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Planning on joining a classic car event? Here's our diary of upcoming shows, tours and competitive events. If you'd like to add one, please email us at keith.moody@honestjohn.co.uk

April 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
 
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  • Pentillie Land Rover Defender Day
  • Restoration Show
  • The Regis Classic Tour
  • Classic Car Auctions sale
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  • Techno-Classica Essen
  • Brightwells: Bicester Classic Car Auction
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  • Techno-Classica Essen
  • Barrett-Jackson: Scottsdale
  • Mecum: Houston
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  • Espiritu de MontjuÏc Classic Revival
  • Techno-Classica Essen
  • Barrett-Jackson: Scottsdale
  • Mecum: Houston
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  • Espiritu de MontjuÏc Classic Revival
  • Techno-Classica Essen
  • Anglia Car Auctions: January sale
  • Barrett-Jackson: Scottsdale
  • Coys: Techno Classica, Essen
  • Mecum: Houston
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  • Beaulieu Simply Aston Martin
  • Espiritu de MontjuÏc Classic Revival
  • Techno-Classica Essen
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  • Charterhouse: Classic and vintage cars
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  • Coys Spring Classics sale
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  • Pride of Longbridge
  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Brightwells: Modern Classic Car Auction, Leominster
  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • VSCC Spring Start
  • Barons Auctions: Spring Classic sale
  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
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  • Corinium Run
  • Drive it Day
  • Classic Cotswolds Driving Tour
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  • Tour Optic 2000
  • Classic Cotswolds Driving Tour
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  • Tour Optic 2000
  • Classic Cotswolds Driving Tour
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  • Tour Optic 2000
  • Classic Cotswolds Driving Tour
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  • Tour Optic 2000
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31 March - 2 April
Restoration Show

The NEC Restoration Show looks to deliver a range of exhibits and demonstrations to inspire and help those already taking on, or about to approach, a classic vehicle restoration.

Event website

31 March - 2 April
The Regis Classic Tour

The 20th and final Regis Classic Tour will be held in Rotterdam, Holland as a part repeat of the 10th Tour. 

Event website

1-2 April
Classic Car Auctions sale

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) is a specialist auction house for the sale of 'everyman' classic cars to a value of approximately £25,000. This sale is held at the NEC Restoration Show.

Auction website

2 April
Pentillie Land Rover Defender Day

Defender Day aims to honour of this iconic 4×4. It features a display of Land Rovers, an off-road couse, autojumble, and plenty of family activities.

Event website

5-9 April
Techno-Classica Essen

Europe's largest indoor classic car show - 20 halls of cars, automobilia and club action, and all the Currywurst you can eat!

Event website

5 April
Brightwells: Bicester Classic Car Auction

For 2017, Brightwells has teamed up with Oxfordshire-based Bicester Heritage in a bid to increase the reach of its sales operations.

Event website

6-8 April
Barrett-Jackson: Scottsdale

Barrett-Jackson annual Palm Beach sale in Florida. Billed as the 'world's greatest collectors' car auction'.

Auction website

6-8 April
Mecum: Houston

1000 vehicles go under the hammer at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

Event website

7-9 April
Espiritu de MontjuÏc Classic Revival

Awesome historic race festival held at the Barcelona circuit. It features single-seaters and sports-racers including Group C. More at +34 91 277 22 22

Event website

8 April
Anglia Car Auctions: January sale

Anglia Car Auctions is an independent business that was established in 1995 with the Classic Car division commencing in 2005. It operates solely from its own premises in King's Lynn, Norfolk.

Auction website

8 April
Coys: Techno Classica, Essen

Coys' auction at the Essen show is a truly international event with buyers converging to bid on cars from around the globe.

Event website

9 April
Beaulieu Simply Aston Martin

Back for a second year, Aston Martin owners are invited to start Beaulieu’s events calendar and bring their prized motors for a celebration of the iconic marque, with vehicles of every age and model.

Event website

12 April
Charterhouse: Classic and vintage cars

Charterhouse holds this classic car auction at The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet.

Event website

13 April
Coys Spring Classics sale

To be held at the Royal Horticultural Society in London.

Event website

15 April
Pride of Longbridge

The annual Pride of Longbridge Rally will again be held at Cofton Park Longbridge. As in past years, the event aims to remember the 6000 workers who lost their livelihoods when the factory closed in mid-April 2005.

Event website

15-22 April
Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction

Classic car auction held at the firm's North Yorkshire base.

Event website

20 April
Brightwells: Modern Classic Car Auction, Leominster

Modern classic auction held at Brightwells Leominster headquarters.

Event website

22 April
VSCC Spring Start

The first vintageants circuit-race event of the year, an excellent two-day Silverstone event. Call +44 (0)1608 644777.

Event website

22 April
Barons Auctions: Spring Classic sale

Classic, Collectors and Sports car sale.

Event website

23 April
Corinium Run

HRCR Touring Assembly and Economy Run, based in Cirencester, and run by the Cirencester Car Club.

Event website

23 April
Drive it Day

A day where owners of all classic cars should get them out and drive them, to show the rest of the world just how many of us there are. Ties in with lots of events around the country. If your classic isn't roadworthy, then pull it out of the garage, and at least let people see it!

Event website

23-26 April
Classic Cotswolds Driving Tour

A two-day tour winding through the scenic roads of the Cotswolds in the spring weather. This route includes small country towns, picturesque villages and typically English countryside.

Event website

24-30 April
Tour Optic 2000

Formerly known as the Tour Auto, the Tour Optic 2000 is a well-liked retrospective event, designed to recall the iconic Tour de France. A massive selection of about 200 classic sports, GT and rally cars made from 1951-73 travel through France - very competitively - and visit various racing circuits. More information at +33 1 42 59 73 40.

Event website

28-30 April
Donington Historic Motoring Festival

Launched in 2011, the event is firmly established as a major fixture on the international historic racing calendar, attracting many thousands of spectators, hundreds of world-class historic racing cars and huge numbers of classic car club displays.

Event website

28 April
South Western Vehicle Auctions: April sale

The SWVA classic car auction offers an eclectic mix of cars (varying in price and age) that are driven through the auction hall. It's a busy auction with up to 700 dealers, collectors and enthusiasts in the hall.

Event website

30 April
Simply Ford

There will be hundreds of Fords on display. Also featuring a cavalcade and display on the main arena of a number cars chosen from all rally entrants.

Event website

30 April - 1 May
International Ford Show

The International Ford Show will take place at Sandown Park. It will feature the best Fords from across Europe. There will also be trade stands and demos throughout the day.

Event website

 

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