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BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring

Sunday 02 June 2019, 11:00

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!

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. 
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.  

How much: £10 per adult Children under 16 free entry! Tickets booked in advance only £8.50 per adult
Contact Tel: Tickets: or call 01750 725480


Thirlestane Castle




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