Portsmouth’s Favourite Family Car & Vintage Event!

Clocktower Classics returns to Portsmouth on Sunday 19th August, 10am-4pm, transforming Guildhall Square with over 100 classic cars from the 1950s onwards and starring the elegantly futuristic 1966 Batmobile!

Retro music entertainment includes tunes and a Q&A with Radio 1 legend, DJ Mike Read, Phil Freeman (formerly of Portsmouth bands Soul Society and Image) with his new band; The Class of 69 and vocal duo, It’s all in the Swing. Plus vintage hair demos by Tony Wood Hairdressing, stalls including a surname historian, The Swing Dance Company and with prizes for the best 50s and 60s outfits, dressing up is positively encouraged!

Clocktower Classics is the ultimate family day out with all the fun of the fair including Bowling, Crazy Golf, Buzz Game and Nerf Shooting, sporting activities including Table Tennis and Badminton provided by BH Live, a Virtual Reality Track Experience from Novatech, Retro Gaming and Scalextric with Game Over, a musical wonderland for 0-5s with Jiggy Wrigglers, face painting and more!

With a variety of food and drink available all day and the last chance to see the Guildhall’s The Isle of Wight Festival, 1968, 1969, 1970 Exhibition prior to it ending in September, there really is something for everyone!



We are welcoming applications for a whole range of traders for our market which this year will be based on the first floor of Portsmouth Guildhall. If you would like to trade with us please fill in the form here. Get your application in quick as we will be closing submissions shortly.


This year we are looking for cars pre 1970, if you would like to join those who have already entered you can do so here.


If you would like to buy tickets at the discounted rate of £3 you can do so at the Portsmouth Guildhall box office up until 18th August 2018.

Tickets on the day are priced at £4 on the day, with tickets for Under 15's at £2 and free for Under 5's.