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EVENT CANCELLATIONS & UPDATES

Updated 23/06/2020

We promised to provide further updates as to our 2020 schedule of events upon the receipt of further Government guidance regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19).

In line with recent Government guidance, the following Classic Shows events, will now be cancelled and rescheduled:

  • Sunday 5 April 2020 – Malvern Festival of Transport – Three Counties Showground, Malvern
    Rescheduled date: Sunday 11 October 2020
  • Sunday 12 & Monday 13 April – Easter Motor Show – Weston Park, Nr Telford
    Rescheduled date: TBC
  • Sunday 3 May 2020 – Notts Classic Car & Motorcycle Show – Thoresby Park, Ollerton
    Rescheduled date: Sunday 30 and Monday 31 August 2020
  • Sunday 10 May 2020 – Bowood Classic Car & Motorcycle Show – Bowood House, Calne
    Rescheduled date: TBC
  • Sunday 17 May 2020 – Festival of 1000 Classic Cars & NW Classic Bike Show – Cholmondeley Castle, Nr Malpas
    Rescheduled date: Sunday 20 September 2020
  • Sunday 24 May 2020 – Claydon Classic Vehicle Show  – Claydon Estate, Buckinghamshire
    Rescheduled date: TBC
  • Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May 2020 – Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show – Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield
    Rescheduled date: Sunday 19 July
  • Sunday 21 June 2020 – Father’s Day Classic Car & Motor Show – Castle Howard, N. Yorkshire
    Rescheduled date: TBC
  • Sunday 28 June 2020 – North East Classic Car & Motorcycle Show – Hardwick Hall Hotel, Co. Durham
    Rescheduled date: TBC

The remaining schedule of events for 2020 are currently unchanged and we will continue to assess the position and provide updates as we approach each event. Please see below for a new update on the ability to recommence events.

Those visitors, traders and exhibitors who have already booked into one (or more) of the above events will automatically have their tickets moved to the rescheduled event. We will make an announcement in due course regarding those events yet to be rearranged to run in 2020.

RECOMMENCING EVENTS

In light of the ongoing relaxations of current COV-19 restrictions, we are speaking to venues in an attempt to recommence trade from July, or failing this, August.

These discussions are ongoing and we hope to make an announcement in relation to event’s due to be held in July and potentially events rearranged to be held in July shortly.

The office has temporarily closed with effect from 25 March 2020.

We will be monitoring emails and ask that any queries or communications are directed via email at info@classicshows.org. We will aim to respond at the earliest opportunity but please be patient as we do not have cover every day.

We hope that you and your families stay safe and hope to see you all before long.

Best regards,
The Classic Shows Team

1,000+ EVENTS OVER 30+ YEARS

Classic Shows is a long-standing organiser and operator of classic vehicle events having organised over 1,000 events since its inception in 1985.

Since this time Classic Shows has operated events from most of the UKs major indoor venues including Alexandra Palace, GMEX, NEC and Event City and a large number of prestigious country homes locations such as Blenheim Palace, Harewood House, Clumber Park, Capesthorne Hall, Bodelwyddan Castle and Cholmondeley Castle.

We like to try and keep things simple and our philosophy focusses on three core strands:

This approach has helped Classic Shows to become firmly established as the longest running independent operator of classic vehicle events in the UK.

In the winter months the business operates a number of classic car and motorbike autojumbles and motorbike events at Three Counties Showground, Malvern. This recently refurbished facility provides considerable indoor and outdoor accommodation and offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire hard-to-find parts, supplies, memorabilia and mingle with likeminded vehicle enthusiasts.

During the summer, the events grow in scale and change theme to that of classic car and motorbike shows. These events all include considerable autojumble and retail opportunities but also involve displays of 300 – 1,000+ classic vehicles, experienced concours judging, commentary and awards ceremonies throughout the event all set within the backdrop of a superb country home location.

A GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY

Classic Shows events offer a fantastic day out for all of the family and not just car enthusiasts!

The events are held at some of the finest country homes in the UK and provide an impressive backdrop to a display of rare and interesting classic vehicles. Many venues allow tours of the country house, grounds and / or also include children’s play facilities in addition to unique shops, food offerings and the retail of local produce.

We hope to continue to add further, relevant new content in 2020 to ensure the events continue to appeal to the whole family.

So whether it’s learning more about the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and the location for filming the James Bond film Skyfall at Blenheim Palace, experiencing one of only ten Treasure Houses of England at Castle Howard, or taking in the Neoclassical and Jacobean designs of Capesthorne Hall; there is much more to a Classic Shows event than may meet the eye!

NEW EVENTS FOR 2018

AUTOJUMBLE | BIKE SHOW | CAR SHOW

SUNDAY 10 JUNE 2018

NORTH EAST CLASSIC CAR
& MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Hardwick Hall
FIND OUT MORE
AUTOJUMBLE | BIKE SHOW | CAR SHOW

SUNDAY 17 JUNE 2018

FATHER’S DAY CLASSIC CAR
& MOTOR SHOW AT CASTLE HOWARD
Castle Howard
FIND OUT MORE
AUTOJUMBLE | BIKE SHOW | CAR SHOW

SUNDAY 12 AUGUST 2018

STONYHURST CLASSIC CAR
& MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Stonyhurst College
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AUTOJUMBLE | BIKE SHOW | CAR SHOW

SUNDAY 12 AUGUST 2018

BOWOOD SUMMER CLASSIC CAR
& MOTOR SHOW AT CASTLE HOWARD
Bowood House
FIND OUT MORE

NEW FOR 2017 – IMPROVED WEBSITE, ONLINE BOOKING FACILITY, NEW FOOD THEMES AND MORE…

We are pleased to confirm a number of new initiatives for 2017 designed to improve the visitor experience and introduce even more event content to Classic Shows events!

The Classic Shows website has been completely revamped to include more relevant content and aim to provide a comprehensive resource for information about Classic Shows events and what to expect.

With more to announce in due course, we continue to build on the tried and tested format loved by our visitors, exhibitors and traders alike and bolt on relevant, interesting content to the Classic Shows events.

ONLINE BOOKING

For the first time in 2017 we have introduced a secure online booking system for exhibitors. You can choose both the events and categories that you wish to exhibit in and secure your booking online. Payments are made using World Pay, the industry standard secure online payments gateway, or PayPal, and you will receive email confirmation of your booking within minutes.

BOOK ONLINE

YOUR INSURANCE MATTERS

Classic Shows are delighted to work with Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance – the UK’s leading insurance broker for the classic vehicle movement.

Be sure to contact them when it comes round to the renewal of your classic vehicle policy or any of your general insurance requirements.