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Lulworth Castle opens for popular Dorset Motor Show

A POPULAR car show which attracts thousands of visitors is set to return to Lulworth Castle this weekend.

The annual Dorset Blind Association fundraising event takes place on Sunday 18th September.

It is the first time the event has taken place since the pandemic, with organizers aiming for it to be “bigger and better than ever”.

Over 180 vehicles – from classics to supercars, modified vehicles to motorcycles – will be on display against the picturesque backdrop of Lulworth Castle.

Over 180 vehicles will be on display at Lulworth Castle. Photo: Dorset Blind Association

The fairgrounds will feature a variety of artisan stalls selling local produce and handmade goods; including options for vegetarians and vegans.

There will also be live music from The Funky Little Choir while Jamie Jigsaw will be on hand to entertain the children with circus shows and workshops.

The Motor Show is the only event of its kind to be held on the unique grounds of Lulworth Castle.

The charity’s flagship fundraising activity aims to raise over £10,000 for the Dorset Blind Association and raise awareness for over 3,000 people visiting the event.

James White, Head of Brand at event sponsors Hendy Group, said: “We are very pleased to be part of the Dorset Blind Association Motor Show for 2022, we will be bringing a range of vehicles to the show. of our Toyota, Lexus, Renault and Dacia brands.

“If you’re looking for a new car or just want to explore the range available, we invite you to come and talk to our product specialists.”

A raffle will take place the same day, with incredible prizes donated by local businesses; including a 3-course lunch at Rick Stein, a 2-night stay at The Elstead, a DryRobe from White Water Robes, lunch for 2 at the Harbor Heights Hotel and more.

A spokesperson for the Dorset Blind Association said: “The need for services is ever increasing and with the number of people living with visual impairment expected to reach 35,000 in Dorset alone, demand is high.

“The charity hopes to receive additional support through fundraising from this event, as well as the opportunity to raise awareness in the local community about vision loss.

The Castle Showground will be open to the general public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the public is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.

For more information on the Dorset Blind Association Motor Show call 01202 712865 or email [email protected]

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