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Friday, July 31, 2015

Come and try the Vintage and Handmade Fair when you visit Ormskirk MotorFest

Families can browse through a wide range of fabulous goods and enjoy exciting games and entertainment at the fabulous Vintage and Handmade Fair on Ormskirk MotorFest day on Sunday 30 August.

For those looking for creative activities there will plenty of demonstrations and an opportunity to have a go at using a potter’s wheel.

Don’t miss the opportunity to also visit the West Lancashire Open Exhibition, showcasing 134 individual artworks, displaying a variety of media and extraordinary talent. 

The Fair will be a great extra attraction on the day of the marvellous MotorFest, which is already one of the biggest and best free family days out in the north west. Over 350 wonderful cars and motorcycles from all eras of motoring will be on display in Ormskirk town centre and Coronation Park at this marvellous event.  Many of the vehicles will also take part in parade laps.

A great variety of stalls are planned for the fair at the Chapel Gallery and on Ormskirk Bus Station car park. Charlie Chaplin will be entertaining the crowd and lots more exciting family activities are planned, plus free face painting so make sure you don’t miss this extra treat on MotorFest day.

As well as the fabulous cars and vintage stalls, Skelmersdale Brass Band will be performing in Coronation Park between 2pm and 4pm on the day to add to the family entertainment. 

A few opportunities are still available for makers of vintage, handmade, recycled and upcycled goods to have stalls at the vintage fair. Maybe you have collections of Matchbox or Dinky toys ranging from steam rollers to sports cars, or vintage transport memorabilia? Then this is the event for you to show or sell your collections. For more details please contact the Chapel Gallery on 01695 571328 or email chapel.gallery@westlancs.gov.uk.

Councillor John Hodson, portfolio holder for Planning, said: “The Ormskirk MotorFest is a fantastic day out for people of all ages and having a Vintage Fair on the same day is a great bonus to add to the fantastic fun. So come along and take a look at the great stalls at the fair, see the amazing cars on display and enjoy the band.” The Ormskirk MotorFest is a free event organised by Aintree Circuit Club, supported by West Lancashire Borough Council.

Mike Ashcroft, Aintree Circuit Club chairman, said: “Having the Vintage and Handmade Fair on the same day as the MotorFest is a great extra attraction for families. So make sure you come to Ormskirk for a great day out.”

If you have a competition car or bike you would like to enter for display for the MotorFest, or a vehicle suitable for the Concours de Elegance on the day, please download an entry form from Ormskirk MotorFest (external link).

To become a MotorFest sponsor please call Colin Brady on 01695 585125, or contact Mike Ashcroft email or tel 01704 882 027 (bus) or 07821 230 961 (m).



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