Tag Archives: London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally

Veteran Car Run to return to the streets of Croydon in 2018

The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run will return to the roads of Croydon on November 4, but this time with the highly polished old bangers pootling down a street near you from two separate directions. Last autumn the car … Continue reading

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Veteran Car Run picture special: from south London to the sea

As a crisp and chilly London was still covered by darkness, nearly 400 pioneering veteran cars, their intrepid drivers and plucky passengers gathered in Hyde Park waiting for daybreak to signal the start of the annual London to Brighton Run. … Continue reading

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From Norbury to Coulsdon, Veteran Car Run on your doorstep

One of the great celebrations of eccentric British life will be pottering through Croydon early tomorrow morning. More than 400 veteran cars, their drivers and passengers – many in period costume – will have set off from Hyde Park at … Continue reading

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Photofile: 2015 Veteran Car Run in Thornton Heath

LEE TOWNSEND, of the Croydon Photography Forum, was up at the crack of a sparrow’s fart today to capture the Edwardian splendour of the annual Veteran’s Car Run as it processed through Thornton Heath

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Veteran car drivers won’t be stopping for a Croydon cuppa

As celebrities, such as Chris Evans, the new presenter of Top Gear, sports stars and minor royals get themselves ready for tomorrow’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally, Inside Croydon has heard from one disgruntled south London  trader who has … Continue reading

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Picture prizes on offer for spectators at Veteran Car Run

There’s a prize on offer to spectators lining the route for the best pictures shared on Twitter and Instagram that capture this Sunday’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, as it pootles its way from Hyde Park, through the length … Continue reading

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