and Motoring Festival
Located on the beautiful Embankment and in Russell Park in the heart of Bedford, this festival to be held on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2020 will be a fascinating display of vehicles and kites alike!
Staged in partnership with Bedford Borough Council, this year's festival will be bigger and better than before.
Offering something for everyone, whether you're a motoring or kite enthusiast or simply looking for a fun-filled family day out, this site will keep you up to date with all the attractions that will be on offer and details of how you can get involved.
Check back in with us for the latest news and information as it becomes available. We look forward to welcoming you in June!
From all the Festival team.
Building on the success of this year, with over 300 vehicles and 30,000 visitors, the 2020 festival will be bigger and better and will feature some exciting new attractions. Expect to see just about any vehicle you can imagine on display, from veteran, classic, modern classic, modified, racing and competition cars, supercars, agricultural, emergency and military vehicles, public transport, traction engines, motorcycles, scooters, bicycles and even pedal cars - phew, that's quite a list! Add to that special attractions including the 'Fabulous Fifty' cavalcade of iconic vehicles and the all-new arena events including Off-Roaders Challenge and Crazy Cars and there's sure to be something to keep all the family entertained!
Apart from the motoring attractions, visitors will also be able to enjoy
amazing kite-flying displays, with kites never seen before in the UK, along with family entertainment and attractions, funfair rides, the popular craft marquee and numerous food and drink outlets.
A weekend not to miss, so get the date in your diaries!
13th -14th June 2020, Bedford Embankment and Russell Park
Entry Charges and
£5.00 per day OR
£8.00 for both days
£4.00 flat rate for motorcycles
Choose to come on Saturday or Sunday or if you wish to exhibit on both days, there is a reduced rate of £8 in total. (Motorcyles pay £4 for one or both days).
Any vehicles that are of special interest and are in good condition are welcome to exhibit.
Entry will be at The Festival's discretion to avoid over duplication of any particular marque or model.
There are a number of pitches available for commercial opportunities such as craft stalls, food stalls or general trading. Pitches start at £275 for a 3m pitch up to £625 for a 10m pitch. Please download the Trade Pack for full information and to register.