Bathurst is visited by lots of car clubs during the course of the year. I'm not sure why? Maybe a certain Mount may be a bit of a draw card? Possibly.
Anyway, this weekend saw the the Ford Thunderbird Club in town and yesterday they put on a bit of a display in the centre of town. I popped down to have a quick look and ended up being there nearly an hour, chatting to various other members of our Car Club who had the same idea.
Vehicles from the 50s are a work of art.
There were some stunning vehicles.
Many were left hand drive and with rather flash interiors.
Thunderbirds were last made in the late 80s, although not quite as stylish as the earlier models.
These vehicles were the same era as our Council Chambers.
So many had number plates to match their car.
The weather was just ideal, not a cloud in the sky.
This one makes me think of Miss Penelope’s pink car in “The Thunderbirds” TV show.
As well as the Thunderbirds, there were a couple of ring ins, which fitted in rather well. Firstly, this rather tasty Cadillac. I wouldn’t mind taking it home.
The second one was a Ford Fairlane.
It would have been the perfect day to take this one for a spin.
There was a good roll up of locals having a sticky. It was good of the Thunderbird Club to take the time to share their lovely cars with the public.
I’ll leave you with a couple of photos of the gardens in Kings Parade, which are looking an absolute picture at the moment.