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RetroMobile 2020 – Five of the Best

It’s rare in this saturated world of supercars on every corner that something makes you stop, look and listen. Retromobile 2020 made that happen more times than we can count. There truly was something for everyone, covering all price points. The diversity of the show truly is something to behold. There is no ego attached […]

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Brackley Classic Car Show

Perhaps it’s the endless repeats on TV or maybe it simply was the frustration of being at home but there was an itch that needed to be scratched. Car & Classic decided to check online listings for classic car events in the limbo-period in-between Christmas and New Year. Luckily, there was. Taking advantage of the […]

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Stony Stratford New Year’s Day Meet

Stony Stratford is a picturesque town near Milton Keynes which holds a classic car show in June of every year, known as the ‘Classic Stony’. The organisers close off the main high street, car parks and market square to display hundreds of classic cars and bikes. As a bonus, this generous exercise is repeated every […]

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It’s Oh So Retro! – Show Report

Potentially closing a year of an excellent caliber of outdoor classic and retro car shows, the uncompromising weather almost ended the Oh So Retro with a soggy… erm, climax. Event organiser Lee Collier has built up a successful following guided by social media, effective branding and good old hard work. Oh So Retro’s following did […]

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Retro Rides Gathering 2019 – The Home of the Eclectic

Could the long-running Retro Rides Gathering be classified as the benchmark to rate all modified classic car shows? Perhaps. If the criteria is to present an unpretentious yet slightly ramshackle but always inclusive and social event. The event is effortlessly cool because of this. So, is it the cars or the venue that makes Gathering […]

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Radwood – A Return to the ‘80s

The 1980’s. Always seemingly more glamorous in America where the eternal sunshine, time machines, fingerless gloves, and Susanna Hoffs allowed us to escape and dream of an aspirational future. The bleak reality of the period is more aligned to overcast skies, Metal Mickey, mittens and Su Pollard. However, our friends across the pond offered us […]

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Festival of the Unexceptional 2019

On paper, the Festival of the Unexceptional may seem like the antithesis of Goodwood, but it retains the same element of civility, passion and sheer delight, albeit on a much more humble scale. The event now in its fifth year was held at Claydon Estate in Buckinghamshire, having outgrown the previous Stowe venue. The focus […]

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The Bristol Classic Car Show

The Bristol Classic Car Show is recognised as the UK’s longest running event of its kind. It has been a fixture in the classic car calendar since 1979, therefore making the event older than some of the cars on display. The show is actually held some 20 miles south of Bristol, deep in rural Mendip […]

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Something for the Weekend – London Motor Show 2019

The London Motor Show (or, to give it its full and grand title, ‘The Leasing.com London Motor and Tech Show’) is possibly not the show you’d expect. Certain events with such grand titles position themselves at the very zenith of the automotive zeitgeist, showcasing a combination of the zingy and the zany to satiate the […]