Vintage vehicles to star in Rotherham Show

Last year's Rotherham Show
Last year's Rotherham Show

Rotherham Show returns in September with a colourful array of arts and crafts, automotive dreams, beauty, passion, excitement and creativity.

The popular show takes place in Clifton Park on the weekend of September 12 and 13 featuring the vintage vehicle rally and horticultural show.

Hundreds of people enter home-grown produce and craft pieces to compete for trophies in the horticultural show.

The 15-mile rally will feature everything from a 1967 Daimler, to a 1926 Royal Enfield Motor Cycle and a 1968 Dodge Charger driving through the street.

Events Manager Marie Hayes said: “The vintage vehicles are a fantastic sight and have helped to spread the name of the Rotherham Show far and wide with car and bike enthusiasts.”

She added: “Everyone’s welcome to come down and cheer the vehicles along their way.”

The route this year starts from the Forge Island Car Park, then onto Corporation Street, New Wortley Road then Upper Wortley Road.

From there, the rally will turn right onto Brook Hill, then turn left onto Hesley Lane, London Way then back onto Upper Wortley Road to Oaks Lane.

Continuing along Oaks Lane, the rally will then turn onto Town Lane and then Grayson Road, turn left into Rockingham Road, then turn left onto Fenton Road.

Taking the send exit onto Carr Hill and at the College Road Roundabout take the 1st exit onto Centenary Way, continue along to the St Ann’s roundabout, then take the 2nd exit towards Dalton/Thrybergh and continue along Fitzwilliam Road.

At the Mushroom roundabout the rally will take the 3rd exit onto Herringthorpe Valley Road, continue to the Stag Roundabout, take the 4th exit, onto Wickersley Road, then take the 2nd right onto Middle Lane South, continue along to the mini roundabout and take the 2nd exit past the Park Hotel and finally turn left into Clifton Park to park up for the static display

There is free parking on Herringthorpe Playing Fields on both days of the show.

There are also buses that run frequently with stops around Clifton Park, these are: Clifton Lane – No. 14, Doncaster Road – Nos. 11, 12 & 37 Middle Lane – Nos. 11 & 12. Check with Traveline on 01709 515151 for any changes.