SUNDAY 26 AUGUST 2018
CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY
CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Includes North West Mercedes-Benz Day
Our third and final event of 2018 at Capesthorne Hall, this popular August Bank Holiday event regularly attracts 400-500 display vehicles to this most picturesque of settings.
In addition to an eclectic display of vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles the Capesthorne Hall courtyard will feature and exclusive display of Mercedes Benz The courtyard directly outside Capesthorne Hall will be filled with a stunning display of vehicles courtesy of the Cheshire Mercedes Benz Owners Club.
ADMISSION COST PER DAY
Visitor parking is free.
ADMISSION TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED VIA THREE OPTIONS:
Tickets can be purchased through the online ticketing facility.
Gift vouchers can be purchased via the Classic Shows website and used at this event. Gift voucher upgrades of food / drink and photography vouchers can also be used at this event.
Day of the Event
Tickets can be purchased at the admission gate.
Exhibitors Please Note:
Please note that if attending the event using a vehicle exhibitor pass you must arrive by 11am. The pass provides entry for up to 2 adults and 2 children travelling in the pre-booked vehicle. Any further adults or children visitors will be charged at the on-the-day admission rate.
Visitors wishing to exhibit a pre-2003 motorcylcle in the show, may use a motorcycle season pass to benefit from reduced admission of just £3 per person (maximum 2 persons per pass travelling on the motorcycle). See the ‘Exhibit Your Classic Bike’ section below for further details.
Expect to see in the region of 400 vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles on display including an exclusive display of Mercedes Benz located in the courtyard outside the front of Capesthorne Hall.
In addition, there will be a variety of private vehicles displayed by age (pre-60s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s-03 and category (sports and convertibles, kit, custom and replica and American) plus a wide range of club stands and displays from the likes of Cheshire Classic Car Club, Mercedes Benz Club, Jaguar Enthusiasts Club, Potteries & South Car Club, Nutcrackers and Stoke on Trent Classic Car 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 and presenter of ‘Motoring North West’ on Ribble FM, Mark Stone. Mark will be assisted by seasoned judges Peter Burke and Peter Fleming (Cheshire Classic Car Club) with awards presented for a range of categories and culminating in the Car of the Show and Pride of Ownership categories.
Each participating vehicle exhibitor will receive a unique and complementary commemorative plaque.
The vehicle concours is located in the event arena and provides a much-loved central feature to the event. Mark will interview owners regarding their restoration projects and vehicle stories and provide interactive entertainment throughout the event.
TRADE, AUTOJUMBLE AND RETAIL
The event features a retail village comprising 40-50 trade and autojumble stalls selling a range of hard-to-find parts, merchandise, memorabilia, craft and vintage items.
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, confectionary and ice cream vendors. In addition, there is a permeant Courtyard café located within Capesthorne Hall.
Portable toilets will be located in the courtyard at the bottom of the events field and in addition, permeant toilets are also available inside Capesthorne Hall.
THE GROUNDS AND VISITOR INFORMATION
The event is located in the grounds of Capesthorne Hall, Congleton Road, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY – a listed, neo-classical and early 18th century property with Jacobean frontage.
The grounds, house and lake provide a breath-taking backdrop to a fantastic display of quality classic vehicles.
Visitors also have the opportunity to explore the superb formal gardens and grounds at no extra cost. For a small additional charge of £3.00 per adult, visitors can also avail of access to, and a tour of, Capesthorne Hall.
Capesthorne Hall is located off the A34 just past the Monk’s Heath cross roads where the A34 and A537 roads intersect. The venue is approximately 15 minutes from Alderley Edge and 15-20 minutes to Macclesfield.
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.
Visitor parking is free.
The event is located in the grounds of Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY.
Capesthorne Hall is located on the A34 between Alderley Edge and Congleton just south of the Monks Heath cross roads, in the village of Sinnington.
DISCOUNTED ADVANCE BOOKING
Classic Shows offers a heavily discounted admission ticket for car exhibitors who book in advance of the event. At a cost of just £4.50 per vehicle, the car exhibitor ticket allows entry for:
one classic car (aged 2003 / pre-2003) or a car in one of the following themes: American / kit / custom / replica car / a Mercedes-Benz of any age.
two adults and two children (aged up to 14).
