NEC Restoration Show

Date: 12 April, 2014

Location: NEC, Birmingham

NEC Restoration Show

The NEC Restoration Show at NEC Birmingham is a full-on 2 day event giving you the perfect opportunity to learn everything you want and need to know about classic cars. Taking place on the 12-13th of April, you’ll learn about buying the right car for you, essential maintenance tips and important advice on restoration. To our excitement, Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer will be attending the event and advise on how to buy cars for restoration.

Some show features

Footman James Classic Car Emergency Room

Join Footman James and the Practical Classics team for a trip to the ER with your classic car. We will be providing you with a full selection of master classes, hints, tips and advice from industry experts who understand what’s important. There will also be opportunities to listen to panel discussion with Q&A sessions for you to get involved in.

Car clubs

All the UK’s best car clubs (including MG owners, Volvo and Jaguar enthusiasts, the Rover P6 Owners Club’, TR drivers, Sunbeam Alpine owners and Norwich Classic vehicle clubs) are pooling their partly and fully restored barn find cars together. You can watch the experts prove their classic car knowledge as they work on the cars over the days, giving out key advice for all fellow classic motoring devotees.

Trade stands

Are you a classic car owner or a restorer in the trade? Well this is the right place for you. You can search over 150 companies and traders to source any requirements you have, from classic brands through to restoration specialist services.


The auto jumble has everything you need to restore your classic car. With spare parts, tools, even books and car accessories – all these hidden treasures are there to find!

Pride of restoration

Ten owners who have recently restored their classic cars have been invited to present them on the Pride of Restoration display so everyone can appreciate their hard work. This includes The British Army’s 1970 MG Roadster which was restored in aid of Help for Hero’s and the Royal British Legion and Michaels Cousins BMW Alpina B10 (one of only 26 made) which underwent three years of dedicated work.

So for a classic car filled weekend make sure you head to the NEC Restoration Show to learn everything you need to know for the maintenance and restoration of classic cars. And while you’re there, why not pick yourself up a classic car, and start your 2014 car project?