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August 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  • Beaulieu Supercar Weekend
  • Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction
  • Mini in the Park
  • National BMW Show
  • Brightwells: Modern Classic Car Auction, Leominster
  • RetroWarwick
  • Morris Leslie Classic Car Auction
  • CarFest South
  • Gooding & Company: Pebble Beach
  • RM Sotheby’s: Monterey, California, USA
  • CarFest South
  • Anglia Car Auctions: August sale
  • Gooding & Company: Pebble Beach
  • RM Sotheby’s: Monterey, California, USA
  • CarFest South
  • RM Sotheby’s: Monterey, California, USA
  • RM Sotheby’s: Monterey, California, USA
  • Salon Prive
  • International Concours of Elegance
  • Salon Prive
4-5 August
Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

A high-octane two-day event celebrating the supercar, its icons, its history and its future in the stunning backdrop of the Beaulieu parkland.

Event website

5 August
BMC/BL Rally

Large open-air gathering of BMC, BL and British cars, held at Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Oundle Road, Peterborough.

Event website

5 August
Classic Van and Pick-Up Show

A show for lovers of all light commercial vehicles. Held at the British Motor Museum, Gadyon.

Event website

11 August
Matthewsons: Classic Car Auction

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

Event website

12 August
Mini in the Park

Held at Santa Pod, Bedfordshire, the event includes live action from the Adrenaline Tour stunt show, live demonstrations from the famous ‘Turbonator’ Jet Mini and a Mini-only ‘Run what Ya Brung’ on the famous drag strip. There's also a pride of ownership display.

Event website

12 August
National BMW Show

The BMW Car Club’s National Festival with over 500 cars on show. Held at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon.

Event website

16 August
Brightwells: Modern Classic Car Auction, Leominster

Modern classic auction held at Brightwells Leominster headquarters.

Event website

18 August

The RetroWarwick classic car show is held every August in Warwick's picturesque Market Square, attracting 120+ classic and retro vehicles. Its completely free and there is no requirement to pre-book. Come along, park up and enjoy the cars, shops, pubs, cafes and museums. 

Event website

18 August
Morris Leslie Classic Car Auction

Expect to see about 200 classic entries, including both traditional and up and coming cars going under the hammer at the Perth-based site.

Event website

24-26 August
CarFest South

Summer classic motoring festival  to raise money for Children In Need created and compèred by Chris Evans. South event takes place at Laverstoke Park Farm near Basingstoke in Hampshire.

Event website

24-25 August
Gooding & Company: Pebble Beach

As the official auction house of the world-renowned Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the only auction held within the gates of the famed 17-Mile Drive, Gooding & Company attracts some incredible cars.

Event website

24-27 August
RM Sotheby’s: Monterey, California, USA

Every August, the collector car world gathers at the Monterey Peninsula to see the stunning rare automobiles that RM Sotheby’s has to offer. For more than 25 years, it has been one of the top collector car auctions and is known for setting new auction benchmarks with outstanding sales results. Along with the auction excitement, the entire Monterey week is filled with automotive events, ranging from historic racing to festivals and concours, which transform the area into a car lover’s paradise. 

Event website

25 August
Anglia Car Auctions: August 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.

Auction website

30 August - 1 September
Salon Prive

Top end classic and supercar show held at Blenheim Palace boasting a prestigious Concours d'Elegance.

Event website

31 August - 2 September
International Concours of Elegance

Held at Hampton Court Palace. There will be an exclusive driving tour for Concours participants ahead of the event, while the concours itself will boast 60 of the rarest cars from around the world.

Event website


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