Restoration Show 2016
Location: Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ,
If you’re thinking of starting a classic restoration, or struggling to complete one, Stoneleigh Park is the place to be this autumn.
Featuring the UK’s largest autojumble, the restoration show caters for your every need.
It’s got a vast array of traders and stalls set up outside in the showground, as well as an automart inside. The event, on October 23, also includes restoration projects and classic car clubs.
So whether you’re seeking inspiration, looking for your next vehicle to restore or are in the final stages of a project, there’s plenty of help on offer from the experts, not to mention hard-to-find parts.
Getting your car road-ready
Throughout the day a live stage will keep you entertained. It’s hosted by Project Shop, which specialises in preparing cars for the road.
You’ll be able to see demonstrations of restoration skills, and hear useful advice to keep historic cars in tip-top condition.
Learn how to rustproof your car, check and repair car electrics, get the best out of your paintwork and prep your car for a long-distance road trip.
There will also be live interviews with celebrities and business owners.
Don’t leave without…
• Taking part in a live episode of Steve’s Speedshop: On his webcast radio show, motoring celebrity Steve Berry will be discussing the greatest cars ever made with classic car journalists
• Meeting car club members: With several makes and models from different eras on display, you can chat to fellow enthusiasts about their pride and joy
• Hearing first-hand from a Jaguar restorer: Melissa Kavanagh will take to the stage to talk about her life as a hot-rodder and restorer
• Checking out the restoration displays: Watch enthusiasts working on their latest projects – it might just inspire you
How to get tickets
Adult tickets cost £9 if you buy in advance, or £12 on the day, with under-15s getting in for free.
Tickets can be bought online. They can be printed out at home or scanned on your smartphone. Parking is free, and the event takes place from 9.30am-4pm.