Countdown to The Yorkshire Post motor show and classic car rally

Motoring enthusiasts will welcome one of the highlights of their calendar as it returns to a celebrated venue.

By Steve Teale
Saturday, 29th February 2020, 6:46 am
Stan Smallwod and nephew Richard Bailey, with their 1938 Morris General Post Office (GPO) line van which took part in last year's show

Harewood House has been unveiled as the setting for this year’s The Yorkshire Post Motor Show & Classic Car Rally on Father’s Day, Sunday June 21.

It will be the second time in five years that the glorious grounds of the 18th Century landmark will host the popular event.

Edward Appleyard, Harewood House director of engagement, said: “We are thrilled to be hosting The Yorkshire Post Motor Show & Classic Car Rally at Harewood House once again.

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“We’re developing a strong reputation for high-profile, good quality events and the motor show is a welcome addition to the calendar, synonymous with Father’s Day at Harewood for many years.

“To have the event back is really great and we’re excited to see the North Lawn once again showcasing classic and vintage cars, to a backdrop of the house and the surrounding Capability Brown landscape.”

The cherished West Yorkshire estate has hosted the show numerous times.

Lisa Bradbury, JPIMedia regional events manager, Yorkshire, said: “This event originally started life here more than 20 years ago and was always really popular with families due to the variety of entertainment on offer, not to mention the beautiful selection of classic and vintage cars that make an appearance.

“The show also features motor dealers from the region, all this set in the stunning grounds of Harewood House.

“It feels like we are bringing the event home.

“With a fabulous food offering and entertainment for all ages, the event is the perfect ticket to celebrate Father’s Day with family and


Hundreds of classic and vintage cars will adorn the grounds of the family seat of the Earl and Countess of Harewood, as car owners vie for top place in a number of


Visitors will be treated to a packed programme of entertainment which will be a sure hit with fathers as well as other members of the family.

There will also be a funfair for children, petting farm and street food stands celebrating Yorkshire’s finest ingredients as well as flavours from around the world.

Readers can benefit from a 20 per cent discount when booking tickets to the show in advance.

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To book in your classic car by phone or for more information please call 0113 532 9440, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm.