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Classic Motor Car Shows in May

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Earls Barton Classic Evening Car Meet Northants

  • Date: 01 May 2024   End Date: 01 May 2024
  • Event Description: A friendly monthly car and bike meet in its 14th year, which is always popular with entrants and visitors alike, and welcomes more than 750 cars, trucks and motorcycles each Meet. Featuring a wide range of vehicles from classic mopeds to modern supercars, and having a different featured marque monthly. There are food and trade stalls available.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 40+
  • Times:16.30-21.00hrs
  • Location: Whites of Earls Barton, Clay Lane, Earls Barton
  • Area: Northamptonshire Region: East
  • Organisation: Earls Barton Classic Car and Bike Meet Northants

Abbey Hill Rally Yeovil

  • Date: 03 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: Situated on the A37 just south of Yeovil towards Dorchester, overlooking the rolling hills of Dorset, it features something for everyone. From traction engines to motorcycles, it's all at this fun family day out. With over 100 trade stands selling a variety of goods from household and plants to toys and jewellery. There are also many stalls selling tools and autojumble. During the day a full entertainment program is available with ring events, live bands and singers in the refreshment marquee. In the evening the fun continues in the marquee and the fairground stays open until late.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:Gates open daily to the public 9:00AM.
  • Location: Dorchester Road, Yeovil
  • Area: Somerset Region: South West
  • Organisation: Abbey Hill Steam Rally Limited Yeovil

T.S.S.C. Triumph Weekend Isle of Wight

  • Date: 03 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: May Bank holiday weekend with a chance to enjoy our beautiful island. great fun weekend for all the family with a chance to enjoy the Isle of Wight. Lots of Triumphs all other classics welcome. Lots to do including convoys, visit to a place of interest, entertainment, food. Chance to meet with friends old and new. Now in it's 32nd year and at a new location..
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 100+
  • Times:10am - 5pm
  • Location: New tba
  • Area: Isle-of-Wight Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Triumph Sports Six Club

Motor bike Despatch Rally Dorset

  • Date: 03 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: The Despatch Rally is a unique motorcycling event. Unlike a show or a ride-out, the aim of this event is to encourage riders to get out and explore Dorset as part of a military themed competition. he Despatch Rally is a weekend event for the whole family, consisting of themed destinations and challenges throughout Dorset and Hampshire. Rider challenges include shooting, motorcycle control and navigation skills. Points are allocated to each activity and prizes presented at the event finale. The Despatch Rally will return in 2024 to a new venue - Mappercombe Farm in Nettlecombe, Dorset - bringing together the motorcycling community to celebrate and honour the Despatch Riders who inspired our motorcycle culture.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 200 Motorcycles
  • Times:8:30 - 17:30
  • Location: Mappercombe Farm in Nettlecombe
  • Area: Dorset Region: South West
  • Organisation: Past Tracks

Classic Land Rover Show at Gaydon

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: Enthusiasts of Land Rovers love the show and it is one of the biggest Land Rover weekends in the calendar. Come and celebrate the 76th Anniversary of the iconic Land Rover marque at the British Motor Museum. Head to the Junction 12 Café for hot meals, sweet treats and refreshments or enjoy ice creams and burgers outside. Families will enjoy the ‘Mini Me’ kids trial on Sunday with mini vintage and modern Land Rovers touring around the show arena. There will also be live music from vintage singing trios ‘My Favourite Things’ and ‘The Barn-Ettes’ on Sunday.
  • Car Type: Land Rover
  • Number of Cars Attending: over 450 Land Rovers on display
  • Times: 10.00 - 16.00
  • Location: British Motor Museum Gaydon
  • Area: Warwickshire Region: West Midlands
  • Organisation: British Motor Museum Gaydon

Silverstone International Trophy

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 04 May 2024
  • Event Description: Historic Sports Car club racing at Silverstone A new date on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. Testing is available on Friday and can be booked here:
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:
  • Location: Silverstone
  • Area: Northamptonshire Region: East Midlands
  • Organisation: Historic Sports car club

