Website Exclusive - Hundreds of classic cars reunite at Ragley Hall for nostalgic show!
The 'new look' Classic Motor Show takes place at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire on Sunday 29 & Monday 30 May from 10am – 4pm.
The show, now in the hands of Gemini Events, following their takeover of Transtar Promotions roster, will include all the popular features of the annual event, and will also feature a new live commentary arena with performance and classic vehicles from the last 70 years.
The show is expected to attract 1000s of visitors as well as over 600 vintage, classic, American, kit and custom cars as well as motorcycles and commercial vehicles that reunite for this nostalgic and popular event.
New for 2016 is an interactive arena where visitors can find out more about the vehicles, as well as listen to live music and classic memories from the 1940’ to 1980’s. Jayne Darling, a professional singer, will be performing a collection of vintage classics throughout the weekend.
Several car clubs will be in attendance again including the Metropolitan Owners Club and Austin 10 Driver Club celebrating the history of local car production at Longbridge. The Lotus Drivers Club will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a special display on the Sunday. A display of kit and replica motors will be on display on the Monday in the courtyard sponsored by Complete Kit Car magazine
Visitors can also enjoy family water sport activities on the Ragley Lake as well as the Adventure Wood with 3D maze and Woodland Walk. The magnificent Hall, which is the family home to the Marquess & Marchioness of Hertford and its stunning gardens, will also be open for visitors to admire. Ragley’s Terrace Café will be serving freshly prepared light lunches, afternoon teas, home-made cakes etc. Harry’s Bar will also be open for alcoholic beverages and the Lakeside Lodge, located next to the Adventure Wood, will be serving ice-creams and snacks.
Hilary Philpott, House Manager at Ragley stated “We are delighted to host the classic car show over the May bank holiday weekend and to be working with a new organiser for this popular show. With something for everyone, the show is a great day out for all the family and not just motor enthusiasts!”
Tickets for the show cost £10 for adults, £5 for children, £25 for a family (2 adults & 2 children), 4 years and under are FREE as are Ragley members.
For more information about the show please visit www.classicmotorshows.co.uk, or call Gemini Events on 01527 831726. For more information about Ragley Hall & Gardens please visit the website at www.ragley.co.uk