This popular August Bank Holiday event regularly attracts 400-500 display vehicles. In addition to an eclectic display of vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles the courtyard directly outside Capesthorne Hall will be filled with a stunning display of vehicles courtesy of the Cheshire Mercedes-Benz Owners Club.
In addition, there will be a variety of private vehicles displayed by age (pre-60s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s-04 and category (sports and convertibles, kit, custom and replica and American) plus a wide range of club stands and displays from the likes of Cheshire Classic Car Club, Mercedes-Benz Owners Club (Cheshire, N. Wales, Red Rose and N. Staffs regions), Stag Owners Club, MG Owners Club, XR Owners, Fords and Friends and the MR2 Drivers Club.
In the classic bike section, up to 100 vintage and classic motorcycles will be on display including the likes of BSA, Norton and Velocette.
All exhibiting vehicles are automatically included in the vehicle concourse which will be overseen by experienced vehicle commentator and Drystone Radio presenter, Mark Stone. Mark will be assisted by seasoned judges Peter Burke and Peter Fleming (Cheshire Classic Car Club) with awards presented for a range of categories and culminating in the Pride of Ownership, Club of the Show and Car of the Show awards.
The vehicle concourse is located in the event arena and provides a much-loved central feature to the event. Mark will interview owners regarding their restoration projects and vehicle stories and provide interactive entertainment throughout the event.
Each participating vehicle exhibitor will receive a unique and complementary commemorative plaque.
TRADE, AUTO-JUMBLE AND RETAIL
There will be a retail village featuring 40-50 trade and auto-jumble stalls selling a range of hard-to-find parts, merchandise, memorabilia, craft and vintage items.
MODERN VEHICLE DEALERSHIPS
New for 2019, the event will feature a selection of modern vehicle dealership and manufacturer exhibitors. Visitors can learn more about the latest models, technology and finance products from knowledgeable staff who will be on hand to answer queries.
FOOD AND DRINK, TOILETS
A wide selection of quality food and drink is available from a range of on-site catering facilities including a bar, confectionery and ice cream vendors. In addition, there is a permanent Courtyard café located within Capesthorne Hall.
Prices: Adults £8, Children (7-14 yrs) £3. Free visitor parking.
Hall opens from 12 noon (last admission 3.30 pm)
Hall Admission Adults £3, accompanied children free
Butlers Pantry Coffee Shop open 11am – 4.30 pm for refreshments