Magnificent Motors Eastbourne

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: Dont miss Eastbournes FREE motoring spectacular! A must for all motor enthusiasts and fun for all the family with over 500 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes and military vehicles in one stunning seafront location. Enjoy live music, continental market and bar.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 500+
  • Times:Cavalcade 10am; Gates open 11am
  • Location: Western Lawns Eastbourne
  • Area: Sussex Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Eastbourne Borough Council

Vintage Hot Rod Association Nationals Northants

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: VHRA Vintage Nationals event promises to be the best get-together of traditional hot rods and customs seen on these isles, and what's more, they will be dragging the quarter mile all day Saturday, with the track open exclusively to the VHRA. After a day of blistering Run What You Brung action, we will be awarding prizes to the fastest of the cars in each of the classes. Away from the race track, there will be a show & shine area for pre 1963 vehicles and traders corale. Add to that a party on Friday evening, with the Fuzillis headlining in the Fuellers bar, and you're in for a corker of a weekend. The Vintage Nationals is open to all for spectating.
  • Car Type: Hot Rods
  • Number of Cars Attending: 250+
  • Times:0800 - 1600
  • Location: Santa Pod Raceway Airfield Road Podington
  • Area: Northamptonshire Region: East
  • Organisation: Santa Pod Raceway

Shelsley Walsh Speed into Spring

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: Speed into Spring is the first weekend of motor sport at Shelsley Walsh for 2024 and will host competitors from the Midland Hill Climb Championship and our very own Sunrise Speed Championship.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times: 9am - 5pm
  • Location: Shelsey Walsh
  • Area: Worcestershire Region: West Midlands
  • Organisation: Midland Automobile Club / Shelsley Walsh


  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: Whether you are a long-time enthusiast or have never seen a historic racing car in action before, you will find plenty to entertain you at the Donington Historic Festival. After just four years the event is already firmly established as a major fixture on the international historic racing calendar, attracting many thousands of spectators, hundreds of world-class historic racing cars and huge numbers of classic car club displays.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: Lots
  • Times:
  • Location: Donington
  • Area: Derbyshire Region: East Midlands
  • Organisation: Donington Historic Festival

Cornish Mini Club Riviera Run

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: The Best Mini Show in Cornwall (+all classics on 6th!) A prestigious Mini show organised by the Cornish Mini Club, situated at Pentewan Sands five-star, family-friendly holiday park with a private beach! Cornish Mini Club organise the Riviera Run at Pentewan Sands Holiday Park in St Austell each year which is a 3-day car show predominantly for classic and modern Minis on the early May Bank Holiday weekend with an open car show on the bank holiday Monday.
  • Car Type: All classics+Minis
  • Number of Cars Attending: tba
  • Times:The show starts at 10am 5pm
  • Location: Pentewan Sands Holiday Park St Austell,
  • Area: Cornwall Region: South West
  • Organisation: CMC Riviera Run

Brooklands Italian Marques Day

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 04 May 2024
  • Event Description: One of the biggest events of the year at Brooklands, celebrating the UK’s obsession with all things Italian. Expect the site to be bursting with all makes of Italian cars and a few motorbikes.  With a great selection of vehicles from Lamborghini, Maserati, Ferrari, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Abarth, there will be something for everyone to look at. Owners of Italian cars are welcome to bring it on the day, to join in with the fun.
  • Car Type: Italian
  • Number of Cars Attending: 250+
  • Times:10am -5pm
  • Location: Brooklands Museum Weybridge
  • Area: Surrey Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Brooklands Museum


  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: Llandudno Transport Festival is held in the fields on the Westerly end as you look out to sea of the beautifully presented Llandudno Bay Promenade. Said to be one of the finest festivals of transport in the UK at present especially being held on a Seafront in fact the only one. During the weekend (weather permitting) a cavalcade of Vehicles leaves the field following our team of marshals taking a road run to Conwy and back on Saturday and on Sunday around the Towns Great Orme, It has grown to enormous proportions now with the last vehicle still to leave the field where the first one arrives back. This usually takes place early evening on both nights. Sunday evening sees a trip along the Promenade to the end of the Pier and back with some of our fine display of miniature Steam engines (Again Weather Permitting).
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 2019 saw to 300 cars attending
  • Times:9:00 till late
  • Location: Llandudno + Bodafon Fields
  • Area: Wales Region: Wales
  • Organisation: Llandudno Transport Festival

Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally Oxfordshire

  • Date: 04 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: 9th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show, April 29th/30th/1st May 2024 the Rally will include Classic Cars + a parade in the Main ring each day, for 2022 there were 278 classic cars booked in + several car clubs with banners, a brilliant display.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: up to 100
  • Times:10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Location: Langley Farm, Langley Lane, Clanfield
  • Area: Oxfordshire Region: South West
  • Organisation: Lechlade Collectors Club

Bungay Lions Classic Vehicle Rally Norfolk

  • Date: 05 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: This popular event, now in its 9th year, is expected to attract around 4,000 visitors to enjoy exploring the display of 400-500 classic vehicles, plus food, autojumble, craft & trade stalls. Excellent childrens entertainment, offering fun for all the family, featuring: Scottys Circus workshop, circus skills for all including plate spinning, stilts, diabolos The Tricky Twister balloon modelling, Unicorn Alpacas Dellaclaira Facepainting Little Jumpers Bouncy Castle
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 400-500
  • Times:10am - 5pm
  • Location: Earsham Hall, Bungay County: Suffolk
  • Area: Norfolk Region: East
  • Organisation: Bungay Suffolk Lions Club

VSCC Curborough Speed Trials

  • Date: 05 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: Curborough is a firm favourite in the Speed Calendar. This ever popular venue will play host to the opening round of the Speed Championship. Competitors usually enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in the Paddock and the tricky bends to rekindle the friendly, competitive element of the competition.
  • Car Type: Vintage cars
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:
  • Location: Curborough sprint S of Lichfield
  • Area: Staffordshire Region: North West
  • Organisation: Vintage Sports Car club

Goodwood Breakfasts Centenial celebration

  • Date: 05 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: expect every type of car - alll vehicles are welcome to celebrate what has made these breakfast sessions so special over 100 meetings!
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:08:00 to 12:00
  • Location: Goodwood
  • Area: Sussex Region: London+South East
  • Organisation: Goodwood -Lord March

Notts Classic Car & Motorcycle Show Nottingham

  • Date: 05 May 2024   End Date: 06 May 2024
  • Event Description: The event will also feature a full vehicle concours and awards ceremony overseen by leading commentator and vehicle enthusiast Les Clayton. Awards will be presented for a range of vehicle age groups and will culminate in the Club of the Show, Pride of Ownership and Car of the Show awards. Each participating vehicle exhibitor will also receive a complementary commemorative plaque.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 500+
  • Times:10:00 am to 4pm
  • Location: Thoresby Park, Ollerton
  • Area: Nottinghamshire Region: East Midlands
  • Organisation: Classic Shows

East Yorkshire at NYMR Goathland.

  • Date: 05 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: East Yorkshire gathering at North Yorkshire Moors Railway Goathland. Our early visit of the season to this historic station, always a popular event with the public and exhibitors, but club members only.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending:
  • Times:The show starts at 11:00am.
  • Location: NYMR Goathland.
  • Area: Yorkshire Region: North East
  • Organisation: East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club

Forres Theme Day

  • Date: 05 May 2024   End Date: 05 May 2024
  • Event Description: Surrounded by sweeping coastline to the north, and the majestic Grampian Mountains to the south, the pretty market town of Forres plays host to a collection of some of the finest veteran, vintage and classic vehicles from throughout Scotland for the Forres Vintage Vehicle Theme Day. With entertainment and various side stalls, this annual celebration of motoring nostalgia is a fantastic day out for all the family.
  • Car Type: All classics
  • Number of Cars Attending: 250 +
  • Times: 9am to 5pm
  • Location: Grant Park Forres
  • Area: Scotland Region: Scotland
  • Organisation: Forres vintage car club