Classic & Vintage Vehicle Festival – 16 & 17 May

A weekend festival for a great selection of classic cars and vintage vehicles.

The 2-day event, will be showcasing classic and vintage cars – and other vehicles - from yesteryear. Immerse yourself in the atmospheric backdrop of passing steam trains at the historic Quorn & Woodhouse Station.   gcrvintagevehicles

 
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There's live retro music on both days from Big E & Jam The Legend and D J Swordfish.  Our real ale 'Shanty bar' will be serving up a selection of real ales and ciders from the Nottingham Brewery in a friendly atmosphere - catch up with other like-minded enthusiasts over a pint!  The real ale 'Shanty bar' is open from 11am - 5pm on both days with a choice of Extra Pale Ale 4.2%, Legend Bitter 4.0% and GCR's very own Raleway Ale at 4.3% - all priced at just £3 per pint.

We have a lovely range of vehicles coming including: 1934 MG, 1935 Austin 7, 1923 Bentley 3L Vanden Plas, 1932 Hilman Minx, 1951 Vincent Comet, 1955 Swallow Doretti, 1932 Lancaster and 1958 Magnette.  The Lotus Car Club and the Grantham Car Club will also be in attendance.

 Entrance to the event is £5 per person – if you hand in your ticket when booking a travel ticket, this £5 is redeemable (entrance to the event is free to holders of GCR travel tickets).  Classic vehicles and their passengers are entitled to free entry.

Normal train fares apply and the event uses the purple timetable: click here

To bring your classic vehicle, or belong to a club and would like to make a group booking, please email marketing@gcrailway.co.uk or phone on 01509 632315 - it's free with a privilege rate travel ticket!

If you cannot attend this event, but would like to be informed of future events, we have an ever-increasing database of members to our Classic & Vintage Vehicle Club.

Car Parking:

Quorn & Woodhouse (our main car parking area)
Postcode: LE12 8AG
The field adjacent to Quorn & Woodhouse Station (over the bridge when travelling from A6 and Quorn village, on the left hand side towards Woodhouse) will be available.  A charge of £3 per car per day will apply (no exceptions) for parking in the adjacent field; the station yard will not be available except for disabled (please refer below).
On-street parking in the immediate vicinity of Quorn & Woodhouse station is subject to Council-operated parking restrictions.
Entrance to the Gala at Quorn & Woodhouse Station will be via the stairs leading from the road bridge onto the platform (except for disabled).

Loughborough
Postcode: LE11 1RW
On street parking is available but the surrounding roads will be busy; local residents also may not appreciate your parking in their area. Many double yellow lines are in the area, so parking is increasingly scarce.

Rothley
Postcode: LE7 7LD
Parking is very limited with Council operated parking restrictions

Leicester North
Postcode: LE4 3BR.  There is limited car parking on the immediate approach to the station.

DISABLED PARKING: The station yard at Quorn will be available for blue badge holders and our less able-bodied visitors who do not have a blue badge.  To reserve your space, please email marketing@gcrailway.co.uk with your name and vehicle registration details

Passengers are conveyed by the Company's trains in accordance with the Company's "Conditions of Carriage" (as shown on this website). All train services, locomotives, exhibits and other attractions appear subject to availability and are subject to change without prior notice.

 

Our next running day

This weekend

Two steam locomotives and our Diesel Railcar are in service this weekend.

Locomotive roster to be announced.
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