Kilbroney Vintage Car Show Biggest Yet

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Kilbroney Vintage Car Show is an absolute gem of a motoring event in the annual show calendar.  Not only is it situated in the stunning Kilbroney Forest Park near Rostrevor, overlooked by the Mourne Mountains, but it proudly boasts being the largest classic car show in Europe.

Organised by the Kilbroney Vintage Show Committee and Newry Lions Club, the event took place on Saturday past and played host to over 1500 vintage vehicles, live music and children’s entertainment.

Some of the scale of this enormous event is captured in our 200+ photo gallery below.

Photos by James Crowe

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Andy is the founding member of RMS, and when he's not following motoring events around the UK and Ireland he can be found on the track (sideways, having competed in top level drifting for a decade), or of course he'll be on the forum.

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Roy Little 16:45 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
| Could she not put it back a week!? lol
Sure we’ve another wedding to go to that day too. A joint one wouldn’t go down well :joy:
Arfur 16:50 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
@Paddy_R ?
dh1079 16:55 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
Hopefully get down this yr
Ian A 17:44 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
Beautiful part of the world. Keep meaning to get down to this.
heavyoilhenry 17:44 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
Best car show about. Will be there in the Rascal all being well.
domo gti 18:09 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
It really is one of the best shows over here. Such a wide range of metal on show!! Will get my form posted off this week and hopefully get the Coupe S on display again.
Andy55 21:06 | Tue 27 Mar, 2018 | Report
Best show about by far. Will be there in the mini. For anyone that hasn’t been before and entering a car. Get there early or be prepared to queue!
cormac81 09:52 | Wed 28 Mar, 2018 | Report
| Best show about by far. Will be there in the mini. For anyone that hasn’t been before and entering a car. Get there early or be prepared to queue!
I be going a lot earlier this year, was stuck on the road from hilltown for ages.
AustinSevenS 10:37 | Wed 28 Mar, 2018 | Report
| Best show about by far. Will be there in the mini. For anyone that hasn’t been before and entering a car. Get there early or be prepared to queue!
I always try to be there before 10. I'd rather be in early, get parked up and get a brew on instead of sitting in traffic boiling.
mayweather 11:44 | Wed 28 Mar, 2018 | Report
| I always try to be there before 10. I'd rather be in early, get parked up and get a brew on instead of sitting in traffic boiling.
We left ballymoney at 7:00am 2 years ago and we sat near an hour in traffic on that coast road into kilbroney forrest park. The year before i considerd abandoning my car and walking the rest.