Don’t let the rain (or snow!) dampen your spirits. There are a range of exciting indoor and outdoor events to entice your classic cars and bikes out of storage next month. Let us give you a rundown of some of the biggest and most popular shows.
Starting in 1990, the show has grown to be one of Britain’s greatest annual celebration of classic motorcycles. A hive of minds and rare bikes; expect the usual mix of trade stands, exhibitors and rare autojumble finds. Tickets are available in advance from £11 per day for an adult.
One of the biggest shows of its type in the South West of England, there’ll be a mix of traders, jumble stands and spare parts, alongside some of the finest classic cars on display. Tickets are available on the website in advance, with adult tickets priced from £8 and children going in free.
A must-attend for all MG and Triumph owners and fans looking at cars, parts and memorabilia for sale. Both MG and Triumph car clubs will be gracing Stoneleigh Park along with a range of specialist companies and enthusiasts. Tickets are available on the gate for £14 per adult.
Returning to the capital’s Excel indoor exhibition centre is the London Classic Car Show. With a road running through the hall, expect to see some of the finest and exciting classics driving past as well as static displays from traders, specialists and enthusiasts. Tickets are available on the website from £25 for an adult, £20 for a child.
The Vintage Sports Car Club will be heading to Silverstone to display some amazing pre and post-war cars and kick off the race season in style. Vehicles will be marked on their speed, agility, and braking capabilities in this exciting and totally unique event. What’s more, it’s free to watch – just get your ticket on the gate.
Get up and out early with your classic car to Brooklands’ Winter Classic Breakfast meet. Sunday’s event will have bacon butties, coffee and classic cars all at the iconic Brooklands Museum. It kicks off early at 08:00 and runs until around 09:45, but if you’re wanting to visit the museum while you’re there, it opens at 10:00. Subject to weather, Test Hill will be in action after breakfast with a briefing at 10.30am, according to the website.
Returning to Stoneleigh Park for another year, there will be hundreds of iconic and noteworthy historic racers all gathered indoors. Regarded as the go-to event if you’re into historic motorsport, this event is also home to the Motor Sport Hall of Fame (as well as the Motor Sport Live Stage) and 250 specialist exhibitors – from race series to car clubs and not to mention autojumbles. If you’re looking to buy parts and cars, the Race Retro auction has also some exciting classic car gems.
If you’re going to a car show that’s not on our list, or got an event you think we should feature, let us know in the comments below.