It’s showtime! Welcome!

The world may be adjusting to a new normal, but things are better and brighter than ever for the caravanning industry – we’re taking to the road in our thousands, keen to experience the freedom that we’ve all missed over the past 18 months.

And it’s our brilliant pastime that we’re celebrating at the Van Live! Practical Caravan & Motorhome Virtual Show Autumn 2021, right here on our website from 18th to 25th October.

You’ll find all of the latest news from manufacturers, dealers and campsites, not to mention our expert tips and advice, fantastic celebrity interviews, the lowdown on the very latest accessories that you will love… the list goes on. And, don’t miss our themed days in our Advice Lounge & Event Theatre: Winter Wednesday, when we’ll be providing lots of advice and ideas to keep touring throughout the autumn and winter; Foodie Friday, with recipes, fabulous sites and more; Super Cycling Sunday, showcasing the brilliant combination of caravanning and cycling, whether that’s a gruelling adventure challenge or a quick pop-to-the-shops for a pint of milk and the paper.

What’s more, it’s completely free to visit our virtual show – and you can also download a free digital goodie bag!

What will you discover?

Hall 1 British-made ‘vans: UK brands have launched great new models for 2021 to suit all motorcaravanners.

Hall 2 Continental Manufacturers: elegance combines with innovation from the major Continental manufacturers

Hall 3 Motorhome Dealerships: find out how some top dealerships are faring as business booms

Hall 4 Awnings & Accessories: the lowdown on the latest arrivals in motorhome awnings, and essential touring kit. Visit our shopping village to buy your gear

Hall 5 Campsites: where will you go on your next tour? Whatever your leisure interests, these fabulous touring parks and campsites might help you decide!

Hall 6 Advice Lounge & Event Theatre: the fun stuff… celebrity interviews, great recipes and some brilliant competitions in addition to picking up some top tips and great advice. You’ll find plenty to occupy your time already here but we’ve also a live programme of events

Event Schedule

Here’s a taste of some of the many activities taking place in the Van Live! Advice Lounge and Event Theatre

Opening Day

  • Monday 18th October, 9am Event Theatre: Van Live! is open! Introducing… the Caravan & Motorhome Club Concert Band
  • Monday 18th October, 10am Event Theatre: In conversation with… Monty Halls, adventurer and TV personality goes campervanning
  • Monday 18th October, 3pm Event Theatre: New ‘Van Launch – Chausson Combo X550

Tuesday

  • Tuesday 19th October, 10am Advice Lounge: How to buy a used motorhome
  • Tuesday 19th October, 3pm Event Theatre: In conversation with… Clive Garrett

Winter Wednesday

Lots of advice, top tips and inspiration to keep touring throughout the autumn and winter

  • Wednesday 20th October, 10am Event Theatre: Top Sites for Winter Walks
  • Wednesday 20th October, 3pm Advice Lounge: Spotlight on Winter Preparation
  • and much more….

Thursday

  • Thursday 21st October, 10am Advice Lounge: Travel to France, right now
  • Thursday 21st October, 3pm Event Theatre: New ‘Van Launch – Auto-Trail Grand Frontier GF88

Foodie Friday

Find great recipes, read interviews with top celebrity chefs, plus ideas for great campsites and advice to make the most of cooking outdoors

  • Friday 22nd October, 10am Event Theatre: Gordon, Gino and Fred Go Greek
  • Friday 22nd October, 3pm Event Theatre: Top campervan recipes with Van Life Eats
  • and much more….

Saturday

  • Saturday 23rd October, 10am Advice Lounge: Self-Builds with Diamond Dave
  • Saturday 23rd October, 3pm Event Theatre: New ‘Van Launch – Ford Nugget

Super Cycling Sunday

Van Live! goes cycling! Whether it was years ago or yesterday that you last sat on a bike, Van Live! will get you cycling, whatever your level of activity. Blogs, interviews, advice on bikes and motorhome bike racks, great places to go cycling…we’ve got it covered

  • Sunday 24th October, 10am In conversation with… Chris Ramsey, sustainable adventurer and Haibike ambassador
  • Sunday 24th October, 3pm Advice Lounge: Best motorhome bike racks
  • and much more…

 

A-Z Exhibitor List

Adria UK

Twin Sports range extended with single beds and raising roof

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Auto-Sleepers

Upgraded cab for Peugeot Boxer-based models

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Auto-Trail

The First British manufactured A-Class motorhome for more than a decade

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Awning Village

The latest news on drive-away campervan and motorhome awnings for the 2022 season

