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2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the UK Government’s advice following the Covid-19 pandemic, people must assume that the following events, at least for the next few weeks, have been cancelled. We will update these pages when we have more information. Where we have received notification that an event has definitely been cancelled, or has been rescheduled for later in the year, we have stated this at the beginning of the entry:

JULY 24-26

The 27th Bridlington American Rod and Custom Show & Gala: To be held at Sewerby Cricket Club, Sewerby, Bridlington. East Yorkshire, YO15 1EW. Hosted by Yorkshire American Car Club [ YANCS ] est 1982. Exhibitor camping from Friday noon till late.Lazy day Saturday: catch the land train in to town or walk down the cliff top to go to the market or go on a boat cruise around the bay. At 5pm will be our cruise through the town to south shore and back. Then at 7.30 to 8pm it’s party time in the marque till late. No bar, so bring your own. Sunday is show day only, 10am to 4.30pm. For anymore info please get in touch on e/m yancs1@yahoo.co.uk  f/b Jackie walker yorkshire american car club or tel.  01709 542555 mob 07787 915081.

JULY 26

8th annual Shaftesbury carnival classic car and bike show: Barton Hill Recreation Ground, Shaftesbury SP7 8QA. 10am to 3pm. Entry £5 per vehicle, £3 per bike. Open to all types of classic vehicles. Refreshments, side stalls and much more. Many trophies for different classes. All proceeds to our chosen local charities. For more information or to book in advance please contact Rich or Tracy by calling 07711 045120 or emailing enquiries@shaftesburycarnival.co.uk

JULY 30-AUGUST 2

27th Mopar Euro Nationals: Santa Pod, Northants. The Ultimate American Muscle Car show with RWYB, burnout competition, huge show ‘n’ shine, muscle car cruise, Motorsport UK Pro Modified and live music. www.MoparNats.co.uk

AUGUST 2

AACUKK No Name show: Show ‘n’ Shine Sunday. Venue Stoke Prior Sports & Social Club, Nr Bromsgrove B60 4AL. Camping from July 31. Contact Richard 0121 779 2562. email richard_miller235@hotmail.com

Haynes Breakfast Club: Future Classic Meet for cars built from 1980 onwards including contemporary sports and supercars. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicle owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

13th Lytham Hall Classic Car & Motorcycle Show: Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 4JX. Classic cars and motorcycles plus club displays at Georgian Grade I listed Lytham Hall and park. Adult £7.50, child £2.50, 10am-4pm. www.markwoodwardclassicevents.com

AUGUST 7-9

NSRA Hot Rod Supernationals: Old Warden Park Bedfordshire. 30th anniversary event. www.nsra.org.uk/nsra-hot-rod-supernationals

AUGUST 9

Haynes Breakfast Club: Classics, Vintage and Veteran vehicles, produced before 1980. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicle owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

AUGUST 15-16

(NEW DATE) National Hot Rod ’20: Custom American and Car Show. East of England Arena, Peterborough PE2 6SH. Trade and show entry now open. Live music weekend, including live band stage from 11am. www.hotrodandcustomshow.co.uk

CANCELLED: Passion for Power Classic Motor Show: Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN (sat nav WA16 6SG). www.tattonpassionforpower.com

AUGUST 16

CANCELLED: ‘Normous Newark Autojumble: The Showground, Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts NG24 2NY. www.newarkautojumble.co.uk Trade enquiries: 01507 529430 or email exhibitions@mortons.co.uk

Classic Car Show: American classic car show spanning six decades. Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk  IP14 6AT. Tickets: www.stonhambarns.co.uk/whats-on Contact: 01449 711111. Email: events@stonhambarns.co.uk

‘The American RoadShow’: Big trucks, classic cars and Harleys too! Great day out for the whole family. The British Commercial Vehicle Museum, King Street, Leyland, Lancashire PR25 2LE. Call 01772 451011 or visit www.britishcommercialvehiclemuseum.com

AUGUST 28-30

Knuckle Busters at the Barns: Knuckle Busters Car Club in association with Stonham Barns. Featuring hot rods, classic and American cars and bikes. Top rockabilly bands, show ‘n’ shine trophies, hot rod movies, weekend camping. Tickets in advance or on the gate, trader and autojumble pitches available. Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk IP14 6AT. For more information call 01449 711111, email events@stonhambarns.co.uk or visit www.stonhambarns.co.uk

