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41st ALL BRITISH DAY AT ECHUNGA - Sunday March 2nd 2025

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be ABD in 2024

The committe are currently working to bring ABD back bigger and better in 2024, and look forward to once again showcasing Britains finest at Echunga oval with the wonderful picnic atmosphere of ABD on the 3rd March 2024.


Where is, ABD held?

At the Echunga Recreation Grounds, this is a multipurpose sports area including tennis courts, netball courts and two ovals end to end for Football or Cricket.  These playing areas are surrounded with various types and quantities of Australian trees and scrub.  “All British Day Australiana”? to get to Echunga it is approximately 30 min up the South-Eastern Freeway from the Tollgate

Can I bring my dog?

nodogs.pngGuide dogs most certainly yes, family pet’s sorry no, as the grounds are council owned and have a no dog policy.

Where do I park?

We have ample public car parking. Enter into Anderson Road of the Echunga Road you will find the CFS marshalled paddock across the road from the ovals, we have a traffic controlled pedestrian crossing operating on the day.


Are there facilities for the disabled?

Yes, within the grounds there is limited parking for permit holders and toilets for disabled persons.

Will there be catering?

Yes, the local sporting and service Clubs do the catering for the event. 

There is a licensed club lounge area in the Club Rooms where there is seating and tables with a bar for those who might like a small drink with their lunch. Or you can BYO lunch and sit under one of our five 6 metre x 12 metre marquees on the ovals. There is limited seating available on the ovals, but we recommend that you bring a chair or two if you wish to take a break from walking around the vast display.


Will there be a market or similar activity?

There are some general interest and of course automotive traders present on the day.

Children's Entertainment

For our younger attendees, Old MacDonald’s Farm, Punch and Judy, and Rev'it'up racing simulator. We also have the age of steam well represented.

I am a member of a Club, and I would like to enter my British Vehicle, how do I do this?

You can print and post a form from this website, or, use our online form when entries open, click here.

If I pay online, does All British Day hold any of my credit card details?

No, We are processing credit card details through PayPal, a secure card processing facility, and All British Day will not pass on the PayPal fees.

Is there a hot weather policy?

Yes, In the event of a catastrophic fire warning for the Echunga district or a forecast temperature for Mt. Barker as at 6.00pm the day before the event of 40 degrees or more, or the imposition by the government of COVID 19 restrictions, the event will be cancelled. We know you will understand this ruling. Sorry, no entry fees will be refunded. Your memorabilia will be posted to you.


We are encouraging  cashless tap and go payments on the day however a few of the stalls may not be able to provide this facility for a one day event so you may have to bring a little cash just as a back up plan. Please note that an EFTPOS surcharge may apply to cashless tranactions.

I am an entrant, why cannot I leave before 3pm?

We try to keep costs down as much as we can, Insurance is a part of the pricing we simply could not safely control 700 vehicles leaving on an ad hoc basis. Hence every one leaves when we can safely manage the flow from the grounds in an orderly fashion we do not want any one hurt nor do we want any accidents. Please bear in mind the public are still looking at cars up to 3.00pm. Sorry we have to strictly adhere to this departure time to ensure that all parties involved in the departure process are ready.

More questions? See our 'Contact' page


ABD Mt. Barker District Council

Community Event Winner 2023

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Getting to Echunga

The South Australian Country Fire Service

All British Day’s chosen charity 2023 -2024


nodogs.pngA policy of NO DOGS is in place for this event. This does not apply to assistance dogs for the disabled.




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