Woodvale Rally is off to a
Photographs by Julia Brough.
PLANS for this year's Woodvale Rally
are getting off to a flying start with the announcement that the model aircraft
will be returning to the event at Victoria Park in Southport, on 18 June 2016
and on 19 June 2016.
The Liverpool and District Model Aircraft Society (LADMAS) will
have planes flying on both days, from 10am until 4.30pm.
There will also be static models on display and flight stimulators so visitors
can fly the models on 3 TV screens. A large model Lancaster Bomber and other
jets will also be taxing twice a day and jet engines will also be running.
Andy Johnson, from LADMAS, said:- "We have been involved with the rally
for more than 40 years, After a 2 year break, we are glad to be back and hoping
to put on a good display for the public with lots to see and try out throughout
the 2 days. We will be flying a wide range of models including helicopters and
quad 'copters (drones) and electric powered planes."
The Woodvale Rally provides a fun filled, value for money weekend for all the
The always popular Crazy Bears will be there again as will the West Lancashire
Dog Display Team who will be performing twice a day.
Jema Leopold will also take to the main arena with her amazing performing
Other attractions include giant slides, craft and food marquee, giant car boot,
collectors fair, Morris dancing and numerous trade stands.
This year will also see many bands performing including Mike Byrne and the
Sunrockers, Skelmersdale Prize Brass Band and in the bar marquee there will be
music all weekend.
The longest surviving Vulcan motor car, manufactured in Southport
in 1904 and a 1907 Paterson, which has won the car section before, will also be
on display along with other classic and vintage cars, model trains and boats,
stationary engines, classic and vintage motorcycles and clubs and even more
military vehicles than ever before.
The 125 Field Company, Army Reserves of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical
Engineers (REME), a Merseyside unit which specialises in vehicle maintenance,
and much more, will also be running workshops.
Parking costs £2 at Princes Park and admission at the gate is £5 for adults, £2
for children (5 to 15) and the under 5's are free
For further information visit:-
WoodvaleRally.Com or send them an email
firstname.lastname@example.org. You van also buy tickets on the Woodvale
Rally website and also via our Mersey Reporter
You can follow the shows build up on
Facebook and on Twitter @WoodvaleRally for
latest updates. Plus please use:- '#WRSouthport2016' and let
Twitter fans know your going to attend!
Deacon Blue at Aintree
Photographs by Patrick Trollope.
THESE are some of the photographs we
took of the amazing Scottish band, Deacon Blue, on Friday, 13 May 2016. The band
was playing at the home of the World Famous Grand National racecourse, Aintree.
This was part of the Jockey Club Live Music Entertainment program.
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