What's On 2017

We've a great event lined up for you and we'll be updating this page with updates in the build up to the event so stay tuned!

  • Ultimate Ford

    A brand new feature for 2017 we introduce to you Ultimate Ford. The search is on to find the Ford that stands out from the crowd; the car that not just talks the talk but can walk the walk.

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  • Handling Course

    Taking place in the Live Action Arena we will be setting up a handling course open to the general public! The course will be open from 9:00am for the duration of the day.

    To take on the handling course you will need to pay £10 for 3 runs.



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  • Ford Puma 20th Year Anniversary Display

    It's been a busy year for Ford Anniversaries but there is always time for one more celebration. At this years FordFest we will be celebrating 20 years of the Ford Puma and inviting Project Puma to put on an impressive display to mark this significant milestone!

    A history of Project Puma by Cherie Palmer

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  • 2017 Club Map

    The 2017 FordFest Club map can be downloaded below. We look forward to seeing you at the show!

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  • Ford Drag Demonstrations

    The Ford Drag Demonstrations will once again be taking place on the santapod 1/4 strip to show their increidble speed. The owners have been working away on their cars over the winter to improve those all important times on the Santa Pod strip. Don’t miss them on the ¼ mile, from Capris to Sierras to Cortinas and Anglias, these are classic Fords that are made to go fast.

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  • Cherished Classics

    FordFest is for Blue Ovals of all ages, and some owners don’t want to retro-fit the latest tech and go-faster goodies to their pride and joy, they want their Blue Ovals just the way Ford intended. These ‘Cherished Classics’ will form a special display at FordFest 2017 ­­– it’s like stepping back in time to the days when these classics had just rolled off the production line!

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  • Save 'Purdy' The Ford Transit

    A down-at-heel Ford Transit that classic vehicle enthusiasts have taken to their hearts will have a special display at this year’s FordFest!

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  • The Caravan Tow - World Record Attempt

    Reader Craig Dawes will be going for Guinness World Record glory on Sunday as he attempts the world’s fastest quarter-mile caravan tow! Using his Eddie, turbocharged Mk2 Escort and a custom-built teardrop caravan, Craig will be attempting the record-breaking downs down the Pod’s dragstrip during the day.

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  • Fast Ford and Classic Ford

    Right at the centre of FordFest you’ll find two of the UK’s leading Ford magazines - Fast Ford and Classic Ford. They'll both be bringing an awesome display of past, present and future feature cars to the show. Don’t miss some of the finest old skool motors and some of the very best fast Fords the UK has to offer!

    More information coming soon! 

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  • Magazine Cover Shoot - Blue Pig Photography

    Have you ever dreamed of your car appearing on the cover of your favourite magazine? At Ford Fest Blue Pig Photography are offering you the chance to make that dream come true wit

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  • Hardrace - Official Chassis Partner

    Hardrace was founded in 1998 and specialises in designing, manufacturing and marketing reinforced chassis parts for race and road cars.

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  • KSport - Official Brake Partner

    KSport UK is the world’s largest KSport brake distributor and has been working hand in hand with the factory since the release of the very first prototypes.

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  • BC Racing - Official Suspension Partner

    Coilovers from BC Racing are the pinnacle of adjustable performance for your ride. They’re designed to compete at the very highest levels and take the punishment of circuit and fast road abuse in their stride.

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  • BC Forged Wheels - Official Wheel Sponsor

    Looking for an improved look with the benefit of saving weight? BC Forged Wheels can offer this with their wide range of both Monoblock and Modular designs.

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  • Photography UK

    Photography-UK will once again be trading at Japfest Silverstone!
    They will be offering arrival photographs for show-goers to purchase on the day. With professional photographers situated both on the bridge and tunnel entrance, they’re sure to grab a snap of you and your car as you make you way into the show!
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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 £20 you can purchase an Individual Display ticket which allows you display your car in our dedicated Non-Club Paddock Area.

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  • Goodridge

    FordFest is delighted to welcome the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of fluid transfer systems, Goodridge as the official brake line partner of the Fast Car Entertainment series of events! 

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  • Run What Ya Brung

    You don’t just have to watch the show from the sidelines at FordFest; far from it – you can join in and be a fundamental part of the action! And the best way to do that is take part in the fearsome strip action that will dominate the centre of the show throughout the day.

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  • Retail Village

    Need a part for your Ford? The chances are you’ll find it within the Retail Village!

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  • Show & Shine - Sponsored by ValetPRO

    The much-loved Show & Shine competition returns to FordFest 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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  • Club Displays

    Dedicated car clubs are at the heart of FordFest, catering for Fords of all ages. With an estimated 1900 club cars on display last year there is always plenty of variety on show, ranging from standard classic restorations to insanely-modified modern motorsport machines, and of course everything else in between!

    Are you part of a club and want to display your car?

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  • 2016 Show Review!

    Fab FordFest is fitting season Finale

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About the Show

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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