Five vintage car shows to visit in Suffolk 2022


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7:00 a.m. on January 9, 2022



Whether you are an oil lover or not, there are plenty of classic vehicle shows taking place in Suffolk this year.

We have selected five that you will be able to attend in 2022.

Mini Barn Bash

Mini fanatics from across the region will be coming to Stonham Barns later this year to show their pride and joy.


The Mini Barn Bash will return to Stonham Barns this year
– Credit: DENISE BRADLEY / Archant2021

In addition to all the classic minis, there will be food and drink outlets, a licensed bar and live music.

Or: Stonham Barn Park

When: Camping days June 11-12, show day June 12

Cost: Standard ticket (Sunday only) – £ 10, free for children under 12

The classic and sports car festival

Visitors will be able to see more than 1,000 classic and sports cars at the Helmingham Hall festival.


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One of the biggest events held annually at Helmingham Hall is the popular Classic Car Show. Photo: Julie Kemp
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Over 7,000 people visited the 2021 event with cars representing the last 10 decades of automotive history.

Most of the vehicles come from the heyday of British motoring – the brands on display included Alvis, Bristol, Jensen, AC Riley, Armstong Sideley, Lea Francis, Crossley, BSA, Lagonda, Lanchester and Gordon Keeble.

The oldest vehicle to have participated in the event is a Ford Model T from 1914.

When: Sunday August 7 – 10 am-5pm

Or: Helmingham Room

Cost: The price of the ticket will be announced soon

American auto show

The Carrot Town Garage American Car Show is coming to Stonham Barns for a second year and will feature all things American, provided it has an engine.


Thousands of car enthusiasts came to the Stonham Aspal Car Classic Show.  Photo: Victoria Pertu

The classic American auto show attracted hundreds of people in its first year
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In addition to the classic cars, there will also be food and drink stalls and live music.

Or: Stonham Barn Park

When: Sunday July 24

Cost: Standard ticket – £ 10, under 12s free

Stonham Motorcycle Show

The annual Stonham Barns Park Motorcycle Show will be back this year, featuring award-winning sport bikes and old-fashioned choppers.

The 2 Bros Stunt Team will join other attractions to be confirmed this year.

Or: Stonham Barn Park

When: Sunday 8 May

Cost: Standard ticket – £ 10, under 12s free

Swedefest Truck Show

If you love trucks, you will love the Swedfest Truck Show at Stonham Barns.


The grill sculpture on a Beauford is polished by owner Nigel Whitworth at the Classic Car Show in St

Hundreds of people show their pride and joy at classic car shows across Suffolk
– Credit: DENISE BRADLEY / Archant2021

The festival will occupy the entire area of ​​the fairgrounds, with some owners traveling hundreds of kilometers to show off their trucks.

Visitors will also be able to participate in other Stonham Barns attractions including Adventure Golf, Teapot Pottery and Owl Sanctuary.

When: Saturday July 24 and Sunday July 25

Or: Stonham barns

Cost: Adults £ 5 and children under 16 are free


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