The Big 60th Birthday Party of the Portafold (12th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering) (i.e. 2020)

Help us set a new world record at the huge 60th birthday party!

Ironically, the current record is 59 Portafolds and Ansfolds (we set that at the 2016 Newbury Retrofestival), so we want to smash this by getting well over 70 there this year. As of last year we have a new area that will take that number of caravans and the show itself is a fantastic event that will not disappoint. There really is something for the whole family.

So put the dates 7th, 8th, 9th of August 2020 in your diary now and get those dates booked off work early. Be part of a record breaking event that will go down in history.

Show Address: Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ

Don't book direct with the show organisers, just contact me (07771544419) to get your pitch saved.

Wroughton 2008 - anyone here going?

Pictures from and chat about shows you've been to.
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demondriverdave
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Post by demondriverdave » Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 12:05 pm

I use a gazebo outside the door and there was no problem putting that up last year so a small awning should be fine.

Except ..... for the wind :shock: . Last year it was very windy (no rain though).

Looking forward to seeing you there.

I'm planning to arrive Friday evening.

Dave.

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Wroughton

Post by txfsealord » Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 10:21 pm

We're aiming to arrive Friday lunchtime-ish. And Knotty, when you see the state of the outside of our Ansfold, well, it's rough! I've had no time at all on it yet, so don't feel you'll be the only "banger" Ansfold on site.

Steve Lord

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Post by Admin » Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 10:54 pm

I'm afraid I won't be able to get there till Saturday afternoon/evening so I'm going to have to rely on you guys to find us a good area to pitch in.
Matthew
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Wanted: Any original Portafold, Ansfold or Mini-Motel brochures, adverts or magazine articles.
Also, any chassis numbers for the above caravans!

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Wroughton

Post by txfsealord » Tue, 05 Aug 2008, 8:21 pm

Hi all, it was splendid meeting so many of you at Wroughton! Shame the weather wasn't kinder, guess we can't have everything. I wish I'd paid more attention to Dave's wind-warning, I'd have followed one chap's example & tethered the 'van to the ground! Perhaps there are advantages in having (probably) the heaviest 'van. We stayed to the bitter end, packing up Monday morning in bright sunshine, still very windy though.

Must try & get the interior finished before the next event.........

Steve Lord

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