GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 August

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GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 August

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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by White Exec » Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:57 pm

This is two stones' throws from where we used to live, fifteen years ago!
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Post by red_dwarfers » Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:25 pm

Chris, how many thousand stone throws away do you reckon you live now?!
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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by White Exec » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:36 am

Just a rather expensive one, if you want to bring a car with you!!
Do it now and again, all the same. NC500 in September....ferry booked.

Do miss the cask Abbott Ale at The Woolpack in Elstead, which was our local.
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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by red_dwarfers » Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:23 pm

G rally 2017

Tilford Rural Life Museum once again played host to the GS/A Ami rally and it was a resounding success with more classic French cars passing through the gates into the museum grounds than last year.

Many of us took up the option of free camping for the weekend which is increasingly becoming more luxurious as the years go on thanks to Anthony’s enthusiasm. Alongside the communal BBQ and gazebos we had Ikea chairs, posh lampshades with LED lights, a dart board and enough glow sticks to line a runway much to the delight of the children and big kids. How he manages to fit all that gear into the back of his GS estate we’ll never know.

Saturday we all drove over to the Spotted Cow for a mostly pizza based lunch. Chris kindly visited the evening before for quality control checks. He was pleased to confirm that the desserts were particularly tasty.

Sunday is the main rally day for us where we park in and around the historic collection of buildings that the Rural Life Centre has built up over the years. This makes for a really interesting visit as there are lots of different places to explore on site in between looking at cars and chatting to fellow enthusiasts. There is also a railway, café and bookshop on site. I still haven’t had time to see the constantly evolving museum in the 5 years that I’ve been attending.

This year we had a wide selection of classic Citroens, in addition to a large percentage of road going Gs we had a good number of DS and X models along with a Cactus (I can't get enough of those air bumps!) and a new CCC member who brought his pre-war Citroen along to the show which complemented the Traction Avant.

This year we were joined by the car booters in the morning and a selection of 40s and 50s American cars whose owners stayed for the weekend after celebrating a recent marriage in their club. People travelled great distances; a young couple drove all the way from the Netherlands in their DS just for the meeting as they enjoyed it so much last year.

Provisional dates for next year are 4-5th August 2018. Pencil it in your diary now!
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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by red_dwarfers » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:29 pm

Here is a video of the event

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And some really good professional photos from http://www.reallyloud.co.uk/. Click on the image for the rest.

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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by White Exec » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:12 am

Some superb photos there, and looks to have been a great day.
Loved that yellow sticker in the window . . . Russ, take note!
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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by russ92xmsed » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:46 pm

:lol: Yes. Very good. Will have to think about that one.
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Re: GS/A Ami rally Tilford Rural Life Centre, Farnham 5-6 Au

Post by red_dwarfers » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:54 am

I took the XM as my GSA is currently floorless!
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