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Knocksville to play live at Convoy in the Park

Eastbourne-based 3-piece rock n’ roll band Knocksville are to play the main stage at Convoy in the Park on July 22. Knocksville, who describe themselves as a “blues infused dirty rock n roll band”, have played across the UK and Europe since forming in 2009. The band’s second album, Volume II, was released in September 2016. Other acts playing on …

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Mashville to play at Convoy in the Park

Kent-based alt-country/Americana band Mashville are to play on the main stage at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22. Mashville have a range of influences, including Johnny Cash, Wilco and The Jayhawks. The 5-piece band play a mix of covers and original material. They are currently working on their third album, due for release later this year. …

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Anglo Dutch Model Trucks are exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

Anglo Dutch Model Trucks will be exhibiting its range of scale models of trucks at Convoy in the Park on July 22-23. Steve Bowden is the man behind Anglo Dutch Model Trucks – and is a true case of an enthusiast turning his hobby into a business. He began collecting model trucks as a teenager and continued collecting over the …

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Roaming entertainment confirmed for Convoy in the Park

A number of roaming entertainment acts have been confirmed for Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. Three acts will be performing at the festival on both days, Murtha Truckers, Dingle Fingle and Flambe, providing family-friendly laughs and stunts. A comedy take on the glamorous world of female truck driving comes from the Murtha Truckers. These heroines …

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Take the Rock Crawl Challenge at Convoy in the Park

Fans of off-road action have the chance to test their skills at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park at 22-23 July with the Rock Crawl Challenge. The challenge sees drivers take one of a selection of 1:10 scale highly detailed radio controlled Defenders – which all have independent suspension, 4-wheel drive and off-road tyres – take on a portable …

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Convoy in the Park Picture Post: Alex Broadley’s Volvo Globetrotter XL

Convoy in the Park Picture Post: Alex Broadley’s Volvo version 4 Globetrotter XL. It is predominantly used on general haulage and ferry trailers. Alex says: “We have added a low bar, visor bar plus extra lights, durabrites alloy wheels. Everything has been colour coded to give a sleek yet smart appearance.” This truck – and hundreds more – can be …

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Eating competitions coming to Convoy in the Park

Eating competitions have been a staple of festivals in the US for many years, but are becoming increasingly popular in the UK – and visitors will get the chance to see it for themselves at Convoy in the Park. There will be two eating challenges at Convoy in the Park – chili eating and a bush tucker trial. The chili …

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Caravan destruction action planned for Convoy in the Park

Ever been annoyed by a caravan on the road? Ever sat thinking of ever-inventive ways of getting rid of it as you’re stuck behind it? Then Convoy in the Park could have just the event for you. Convoy in the Park, which will be held at Donington Park on July 22-23, is celebrating everything to do with trucks, drivers and …

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Twenty-five show truck categories announced for Convoy in the Park

The forthcoming Convoy in the Park festival at Donington Park on July 22-23 will have 25 show truck categories for participants to compete in, it has been announced. The categories cover working and show trucks, as well as classic and American trucks. The categories full list of categories is as follows: • Best owner operator (sole trader) working show truck • Best …

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