We are absolutely thrilled to be chosen as one of Chris Evans' Magnificent Seven charities for Car Fest 2021! We cannot WAIT to be there and celebrate a truly amazing summer!

CarFest 2021 – The UK’s Biggest Family Fundraising Festival!

CarFest is the UK’s Biggest Family Fundraising Festival, with a mission to bring the true spirit of family to life. This year CarFest, the brainchild of radio presenter Chris Evans, is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Packed to the brim with activities for every member of the family, the festivals promise family fun, with the best music, the fastest and loudest cars, and the brightest stars! Come and join us!

CarFest North will be held at Bolesworth Estate from 23rd – 25th July 2021.

CarFest South will be held at Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire from 27th – 29th August 2021.

Across the weekend a great line up of artists and bands will bring the main stage to life. Helping mark CarFest's 10th birthday at CarFest North we’ll be joined by All Saints, Basement Jaxx, McFly, Tom Grennan and many more. Gracing the main stage at CarFest South will be Rick Astley, James Blunt and The Magic Numbers to name a few! Joining Chris Evans on the stage will also be some very special CarFest favourites such as Alex Horne & The Horne Section Texas and of course our fabulous CarFest Supergroup with house band The Feeling and a host of special guest performances. 

As well as a great music line-up, CarFest also brings together some of the most popular and familiar TV chefs at the Napoleon Kitchen Stage, leading DJs at the Club CarFest stage and a host of stars chatting intimately on the StarFest stage. 

The festival site is packed with entertainment and activities for the whole family including four daily track shows featuring a breath-taking collection of cars, a host of interactive stands and features, shopping and loads to eat and drink! 

And if that wasn't exciting enough, Car Fest is bringing you Retro CarFest 2021 – The Ultimate Nostalgia Festival!

Retro CarFest is a celebration of the 60s, 70s, 80s, with a splash of the 90s. Packed to the brim with activities for every member of the family. Take the ultimate nostalgia trip at this BRAND NEW FAMILY FESTIVAL with the BEST music, films, gadgets, cars & legends from the past, all in aid of UK Children's Charities! Brought to you by Chris Evans, and the team behind the UK's biggest family fundraising festival: CarFest. 

Dress up and join us at Retro CarFest held at Bicester Heritage from 13th – 15th August 2021.

Travel back to simpler times when cars were cooler, sweets were tastier, flares were wider, video games were harder, and everyone wanted a chopper! Across the weekend a great line up of artists and bands will bring the main stage to life including Gabrielle, Happy Mondays, Scouting for Girls and Ultimate Elton to name a few. Joining Chris Evans on the stage will also be some very special legends from the worlds of TV, radio, sports and of course music. As well as a great music line-up, Retro CarFest is packed with entertainment and activities for the whole family including live track shows featuring a breath-taking collection of cars, a host of interactive stands and features, shopping and loads to eat and drink!

Since CarFest was born, its sole purpose has been to raise funds for UK’s Charities and has successfully raised over £16.5 million for BBC Children in Need and its other partner charities. The festival will continue to #DoMoreGood to raise funds for UK Charities in 2021 and all profits will go directly to our charity partners: BBC Children in Need, Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, Rainbow Trust, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Teenage Cancer Trust, My Black Dog & Comic Relief.

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My Black Dog Ambassador Nigel Cay will be bringing the speed to Car Fest 2021!

CarFest will be carefully designed to ensure the whole site, including staff and visitors meet with the latest government guidelines around Covid-19.

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