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  • Date: 02/06/2019
  • Time: 11:00
  • Venue: Thirlestane Castle, Lauder

BVAC Classic at Thirlestane

A Festival of Motoring

Sunday 2nd June 2019, from 11am

Celebrating 60 years of the Mini  

With more than 1200 vintage and classic vehicles of all shapes and sizes making the journey to Thirlestane, this is one of the biggest and best car rallies in the whole country. 

 Vintage, classic and quirky! 

 ‘The best classic car festival in Scotland’   

One of the Sunday Times top ten car events  

There’s something for everyone at the BVAC Classic.  

Veteran, Vintage and Classic Cars, Motorcycles, Commercial, Agricultural, Military, Steam and American Classes on show.  

The Mini turns 60!   

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Mini, the theme of this year’s show will be The Year of the Mini. Fabulous events including a Classic Mini Raffle, a record-breaking team challenge to see how many people we can fit into a Mini! Surprise celebrity guests, a celebration of Minis at the Movies and much more.   

BVAC Raffle - Win a Classic Mini Cooper  

Don’t miss the chance to win a refurbished Classic Mini Cooper.  Fundraising in support of My Name’5 Doddie foundation..... find out more

A Festival of Fun - a fabulous day out for the whole family with superb attractions, entertainment, live music, shopping and food village.  All set against the backdrop of magnificent Thirlestane Castle, one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland.   

Sporting Bears Dream Rides  

Take a ride in the car of your dreams. The car’s owner will take you on a drive through the Borders countryside, simply for a donation to charity.    

Just the ticket   

£10 per adult  Children under 16 free entry!  

Tickets booked in advance only £8.50 per adult (you will be taken to Border Events website to book your advance tickets)  Book your tickets in advance


And in 2019 we will be celebrating some other Big Birthdays too

60 years of the Classic Mini

60 years of the Jaguar Mk.2 

60 years of the Triumph Herald 

50 years of the Ford Capri

Special display areas and awards for each.    


Take Part - Individual Entrants, Car Clubs and Traders Application Forms

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