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Volkswagen Camper and CommercialVolkswagen Camper and Commercial

Volkswagen Camper and Commercial 115

Founded back in 2000 VW Camper and Commercial is the original VW Bus magazine out there. Written by approachable, passionate bus owners, it has an established reputation for quality writing, drawing on a wide knowledge base, and for bringing together some of the best and most inspiring buses from around the world.

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Email editor@volkswagencamper.co.ukAddress Editor, VW Camper & Commercial,Jazz Publishing The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJwww.volkswagencamper.co.ukThe perfect shop truck: Mike Rutherford’s 62 Single CabI am writing this on the first day of Spring (which will have well and truly sprung by the time you actually read this) – the sky is blue, the birds are singing, the trees are coming into blossom, the tulips and daffodils are bringing much needed splashes of colour after a drab, grey winter – so why am I not out in the bus enjoying it all? PAUSE…I am now continuing this on the second day of Spring, having decided yesterday sod work, and blatting off in the Cali to Coombe Abbey Park to watch the herons and get a dose of Vitamin D instead! Just…

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’57 heaven

Luxury 1950s style – even a full width dash!Chestnut Brown over Sealing Wax Red paint scheme recalls the classic luxury cars of the 30s.The rear corner windows are what make the early Deluxes so distinctive. Note also the 55- 57 only single brake light; combined tail/ brake lights were introduced in 1958 for US models.After the drab and austere war post war years, in the Fifties two tone paint and shiny chrome had a resurgence of interest, notably for extravagant luxury cars in the USA. Two colour cars brought brightness into people’s lives and were a sign of increasing affluence and a classy status symbol – a symbol of better times.This stunning example was built in January 1957, finished in the distinctive and classic Chestnut Brown over Sealing Wax Red…

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news and products

Let There Be LightJK’s Flexible Reading Light J41411Most of us could use a little extra light in our campers, and this is such a good way of getting it. This new black aluminium LED Reading Light (a silver version is also available) has 12 bright LED bulbs and a flexible neck that you can angle around. The best bit, though, is that you can charge up to two mobile devices or tablets through the integrated USB ports. It also features a three position switch for 100% light, 50% light, and off settings, and is supplied with 2 meters of lead terminated with a Loox 12 volt connector Price: £19.50For more information or to order ring 0345 121 5656 or go to www.justkampers.comDevon Aluminium Lipped Table Edge Trim & Colour InsertThis…

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show diary the months ahead

MAY*NEW EVENT19th – 21st MayVANGOLLEN BANDS AND VANS FESTIVALNew Music and VW Camper festival featuring Razorlight, The Christians, Icicle Works and more!Llangollen, Waleswww.vangollen.comJUNE2nd JuneTHE WESTEST VW FESTDews Lake Farm, Pembrokeshire, Waleswww.thewestestvwfest.simplesite.com4th JuneVW EXPO STONOR PARKHenley on Thameswww.abvwc.co.uk9th-11th JuneBRISTOL VOLKSFESTBirches Farm, Bristolwww.bristolvolksfest.co.uk9th-11th JuneALIVE & V-DUBBINHaughley Park, Suffolk, IP14 3JYwww.aliveandvdubbin.co.uk16th-18th JuneTHE BUS STOPOVERUttoxeter Racecourse, Staffswww.thebusstopover.co.uk16th-18th JuneDUBS ON THE WYERoss on Wye, HerefordshireFacebook.com/ events/163382503690871716th-18th JuneMIGHTY DUB FESTAlnwick Castle, Northumberlandwww.mightydubfest.co.uk*NEW EVENT16th-18th June NORTH DEVON DUB FESTIVALIlfracombe Holiday Parkwww.northdevondubfest.com17th-18th JuneBATTLESBRIDGE VW SHOWBattlesbridgeEssex17th-18th JuneCUMBRIA VAGWestmoreland County ShowgroundKendal , CumbriaLA7 7EEwww.cumbriavag.co.uk22nd JuneDRIVE YOUR VW TO WORK DAYGLOBALwww.ploon.nl/int-vw-day23rd-25th JuneHESSISCH VINTAGE VW SHOWHessisch Oldendorf, Germanywww.uraltkaefer.de23rd-25th JuneVDUB AT THE PUB FESTIVALWimbourne, Dorset, BH21 1EHwww.vdubatthepub.comJULY7th-9th JulyCAMPER JAMWeston Park, Shropshirewww.camperjam.comFor full listings visit www.vwshows.com Please check details/ dates with organisers before setting off! If you have a show and want it listed…

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upcoming shows

Party In The ParkSaturday 24th June; Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire LE176LZHusbands Bosworth Festival and Party in the Park is back for its 13th year on Saturday June 24th. This charity event goes from strength to strength raising money for local groups. What started off with a lone VW camper now sees them coming from far and wide, with a great mix of campers from splits and bays up to the new water cooled VWs. They have grown in numbers over the years to become a major part of this charity festival alongside the vintage and classic cars and bikes, military vehicles, tractors and the odd steam engine thrown in for good measure! Live music throughout the day and evening, beer and tea tent with refreshments available on the Saturday only. Over…

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delta lady

The deluxe trim was added on a much-regretted whim. It’s brittle and springs off at the slightest provocationPeace and quiet by UllswaterThe table is in the right place but the leg isn’t the original.Sean Kirkland is one very lucky VW enthusiast. After being knocked over by a light blue Beetle at the tender age of 10 and living to tell the tale, his Mother has always blamed his enthusiasm for VWs by saying that it was literally knocked into his head from an early age! And guess what, his first car was both a Beetle and light blue ... that is until he re-sprayed the 1300 yellow and gave it the Callook treatment. Skirmishes with other VWs followed, including a black Beetle bought specifically to ‘do up and sell’, but…