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Big Bang Camper & Bus Weekend – 27th-29th April 2012

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BIG BANG VW FESTIVAL in conjunction with
Friday 27th – Sunday 29th April 2012
Santa Pod Raceway
NN29 7XA

Big Bang VW festival in conjunction with Volksworld Camper and Bus magazine is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high-octane racing and two music arenas, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs are welcome!

Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing, music and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing! All Beetles and buses, campers and Caddies, Golfs and Ghias are welcome at the show to enjoy the Run What Ya Brung (RWYB), show & shine, Drag Racing, or simply filling the camp sites with VWs and chilling out.

VW ONLY Run What Ya Brung
Take your own VW down the strip on Saturday! Learn the basics of Drag Racing, beat your mates and test your car in a safe and legal environment. All drivers must bring a valid driving licence to sign on.

Drag Racing
Things get serious on the dragstrip on Sunday with championship drag racing from the VWDRC classes of VW Pro and VW Sportsman plus the hot rods of Super Modified, and Outlaw Anglia, along with 8.50 Bike, 9.50 Bike, Sportsman ET, Junior Dragster and Junior Drag Bike.

Show & Shine Competition (Sunday)
Got an awesome custom car, rare original or restored stunner? Whatever species of VW it is, if it looks cool, get it into the Show and Shine on Sunday. It’s free to enter and you’ll be sure to have a crowd. (VWs only – NO VAG – sorry!)

Live Music
A full line-up of brilliant party tunes and serious live music across 2 arenas. Whatever floats your boat, there’s bound to be something to make you boogie at Big Bang, including live bands and DJs. The Marquee will be open from 8pm until midnight and Fuelers Bar until 1am.

Festival Circus
This fast-moving and spectacular show features a host of circus skills like daring trapeze, amazing juggling, dazzling acrobatics and, of course, the circus clowns! (Sat & Sun.) There will also be circus workshops in between shows each day where children can have a go at activities that include Acrobatics, Unicycle, Diabolo & devil sticks, Juggling & plate spinning, Stilts & balance boards.

Live Comedy
Head to Fuelers Bar on Saturday afternoon for some top stand up comedy.

Club camping areas are available to book with discounts available on large group bookings.

Camping for all
Separate campsites for “VW Camper & Bus”, Family Camping, Club Camping, Quiet Camping and General Camping.

Kids Entertainment
There will be plenty going on for youngsters, including a kids area with face painting and ceramic workshops, kids entertainers roaming around site and even a kids disco!

Trade Village
As always there will be a huge variety of traders selling; VW parts, new and vintage clothes, festival supplies, jewellery and more! Also, check out the Pod Shops for daily essentials and Big Bang merchandise.

And loads and loads more…

For full details of this comprehensive family VW weekend and to book advance tickets please visit:



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