Parts
* ULX110 Motor Oil
* Adelaide Hills Panel Works
* Taffs Auto Repairs
* Vintage wiring harness

The event runs until 3pm on Sunday February 11th, so be sure to get there by lunchtime to have enough time to enjoy the excellent day they have planned for you! Assistance dogs for the disabled are welcome, however any pets are best left at home.

For more information and updates on the event, there’s a couple areas on the web to find out more:

All British Day Website:
http://www.allbritishday.com/

Horsepower Crew Facebook Event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2097629300451091/?ti=icl

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Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4

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