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15ᵀᴴ – 16ᵀᴴ JUNE 2024


3ᴿᴰ – 4ᵀᴴ AUGUST 2024


NEW FOR 2024!

As we gear up for an exhilarating year ahead, we’re excited to unveil our newest attractions for 2024. Prepare to be amazed as we showcase a thrilling array of automotive marvels. Dive into the nostalgia of iconic Blockbuster Movie Cars, featuring beloved vehicles straight from the silver screen, including the legendary A-Team Van. Explore the cutting-edge innovations of Big Boys Toys n Tools, highlighting the latest advancements from esteemed brands like Makita and Tru7. Experience the future of driving with Tesla as they unveil their latest electric vehicles. Immerse yourself in the world of heavy-duty machinery with Acorn Trucks, presenting the latest in Iveco innovations. Discover high-quality machinery and construction vehicles from Tru7. And for those seeking classic charm, Evoke Classics offers an irresistible journey down memory lane. Last but not least, don’t miss out on David Boatwright, your official dealer for Dodge and Ram in the UK, bringing you the finest in American automotive craftsmanship

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At Dream Drives, we’re more than just a car club; we’re a vibrant community of enthusiasts passionate about classic cars, American muscle, and iconic movie and TV vehicles. We provide a platform for our members to buy, sell, and locate rare car parts and memorabilia. Join us to hear about upcoming car events, meets, and shows, and connect with fellow car builders and collectors. Plus, don’t miss out on our exciting competitions with fantastic prizes. Welcome to the ultimate hub for petrolheads across the UK and beyond. Click here to join the club

Get ready for Drive Dreams ‘Movie Cars’ where Hollywood meets horsepower in a spectacular showcase of cinema’s most iconic vehicles, now proudly sponsored by ITS Tools and in aid of the Little Havens Hospice. Featuring up to 30 legendary cars, this one-of-a-kind exhibit revs up reel nostalgia, inviting you to drive through cinema history with vehicles that have graced the big screen.

Each vehicle in our Drive Dreams ‘Movie Cars’ collection is more than just a mode of transport; they are symbols of the adventures, heroics, and fun that have captivated audiences for generations. Experience this journey in movie motoring magic, only at our exclusive exhibit, where the legends of film and auto unite to create unforgettable moments! Join us in celebrating the intersection of cinematic history and automotive innovation, all while supporting a noble cause. Don’t miss this opportunity to indulge in your passion for movies and cars, and help make a difference at the same time.

Gear Up for the Ultimate Adventure at Motorfest: Introducing ‘Big Boys Toys n Tools’, Sponsored by ITS Tools!

Attention all thrill-seekers and tool enthusiasts! Get ready for an epic showcase at Motorfest, where power meets precision in our exciting new event, ‘Big Boys Toys n Tools’, proudly sponsored by ITS Tools. This is your playground for the latest in innovation, featuring heavyweight brands like Makita, OX Tools, and Milwaukee.

Dreaming of the open road? Enter our competitions for a chance to win a commercial van or a sleek motorbike. Your next big adventure starts here!

  • Remote Controlled Cars: Race to the finish line with the coolest RC cars.
  • Jet Skis: Dive into action with top-of-the-line jet skis ready for you to buy.
  • Work Wear & Equipment Demos: Get hands-on with the latest gear and witness live tool demos.
  • Diggers and Trucks: Marvel at the giants of the construction world on show.
  • Commercial Vans from IVECO: Check out the latest in commercial transport.
  • Electrifying Electric Cars by Tesla: Experience the future of driving with Tesla’s innovative electric vehicles.
  • David Boatwright’s Dodge & GMC Showcase: Discover the power and performance of Dodge and GMC, brought to you by David Boatwright.

‘Big Boys Toys n Tools’ is more than an event; it’s a celebration of passion, power, and performance. Whether you’re in the market for the latest tools, looking for an adrenaline rush, or just want to explore the giants of the automotive and construction worlds, we’ve got something for everyone.

