Former Superbike champ Tommy to open Edenbridge Motor Show

THE 2011 British Superbike champion Tommy Hill of Lingfield will officially open the Eden Valley Chamber of Trade’s fifth motor show on Sunday, September 9 at Gabriel’s Farm Showground on the outskirts of Edenbridge . 

New to this year’s show is a music festival taking place on the main stage with a variety of performers covering different musical genres.

There are many car clubs and motor bike clubs registered for the event as well as the individual car, bike and scooter entries, many who have been great supporters of the event over the years as well as first-timers to the show as well.

The immensely popular Mud Monsters will be back, giving the adventurous a taste of “off-roading” and for the first year, Leisure Pursuits will be coming along with its Monster Truck, giving visitors the opportunity to go on a Monster Ride Experience.

There will be plenty of stands and stalls to browse and this year the trade section will feature among others, Shaw Harley-Davidson, Jeep and local businesses Monty’s Motorcycles and UK Defender.

With the focus on a great family day out, the popular craft market, kid-zone and various rides will be there, along with excellent food and drink to enjoy while you enjoy the live music on the main stage.

Celebrating the music of Stevie Wonder, the talented vocalist Noel McCalla, along with award-winning saxophonist Derek Nash and his band will be performing their show ‘Some Kinda Wondeful’. Derek has been part of the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra for over a decade whilst Noel is recognised as one of ‘Britain’s best soul singers”.

They will be supported by the superb Don’t Ask and The Lonnigan Brothers. The music will be kicked off with a performance by the Edenbridge Town Band with singing from the Forge Singers.

Entry to the event is £5 per adult with children under 14 going free if accompanied by an adult. Parking is FREE. Postcode for SatNav is TN8 5PL. More information can be found on the website www.edenbridgemotorshow.co.uk

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