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The Big Event - Edinburgh

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 September 2023
9am - 4pm

Come along to The Big Event Edinburgh to see the latest range of products available on the Motability Scheme and meet our Scheme partners and experts - it's free to attend and a great day out for the whole family!

Visiting The Big Event Edinburgh

Take a look below to see what's on offer at The Big Event Edinburgh.

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    Over 70 cars, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) and adaptations

  • Motability Steering Wheel Icon

    The opportunity to test drive adapted and standard production cars

  • Motability Scooter Hire

    Indoor scooter test drive area to try out different products in a safe space

  • Motability Free Parking Icon

    Free parking and a free tea, coffee or soft drink on arrival

  • Motability Wheelchair Icon

    Over 35 powered wheelchairs and scooters (PWS)

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    NEW: Electric Vehicle Charging Hub

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    Motability Scheme advisors on hand to answer your questions

  • Motability Play Area Icon

    A children’s play area including a bouncy castle, face painting and much more...

What's on display

Click below to see who's exhibiting at The Big Event Edinburgh.

* These lists are subject to change.

Specialist advice will be available from Scheme Partners:

Test drives

The Big Event offers a unique opportunity to test drive a wide range of vehicles, including standard production cars and vehicles fitted with popular driving adaptations. You can test drive both as a driver or passenger with a qualified driving instructor.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Hub

Visit our Electric Vehicle Charging Hub, designed to be your one-stop-shop for everything charging.

Come and meet our charging partner to get your questions answered, see charging demonstrations, and discover the latest EV app technology available.

Plan your day

We want to make sure that all visitors to The Big Event, Edinburgh have a fantastic day, that's why we do our best to make our events as accessible and inclusive as possible. Here is some information that we hope will help you plan your visit.

Getting to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

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By Car

The Royal Highland Centre sits off Glasgow Road (A8) between Newbridge roundabout and the A8/Airport roundabout, one of the main routes into the city. Access to the Royal Highland Centre is from A8/Airport roundabout on to Eastfield Road. From there signposts provide directions to the venue along Fairview Road onto Ingliston Road.

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By Train

Haymarket railway station is the nearest to the venue with excellent train links across the UK. There are regular bus services stopping outside Haymarket railway station and dropping off adjacent to Royal Highland Centre. Taxis are plentiful outside the station and there is a transfer time of approximately 15-20 minutes to the venue.

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By Bus

For local buses from Edinburgh, please use bus routes 35 and the Airport Express (100). We recommend using the Airport Express as this will drop you in the most convenient location to access the Royal Highland Centre. For more information on times and routes, please call Lothian Buses on  0131 555 6363.

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