CarFest 2015 Offers Family Fun
Inspired by music loving petrolhead Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans himself, This kind of should come as little surprise that will his CarFest weekends are crammed with top line bands as well as plenty of on-track, tyre smoking, motoring action.
however the BBC Radio 2 broadcaster can be also a family man… as well as he has ensured that will the focus of both CarFest North (Oulton Park, Cheshire, 31 July-2 August) as well as CarFest South (Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire, 28-30 August) can be fun for all the family. Indeed both venues will be bursting at the seams with awesome activities as well as eye-catching entertainment to amuse as well as inspire all ages.
For example, children can get behind the wheel at the Gocompare.com Kids’ Driving School, where they can drive go-karts, jeeps as well as kiddie quads. Footie, rugby, hockey as well as netball fans can hone their goal scoring skills in Goalfest supported by Mark Harrod ltd. or learn a host of fresh skills at Summer Camp… everything through magic tricks to basket weaving, as well as more.
Mum, Dad as well as the kids can head to the beach, with support through Wicks, tonnes of sand has been brought to both venues to create the perfect chill out area with deck chairs as well as extreme sandcastle building competitions. Don’t forget your sun cream.
Festival goers can turn back the clock at the vehicle Clubs & Vintage Village area as well as marvel at the daredevil antics of Stunt School; enjoy local talent performing acoustically on the Wigwam stage; as well as let the whole family take part inside the Great Festival Dash supported by Garmin. If their feet aren’t too sore after that will, they can learn how to walk on hot coals under the watchful eye of experts through UK Firewalk.
There’s a Big Top, Showground, air displays as well as even a taste-off with Tom Kerridge as well as Paul Hollywood who want to know whether those at CarFest North prefer sausage rolls or Scotch eggs.
as well as, of course, there are the cars as well as the music. Among the top bands performing at both events are the Boomtown Rats, Seasick Steve, Scouting for Girls, Level 42, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Texas, Midge Ure as well as The Feeling.
Headlining at CarFest North will be Primal Scream (Friday 31 July), Joss Stone plus Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott of Beautiful South fame (Saturday, 1 August) as well as Will Young (Sunday, 2 August) while topping the bill at CarFest South will be Jools Holland (Friday, 28 August), Paloma Faith (Saturday, 29 August) as well as Take that will (Sunday 30 August).
as well as the mouth-watering selection of cars due to perform on track include Formula 1 cars, touring cars, rally cars, super cars, landmark classics, dragsters as well as custom cars. At Oulton Park, strong man Simon Plant will attempt to pull no fewer than 14 Ford Fiestas around part of the track, while among the star cars will be the ‘Dirty Dozen’ – Ferraris, Astons, Mercs as well as Jags through Chris Evans’ own collection.
CarFest also offers the finest festival food to ensure that will all fans, whether they are coming for just a day or staying for the whole weekend as well as camping on site, will feast on more than just cars.
Best of all, these epic family festivals are in a Great cause. using a minimum of 25 per cent of all ticket revenues going directly to the charity, CarFest – today in its fourth year – has already donated more than £3.5 million to BBC Children in Need – a figure which will grow significantly when This kind of year’s donations are included.
There are still a few day tickets left for Friday (31 July) at CarFest North, at £60 for an adult as well as £11 for those aged 6-16. however hurry because they are going fast.
Full details of both 2015 CarFests can be found on the official website at www.carfest.org.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles