OBD logo_2015 CMYKLuke Snowden, One Big Day event manager at Motability Operations looks forward to the programme of free family One Big Day events taking place across the UK this summer.

“2014 was a really successful year for the One Big Day events. We welcomed over 21,000 visitors to the events across the country, and provided the opportunity to learn more about their motoring options while having a great day out. We’re looking forward to welcoming even more visitors in 2015!

Over the past few months we have been busy planning each event and getting the final details ready to ensure visitors enjoy the day and have the opportunity to really get to understand how the Motability Scheme works and find a vehicle that is right for them.

The event programme starts with ‘The Big Event’ which takes places at Manchester’s EventCity on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 May. This two day flagship event is the UK’s largest display of vehicles available to lease through the Motability Scheme.

Luke SnowdenEach event features a wide range of cars, scooters, powered wheelchairs and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles available to lease through the Scheme, in addition to a large number of adaptations on display. For those visitors keen to get the full experience, test drives of adapted and non-adapted cars are available and can be taken either as a driver or a passenger. We advise visitors to bring their full driving licence, including the paper counterpart (if applicable) and one of our Test Drive team will be able to arrange the test drive for you on the day.

We also have entertainment available to keep the kids occupied, including free face painting, balloon modellers and the chance to meet our very own Motability mascot, Billy the Bear! There are also free activity packs and games and don’t forget to redeem your token, (handed out at reception on arrival) for a free cup of tea, coffee or a soft drink.

Full details of the programme of One Big Day events for this year are below:1H0C7604

–       The Big Event, EventCity, Manchester – Friday 8 and Saturday 9 May 2015

–       One Big Day, Yorkshire Event Centre – Saturday 6 June 2015

–       One Big Day, Westpoint, Exeter – Thursday 23 July 2015

–       One Big Day, Peterborough Arena – Thursday 6 August 2015

–       One Big Day, Stoneleigh Park Indoor Exhibition Centre, Warwickshire – Saturday 12 September 2015


You can find out more about the One Big Day programme of events online at www.motability.co.uk/onebigday and on the ‘Motability Events’ Facebook page, where you can keep up to date with the latest One Big Day announcements and view pictures and videos from previous events.

For more information on leasing a car, scooter or powered wheelchair through the Motability Scheme, visit motability.co.uk or call 0800 953 7000.

We look forward to seeing you there!