The Slightly Delayed Big 60th+1 Birthday Party of the Portafold (12th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering) (i.e. 2021)

Help us set a new world record at the huge 60th+1 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 time. We have a lovely 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 13th, 14th, 15th of August 2021 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.

Portafold for sale

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Portafold for sale

Post by CAB » Sun, 02 Oct 2011, 10:11 am

The Portafold that's in a post on the discussion board titled "told you it was in bad condition"...


I am going to have to re-home!

It is in bad condition. I am in no dreamworld about that, the inside polystyrene stuff has peeled off, but the roof seems in one piece that i can see, the floor is now giving way in the middle - but maybe something can be done, the windows (two side ones I can see are intact - (when hedge has died back will see the back one) I believe the side panels are ok, but there is no chassis, (we really have to keep the chassis as it is now a trailer that we use!). I can't see all of the inside at the moment as it's being used for storage, and now aware on the joints its not 100% water tight no more. (it's been erected for over 27 years)

Truth of the matter is I love this old thing, but due to some drastic life changes I need the land it stands on. I played in this as a child and my most fondist childhood memories are of this thing. I am also though not diluded and it will most likely be used as a spare roof, or something. But all I want is it to do some good. (couldn't stand it going to landfill)

(oh and if anyone found it possible to do up and ever wanted to sell it - omg id love first refusal)

Anyways, with a tear in my eye and a massive heavy heart, this well loved piece of my history is up for re-homing, I would like "something" for it... as I know its roof and side panels being intact goes along way. but will have to be taken away on a trailer or something, like i said, no chassis.

Would love also to know whatever happends to it. I was hoping to do it up myself, but now life has dealt some different cards and I need it gone as i'm never going to get around to giving it the love it deserves!

Thanks for looking.

I am in Dereham, Norfolk.
My email address is If you are interested please subject email "Interested in Portafold" as new mails get sent to junk and I can retrieve them easier if I know what they are in advance.

Thankyou. CAB

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Re: Can't believe i am doing this

Post by Admin » Fri, 15 Mar 2013, 10:29 am

As far as I'm aware this is still for sale.
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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