Next Event: Saturday 11th July 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about the Barrow Festival of Transport

Q1. What vehicles can register on the Barrow Festival of Transport?
A1. The Barrow Festival of Transport is for all types of vehicles, so as long as your vehicle is; classic, vintage, prestige, unique or interesting, then you can register your vehicle on the event.

Q2. What time will I have to arrive at the event?
A2. The event starts from 10am, but we will ask all vehicle owners to arrive between 9am and 9.30am and you will receive an email with your allotted time and location for arrival.

Q3. What if I don’t receive an email?
A3. If you don’t receive an email 2-3 weeks prior to the event, then check your junk folder or click this link to see our Info for Owners page

Q4. How much does it cost to register my vehicle for the show?
A4. Nothing, in fact we will give you a refreshment voucher worth up to £5 to spend on food & drink

Q5. Is my vehicle insured by the Barrow Festival of Transport committee?
A5. NO, we accept no responsibility for vehicles parked at the event and owners should have their own insurance and keep an eye on their own vehicle

Q6. Will I be able to be located near to a friend or family members car?
A6. YES, if you both state on your registration that you want to be located next to each other and your vehicles are from a similar age?

Q7. How are cars situated for the event?
A7. We will be creating zones based on the age of cars, so ensure that you give us this information when you register

Q8. Can all our motorcycle club be located together?
A8. YES, as long as they all turn up on time and enter the pedestrian area at the same time. Anyone turning up late cannot guarantee being located with other club members.

Q9. Can I swap my refreshment voucher?
A9. In most cases this is not possible, but for special circumstances we will do our best (i.e. vegetarian gets a bacon sandwich voucher)

Q10. Can I switch my vehicle on to rev the engine?
A10. NO, if you would like to rev your engine as a demonstration, please ask one of the event management team

Q11. My vehicle drips a little oil, is this a problem?
A11. YES, we will supply drip trays to motorcycles, but we expect larger vehicles to bring their own.

Q12. If I have a question or an emergency on the day, who should I contact?
A12. admin@festivaloftransport.co.uk or 07955 816000 (BID Manager)