19 March 2024

Fun social gathering at the Van den Heuvel Carriage Builders Easter Show

Van den Heuvel carriage builders are happy to be able to organize the annual Easter show again. On Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, April 17th and 18th, they open their doors to the public. The Carriage Museum is also free to visit. They open their doors to the public on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, March 31 and April 1. The Carriage Museum can also be visited for free.

“It is always very pleasant during Easter,” says Eric van den Heuvel, who will exhibit carriages for the competitive driving sport and traditional carriages. “Everyone is also welcome for a snack and a drink. We are really looking forward to it again!”

Van den Heuvel organizes an annual Easter show for everyone who is interested in all the good that driving sport has to offer. Van den Heuvel builds presentation and marathon carriages according to the latest innovations and according to your wishes. In addition to the beautiful specimens from the collection of Van den Heuvel, many exclusive restored carriages can also be admired during the Easter show, built by world-famous carriage builders.

In addition to the range of carriages, Van den Heuvel also has a store with a wide range of new and antique accessories such as whips, gloves, drawbar sets and picnic sets, but also new and antique carriage lamps, and they are a dealer of Ideal harnesses.

Are you a serious competitive driver or do you drive recreationally? At Van den Heuvel & Zonen you are always welcome. In addition, the museum is open free of charge to all visitors on both days during the Easter Show.

Van den Heuvel welcomes you on Sunday, March 31 and Monday, April 1 between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM!

Restoration competition

In addition to the open house days at Carriage Builders Van den Heuvel, the restoration competition of the Dutch Traditional Gerij Association (NVTG) will also be held on April 1. The judging of the three most interesting entries starts April 1 at 1:00 PM. The awards ceremony will then take place at 2:30 PM. Every amateur who restores and/or builds a carriage based on a classic example is eligible to participate. You do not have to be a member of the NVTG to participate.

In addition to the trophy to be won, there is also a sum of money involved, also made available by the company Van den Heuvel from Valkenswaard. Experienced carriage restorers within the Dutch Traditional Carriage Association will also be available to provide you with advice (and assistance) in finding the best solution for the restoration, if you need it.

Click here for more information about the restoration competition

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