Vintage, prestige and modern cars and motorbikes are set to line the streets of Barrow next month.

The Barrow Festival of Transport will take place in the town centre on Saturday July 15.

The classic cars will be placed on Dalton Road while vintage motorcycles will be situated on Portland Walk. Not excluding their modern counterparts, there will also be electric vehicles on Scott Street.

The event also attracts a fleet of other vehicles including scooters, buses, campers, trucks, commercial vehicles and emergency vehicles which will be located in various areas of the town.

Car enthusiasts will be welcomed by entertainers and attractions such as ride-on vehicles funfair rides, street entertainers and live music. The event is completely free and is also family-friendly. 

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Organised by Barrow BID and the Festival of Transport committee, last year's event saw the high-octane ‘On the Edge’ a motorcycle stunt show along with two RTC Demonstrations by the Cumbria Fire Service and a range of street performers. Classic buses also provided tours across Barrow along with a tour to the Roa Island boat club. 

There was also singing, entertainment and the Extreme MTB Show by Danny Butler and his brother. 

Indoor market and high street traders described the day as one of the busiest of 2022 with the event attracting 10,000-12,000 visitors - providing a massive boost for the local economy.

A spokesperson for Barrow BIDsaid: "With over 200 vehicles already registered, there is still time to register your pride and joy to attend this year's event.  The Festival of Transport is open to all modes of transport, from vintage motorcycles and modern performance cars, to hovercrafts and steam engines."

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The event starts from 10am in the morning when the vehicles will be in position and will end at 4pm with a procession of vehicles around the town centre streets. 

If you or your organisation own a unique vehicle and would like to enter it, please visit All vehicles must be insured and entered into the festival at the owner's risk.