UK Classic Car Events 2019

UK Classic Car Events 2019

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January

Brooklands New Years Day Gathering

Date & Time – 1st January 2019
Location – Brooklands Museum, Surrey, KT13 0QN

Ticket Price – £11 Adult, Family Ticket £30.00 (2 adults, 3 children) Children 5-16 £6.00, under 5s Free

Event Summary – Fantastic way to welcome the New Year with a great range of stunning classics, including racers and the amazing Napier Railton. The event will also include a winter BBQ and live music.

Website – www.brooklandsmuseum.com

 

Autosport International 2019

Date & Time – 10 – 13 January (Trade), 12 – 13 January (Public) 2019

Location – NEC Birmingham, UK

Ticket Price – £36.00 Standard, Paddock Pass £47.00, VIP Club £127.00

Event Summary – One of the largest events on the calendar, the annual Autosport International is celebrating 29 years this January at the NEC in Birmingham.

Website – www.autosportinternational.com/

 

British Mini Fair 2019

Date & Time – 27 January 2019 09.30 doors open

Location – Staffordshire Country Showground, Bingley Hall, St18 0BD

Ticket Price – £12.00 adult ticket, children under 12 Free entry

Event Summary – Celebrating the 20th year of Mini Fair during the 60th year of the Mini, the event kicks off the 60th Mini year in style with a mega indoor event held annually at the end of January. Its a winter highlight that attracts thousands of Mini fans from all over the UK and beyond. Mini Fair is one of the most well established and well-organised National Mini Events of the year, with something for every enthusiast.

Website – www.britishminiclub.co.uk


 

February

Footman James Great Western Classic Car Show

Date & Time – 9 – 10 February 2019 from 09.30 – 16.00

Location – Bath & West Showground, A371, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

Ticket Price – Contact organiser

Event Summary – This amazing event attracts thousands of classic car enthusiasts country-wide to enjoy the outstanding displays, specialist traders, hundreds of cars for sale at the event as well as jumble stands and parts suppliers.

Website – www.bristolclassiccarshows.com/

 

London Classic Car Show

Date & Time – 14 – 17 February 2019

Location – ExCel London, E16 1DR

Ticket Price – from £18

Event Summary – A unique and amazing celebration of historic Motorsport with over 150 companies already on the exhibitor list, the London Classic Car Show is a must for all classic car enthusiasts, featuring an indoor driving runway where spectators can view the cars being fired up and driven.

Website – www.thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk

 

Race Retro Stoneleigh

Date & Time – 22 – 24 February 2019

Location – Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, West Midlands, CV8 2LZ

Ticket Price – Contact Organiser

Event Summary – Europe’s #1 historic motorsport show, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the ground-effects era in the Motor Sport Hall of Fame Live, the centre piece of the show. The showstopper of the display was no doubt the Lotus 79 which took Mario Andretti to the world championships and was the first car to take on this ground breaking technology back in 1978.

Website – www.raceretro.com/

 


March

Hero – Three Legs of Mann Classic Rally

Date & Time – 15 – 16 March 2019

Location – Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino, Douglas, Isle of Mann

Ticket Price – Contact organiser

Event Summary – 2019 sees the return of the 3 Legs of Mann for its 4th addition based once again at the Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino on the seafront in Douglas. The event will commence on Friday morning with the 1st leg finishing as darkness falls giving the crews a short respite before the second leg in darkness, the final day will see another batch of regularities and tests including a number of closed road tests as well as some of the event favourites from the past.

Website – www.heroevents.eu

 

Practical Classics Restoration Show

Date & Time – 22 – 24 March 2019

Location – NEC Birmingham

Ticket Price – Advanced and on the door ticket types available, contact organiser

Event Summary – The UK’s fastest growing Classic Car event, over 21000 participated in the 2018 event and 2019 is set to be even bigger! The show features classic car displays, live demonstrations, car clubs doing live restoration, classic car auctions and much more. Making this a memorable weekend for classic enthusiasts.

Website – www.necrestorationshow.com


 

April

Medway Festival of Steam and Transport

Date & Time – 01 – 02 April 2018: 10am to 6pm

Location – Historic Dockland Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TZ

Ticket Price – £12.50

Event Summary – An impressive event with all vehicles over 25 years old welcome, featuring hundreds of different vehicles including classic cars and motorbikes, commercial and military vehicles, buses, coaches, traction engines and more. This upcoming event will also feature Rail Art – a wonderful temporary exhibition displayed by the Guild of Railway artists.

