Hundreds of visitors gather on The Common for another successful motor show

PUBLISHED: 13:37 14 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:09 15 August 2017

One of the classic cars bobbing along The Common at the weekend. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

One of the classic cars bobbing along The Common at the weekend. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

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It was not the usual quiet Sunday in Saffron Walden last weekend, as hundreds of classic cars and bikes made their way into the town.

Two visitors chat on The Common against a backdrop of colourful bikes. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOTwo visitors chat on The Common against a backdrop of colourful bikes. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Streams of colourful vehicles and their proud owners descended on The Common on August 13 for the annual Saffron Walden Motor Show.

A proud owner shows off his colourful taxi. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOA proud owner shows off his colourful taxi. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

With the sun shining, plenty of visitors made their way onto the site to take a look at the prized engines, which included custom cars, hot rods, trucks and army vehicles.

A pair of car-lovers wave for the camera at the motor show. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOA pair of car-lovers wave for the camera at the motor show. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

This is not the first time the event has come to the town, with many having earmarked the date after successful runs in previous years.

Motorheads climb into one of the classic buses. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOMotorheads climb into one of the classic buses. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

As well as delighting everyone from motor enthusiasts to young families on the day, the event also raises vital funds for the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity.

There were plenty of exciting cars  in Saffron Walden for the motor show. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOThere were plenty of exciting cars in Saffron Walden for the motor show. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

The organisation supports people living with life-limiting illnesses, and money raised this year will help the charity continue to provide care free of charge.

The Common in Saffron Walden was packed full of cars and excited visitors at the weekend. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOThe Common in Saffron Walden was packed full of cars and excited visitors at the weekend. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

One of the exhibits at this year's motor show. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOOne of the exhibits at this year's motor show. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Reader Andy Watkins shared his pictures of the classic car show on Saffron Walden Common. Picture: ANDY WATKINSReader Andy Watkins shared his pictures of the classic car show on Saffron Walden Common. Picture: ANDY WATKINS

Reader Andy Watkins shared his pictures of the classic car show on Saffron Walden Common. Picture: ANDY WATKINSReader Andy Watkins shared his pictures of the classic car show on Saffron Walden Common. Picture: ANDY WATKINS

Reader Andy Watkins shared his pictures of the classic car show on Saffron Walden Common. Picture: ANDY WATKINSReader Andy Watkins shared his pictures of the classic car show on Saffron Walden Common. Picture: ANDY WATKINS

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