Event: Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show
Date: 11.11.2016 – 13.11.2016
Location: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham (Directions)
Admission*: £48.50 Family, £28.00 Adult, £13.50 Child (Under 5’s go free)
Website: Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show
*Ticket prices vary depending on which day you visit, please click here for further details.
The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show is one of the biggest classic car shows of the year, with 270 car clubs attending and over 2,500 cars and motorcycles on display this year it was event not to be missed. There were plenty of things to see, do and buy across the five giant halls of the NEC which you can enjoy across three days.
As ever there was an extensive Autojumble and auctions held by Silverstone Auctions for visitors wanting to purchase anything from memorabilia to celebrity cars. The Resto Theatre had live bodywork restoration demonstrations and The Sporting Bears Motor Club were back again to offer Dream Rides to raise money for local charities. The Live Stage this year was host to Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Edd China, Building Cars Live’s Ant Anstead and Car SOS’s Fuzz Townshend as well as the Practical Classics Practical Challenge.
There were many stalls to visit and projects to support throughout the show, but one in particular caught my eye… the Dadandlad team are hoping to to gain enough votes for LEGO to produce a Land Rover kit. You can follow their progress on their Lego Landrover Facebook page and vote for them on the LEGO Ideas website.
The NEC has plenty of facilities including restaurants, cash machines and free WiFi to keep you refreshed and entertained during your visit. Don’t miss the the full report in Classic Car Weekly and come along to the show next year!
P.S. I must give a mention to the following shows that I simply didn’t have the time to blog about due to wedding preparations and family events taking up all of my spare time; Prestatyn Classic Car Show, Classic & Performance Car Spectacular, Cholmondeley Power and Speed, Passion For Power, Ormskirk MotorFest, The Manchester Classic Car Show, Castle Combe Autumn Classic and the VSCC Lakeland Trial, they’re all great events and hopefully next year I’ll get the chance to write about them properly!