VW Festival is about so much more than just VW's. We make sure that we put on entertainment for all ages and all interests so the entire family can enjoy the show, for the whole weekend. Below is a selection of just some of the entertainment you might see at VW Festival. 2021 final line-up to be confirmed.
Two nights of live bands and music in our two large marquees - one for the small kids, one for the big kids ;) See our set list of bands
Keep the kids entertained with activities, the circus and much more
Herbie Hospital spend all year building a beetle, that becomes our main charity raffle prize. See our Raffle page
Before the event we preselect around 250 of the best vehicles for the Show and Shine competition. Judging will take place on Sunday afternoon, and prizes are awarded at the 3pm parade. Enter our Show & Shine
A visit to Harewood offers the opportunity to marvel at the collections in the House, explore the Gardens and Bird Garden while youngsters can enjoy the Adventure Playground! Harewood Website
The 2019 fancy dress theme is Halloween and Day of the Dead…… so break out all your best gear and dress yourself, your car and your club stand to impress!
We get all sorts of dogs turning up at VW Festival, even superdogs (all on leads of course.)
Maple Staplegun (Amelia's character) has escaped from the office straight into VW Festival and she is ready to prove to you all that she is no ordinary secretary! Armed with hula hoops, office items and a quirky attitude, Maple is set to show the audience that not all is what it seems.
George Orange is an eccentric clown and slack-rope dancer, juggler and circus performer from Chicago. George is truly one of a kind, take a trip with him down the rabbit hole of his show, an experience not to be missed.
You don’t want to miss the Kapow Sisters on the Friday evening in the theatre & circus tent! They are hilarious and fully equipped with tutus!
The only person in the World who can balance on a free-standing ladder and juggle machete knives whilst reciting Shakespeare perfectly!
He is a regular street performer at Covent Garden and his ability to hammer a 6 inch nail into his head unharmed has made him a Ripley's Believe It Or Not Amazing Person.
Are you worried about the hangover and cramps after your night in the tent? Worry no more! Tatty Bumpkin are joining us on Saturday morning in our theatre & circus tent to help you shake off them knots and the headache!
Yoga classes for all at 10.30am, come and join us!
Ever fancied joining the circus? Well here's your chance! Come and have a go on our high wire flying Trapeze! Our trapeze artist coaches are here with harnesses and crash mats, ready to show you the ropes!
Available to all ages, for everyone to release their inner acrobat!