Donington Historic Festival


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Event Date:Friday 1st May to Sunday 3rd May 2020
Ticket Price:From £8.50
Venue:Donington Park, Derby, DE74 2BN
Time:9- 5.30pm

Boundless Events COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Message:

At Boundless, we put members first and want to reassure you that our members and volunteer safety is our primary concern during the current situation. Unfortunately, this event has now been cancelled. You can find more information within the FAQs.





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  • Save 15% on admission – that’s saving up to £6 per ticket
  • Exclusive Boundless members’ area
  • Free event programme for members
  • Free prize draw to win Donington goodies
  • Free hot refreshments

Join us on this very special Boundless members’ day out at Donington Park to celebrate the 10th festival of the Donington Historic Festival.

This May will see Donington Park become a bustling living motorsport and motoring museum. Packed grids of racing cars spanning some nine decades will treat spectators to hugely competitive, full-on racing, while displays and parades – including dozens of car club stands – will showcase classic road cars of all shapes and sizes.

The Donington Historic Festival's top notch racing line-up, including world-class classic Touring Cars, sports cars, single-seaters and more, will recreate the sights, sounds and smells of some of the golden eras of motorsport, including the legendary pre-War races at Donington in the 1930s.

The open-access paddock gives fans a chance to get up close to the racing machines of their dreams and to chat to the owners, drivers and preparers, while Donington Park’s famously spectator-friendly layout means racegoers get incredible views of the track action. In addition, trade stands, on-track demonstrations, historic karting displays and much more, meaning there’s plenty to keep visitors of all ages enthralled for hours on end.

Boundless members’ area

The Boundless team will be on hand throughout the day. Visit us in the heart of the Paddock to make sure you make the most out of your day and pick up your free programme for the event. Plus your name will be entered in the prize draw for all kinds of motor racing and Donington themed goodies.

Do you want to display your Classic Vehicle at Donington Historic Festival?

The Boundless Classic Vehicle Group will be displaying their cars at the event and invite you to join them in the in-field.

Members who display their vehicles receive 50% off ticket admission prices and free parking in the infield. To join the display, you will need a club-display appropriate vehicle and be willing to display it at the event.

Ticket Prices

Boundless members’ day isn’t just about giving you perks on the day – you can also save up to £6 per ticket*.

*Based on Boundless members’ advance weekend ticket price of £34 compared with an online public ticket price of £40

Advance Ticket (available from 1st February)

Adults (age 16 and over)

Weekend Admission - Friday to Sunday: £34.00 (15% discount based on £40 online cost)

Friday Admission: £8.50 (15% discount based on £10 online cost)

Saturday Admission: £21.25 (15% discount based on £25 online cost)

Sunday Admission: £21.25 (15% discount based on £25 online cost)

Teen (age 13 – 15)

Weekend Admission - Friday to Sunday: £20.40 (15% discount based on £24 online cost)

Friday Admission: £5.00 (15% discount based on £6 online cost)

Saturday Admission: £12.75 (15% discount based on £15 online cost)

Sunday Admission: £12.75 (15% discount based on £15 online cost)

Child (age 12 and under)

All tickets are free for children aged 12 and under

Please note that tickets will be available to purchase through Boundless until Wednesday 22nd April. Boundless tickets are only available in advance and cannot be purchased on the day. Not yet a Boundless member? Join today for £28 per year to book your tickets for Donington Historic Festival Boundless members' day out.

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What is your position with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak?


It is with great sadness that Boundless has decided to cancel our presence at Donington Historic Festival running from 1-3 May 2020.

Boundless have been continually monitoring the latest public health and government guidelines regarding the evolving COVID-19 situation and acting in accordance with their advice.

The safety and wellbeing of our members, volunteers and staff is our primary concern and therefore the only action for all involved is to cancel our presence at this event.

Tickets purchased for the event through Boundless will be fully refunded back onto the card you paid for them. Any cheque payments will be issued a refund cheque via post. All payments will reach you within 10 working days. If you purchased ticket to the event from another provider you will have to contact them directly.

We are truly sorry that we have had to make this extremely difficult decision and thank you all for your patience, understanding and support in this unprecedented situation.


How can I get there?



Donington Park is situated right at the heart of England, just minutes from M1 junction 23a and MOTO Donington Park Motorway Services and Travelodge, or junction 24 southbound.


The nearest railway station is East Midlands Parkway – and this has regular trains to and from London. From there it’s a short taxi ride to the track.


Where can I park?


There is plenty of free car parking on site.


How do I get my Boundless extras on the day?


Visit the Boundless members’ area in the Paddock. We’ll have everything you need to make the most of your day. You can pick up your Boundless goody bag, free programme and prize draw tickets.


I have a friend or family member who wants to come as well.


Great, bring them along! Just make sure that the booking is made by a Boundless member.


How and when will I get my tickets?


To buy tickets, please click on the yellow box at right-hand side of your screen. You’ll receive a confirmation email as soon as your booking has been made. Your event tickets will be posted out to you and you will receive them 5 days before the event. Please note tickets cannot be posted out any earlier than this.


What time does this event start and end?


The circuit activity will start from 9am each day with the Festival gates opening at 7:30am.


What is your refund policy?


Event tickets are non-refundable. This is because we have a very limited number of tickets and we may not be able to reallocate them. Tickets may be transferred to your friends or family but please email to inform us of any changes.


How accessible is the site for people with mobility difficulties?


The venue is built over a large, mainly accessible space and all some activities may take place on grassed or uneven land.


Does the venue offer carer tickets?


Visitors with disabilities can bring a carer with them free of charge. Once you’ve bought your tickets, please email us on or call 0800 669944 so we can add your carer ticket to your booking. You’ll need to bring relevant proof of entitlement such as a ‘plus one’ travel card or letter from Disability Living Allowance, as this will be asked for on arrival.


Can I bring my dog?


The venue is a live motor circuit and for your pets safety, dogs are not permitted. Car parks will also be checked to make sure no dogs are left in vehicles. Guide Dogs and Service dogs are allowed on site.


I don’t have an email address or credit card. Can I pay by cheque?


Yes. If you would rather pay by cheque, contact our membership team on 0800 669944. Please note that you will not receive your ticket until your cheque has been received and payment has cleared. If we do not receive your cheque with 14 days of placing your order, your ticket will be cancelled and you will be notified. Telephone bookings will close 21 days before the event takes place.