The best classic car events in the UK

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

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SILVERSTONE CLASSIC
Where: Silverstone Circuit

The award-winning Silverstone Classic hosts a stellar line-up of races with over one thousand rare cars competing, more than anywhere else on the planet. With about 9000 classic cars on show as well as streetcar shoot out and driving experiences on the Off Road Zone, Silverstone classic is not to be missed.

BOND IN MOTION
Where: London Film Museum, Covent Garden

Bond in Motion hosts the largest ever display of classic Bond vehicles in one place. All your favourite cars from the films  from the classic Aston Martin DB5 to the bizarre Lotus Esprit S1 submersible.

CROFT’S NOSTALGIA WEEKEND
Where: Croft Circuit, Dalton On Tees

Crofts yearly retro festival has been growing every year and has a range of on and off track exhibitions. On the circuit there’s the Historic Sports Car Clubs single-seater races, as well as GT, saloon and sports-car championship featuring classic and legendary retro cars from the forties through to the seventies. Historic motor sport combined with historic music, fashion, WWII encampments and air displays.

CAERPHILLY MOTORING FESTIVAL TOURING ASSEMBLY
Where: Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Caerphilly Motoring Festival Touring Assembly starts with the Caerphilly Classic Car Run and then returns to Llancaiach Fawr Manor for the show. Classic and vintage cars, as well as motorcycles and even vintage buses. There will also be racing car simulators to give punters a chance to show off their virtual skills, and a full kart track for younger driving enthusiasts.

PURE NOSTALGIA: CLASSIC CAR & RETRO SHOW
Where: Rochford Essex

Classic Cars at a historic venue. Vintage fashions, fancy dress, prizes, hundreds of vehicles, automotive artworks, music, dance, refreshments and an all-round great day out!

CLASSIC CAR SPECTACULAR
Where: Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

More than 90 of the UK’s best car clubs showcasing over 2000 classic cars at this classic car spectacular. Focusing on the ‘golden age of motoring’as well as high performance super cars from all eras. The show also boosts over two hundred varied stalls from trade parts to motor memorabilia.

STARS & STRIPES CLASSIC AMERICAN CAR SHOW
Where: Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Stars and Stripes Show: the show for anyone who is fascinated by classic American automobiles. A glamorous show featuring American cars of every size, shape and form. From Hot Rods to Cadillacs, not to mention an amazing array of classic motorbikes.

INTERNATIONAL AUTOJUMBLE
Where: Beaulieu, Brockenhurst

Boasting over 2000 stands, Beaulieu hosts one of the worlds biggest motoring market. It is often said of Beaulieu’s International Autojumble that “if you cant find it at Beaulieu, it doesntexist!”. Don’t miss the chance to mingle with nearly 40,000 other motoring enthusiasts and pick up anything from classic motoring parts to literature.

THE FOOTMAN JAMES BRISTOL CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Where: Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet

The self-proclaimed friendliest and longest running classic car show in Britain. Sixty-five car clubs will join together to delight visitors with over 200 of the best classic cars in the UK. The classic VIP parking area will also be hosting over 2000 vintage and classic automobiles provided by the show’s many guests.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

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Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

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  1. I have just seen a classic car race from Scotland knock hill with a racing Austin a 30 up against mgb,s capres and other old cars ,made a change seeing cars that you can id esey

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