Life is a journey, enjoy the ride


5th January 2019

KVWK first meet of the year at Wealden Hall

Happy New Year to all our followers and members.  Our first meeting was on Thursday 3rd and we had a good turn out.  It was lovely to see all the members after the festive season.  The members are now all gearing up for a KVWK New Years Cruise this weekend.  Details are on the Private Members page.

Lots of new dates for events have been set up ready for year so make sure members check the FB page and details will be found in their newsletter.

Membership is now due for existing members so make sure you sign up as their is a waiting list for new members to join.

5th December 2018

A committee meeting was held yesterday to start planning for the forthcoming year.  Dates are already being pencilled in for next season.  All to be posted in the New Year for members to put in their calendars.

Robin resigned the day after the meeting so position of Show Co-Ordinator is now available for 2019.

2nd November 2018

KVWK held their AGM yesterday and it was chance to elect the club officers for next year.  It was great that so many turned out.

2019 KVWK Committee will be :-

Chairman – Brian Binns
Treasurer – Simon McDonald
Membership Secretary- Phillip Stanley
Club Events Co-ordinator – Darren Checkersfield and Karen Coleman
Show Co-ordinator – Robin Earle
Newsletter Editor – Lynsey Nardini
Webmistress – Clare Denness

Congratulations to them all.  They are all looking forward to the forthcoming year.

The annual membership will be kept at the same rate.

25th October 2018

Update to Website made.

Remember next meet is the AGM so we hope you can make this one.

18th September 2018

Update to website made.

All the shows have now come to an end this season.  But club members need to put the Christmas Party date in their calendars which is 8th December.  More details to follow on the members Facebook page.

One of our members is holding a Charity Santa Cruise event for VW Enthusiasts.  This is held on Sunday 25th November 2018.  A cruise down to Tankerton where you can dress yourselves and your dubz up.  Bring a gift, toy or food parcel to give to one of the charities which they are collecting for.  More details can be found on their website or you can join their facebook page @Santa Cruise Kent

24th August 2018

Update to website made.

25th July 2018

Updates made to events and gallery page.

The club are looking forward to this weeks event Kent VW Show.  Please remember everyone who attends, plenty of water to drink and sun lotion.

29th June 2018

Update to website made.

The Kentish V-Dub Klub had its annual BBQ this month and some members camped out.  It was a fantastic weekend and lots of the members commented what a fabulous location.  Darren and Karen did a great job getting this new venue.  Special thanks for the man of the day Marco who worked continuously from the time he arrived on the Saturday til late afternoon Sunday with his slow cooked pulled pork.  Definitely the Hero of the Day.  Plus a big thank you to everyone else who made the day special.

We hope all the new members enjoyed their first Festival together at TOMIE with the club.  Now looking forward to QUEX.

9th May 2018

Update to website made.

22nd April 2018

The club can no longer take on any more new members until next February 2019.  Yet again the club has had a successful membership for 2018.  We do hope all the new members enjoy being part of our v-dub family.

10th April 2018

KVWK members had a great time at our special event meet this month at Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre.  Where members had to the opportunity to try skiing, snowboarding and on the toboggan ride.   We would like to thank them for a great evening.  Next KVWK members meet is on 3rd May at Newnham Court Inn – See our Events page.

TOMIE is fast approaching us on 4th May.  Please see details on the KVWK members facebook page for information regarding this event.

Next event is our Annual KVWK Fish and Chip Run this month.  Please see the club members facebook for details regarding this.  Members only event.

Club Members are just back from the first club camp of the year at Elemental VW Show, Rayleigh, Essex where they had a fantastic time and it was nice to see a few new members at their first club camp.

3rd March 2018

Website has been updated.

Unfortunately our Special Event meet on Thursday 1st March was cancelled due to the weather conditions.  See facebook as we are now holding our special event meet at our next meet on Thursday 5th April.

Lynsey our Newsletter Editor has a few copies left of the KVWK Calendar 2018 which features  photographs of members vehicles from various events throughout last year and a few from previous years.  Calendars are now £4 each.  

All members should receive a email newsletter from the club.  If you haven’t received this please get in touch with Lynsey our Newsletter Editor who will add you to the list.

We would like to welcome all our new members that joined us this year and hope they enjoy the ride !!!

7th February 2018

Website has been updated.

News on the committee for 2018.  Unfortunately Lisa Gordon our Show Co-coordinator has stepped down for her new venture, as she has opened a florist shop.  We would like to wish her well in her new shop and thank her for all her hard work that she has put into the club in the past years.  The Chairman has now appointed Robin Earle as our new Show Co-coordinator and we would like to wish him the best for the season.

24th January 2018

Website has been updated.  Renewal for membership is due by 31st January 2018.  New members will able to join from 1st February.  Limited places only.

16th December 2017

Website has been updated in the Gallery with the two latest events held by the club.

Big thanks to Lee Grover who organised the KVWK Quiz Night on 11th November held at Chatham Town FC club bar.  Photos added to the gallery.  It was great to see so many members coming along and Lee did a fantastic job as quiz master.

Another fantastic night of the year that everyone looks forward to is the annual KVWK Christmas Party.  Held again at The Moat in Wrotham.  Big thank you to Stuart Doswell for organising this festive night out.  And we have to mention Lee again who organised the big raffle and auction with so many great prizes donated from club members and shows for ticket entrances.

We would also like to thank all the committee members of 2017 who during the year also did their part for the club, doing all their duties to make this such a successful club.  This is of course all done in their free time.  Big applaud to them !!!!

Everyone is looking forward to another successful year being part of the Kentish V-Dub Klub 2018

3rd November 2017

The Annual AGM took place yesterday and the minutes and information will be posted soon.

