ABOUT THE SHOW
Expect to see 1000+ vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles on display.
In addition, there will be a variety of private vehicles displayed by age (pre-60s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s onwards) 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, Jaguar Enthusiast Club (Cheshire, Staffs, Red Rose and Wirral regions), Mercedes-Benz Owners Club (Cheshire, N. Wales, 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 models from the likes of BSA, Norton and Velocette.
All exhibiting vehicles are automatically included in the vehicle judging and awards process which will be overseen by experienced vehicle commentator, radio and social media personality Mark Stone and car and motorcycle judge and previous winner of the Isle of Man TT, Peter Fleming. Mark and Peter will present awards across all vehicle categories and culminating in the Pride of Ownership, Club of the Show and Car of the Show awards.
The vehicle concours 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. If you have an interesting vehicle or a story behind it, feel free to let Mark know and he may just arrange for you to be interviewed!
Each vehicle exhibitor entering the arena for judging is eligible to receive a unique and complementary commemorative plaque.
TRADE, AUTOJUMBLE AND RETAIL
There will be a retail village featuring a number of trade and autojumble stalls selling a range of hard-to-find parts, merchandise, memorabilia, craft and vintage items.
Please note that there is strictly no set up on Saturday 27 May 2023 and set up for trade and autojumble stalls if from 7am on each event day only.
MODERN VEHICLE DEALERSHIPS
The event may feature a selection of modern vehicle dealership and manufacturer exhibitors. If any dealerships are confirmed, they will be announced ahead of the event via our email newsletter and our Facebook page. 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.
Portable toilets will be located in the courtyard at the bottom of the events field and in addition, permanent toilets are also available inside Capesthorne Hall.
THE GROUNDS AND VISITOR INFORMATION
The event is located in the grounds of Cholmondeley castle, built in the early 19th century by the 1st Marquess. Nestled within historic parkland our 70acres of beautiful gardens offer magnificent displays through the seasons and are filled with colour and botanical delights..
Visitors are able to explore the superb formal gardens and grounds at no extra cost. For a small additional charge of £4 per adult, visitors can also have access to, and a tour of, the Capesthorne Hall building.
OTHER INFORMATION – DOGS, CAR PARKING ETC
We are a very dog friendly organisation and dogs are allowed at the event. We kindly ask that visitors keep their dogs on leads at all times and use the on-site dustbins to dispose of any dog waste.
Visitor parking is free.
The event is located in the grounds of Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH.
Cholmondeley Castle is located just off the A49 between Ridley and Bickley Moss.