Grill-n-Chill 2015

Some of you may be aware that we help run a small local show called Grill-n-Chill which this year happens over the weekend of 18-20th September. It’s a laid back show aimed at families and friends and is open to all classic cars, not just air-cooled VW’s. Why not come join us for the weekend of just a day, you’ll have fun and make lots of new friends too.

Tickets are now available online for this years Grill-n-Chill. Those of you that can’t make it along to another show before Grill-n-Chill this September, can buy them online and save money over the on-the-gate price.

Buying tickets in advance includes FREE camping and remember, children under 15 get in free when accompanied by a ticket holding adult. What are you waiting for?

Buy 2015 Grill-n-Chill tickets on our Tickets page

Get ‘em while they’re hot, they’re lovely! We look forward to seeing you all in September.

Cool Air 10th Birthday Party

Our friends at Cool Air will be 10 years old this year and to celebrate this they’re holding another one of their sale days this coming Saturday, September 27th 2014, between 10:00 – 16:00.

What does this mean to you? 10% off everything this Saturday only, whether visit Cool Air at their shop, on the website or give them a call on 01322 335050.

Wait, there’s more. The guys will be hosting a Free BBQ for you all to stuff yourselves. Plus a 4-car driving simulator challenge with a bunch of prizes and to round the day off there’ll also be show and shine prizes handed out.

Paintscrapers will be there in force as it’s one of our local parts suppliers. Pop down, grab yourselves a bargain and say hello.

Grill-n-Chill 2014

Grill-n-Chill is only a week away and we’re all getting quite excited, well some of us are beginning to panic too. Anyway Paintscrapers will be there in force, with many club members helping out over the weekend.

This is Grill-n-Chill’s 4th year and it could be be the busiest, most chilled one so far. Organised by VW enthusiasts, Grill-n-Chill will be back at The Hop Farm in the heart of Kent. The great location is less than an hour away from London and close to the channel crossings, making it easy for our friends from mainland Europe to visit.

Deimos Air Cooled have once again kindly sponsored Grill-n-Chill, which is fast becoming a firm favourite with many people. It’s a full weekend show with great traders and some great entertainment including live music and the Cool Flo Old School BMX show-n-shine competition and display, plus access to some of the Hop Farms attractions. With many great things to entertain the whole family it’s sure to be a great weekend. but club camping must be booked in advance.

For full show details and to buy tickets visit grill-n-chill.co.uk, find it on Facebook or catch one of the Paintscrapers crew at shows throughout the year.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Kent Chilli Farm Festival 2014

What an absolute blast the weekend has been. Paintscrapers certainly got themselves noticed for all the right reasons! First, we were the only club to camp on the space reserved for club camping. This led to us have a massive amount of space and absolutely no neighbours at all. We even had our own exclusive access to some very well looked after toilets.

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July Club Meet

Yet another barnstorming club meet this month, thanks to all that turned up. Once again we packed the Danson Stables carpark out with a vast selection of quality rides. Both air and watercooled VW’s and Porsche’s were parked up. Beetles and Buses were carefully squeezed into every space available. It wasn’t just the vehicles that impressed this month, the friendly atmosphere was oozing from every corner. Hopefully all the newbee’s that turned up were made to feel welcome and will come back next month for more fun, we look forward to seeing you all again.

2014 Grill-n-Chill tickets on sale now

Organised by VW enthusiasts, Grill-n-Chill returns for its fourth year, back at The Hop Farm in the heart of Kent. This great location is less than an hour away from London and close to the channel crossings. There’s plenty of room to camp, loads of traders for you to spend your money with and many great things to entertain the whole family Grill-n-Chill is sure to be a great weekend.

For more details visit our website, find and like us on Facebook or catch one of the Paintscrapers family at other shows throughout the year.

Beautiful Budel is back

Great news that the wonderful Beautiful Budal show is back on again. For those that haven’t had the pleasure of visiting Beautiful Budal in the past this Dutch show is a fantastically laid-back show. I’ll let the  shows promoters explain more…

“With a team of enthusiasts who formerly were responsible for organizing the ‘largest Beetle event in Budel‘ we bring you “The VW Air-cooled Festival”. With the avour of Budel, we hope to bring you the true festival feel for all lovers of air-cooled Volkswagens. With new, but also old familiar festival elements, such as our famous (air-cooled) camping, family camping, showground, parts market and children’s activities, we bring you entertainment for the whole family to make that air-cooled heart beat just a little faster!”

It’s definitely worth the trip over to the Netherlands as it’s alwas such a great event. For tickets and more information visit their site beautifulbudel.nl

2014 Camper and Bus Show

Just a  brief reminder that the new Camper & Bus Show takes place at Eastnor Castle over the weekend of the 8-10 August 2014.

The show is a great opportunity for the whole family, including your dogs, to have a weekend away camping at one of the most picturesque locations in the country, whilst enjoying some great entertainment.

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Cool-Air 7th Annual Sale Day

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/coolair_post_banner.jpg” image_width=”792″ image_height=”140″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]This Saturday, 5th April, sees Cool Air hold their 7th annual sale day. If you’re looking for a deal on air-cooled VW parts then head on down to the Cool Air showroom at, Unit 4 Bilton Road, Erith, Kent DA8 2AN. Door open at  10 am and you won’t get kicked out until 4 pm. The generous team are offering 10% off everything and that includes engines, gearboxes and interiors.

Not only can you grab yourself a bargain, but there’s also a FREE BBQ and other special offers, only to be found when you turn up. Don’t need anything for your air cooled VW? Then why not use it as an excuse for a catch up with like minded  souls over a free burger…[/vc_column_text][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/CoolAirFlyer.jpg” image_width=”792″ image_height=”566″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″ link=”http://www.coolairvw.co.uk/”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Win a race pace passenger ride in an ‘Old Speed’ Racer at the Apex Festival.

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/apex2014.jpg” image_width=”792″ image_height=”369″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″]If you’re planning on visiting the VolksWorld Show at the end of the month make sure you check out the historic ’50’s Old Speed racers, up close and personal  in a period style pit lane garage exhibit. A fitting homage to the cars that raced and rallied in the 1950’s. Seeing all these cool rides in the flesh is one thing, but wouldn’t it be great to see them out on track? Well you can, just a little later in the year the old speed racers from the Volksworld Show will be driven flat out at the Apex Festival 10-11th May, Lydden Hill Race Circuit, Kent, and you could WIN a passenger ride on one of the very cars from the pit lane display!

To be in with a chance to win this fab prize all you have to do is visit the Old Speed Pitlane display or the Apex Festival Stand in the main Surrey Hall at this years Volksworld show.

And to top this all off I think these are probably the best show posters I’ve seen for a very long time.[/vc_column_text][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/apex-old-speed.png” image_width=”792″ image_height=”1000″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/apex-old-speed02.png” image_width=”792″ image_height=”1120″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/apex-old-speed03.jpg” image_width=”792″ image_height=”1123″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row]