Paintscrapers celebrate 10 years

A short message from one of the founding fathers Lee Bartle about how Paintscrapers started… 10 years ago, with the assist of Adam Plummer, and the occasional nagging from Paul Campbell, I got myself out of a vicious cycle I had got caught up in, got my arse to the Volksworld Show and met up with some old …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Kombi Life issue 5 now available

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/kombilife-banner.png” image_width=”792″ image_height=”116″ 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″]The latest issue of Kombi Life VW Magazine now available in amazing interactive digital form. What does this mean for Paintscrapers Bus Enthusiasts? An explosion of colour, graphics and interactivity. Pitstop Publishing proved it could happen with the world’s first dedicated VW & …

Volkswagen Beetle celebrates 65 years in the US

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]The first VW Beetle arrived in the United States in January 1949. Since then, more than 5.5 million Beetle models have been sold in the U.S., in three distinctive designs. Herndon, VA, January 30, 2014 – This month, the Volkswagen Beetle celebrates 65 years since it first arrived in the United …

Apex Festival needs your help

[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=”20″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]The Apex Festival has only been running for two years, but is already becoming a firm favourite. With it’s mix of layer back VW show, trade stands and track action on the famous Lydden Hill race circuit it really does offer …

Is it really the end for the VW Bay Window?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_image src=”http://paintscrapers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/last-edition-kombi.jpg” image_width=”792″ image_height=”300″ crop=”false” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”false” align=”left” margin_bottom=”40″]We guess you couldn’t have missed the coverage that the national press has given to the end of production for Volkswagen’s Bay Window Kombi. All reporting that the last model rolling off the production line on the 20th of December, 2013. …