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Pageant of Power - 18th & 19th July 2009
2009 CHOLMONDELEY PAGEANT OF POWER
Over 150 of the best historic racing cars and bikes will be driven at breath taking speeds on the specially constructed track.
This years theme is Bugatti – a name with which the Cholmondeley family has long connections, having been close friends with Ettore Bugatti between the wars.
On the mere
The Cholmondeley Championships will be staging the largest collection of Inshore Powerboats in the UK with World Champions competing in Thundercats, Hydroplanes and both Formula 2 and 4 boats.
From the air
Classic and modern aircraft will be flying in over the weekend, with over 175 private helicopters expected. Military aircraft and civilian static displays along with a Spitfire flypast, parachute action, aerial agility and role demonstrations including a unique display from the Breitling Red Bull aerial display plane.
Army demonstrations with armoured vehicles including the Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank, Warrier Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Scimitar Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle, artillery and 4x4 action. The event charity is the Army Benevolent Fund.
Fun for all the family
Including the JCB Dancing Diggers, 4x4 driving experience, period fun fair, go karts and Scalextric racing.
Army assault course, climbing wall and human table football.
Vintage and Classic Motoring Clubs.
Shopping village and Tradestands including auto memorabilia, motorcar trade area and a ‘Country Living’ area.
Cholmondeley Pageant Bar and an excellent choice of high quality food and drinks.
Cholmondeley Fireworks Concert
Saturday will conclude with the annual Cholmondeley Fireworks Concert performed by the Manchester Camerata Orchestra. 2009 will have a military theme with marching bands, music ranging from Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Star Wars to Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture accompanied by real cannon fire and a spectacular fireworks display.