Classic car shows and events, Yorkshire and the North of England

Below is a list of classic car shows and events being held in Yorkshire and within driving distance of our bases in Keighley, Leeds and Ampleforth. Hire a classic car from us and join in the events!

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Classic Car Shows 2020

DateFurther Details
Classics at the Mill, near Preston, Lancs

Sunday 9th February
Classic car enthusiasts are invited to bring along their vehicles to show, with the wider community welcome along to admire those on display.
Morris Minor Show, Manchester

Sunday 23 February
Classic cars from the 1940s to the 1970s Greater Manchester Museum of Transport
The Spring Spectacular, Manchester

Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th March
A wide range of books, models and collectables for sale plus a display of vehicles at the Manchester Museum of Transport
Great North Steam Fair

Thur 2nd to Sunday 5th April
Pre-1930 steam & motor transport – from locomotives, to cars & motorbikes – at Beamish Museum, Durham
Flying Scotsman Car Rally

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th April
Starts near Chester, heads east into the Derbyshire Dales then turns north to the Yorkshire Moors & the Scottish Borders. Finishes Gleneagle Hotel.
Classic Drive and Ride in Day, Lake District

Saturday 4th April
Display of classic vehicles. Lakeland Motor Museum, Ulverston, Cumbria
Easter steaming weekend

Sunday 12th April
Classic car show to be held at the Ryhope Engines Museum near Sunderland
Premier League Spring Meet

Saturday 25th April
Classic car event. organised by Pendle Powerfest, Burnley Football Club, Burnley
Festival of Vintage, York

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th April
Classic vehicles, live music & more at York Racecourse
Drive it Day, Lake District

Sunday 26th April
About 100 motor cars and motorcycles join in the FBHVC Drive it Day at the Lakeland Motor Museum,
Drive it Day Sherburn

Sunday 26th April
Join the York Historic Vehicle Group with your classic vehicle for a drive from York to Sherburn
Donnington Historic Festival

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd May
Historic racing at the Donington Park Circuit, Derby
Supercar Saturday, Stockton-on-Tees

Saturday 2nd May
Vintage, classic and racing cars on show on Stockton High Street
Sports Cars in the Park - Spring, Ripon

Sunday 3rd May
About 1000 sports & classic cars at a meet at Newby Hall, Ripon
Gawsworth Hall Car Show, Cheshire

Friday 8th May
A popular rally set in the gardens of Gawsworth Hall. Classic cars & more, from the 1900s to the present day
Bronte Vintage Gathering, near Haworth

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May
Country Show & Steam Rally. Classic cars, tractors, etc.
Total Retro Show, Cumbria

Sunday 10th May
Retro & classic car show, Westmorland County Showground near Kendal
Glossop Car Show, Derbyshire

Saturday 16th May
Show organised by the Glossop Vehicle Enthusiasts Club
Classic Car Rally North West

Sunday 17th May
Festival of 1000 Classic Cars & North West Classic Motorcycle Show. Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Cheshire
Summer Jaguar Festival

Sunday 17th May
Classic Jaguar Festival at Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorks
The Weaver Wander, Cheshire

Saturday 23rd May
Charity classic car event organised by the Rotary Club of Crewe & Nantwich Weaver
Keighley Transport Festival

Sunday 24th to Monday 25th May
Displays of classic vehicles around Keighley, close to our base
Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Sunday 24th to Monday 25th May
Sunday: Cheshire Jaguar Day
Monday: North West Mercedes Day & American Day at Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield
Classic cars in the Park, Cumbria

Sunday May 24th
Classic cars, bikes & more at an historic house. Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria
Pendle Powerfest, Lancs

Sunday May 24th
Classic car event. Nelson & Colne College, E Lancs
Yorkshire Classic Vehicle Show, Harrogate

Monday May 25th
Large classic car event set in the deer park, Ripley Castle
Young Timer Car Show, Gawsworth Hall, Cheshire

Monday 25th May
Car show celebrating more recent classics from 1970-1990
Italian Car & Motorbike Rally

Sunday 31st May
Gathering for enthusiasts & owners of new & classic Italian cars & motorcycles. Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorks
Harewood Hillclimb

Saturday 6th June
Harewood Speed Hillclimb Course, Leeds
Tatton Classic & Performance Car Spectacular, Cheshire

Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th June
Classic car spectacular at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
Brighouse 1940s Weekend, West Yorkshire

Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th June
Host of 1940s events and displays from Spitfires to vintage vehicles,
Borders Vintage Automile Classic at Thirlestane, Scotland

Sunday 7th June
Festival of Motoring with more than 1200 vintage & classic vehicles. Thirlestane Castle, near the Scottish border
Skipton Car Show

Sunday 7th June
Over 180 vehicles at a classic car show, Skipton, North Yorkshire
Seven Dales Heritage Run, Pontefract, W Yorks

Sunday 7th June
A run arranged by the De Lacy Motor Club. Why not hire one of our cars & join in?
20th Ripon Classic Car & Bike Show

Sunday 14th June
Over 500 classic vehicles on show at Ripon Racecourse
Manchester to Blackpool Run

Sunday 14th June
Starting from Worsley Old Hall, finishing in Stanley Park, Blackpool where a Concours de Elegance will be held
Yorkshire Modified Car Show, North Yorkshire

Sunday 14th June
Hundreds of custom & modified cars on display at Scampston Hall, near Malton
VW festival, Northumberland

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June
VWs, live music & more. Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
Classics on Show

Saturday 20th June
Large classic car show in historic Stokesley, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Post Motorshow

Sunday 21st June
Over 800 classics at the Yorkshire Post Motorshow, Harewood House, Leeds
Father's Day Classic Car Show

