Vancouver, British Columbia – The 25th annual British classic car show in Vancouver, known as the All British Field Meet, takes place Saturday May 22nd at VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver.

This year, the E-Type Jaguar, which turns 50 years old, will be the featured British car, but the event will also celebrate English-built Fords such as Ford Prefects, Populars, Zephyrs, Anglias and Cortinas.

In the two-wheel class, the show will feature 100 years of BSA motorcycles with plans for a record display including motorcycles under restoration presented by the British Motorcycles Owners Club of B.C. (BMOC). Expect to see a line- up of Nortons. Royal Enfields, Velocettes, AJS, Matchless, Triumphs, Francis-Barnetts and a good number of BSA models.

New this year, Hagerty Collector Car Insurance, the world’s leading provider of collector vehicle insurance will be on site to present a series of seminars called “Cars That Matter”,  focusing on the past 25 years of British classic car values – on the Great Lawn at VanDusen Garden. This series is no cost to show attendants and will run at scheduled intervals throughout the day.

Adding to the automotive splendour will be the brass band music of Little Mountain Brass Band plus classic car parts for sale, a food concession and vendors offering all things British.

The event is produced by the Olde British &Classic car Society, which encourages the understanding, appreciation and preservation of classic cars, vehicles and motorcycles for the enjoyment of their owners and the general public.

Admission fees are: Adults: $14 ; Youth/Senior: $12 ; Child (6-12): $7 ; Family: $28.  VanDusen Gardens is located at Oak Street and 37th Avenue in Vancouver.  Parking is free on the surrounding residential streets.

For more information see www.westerndriver.com/abfm/

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