Rallies

2021

13 – 17 May 2021- Mulhouse, Alsace, France.
This was a great rally in 2019 in the Alsace region of France.  Many activities, media coverage, huge motor museum, pool party, etc. organised  with the camping owners and the Mayor of Mulhouse!  They want us back.
Location:   <GoogleMaps>
Leader:   Nigel Preston
DO NOT BOOK WITH THE CAMPING
Contact/Booking: <nigel.preston1@ntlworld.com>
27 – 31 May 2021 – Chicken Cock Airstream Rally, West Sussex, England.
This is fairly close to Folkstone and Dover for anyone crossing the sea from France or Belgium.  Andrew Newell’s annual event. 
Location:  The Lodge, Harbolets Road, West Chiltington, West Sussex, RH20 2LQ, UK.
Leader:   Andrew Newell
Contact/Booking: <andrewnewell737@gmail.com>
22 – 26 July 2021 – Bure (in the Ardennes), Belgium.
A new location for us in beautiful area where we will have our own field.  A small river runs past and we will be in close to the toilet and shower facilities.  A bar, restaurant, American diner and swimming pool with a pool-side bar are also near.
Location: Chemin de la Clusure, 30, 6927 Bure (Tellin), België
Leader:   Johan Blauwblomme
DO NOT BOOK WITH THE CAMPING
29 Jul – 02 Aug 2021 – World Balloon Festival, Chambley, France.
This is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world.  We are negotiating a privileged location actually on site or very nearby.  Balloon flights available.  Over 1,000 balloons and an attempt on the world record of achieving well over 500 balloons airborne.
Location: <GoogleMaps>
Leader:  Joe C. Harris Jr.
Contact/Booking: <joecharrisjr@icloud.com>
06 – 09 August 2021 – Ettie’s Field, England.
Annual event at Europe’s award-winning Airstream, retro, boho campsite.  Ask anyone who has been!
Location:  Westlands, Sibson Road, Ratcliffe Culey, Atherstone, CV9 3PH
Leader:  Linds Such
Book on the website:  click here.
12 – 16 August 2021 – Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England.
Our first rally in North Yorkshire.  Castle Howard is in an area of natural beauty and near many interesting and historic places.
Website:  <click here>
Location:  <Castle Howard>
Postcode for your satnav:  YO60 7DD
Hull is the nearest port for mainland Europe.
Leaders:  Lynne and Stuart Holcroft
DO NOT BOOK WITH THE CAMPING
09 – 12 September 2021 – Jaunpass, Switzerland.
Another rally in Switzerland after the success of 2019.  A great location for enjoying the local scenery and amazing attractions.
Location:  Click here for Google Maps <Jaunpass>
Leader:  David Steed
Contact/booking: <davidsteed@mac.com>
 
 

PAST RALLIES

2020

31 July – 03 August 2020 – Ettie’s Field, central England.  The owners of more than 30 Airstreams had a good time.  An incredible boho, glamping site that has become the go-to place for Airstreamers in the United Kingdom, or even throughout Europe. 

27 – 30 August 2020 – West Sussex, south of England.  This has become a regular annual event at Member Andrew Newell’s farm in the southwest of England.  We had a great time with a barbecue, bar, etc. 

2019

01 – 05 May 2019 – Schleswig Holstein, north Germany.  This was a great rally to start the 2019 season with around 15 Airstreams gathered at a member’s home.  Courtesy Parking is also available there.

23 – 27 May 2019 – West Sussex, south of England.  This has become a regular annual event at Member Andrew Newell’s farm in the southwest of England.  We had a great time with a barbecue, bar, etc. 
 
20 – 24 June 2019 – Main Summer Rally, Mulhouse, France.  This was a great rally in the Alsace region of France.  There were many activities, media coverage, huge motor museum, pool party, etc. organised by the the Club with the camping owners and the Mayor of Mulhouse!
 
02 – 17 July 2019 – Norway Caravan Tour.  This “caravan” tour started from Germany and travelled through Denmark and Sweden to Oslo and the Norwegian Fjords. 
 
26 July – 04 August 2019 – World Balloon Festival, Chambley, France. Attendance at the largest hot air balloon event in the world.
 
01 – 05 August 2019 – Ettie’s Field, central England.  The owners of more than 30 Airstreams had a good time. An incredible boho, glamping site that has become the go-to place for Airstreamers in the United Kingdom, or even throughout Europe. 
 
10 – 14 October 2019 – Brienz, Switzerland.  This was a great rally with trips to the nearby Aaregg Gorge and the funicular railway.  There was live music, dancing, Airstream food truck, chainsaw wood carving and the usual barbecue and socialising.

2018

24 – 27 May 2018 – West Sussex, south of England.  This has become a regular annual event at Member Andrew Newell’s farm in the southwest of England.  We had a great time with a barbecue, bar, etc.  It is fairly close to Folkstone and Dover for anyone crossing the sea from France or Belgium using a ferry or the Eurotunnel Shuttle (cats and dogs prefer the train!).  Look out for the 2019 dates.

07 – 10 June 2018 – Le Mans, northern France.  This is an exciting new place for our rallies.  An amazing place in the grounds of a chateau with surprises and treats like the champagne reception! See the pictures.

02 – 05 August 2018 – Ettie’s Field, central England.  The owners of more than 30 Airstreams had a good time. An incredible boho, glamping site that has become the go-to place for Airstreamers in the United Kingdom, or even throughout Europe. 

2017

Midsummer Rally – 22 to 26 June 2017 – Bavaria, Germany.  At Adventure Camp Schnitzmühle, a “Cool Camping” site in Bavaria  http://www.schnitzmuehle.com/.  21 Airstreams from all over Europe.  Lots of activities, facilities and fun.

South England Rally – 19, 20, 21 May 2017 – West Sussex, England.  This was the regular Spring rally on a WBCCI Europe member’s farm in the South of England.  Members from mainland Europe gathered for a great time with live music, etc.

Land’s End Caravan – 06 to 21 May 2017 – Belgium, cross to England, Land’s End and back.  6 Airstreams from Germany, Switzerland, and Italy tested what made Wally Byam famous: traveling along a planned route with several Airstreams in a row.  See the article on the MEDIA page.

2016

Germany End of Season Rally – 4, 5, 6 November 2016 – Schnitzmühle, Germany.  This was the last rally of 2016.  14 Airstreams attended by the beautiful river at Schnitzmühle.

WBCCI Europe Rally – 29, 30, 31 July 2016 – BelRepayre Airstream and Retro Trailer Park.  The first official WBCCI Europe Rally.  BelRepayre is near Toulouse, France and hosted the main event in 2016.  Members from other WBCCI units were invited.  Belrepayre is a retro trailer park with entertainment and many local points of interest.  Click here for PHOTOS (password required).  Click here to view the open photo gallery.

South England Rally -20, 21, 22 May 2016 – West Sussex, England.  This is a rally was held on a WBCCI Europe member’s farm!  Not an official WBCCI rally but almost all those attending were members.  Non members all later joined.  Click here for PHOTOS (password required).  Click here to view the open photo gallery.

 

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