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      Festival of Wheels (General Public Camping) in Ipswich

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      July 31, 2020

      Friday   2:00 PM

      Felixstowe Road
      Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 8UH

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      Festival of Wheels (General Public Camping)

      Lots more to be added for the 2020 show but below is a taster of what to expect Festival of Wheels 1st – 2nd August 2020 10am – 5pm Trinity Park, Felixstowe Rd, Ipswich IP3 8UH An intoxicating mix of cars, bikes, trucks and all things motoring come together over two superb days for the Festival of Wheels. The largest event of its kind in the South-East, the Festival gathers together the east coasts rarest and most glamorous cars, bikes and trucks. The festival of wheels is a unique event created for those with a passion for motoring in general. The festival format enables visitors to enjoy a full day or weekend of motoring entertainment. What’s On (Camping Available see tickets) Monster Truck Rides STRAP YOURSELF IN…The Red Dragon Monster Ride Truck is the only tubular framed race specification ride truck in Europe with 6.5 litre Chevy V8 engine giving more torque to cater for the extra weight of carrying up to ten passengers. Suitable for people young and old as long as they are over 3 feet tall. Extreme stunt teams will be confirmed very shortly Wall of Death Welcome to the world famous Demon Drome Wall of Death. Home to death defying tricks and stunts performed on a vertical raceway! Watch daredevil riders perform the craziest of feats, inches from your very eyes as we bring you vintage thrills, chills and spills on the oldest surviving wall of death! Get lost in the nostalgia and allow your senses to indulge in the roar and smell of 1920's Indian motorcycles as the Demon Riders cheat gravity, risking life and limb for your pleasure. LOWRIDER DISPLAY (free to watch) Come and see dancing cars. BIG AMERICAN RIG DRIVING Ever wanted to drive a 10 tonne American truck now is your chance and if that's to scary you can get up in the passenger seat and just enjoy being driven. The Rockets Children’s Motorcycle Display Team (free to watch) Combining adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, this talented troupe of young boys & girls will astound you with their airborne stunts & formation riding performance. Featuring our very own club mascot “Rocket” the bear bringing this show alive with the audience. Happy’s Circus (FREE to watch) Happy’s Circus makes it’s second visit to Festival of Wheels 2019. It is a professional all human (no animals) show providing fabulous family entertainment, which appeals to both adults and children, just read their 5 star reviews on Facebook! Festival of Wheels will host four shows on both Saturday & Sunday Show times are @: 11am, 12.15, 2pm & 3.15pm There are 2 A shows & 2 B shows each day so if you miss one of the shows, you can see it at another time Performances feature illusion, aerial straps, double adagio, aerial silks, magic, spinning plates, speciality acts: (unique to Happy’s Circus), including low wire with bubbles, high-bicycle balancing and explosive fire escapology, audience participation and clowns with hilarious original material Happy’s Circus is presented in a colourful, 600 seat all-weather Big Top and seats are not pre-booked. So be there early to see amazing international acts at your preferred time. 4×4 Off-Road Passenger Experience The Suffolk land rover owners club will be in attendance both days of the show. They will be raising money for local charities at the show by giving rides in their vehicles on their mini off-road course. Off-Road Action (free to watch) Come and witness some of the quickest 2/3 wheeled vehicles with speeds of 0-60 in 2.7 seconds NO BRAKES, NO GEARS !!! and that’s just the Kids bikes. Then get up close and personal with the Bangers, V8 Stock Cars, Nascars. Racing Simulator You can experience the thrills of the racing track when you climb on board our simulator. MAIN Stage Entertainment (free to watch) LIVE BANDS DJ Crazy Nadge Other Bands TBC The Bombshells 1940s Harmony Trio Little Dubbers (Kids Fun Area)  Step into Little Dubbers magical world and go wild in our enormous Bouncy castle village. Children and adults can also enjoy a taste of what it’s like to pilot a Mini movie truck, Which will consist of 4 replica mini famous trucks for kids to drive, Donkey Rides, fun fair rides that all of the family can enjoy, face painting, kids entertainers, racing car simulator, princess appearances on Saturday and on Sunday throughout the day.(under 5s go free to the event, rides, inflatables ETC will have an additional cost). Live Wrestling (free to watch) Come and experience the explosive action first-hand. Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls..... Welcome To The War Zone!!! on throughout the weekend Smokey and the Bandit run Returns to our show for the second year running and is growing. A Spectacular Tribute To The Famous 'Smokey & The Bandit' & All Things Pontiac, Featuring A Vehicular Display & Convoy. “The Tasty” Food Fair The Festival of Wheels ‘Food Fair will be cooking up a storm.Quality food is very much part of our show, from the vintage tea rooms, to the yummy street food. At the festival of wheels you can sample the flavours of the past and the future; we also have amazing drinks on offer from the bars and stands. Show & Shine on Both Days All types of Cars / Bikes / Trucks / Vehicles are welcome, all ages, makes, models and styles, Don’t miss out go to our Register page to get the best seats in the house, so you’re at the right place at the right time. We’ve got some Amazing Trophies up for grabs. Gates to show vehicles open at 7.30 and will close at 10am so please don’t be late. Free entry for all show vehicles includes Driver and vehicle, All other passengers ( over 5 ) are £5 per person payable on the day. (Camping Available see bottom of this page) Trophy Categories are : BEST CLASSIC CAR BEST IN SHOW BEST CUSTOM CAR BEST SCOOTER BEST HOME GROWN BEST BIKE BEST MODIFIED VEHICLE BEST CAMPER BEST CLUB STAND BEST TRUCK Wheels & Deals See the latest cars, see the latest tech innovations. To the delight of our visitors on the hunt for their next car. Dealerships and manufacturers from across Suffolk will showcase their vehicles across the whole event. East Coast Mods & Rockers Choppers, Bobbers, Baggers, Trikes, Street Fighters Customs & Scooters. Whether you’re passionate about custom built homemade shed builds, to one off hand crafted monsters, this area has lots of Quality and Style. You’re sure to find everything you need and have a great day at the Show. Trade Stands & Shopping We have lots of traders on-site selling everything from vintage clothes, shoes and bags to Wheels & Tyres, wax polish to the Complete engines.  American Car Hire The Chevrolet Camaro is one of the most prestigious cars worldwide and ours serve only to prove it. These cars allow you to drive in unbeatable luxury and will turn heads no matter where you go, so come and check them out at the show. Hot Hire REAL FIREMEN, REAL FIRE ENGINE. Fully insured, fully licensed and fully converted for a extra special hire! The first fully converted Fire Engine limousine company of its kind to the Essex area. We provide hire for all occasions. What’s included in your Entry ticket price FREE to see and do : Big top circus for the whole family, Big stunt shows, 2 Bros Stunt team, Motorbike football, Bmx stunt display, Kids stunt team, Live wrestling, Massive kids area with all inflatables, Circus avago skills for the whole family, Wonder wheelers have a go bikes for the whole family, Lowriders display, Off road vehicles demo, Show vehicles from tot rods to big rigs, Live music, Kids Discos, Kids games in the main arena, Show and shine, Clubs Area, Glamping for the whole weekend Includes entry from 2pm Friday and entry into the show for both days. GLAMPING The Glamping site is set up to accommodate 200 people in 5-meter bell tents. These tents are designed for 4 people and have electric lighting and 6 plug sockets. They are carpeted and have a camp bed for each person. But you can always bring an air bed there is plenty of room. The site offers individual hot showers and toilets. Low-level lighting illuminates the site at night so you can find your way around. We also have a Beauty room with plug sockets and mirrors to help with your morning routine. If you want to chill out and chat there are plenty of picnic benches and covered areas, so you can enjoy the Suffolk countryside. Facilities Include: • Early entry to the show site (from 2pm Friday) • 2 nights stay • Entry into the show on both days for 4 people • Friday and Saturday night entertainment • Glamping is situated in its own private quiet area • 5 meter bell tent sleeping 4 people • Electric lighting and 6 plug sockets • A camp bed for each person • Individual hot showers and toilets on private site • Low level lighting for the evening • A separate Beauty room with plug sockets and mirrors • Private Picnic benches and covered areas for that early evening rest Camping for the whole weekend Includes entry from 2pm Friday and entry into the show for both days. Facilities Include Entry from 2pm friday Entry into the show on both days Entertainment friday and saturday evening Music Lighting on site Security dedicated to the site Showers & toilet blocks (fixed buildings) On site bar And great social element to any weekend !! Important Camping Rules A certain level of behaviour is required to ensure everyone enjoys camping. Security will remove anyone acting in a dangerous, aggressive or unacceptable manner. Camping from 2pm Friday until Sunday evening No car movements after 9pm No entry to main site after 9pm – Main gates will be locked and guarded Please no loud music after midnight,  you will be asked to leave if you are noisey after this time Please be considerate so we can expand this weekender experience year on year BBQ’s are allowed, but they must be ‘off the ground’, please use common sense where you place them. Open fires are not permitted Please note that for safety reasons, dirt bikes, and motorised scooters/bikes (other than for disabled users) are not permitted at this event. Fireworks and Chinese lanterns are also not permitted. By purchasing a camping ticket you are agreeing to enter into the terms mentioned above so please make sure you read them carefully

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