ABOUT THE SHOW
10am-4pm (Both days)
Expect to see 500+ 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.
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 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. The commentator 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.
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 Thoresby Park.
Portable toilets will be located in the events field and in addition, permanent toilets are also available inside the Courtyard.
THE GROUNDS AND VISITOR INFORMATION
The event is located in the grounds of Thoresby Park, Ollerton, Notts, NG22 9EP on the main lawns. Visitors are able to explore the full grounds and parklands and also the Thoresby Courtyard which features a selection of hand picked retailers and a sit down café.
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.
Ample car parking is available and upon arrival at the venue visitors should follow the high vis road signs directing them into the correct entrance. Please do not use the Thoresby Courtyard entrance when attending the event (this will also be signposted as no entry). Upon arrival visitors will be directed into the car park by event stewards, will park their vehicles and walk into the event. Visitor parking is free for all events run by Classic Shows at Thoresby Park.
Thoresby Park is situated midway between the Ollerton round-a-bout and the Clumber Park/A57/A1M R-A-B on the A614 Nottingham to Doncaster road.Within the vicinity of the event please follow the hi-vis ‘Classic Vehicle Show’ signs which will direct you into the event.