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This year, the 33rd 2CVGB National Meeting will be held at Cokethorpe School in Witney near Oxford, over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, 25th - 29th August. Our theme is 'Alice in Wonderland', drawing on Oxford's literary heritage....


Some news to make you grin like the Cheshire Cat...

We are pleased to announce that in 2CV-land prices for the National are staying the same (for the third year running!). This is an exciting bit of information since, with the recent rise in VAT, you are actually getting a better deal on last year’s price. Are you grinning yet?

Prices for the National

Sorry - pre-booking for this event closed on 31st July. Just turn up and pay on the gate.
For those of you who pre-booked in Salbris, your email confirmation receipts should be with you by Friday 19th August. If you have not heard anything by then, please get in touch with Vanessa Harrison (details below).

On the gate:
Members: £30 | Non-members: £35 | Dogs*: £1.50
Day visitors £10

Children under 18 are free of charge with a paying adult.
N.B. 17 year olds driving a car are charged as Adults.
*Dogs MUST be accompanied by a valid
Dog Registration Form (PDF)

Pre-Book Now – available until 31st July



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For the Diary

Start: 4pm, Thursday 25 August 2011 (pre-booked attendees only)
Friday 26 August 2011 (open to all)
Finish: 12 noon, Monday 29 August 2011

Access to the Site

The address is:
Cokethorpe School
OX29 7PU

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Access to the event itself will be from 4pm on Thursday 25 August ONLY FOR THOSE WHO HAVE PRE-BOOKED. For those paying on the gate, access to the event will be granted from Friday 26 August.


Dog Policy

Thank you to all members who have been in contact with their views on the layout of the site; all of your points will be considered as we want to make this event as successful as any other. Please keep that feedback coming in! In line with Cokethorpe School’s policy, the same dog policy as last year will stand - all dogs need to be accompanied by a Dog Registration Form, and proof of recent worming treatment.

Entertainment update

More details about the full programme of events will be published in the next edition of the magazine, including details of the bands that will be playing in the evenings, but for a start there's...

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The Surrey Mad Hatters would like to invite you to their Mad Hatter’s Tea Party on Saturday 27th August at 5pm.  Bring your own tables and chairs and your own tea!  There will be a prize for the best decorated teapot and the best decorated cup cake.  Prizes will be awarded in two categories: those who are 14 years old and younger, and an open category.

A Taste of Britain

This is turning into quite a foodie event with tea and cupcakes, so why not bring along your regional foodie delights to share?  The ever popular Taste of Britain will feature at this year’s National.  Watch out for more details in the next magazine.

Tappet Case Racing

We have had a number of requests for another Tappet Case Racing Tournament at the National. Start getting prepared and, if you have any questions, please contact Richard 'Coops' Cooper.  You can find Coop’s contact details with all the other committee members’ details at the front of the magazine, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
How to make a 2CV Tappet Case Racer >>


Our music guru, Chris Alchin, is busy organising the audio entertainment for the event. Please contact him directly via the following email address if you wish to be involved on the music side of things: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please write ‘2CV rally music’ in the header so that Chris can identify your email quickly.

Don’t Fancy Camping?

Do not fret, we have a website we can recommend which will guide you through the mass of accommodation possibilities in and around Oxford.  Simply log on to The Daily Info website and you will find lots of information on recommended B&Bs and hotels, and more besides.  Daily Info is an Oxford-specific website and a fantastic resource, whether you want to find somewhere to stay, eat out or just find out what’s going on in the city.


It is encouraging to have been contacted by members of 2CVGB already, with offers of help and ideas for the event. Please continue to do so!


As with all past Nationals, we encourage traders to be part of the event. If you are a trader, please get in touch with us via this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact: Vanessa Harrison - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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