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Spectator Spots

Posted by Michelle Toft | September 25, 2018

The 2018 Bay to Birdwood Run is almost upon us and it is time to plan where you will watch the passing parade of motoring history. While West Beach, Modbury and the finishing line at the National Motor Museum are terrific spots to see a hive of activity, watching the action drive by on a […]

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2018 Vehicle Entrant List

Posted by Michelle Toft | September 23, 2018

Year Make Model Body Style 1930 A.J.S. AJS 9 Sedan 1930 A.J.S. A Saloon 1953 A.J.S. 16MS Motorcycle Solo 1947 A.J.S. 500 single Motorcycle Solo 1951 A.J.S. 18 Motorcycle Solo 1938 A.J.S. 250cc Motorcycle Solo 1933 AC 10 Tourer 1929 A.J.S. M10SR M/C Solo 1935 Albion Truck Truck 1929 Alfa Romeo Monza Tourer 1907 Allard […]

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Pre-1960 Hair and Makeup

Posted by Michelle Toft | September 18, 2018

1900’s In the 1900’s, makeup was not applied like you may see today. Women’s makeup was very simple and modest with no bold colours. Hair was the main focus in beauty during this time, with the pompadour style being very popular. This style consisted of hair having lots of volume (usually achieved through teasing or […]

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The Fashion – Part Three

Posted by Michelle Toft | September 17, 2018

The Bay to Birdwood is the largest continually-held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles anywhere in the world. This iconic Australian event has a history spanning back to 1980, and is one of the very few events of it’s type to incorporate a fashions element in the vehicle judging, as well as including […]

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The Fashion – Part Two

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The Bay to Birdwood is the largest continually-held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles anywhere in the world. This iconic Australian event has a history spanning back to 1980, and is one of the very few events of it’s type to incorporate a fashions element in the vehicle judging, as well as including […]

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Pit stops for vehicle entrants

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Making the journey from Barratt Reverse to the National Motor Museum at Birdwood can be a long trip in a vintage vehicle, so you might want to plan ahead and think about some spots to rest yourself and your vehicle and enjoy some refreshments. Botanic Gardens car park Plane Tree Drive The Botanic Gardens car […]

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Where to shop for vintage clothing

Posted by Michelle Toft | September 11, 2018

The fashion is a huge highlight of the day at the National Motor Museum at Birdwood, which is the finish line for the Bay to Birdwood run. If you are a first time entrant into the Concours d’Elegance or are dressing up for Fashions in the Field, here are some places we recommend to shop […]

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Where should I stay if I am visiting from interstate?

Posted by Michelle Toft | August 28, 2018

So, you have entered the Bay to Birdwood or are coming to watch and be part of the fun, and you live interstate? One of the first things you need to sort out is where you are going to stay. We recommend several great accommodation options. Motel Mount Gambier If you’re travelling to South Australia […]

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In Arthur’s Memory

Posted by Michelle Toft | August 15, 2018

This year will mark the first ever vintage Bay to Birdwood run without Arthur Clisby. But his children, and the Bay to Birdwood community, are set to continue his legacy. One of Bay to Birdwood’s founding committee members, Arthur passed away in February after a short battle with cancer. And while he sadly won’t be […]

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The Fashion – Part One

Posted by Michelle Toft | August 14, 2018

The Bay to Birdwood is the largest continually-held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles anywhere in the world. This iconic Australian event has a history spanning back to 1980, and is one of the very few events of it’s type to incorporate a fashions element in the vehicle judging, as well as including […]

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