Manchester show this week

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  1. mike mcglynn

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    ::bigsmile:Hi all, anybody going to this show at Event city ? its part of the the Trafford centre so parking is free and its easy to find, this is the first time it has been held there I am going on saturday and would like to look at the new bailey approach motorhome it looks really nice on the website :winky:
     
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    We are going on Sunday. Hope it is an improvement on when it was held at Manchester Gmex, they are certainly promising better according to the website.
     
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    We are going hopefully on friday for the day.

    Paul.
     
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    We are going on Friday
     
  5. johnbwhitehead

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    manchester show

    we will be there thursday
     
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    would love to go but unfortunately funds will not allow hope it is a good one then i may go next year.
     
  7. peter marshall

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    HI Mike
    Yes we are going on Thursday, should be better than G Mex it was a bit poor there. Pete
     
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    is there parking for motorhomes or is it best going in the car? even better any camping on site?
     
  9. mike mcglynn

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    parking

    Parking is not an issue at this place as its part of the Trafford centre shopping set up and has about 5000 spaces so motorhome should be fine :thumb:
     
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    Hi Mike
    We went today (thursday) anybody going park in the trafford centre and walk across the queue was bad this morning mainly caused by the near car park only available to blue badge holders, one couple we met said they had queued for an hour to get in and then were turned away, we parked across the road in peel carpark, the show is bigger and better than g-mex but the caravans take most of the display, but it was still a good day out, also hot (cold rearly:Angry::Angry:) pies at £3.00 and paper cup of coffee at £2.50 , so take something with you, the bailey looks ok one of the couples we were with bought one recently and is pleased with the van. Pete :thumb::thumb:
     
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    thats made my mind up then, I'll take swbos car (and her) as she has the blue badge,

    were there many stalls selling extra kit,Im looking for a dome or dish? and a pop up tent?
     
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    I agree with peter's findings, but my main problem, which may put me off future visits, was the amount of standing traffic at the approach to/and at Junction 9 (M60). Every entrance within half a mile of Events City was choc-a-block when we finally arrived at 11.30am having left Leyland at 9.30am, a distance of 32 Miles.
     
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    Yes seb plenty of trade stands selling sat dish etc, I am interested myself but will leave it til we get back from Spain to see what is recieved down ther on vans that already have them fitted. Pete
    Ps also rows and rows of tents awnings etc.
     
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    Motorhome show

    Hi , dont want to put you off , went today , traffic was terrible , plenty of parking but you will probably have to walk a fair distance , not enough motorhomes , too many tents , caravans and sideshows , it was packed out with people , three generations of retirees all lookiing for adventure , why not. Ronboyracer.:ROFLMAO:
     
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