Rotary Cars in the Park 2019 - 6th
& 7th July
First of all let me thank everybody that got involved in CITP 2018,
we were so lucky with the weather, and what was really appreciated was the car club members and other non Rotarians who gave
up their time throughout the year as well as some of those camping from the Thursday afternoon that helped on the Friday with
the set up. As we have said in previous years the Rotary Club members are getting fewer and older and all the help we
get from volunteers is really appreciated. If you want to volunteer please contact me via the contact us page.
are also hoping this year to have more commercials along with military, PSV and motorcycles so if you own one of these vehicles
please let us know - you will be very welcome. This year’s event is over the weekend of the 6th and 7th of July.
In 2018 we had the Midlands Air Ambulance as our chosen charity collecting over the weekend and again our President
has asked them to be our main charity for 2019 so please give generously to their collectors who will be around the site.
We are very fortunate that we have support from the Lichfield Mercury and their associated newspapers, and from our Manufacturers
Main Dealership friends without whom there would be no show.
Unfortunately due to spiralling costs of services
and the significant fees we have to pay to Lichfield District Council for the use of Beacon Park, there will be charge for
all car club entries of £3 per car payable in advance which covers both days. For single entries the charge will be
£5 per car which covers both days and this will be collected after you have been parked - no need to book just arrive
on the day. For clubs if you complete the form on the website we will then send you a paypal request for payment. Once we
have received your payment your space will be confirmed. Could we have all club entries in by the 31st March as it is our
intention to implement a new system this year that each pass will contain a unique bar code and also details of your club
space in the park. In order to make this work quickly and effectively could all club members make sure they have their pass
ready when they enter the park, each unique barcode will give entry to one vehicle. Please make sure that you are in the park
by 11 am as no admittance can be given to the main field after that time. Please note we will not accept the loud playing
of music from car audio systems. There are still camping and stall spaces available so please complete a booking form via
As in previous years, there is a charge of £5 for parking for visitors on both Saturday and
Catering will be similar to previous years and there will be security on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday
nights. We thank Strongs Plastics for donating the cost of the sound system and this year on the Sunday we have displays from
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue and Staffordshire Ambulance Service. Depending on operational needs we also hope to have a flypast
from one of the helicopters from Midlands Air Ambulance.
For those joining us as visitors we are open from 10
am on Saturday and Sunday. There is no charge for admittance, only for parking. There will be a separate Disabled Parking
area so please ask the marshals for directions if required. ALL BLUE BADGES MUST BE SHOWN.
Once again we will have a large variety of stalls available over the weekend. There will
be a Rotary stand at the event so if you are interested in discussing joining us please feel free to come and chat.
The Rotary Club of Lichfield St Chad thank all of our sponsors
for their help and support. Please remember that everything raised goes to charity - we don’t charge for visitors so
please give freely to the collectors on the park.
Cars in the Park Chairman