Join Our Club

Have an interest in preservation? Own a classic car, motorbike, tractor, commercial vehicle? Enjoy firing up a stationary engine or mini steamer? Then we could be the club for you! Or maybe you have a collection, whether it is picnic baskets, bottles, model vehicles or something else. Whatever your passion, share it with us.

Membership is £14/£17 depending on your preferred method of membership (online or postal)

We welcome everyone with an interest in preserving the past and present for the future generations to come. 

Membership Includes;

Bi-monthly Magazine

A 16 page magazine full of What’s On, our upcoming events, gallery, interesting articles and much more…(Including a Christmas Bonus Magazine)

Monthly Club Night –

Held every 2nd Thursday of the month at The Hamworthy Social Club, 7.30 for 8pm. It may be a guest speaker, auction, quiz, games night. Every club night has a raffle and members draw but you have to be in the room to win!

The Hamworthy club has seating and a nice menu for dinner and drinks which can be eaten prior to the meeting starting.

BPPC Events

First look at upcoming BPPC events, we hold several throughout the year, including Spring Road Run, Club road run and BBQ, Autumn Road run. Our main event is our Classic & Steam Vehicle Show in Harman’s Cross, Swanage. We also have a club stand an many local events which members are welcome to join us on.

Christmas Meal and Christmas Presentations

We present the money we have raised throughout the year to a chosen charity and Swanage Railway (from the Classic & Steam Vehicle Show) followed by an evening meal.

We also invite members to join us for a more initiate Christmas meal, this was previously done at The Tower House Hotel, this year it is being held at Dylan’s Cafe & Tearoom, Lytchett Minster

Public Liability Insurance

Paid up members are covered by the clubs third party insurance, (up to £5 Million, this does not cover traders) if they exhibit at any other shows, on the understanding they display a BPPC Logo with their exhibit. More details on this and the rules of Constitution can be found under Members Forms page. 

How to Join Our Club

Membership Types

We have 2 types of membership digital and postal. Digital is £14 a year for 2 adults or postal is £17 for 2 adults.

Digital – You will receive your welcome pack and the club magazine via email.

Postal – You will receive your welcome pack and club magazine via post.

Payment methods

We are can accept payment by Cheque (made payable to BPPC), Cash, or PayPal. If paying via PayPal please pay via Friends and Family to avoid us being charged an transaction fee. Our PayPal email is, include in the comments your name and new member. 

Membership Forms

We have 2 options for membership forms, below you will find printed version or the online version, the choice is yours. If you wish to email us your form after completing please send Mark Rowlands, our Membership Secretary, at or send to the postal address at the bottom of the form.