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Little Classics News: 17 March 2015

Classic Hot Rods to Rock and Roll into Beaulieu

Hot Rod line-up

Beaulieu’s Hot Rod and Custom Drive-In Day will be held on Sunday 21st June. With hundreds of incredible classic cars and motorcycles on display, along with live music, vintage memorabilia and all of the Beaulieu attractions, there will be something for everyone.

Classic Hot Rod line-up

Owners of Hot Rods, Classic American and Custom cars and motorcycles are invited to park in the picturesque Beaulieu grounds to join the colourful displays, held with the assistance of classic American car club Solent Renegades. With the style and individuality that the custom scene is famous for, the dedicated pre-1980 displays are sure to be the place to see an eclectic mix of vehicles on show.

Classic car Custom winner

Prizes will be awarded for the best Hot Rod, American, Custom car and scooter or motorcycle, along with the best vehicle in show, while visitors will have the chance to vote for their favourite with the Beaulieu People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Willy Dog.

Classic hot rod

Brand new for 2015, take a stroll through the Vintage Village, created by vintage fair organisers Bows and Braces, and browse the stands selling the very best in retro items.

Classic Chevy

For those who enter into the spirit of the event and come dressed in the clothing of their favourite custom era, there will be prizes for the best-dressed!

Classic Hot rod Ford

There will be live music to enjoy throughout the day, with 1940s swing music from the Dotty Duo, while Carmen Ghia and the Hot Rods will be sure to get you rocking and rolling. Bring along your dancing shoes and join Jitterbug Jive, with demonstrations by the Bournemouth Lindy Hop Club, followed by a fun open session for everyone to join in.

Classic and Hod Rod style

The gates to the Beaulieu grounds open at 8am for participants, while the show opens at 10am for visitors.

Lorider custom

Participants who will be attending with their custom cars and bikes, can purchase advance drive-in tickets online at, or by calling 01590 612888, with £8.00 for an adult and £4.00 for children. One child goes free with each full paying adult participant.

Classic Ford

Spectators can take advantage of our Earlybird ticket prices, available up to 24th May 2015, £12.00 adult, £7.00 child and £35.00 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children). Admission includes access to all of the Beaulieu attractions.


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