We’re thrilled to announce that Tesla will be electrifying our events this year with their groundbreaking presence at both Motorfest in Chelmsford and the Festival of Wheels in Ipswich! Get ready to experience the future of driving with the innovative power of Tesla.

Prepare to be amazed by Tesla’s stunning lineup, showcasing their latest and most advanced electric vehicles. It’s your chance to see up-close the cutting-edge technology and sleek designs that are setting new standards in the automotive world.

The excitement doubles at the Festival of Wheels in Ipswich! Not only will you get to explore Tesla’s impressive stand, but you’ll also have the exclusive opportunity to get behind the wheel yourself with Tesla Test Drives. Feel the thrill of electric acceleration and experience Tesla’s unparalleled performance first-hand.

Join us in embracing the future of mobility and discover why Tesla is leading the charge towards a more sustainable and exciting driving experience. Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a potential Tesla owner, or just curious about electric vehicles, these events are not to be missed.

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We’re excited to feature the David Boatwright Partnership at Motorfest, showcasing their premier American vehicles. With over three decades of expertise, Boatwright is the go-to for Dodge and RAM vehicles in the UK, offering a comprehensive range of services from sales to aftercare. Their dedication to providing top-tier American cars, tailored to individual preferences, ensures a unique opportunity for enthusiasts to explore the blend of power, luxury, and distinctive design that these vehicles offer. Join us at Motorfest to experience the exceptional craftsmanship and service that the David Boatwright Partnership brings to the automotive world.

For more detailed information about their offerings and services, visit their website at

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Acorn Trucks Ltd is a leading IVECO dealer in Kent, Essex, and Hertfordshire, showcasing a broad spectrum of commercial vehicles tailored to meet the diverse needs of their clientele. Their extensive range includes innovative models like the IVECO Daily Van, Eurocargo, and the environmentally friendly IVECO S-WAY NATURAL GAS, catering to both on-road and off-road requirements. At Motorfest, Acorn Trucks will display their cutting-edge vehicles, highlighting their commitment to sustainability, advanced technology, and customer-centric services. Their participation promises attendees an up-close look at some of the most advanced commercial vehicles on the market, reflecting Acorn’s dedication to quality, innovation, and environmental responsibility.

For more details, you can visit their website at

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TRU7 Group, renowned for its integrity, service, and expertise, will be showcasing at Motorfest & Festival of Wheels, presenting its diverse range of construction vehicles and services. Specializing in construction, demolition, and agriculture industries, TRU7 offers a comprehensive fleet of vehicles equipped with state-of-the-art safety technology. Their commitment to providing the right vehicle or operator for the job exemplifies their dedication to efficiency, sustainability, and competitive advantage. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore TRU7’s innovative solutions and learn how they cater to various project scales and needs.

For more detailed information, visit TRU7’s website.

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Evoke Classics is a distinguished platform dedicated to the passionate community of classic car enthusiasts. Run by the popular Yorkshire lass Sarah Crabtree from on’t telly. By offering a curated selection of premium classic cars for sale, Evoke Classics not only connects buyers and sellers but also fosters a vibrant community where stories, experiences, and the sheer love for timeless automotive design are shared. Their presence at Motorfest will allow attendees to immerse themselves in the elegance, craftsmanship, and history of classic automobiles, highlighting the enduring legacy and appeal of these vehicles.

For more detailed information, I recommend visiting their website at Evoke Classics.

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Thorpe Bay Marine, established in 1976 in Southend, began as a response to the lack of specialized boat showrooms in the area, particularly focusing on the speed boat market. Over the years, they evolved from a small supermarket into a renowned boat showroom, holding various franchises including Suzuki Outboard, Kawasaki Jet Ski, Seadoo, and others. With a history spanning decades, they’ve adapted to changes in the marine industry, transitioning from smaller speed boats to the growing popularity of sit-down personal watercraft (PWC). Now serving as a local Seadoo dealer in Essex, Thorpe Bay Marine continues to cater to a diverse range of water enthusiasts, offering a variety of craft to meet different needs on the water.

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