The Show

The Capel Classic Car & Bike Show

The Capel Classic Car & Bike Show takes place every year on the 3rd Saturday of August. From humble beginnings in the early 90's it has now become one of the most anticipated shows in the season of Classic Shows.
The show opens to the public at 12 noon and runs until 5pm. Entry Fee to the entire show £5/pp. Children under 12 go free.

Get your entrance tickets at the Capel Box Office website.

Auto Jumble

The Auto Jumble sale has its own attraction and is now inseparable from the show. We are trying to get in as many stalls as space permits. Want to have a stall or pitch? Please follow this link and register.

Annual Flower Show

This year in its 126th year, the Summer Show is always on the 3rd Saturday in August, sited on Capel Recreation Ground, it runs alongside the Capel Classic Car Show. The Grand Marquee is surrounded by a traditional village fete with fabulous food and drink offerings, including a mini beer festival with a selection from various local breweries. As well as a Fun Dog Show there are hobby and handicraft displays and exhibitors selling home-made produce, crafts and plants. Please have a look at the Capel Show website. Get your entrance tickets at the Capel Box Office website.

What our visitors say

What the show does well:: Vast exhibit of cars and bikes of all makes and ages

Any other feedback: The grouping of the same name of vehicles could have been organised better

Mr A G, Car or Bike exhibitor

What the show does well:: Number of cars all to high standard A focus group i.e. Land Rover really good idea. Perhaps sports cars old and new for next year as everyone loves sports cars

Any other feedback: Great show – really well done to organisers. Even parking was well managed and entry fee just right

Mr U E, Capel Show visitor (Horti & Cars on Saturday)

What the show does well:: car display

Any other feedback: toilets are no good

Mr H J, Car or Bike exhibitor

What the show does well:: lots of cars, slick entry and exit

Any other feedback: more food stalls pls

Mr F N, Car or Bike exhibitor

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Latest news

Registration closed on 04/08

There’s a first for everything. Due to the increased interest in our show we have reached the maximum nr of vehicles we can manage in the show ground ahead of […]

One month to go…

One month before the show and we have already more online registrations than we had last year in total. 525 and counting. It’s going to be a bumper turn out. […]

We have improved our registration system

Due to the continuing popularity of the show we have had to become smarter in the way we operated the exhibit registration and issued show passes. When you sign up […]

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Some facts about the 2018 show

Classic Cars & Bikes
# Public cars parked
Money raised (£)

A message from the chairman

Dear Friends! The 2019 show now lies ahead. The organisational wheels have started to grind. We have new faces in the committee and a reshuffle of duties and tasks with people now dedicated to 'sustainability' of the show and also a 'set-up / breakdown manager'. We have settled on Triumph as show focus and we'll try to make something special of it. Of course the improvements of last year will continue with a splendid PA System and our uprated toilets. We anticipate to have a compère this year to make the event more engaging and to hear some interesting stories from some of the exhibitors. We are looking to create a little more space in the grounds so we can host a few more exhibits and also create buffer space for queuing. Also we are looking at ways to reduce congestion in the village. Last year some of you didn't make it into the grounds due to overheating of engines. We will do our utmost to avoid this from happening again. We have introduced arrival slots to spread out the numbers arriving which should ease the flow and improve access to the grounds. Potentially we will use a 'one way' system for arrivals. All will be signposted on the day. We look forward to greeting you all again.
Dik Hoogmoed