classic cars taking part in vintage vehicle run today
170 classic cars will be taking part in a fundraising vintage
vehicle run through the Burnham-On-Sea area today (Sunday, April
Brimar Vintage and Classic Car Run will start at Sanders Garden
World in Brent Knoll and is being held to raise money for Childrens
Hospice South West (CHSW).
vehicles will be on show in the car park from 10am until 11.45am
before they set off in mass for Weston.
El-Mahdi, Deputy Manager of the garden centre, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We are delighted that the Brimar Vintage & Classic Car
Run will be coming to the garden centre."
hope as many people as possible attend to see the variety of cars
on display and help raise money for a very worthy cause."
the display of cars, the event will be started by Michelle Michael,
co-owner of Weston Pier, at 11.45am.
vehicles will travel to Weston, where they will be displayed on
The Lawns from 12.30pm until 4pm.
Mary Curtis and her husband Brian, from Street, say this year's
event is the bigger than ever.
said: "Last year the car display raised £4,442.36 for
event is much larger this year and we hope to raise even more
money for the charity."
have more than 170 classic and vintage cars taking part in the
run. Every penny from the event will go towards CHSW, a wonderful
Some of the cars due to take part include (from top) a 1928 Star
Sunshine Saloon, a 1973 Trumph TR6 and a 1970 Morris 1000