With regret, The Borders Vintage Automobile Club has taken the decision that the club's annual Festival of Motoring due to held at Thirlestane Castle in June, will be postponed until 2022.  The current and developing Coronavirus situation means that it would not be viable to continue to organise and run the event at this time.    

The 2022 event will take place in June at Thirlestane Castle.  

The team would like to thank the many clubs and entrants who have already pledged their support for the event, as well as to their lead sponsor Brewin Dolphin for their ongoing support.

We are also suspending all Meetings, Events and Activities for the time being. We continue to monitor the situation and if circumstances permit will hope to re-launch our Events programme later in the year    



A very warm welcome to the official website of the Borders Vintage Automobile Club.

Whilst most of our Members own historic cars, many others simply share a passion for vintage and classic motoring.

We were formed in 1972 and this was the year that we held our first ever Scottish Borders Motoring Extravaganza. 2020 was set to be our 48th year, an annual event which has itself become a classic, now attracting more than 1200 entrants from across the length and breadth of the country. We are naturally looking forward to the 2021 event which will take place on Sunday June 6th at Thirlestane Castle.  

The BVAC Classic at Thirlestane is undoubtedly our ‘big’ annual event but Members also attend many other shows as part of the Club and we run a host of fun driving routes, treasure hunts and motoring related events throughout the year too.

If you have an interest in and a love of cars you certainly won’t want to miss our BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring in June and if you own a classic or vintage vehicle then why not join our club!

Happy Motoring with the BVAC.

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