About the vw show

The lockdown has meant for us Vee Dub nuts we have not been able to show off our pride and joy or find that elusive part to finish off a project.

The wait is now over! Well nearly… Join us at the South of England Showground for what is expected to be one of the first shows of the year with two covered barns of auto jumble, traders and fantastic open spaces to admire and chat about the VW classics.


General Admission: £3 per person (Kids Under 16 go free with an accompanying general admission)

Parking:  £2 per vehicle

Classic VW Parking: Parking refunded if you stay within the show until 3pm

Social Distancing

Inline with goverment guidlines disifection stations and social distancing measures will be in place.

VW Classics Go Free

Show off your Classic VW that has been sat waiting patiently since the lockdown started!

Dogs Welcome

Dogs may be admitted but ALL dogs must remain on a leash. Please keep it clean.

Children Go Free

An event for all the family! There will be activities for the kids so make sure you bring them along.

Auto Jumble // Traders

Plots available from £15. Sizes start from 3m x 3m. Book a spot now!

Kids Activities

Kids colouring competion and an ice cream van.


We have reached out to many local business to join in the fun and show off their goodies.

Would you like to showcase your business? Get in touch today to book a pitch.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are in discussion with the showground if camping on site is available. We will update you as soon as we have more information.

Due to the nature of a swap meet a plot is required to sell products, however, you may arrange to meet with a previously sold item in the car park but you cannot set up a stall.

Absolutly, you can get public transport to the event and walk in. You require a general admission ticket just dont select any parking when prompted.

If you have a Classic VW parked within the show you will only get your parking refunded if you remain in the show until after 3pm.

If you are trading you will only get your part refund if you stay until after 3pm.

Although we are praying to the sunshine gods, the event will take place rain or shine. The auto-jumble is under cover.

Yes, we have our dedicated toilet block available.

Yes, tickets will be avilable to purchase on arrival, however, they will be priced as follows:

General Admission £5 per person and £4 per car to park. (You get the £4 back if you have a classic car and stay until after 3pm)

So save £4 and book in advance!

Some say that classics are vehicles that are Tax exempt… we say anything over 20 years is considered a classic.

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Classic VWs

Trade Stands

Auto Jumble

Getting to the show

By Road:

SatNav postcode RH17 6TL

Coming from the Motorway:

  1. Exit the M23 at Junction 10 and take the A264 towards East Grinstead.
  2. At the first roundabout, continue straight on along the A264.
  3. At the next roundabout, turn right and head towards Haywards Heath along the B2028. (The South of England Showground is signposted at this roundabout).
  4. Continue through the villages of Turners Hill and Selsfield Common.
  5. Just before you reach the village of Ardingly you will see the Main Entrance to the South of England Showground on your right hand side signposted “VeeDubStuff – Swap-A-Lot Show”


Haywards Heath mainline station is approximately 4 miles from the Showground. Please use the Network Rail Timetable facility for more information.


01444 410410 – Station Taxis

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