Axbridge Showcase

Saturday September 3rd 2016
2pm - 10.30pm

FREE ENTRY. FREE PARKING.

Axbridge Square, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 View map

Axbridge Showcase 2016
Axbridge Showcase 2016

September 2nd - Update: Axbridge Showcase will go ahead on Saturday September 3rd despite weather warnings. We are expecting over 35 historic and classic cars in the Square.

Punch and Judy may be relocated to an indoor venue. Historic 50'/60 and 70's documents on display in Town Hall Council Chamber, King John's Hunting Lodge open all afternoon with free entry to National Trust members.

Bands are likely to relocate to Town Hall with CopperHead on at approx 5pm followed by Mayhem at 8pm. All free and free parking. See you there!

This year's Axbridge Showcase will again be held in the historic town of Axbridge on Saturday September 3rd.

It is hosted by Axbridge Chamber of Commerce. The festivities start at 2pm following the Farmers Market and continue through the day until live music brings it to a close at 10.30pm.

2pm - Classic cars

Cars arrive and park up in Square limited to 40 cars.
Entries so far include various classic Jaguars, MGA, MGB and GT, Triumph TR4A, Morgan, Morris 1000 and a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

We are taking entries the the Classic Car show from cars, bikes and scooters - Download the Classic Car entry form or enter online.
Entries accepted until 20th August 2016

Axbridge Showcase 2015


Best Business Competition

The showcase committee would like to invite the businesses of Axbridge to participate in the Axbridge showcase this year. We would like you to dress the front of your business in a 60’s 70’s theme. We would appreciate your house being ready for judging Saturday morning of the showcase. The winner will be announced on Showcase afternoon. If you would like to take part please fill in this form.
Entries accepted until 27th Aug 2016



Best Dressed Private House

There is also a competition for the best dressed private house in a 60’s / 70’s theme. There is also be a prize for best dressed male, female and child. Come and join in the fun dressed in the style of 1960's/70's fashion and you might win a prize. If you would like to take part please fill in this form

From 2.00pm

  • 1.30pm Classic Vehicles arrive and park up
  • 2.00pm All day Cider festival in the Town Hall
  • 2.30pm Parade of the Axbridge Sea Cadets
  • 2.40pm Punch and Judy show and Storytelling by The Church Steps
  • 3.10 Morris Dancers in the Square
  • 3.20pm Punch and Judy show and Storytelling by The Church Steps
  • 3.45 Morris Dancers in the Square
  • 4.00pm Local band Copperhead
  • 6.00pm Dispersal for free eve entertainment
  • Music of the '60s and '70s during the afternoon until 6.30
  • 60's & 70's themed cafe - Mods and rockers with a dash of flower power.
  • Historic Axbridge documents of the 1960/70's in the Council Chamber Town Hall 2pm til 5pm
  • Classic cars depart 6pm approx.
  • Live music from local Band Mayhem in the Town Hall from 8pm. Free entry - doors open at 7.30pm. Hear Mayhem at https://soundcloud.com/johogg1962

There will be a road closure in the Square from 1.30pm until 7pm.
Plenty of free car parking. No stalls this year.

Photos from 2015
(Axbridge Chamber of Commerce)

Photos from 2014 (Weston Mercury)



Map of the Axbridge Showcase location.

Axbridge is on the A371 between Weston-super-Mare and Wells.

From the M5, take exit 22 joining the A38. Follow the "Cheddar Gorge and Caves" brown signs for 5 miles to the village of Cross, then turn right on to the A371. The Axbridge turnoff is about a mile on, clearly signposted.

Get Directions via Google Maps

More about Axbridge from Visit Somerset

Axbridge Showcase

Saturday September 3rd 2016
2pm - 10.30pm

FREE ENTRY. FREE PARKING.

Axbridge Square, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26

Axbridge Showcase 2016
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Photography: Street entertainer and home made cakes by Elaine Turner, market stall by Rae. Logo design by Sore Thumb. Web by Gill Bishop.