The events page has been updated with the latest on what the club are up to and a few of the Show dates when these are made available have been posted.  A selection of photos have been added to the gallery of our own events and shows we have visited as a club.

We are looking forward to seeing you at our first KVWK Quiz Night on Saturday 11th November.  All details can be found on our facebook page.  Good luck all.

18th October 2017

The website has been updated today to contain the latest events.  Lee Grover will be organising other small events whilst the festival season is over which we will keep you posted on fb with dates.

Next meeting on 2nd November will also be the AGM.  The agenda as follows:

  • Opening by Chairman
  • Statement of Accounts
  • Report of events
  • Elect committee members
  • Set subscriptions for next year
  • Decide on any resolutions which may be duly submitted to the meeting prior to the event.

Please let the Chairman know  if you do wish anything specific brought up 7 days prior to the meeting.

The club would like to thank everyone who has donated prizes for the 25th Anniversary Christmas Raffle.  A big thank you to Lee Grover who has organised this and if you wish to buy tickets.  Please contact Lee via messenger on fb.  Tickets are £1 a strip, or 3 for £2, or £5 for 7 strips.  You will be able to get tickets from Lee at the meet on 2nd November.

19th September 2017

Great number of the club members attended recently Busfest, Grill and Chill.  The club has had a fantastic year with lots of new members and lots of adventures together.  I am sure everyone in the club are looking forward to 2018.

Fear not the year is not over and another date for the diary is the KVWK Christmas Party.  Tickets are £30 a person which includes a 3 course meal and DJ til midnight.  If you wish to attend this club members must visit the KVWK fb page for details and get your name down ASAP.

Please note the club still have new KVWK logo stickers.  If you wish to have additional stickers they are £1.  Ask at the next club meet one of the committee.
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Website has been updated to latest events coming up.

19th August 2017

Website has been updated to latest events coming up.

Fun times have been had recently from the club who have attended together as club camping – Chilli Farm, Volkesweald and Whitenoise.

Future events coming up are Busfest and Grill and Chill.  So far its been a fantastic year for the club.

10th July 2017

Events page updated.

Yesterday was our annual KVWK Cruise and BBQ.  Another successful KVWK club members event.  Thanks to Stuart Doswell who puts a lot of handwork into this event without him this event just wouldn’t be the same.  I hope our members didn’t get sun burnt.  And a big thank you to you too the members.  Without you it wouldn’t be as special.  Food, Friends and Plenty of Fun !!!!

Well done to all the winners of the day.

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16th June 2017

We are fully subscribed for 2017 so new members would have to join February 2018.  Look forward to seeing new members in February 2018

2nd June 2017

New updates to website.  Events/Links.

New club stickers coming soon………………

24th May 2017

Events page updates made and Gallery.

13th April 2017

Website updated.

The club attended Elemental VW #11 Show at Crouch Valley Showground, Rayleigh, Essex over the weekend of April 8th.  It was a great first weekend festival to start the year and what fab weather we had.  Many thanks for the organisers.  Thanks to our members to for a really enjoyable weekend.

Please see our gallery of photos from all our club activities.

3rd March 2017

kvwk ski2KVWK members and families descended on Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre yesterday evening for a more active social meet, rather than the usual Newnham Court Inn gathering.

It was great to get the families and kids together for a entertaining evening.  I hope no one has any aches and pains today!!

We would like to give a big thank you to Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre for a great evening of Skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing.  And a special thank you to James Tank for organising us.

Great fun for all plus a few of our members who attended that evening received their free 25th  year Kentish V-Dub Klub can Koozie. Don’t worry they will be available at the next meet. If you require any extras they are £1.50. Remember they are limited edition 25 year anniversary.

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We would like to announce that we now have a Twitter account so if you would like to add us its @kent_VW_Klub

twitter @kent_vw_klub

22nd February 2017

Updates made on the website as the Fish and Chip Run date has now been finalised for May.  All club members need to do now is go on the members fb page and let the club know whose coming along.

Please note also that the meeting on the 2nd March is now a member event day for a change.  So do not head for Newham Court Inn or you will be on your own.  If you wish to join the club please see the Membership page.  So if your a member again see the members fb page with details regarding the event on the 2nd March.

So if your not a member then get joining your missing out on a year of adventures.

11th January 2017

Updates were made to the website so the events page only includes all the dates that the club actually attend as a club together.  Our next club meet is Thursday 2nd February at 19:30 Newham Court Inn, Bearsted Road, Weavering, Maidstone ME14 5LH.

29th January 2017

First meet of the year is Thursday 5th January 2017, 19:30 at Newnham Court Inn, Bearsted Rd, Weavering, Maidstone ME14 5LH.  If you want to bring your membership along its £15 and new members can sign up.  The club normally meet just inside the main entrance on the left hand side of the pub.  We look forward to greeting and meeting any new members for 2017.

7th December 2016

KVWK 2017 Calendar now available on the Merchandise page.

2nd December 2016

The new look website has been launched today.  Please note the site is still under some construction so please call back again.

3rd November 2016

AGM Meeting was held and the committe elected for 2017 is as follows. Brian Binns – Chairman, Phil Caxton – Vicechairman, Peter Simpson, Membership Secretary, Dave Tye – Treasurer, Stuart Doswell and Edward Trimmer – Club Co-ordinator, Lisa Gordon and Lee Grover, Show Co-ordinator, Lynsey Nardini – Newsletter Editor and Clare Denness – Webmistress.

It was agreed that club membership should rise from £10 to £15 for 2017 majority vote.for carried.