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Volkswagen Camper and Commercial

Volkswagen Camper and Commercial

No. 150

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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Jazz Publishing
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welcome Email Address Editor, VW Camper & Commercial, Jazz Publishing The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJ Welcome to the 150th Wedition of VW Camper and Commercial! That makes eighteen years of celebrating the VW Bus in all its forms, thanks to you all for supporting us over the years! Print is alive and kicking! This month’s Welcome image, Sofie in Stockholm, features the oldest known bus still driving on the roads today, a Panel Van built five months into production on August 5th 1950 on chassis 20-001880, meaning it will soon be celebrating its seventieth birthday! Fully restored to original factory condition by Tonny Larsen, it now has pride of place in VW’s Oldtimer Collection. We have a veritable cornucopia of buses for you this month, from pristine stock to custom hybrid!…

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volkswagen camper and commercial

EDITOR David Eccles ASSISTANT EDITOR Dave Richards DESIGNER Sarah Barnes CREATIVE MANAGER David Gamble PRODUCTION MANAGER Justine Hart SALES & EVENTS DIRECTOR Shelley Bond 01244 881888 ADVERTISING SALES Karen Hall 01244 886027 CREDIT CONTROL Dee Lewis 01244 886009 ADMINISTRATION Jan Schofield 01244 886019 MANAGING DIRECTOR Stuart Mears DISTRIBUTION Susan Saunders 0207 4294073…

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street sleeper

He has spent his whole life working as a professional musician, and is presently engaged as Cruise Director onboard a Luxury Cruise vessel. When he manages to take some time off from the ships, he spends most of his time in Southern California and, for a long time, he owned a 1981 VW Westfalia camper which was used for both travel and camping. “One day, a good friend and fellow musician, who used to drive and maintain a VW bus back in college, showed me a picture of what he firmly believed was the ultimate VW bus: a Deluxe 23 window Samba… I immediately fell in love and was hooked, and so began my search for the Holy Grail of Volkswagen buses. It took some time, but eventually, in 2011, fortune…

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news and products

Got any goodies you want to show us? All submissions are gratefully received. Be it news, an event, new products… we’ll do our very best to let everybody else know about it too. Email, or if you want to be traditional about the whole affair: Address Editor, VW Camper & Commercial, Jazz Publishing The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJ SOTO Pocket Torch The ability to start a fire with a bow drill or by rubbing sticks is a cool skill to have, but not an essential one and it all becomes a bit pointless when faced with something like Soto’s Pocket Torch. Simply insert a cheap, rectangular disposable lighter into the base of the Pocket Torch and you have a fire starter that is wind resistant, reaches up to 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit,…

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show diary

APRIL - 2020 4th / 5th April DUB SHED Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland 5th April RAD SUNDAY SWAPMEET Runnymede Hall, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TF 9th / 13th April CAMPERFEST Roodee Racecourse, Chester 10th / 13th April WONDERLAND 2 - THE DUBBERS OF OZ Chillington Hall, Brewood, Wolverhampton, WV8 1RE 12th / 13th April EGG TIME Tilburg, Netherlands 17th / 19th April SPRING VW FESTIVAL STONEHENGE Stonehenge campsite 17th / 19th April VEE DUB FAMILY 5TH BIRTHDAY BIG CAMP OUT Unity Farm Brean, TA8 2 Brean, Somerset 17th / 19th April VINTAGE AT ZANDVOORT Zandvoort, Netherlands 19th April ELSECAR AT THE RACES Doncaster Racecourse 24th / 26th April DUBS AT THE MILL 2020 Haselbury Mill. near Crewkerne, Somerset 24th / 26th April SPRING CAMP The River Dart Country Park 24th / 26th April TECHENDERS Victoria Farm, Lutterworth, LE17 5AU For full listings visit Please check details/dates with organisers before setting off! If you have a show and want it listed please contact:…

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upcoming shows

Win! VDub at the Pub 26th-28th June. This June, the festival celebrates its 12th anniversary complete with camping, Volkswagens and great music set alongside the beautiful River Stour, on the outskirts of Wimborne Minster in Dorset. For 2020, in addition to the eponymous ‘Pub’ Stage in its traditional canvas marquee, there will be a new ‘Riverside Acoustic’ Stage under a huge tipi and an expanded ‘Dorset Goes Vintage’ Stage that will feature music from the 1940’s and 50’s, a Barn Dance and a little surprise. You can get your hair done 40’s style by Pearl’s Pinup Parlour before riding out on the Wimborne Vintage Cycle Ride on Saturday afternoon. It’s a jolly jaunt through the country lanes of Dorset, with a stop at The Anchor pub for refreshments, followed by a traditional Cream Tea…