Hermitage Road Weekend on the way, as car meets started last year thrive

PUBLISHED: 06:56 13 August 2018

Some of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town Classics

Some of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town Classics

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A classic vehicle meet held monthly in Hitchin has been going from strength to strength since it was launched at last year's Hermitage Road Day.

Some of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town ClassicsSome of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town Classics

And ahead of this year’s Hermitage Road Weekend – which kicks off this Saturday – H-Town Classic and Dub Club has made it into the national press, with a picture spread in Volkswagen-themed magazine VW Bus.

Felix Camfield-Walker, of funky hair salon Farley’s – which is sponsoring the Hermitage Road Weekend – said he was delighted the club was doing so well.

Hermitage Road Day 2017: Felix Camfield-Walker in his VW Beetle. Picture: Karyn HaddonHermitage Road Day 2017: Felix Camfield-Walker in his VW Beetle. Picture: Karyn Haddon

He told the Comet: “These things can come over as elitist and unwelcoming. But H-Town is definitely neither of those things.”

H-Town Classics meet in Market Place each last Monday of the month from 6pm to 9pm. All vehicles are welcome, from custom bicycles to tractors.

Some of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town ClassicsSome of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town Classics

This year’s Hermitage Road Weekend, supported by the Hitchin BID, is from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. As well as classic cars, there will be music, food, competitions and more.

To find out more, look up H-Town Classic and Dub Club on Facebook and Instagram.

Some of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town ClassicsSome of the vehicles at H-Town Classic and Dub Club in Hitchin town centre. Picture: H-Town Classics

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