AUGUST 30

22nd Ripon Classic Car & Bike Show & Autojumble: Ripon Racecourse, Boroughbridge Road, Ripon HG4 1UG. Classic cars, club stands, large autojumble and more. Adult £7.50, child £2.50, 10am-4pm. www.markwoodwardclassicevents.com

SEPTEMBER 4-5

Americana: Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY. Celebrating the very best of American culture in the UK.
www.americana-international.info

SEPTEMBER 6

Haynes Breakfast Club: Future Classic Meet for cars built from 1980 onwards including contemporary sports and supercars. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicle owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

Stratford Autojumble: Stratford Racecourse, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9SE. www.stratfordautojumble.co.uk

Classic Cars & Country Market: Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston PR5 0SH. Classic cars, club stands, bikes, classic commercials, autojumble and trade stands. Adult £7.50, child £2.50, 10am-4pm. www.markwoodwardclassicevents.com

SEPTEMBER 10-13

European Finals: Santa Pod, Northants. Santa Pod’s most prestigious drag racing event features more than 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph top fuel dragsters, 200mph drag bikes and more than 20 supporting classes. See Europe’s elite do battle on the quarter-mile in a bid to be crowned 2020 European Champion. A full schedule of family-style entertainment is lined up away from the track with the Live Action Arena show featuring Monster Truck and stunt displays. The Friday Nitro Session provides a rare opportunity to witness drag racing at dusk and header flames galore with a grand finale of Jet Cars and fireworks. www.santapod.com

SEPTEMBER 12-13

The Charity Classic Car Extravaganza: Isle of Wight, held to raise funds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. All enquiries to 0208 439 7871.

SEPTEMBER 13

VHRA Swap Meet: In association with the Ford Model A and Early Ford V8 Clubs. Hot rod, early Ford and vintage American. 9am to 2pm. The Camp, Wood Lane, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire PE26 2XB.

AACUK Autumn Nationals Show 
‘n’ Shine Sunday: Birch Coppice Sports & Social Club, near Tamworth B78 1SY. Camping from September 11. Contact Richard 0121 779 2562.
email richard_miller235@hotmail.com

Kent’s Classic Cars Show: Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX. www.kentsclassiccarsshow.co.uk With autojumble. 10am-4pm. Public admission £3, with parking and refreshments available. Contact Geoff Martin 01732 840787.

Haynes Breakfast Club: Classics, Vintage and Veteran vehicles, produced before 1980. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicle owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

SEPTEMBER 18-20

Hot Rod Drags: Santa Pod, Northants. Now celebrating the 32nd annual Original Hot Rod Drags, supported by the NSRA. It’s a hot rod show at the race track!
 The usual, ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ formula with Pre-’73 RWYB, invited race classes, fireworks, live music and much more. 
www.HotRodDrags.com

SEPTEMBER 20

‘Normous Newark Autojumble: The Showground, Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts NG24 2NY. www.newarkautojumble.co.uk Trade enquiries: 01507 529430 or email exhibitions@mortons.co.uk

SEPTEMBER 27
Ameri-CAR-na: Horsham, West Sussex. 10am to 5pm. American cars and bikes, food and drink, market, music, outdoors, park events, pop, rock, specialist or themed markets, theatre, town events take over the town of Horsham for a day! Website: www.horshamamericarna.show Tel. 01403 215 279 
e-mail: events@horsham.gov.uk

American Car Show: Knuckle Busters Car Club in association with Stonham Barns. Rock ‘n’ roll bands and DJs, trade and club stands, autojumble, food and drink, Saturday overnight camping. Tickets in advance or on the gate, trader and autojumble pitches available. Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk IP14 6AT. For more information call 01449 711111, email events@stonhambarns.co.uk or visit www.stonhambarns.co.uk

The P-15 Picnic: The British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 OBJ. The UK’s only meet for 1946-1948 Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto and Chrysler Cars. ‘Guest’ classics rods, customs and works-in-progress are also welcome.
Make a weekend of it, and join us on Saturday for the pre-picnic meet, drinks, dinner and overnight stay at a local hotel. Contact us for details.
Cruise to the museum departs 10am Sunday.
Call Dean on 07802 355025 or email Robin@RockTheJoint.com for info.