Sunday 21st June
Classic car show, Castle Howard, near York
Lakes charity Vehicle Show Cumbria

Sunday 21st June
Classic vehicle show in Rydal Park, Ambleside
NE1 Newcastle Motor Show

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June
Classic car show in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Classics at Hoghton Tower

Sunday 28th June
Classic vehicle event at the historic Hoghton Tower, Preston, Lancashire
Fathers Day Classic Car Show, Keighley

Sunday 28th June
Father's Day charity Classic Car Gathering. Close to our Keighley base
North East Classic Car Show

Sunday 28th June
Classic car show at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield, Co. Durham
Lymm Historic Transport Day, Cheshire

Sunday 28th June
400 classic cars on display at Lymm, near Warrington
Burnley Classic Vehicle Show

Sunday 28th June
Classic car show hosted by The Rotary Club of Burnley & Burnley Borough Council
Great North Classic Car Show

Saturday 4th July
Classic Car Show & Auction to be held near Beamish, Durham
Classic American Stars & Stripes Car Show, Cheshire

Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th July
2500 American vehicles from Mustangs to Corvettes, Cadillacs & motorhomes at Tatton Park, Knutsford
Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival

Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th July
Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival 2019
Duncombe Park Steam & Vintage Rally, North Yorkshire

Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th July
Steam engines & 170 vintage cars at Duncombe Park, Helmsley
Leighton Hall Classic Car rally

Sunday 5th July
Classic car rally at this historic house Carnforth, Lancashire
Barrow Festival of Transport

Saturday 11th July
Classic vehicle show at Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
Italian Car Show, Raby Castle

Sunday 12th July
Italian cars from Fiats to Ferraris on display at Raby Castle, Staindrop, County Durham
NECPWA Annual rally, Ripon

Sunday 19th July
1,500 cars on display at this classic car rally. Newby Hall, Ripon
Fleetwood Tram Sunday, Lancashire

Sunday 19th July
Transport event in the seaside town of Fleetwood. Trams, classic cars & more
Rotary Ashover Classic Car & Bike Show, Chesterfield

Sunday 21st July
An annual classic car & bike show raising money for local charities. Ashover Showground Chesterfield
Cheshire Classic Car show

Sunday 19th July
Classic cars and motorbikes at Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield
Carfest North, Cheshire

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July
Huge charity classic car festival. Bolesworth, Cheshire
Cumbria Steam Gathering, Grange over Sands

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th July
Classic cars & all forms of motorised transport
Ripon Classic Car Gathering

Sunday 26th July
Classic car show with about 1000 exhibitors. Ripon Racecourse
Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd August
Large rally for vintage, veteran & classic vehicles, Hebden Bridge, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Rolls Royce Rally, Leeds

Sunday 2nd August
Rolls Royce Rally at Harewood House, Leeds
Lytham Hall Classic Car & Bike Show, Lancashire

Sunday 2nd August
Large display of classic vehicles at Lytham Hall, near Blackpool
Netherby Hall Classic Car Show, Carlisle

Sunday 2nd August
Vintage & Classic Car show within the grounds of an Historic Mansion House, Netherby Hall in North Cumbria.

Tatton Park VW Show

Sunday 2nd August
VW show at Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
VW Festival, near Leeds

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th August
Weekend of VWs, live entertainment, Harewood House, Leeds
The 35th Harrogate MG event

Sunday 9th August
MGs on show at Pateley Bridge, Nidderdale, North Yorkshire
Stonyhurst Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Sunday 9th August
Classic car show at Clitheroe, Lancashire
Bradford Classics

Saturday August 15th
Classic vehicles from the 1920s onwards, Bradford City Park, West Yorkshire
Classic Motor Show, Tatton Park

Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th August
Massive 2000+ classic car show. Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
Northumberland Classic Car Gathering

Sunday 16th August
Classic vehicle event at Tynedale Park, Corbridge. Northumberland
Burley Classic Show

Sunday 23rd August
The Burley Classic Show will have a full range of classic vehicles on display in Burley-in-Wharfedale, near Ilkley West Yorkshire
HSCC Oulton Park Gold Cup, Cheshire

Saturday 29th to Monday 31st August
Historic motor racing event, large classic car display & more
Ripon Summer Classic Car Show

Sunday 30th August
Large displays of classic cars & more, Ripon Racecourse, North Yorks
Cheshire Classic Car Show

Sunday 30th August
Classic car & motorcycle show, Capesthorne Hall, Macclesfield
Durham City Classic Car Gala

Monday 31st August
Classic car gala at Durham city
Classic Drive and Ride in Day, Lake District

Sunday 5th September
Display of classic vehicles. Lakeland Motor Museum, Ulverston, Cumbria
Classics at Houghton Tower

Sunday 6th September
Classic vehicle event at the historic Hoghton Tower, Preston, Lancashire
Otley Vintage Transport Extravaganza

Sunday 13th September
Classic & veteran cars & more. Otley, W Yorkshire
Knavesmire Rally, York

Sunday 20th September
Classic cars etc at a rally organised by the York Historic Vehicle Group. York Racecourse
Vintage and Classic Vehicle Show, Hamsterley Forest

Sunday 20th September
Classic vehicle show Redford, near Bishop Auckland, county Durham
Trackrod Rally Yorkshire

Friday 25th to Saturday 26th September
Large motor sport event taking place in the North Yorkshire Forests, from the Filey seafront
Standard Triumph Show, Manchester

Sunday 27th September
A selection of classic Standard and Triumph cars on display at Manchester Museum of Transport
Blackberry week steaming weekend

Sunday 25th October
Classic car show to be held at the Ryhope Engines Museum near Sunderland
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