Up to 3000 vehicles expected at the Bristol Classic Car Show

Up to 3000 vehicles expected at the Bristol Classic Car Show

The 32nd Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show is taking place on the April 16-17 April at the Royal Bath & West Show Ground. The 100,000 square-feet show will display up to 3000 classic cars indoors and outdoors over two days.

The show will also feature an outdoor market square; major car-related car boot jumble area; and 250 stands with major car clubs, exhibitors and traders offering a wealth of new and second-hand parts, tools, books and memorabilia.

The date has been set to coincide with Sundays ‘Drive it Day: a time for the nations classic cars to take to the roads in celebration of the efforts of the 64 cars in the first ‘Thousand Mile Trial back in 1900.

The Military Vehicle Trust is hoping to drive in up to 70 vehicles, and Nigel is offering the south west regions other classic vehicle clubs the option to finish their rallies at the Royal Bath & West Show Ground.

“What better way to round of an historic drive than to be welcomed back by thousands of fellow classic car drivers and enthusiasts; all eager to share stories and learn more about each others classic and historic vehicles,” he says.

“The same is true for classic car drivers who arent members of a club. The weekend will be a great opportunity to show off your car and share your passion with the rest of the classic car world.

As a special memento to commemorate ‘Drive it Day, the first 1000 classic cars, to arrive at the show on Sunday, will each receive a special commemorative mug.

Charterhouse will be running their show auction of classic cars and automobilia on Sunday 17th.

For further details, booking forms or tickets to the show, visit www.bccsl.co.uk or call 0117 907 1000.

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