ORGANISERS of a classic car heritage day are looking forward to their next event after almost 1,000 people attended their first two.
Hundreds of people have turned out to see a variety of classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, tractors and commercial vehicles at Bicester Heritage park.
The Sunday Brunch Scramble Events will now take place on a by-monthly schedule, with the next one due to happen on October 5.
Other on-site attractions included a traditional sign writer, a valeting company and rides on the hugely popular ‘Burrel’ Traction Engine.
David Elliott-Smith, of Southwold estate, Bicester, visited with his six-year-old son Rhys on Sunday.
They brought along a family heirloom – a leather fighter pilot’s helmet which made it through the Second World War.
It belonged to David’s father’s friend, who was known to the family as Uncle Victor, who flew Spitfires, Typhoons and Tempests during the war.
When David was five it was given to him to keep.
David, who is now 53, said: “We had a great time, even though the weather was trying it’s best to stop us.
“We are so privileged to have the airfield opposite us, and have it being used rather than houses built on it.
“I didn’t realise how much work had been done to the site already, and the collection of cars was fantastic.’’
- The next Sunday Brunch Scrambles will take place on October 5 and January 4, for more information visit bicesterheritage.co.uk
- Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone's contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.
Send your Letter to the Editor: What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter for publication here
11:20am Monday 28th July 2014
What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter through the blue headline above.
Our top stories
5:18pm Friday 27th March 2015
THE family of missing Oxford woman Emily Stiff have been told about the discovery of a woman's body in the Thames this afternoon.
2:44pm Friday 27th March 2015
A FORMER headteacher due to be sentenced for molesting young boys was the man found dead in the Thames on Tuesday, it has emerged today.
8:59am Friday 27th March 2015
POLICE feared there could be more victims after 10 people were last night in custody after a series of anti-slavery raids.
5:42pm Friday 27th March 2015
A man accused of burning down council offices in South Oxfordshire has been deemed fit enough to enter pleas.
Two lanes closed southbound on M40 between Thame and Watlington junctions after car hits central reservation
5:05pm Friday 27th March 2015
ONE person was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital this afternoon after a crash on the M40 closed two lanes of traffic.
4:00pm Friday 27th March 2015
TWO men accused of conspiracy to steal from a city centre jewellers have appeared in Oxford Magistrates' Court.