Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza
31st July – 2nd August 2020
South Cerney Airfield
A Vintage Celebration with Something for Everyone!
31 July to 2nd August 2020 will see the Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club (SVTEC) stage the Annual Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza at South Cerney Airfield in Cirencester, Gloucestershire. The show is widely regarded as one of the biggest and best Steam, Vintage and Countryside events in the UK and attracts thousands of exhibitors and visitors from across the country whilst actively raising thousands of pounds for both national and regional charities.
News And Notices
The countdown to the first weekend in August has started! Planning for the 2020 Extravaganza is already under way, so watch this space.
Advance online tickets will be going on sale shortly. In the meantime you can become part of one of the most diverse yet friendliest vintage clubs around for the bargain price of £15!
Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza mourns the loss of Rally Manager John Keedwell.
Click here for a tribute by Martyn Slater, S.V.T.E.C. Chairman
THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE VINTAGE & COUNTRY EXTRAVAGANZA 2019
OUR 45TH ANNUAL SHOW
HAS STEAMED TO SUCCESS ONCE AGAIN!!
For information on our sections, please go to the Show Sections page
Vintage displays of nearly 1000 classic cars from pre and post war, including over 70 Classic American, plus 370 Motorbikes, scooters, 70 bicycles from 1903 – 1980, 30 miniature steam engines, 90 stationary engines, 70 full size steam engines, model engineering, 230 tractors, over 70 buses and coaches, 140 mlitary vehicles, 240 emergency and commercial Vehicles, 60 industrial trucks, 50 vintage caravans and a large model aircraft flying display.
See our Show Sections
There are two live arenas with live commentary to non-stop parades and demonstrations.
The Alec Tanner Arena will showcase 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. Why not take a 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 Blue Cross Fun Dog Show! You may have a real champion on your hands – there are even specialist categories for Best Trick & Wiggliest Bum! Displays including Ferret Racing, Horse Logging and Birds of Prey will be showcased in our other arenas. Don’t miss the 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
Please note that all Food, Drink and Ice Cream concessions for the 2020 show are sold out
To enquire about booking a table in the craft tent please email the craft tent
Music and Dance
The showground site is sprawling, with plenty of food and drink ‘pit stops’, a firm favourite is the vintage tea room with the 1940s Radio.com broadcasting a great selection of tunes, Lindy Hop dancers plus regular sets by the ‘Steamed Up Brass’ and Don McDermott, a professional singer performing big band and swing dance music.
The Poppy Parachute Team
The Royal British Legion Extreme Human Flight Team will parachute into the arena on all three days of the show.
FREE vintage bus rides
Free rides on vintage open top buses (weather permitting) around the showground. Additional vintage buses will operate connecting services to Cirencester and Kemble station for which a timetable can be downloaded here.
Jump into the action!
Watch the video of our amazing 40th anniversary show in 2014. The link will take you through to Youtube.