Jan 22 2013

Dub Aid 2013

Posted by volkszone

Those of you who can remember the mid-1980’s will of course remember ‘Live Aid’, the charity concert which had some of the top bands in the world at the time coming together to raise money for African famine victims.

Those of you in the Volkswagen scene who can remember 2011 should also remember the first ‘Dub Aid’, nowhere near on the same scale as ‘Live Aid’ but a similar idea, putting on a VW show with great live music to raise money for charity.


The idea came about from a simple discussion thread on Volkszone.com where an idea was banded about to have a charity cruise to show support for the troops repatriating from overseas conflicts to the town of Royal Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire.

Within a few months a team of volunteers had put together not just a cruise but a whole weekend of entertainment, camping, a show and shine and much more, all set in the grounds of Castle Combe Race Circuit near Chippenham.

The event was a huge success with over £9,000 raised which was donated to several charities but the main beneficiary was Help For Heroes.

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