NEXT Meet up – Jan 2020

3rd Jan 2020 – Leaving do

4th Jan 2020 – Official start of our around the world drive

4th Jan  2020 – Gloucester Services

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OUR OFFICIAL LEAVING DO – Friday 3rd January 2020

Here’s a date for your diary !

Why not come and say goodbye on our last night before we set off on our around the world drive.  Our leaving do will be held at our old local:

The Ugly Duckling, Long Lane, Telford,  TF6 6HA

To view their web site click here 

We will be there from 4pm and we  would love you to join us at this special occasion.  It’s an open invite.  

There are a limited number of B&B rooms available , alternatively if you are a fellow Vanner or have a Motorhome, then they have kindly said you can park up overnight – free of charge.   If you would like to stay over please either contact Julie at the Ugly Duckling Tel:  01952 257979 or send us a direct message via email or social media and we’ll let them know.


Saturday 4th January 2020 – 11.30 am

Be part of the actual adventure and come and see us start this epic adventure as we set off for a  44,000 mile dive across 20 countries over 20 months.  

We will be setting off at 12 Noon from the bridge in Ironbridge, Telford.

Marianne’s dad will to cutting the ribbon to make the official start of our drive around the world.

BBC Radio Shropshire & the Shropshire star should be attending and of course we’ll be filming the event to.  It would be great to see you all there for this momentous occasion.

Saturday 4th January 2020 – 1.40pm Gloucester Services

After our official start we will be heading south and will be stopping at the Gloucester Services (southbound) at approx 1.40pm and we will stay there for one hour.  If you want to pop down meet Trudy and say hi – we’d love to see us there



We live in ‘Trudy’ our van and if you have seen any of the pictures on our social media pages if you pass her you definitely won’t miss her!!!!  Do come and say hi, have a look at Trudy and have a chat with us we would love to meet you (Where ever we are in the world).

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