Calder Valley is gearing up for the return of vintage weekend

A 1910 Leon Bollee Laundelette which appeared at the 2011 Hebden Bridge Vintage Car Rall
A 1910 Leon Bollee Laundelette which appeared at the 2011 Hebden Bridge Vintage Car Rall

Hundreds of cars from yesteryear will roll into Hebden Bridge next month when a popular charity event returns.

The Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend, organised by the town’s rotary club, takes place on Saturday, August 3, and Sunday, August 4, from 10am to 5pm in Calder Holmes Park.

The event is now a well established premier attraction for the display of veteran, vintage and classic cars, motor cycles as well as military and commercial vehicles from all over the country.

Rotary club president Brian Boocok said: “This event is more than just an occasion for vehicle entrants and enthusiasts. It is an event for families looking for a thoroughly interesting and entertaining day or even weekend out.

“There will not only be splendid vehicles on display but also varied entertainment, including a live jazz band, fun rides for children, craft and product stalls, autojumbles and much more, with a range of quality catering and refreshment outlets for Indian food, crepes, speciality teas and coffees, ice creams as well as hot and cold roast sandwiches.”

On display on the Saturday will be classic cars from 1970 to 1992; motorcycles and scooters from 1970 to 1992; Rolls Royce and Bentley cars of any age; replica or kit cars of any age; military vehicles; pre-1972 tractors; pre-1970 registered vehicles and an array of novelty vehicles.

On display on the Sunday will be vintage cars up to 1930; post vintage cars from 1931 to 1939; post war cars 1940 to 1971; motor cycles and scooters up to 1971; commercial vehicles up to 1971; American vehicles up to 1971 and military Vehicles.

There will be prizes for best in class and the usual Sunday morning scenic run.

For more information, visit www.hebdenbridge-vintageweekend.org.uk.