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Bailey of Bristol

Rear garage included in every model of the Adamo range

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Benimar

Spanish-made motorhomes for families and couples on tour

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Brownhills

Nottinghamshire dealer with more than 250 new and used vehicles on view

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Bürstner

New coachbuilt motorhome with expanding inflatable roof – and stairs

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Carado

Raising the height on A-Classes and raising the roof on van conversions

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Carthago/Malibu

Revamped weight-reduced motorhomes increase payload and allow all driving licences

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Chausson

Combining the best of a van conversion and a motorhome

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Chelston Motorhomes

Somerset dealership offers new season launch events

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Choose Leisure

Kent’s largest new and used motorhome dealership

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Concorde

In-line island beds in Concorde’s revamped liners

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Co-Trim

You’ll find Co-Trim at the Van Conversions stand in Hall 1

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Derby Motorhomes

Derby dealer specialises in Auto-Sleepers motorhomes

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Dethleffs

A-Class Globetrotter XLi has a new appearance inside and out

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Erwin Hymer Centre Travelworld

Huge selection of luxury motorhomes from Erwin Hymer Group

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Erwin Hymer Group UK

More room for storage in the upgraded Autoquest/Avantgarde 155

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Fleurette

New island bed layout added to the Migrateur low-profile range

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Ford

You’ll find Ford at the Van Conversions stand in Hall 1

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Glossops

New and used leisure vehicles plus awnings, accessories and more at Derbyshire dealership

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Haibike – sponsors of Hall 4

Performance eBikes that help you go further, for longer

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Hillside Leisure

You’ll find Hillside Leisure at the Van Conversions stand in Hall 1

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Hymer

New Mercedes-based motorhome with flat floor throughout

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Isabella

Premium awning company shares its latest products

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Jerba

You’ll find Jerba at the Van Conversions stand in Hall 1

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Joa Camp

Prices of new budget brand appeal to first-time buyers

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Kampa

Find out more about Kampa in the Van Live! Awning Village

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Knaus/Weinsberg

Opt for a lockable kennel if you’re taking your pooch in a Knaus motorhome

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Laika

Revamped low-profile Kreos range and two new Ecovip campervan models

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Le Voyageur

New Heritage range based upon a Mercedes Sprinter with an Al-Ko chassis

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Majestic

Special edition motorhomes with lots of goodies included

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Marquis Leisure

13 branches nationwide provides plenty of choice for viewing and collection

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McLouis Fusion

Upgraded Fiat cab now on all 2022 models from McLouis Fusion

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Milenco

New pedal locking device wins Practical Motorhome Award

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Mobilvetta

Two new layouts added to the nautical-inspired K-Yacht Tekno Line

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Morelo

The new Grand Empire includes a dishwasher – and a garage to fit a small car

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Niesmann+Bischoff

New model added to the iSmove range

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Outdoor Revolution

Find out more about Outdoor Revolution in the Van Live! Awning Village

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Outwell

Find out more about Outdoor Revolution in the Van Live! Awning Village

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Pilote

Choice of two specifications on French-manufactured motorhomes

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Pilote Vega Vans

New Fiat-based van conversion designed for hobbyists that need storage space

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Practical Motorhome Show Subscription Offer

Take advantage of the Practical Motorhome Fantastic Van Live! Show Subscription Offer

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Quest Leisure

Find our more about Quest Leisure in the Van Live! Awning Village

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Rapido/Itineo/Dreamer

60th anniversary models include an inbuilt vacuum cleaner

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Rimor

Two new models aimed at families from Italian manufacturer

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Rolling Homes

You’ll find Rolling Homes at the Van Conversions stand in Hall 1

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Sunlight

Pop-up roof added to Cliff van conversions

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Sussex Campervans

You’ll find Sussex Campervans at the Van Conversions stand in Hall 1

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Swift Group

Business jet-inspired interior for the Swift Kon-Tiki

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Thetford

New Indus smart-thinking toilet system introduced, initially in new Bürstner Elegance models

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Trigano

Find our more about Trigano in the Van Live! Awning Village

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Vango

Find out more about Vango in the Van Live! Awning Village

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Van Live! Shopping Village

Browse the Van Live! Shopping Village for great accessories to aid your trips away and make them more enjoyable

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Vicarious Books

Must-have guides for travelling on the Continent in a motorhome

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Volkswagen

You’ll find Volkswagen on the Van Coversions stand in Hall 1

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Wellhouse Leisure

You’ll find Wellhouse Leisure on the Van Coversions stand in Hall 1

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West Country Motorhomes

Special edition dealers range alongside UK and European motorhome brands

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Westfalia

Introducing the new Meridian, based on a Ford Transit

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White Arches

Campervan sales specialist offers the new VW Xscape

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Wildax

Van conversions with a choice of base vehicle and layouts

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You’re at Van Live! October 2021. Where would you like to go?

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