If you are unsure whether your vehicle qualifies to exhibit, please contact the office. Any additional passengers will be charged at the full admission price.
Exhibitor passes are issued subject to exhibitors arriving at the event by 11.00am. If the exhibiting vehicle contains more than 2 adults and 2 children, any additional visitors will be charged at the standard on-the-day admission price.
To take up this offer exhibitors must confirm their booking no later than Friday 17 August 2018. Note that discounted exhibitor admission tickets are not available to purchase on the day of the event.
ON THE DAY TICKETS
Exhibitors are welcome to turn up on the day, pay the on-the-day admission price of £8.00 per adult / £3.00 per child (aged 7-14) and will then be directed into the event and located within the relevant vehicle display area.
Please note that £4.50 tickets are only available when booked in advance and are not available on the day of the event.
MOTORCYCLE SEASON PASS
We offer a free motorcycle season pass which provides a heavy discounted admission cost for visitors also bringing and exhibiting a motorcycle. The motorcycle season pass must be ordered ahead of the event and when produced at the gate on arrival, reduces the admission cost to just £3.00 per person (maximum two people per bike) when displaying a qualifying classic motorcycle (2003 / pre-2003).
Motorcycle exhibitors can retain the motorcycle season pass and use the pass throughout the 2018 season at most Classic Shows events (excludes the Manchester Bike Show at EventCity).
To guarantee receiving your motorcycle season pass in time for this event, orders should arrive to us no later than Friday 17 August 2018.
ON THE DAY TICKETS
Exhibitors are welcome to turn up on the day, pay the on the day admission price – £8 per adult / £3.00 per child (aged 7-14) – and will then be directed into the event and located within the relevant vehicle display.
Trade and autojumble pitches are a very popular feature of Classic Shows events and are available in sizes measuring 6x6m (or multiples thereof). Trade pitches are located outdoors on grass unless otherwise stated.
We have plenty of outdoor pitches but as pitches are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis (with the exception of Premium Trade pitches), it is recommended that traders arrive early to improve the chance of securing an attractive space.
Trade pitches can be booked in advance to secure a discount to the price or can be purchased on-the-day of the event at the on-the-day trade price.
To book in advance, please download the Trade and Autojumble Booking Form, compete the form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Classic Shows at 26 Westgate, Honley, Holmfirth, HD9 6AA.
Alternatively call the Classic Shows office on 01484 667776 and speak to one of the Classic Shows team will be delighted to help and confirm your booking.
PREMIUM TRADE PITCHES
For the first time in 2018, Classic Shows now offers the opportunity to secure Premium on-site trading pitches ahead of the event.
Premium pitches are the highest profile / largest footfall locations at the event and allow your trade stall to benefit from a much-improved presence. A great way to launch a new product or try and push sales to the next level. Space requirements can be agreed as required and all premium stands must be booked and paid for ahead of the event.
Premium pitches can be identified from the site map located here.
Please contact the office at email@example.com or 01484 667776 to confirm your booking, the amount of space required and pricing.
COST PER PITCH PER DAY
Trade and Autojumbles prices are unchanged from 2016 and 2017.
Autojumble is classed as any item which can be screwed, welded, bolted or otherwise affixed to a classic car or bike, plus repair manuals and parts lists. All other items are classified as trade (such as tools and accessories, books and literature, brochures, toys and models).
|Pay in Advance||Pay on the Day|
|Premium Trade Pitch (6x6m)||£Call Office||£Call Office|
|Trade Pitch (6x6m)||£40.00||£45.00|
|Autojumble (6x6m). Special offer: Trade 2 days for the price of 1||£10.00||£10.00|
Sunday: From 7am, and after 5pm.
Monday: From 7am.
Please note there is NO SATURDAY SETUP.
MORE EVENTS AT CAPESTHORNE HALL
View photos from previous events at Capesthorne Hall.
ABOUT CAPESTHORNE HALL
Capesthorne Hall has an interesting history. Read more on the Capesthorne Hall website.
Exhibiting your car
New to exhibiting? Read this guide to find out how we display your car, how to take part in concours, and other details.