Formerly known as The Shropshire Truck Show, this family favourite event returns with a new name and bigger and better than ever!
Appealing to enthusiasts and families alike, Trucking Live Shropshire – sponsored by Towergate Insurance – will feature trucks on show and for sale, club displays, action arena, trade stands, celebrity guests and more.
Over 100 trucks are expected to join the event including club displays, painted supertrucks, American big rigs, fleet displays, classic and vintage vehicles and many more unusual trucks for visitors to admire.
For those visitors looking for high-octane action, a pit-stop at the Main Arena should be on the cards. See Backdraft Wheelie Firetruck – a massive 20-tonne fire engine steering, stopping and pirouetting on the two rear wheels; and Kangaroo Kid Quad Stunt Man performing elaborate stunts on his quad bike. Not to forget the family friendly fun fair with a whole host of rides suitable for all ages.
Alongside all this will be traders from up and down the country, including manufacturers displaying their latest models, autojumble retailers and trade stands selling all manner of items from including models, tools, gifts, food and more.
British soap fans are also in for a treat. Across the weekend, TV stars from Corrie and Emmerdale will be touching down at Trucking Live. Anthony Cotton (aka Sean Tully) will be making his appearance on Saturday, while Ryan Thomas (aka Jason Grimshaw) from Corrie and his brother Adam Barton from Emmerdale are there to entertain the Sunday crowds. The celebrity guests will be answering fan questions in the Main Arena and meeting fans and signing autographs throughout the day.
Trucking Live Shropshire takes place on September 24-25 at the Oswestry Showground, Shropshire, SY11 4AS. Adult day tickets cost £10 in advance or £12at the show, children (5-15yrs) £5, three nights’ family weekend camping advance £45, includes show admission for two adults, two children free and evening entertainment. Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome. Book online at www.truckinglive.co.uk or call 01959 541444.