What's On 2016

Here's what happened in 2016

  • Show & Shine

    The much-loved Show and Shine competition returns to Ford Fest for 2017. The competition brings together a selection of the very best presented fast Fords of all ages, all in one place for showgoers to enjoy. Whether it’s an impeccably detailed restoration, a highly-strung track weapon, or a seriously sorted fast road racer these Fords are simply guaranteed to impress!

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  • Fords on Film

    This year’s FordFest celebrates iconic movie and TV Fords from the silver screen, with a special display of famous machines.

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  • M-Sport to bring Ford Fiesta RS WRC!

    We're excited to announce M-Sport will be bringing along the Ford Fiesta RS WRC to FordFest 2016!

    The Ford Fiesta RS WRC is M-Sport’s top-specification Ford Fiesta rally car. As a multiple rally winner, the Fiesta provides one of the most competitive and reliable packages on the market.

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  • New vs Old 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 one hour between 14.30 – 15.30 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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  • Club Map 2016

    Please find below the list of clubs and the stand allocation.  


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    East Yorkshire RS Owners            

    OC Motorsport  

    Fiesta Club of Great Britain         


    Dorset RS Owners Club 

    Cima Customs   

    Bury Retro Car Club        

    Ford Sierra Appreciation Club    

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  • Monster Truck Rides

    Meet Mayhem Monster Truck, this Chevrolet Silverado was built in Bohemia, New York before being shipped to the UK early 2014.  She boasts a 6 litre V8 Chevvy Petrol Engine producing over 300bhp, designed in everyway to launch herself over cars.  Mayhem stands proud at 14 foot tall,  she weights over 7.5 tonnes and is 19 foot long!!  The rear is designed to carry 8 passengers and the cab is the

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  • Fast Ford and Classic Ford Magazine Stands

    Right at the centre of the show you'll find the UK's number one Ford magazines - Fast Ford and Classic Ford!

    Packed full of past, present, and future feature cars the stand will play host to some of the very best fast Fords the UK has to offer. 

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  • mountune are headline sponsors

    We are pleased to announce, mountune will be headlining FordFest 2016 as proud lead sponsor.

    Mountune are headline sponsors of FordFest, they are upping their game and taking things one step further with a host of performance cars and famous faces on our stand and in action on the day.

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  • Last chance to Win our Ford Focus!

    After months of entries the winner will be announced live at FordFest 2016! You will still have a chance to enter on the day, so make sure you are the lucky ticket by entering at the Official Merchandise stand. 

    Don’t miss your chance to be the proud owner of our Focus for just £1.

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  • Individual Displays

    If you’re not part of a club and have a Ford, you can still be part of the show!

    For just £17 you can purchase an Individual Display ticket which allows you display your car in our dedicated Non-Club Paddock Area.

    You can not only beat the traffic with access to the event hours before the public, but your individual passes also provide exclusive access to display your car. 

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  • Drift Trikes

    If you love the drifting, get involved in our Drift Trike Paddock!

    For just £10, you can take to the wheel on our specially designed course. Drift Triking is a new and up and coming sport to the UK. They’re tricycles with a difference! A mixture between Go-Karts and Trikes make it more exciting by strapping a 50cc motor on them getting them to speeds of up to 30mph.

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  • Entrance Photography

    Photography UK will once again be trading at the show. They will be offering arrival photographs for show-goers to purchase on the day. With professional photographers situated at all entrances, they’re sure to grab a snap of you and your car as you make you way into the show!

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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 the 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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  • Jet Car

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

    Even if you have seen the infamous 'jet car' before, you'll still want to head to the drag strip and watch as the insane machine clocks up a sub-six second quarter-mile pass as well over 300mph. 

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  • Camping

    We’re also offering the chance to camp at the event, forget the early morning journey, and wake up on site feeling refreshed and ready for an epic day at the show!

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  • Show & Shine sponsored by ADS Car Care

    The Show & Shine Competition will return to FordFest 2016 and is proudly sponsored by ADS Car Care! Has your Ford got what it takes to win for 2016?

    You could be in with a chance of winning some great prizes and a trophy on the day, as well as displaying your car in the Show & Shine.

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  • Club Displays

    Car clubs have been at the heart of FordFest, catering for Fords of all ages, and 2016 looks to be no different.

    With more than 1,000 cars on display at the show last year, ranging from standard restorations to modified motorsport machines, make sure you save plenty of time to wander around this diverse range of Fords.

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  • Retail Village

    Packed full of specialist Ford car parts, a range of clothing and souvenirs from t-shirts to keyrings, and second hand parts, the Retail Village is the one stop shop for Ford lovers.

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  • Souvenir Edition Show Guide

    The perfect accompaniment for your day at the show, this 100 page magazine is filled with everything you need to know about the day and much, much more.

    With your essential map, event timetable, club map and entertainment times as well as posters, interviews and ‘how to’ guides, our souvenir guide will be a wonderful keepsake from the day and one you will just keep going back to.

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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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