The ClassicLine team are returning to the fine surroundings of Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham on Sunday 8th September 2019 for the Classic Motor Show. The lawns in front of the impressive country house will be the setting for a display of around 400 classic vehicles.
The venue has a fascinating link to the British motor industry. Herbert Austin spent his childhood growing up there as his father was Farm Bailiff to Earl Fitzwilliam, and in commemoration a special award will be presented to the best Austin of the show. He would certainly be pleased with the models on display, including the likes of a 7 Ruby, A30, and A55 Cambridge.
As the headline sponsor of Gemini Events, Classic Motor Shows, we are looking forward to seeing all the car clubs who are attending. Read our quick guide to what else you can expect to see…
Talk to the team…
Our insurance experts will be at the show all day and on hand to answer all your questions. So, whether you would like to find out more about cover for your classic, retro or modified vehicle; or would like to chat to our team about how we can support your car club, we would be more than happy to help.
You can even pick up a few freebies too!
Expect to see…
There are also plenty of other British classics to enjoy, including a rally specification 1968 Mini Cooper and a period-supercharged MGA, and visitors won’t want to miss a rather special 1934 Lagonda 3-litre Saloon. It was once owned by female racing driver, Kay Petre, who held a speed record at Brooklands as well as being a works Austin racer.
2019 also marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ford Capri with the show featuring a fine selection including a turbocharged 280 model.
For those that enjoy two-wheelers, a Lambretta that appeared in television drama, ‘This is England 1986’, will be on display. Prefer a classic commercial vehicle? Then the sole remaining Scammell 100-ton tractor unit is a real treat for those that like their old vehicles on a bigger scale. Having spent some years in the Leyland Museum and resplendent in company livery, it is being brought to the show by Maurice Hudson Senior from Hudsons of Dudley.
Take part in…
Alongside a wealth of trade stalls, there are plenty of great activities throughout the day, including parades in the live action arena, Pride of Ownership awards, and the famous ‘Decibel Duel’ that will find the loudest car at the show. And when the engines are quiet visitors can relax and enjoy music from West Midlands trio, The Bluebird Belles.
Hope to see you there!
Gates open at 10am until 4pm. Admission is £8 for adults, £4 for children (4-16 years), with a family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) for £20 when booked in advance. Tickets also available on the gate. Free parking for all visitors.
For more information, visit https://www.classicmotorshows.co.uk/wentworthwoodhouse.