Review of SADCASE Annual Show Sunday 29th August 2021
After months of intense work from our show committee we managed to open the show field to members and the public on Sunday. Many thanks to the team who managed to keep this event on track when so many other local car shows were cancelled this year.
Thanks again to the marshals from the Goodwood race track and those under the direction of Tony Sewell who directed vehicles to their allotted spaces. Without the marshals' participation this show could not have been put on.
Everything went to plan this year. Even the weather was kind to us with strong sunshine for most of the day bar a half an hour or so mid afternoon when rain clouds threatened but thanfully passed us over.
Members were happy to sit by their cars in a group or wander around the field and talk to the owners of so many different types of vehicles. This is why our club is so different to many.
Army vehicles, motorbikes, prestige cars were on show in addition to a huge number of cars that were manufactured and common on our roads in the 20th Century. Members were happy to discuss their motor vehicle with others with a similar hobby usually in the company of a beer or glass of wine .
We are a happy group of people at SADCASE!
We are so grateful to members taking note of our request to leave their vehicles on the field until 3.30pm. There were very few vehicles moving before this time. Those that did needed a marshal to escort them to the gate to ensure the safety of all. The show committee comprising of Tom, Alan and Chris were in evidence throughout the day in happy discussion with members and available for questions and advice on the day.
The ticketing software necessary for this years event gave members a guaranteed slot at this years event. Many tickets had been downloaded some time ago but we had been able to issue almost 30 more at the two Amberley events in July and August.
Food and drink stalls were busy providing breakfast and lunch.
The queue for the Vintage ice cream van appeared full throughout the event but waiting times were not too long. The beer tent offered a number of alcoholic beers and wines as well as soft drinks, all with a smile. Great tasting hot dogs, burgers, teas, coffees and more were available at the far end of the field.
Storrington residents were able to attend an event in Mill Road on Saturday afternoon and a busy car boot show on Monday morning. Sadcase members considered our event on Sunday to be well attended and memorable top billing the Bank Holiday weekend!
We look forward to next year when we can invite more vehicles, more stalls and invite a DJ to encourage everybody to get into the party mood.
Many thanks to all that attended .
Roll on 2022