The 10th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2018)

Following the huge success of the 9th International Gathering we'll be at Retrofestival again. It's a massive show now and is popular with everyone.

It's held at the Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ; on the weekend of the 10th, 11th & 12th of August 2018.

Don't book with the organisers, contact me to get your pitch saved.

Is this a Minimotel?

Pictures of your Portafold, Ansfold or Mini-Motel.
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Is this a Minimotel?

Post by Grumm » Mon, 05 Oct 2009, 8:12 pm

A friend of mine has bought this - any clues at to what it is? Minimotel, perhaps?
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Post by Admin » Tue, 06 Oct 2009, 6:32 pm

As people will know by now, I never say never when it comes to Mini-Motels, Portafolds or Ansfolds but it doesn't look like any pictures I've seen of Mini-Motels, or of it's half brother the Sussex Two-some.
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Post by bigbird » Tue, 06 Oct 2009, 6:38 pm

I'd love to have a look at the inside? especially with that skylight, but like hubby says...Where is the door??
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Post by pollythevan » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 2:26 pm

I would guess half a pint of beer, possibly Real ale or "Homebrew" on a block of wood ?!

sorry not a clue about the caravan
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Post by Grumm » Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 7:02 am

It has now been dragged out of the undergrowth and pictures of the inside will be on their way - I say inside, it sort of came apart, so not sure quite what we've got yet.............

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Post by vauxhallbitz » Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 9:32 pm

Hello,

Looks interesting! What is the pick up in front of the van?

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Post by Woodie » Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 10:19 pm

that pick-up looks suspiciosly(sorry about the spelling) like a moggy pick-up with a home made rear wooden bed

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Post by Michael » Fri, 23 Oct 2009, 5:02 pm

My mate has one of these or somthing very similar and it was called a Sherman. The ends come erect on some sort of roller system but it does not work very well and is very heavy to put up. One person could not do it on their own. Its in a bit of a state inside as all the internal partitions have rotted out (according to him as I have not seen the inside)

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Post by Grumm » Fri, 23 Oct 2009, 5:14 pm

Michael wrote:My mate has one of these or somthing very similar and it was called a sherman. The ends come erect on some sort of roller system but it does not work very well and is very heavy to put up. One person could not do it on their own. Its in a bit of a state inside as all the internal partitions have rotted out (according to him as I have not seen the inside)
This is the same - the door is on some sort of roller - still waiting for pics to arrive so that I can post them

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Post by Michael » Fri, 23 Oct 2009, 7:25 pm

I'll see if I can get some pictures next time I'm over his place and any info he has.

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