The 2024 BVAC Classic – Trade Exhibitors

The 2024 BVAC Classic – Scotland’s premier classic car show – will take place on Sunday 2nd June at Thirlestane Castle, situated in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Borders countryside, just 45 minutes south of Edinburgh.

We’re planning a fabulous day with displays of over 1,000 veteran, vintage and classic cars, live motorsport action, kid’s play area and activities, pipe band displays, stunt shows and of course, we want to welcome lots of lovely food, drink, retail and automotive traders to showcase your wonderful products at our event.

With anticipated visitor numbers of 10,000+, this is the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your business to a large family audience.

Applications are now open for the following:

  • Catering, Coffee & Ice Cream Vendors
  • Retail, Food & Drink Marquee
  • Outdoor Freestanding Trade / Displays (all types)

*If you are looking to book an autojumble pitch, click here.

Please read our Exhibitor Handbook before proceeding with your application. This includes all information on pricing, pitch types and event criteria.

Closing date for applications is Monday 26th February 2024. 

  • Please do not attempt to print this form. All applications must be made and submitted online.
  • If you have any questions about your application, please click here

Please fill out the form, below, to make your application.

Take the time to complete the form in full.

Main Contact Details

Company Details / Sole Trader Registration Details

Please now select the area you are applying to trade in.

Please only complete one section of the application below, for the relevant area you are applying to exhibit in. If you are applying for multiple slots, please indicate this in the comments box at the end.

1. Caterers, Coffee & Ice cream vans

The event will once again host an artisan food village as well as coffee and ice cream vans throughout the venue.

2. Retail, Food & Drink Marquee

The event will host a retail street with up to 17 food & drink vendors, and retailers (including arts & crafts) vendors. Each retailer will have a 3 x 3m space and trestle table (double 6x3m slots may be available upon request). The marquee does not have flooring. Select the option below:
* Power is not available

3. Free Standing Trade / Motor Dealer

There will be a number of designated areas for free standing trade and motor dealers around the event. Pricing is on application for these areas, starting from £100, as stated in the handbook.
We will contact you after you have made your application to indicate a price.

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 4 files.
Please provide a square copy of your logo (must be a square), and any pictures of trade displays you have had at previous events and/or an example of what will be included in your proposed display at our event.
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, Max. file size 2 MB, Max. files 4.

Confirm Acceptance

Please confirm upon acceptance you will be able to provide all relevant documentation within 14 days. (or your pitch may be given to another supplier).

You will also be sent an invoice to make a payment to secure your stand should you be successful. Payment will be required within 14 days.

- Risk Assessments
- Public Liability Insurance (minimum value of £2m)
- Certificates of Compliance
- Food Hygiene Certificate
- Safety Certificates (gas/electric)