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This is our 11th year and we have a great event lined up, with the Jaguar Marque feature Sponsored by Taunton Jaguar.   Follow our web site or on twitter to ensure you get the latest news about this event as soon as it is published.

Classic & Supercars Show – For Car Enthusiasts and Families

Show Features

A fantastic day of events and displays including motor club stands, motor trade stands, autojumble, craft fair and a quality classic and supercar auction as well fun activities for the whole family.

Take a look at some of the main features:

  • Marque Feature – Porsche – Sponsored by Porsche Centre BournemouthRead about the History of Porsche
  • Five times Le Mans winner and Porsche Ambassador, Derek Bell, will be this year’s Celebrity Guest
  • Haynes International Motor Museum special Castle Forecourt display
  • Classic, Vintage, and Sports cars
  • Supercar displays and tour arrivals on each day
  • Tours & Parades – Supercars, Rally cars, Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari and PistonHeads clubs
  • Rally car display
  • American cars including Hot Rods and Custom
  • Race cars – historic and modern
  • Electric and Special cars
  • Car Clubs with more than 40 stands
  • Vintage motorcycle display
  • Motor Trade, Autojumble, Craft Fair – over 150 stands
  • Charterhouse Classic and Supercar Auctions – Learn more
  • Castle and Grounds open to visitors – see Venue
  • Wide range of food outlets and beautiful picnic areas – see Catering Facilites
  • Free parking with dedicated disabled and motorcycle areas – see Getting Here & Parking
  • Live music entertainment and attractions – Learn more

Visit The Cars section for more information and links to pictures galleries of cars at previous events.

Classic & Supercars Show – Over 2000 Vehicles

The Cars

Now in its 16th year in the beautiful grounds of Sherborne Castle, Dorset, the Classic & Supercars Show has the largest display of Vintage, Heritage, Sport and Classic cars as well as Supercars in the South West.

This year’s Marque Feature is Porsche – Sponsored by Porsche Centre BournemouthRead about the History of Porsche

We are expecting over 2000 vehicles to be on display at this year’s show. Here are just some of the cars that were seen at previous events, many of which will be here again this year:

If you wish to display an individual vehicle or as a Club, please see the Exhibitors Guide.

Car Auctions

Charterhouse Classic & Supercar Auction

Charterhouse will again be running a fabulous auction for both Classic Cars and Supercars.

Charterhouse auctioneers and valuers have been involved with classic cars, motorcycles and automobilia since 1999 with the first specialist auction being conducted in 2000.

Charterhouse had the pleasure of conducting the first classic car auction in the beautiful Castle grounds in 2009, which was very successful. Since then each subsequent auction has been built upon with hundreds of classic cars and motorcycles being sold – with a top price achieved by an Aston Martin DB6 restoration project for a not inconsiderable £150,000.

Charterhouse hold a program of specialist classic car and motorcycle auctions throughout the year at national events such as the Netley Marsh Autojumble in September and the Bristol classic car show in June. Both these events and Classics & Supercars at Sherborne Castle are attended by thousands of potential buyers, which is a unique selling point for Charterhouse’s clients. Having achieved some excellent results for their vendors at Sherborne Castle, they look forward to holding more successful auctions in the future.

Slot Car Racing

Visitors, young and old, will be able to demonstrate their racing skills on a high-tech slot car racing circuit run by Exmoor Slot Racing Club.

The custom built circuit is based on the Scalextric Digital system, which allows up to 6 cars to race on a 2 slot track with lane change overtaking.

Live race data is displayed with timing to 1/1000th of a second.

Fastest lap of the day wins a Scalextric car!

Attractions & Live Music


Children’s Area

A safe play area particularly for younger children with bouncy castle, slides, and roundabouts will again feature at the show.

Craft Fair

In our dedicated marquee and adjacent plots see more than 30 craft stalls where quality products, including art, greetings cards, gifts, pottery, woodworking, jewellery, clothing (quality/retro), fine foods, etc. will be displayed.

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Live Music

Great live acts will be performing throughout the show including:

Arcadia Jazz

This local Jazz band has played at the show for many years. Based in East Devon the Band has been playing throughout the South West since 1996.

Clive Smith Trumpet and Vocals – Tony Roberts, Tenor Sax, Clarinet and Flute – Richard Stewart, Baritone Sax, Flute – Mike Sayers Alto Sax – Ronnie Jones, Drums – Matt Taylor Bass. They play regular gigs at Center Parcs and Longleat.

The Pantasy Steel Band

The Pantasy Steel Band (or Steel Drum Band as they are sometimes called) are one of the UK’s finest Steel Bands. They play across the country at a wide range of events.

Their steel band music is a good mix of some traditional Caribbean Music which is very laid back and works well as background music, through to more upbeat repertoire which is often more recognisable and includes steel pan arrangements of well known songs by artists such as Bob Marley and UB40.

Classic & Supercars Show – Raising Money for Good Causes

Supported Charities

The event, which is now established as one of the UK’s premier car shows, has over the last 5 years raised £171,000 for national and local charities.

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The British Heart Foundation is our headline charity for the 2019 show.
The British Heart Foundation research all heart and circulatory diseases and the things that cause them.  Heart disease, stroke, vascular dementia, diabetes and many more.  All connected, all under our microscope.  Our research is the promise of future cures and treatments.  The promise to protect the people we love.

In 2019 the Classic & Supercars Show will also be supporting the following local charities:

LittleLandies – Children’s Land Rover Rides

This year’s Feature Marque is Land Rover (Sponsored by Yeovil Land Rover), so it’s great to welcome LittleLandies to the show – giving children the opportunity  to try out the Land Rover experience!

LittleLandies are powered by battery driven motors, their maximun speed is 3 – 5 mph. Each vehicle is fitted with a safety cut off switch. LittleLandies are safe to operate and are fully supervised at all times.

Driving LittleLandies can help children with hand/eye coordination and spatial awareness, as well as being lots of fun and enjoyment.

For more information visit the LittleLandies website.

Read about the History of Land Rover – 70 Years, 1948-2018.