7th August 2022

The Ultimate VW Show by the sea

After making it’s debut in 2018, rising out of the ashes of Beach Buggin’, newly established Beach Dubbin’ is making it’s return to Southsea Common!
Sunday 7th August 2022 - 10am to 4pm

100% Charity event

As you all will know our show is not for profit, which means less the cost of the show, all the profits go straight to charity!

In 2021 you raised an incredible £16,037,20 beating the pervious show in 2019 of £15,408.95, without YOU attending and supporting our show, we simply wouldn’t be able to support the charities we support or put the show on. So from all of us here, thank you.

The main charities benefiting from the funds raised in 2021 event were

The local charities to accompany The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance in 2022 are yet to be confirmed.

Attending the show

Beach Dubbin' is held on Southsea Common and is free to access via foot.

Bringing a vehicle?

If you're planning on bringing your vehicle to the show, we offer an arena for vehicles of interest at £10 for all day attendance (10am - 4pm).

If you are planning on bringing any other vehicle, there is numerous city council parking areas within walking distance.

Local Traders & Caterers

Any one wishing to book a trader/catering pitch for 2022 please click here

Show Galleries

A selection of images from pervious shows.

Meet The Team

So how did Beach Dubbin' come to be? read more on how a group of local Volkswagen enthusiast (some say nutter's) became the team below. From the Left: Charlotte, Jason, Kate, Mark, Sue and Grant

2022 Show Sponsors

Just Kampers

Just Kampers are proud to be a recognised name in the VW and campervan community when it comes to the provision of parts, spares and accessories. Whether you're looking for awnings, engine parts, heating systems or camping equipment, we have it all.
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SGS Aircooled

Having been in the trade for over 20 years, there isn't much that our team can't do with Volkswagens. Whether you want your bus lower, your bug faster, repaired, resprayed or a full restoration project, our team is up for the job!
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Breeze Van Centres

Established in 2000, Breeze Motor Group has grown through our commitment to providing an uncompromising level of customer service whilst offering exceptional value and choice. Combining our strong, local identity with Volkswagen's unrivaled heritage for excellence, style, and consistency, we offer new and Approved Used Volkswagen car sales, as well as a full, main dealer aftersales service.
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Founded in 1998, our story started with two surfing brothers who had a passion for coastal living, surfing, and graphic print tees. Fast forward to today, we now offer the family, sports enthusiasts, outdoor lovers a range of stylish, functional, and comfy collection of clothes and accessories, that won't break the bank
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2022 Event Sponsors

Hide Away Campervans

Shore Tees Ltd

CampBoxx Ltd

Classicline Insurance

Sponsor Our Show

Show Sponsors

Benefits include:

  • 15m x 6m Prime Pitch at the front of the trade area at Beach Dubbin
  • Logo on Beach Dubbin show leaflets
  • Logo on Beach Dubbin website, bio and link to your website
  • Shout outs on the Beach Dubbin Social media platforms plus a feature about your business with a link to your website

Only £350.00

Event Supporter

Benefits include:

  • 10m x 6m Pitch at Beach Dubbin
  • Logo on Beach Dubbin website that links to your website
  • Shout outs on the Beach Dubbin Social media platforms plus a feature about your business with a link to your website

Only £150.00

Trophy Sponsor

Benefits include:

  • Shout outs on the Beach Dubbin Social media platforms in the run up to the show plus a shout out at the Event during the trophy presentation

Only £50.00

Event Location

Beach Dubbin', Southsea Common, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Ariel Photo by Daniel Tilsley Photography