Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza
2nd, 3rd and 4th August 2024
2024 Dates Announced!
After our successful shows in 2022 and 2023, we can confirm that our 2024 Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza event will be on Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of August 2024.
Whether you are an exhibitor, visitor or volunteer, we can’t wait to welcome you back to our favourite airfield at South Cerney on the first weekend in August!
Show T-shirts Available
Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza has joined forces with local business RetroClassic™ Clothing. A special show T-shirt is now available! aside from showing your loyalty to the show, £5 from each one bought will be donated to one of S.V.T.E.C’s many worthwhile charitable causes.
RetroClassic™ Clothing prides themselves on high-quality apparel and good old-fashioned Customer Service. Designed by lifelong motoring enthusiast and business owner Adam Allen. Each is hand-printed to order at the company’s Wiltshire base on ethically produced 100% cotton t-shirts, and available in Heather Grey, Sand or White, priced at £15 including VAT. Each T -shirt comes in sizes XS to 4XL. They are not just t-shirts; they are an emotive slice of a bygone era.
Mobility Scooter Hire
If you want to book a mobility scooter for your visit to the show then click here.
An affordable day out for all the family!
Gift Vouchers now available!
2024 ticket prices will be announced in due course
But you can buy gift vouchers now, redeemable on tickets when they become available
Previous Extravaganza Highlights Have Included:
Vintage displays of nearly 1000 classic cars from pre and post war, including Classic American cars, plus literally hundreds of motorbikes and scooters, bicycles from the early 1900s to the modern era, full size and miniature traction engines and steam rollers, stationary engines, model engineering, great displays of buses and coaches (some of which you can ride on around the site!), military vehicles, emergency and commercial vehicles, industrial trucks and vintage caravans.
Two live arenas with live commentary to non-stop parades and demonstrations.
The Alec Tanner Arena showcases classic vehicles from across the ages on two and four wheels.
The Steam Playpen does exactly what it says on the tin, steam engines at play showcasing a wide variety of steam power with accompanying commentary.
Vintage Fun Fair
All the fun of the fair including steam powered Gallopers, Electric Yachts, Big Wheel, Waltzer and traditional “Penny Arcade” side shows. Ride on Chuffy The Train around the show.
Countryside and Animal Arenas
Why not bring your faithful four legged companion to take part in our answer to Crufts – the Fun Dog Show! You may have a real champion on your hands!
Displays including Ferret Racing, Horse Logging and Birds of Prey will be showcased in our other arenas.
We have even had dancing sheep & sheep shearing in the Sheep Show!
Trade Stands and Craft Tent
Massive Trade stand area with over 100 trade stalls, a craft Marquee, a model tent, and specialist displays of memorabilia from a bygone era.
To enquire about booking space for a trade stand pitch please email trade stands
Entries are now closed for the craft tent
Music and Dance
The showground site is sprawling, with plenty of food and drink ‘pit stops’, a firm favourite from previous years has been the vintage tea room with the 1940s Radio.com broadcasting a great selection of tunes. There is also music at times in the beer tent and the main arena.
The timetable for music & dance is on the Attractions page.
FREE vintage bus rides
Free rides on vintage open top buses (weather permitting) around the showground. Vintage buses operate connecting services to Cirencester and Kemble station
Jump into the action!
Watch the video of our amazing 40th anniversary show in 2014. The link will take you through to Youtube.