Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 10°C

Search

Gallery: Hundreds share passion for classic cars at Stonham Barns showpiece

PUBLISHED: 15:24 18 August 2014

Stonham Barns hosts its annual classic car show.                                    FL;

Stonham Barns hosts its annual classic car show. FL;

EDAT

Classic cars from across the decades were on display at one of the biggest events of its type in the region.

Around 800 cars were on display on the showground at Stonham Barns, near Stowmarket, attracting thousands of people on Sunday.

Alan Forward, owner of Stonham Barns, said: “We had 800 cars, which was up on last year, and if we had better weather I think we would have had even more cars.

“But we had a good gate. It is a really strong event and we didn’t have any complaints.”

Live bands provided a musical backdrop to proceedings while bargain-hunters could also look round a vintage market.

Mr Forward added: “We have had a lot of comments saying how Stonham Barns has improved in general over recent years. We have a lot more shops and the car boot sale was very busy on Saturday morning.

“We are looking forward to next year’s event now.”

1 comment

  • He's a better lookalike than the ones for Seb Vettel, Duchess of Cambridge and Daniel Craig plus they didn't have to pay him! Take note IBC!

    Report this comment

    IpswichResident

    Monday, August 18, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Concerns are growing for the welfare of a missing Suffolk man – who has not been seen for five days.

A smoke alarm helped save lives during a blaze at a home in Ipswich this evening.

Only one potential witness seen on CCTV in Bury St Edmunds on the night Corrie McKeague disappeared remains unidentified.

A community school art project has helped break down the “invisible barrier” between the Whitehouse and Whitton wards in Ipswich, a former mayor has claimed.

We meet up with the experts leading the £1.2m conservation and improvement work at Framlingham Castle.

Her interactive presentation, which focussed on the importance of e-safety for young people, at the pupil referral unit in Spring Road was praised by the academy’s deputy head Trudy Read.

An amateur dramatic group in Kesgrave has paid tribute to one of its longest serving members ahead of its new show – the first in 49 years not to have included his input.

Kesgrave High Show will tomorrow be putting on its first big show in five years, as it bids farewell to a long-running dance teacher and helps raise money for the department.

The University of Suffolk will be offering higher and degree apprenticeships for the first time from June – a move which business leaders say will mark Suffolk as a driving force in skills and leadership.

Dozens of swimmers have taken to the water in preparation for conquering the Great East Swim this summer.

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24