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Deal Classic Motor Show to be opened by comedian Vic Reeves and his wife Nancy Sorrell

By Beth Robson

Classics of all ages, shapes and engine sizes will be rolling into Deal for the Classic Motor Show.

To open the show on Walmer Green on Saturday, May 25 will be TV personalities, comedian Vic Reeves and wife Nancy Sorrell who will declare the extravaganza open at 11am.

More than 800 classic vehicles from 1913 to the modern day will be on show.

Come rain or shine, the exhibits at Deal Classic Motor Show are enough to turn heads
Come rain or shine, the exhibits at Deal Classic Motor Show are enough to turn heads

These include Model T Fords, American classics, family favourites such as Fords, MGs, Minis and Rovers.

The boy racers won't be forgotten either. For them there will be high performance cars, Ferraris, Porsches and exhibitors from the Aston Martin Owners Club.

Visitors can enjoy a free bus trip on a classic bus along the seafront or have a tipple at the Real Ale Bar in the Lifeboat Station.

Thousands are expected to flock to Walmer Green for this year's Classic Motor Show
Thousands are expected to flock to Walmer Green for this year's Classic Motor Show

Meanwhile, performing from two stages is The Classic Music Show which will take listeners back in time. The line up includes The Smokin’ Mavericks, Jodie South, Martin Farbrother, Mel Harris, Hot Wax and more.

Bargains will be there for the haggling on the rails and table tops at the retro market, and children will have Punch & Judy and Pip the Clown to keep them entertained - as well as fairground rides.

Vic Reeves and wife Nancy Sorrell at the opening of the Village Indoor Market on Sondes Road earlier this year
Vic Reeves and wife Nancy Sorrell at the opening of the Village Indoor Market on Sondes Road earlier this year

Classic Motor Show organiser Chris West said: "In previous years we have had several celebrities visit the show, so celebrity spotting is another attraction on the day.

Entry is free but a small donation to the RNLI Walmer Lifeboat is appreciated.

The show opens at 10.30am.

Classic car owners will park up early on Walmer Green and get their cars polished to a high shine for Deal Classic Motor Show
Classic car owners will park up early on Walmer Green and get their cars polished to a high shine for Deal Classic Motor Show

Mr West added: "Thank you to our sponsors Lexus of Canterbury, Churchill Homes and kent County Council."

For more information see classicmusicandmotors.co.uk.

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