Classic Shows UK - Listing Classic and Vintage Motor Car Shows in the UK

Listing All Classic and Vintage Motor Car Shows in the UK

Unmissible Classic Motor Shows in the UK

Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show

  • Date: 15 September 2018   End Date: 16 September 2018
  • Event Description: Showcasing the best of the UK classic car scene, this is one of the biggest classic car shows in the country. All indoors (apart from the live action!) and packed with hundreds of motoring icons ranging right through the ages; from some of the earliest vehicles ever made, through: pre-war motorcars, 50's, 60's, 70's classics and the ‘future classics’ or ‘youngtimers’ from the 80's and 90's. Along with the hundreds of wonderful cars there are Trade Stands, Autojumble, Restoration Demonstrations, Dream Rides (Sporting Bears) and, just outside, Live Rally Action!
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: Spaces limited.
  • Times:10am - 5pm
  • Location: Event City Phoenix Way off Barton Dock Road
  • Area: Manchester Region: North West
  • Organisation: AMR Events Ltd

Jaguar E-type All Round Britain Coastal Drive

  • Date: 17 September 2018   End Date: 04 October 2018
  • Event Description: Building on the great success of the Coastal Drive for E-types in 2016, XKs in 2017,now its the time to do it again with E-types in 2018! Sample the best of England, Wales, and Scotland, with superb driving and fabulous scenery. Jaguar E-types will be driving all the way around the coast of Great Britain - relay fashion - in support of Prostate Cancer UK. Each one day stage will comprise an average daily drive of 180 miles, with an approximate overall distance of 3,600 miles over the 18-day event.
  • Car Type: jaguar
  • Number of Cars Attending: tba
  • Times:see each stage
  • Location: Start and finish at Pendine sands
  • Area: Wales Region: Wales
  • Organisation: Jaguar XK club

Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props

  • Date: 22 September 2018   End Date: 23 September 2018
  • Event Description: Join us for this year's Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air. The Racing Runway and Sprint Strip brings spectators up close and personal with historic vehicles and bikes, not forgetting the Hot Rods and Dragsters that will be in action all weekend!
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: Over 70 classic car clubs attending
  • Times:10:00am-17:30pm
  • Location: Sywell Aerodrome, Hall Farm
  • Area: northamptonshire Region: East Midlands
  • Organisation: Live Promotions - Events

Footman James Classic Vehicle Restoration Show

  • Date: 03 November 2018   End Date: 04 November 2018
  • Event Description: With its usual excellent array of club stands and privately-owned displays, the Footman James Classic Vehicle Restoration Show’s 15th running looks set to be a superb attraction for all involved. The Sunday of the show also sees the ever-popular Charterhouse Auction with lots to suit all budgets and tastes.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 300+
  • Times:9.30am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday
  • Location: The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet,
  • Area: Somerset Region: South West
  • Organisation: Bristol Classic Car Show Ltd


  • Date: 04 November 2018   End Date: 04 November 2018
  • Event Description: The London to Brighton - Veteran Car Run is to celebrated the raising of the speed limit for 'light locomotives' from 4 miles per hour to the breath taking speed of 14 miles per hour, this being November 1896.
  • Car Type: Veteran
  • Number of Cars Attending: 500
  • Times:07:00 at Hyde Park.
  • Location: Hyde Park to Madeira Drive Brighton
  • Area: London Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Veteran Car Club


  • Date: 09 November 2018   End Date: 11 November 2018
  • Event Description: The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery, is now the largest meet of classic car clubs in the World and it is back for 2018. Marking the end of the classic motor season, it brings together like-minded enthusiasts from all over the UK, showcases over 2,500 classic motors covering a staggering one million square feet and prides itself on being a hub for 300 car and bike clubs to come together before the classics go into store. Both the young and old, in terms of motors and guests, will be there on the day so make sure you join them and book your tickets today and quote Quote CMS18EL!
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: over 2,500 spectacular cars on display
  • Times:
  • Location: NEC
  • Area: Birmingham Region: West Midlands
  • Organisation: Clarion Events


  • Date: 08 December 2018   End Date: 11 December 2018
  • Event Description: The Land’s End to John O’Groats Reliability Trial and Touring Trial. The 2017 LE JOG once more lived up to its reputation as one of the most demanding but satisfying events to compete on in Europe.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: See Hero web site for entry list
  • Times:
  • Location: Lands End to John O'Groats
  • Area: Most Region: South West
  • Organisation: HERO


  • Date: 01 January 2019   End Date: 01 January 2019
  • Event Description: Hundreds of classic cars and motorcycles are expected for this annual event, which has turned into the largest New Year classic gathering in the South East.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 1000
  • Times:9am to 4pm
  • Location: Brooklands Museum
  • Area: Surrey Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Brooklands Museum

Autosport International

  • Date: 10 January 2019   End Date: 13 January 2019
  • Event Description: ***2019 dates announced*** Autosport International - the International racing car show at the NEC. Catering for both professionals and Motorsport fans alike, Autosport International incorporates two Trade-only days (10 & 11 January) followed by two Public days (12 & 13 January) dedicated to Motorsport enthusiasts.
  • Car Type: Motor Racing
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:9am-6pm daily.
  • Location: NEC
  • Area: Birmingham Region: West Midlands
  • Organisation: Autosport International


  • Date: 14 February 2019   End Date: 17 February 2019
  • Event Description: ***2019 dates Announced*** London Classic Car Show is the must attend event for any discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast. Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs, and products, its the perfect day out for all. Set in Londons premier events venue, one of the shows unique and most crowd pleasing features is an indoor driving runway where classic cars are fired up and driven. This is the only place to see, hear and smell these beautiful iconic classics in action, all under one roof
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:
  • Location: ExCeL
  • Area: London Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Brand Events

Race Retro Stoneleigh

  • Date: 22 February 2019   End Date: 24 February 2019
  • Event Description: ***2019 dates announced*** 2018 truly was a ‘Super Show’ and 2019 is set to be even more impressive! The Motor Sport Hall of Fame Live will house even more cars this year and the Motor Sport Live Stage will have a jam-packed timetable with motor sport icons and racing celebrities. The Live Rally Stage will be bigger and better than ever before and the halls will be filled to the brim with specialist exhibitors, clubs, race series’ and the much loved Autojumble.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:Fri/Sat 9:30 to 5:30 Sun 9:30 to 4:30
  • Location: Stoneleigh Park
  • Area: Warwickshire Region: West Midlands
  • Organisation: Historic Motorsport

Practical Classics Restoration Show

  • Date: 22 March 2019   End Date: 24 March 2019
  • Event Description: ***2019 Dates announced*** Officially the UK’s fastest growing classic car event, over 28,151 enthusiasts joined us for the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show 2018, bringing together all aspects of classic motoring. From barn finds discovered after many years of storage and those project cars that have stalled in an owner’s garage, to restorations just getting back on the road and those pristine marques with gleaming brightwork and proud as punch owners.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: Over 1000 cars
  • Times:See above
  • Location: NEC
  • Area: Birmingham Region: West Midlands
  • Organisation: Clarion Events