BDS Annual Show

British Driving Society
54th Annual Show
Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park
by kind permission of HM The Queen

June 24th 2018

Something for every driving enthusiast
Private Driving ● Drive through the Royal Park ● Exercise & Pleasure Driving ● Pairs/Multiples ● Vintage Vehicles ● Light Trade ● Donkeys/Mules ● Hackneys ● HOYS/Osborne Refrigerators/Victoria Foods Qualifiers ● Trade Stands ● Lunch Marquee ● Ringside parking

Every June the British Driving Society celebrates the best in private driving at its premier show.

The show first started in 1965 and has become the traditional Summer gathering for private driving enthusiasts. Taking place across three arenas there are classes for a wide variety of competitors, including the opportunity for competitors to drive through the Royal Park in the Concours d’Elegance.  The day ends with the traditional parade in front of the Royal Box.

Visitors to the show can book ringside parking overlooking their chosen ring, and lunch can be enjoyed in the marquee. Booking in advance is essential.

All enquiries (sponsorship, competitors, trade stands, tickets) to:

Charlotte Lawson
Show Organiser for & on behalf of The British Driving Society, Buckinghams Cottage, Fressingfield, Suffolk IP21 5QE
Tel: 01379-586-686


For a schedule click here

For an entry form click here

For general show information click here

For a ticket application form click here

Supported by:
Adveco, Mr. R. Alexander, Balanced Horse Feeds, Binder Ltd., Brightside Welsh Cobs, Carriage Driving Magazine, T. Cribb & Sons, Stephanie Evans, Gail Crosier Memorial, Fenix Carriages, KBIS British Equestrian Insurance, Maas Family, Mr. & Mrs. G. Nebbeling, NFU Mutual, Angela Sixsmith, Sue Smith, Thimbleby & Shorland, Truckbusters, Frank & Jane Warrender, Worshipful Company of Coachmakers & Coach Harness Makers, Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights.


Neil Wray

Worship Company of Wheelwrights Vintage Vehicles

Balanced Horse Feeds Pleasure Drive


Light Trade



Photos by: E S Photography