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Coventry Festival of Motoring - information for traders


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Coventry Festival of Motoring is a fantastic weekend of motoring festivities, taking place at Stoneleigh Park on August Bank Holiday 2012.

This presentation gives details about the Festival for potential traders.

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Coventry Festival of Motoring - information for traders

  1. 1. A celebration of transport... with a difference
  2. 2. Coventry Festival of Motoring <ul><li>Coventry Festival of Motoring has taken place ‘almost’ every year for over 25 years – though it has had several names throughout that time. </li></ul><ul><li>The Festival has always been held on the first Sunday in September, at Coventry’s War Memorial Park. </li></ul><ul><li>The flagship element of the event is a 60 mile ‘historic vehicle run’ through the Warwickshire countryside. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Coventry Festival of Motoring <ul><li>Having grown in popularity year after year, the festival now attracts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Around 600 participants and their cars, buses and motorbikes on the historic vehicle run </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 20,000 visitors who come to the park to enjoy a Sunday of family entertainment and to welcome the participants back to the park on their return </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The festival has been so successful that it has outgrown its home at Coventry’s War Memorial Park, therefore from 2012 onwards it will move to a new home at the prestigious Stoneleigh Park.
  5. 5. This change of venue offers a world of new opportunities for Coventry Festival of Motoring to further increase its reputation as a key highlight of the classic motoring calendar.
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Festival will now take place over two days instead of one, on the Saturday and Sunday of August Bank Holiday </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday will be ‘enthusiasts day’ with a new programme of events including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classic car sales & auction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autotests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car ‘gymkhana’ driving skills competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concours d’etat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gala dinner with prestigious guest speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car club displays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thrill rides & experiences </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Sunday’s programme will continue to revolve around the flagship ‘historic vehicle run’, with vehicles 600 taking part in an all-new route through the stunning Warwickshire countryside. </li></ul><ul><li>For Sunday visitors to the park, entertainment will include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motorbike stunt show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classic cars sales & auction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wall of death </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fairground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car Club displays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landrover 4x4 experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charity super car & classic car rides </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Traders Saturday & Sunday </li></ul><ul><li>When the Coventry Festival of Motoring was a one-day event it attracted 20,000 transport enthusiasts and families </li></ul><ul><li>The Festival is now a two-day event, taking place on August Bank Holiday weekend, and as such looks set to be even bigger and better than ever before </li></ul><ul><li>A variety of opportunities are available for traders to have a presence at this unique event, with a diverse and captive audience </li></ul><ul><li>If you would like to get involved please contact Colin Harris to find out more: Colin Harris 024 7623 4274 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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