ASHOVER: Classic car and bike show in village

Local charities are once again set to benefit when hundreds of classic cars and bikes turn up at the picturesque Ashover Show Ground, near Chesterfield, for an all-day rally, which could raise thousands of pounds for local charities.

The event, which runs from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, July 28, will be attended by enthusiasts from all over the region and is expected to include classic cars, bikes and scooters from all eras.

Organised jointly for the third year running by the Rotary Clubs of Chesterfield, Chesterfield Scarsdale, Clay Cross and Matlock, the specific charities to benefit will be First Taste, Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline, Hope Springs Recovery Centre, Macmillan Nurses, Samaritans, Weston Park Cancer Charity, and other Rotary charities.

There will be attractions for all the family, with a variety of refreshment stands and licensed bars. There is also entertainment in the main event arena, including performances by female vocalist and recording star Diana Edwards, renowned UK violinist Kate Chruscicka, Ashover Brass Band, and musical dance by Direction Theatre Arts. There is also a large side show with autojumble and an arts and craft fair. Public car parking is free.

The Ashover Show Ground is located at Rectory Fields, Milken Lane, Ashover.

Admission for the public is £5 per person, under 12s free but must be accompanied by an adult. Exhibitors £5 per vehicle (includes two people free).

There is a caravan and camping area for families to make a weekend of it.

The main sponsor of this charity event is Autoworld, along with Stuart Bradley Jewellers, PCS Motor Factors, BRM Solicitors, and Castle Graphics.

For more information go to, email or contact organiser Stuart Bradley on 07908 612 517 or 01246 222777.