REVVING UP FOR ANOTHER GREAT SHOW
Woodvale International Rally will be bigger and better than ever
before with a record number of entries already secured in all areas.
Advanced tickets sales at this stage are also up on previous years
as is campsite reservations following the success of its
re-introduction last year.
Organisers of the rally at RAF Woodvale, now in its 39th year on
August 7 and 8, have frozen the entrance price on last year and have
also arranged a lot of free entertainment to ensure visitors enjoy
an affordable weekend.
New attractions this year include the original ‘Wall of Death
Tour’, the West Lancs. Dog Display Team and inflatable orbs
- balls on water and land.
This year also marks the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Britain,
which will be commemorated with a special show. The full sized
replica Spitfire will be on display on the Saturday and the model
aircraft and military sections have also increased the size of their
This year also sees a new craft tent and food marquee and more than
200 trade stands.
The rally offers visitors a spectacle of events and activities from
its renowned Model Aero Show and Vintage and Classic Car Rally to a
colourful kite festival, Morris dancing, country market, auto jumble
and craft fair. There will also be live music and other
Peter Wood, Rally Manager, said:- "Once again the line-up for
this year’s rally provides something for all the family whether an
enthusiast, collector or for those just looking for a great day
Other highlights include motorcycles and military vehicles, model
aircraft display, the ex-Vietnam Huey helicopter, Rolls Royce,
Merlin and Griffin Aero Engine Display, model car racing, model
boats and railways, stationary engines and a car restoration
workshop. There will also be a military vehicle parade on both days
A wide range of bands will perform on both days including the Savoy
Jazz Band and Juke Box Eddys, playing hits from the 50s and 60s.
Laurel and Hardy will also be spotted around the showground.
For the younger members of the family the free attractions include
The Crazy Bears, land trains around the site and the Paper Wizard,
who creates origami animals and birds. There is also a popular
fairground and miniature train rides.
Each day the large model aircraft display will finish with the
recreation of the famous Dambuster raid with special effects and
Tickets in advance for both days are £8 for adults, £4 for children,
£7 for OAPs and £20 for a family ticket. At the gate adults tickets
cost £10, children £5, OAPs £8 and a family ticket is £25. Tickets
are valid for both days. Gates open on both days at 9am and dogs on
a lead are allowed.
For further information telephone:- 07972 543489. To download an
advance booking form or to book a camping slot (£50 for both days)
tickets are available from the Tourist Information Centre on the
corner of Lord Street and Eastbank Street in Southport.
The Rally is just a few miles from Southport with access directly
off the A565 (Liverpool to Southport) with ample free parking and a
continuous Vintage bus service to and from the event.
A must see show of