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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

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May 2019

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  • London to Lisbon
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  • London to Lisbon
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  • Donington Historic Festival
  • Donington Historic Motoring Festival
  • London to Lisbon
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  • Donington Historic Festival
  • Donington Historic Motoring Festival
  • Llandudno Transport Festival
  • London to Lisbon
  • H&H: Online Classic Car Auction
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  • Simply Ford
  • Donington Historic Festival
  • Donington Historic Motoring Festival
  • London to Lisbon
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  • Classic Land Rover Show
  • Silverstone Auctions: British Marques
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  • Classic Land Rover Show
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  • Brightwells: Classic & Vintage, Leominster
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  • Beaulieu Spring Autojumble 2019
  • Brooklands Vintage Festival
  • Historics: Classic Car Auction
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  • Beaulieu Spring Autojumble 2019
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  • Enfield Pageant of Motoring
  • La Vie en Bleu (incorporating La Vita Rosso)
  • Land Rover Legends
  • Classic Car Auctions sale
  • RM Sotheby's: Villa Erba
  • Morris Leslie Classic Car Auction
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  • Enfield Pageant of Motoring
  • La Vie en Bleu (incorporating La Vita Rosso)
  • Land Rover Legends
  • Motorsport at the Palace
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  • Enfield Pageant of Motoring
  • Motorsport at the Palace
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  • Greenwich Concours d'Elegance
  • Vintage Nostalgia Festival
 
26 April - 5 May
London to Lisbon

A 10 day event over some 2000 miles (3500kms) with a good number of regularities and a few tests. The 2019 event will take a different route than previous events,  keeping to the west coast of France before spending a day or so in the Pyrenees. The route will then head across the centre of Spain before entering into Portugal and the finish in Lisbon.

Event website

3-5 May
Donington Historic Festival

For three glorious days in May, Donington Park will see motorsport history come to life, as hundreds of racing cars spanning nine decades take to the track.

Event website
 

3-5 May
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

4 May
Llandudno Transport Festival

Held over the May Day Bank Holiday Weekend, The Llandudno Transport Festival is held on the sea-front showground in one of the most picturesque bays of the UK. 

Event website

4 May
H&H: Online Classic Car Auction

Internet-only classic auction held by H&H.

Event website

5 May
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

11-12 May
Classic Land Rover Show

The Classic Land Rover Show will return to the British Motor Museum at Gaydon. The show promises to bring together some of the best Land Rovers in the country.

Event website

11 May
Silverstone Auctions: British Marques

The Sale of British Marques takes place on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Heythrop Park, Enstone, Chipping Norton, OX7 5UF

Event website

15 May
Brightwells: Classic & Vintage, Leominster

Classic and vintage auction held at Brightwells Leominster headquarters.

Event website

18-19 May
Beaulieu Spring Autojumble 2019

Sister to the iconic and world-famous International Autojumble, the Spring Autojumble is perfect for those with an existing project looking for parts, looking for your next project and of course motoring enthusiasts.

With over 1000 of stands and stalls to browse and pick through, you're sure to find the elusive parts required to complete or start that restoration project. Whether you need the smallest nut or washer or are seeking a complete vehicle, all autojumblers will be in their element. There is something for everyone - and plenty of bargains to be had!

Plus, Spring Autojumble also features the growing Land Rover Rummage- a special treat for lovers of this iconic British 4x4.

Event website

18 May
Brooklands Vintage Festival

Celebrating the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s Reenactment Groups, Dance Lessons, Live Music, Pre-1970 vehicles, Trade Village, best Dressed competition. Aircraft Fly-ins (subject to operational conditions) (Parking in The Heights for those not in a vehicle registered before 1970).

Event website

18 May
Historics: Classic Car Auction

Historics auction at its base at the Mercedes-Benz World, Surrey.

Event website

25-27 May
Enfield Pageant of Motoring

Large open air classic car show in north London with plenty of family-friendly attractions.

Event website

25-26 May
La Vie en Bleu (incorporating La Vita Rosso)

This miniature Goodwood Revival will not only celebrate French classics but also Italian cars. Held at Prescott Speed Hill Climb, Cheltenham, home of the Bugatti Owners' Club, it's an event not to be missed.

Event website

25-26 May
Land Rover Legends

Now in its second year, this event for Land Rover connoisseurs, collectors, preservationists, restorers and enthusiasts will pay tribute to the iconic marque at Bicester Heritage.

This year, it will mark the 30th anniversary of the Discovery - the vehicle launched in 1989 that arguably saved the company - and the 25th birthday of the second-generation Range Rover, the P38A.

Event website

25 May
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.

Auction website

25 May
RM Sotheby's: Villa Erba

Held every two years since 2011, RM Sotheby's exclusive Villa Erba sale takes place along the shores of Lake Como, Italy, just one hour north of Milan. Held in partnership with the revered Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, lots include some significant blue-chip vehicles.

Event website

25 May
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

26-27 May
Motorsport at the Palace

Historic motorsport fans flock to London’s Crystal Palace to enjoy a feast of classic racing over two days.

Event website

31 May - 2 June
Greenwich Concours d'Elegance

Listed in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Greenwich is unique, in that it is actually two concours, back-to-back. Saturday's Concours Americana is exclusively for American makes, while Sunday's Concours International is exclusively for imported marques.

Event website

31 May - 2 June
Vintage Nostalgia Festival

Held at Stockton Park, Stockton, Wiltshire, the Vintage Nostalgia festival focuses on the past and offers visitors live music, vintage trade stands, classic, vintage car display, hot rods, automotive memorabilia, antiques, kitchenalia, traditional crafts and various period exhibits from the turn of century through to the 1980s.

Event website

 

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