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One of many car exhibits at Run To The Sun 05

Thousands Run To The Sun

Car enthusiasts and clubbers from all over the UK headed to Newquay over the May Bank Holiday for Run To The Sun 2005. Click on the link on the right to enjoy our photo gallery of flashy cars.


Run To The Sun 2005

  • Run to the Sun is entering its 19th year.
  • It is one of the largest and diverse VW and custom car events since its conception.
  • This year the Main Arena will host some of the finest DJ's including Rob Tissera, Judge Jules, Ian McKenzie, and Ben McGowan.
  • The stage will also show live performances from dancers and many more crazy performers.
  • Thousands of car enthusiasts from across the UK cruise down to Cornwall to indulge in the annual festival.

Thousands sampled the cool cars and hot clubbing nights in Newquay over the late May Bank Holiday weekend.

Run To The Sun is a three day event spread over two sites in Newquay; Trevelgue Holiday Park which is the main event site, and Tregunnel car park in the town which hosts the Show 'n' Shine.

The daytime over the May Bank Holiday saw hours of hot sunshine in Newquay, and car lovers of all ages came out in their thousands to enjoy the cool cars on display.

When the festival was launched way back in 1987, just 70 cars turned up but it has continued to grow each year.

Now thousands of car enthusiasts from across the UK and beyond travel to Newquay to indulge in this annual festival which attracts somewhere in the region of 80-100 000 visitors each year.

The main arena at Trevelgue came alive at night with top named DJs like Judge Jules and Andy Farley filling the dancefloor until the early hours.  

Thousands cruised down to Newquay to see the cars
Another cool car at Run To The Sun

By day the car enthusiasts chilled out under the hot sun, at Tregunnel car park giving the public a chance to drool over the cool cars that come to Newquay each May.

Click on the link at the top right hand side of this page to see our gallery of cars from this year's Show 'n' Shine.

Many people make the trip to Cornwall each year and, it would be true to say that it is not solely a Custom Car and VW festival.

One of many classics at Run To The Sun 05
It was a hot weekend of cool cars

There are many different elements which contribute to its unique image, not least of all its location in the Surf capital of the UK. And once again the sun was smiling down on the town for the massive car and clubbing festival.

Check out the photo gallery by clicking on the link to the right.

last updated: 01/06/05
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