The Classic Car and Restoration Show

The Classic Car and Restoration Show

This weekend, automotive enthusiasts and restoration aficionados alike are gearing up for an exciting event at the NEC Birmingham: The Classic Car & Restoration Show.

From March 22nd to 24th, the halls of the NEC will come alive with the roar of engines and the nostalgia of bygone eras as over 1000 cars, 150 clubs, and 250 traders converge for a celebration of automotive history and craftsmanship.

The weekend

For those immersed in the world of classic car restoration. This event is a haven of knowledge and inspiration. Whether you're knee-deep in a restoration project or contemplating your next endeavour, the Classic Car & Restoration Show offers a wealth of resources, tips, and tricks from experts in the field. Motoring icons will be on hand throughout the weekend to share their expertise and guidance, making this a must-attend event for anyone passionate about preserving automotive heritage.

But even if you're simply an admirer of classic cars, fear not; the show has something for everyone. Exhibitors range from product suppliers and restoration companies to car auctioneers, workshops, and even celebrities, promising a weekend packed with automotive excitement. With a diverse display of over 1000 classic cars spanning decades of motoring history, from humble Austins to sleek Ferraris, attendees will have the opportunity to marvel at pristine specimens and ongoing restoration projects alike.

Barn Finds & Charity Rides

Moreover one of the highlights of the exhibition is the Barn Find display, a captivating showcase of vintage cars rescued from obscurity. From rusted relics to hidden gems waiting to be unearthed, this display is a testament to the allure of automotive treasure hunting. It's a must-see for any enthusiast who appreciates the beauty of automotive patina and the thrill of discovery.

But it's not all about admiring from afar. Attendees can also experience the thrill of riding in a classic car thanks to Sporting Bears Dream Rides. For a charitable donation, visitors can enjoy passenger rides around the NEC grounds in some of the show's featured classics. All while supporting a worthy cause. In 2023, the charity raised an impressive £22,481 at the event. A testament to the generosity and passion of the classic car community.

Are you ready?

The excitement doesn't end there; the Classic Car & Restoration Show also plays host to the National Car Club Awards. Honouring the outstanding cars and clubs that make the show possible. It's a chance to celebrate the passion and dedication of enthusiasts who devote their time and energy to preserving automotive history for future generations to enjoy.

Last year's show drew over 28,500 visitors across the weekend, and this year promises to be even bigger and better. Whether you're a seasoned restorer, a vintage car enthusiast, or simply curious about the world of classic cars. The Classic Car & Restoration Show offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and stories of automotive history. So mark your calendars and get ready to step back in time at the NEC Birmingham this weekend.

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