Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Sywell Classic Pistons & Props - Celebrating Classic Planes, Bikes & Cars

Celebrating classic vehicles, both on the ground and in the air!

Sywell Classic – Pistons & Props is a brand new 2 day motoring festival celebrating classic vehicles - both on the ground and in the air. Held at Northamptonshire’s Sywell Aerodrome on the 28th and 29th Sept 2013, Sywell Classic will combine classic cars, motorbikes and planes with all aspects of vintage lifestyle and entertainment.

Enjoy high octane live action, amazing aerial displays breathtaking classic vehicle displays, great family entertainment vintage and classic traders. Make sure you don’t miss any of the action by making a weekend of it by taking advantage of the excellent camping facilities.

“Sywell Classic brings together the best of all the classic motoring events in the calendar, with amazing static displays, live action both on the ground and in the air, great family entertainment and a wide range of vintage and classic traders,” Event Director Tom Siddall explains.

“The facilities at Sywell Aerodrome are superb and it has a great atmosphere with its fantastic aviation museum and art deco buildings. There couldn’t be a better venue for an event of this kind.”

Sywell Classic - Pistons & Props: 
Saturday 28th Sept: 10am til 6.30pm
Sunday 29th Sept: 10am til 5pm

Celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air!

The Racing Runway – Historic racers will provide high octane motorsport throughout the weekend. Single seaters, sports cars and saloons will battle it out on the runway to see whose vehicle still has what it takes to win.
Dragster Sprint Strip – Things get heated on the way to the runway when vintage and retro Dragsters go head to head on the 200m straight line sprint to see who really has a need for speed.
Both the Racing Runway and Sprint Strip are open to racing car and motorcycle owners and drivers who are interested in competing. To gain entry and check eligibility of the vehicle, email David Alderson
The High Flyers – Spitfires, Tiger Moths, Chipmunks, Wilga's, Be2's and Tomahawks* are just a few of the iconic planes that will take to the skies as individual owners and clubs fly into the show and landing on the grass airstrip.
Aerial Acrobatics - Breathtaking aerial displays from Hangar 11's Spitfires and the Trig Aerobatic Team throughout the weekend as well as appearance from the Breitling Wingwalkers, the World's only aerobatic formation wing walking team*.
*subject to serviceability and weather conditions

The Classic Clubs – Some of the UK’s best motoring clubs will showcase stunning marques spanning eighty years, covering classic and vintage motoring on two and four wheels. They will be joined by classic aviation clubs, who will line up alongside with their own static displays of fantastic vintage and classic planes.
Classic Car Parking – There is also a Classic Car Parking Area for members of the public wishing to bring their own classic cars to be a part of the show. Space is limited, so please click here to download your booking form.
The Live Arena – The Live Arena will host classic motoring parades, special guests, family fun and games, live entertainment and much, much more.
The Vintage Village – Browse the classic traders catering for lovers of nostalgia and the vintage lifestyle as well as the usual motoring products and services, and the popular Retro, Auto and Aero Jumbles.

Whats On - Entertainment

Musical Interludes
Enjoy live musical acts all weekend - day and night as we've lined up some fabulous musical entertainment...
Elle & the Pocket Belles, an all female harmony group, will be bringing the glamour as well as the sounds from the 40's right through to present day with their own unique interpretations of some modern hits.
The Hound Dogs, a three piece rockabilly band, are guaranteed to get things rocking as they belt out the hits from rock 'n' roll giants such as Elvis, Buddy Holly and The Stray Cats as well as their own original songs.
The Swinging Blue Jeans will make Saturday night one to remember as they perform in Hangar One at our Swinging Sixties party. Famous for such hits as Good Golly Miss Molly, You're No Good and the unforgettable Hippy Hippy Shake, the Swinging Blue Jeans are bound to have visitors rockin and rolling in the aisles.
Sounds Force Five, stars of pirate radio, TV and Liverpool's famous Cavern Club who have appeared alongside such 60's icons as Cream, Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix, will be making sure the party finishes in style on Saturday evening as they play all the hits that are bound to get the dance floor filled as campers and exhibitors join to celebrate a great weekend.

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