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Frequently Asked Questions


We've pulled together some useful FAQ's for you below.  Just click the area to see the questions and answers.  


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Is the event solely for Minis?

Yes, it’s a show purely for Minis.

What time does the show open?

Gates are open to the public from 09.00 and closes at 17.30.

Will there be a cash point on site?

Yes, the marshals will direct you to the cash point.

Are credit cards accepted on the gate?

Yes, credit cards can be used on the gate.

Can I bring my pet?

No animals of any kind are allowed onto the site.

Is there a bar on site?

Yes, there is a bar on site.

Are there food units on site?

There are many food units on site open throughout the day and an on site restaurant.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes you can bring food and drink in to the venue.

Will there be someone taking photos of the cars for me to purchase on the day?

Yes there will be a photographer and more information will be found in our show guide.

Are BBQ’s allowed on site?

BBQ’s are not permitted.

Are there any concessions for people with disabilities?

As part of our commitment to make the show accessible to all we will provide those disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance with one free ticket for a partner, accompanying friend or personal assistant (PA). You will need to provide a copy of your most recent PIP form showing your current entitlement and your ‘blue badge’ if car parking is required. On arrival at the show please liaise with the staff on the gates when presenting your entry ticket.

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How can I buy a ticket?

All tickets are purchased online via our ticketing system. You can also purchase tickets on the gate. 

Can I get a refund for my tickets once I've bought them?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable – click here to view our full terms and conditions. If you have taken out refund protection please visit where you will be taken through the refund process.

Will I be able to buy a ticket on the gate?

Yes you can buy tickets on the gate from 09:00 at the higher price.

I've bought my ticket but is it secure?

Yes. Each number on the barcode is unique and can only be scanned once. You will need to bring with you the card you purchased the tickets with and photo ID card (such as your driving licence) along with your ticket clearly printed or viewable on your mobile phone to gain entry. We will validate your ticket for entry. If you are unable to provide sufficient ID or your ticket has already been scanned, you will be asked to pay the full entry price on the gate.

My tickets haven’t arrived yet when will I get them?

Tickets are emailed out to you upon confirmation of payment.  Please check your junk or spam folder just in case. If you have not received your ticket please contact our team.

Do I have to purchase a ticket for my child?

Entry is FREE for two children aged 14 and under when accompanied by a paying adult. Additional children are £5 each. Children under 5 are free. You are responsible for any children who attend the event with you and you must ensure that they comply with these terms and conditions.

What if I haven't received my tickets?

If you haven’t received your tickets and you’re leaving for the event, Don’t panic! We have a ticket collection point by the ticket booths at the entrance, where a member of staff will be there to help. Please bring with you your confirmation email and we will be able to issue you with the correct tickets at the event.

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Is there car parking available?

Yes, there is a public car park available free of charge.

Is there disabled parking?

Yes, there is a disabled parking area, please ask on the gate for a pass and the marshalls will direct you.

Is there any way that I can park my car in the show rather than in the public car park?

Yes, as part of a club display or it may be possible for you to display your car in the Concours Competition or if you're not part of a club and have a Mini you can park in the Mini-Only Parking Paddock.

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Can we camp the night before?

There is camping on site on the Saturday night only. You can arrive on Saturday from 12:00 (midday) until 10.00pm. Please be advised that arriving before midday you will occur a charge of £10, for the Run What Ya Brung event.

Are there toilets on site for campers?

Yes, there are plenty of toilets on site open 24hrs.

Are there showers on site?

Yes, there are free showers available

Are there electrical connections on site?

No, there are not any electrical hook ups available.

Can I bring my caravan/trailer tent/motor home?

Yes you can bring any of these.

Is there a family/quiet campsite?

Yes there is a separate campsite for anyone wanting a quieter area. Please just ask at the gate and you will be given a separate campsite pass.

Can I park my car next to my tent?

Yes, you can park your car next to your tent.

Can I leave site and then come back in?

Yes, but you will need a pass out and will not be allowed out after 10.00pm.

Do children require a camping ticket?

Yes, Children aged 14 and under will also require a camping ticket. Children under 5 are free.


About the Show

Please note: No animals are permitted onsite, apart from guide dogs


Santa Pod Raceway
Airfield Road
Podington, Nr. Wellingborough
Northants NN29 7XA

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