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Adventure 8: Vanfest ’03

By David

Friday 19 – Sunday 21 September 2003 For our first full VW van festival we went to Vanfest. We’ve never seen so many VW campers and vans in one place! There were 5500 to be precise. The run up from London, after work, on Friday took four hours and by the time we arrived... »

Vote VW! Online

By David

August’s feature article is now online. Vote VW! is the story of a BBC journalist’s coverage of the 2001 election with a trip along the length of Britain in a purple VW camper-van! »

Vote VW!

By David

The result of the May 2001 general election in the UK was a foregone conclusion. A fact which meant the campaign was more than just a little dull. Maybe that's why the producers of BBC2's Newsnight decided to send their political correspondent Jeremy Vine on a 1500 mile road trip around Britain in a... »