Monday 23 October 2017

Vintage day supports cancer support group

EASTER Sunday promises to bring big numbers into Millstreet for the fourth staging of the Vintage Rally and Family Fun Day. A devoted vintage group are behind the Millstreet Vintage club and they promise an action packed afternoon with something for everyone in a diverse programme on the picturesque grounds of K and L Deliveries in Mountleader.

An extensive schedule is geared for vintage enthusiasts, families and children, some of the finest vehicles will be on display along with stationery engines. Organisers expect up to 500 exhibits drawn from all over the country to be put on display.

The action will kick off at 1pm and the venture will support the Millstreet based "Reach Out Cancer Support group".

Cars, tractors, commercial vehicles, bikes, vintage rally cars, related equipment and memorabilia of past generations will convene on the picturesque location overlooking Millstreet Town. Apart from the vintage aspect, there are numerous side show attractions.

Sideshows ranging from Bouncing Castle, Children's Face Painting, Egg and Spoon Race and Easter Egg Hunt will command attention. Live entertainment is on offer, music and song to suit all tastes from an assortment of local artists and Millstreet Pipe Band.

Sunday offers a massive Family Fun Day and apart from the vintage and music to showcasing a host of traditional skills.Indoors, there are arts and crafts displays, a floral arrangement by Sliabh Luachra Florists to a cookery demonstration. Just Born Photography will be present to capture those special moments.

Organisers are delighted to have secured the K and L location, the perfect venue: easily accessible and that's key to exhibitors and patrons with ample car parking. Proceeds from the staging will go towards an outstanding cause.

The organising committee are headed by an enthusiastic group with a large voluntary committee have ensured the Millstreet hosting is an integral part of the local community since its inception and regarded as one of the first outdoor events of the season in the South West Region.