Lancaster Insurance
Headline Sponsor

Lancaster Insurance Services, established in 1984, specialises in arranging classic car insurance, in addition to a range of other general insurance products.

They live and breathe classics and this is shown through their commitment for sponsoring the UK’s largest classic car event, the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show and now for the first time Classic & Supercars at Sherborne Castle.

Using their carefully selected panel of insurers, and network of car clubs, they have a number of avenues available to get a great deal on your insurance.


Sponsors of the Forecourt display and Afternoon Tea in the Orangery

Parts of the Firm have their roots back in the 19th century when lots of small law practices abounded in most towns. Over the years more and more firms amalgamated and in 1997 the firms of Porter Bartlett & Mayo and Dodson Harding joined to become the business they have today…Porter Dodson. In 1999 they were joined by the Dorchester firm, Lock, Reed & Lock and then, in the last few years, by Batt, Sanders & Bennett from Yeovil and Boase, Bennett, James from Cornwall. Most recently, Austen Whetham & Guest of Bridport joined the firm.

The bedrock of these constituent firms were the partners who had brought their businesses through two World Wars, and a number of them had been decorated for serving in them. Some of this spirit lives on in the firm today and many partners and staff continue to spend most or all of their working lives in the business.

The business is now ranked in the Top 200 UK law firms according to The Lawyer magazine and has a good number of recognised solicitors in Chambers and the Legal 500.

Sponsors of the Lakeside Luncheon

Their homes and apartments are based in London Greenwich, Dorset and Ireland.

All their investments are built and furnished to a very high standard and they have previous clients returning and asking for the same homes as last time. Transportation facilities are truly excellent from all their properties.They have strategically chosen their properties to dovetail in with existing transportation, these include where available, bus, rail, tube and DLR links to much of London.

Sponsors of the
Mercedes-Benz Marque Feature

Avantgarde Automotive is an independent Mercedes-Benz specialist offering servicing, repairs, diagnostics and MOT’s, together with a range of hand-picked pre-owned cars for sale which have all been prepared to the highest standard. With over 20 years’ experience in the prestige and specialist sector of the motor industry you can be assured that your Mercedes-Benz is in safe hands.

Avantgarde Automotive is also a member of the Mercedes-Benz Owners Club and is an active participant on the owners’ forum, giving help and advice on a range of technical issues.

Sponsors of the Catering Area
and Entertainment

Battens is recognised as one of the country’s most progressive law firms providing decisive legal solutions to clients nationwide who value a high standard of practical legal support.

With offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Weymouth, Dorchester, Wareham, Bath and London, the philosophy of their Directors and staff is to offer an expert professional service on a personal basis, delivering the results their clients wan


West Country Cars is the South West’s premier used car dealer in the heart of Somerset, they stock the cars you thought you couldn’t afford, with the industries finest warranty packages and their own limited period No Quibble promise included free with every purchase.

They guarantee “NO PRESSURE SELLING” as their customers buy their cars and they are just there to make it happen with good old style friendly but professional customer service. They are an approved Foxy Lady dealer which means they are completely female friendly and able to offer help and advice wherever needed.

Brotherwood® has been manufacturing Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles since 1985. Our attention to detail, customer care and commitment to quality mean our ‘WAVs’ carry an excellent reputation across the world.

Brotherwood® are regarded as the pioneers of the modern ‘Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle’, changing the perception of disabled transport from conspicuous high-roof vans to discreet everyday passenger cars.


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There are still some Sponsorship opportunities available at this year’s show – click here to view.