Classic vehicles at extravaganza

Hundreds of historic cars, buses, lorries and motorcycles will be on show at an award-winning Derbyshire attraction over the bank holiday weekend.

Crich Tramway Village, near Matlock, will host its annual Transport Extravaganza on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 August, with organisers promising "a show like no other".

More than 300 vehicles will be on display and on the move, mingling with the historic trams to create a celebration of vintage road transport. Classic cars and motorcycles, double deck buses and steam traction engines will be competing for one of the coveted trophies on offer.

Aaron Johansson, one of the event's organisers, said: "The Crich Extravaganza is the highlight of our transport events calendar. The sight of hundreds of vintage cars and lorries on the move mingling with the trams in a period street is unique to Crich. It is also a big family day out with children's entertainment."

Admission prices for the event are £11 for adults, £10 for senior citizens and £5.50 for children aged between three and 15. A family ticket, admitting two adults and three children, costs £30.

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