Welcome to Eastbourne's Magnificent Motors

Saturday the 30th April and Sunday the 1st May 2016

Motors is established as one of the biggest FREE motoring spectaculars on the south coast. More than 500 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses, and more all displayed on Eastbourne's Western Lawns.

Please note the information below relates to Magnificent Motors 2015, check back in early 2016 for updates.

Magnificent Motors over the years

Record Number of Magnificent Motors Race to Eastbourne for Nostalgic Bank Holiday Festival!

Eastbourne’s Western Lawns give way to the Magnificent Motors Festival from 2-3 May, in a free classic car extravaganza which celebrates over a century of motoring, with live music entertainment in tow throughout the weekend.

Sunday 3 May, sees a record number of 650 exhibitors registering to showcase a variety of motors, from classic and vintage cars to military and steam powered vehicles. From a pre-war 1909 Brush Runabout to a 1928 Bugatti Type 35, one of the most successful racing cars of its time, the annual festival celebrates vintage motoring at its finest.

The long established free motoring event has attracted interest from over 40 car clubs across Sussex, Kent and further afield, with the likes of Aston Martin Owners Club Area 16, East Sussex BSA Owners Club, East Sussex Stag Owners Club, Ford Consul Capri & Classic Club and many more gracing Eastbourne’s green lawns.

Trade Stand Opportunities

Book a trade stand to sell your goods or promote your business at this fantastic event and reach thousands of visitors.  For charities there is a special discounted price for our stall option. If you have any questions or would like to know more then please look at the form below, or email us.


Cavalcade Returns in 2016

The vintage vehicle cavalcade made a welcome return in 2014, starting at Fisherman's Green and ending up at the Western Lawns. The cavalcade of cars is an excellent moment to see the classic cars along Eastbourne's Victorian seafront.




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Event Supporters

Many thanks to Eastbourne Historic Vehicle Club and East Sussex Omnibus Society for supporting Magnificient Motors.

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