"Brits Invade Kaslo" Car Show

Old English Car Club

Kootenay Branch

We are British Car Enthusiasts who preserve, restore, and drive British Cars

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First Annual "Brits Invade Kaslo" Car and Motorcycle show went off with great success thanks to all the help from the Village, Kaslo Chamber and John and Susie Eckland, owners of the Kaslo Hotel

British Cars at the Moyie Kaslo by Anne Gray

Photo by Anne Gray


The show was on the newly paved and redeveloped Water St. behind the Kaslo Hotel with Kootenay Lake as our backdrop.  There was music all weekend long at various venues, and of course, British cars and bikes galore.

 

Our poster for the car show including our sponsors:

Kaslo Car Show Poster

SOME PICTURES OF OUR RECENT "BRITS INVADE KASLO" SHOW

The beautiful Kaslo Hotel, our venue for the show

The kaslo Hotel

A prelude to our show

A Prelude to the show

The S S Moyie, the oldest complete sternwheeler, is a very famous tourist attraction in Kaslo, just down the street from our show

The S S Moyie

Part of Water Street, behind the Kaslo Hotel, the site of the show

Water Street show 1

A second photo of Water Street further down

Water Street 2

Our Oldest Bike a 1914 James 2 1/4 HP

1914 James

Our Oldest Car, a 1936 Austin Nippy

1936 Austin Nippy

Now, a few other unique vehicles:

A Rolls Royce Silver Shadow

Rolls Royce Silver Shadow

A Rolls Royce Bentley

Bentley

 

A Royal Enfield Bike

Royal Enfield

A Norton Commando Bike

Norton Commando

A Triumph Bonnevile Bike

Triumph Bonneville

Plus a georgeous collection of MGBs, Triumphs, Jaguars, including a London Taxi, and a Relient Scimitar.

Many thanks to the Village of Kaslo and the Kaslo Chamber of Commerce and the many Kaslo Businesses for the support and sponsorship of the show, which without their help, would not have happened. We also had another sternwheeler, a little newer (grin) than the Moyie, sailing by, on Kootenay Lake, behind the cars, during the afternoon. It was built by a local resident, Dave May, who was very obliging to show off his marvelous project while the show was in progress, and I heard quite a few good comments about his "sternwheel" venture which added to the ambience of the idealic setting of Kaslo.

Cheers,

Cliff

 


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