Meldreth church hosts classic car show in sunshine

PUBLISHED: 15:01 08 September 2018

Robin Richardson’s 1936 Railton LST Special with a top speed of 100mph from its 4.2 litre straight 8 engine.
Picture: John Price

Robin Richardson’s 1936 Railton LST Special with a top speed of 100mph from its 4.2 litre straight 8 engine. Picture: John Price

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Crowds turned out for the 14th Meldreth Car Show at the weekend.

Sheelagh Neal with her 1952 650cc Triumph Road Racing Combination with which she has had some successes in the Classic Motorcycle Racing Club. Picture: John PriceSheelagh Neal with her 1952 650cc Triumph Road Racing Combination with which she has had some successes in the Classic Motorcycle Racing Club. Picture: John Price

Crowds turned out for the 14th Meldreth Car Show at the weekend.

The Friends of Holy Trinity Meldreth held their 14th car show. Picture: John PriceThe Friends of Holy Trinity Meldreth held their 14th car show. Picture: John Price

Fortunately the weather this year for the show – organised by the Friends of Holy Trinity Church Meldreth – was gloriously sunny so plenty came out to see the cars which graced the church yard on Sunday.

Visitors and exhibitors enjoying teas among some of the two-wheeled exhibits.Picture: John PriceVisitors and exhibitors enjoying teas among some of the two-wheeled exhibits.Picture: John Price

he eclectic mix of motors dated from 1923 to 1971 – and there was also a stunning 2010 Ferrai 458 Italia.

There was also a range of motorbikes and an interesting collection of bicycles at the church in North End.

As an added attraction three working model railway set ups drew considerable interest. Attendance was up by 50 per cent on last year – when the weather was not so good and with the sale of teas and Auto bits contributed to a record profit.

To find out more about the church, see www.meldrethchurch.org.uk`

And for more on Friends Of Holy Trinity Church, go to www.foht.org.uk.

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