Vintage and classic car events across Dorset

Radio presenter Chris Evans has declared Friday April 4 as UK National Classic Car Day. If you’re inspired by this, why not check out some vintage car events happening across Dorset in the next few months.

Classics Around Dorset - May 25

Our 2014 Road Run and Display will be taking place on Bank Holiday weekend and funds raised this year will go towards supporting the work of the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Car Type: All classics

Number of Cars Attending: 100 max

Times: 9:00 to 6pm

Location: Hazelbury Bryan, Sturminster Newton


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Can Am Car Club Lazy Sunday - June 1

Over 200 cars and trade stands with bar, lots to see and do a great family day out, trophies for best cars etc and great raffle. above over 1500 people expected.

Car Type: American

Number of Cars Attending: 200+

Times: 09:00am-5pm

Location: St Edwards School, Dale Valley Rd, Poole



Bournemouth and Poole Transport and Vehicle show - July 12 and July 13

Working steam and steam displays, stationary engines, vintage and classic vehicles, Shire Horses, birds of prey, crafts & model marquee, juvenile rides, arena displays, exhibits and collections trade and autojumble stalls.

Car Type: All classics

Number of Cars Attending: 500

Location: Pilford Heath Farm


Leigh Dorset Village Food Festival + Classic show - July 19

This is proving to be a very successful show, and will, of course, be in our amazing Village Hall. Please spread the word to your friends and relations – it really is a day not to be missed.

Car Type: All classics

Number of Cars Attending: Typically 100

Times: 10am-4pm

Location: Leigh Village Hall


Merlin Sherborne Castle - July 20

Classics at the castle at Sherbourne Dorset via Merlin Events

Car Type: All classics

Sherborne Castle, New Rd, Sherborne, DT9 5NR