Sherborne Classic & Supercar Show Announces New Charity Structure
Sherborne Classic Cars CIO (Charity Number 1172969) a new grant-making Charity, announced on 30th June 2017 the acquisition of the ‘Sherborne Classic & Supercars Show’, one of the premier classic and supercar events in the South of England held at Sherborne Castle.
Beginning this year, the Show will be run by Sherborne Classic & Supercars Limited, a company set up by the new Charity to continue the charity fundraising aims of the show.
The show is being put on to raise funds for the charitable purposes of the new Charity, which plans to make donations to one national and local charities in Dorset and Somerset.
Sherborne Castle Classic & Supercar Show Raises £53,000 for Charities
Hosted by our Presidents, Edward and Maria Wingfield Digby of Sherborne Castle, show Chairman Nigel Young invited the 3 supporting Rotary Clubs and Inner Wheel* to make awards for a total of 9 charities sharing the £53,000 raised by the show.
Stuart Annett- Show Secretary says:
‘We are delighted that from this year’s Show, held on 17th July, we were today able to distribute to Charities the astonishing amount of £53,000.The funds have been donated to National and Local charities, supported by the Rotary Clubs of Yeo Vale, Sherborne Castles and Brue Valley to assist young people and the needy by contributing to vital medical research, whilst helping local organisations that care for the sick and work with young people (read full press release for list of benefitting charities) .This has only been possible thanks to the tremendous support received from the motoring community as a whole – with special thanks to Car Clubs, private car exhibitors, traders, suppliers, national and local media and our sponsors. (read full press release for list of Sponsors). We are hugely grateful for this on-going support which over the past three years has enabled the show to raise a total of £85,000 for good causes’
The next show, our 14th year, will be held as before in the wonderful grounds of Sherborne Castle, now a 2 day show – 15/16th July 2017.