Over 100 vintage vehicles visit Burnham-On-Sea during classic
vintage vehicles visited Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday evening (June
2nd) for the 19th annual Vale of Avalon Vintage Vehicle Road Run.
cars, bikes, lorries and emergency vehicles went on show in the
Pier Street car park after arriving from Glastonbury. The popular
event attracted a crowd of onlookers despite wet weather.
Mayor, Ken Smout, had the tricky job of judging them and The Mayor's
Cup for the best vehicle went to a 1951 AEC Monmouth Major III
tanker owned by Norman Haines from Gillingham. Norman told Burnham-On-Sea.com
he was "delighted and quite shocked" to have won.
Mayor said he had chosen the tanker for its uniqueness and the
quality of its upkeep.
Dennis Davey also presented the trophy for the councillors' choice
to Tim Lane from Wells, owner of a 1967 Rolls Royce.
event's organiser, Den Stone, said he was pleased with how the
event had gone. "We had a good line-up of vehicles again
this year and it was nice to have a good welcome, even if the
weather was wet," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
go to everyone who has supported us. We hope to have raised a
good sum for the Mendip Multiple Sclerosis Society."
Pictured: The classic vehicles on show in Burnham's Morrisons
car park on Saturday evening (Photos: Burnham-On-Sea.com and Mike