Website – http://www.thedockyard.co.uk

 

Heritage Transport Show Kent

Date & Time – 07 April 2018: 10am to 4pm

Location – Kent Showground, Maidstone ME14 3JF

Ticket Price – Advanced tickets £7, on the gate £10, under 14 free

Event Summary – A wonderful display of over 100 vintage buses as well as other vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses, tractors and stationary engines. There will also be a variety of other attractions such as model displays, a miniature railway, numerous trade stands and food and drink –  making this a fun day out for all the family.

Website – http://www.kentshowground.co.uk


 

May

Eastbourne Magnificent Motors

Date & Time – 4, 5 May 2019

Location – Western Lawns and Wish Tower Slopes, Eastbourne, BN214QA

Ticket Price – Free

Event Summary – The long established free motoring event regularly attracts interest from over 40 car clubs across Sussex, Kent and further afield, with the likes of Aston Martin Owners Club Area 16, East Sussex BSA Owners Club, East Sussex Stag Owners Club, Ford Consul Capri & Classic Club and many more gracing Eastbourne’s green lawns.

Website – www.magnificentmotors.co.uk


 

June

Date & Time – 5-6 June 2019

Location – Artillery Gardens of the Honourable Artillery Company’s Headquarters in City Road

Ticket Prices – Visit here

Event Summary – A display of some of the world’s finest cars in the intimate setting of the gardens of the Honourable Artillery Company. Enjoy retail opportunities, with displays from artisans and specialist suppliers in a relaxed environment with great food, good company, and a variety of entertainment to enjoy. The Concours is aimed at collectors, enthusiasts and people with an appreciation of quality and craftsmanship

Website – www.londonconcours.co.uk


 

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July

Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional

Date & Time – Saturday 20 July 2019

Location – Claydon House, Buckingham MK18 2EX

Ticket Prices – Free To Attend

Event Summary – Those of you looking for something different this year need look no further, as the 2019 Festival of the Unexceptional Concours de l’Ordinaire has just been give the green light for its sixth edition of this idiosyncratic treat. Any owner of a suitably mundane but interesting ‘unexceptional’ 1966-1996 vehicle will shortly be able to register it for consideration and potential participation between 1 January and 31 May 2019 at the latest, using the following link; that will go live in the New Year www.unexceptionalcars.co.uk.

Website – www.unexceptionalcars.co.uk

 

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Date & Time – TBA

Location – Goodwood

Ticket Prices – Contact event organiser

Event Summary – TBA

Website – www.goodwood.com/

 

Silverstone Classic

Date & Time – 26-28 July 2019

Location – Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, NN12 8TN

Ticket Prices – Contact event organiser

Event Summary – The home of the British Grand Prix and motor racing, Silverstone Circuit will once again welcome classic disciples to its iconic grounds to pay homage to historic motor sport festival.

Website – www.silverstoneclassic.com


 

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September

Concours of Elegance 2019

Date & Time – 6-8 September

Location – Hampton Court Palace

Ticket Prices – Visit link below

Event Summary – The UK’s finest concours d’elegance event will return to the exquisite surroundings of Henry VIII’s former home from 6-8 September, bringing with it a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of spectacular vehicles.

The Concours of Elegance’s main display of around 60 vehicles will be the focal point of the event, telling the story of the motor car from the 1890s right through to the modern day. Picking out icons and rarities from the world’s most famous car brands, including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bugatti and Rolls-Royce, the Concours of Elegance is a celebration of craftsmanship, luxury and innovation.

Website – www.concoursofelegance.co.uk


 

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November

 

Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show 2019

Date & Time – 8th November – 10th November 2019: 09:00 – 18-00

Location – Birmingham NEC

Ticket Prices – Refer to website

Event Summary – Billed as the Biggest and Best Classic Motor Show in the UK, the event welcomes classic car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond to share their passion for classics. This year’s show begins Friday 8-10 November 2019 at Birmingham’s NEC and will exhibit over 2,500 amazing classic cars and motorbikes covering over one million square feet.

A diverse mix of marques will be showcased by 240 classic car and bike clubs from across the UK, displaying rare and loved classics that span more than 100 years. As well as a fantastic number of vehicles, you can also visit the UK’s biggest indoor Autojumble, a haven of parts and spares for anyone working on their car, as well as 650 specialist exhibitors and traders, offering a mix of products and services.

Website – www.necclassicmotorshow.com