News 2017-05-23T17:38:35+00:00

Excellent Advance Exhibitor Numbers seen at the Festival of 1000 Classic Cars at Cholmondeley Castle

The Festival of 1000 Classic Cars including the NW Classic Motorcycle Show will be held on Sunday September 3rd 2017. This is a very popular event and every year demand exceeds the available space, thus we need to cap the advance exhibitor booking in order to allow for exhibitors who arrive on the day. Following high demand, we now have over 900+ exhibiting vehicles pre-booked for this event and have now closed the advance exhibitor ticketing facility. Exhibitors are still welcome to attend on the day of the event but should note that very limited space remains. Any exhibitors arriving on the day of the event (who have not pre-booked), will be located in an exhibitor overflow display area (separate to the public car park) which may also restrict [...]

August 18th, 2017|

Electric Vehicle Zone Announced at Blenheim Palace on 27th and 28th August

Classic Shows is delighted to announce for the first time in 2017, the Festival of Transport will also feature the Electric Automobile Association’s (ElectrAA) Electric Vehicle Zone sponsored by OVO Energy, the UK’s leading independent energy supplier. The Electric Vehicle Zone features an exciting new section of electric cars and motorcycles. Full electric, hybrid, bridging cars and classics converted to electric will be on display plus the latest production electric cars and bikes, most of which will be available for test drives. Classic Shows managing director, Matthew J Harvey commented "The Electric Vehicle Zone will add interesting and relevant content to the popular two-day Festival of Transport at Blenheim Palace. The electric vehicle movement is achieving considerable attention and we are excited to be working with ElectrAA and OVO Energy [...]

August 9th, 2017|

Concours Winners and Photos from the Classics at the Castle event at Bodelwyddan Castle. 30 July 2017.

What a great way to spend a Sunday, admiring all the wonderful vehicles that attended the Classics at the Castle event held at Bodelwyddan Castle on Sunday 30th July 2017, which included the North West Vauxhall-Opel  Day. Photos from the event are now up in the Bodelwyddan Castle gallery, click here to take a look. More photos will be added during the week. The concours winners from the event were as follows: CAR CONCOURS WINNERS 1950s Winner:  Roy Gaskez, Vauxhall Cretsta, 1959 Runner-up: Graham McCulley, Austin A35, 1958 1950s Runner-up: Graham McCulley, Austin A35, 19581960s Winner:  Ian Mills, Ford Cortina 1600E, 1968 Runner-up:  David Burke, Scimitar Sabre GT, 1966 1970s Winner: Damian Shaw, Ford Escort MK2 Mexico, 1979 Runner-up:  Ron Taylor, Jaguar XJ 12L, 1974 1980s Winner: John Kay, [...]

July 31st, 2017|

Concours Winners & Photos from the Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show at Capesthorne Hall. 23 July 2017.

We had great weather and a great turnout at the Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show held at Capesthorne Hall on Sunday 23rd July 2017. Photos from the event are now up on the gallery, to view them click here. Here are the concours winners: CAR CONCOURS WINNERS: Pre-1950s Winner: Doug Owen, Sunbeam Tourer 16.9, 1927 1950s Winner:  Tony Jackson, Ford Zephyr Zodiac, 1955 Runner-up: Neil Wallace, MGTF 1500, 1955 1960s Winner: Tony Danks, Porsche 90 Speedster, 1963 Runner-up: Geoff Hunt, Sunbeam Alpine 1725, 1967 1970s Winner: Mike Livesley, Ford RS 2000, 1979 Runner-up: Tony Porrelli, Fiat 500L, 1973 1980s Winner: Paul Booker, Dolomite Sprint, 1980 Runner-up: John Biddleup, Porsche Carrara, 1985 1990s Winner: Quentin Buckley, Mercedes 320 SL, 1998 Runner-up: Jeff Oliver, Mazada Eunos MX5 MKI, 1991 Sports [...]

July 26th, 2017|

Concours Winners for the Motor Show at Harewood House. 2 July 2017.

We had superb weather and superb vehicles at the Motor Show at Harewood House on Sunday 2nd July. We had a busy concours arena and here are the results of the judging: Pre-1950s Winner: Humber Tourer, 1934 1950s Winner: MG Vari-Tone Saloon, 1957 Runner-up: MGA Roadster, 1959 1960s Winner: Fiat 500, 1966 Runner-up: Jaguar MKII, 1967 1970s Winner: Gamine Vignale (Noddy Car), 1971 Runner-up: Vauxhall Firenza, 1975 1980s Winner: Lotus, 1985 Runner-up: W123 Mercedes Saloon 1990s Winner: Nissan GTR, 1993 Runner-up: Jaguar Coupe, 1994 Modern Classics Winner:  Mazda Mx5 Sport, 2003 Runner-up: Mazda MX5, 2002 Sports & Convertibles Winner:  Jaguar E-Type, 1970 Runner-up: Marcos GT, 1968 American   Winner: Chevrolet Bel Air, 1951 Kit & Custom Winner:  Brough Saloon, 1978 Runner-up:  Ferrari 326, 1977 Commercial & Military Winner:  Dennis [...]

July 21st, 2017|



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