What's On

What an event 2015 was! If you missed anything, here's the news as it happened.

  • Ford Only Parking

    If you’re not part of a club and have a Ford, you can still display your car in the show in our dedicated Ford Only Parking Area.

    Exclusive access will be allowed after public entry at 8:00am, all you need is a valid show entry ticket. The marshals will direct you to the area when you arrive.



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  • Photos at FordFest

    Get your car snapped by our photographers!

    So you’ve spent all year getting your car ready and it’s looking its best so why not grab a commemorative photo as your pride and joy is displayed in all its glory at FordFest!

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  • Official Merchandise

    Get your hands on some official FordFest merchandise at the show! There will be stickers and t-shirts for sale in the main paddock area from the Classic Ford and Fast Ford magazine stands.

    Stickers are just 50p and show t-shirts are £14 or two for £20, we have limited stock so be quick!

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  • Cars for Sale Paddock

    Thinking of selling your car? There is a Cars for Sale Paddock Area at FordFest sponsored by Quid Car Ads!

    Bring the car you wish to sell and park in this area, stick your phone number on the dashboard and wait for the calls to come flooding in.

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  • Commercial Vehicle Display

    The Transit Van Club will be at Ford Fest showing off a full range of commercial vehicles at the show.

    You can expect to see a variety of cars on display including a 1966 MK1 camper van, 1973 long wheel base RHD fire van, MK2 5th wheel Transits with V6 essex engine, full custom van with race turned engine, prototype MK2 transit fully restored and even a MK7 sports van.

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  • 2015 Club Map

    Make sure you save plenty of to wander round the massive and diverse range of Ford car clubs on display. Thousand’s of cars will be packed into every available inch of Santa Pod Raceway.

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  • Ford Face Off

    The drag strip is an integral part of the show at FordFest and will be in full swing throughout the day, but for two one-hour sessions (at 11:00-12:00, and 15:00-16:00) the drag strip will become a true new versus old Blue Oval battleground as classic and modern fast Fords go head to head on the quarter-mile!

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  • Rolling Road

    Dyno Dynamics will be attending FordFest with their rolling road. A single run will cost £45 and group bookings (three or more cars) go for £40 per run. Plus you will receive a print out of your power, torque and boost measurements and information from the experts themselves. Dyno Dynamics are the market leaders in the design and manufacturing of premium dynamometers.

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  • The Challenge

    Think you’re handy behind the wheel? Put your skills to the test in The Challenge...

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  • Classic Ford and Fast Ford magazine

    Right at the centre of FordFest you’ll find two of the UK’s leading Ford magazines - Fast Ford and Classic Ford.

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  • Souvenir Edition Showguide

    The FordFest Souvenir Edition Showguide now available & HALF PRICE! Only £2.50

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  • FireForce 3 Jet Car

    No event at Santa Pod would be complete without the staggeringly fast FireForce 3 Jet Car powering up the strip!

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  • Show and Shine Competition

    There will be a Show & Shine Competition at FordFest 2015.

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  • Camping

    Why not make a weekend out of FordFest and camp over?
    Camping is available on Saturday 12th September 2015. There will be dedicated family camping areas, public camping areas and club camping areas for you to choose from. Campers can arrive from 09:00 on the Saturday to set up camp. The last entry for camping is at 22:00.

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  • Run What Ya Brung!

    The legendary Santa Pod 1/4 mile strip is an integral part of the show. Take the opportunity to test your cars performance on the drag strip in Ford-only Run What Ya Brung! Your mission is to accelerate from a standing start and cover the 1/4 mile in the shortest possible time.

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  • Club Displays

    Make sure you save plenty of to wander round the massive and diverse range of Ford car clubs on display. 1000’s of club cars will be packed into every available inch of Santa Pod Raceway.

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  • Retail Village

    Need a part for your Ford? Chances are you will find it within the FordFest Retail Village! Sandwiched between the Drag Strip action and 1000’s of club cars, the Retail Village is packed with everything and anything you could need for your car, including Ford car parts, accessories, second hand parts, clothing and much more.

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  • Kid's Entertainment

    Whether you’re a family or just a big kid yourself we’ve got some entertainment on hand for you at the show. There will be  Bouncy Castles, an Inflatable Mega Slide and Obstacle Course, only £3 each! Plus, the awesome Santa Pod funfair will be running all day Saturday and Sunday too!

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  • More features coming soon!

    This is a new event for 2015 and as we get more details confirmed, we'll be adding them here!

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Please note: No animals are permitted onsite, apart from guide dogs


England Arena & Events Centre,
East of England Showground,
Oundle Rd, Alwalton,

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