24 June, 2013


Footman James Joins Forces with Manchester Classic Car Show

 Specialist insurance broker Footman James has pledged its support for a brand new classic car show in 2013.

The Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show, which is set to take place on 21st and 22nd September 2013 at Event City, Manchester is being organised by classic car show specialists One Louder Events.The brand new event is expected to draw in the region of 15,000 classic fans from all over the UK and become an integral part of the annual classic show calendar from the outset.

Footman James’ decision to join forces with One Louder Events and become title sponsors of the fledgling Manchester show reaffirms the specialist broker’s commitment to the classic movement at grass roots level demonstrated through its support of a number of new initiatives running this year.

Along with the hundreds of stunning classics that will be on display over the weekend, the Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show will feature popular attractions including a classic autojumble – paradise for bargain hunters in search of that elusive part; large club exhibition area and live stage, where classic fans can enjoy live demonstrations, competitions and much more.

“Having supported many of the leading classic car shows in recent years we are delighted to sign a 12 month agreement to become title sponsors of the Manchester Classic Car Show at such an exciting time.

“It is a great opportunity to extend our reach beyond our midlands’ base and we are looking forward to establishing a firm classic following in and around Manchester,” said Andy Fairchild, managing director, Footman James.

Andy Rouse, director of One Louder Events added, “We are excited to be launching a brand new classic car event in partnership with Footman James at Event City.  We know just how dedicated Footman James is to the classic enthusiast; demonstrated through the broker’s constant support for the thriving classic show scene across the UK.  Combined, we make a highly experienced team and I am looking forward to working together to firmly embed this exciting new show, housed in one of the country’s most superior venues, into the UK’s classic calendar.”

Tickets for the Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show are now on sale.  Advance purchase adult tickets £13.00. One child accompanied by a paying adult enters the show free, additional children pay half price. Car parking is free of charge.