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2017 MK1 Golf Annual Gathering

28/07/2017 - 30/07/2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Stratford Racecourse, Stratford-upon-Avon


For more info click http://www.vwgolfmk1.org.uk/AG2017

Now in its thirteenth year, the dedicated Annual Gathering for the MK1 Golf Owners Club is to be held at Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse. The weekend will be a gathering of the members and users of the best MK1 Golf club around, together with a variety of attractions, camping facilities, entertainment and trade stands, so we hope you have a weekend to remember. The usual attractions will be on hand. The club’s AGM for the 1500 plus paid members amongst you, the Saturday afternoon road rally (and free commemorative grille badge), a fancy dress disco on Saturday evening, followed by the main event on Sunday. Sunday will see the largest group of Mk1 Golfs displayed in the same place in the UK. Show and Shine categories will be available for entrants to display their cars in. Club merchandise will be available to buy (without postage costs!). Food stalls, a bouncy castle, auto jumble and trade stands will all be on hand to help the day pass by.

The programme of events will be as follows (subject to change).

Friday 28th July
14:00 Gates open for campers and helpers

Saturday 29th July
08:00 Gates open
10:30 – 10:45 Mk1 Golf car rally drivers brief.
10:45 – 12.00 AGM with a presentation and giveaways from Carol Nash Insurance – All paid members welcome, “have your say” see forum for agenda – please have your membership cards on hand for verification. Non-paid members can attend but not vote.
13:00 Drivers start your engines and respect the site speed limit. (At least 1/2 a tank of fuel is required)
19:00 – 00:30 Evening entertainment
Again, this year, we are holding a fancy dress party in the main hall and this years is freestyle with no particular theme.

Sunday 30th July
09:00 Gates open
09:00 Show n shine field opens. Make sure you display your judging sheet in a prominent position
11:00 Judging commences, please make sure you’re entered
14:00 The raffle is drawn – Have your ticket ready!
14:30 Peoples’ Choice Car award – stand by your favourite car
15:00 Show n Shine + awards presentations
17:00 Show closes – Start vacating the events field
17:00 – 20:00 all volunteers to help tidy the site are welcomed
21:00 Vacate field fully