The Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show 2018

Date: 16.06.2018 - 17.06.2018
Location: The Royal Bath & Western Showground The Royal Bath & Western Showground, 0 0

Time: 9:30am-4:00pm

Our Footman James Bristol Classic Car show is the UK’s longest running classic car event of its kind. The two-day show celebrates a variety of marques from a range of eras, including Jaguar, Morris Minor, Rolls Royce and Rover.



The Royal Bath & West Showground will be jam packed with specialist traders, suppliers and autojumble stands for enthusiasts to browse around and look for that missing piece.

Classic Car Sales

The show is the perfect place for enthusiasts to pick up a brand new classic car project as there will be cars on sale needing that extra bit of TLC through private sales on the classic car park or via the Charterhouse Auction room.

The auction will be selling more than 40 lots of classic cars ranging from £500 to more than £100,000; so, there is something to suit all kinds of budgets.

Please note: For people visiting the show on Saturday, you will have access to the Exmoor Hall for free all day. As Sunday is auction day, visitors will need to purchase a catalogue from the Charterhouse team to gain entry. These are priced at £10 and allows access for two.

Classic Car Park

Come and see a collection of a wide range of vehicles over on the classic car park. Meet bussing enthusiasts, photographers and other visitors that are enjoying a classic day out with their pride and joy.

Please note: All cars parked in the classic car park bust be 25 years or older to qualify for entry. You will need to pay per person to enter the show. Each car is automatically entered to win a multiple of awards that will be presented by a team member from Footman James.

Classic Car Clubs

Numerous classic car clubs will be joining us at the event, so, if you have any questions about becoming a member of a classic car club, then you may just find the right club for you.

Did you know? Footman James offer specialist rates for members of an  FJ affiliated club, including discounts!

Insurance Advice

Footman James has supported the Bristol Classic Car Show event for years and this year is no different. We love meeting you all at the show and we will be on hand to assist you with any classic car insurance advice.

This year Footman James will be bringing a beautiful 5.3L 1976 Jaguar XJ12C to the show. According to several classic Jaguar experts, this Jaguar has never been welded or sprayed and still has an original engine, gearbox and cinnamon interior. Pop over to the stand and see this vehicle on display on either the Saturday or Sunday!


You can purchase advanced tickets from just £10.

On the Gate Price:

  • £13 (Adult 1 Day)
  • £5 (Classic Car Driver Entry)

Get in half price! Classic car drivers can get half-price entry into the show. All you have to do is turn up in your vehicle (25yrs and older) and pay on the day - no booking required. Passengers can save money and purchase their ticket in advance.

Please note: Children’s tickets must be bought in conjunction with an adult ticket. Parking at the venue is FREE.