Just like in 2014 our friend and great artist Xavier Cervera is working his magic on the t-shirt design for the 2nd European Barndoor Gathering & Vintage VW Show 2018! From idea to sketch, on to pen and ink and eventually all will come together digitaly to get it printed! Stay tuned on our website for pre-ordering via the Ticket-shop
Read more: 2018 T-Shirt design in the works
There isn't only the Ben Pon Show, no there is more!
As mentioned the weekend before the SBOM5 - Split Buses Only Meeting in Spain will take place, they will convoy that week towards Amersfoort. There will be the Open House & BBQ at Evam Classic & Klassic Fab in Woerden, the Netherlands on Friday before the show.
And if your planning to stay longer be sure to visit the Split- & Ovalwindow Day in Wilnis the Netherlands on Sunday May 27th as well! All this is definitly worth visiting and staying for.
Read more: That's not all...!
On Friday, May 18th from 14.00 - 19.00 o'clock there will be an ‘Open-house & BBQ’ at Klassic Fab and Evam Classic
, the European importer of the funky green panels in Woerden the Netherlands Everyone is invited to participate! We also advice all early birds and convoy's to go there first as we are NOT alowed on the show area any sooner!!
Later that evening the cruise continues to the 'Ben Pon Show' in Amersfoort!
More info will follow as soon as possible, stay tuned!
Read more: Klassic Fab & Evam Classic Open-House & BBQ!
Convoys from everywhere like Scandinavia, the UK and Spain. Your doing a convoy from somewhere as well... let us know.
Read more: Convoys from everywhere!
123 days to go before the big event and we just now published Barndoor number 60 in the (on)line-up gallery! From Serial-Kombi
, Mr. Giulio Bardelli's awesome 1954 Panel as featured in AirMighty #25 just dropped in!
Amazing to see is the fact that almost 30 of the registered Barndoor buses are "new" as in, didn't where there in 2014. So yes, our expectations are high!
Also we uploaded 22 pre-57 VW Beetles, 57 Spitwindow Buses, and also a 1953 Dannenhauer & Stauss, Schwimmer and some amazing Type 14 and Type 34 Karmann Ghia's!
Are you planning to visit the show with your Vintage VW, be sure to send us your pictures as well via the 'Participant Upload' on the bottom of the line-up page.
Oh man, we received over 50 Barndoor bus registrations already!! Amazing, and we must beat that record from 2014.
Besides all the Barndoors we also uploaded 20 VW Beetles, 40+ Spitwindow Buses, and also the 1st VW Coachbuild, a 1953 Dannenhauer & Stauss! Be sure to send us your pictures as well via the 'Participant Upload' on the bottom of the line-up page
With this we are officially halfway to set a new world record...! Can't wait for all this to happen, what to expect, I don't know but it seems it's going to be another good weekend!
Get your tickets via the ticket-shop
and send us a picture of your participating car to upload on the (on)line-up page
How about this! Quite a number and awesome "gift" on this 1st Christmas Day as we just registered Barndoor number 30! And counting... see you all soon!
Enjoy your Holidays with your family and friends and we hope to see you in Amersfoort (NL) in May 2018!
The website is online for only 1 day now and there already registered over 10 Barndoors! Not all of them send it their participating VW pictures yet, but the first people did, including Barndoor number 10! Who's next...!?!
The first participants already uploaded a picture of their aircooled VW that they will be entering the show. Do this by filling in the form on the bottom of the 'Line-Up' page
and we will upload them there as soon as possible!
Okay, here we go. The Ben Pon Show tickets are available via the ticket-shop now!
Just click on the TICKETS button (top right) and collect them. Remember the 'On Site Camping Tickets' can only be bought online, as we have limited space available!
For other hotel and camping links and tips please read the INFO
page for all information.
Remember, it's a full Vintage VW Show!
So we do not only welcome Barndoors but also:
• VW Type 2 / Splitbuses up to 1967
• VW Beetles, KdF-Wagen up to 1957
• Type 128 and 166 VW Schwimmwagen
• Type 82 VW Kübelwagen 1940 - 1945
• Coachbuilt bodies on a VW chassis up to 1967
• Karmann Ghia Type 14 up to 1959
• Karmann Ghia Type 34 up to 1969
• Type 3 1500 + 1500S up to 1965
So buy those tickets and register now!
Tickets can be bought via the ticket-shop.
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Oh YES! We are proud to announce the date for 2018! Here it is >> 19-20 May 2018 and we hope to welcome you all again at the Wagenwerkplaats in Amersfoort the Netherlands! More information will follow soon! But for now... spread the word!