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– Show welcomed 25,221 attendees over the three days
– 152 Classic Motoring clubs in attendance
– Winners included VW Golf Cabriolet, Opel Manta and a Jowett Bradford
– Over £30,000 raised for charitable causes

The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with discovery+, returned to Birmingham’s NEC after a two-year absence much to the delight of the classic motoring clubs and enthusiasts.

Some 25,221 attendees (28,846 in 2019) enjoyed live working and demonstrations from the 152 car clubs exhibiting as well as over 1,000 display vehicles ranging from barn finds to concour standard. Read More »

– 20 cars have been selected for the spring final of the competition
– Visitors can vote for their favourite from the display
– Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show held 18-20 March at Birmingham’s NEC.

Following the announcement of the first ten finalists competing for this year’s Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership award, the remaining entrants have now been confirmed and they are guaranteed to make picking a winner tougher than ever. Read More »

– 20 rusty relics will be in the UK’s biggest barn find display
– Visitors can vote for their favourite from the display
– Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show held 18-20 March at Birmingham’s NEC

More brilliant rusting relics have been unearthed for the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with discovery+, ready for the UK’s biggest barn find display at Birmingham’s NEC. Read More »

* Richard Hammond will appear at the show on Friday 18 March
* His 1972 MGB GT will be on the MG Car Club Young Members display
* Joined by other discovery+ stars including Mike Brewer & Marc Elvis Priestley
* Ant Anstead will build Tipo 184 single seater across the weekend
* Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show held 18-20 March at Birmingham’s NEC.

Motoring TV presenter Richard Hammond, best known for Top Gear and The Grand Tour, is set to make his debut at this year’s Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with discovery+. Read More »

* New interactive skills zone to encourage people into heritage vehicle industry
* Hosted by FBHVC, Federation Skills Trust and In-Comm
* Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show held 18-20 March at Birmingham’s NEC.

In a bid to encourage more enthusiasts into the historic vehicle industry, three of the biggest apprenticeship ambassadors are bringing an exciting interactive feature to this year’s Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with discovery+ Read More »

* First ten of 20 finalists revealed in spring final
* Spring final held at Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show
* Winner decided by public vote and announced on Sunday 20th March
* Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show held 18-20 March at Birmingham’s NEC.

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The next outing of the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, will now take place in March 2022.

The show was scheduled to take place on 11-13 June 2021 after moving from its usual March dateline. However, the recent announcement of Covid restrictions means that the show cannot be held at that time.

Event Director Lee Masters said: “We understand this will be as big of a disappointment to our exhibitors and visitors as it is to us. We have all been very much looking forward to getting back to some form of normality and ‘business as usual’.

“We are truly sorry that we have had to make this extremely difficult decision and thank all involved for their continued patience, understanding and support in these ever-changing times.” Read More »

The nominations for the 2019 National Car Club Awards, in association with Tourism Ireland, are now open with eleven awards eligible for clubs and fellow members to put their organisation and hard-working individuals forward for a prestigious accolade.

Founded in 2016, these awards celebrate the UK classic car clubs, which are the heart and soul of the classic motoring community, and the people that are the backbone, constantly working to attract new members and offering unwavering support to fellow owners. Read More »

The finalists of the 2018 National Car Club Awards have been revealed with the most nominations received since its inception in 2016 for the popular awards celebrating the UK’s classic car clubs, which are the heart and soul of the classic motoring community. Read More »

Classic cars of the 1980s are currently undergoing an upsurge in popularity, with enthusiasts unearthing examples wherever they can find them. No wonder then that the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 31 March – 2 April, features six models in its Barn Find display. Read More »