Larchfield vintage rally and fun day

LAUNCH: Officers and rally officials from Larchfield Community Development Association pictured at the launch of the 2019 Family Fun Day and Vintage Rally, from left: Brian McCallister, Jim Halliday, Laurence Hooke, Patricia Halliday, Sharon McKnight with Connor and Daniel, and Elgin Greer.

LARCHFIELD Community Development Association will be celebrating ‘Farming through the Ages’ and ‘60 years of the Mini car’ at its 14th annual Vintage Rally and Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 14, on grounds (kindly granted) at 136 Windmill Road, Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6NP.

The organisers invite all vintage vehicle enthusiasts to bring along and display their carefully nurtured and restored vintage/classic vehicle, machine, car or motor cycle.

They are hoping to attract 60 Minis to celebrate 60 years of the Mini. During the afternoon there will also be a short road run.

Children’s free entertainment includes children’s arts and crafts, duck fishing, face painting, child friendly tractors, rare breeds animals, pony and trap rides, nature detectives and traditional children’s games.

For the adults activities include an exhibition on “Farming through the Ages”, threshing and baling display, Glenda’s Knits, Genelle’s Home Bakes, Handikat Krafts, Military Vehicles, Spinning, Archery, Model Aircraft Display and demo by NIF&RS.

Fresh hot and cold food served all day in Bobby’s Burger Bar and Valerie’s Catering Emporium. Music will be supplied by Trevor Dixon and Kenny Archer. Charity partners this year are Friends of MS Research QUB and Ballynahinch Counselling Services.

Vehicle registration from 10am, £10 including commemorative item and refreshments. General public admission £5 from 11am. Under 18s free. Enquiries to Brian McCallister on 07775 665951, or Patricia Halliday on 07713 257691.

This event has been supported by Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Community Festivals Fund.


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