2018 Main Event Archive

Hot off the press news….

Good evening everyone, following our final meeting tonight 21st June 2018 we can now announce that this year’s Bronte Vintage Gathering  raised a whopping incredible…..
£35,000.00 for Manorlands hospice.
A massive thank you goes to each and every one of you who worked before, during and after the weekend, volunteered time and effort, donated and supported the event in any shape and form.

A huge thanks to all the visitors through the gate who attended throughout the weekend and we hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did.

Well done all of you and many thanks.





What a fantastic weekend and thank you all for your support in any shape and form. It’s was a very busy one and this is just a short post regarding the prize draw numbers for the 3 piece suit very kindly donated by H&L fashions of Haworth.
The draw raised exactly £400 and the winning number was 91 chosen by D.Hare, the number being drawn by random on a computer
Thank you all so much for your support.
Pictures will be posted and raffle news in the next few days so keep watching, below are a couple of links kindly donated by Stephen Hogg and Andy Spencer  please have a look at these as they are fantastic.
We hope you all enjoyed the weekend as much as we did, thank you all again

And of course the total amount raised will be posted.

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Raffle prizes are all now claimed with a few of them donated back, one being the *****FIRST PRIZE of a helicopter flight.*****

We are now offering this to the highest bidder so if you would like this one off experience then please e mail us with your bid. The first bid received is for £35 so please get your offers in. 
Lovely present for a special birthday, wedding etc. or just to say thank you. It’s a memory made forever and a present someone will never forget. 


Current top bid is now £200, we will update this regularly so please make an offer.

Thank you all very very much for your support throughout the fabulous weekend, we will post the total raised as soon as we know. Thanks again.


Thank you Stephen Hogg for very kindly sending us the link below to some fabulous pictures of this year’s event.




What a fabulous link sent to us of Saturday’s fly past thank you Andy Spencer



Only one week to go now and we can’t wait!

Yet again our admission prices remain the same for 2018 at
£15 family ticket ( 2x adults & 2 children)
£6 per adult
£4 children aged 5-16yrs and concessions
Under 5’s free as is car parking in adjacent field

Don’t forget our Saturday evening collectors auction where you can buy and sell absolutely anything. Forms here on the website or on the day to complete and submit with your sale lots. Clear out the barns, attics, garages etc. and bring it all along on the day.

Entry to Old Spot beer tent Saturday night with live entertainment from Howlin Johnny & the Devils rejects is free, and the bar at reasonable prices. We also have Bronte Bars gin shack alongside the bar this year so come and make a weekend of it, camping still available! Just message to book or call Anne on 01535 275535

Sunday auction of donated goods is looking very good, it’s on the trailer near the craft and beer marquees at 2pm, you really don’t want to miss it.

Still a few days left to book your trade and craft marquee stands, forms available to print from our website
so why not come and join us.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Just five weeks to go,  everything getting into place now and lots of entertainment and activities for everyone planned. Along with Joseph’s amazing racing camels and the ever popular sheep show we have all your favourites coming again this year.

The fairground will be there as will lots of fun attractions for our smaller visitors. Inflatables, go karts, both little Billy train ride and Diddy Dennis fire engine will take you around the event, we will also have a fire engine and crew from Bingley fire station which is a big hit with all, workload permitting.

We have a police stand offering advise on all aspects of local issues and safety.

Old spot beer tent with reasonably priced bar, food stalls with something for everyone’s taste.

Various small charity and local groups will be in the beer tent through each day with lots of local information and interest. Also in there we have our cakes, tombola, bric a brac and more stalls with 100% of takings going to Manorlands.

Trade stands and the craft tent offer lots of fabulous goodies so why not treat yourself? We can still fit you in if you would like a stall, forms available from our website it will be lovely to see you all there.