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Crowds flock to vintage show.

THOUSANDS of people descended on the Links in Whitley Bay on Sunday to see over 250 vehicles at a classic car show.

Organised by Whitley Bay Chamber of Trade and North Tyneside Council, T the event featured vehicles from an American police car and Knight Rider 'Kit' car to classic MGs, Jaguars, and over 10 vintage buses.

There were live music performances throughout the day and visitors could enjoy a vintage bus ride along the coast.

Car owners enjoyed the chance to answer questions about their vehicles and feedback given to organisers suggests there is strong support to bring the event back in 2015.

June Tolson from Whitfrom WhitT -ley Bay Chamber of Trade said: "There was a real buzz around the car show and we're thrilled that so many people came to Whitley Bay to enjoy it.

"It was a great social occasion and gave car owners the chance to get together and to meet visitors - we really hope it will become an annual event."

Coun Eddie Darke, cabinet member for Leisure, Culture and Tourism said: "said: T "Thankfully, the weather held off and that really added to the atmosphere created by such a great visitor turnout and the large number of cars that came to exhibit."

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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Sep 23, 2014
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