Countdown to Rotherham Show

A stunt rider at last year's show.
A stunt rider at last year's show.
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Rotherham Show will return in September with a colourful array of arts and crafts, automotives and horticulture.

Taking place in Clifton Park on September 7 and 8, Rotherham Show will again feature a vintage vehicle rally and horticultural show. There will also be live entertainment, music and dance.

Last year, thousands of people enjoyed attractions including stunt riders. The horticultural show will feature home-grown wonders and craft masterpieces competing for trophies.

At the vintage vehicle show, cars will include a 1926 Austin Mayfair, 1990 Pontiac Firebird and classic 1938 Excelsior Warrior.

Marie Hayes, marketing and events manager, said: “We are pleased to announce the vintage vehicles tour will also be happening this year.

“The tour will start at 10.30am from Effingham Street and will be led by the Mayor of Rotherham, Coun John Foden, finishing in Clifton Park.

“The vintage vehicles are a fantastic sight and have helped to spread the name of the Rotherham Show far and wide with automotive enthusiasts.”

Herringthorpe Playing Fields, near the town centre, will be available to park on for free, with a park and ride service to Clifton Park.

First will also be operating a circular bus service every 10 minutes from Rotherham Interchange, via Drummond Street, Wharncliffe Street, Clifton Lane, Badsley Moor Lane, Park and Ride site, Middle Lane, Clifton Park, Doncaster Road, St Ann’s Road, Centenary Way to Rotherham Interchange.

Fares will be £1 for a single, or £3 for a family ticket.

n To enter a display of art, crafts, flowers or fruit to the horticultural show, call 01709 822453.