Braintree and Bocking Classic Car Show returns for 2022 | Gazette – Daily Gazette

HUNDREDS of car and bike enthusiasts were out in force as an annual event made its return.

The Braintree plus Bocking Vehicle Show was back for 2022 at the town’s public gardens to the delight of many.

Gazette: CLASSIC CARS: There were hundreds of cars on display CLASSIC CARS: There were hundreds of cars on display

Gazette: TWO WHEELS: The Braintree and Witham Classic Motorcycle Club were in attendance TWO WHEELS: The particular Braintree and Witham Classic Motorcycle Club were in attendance

Attendees had been treated to live music, stalls plus catering outlets, as well as 140 classic vehicles and bikes.

The best car in show award was handed to father and son Alan and Gary Dines for their restoration associated with a 1963 Austin Healey Sprite.

Gazette: BEST IN SHOW: Gary and Alan Dines restored a 1963 Austin Healey Sprite BEST IN SHOW: Gary plus Alan Dines restored a 1963 Austin Healey Sprite

Gary said: “Dad has worked with cars most of his life and once retired has restored and shown a couple of vehicles to keep busy.

“I has been keen in order to learn how to do this, so we bought this car to restore together in June 2013.

“I am very proud that all of us did all the work ourselves plus together. We are thrilled our little car was chosen as best in show. ”

Gazette: ROLL OUT: There were also army vehicles on the day ROLL OUT: There were also army vehicles on the day

Gazette: BIG VARIETY: Not all cars had four wheels BIG VARIETY: Not all cars had four wheels

The honor was presented by Suzanne Blackburn within memory of her father Les Ely who first established the particular classic car show.

She said: “The public gardens vehicle show has been something very close to my dad’s heart.

“I was honoured to be asked to give away the award for best car in display on behalf of their family. ”

Gazette: LOOK INSIDE: Cars came in all shapes and sizes LOOK INSIDE: Cars came in all shapes and sizes

Gazette: PARKED UP: Attendees loved looking at all the vehicles on display PARKED UP: Attendees loved looking in all the vehicles displayed

Organiser Georgie Butler stated: “Everyone involved with the gardens was  thrilled to see another successful car show on Sunday.

“We’d really like to thank the community with regard to their support and almost all of the particular exhibitors who chose in order to bring their own fabulous automobiles to our display. Without that support, the show wouldn’t be possible, as well as the local companies that offered the particular raffle prizes, especially considering how tough times are  for everyone.

“The fundraising day is a vital day regarding raising funds for the charity for maintaining the landscapes and towards keeping them open intended for the free enjoyment of the community. ”

Gazette: OLD SCHOOL: A classic Allis Chalmers tractor OLD SCHOOL: A classic Allis Chalmers tractor

Trustees are also looking for people to join the supporters from the gardens group.

For more information, contact trustee and treasurer George Canvin on 07778 188396 or email [email protected] com.

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