I live in Staplefield. It is a small village in the middle of West Sussex
between Haywards Heath and Crawley, about 15 miles south of Gatwick Airport.
Each year for the last 52 years we have held a village funday on what used
to be known as Whit Monday (The late May Bank Holiday).
In recent years this has grown to be a rather large traditional English
Summer Fete which attracts a large number of people and for the last 6 years
has incorporated a Classic Car Show which has grown considerably in
popularity. We get great support from the local media and some specialist
Over the last few years it has been the car show organisers dream to get a
tank and a Formula 1 Car exhibiting. Last year I managed to find him two
tanks and he was thrilled to bits. This year however he has thrown down the
gauntlet regarding an F1 Car.
If you have or know anyone who has such a vehicle and would like to exhibit
it, I would love to hear from you. Age is unimportant. It could be from any
era. It would just be great to get at least one there on the day.
In the first instance you might want to email me on
removing the words car less from the address with any details or queries. I
can let you have further information on
I know that Ron (The Organiser) would also appreciate any other vehicles
that you may wish to bring so again feel free to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.