ABOUT THE SHOW
Expect to see in the region of 500 vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles on display including an exclusive display of Jaguars from the Jaguar Drivers 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 Durham Mini Club, JDC Area 11, Northern Pony Club, MX5 Owners Club, Sunderland & District Classic Vehicle Society, Teeside Truimph and X19 Owners 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 concours which will be overseen by experienced vehicle commentator, our commentator will be assisted by seasoned judges 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 concours is located in the event arena and provides a much-loved central feature to the event. The commentator 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, AUTOJUMBLE AND RETAIL
There will be retail village featuring 40-50 trade and autojumble stalls selling a range of hard-to-find parts, merchandise, memorabilia, craft and vintage items.
MODERN VEHICLE DEALERSHIPS
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
Mobile food and drink facilities are available at the event selling breakfast rolls, burgers, hot dogs and hot and cold drinks. There will also be a responsible bar and ice cream vendors.
Portable and permanent male, female and disabled toilet facilities are available.
THE GROUNDS AND VISITOR INFORMATION
The event is located at Hardwick Hall Hotel – a well established venue renowed for its scenery and at the host of various high-profile events in the North East.
Visitors attending the Classic Car & Motorcycle Show benefit from full and unrestricted access to the entire Hardwick Hall site without extra charge.
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 is provided free of charge. Upon arrival at Hardwick Hall visitors will be directed to park before leaving their vehicles and entering the event.
Just North of the A177/A689 Roundabout at Sedgefield, a few minutes from the A1(M) Junction 60 or the A19. Follow the A177 North for 200 meters from the roundabout towards Durham and our driveway is on your left. We also offer free hotel parking.
The venue is sign posted via permanent brown road signs and on event weekend will also include temporary, hi-vis ‘vehicle show’ road signs directing visitors and exhibitors into the relevant entrance points.