OCTOBER 4

Haynes Breakfast Club: Future Classic Meet for cars built from 1980 onwards including contemporary sports and supercars. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicle owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

Newbury 4×4 & Vintage Spares Day: Newbury Showground, Chieveley, Berkshire RG18 9QZ. Land Rover and vintage autojumble, more than 800 plots. Outdoor plots from £30, lots of drive-in 6m x 5m indoors from £40. Admission £7, 15 years and under free. 10am-2pm. Online advance tickets available: visit www.4x4sparesday.co.uk

OCTOBER 11

Haynes Breakfast Club: Classics, Vintage and Veteran vehicles, produced before 1980. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicle owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

OCTOBER 25

‘Normous Newark Autojumble: The Showground, Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts NG24 2NY. www.newarkautojumble.co.uk Trade enquiries: 01507 529430 or email exhibitions@mortons.co.uk

Malvern 4×4 & Vintage Spares Day: Wye Halls, Three Counties Showground, Malvern WR13 6NW. Land Rover and vintage autojumble plus parts from all eras. Lots of drive-in indoor 6m x 5m plots from £35, outdoors from £30 plus Series One classic Land Rover display. Admission £7, 9am-1.30pm. www.4x4sparesday.co.uk

NOVEMBER 1

Haynes Breakfast Club: Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Open to all marques. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicles owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

NOVEMBER 7-8

CANCELLED: The 20th Classic Vehicle Restoration Show: Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN. www.bristolclassiccarshows.com

NOVEMBER 12-16

Rhythm Riot!: Camber Sands, Sussex TN31 7RL. Join a huge international crowd for four action-packed days and nights of 1950s music, dancing and vintage lifestyle. The world’s best bands and DJs play in three venues, with music and dancing until the early hours. The weekend includes a spectacular classic car cruise, vintage clothing mall, burlesque shows, vintage style hair and beauty parlour, rockin’ barber, tattoo studio, indoor rockin’ & retro flea market, Rhythm Riot TV, and lots more… including a free 1956 shuttle bus service. Full details and online booking at www.RhythmRiot.com or call 020 8566 5226 for information, bookings and flyers.

DECEMBER 6

Haynes Breakfast Club: Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7LH. Open to all marques. Monthly event which is free to attend and an opportunity for vehicles owners to enjoy breakfast at the museum cafe and show off their prized possessions at the front of the prestigious museum. 8.30am-12pm.

‘Normous Newark Autojumble: The Showground, Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts NG24 2NY. www.newarkautojumble.co.uk Trade enquiries: 01507 529430 or email exhibitions@mortons.co.uk

CRUISES

BEDFORDSHIRE – Breakfast Club, Shuttleworth Restaurant, The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP. From 10.30am onwards.

BIRMINGHAM – AAC-UK (American Auto Club UK). Two meetings a month in Birmingham, new members are very welcome.North Birmingham, Second Wednesday of the month from 8pm. The Towers Inn, B42 1EY. Large car park and beer garden, A34 Walsall Road, junction 7, M6. Contact Andy 0121 358 0186 (daytime). South Birmingham, last Wednesday of the month from 8.00pm. The Wharf Inn, B94 6QT, large car park and beer garden, A3400 Hockley Heath, junction 4, M42. Contact Chris 0121 608 2779.

DEVON – Devon Cruisers Custom, Classic and American meet at 2pm on the third Sunday of the month from April to September at various locations. Please see us on Facebook for further details or phone: 07856 557982.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE – COFFEE & CLASSICS. The Classic Motor Hub, Old Walls, Ablington, Bibury, GL75NX. Email: Info@classicmotorhub.com or phone: 01242 384092.

HERTFORDSHIRE – THE THREE HORSESHOES! Hooks Cross, Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire SG14 3RY. Third Wednesday of the month, from 7.30pm onwards.

KILBEGGAN, IRELAND – Midland American Auto Club, Ireland. The club meets every
Thursday evening from 7.30pm in Kilbeggan all year round. More information/contact: 
www.MAAC-Ireland.com, info@MAAC-Ireland.com and Facebook, or Joe on 00 353 87 238 8400.

LINCOLNSHIRE – A.A.C.U.K. Monthly meet in South Lincolnshire. Third Wednesday of every month, from 6.30pm. Venue: The Ship Inn, Northgate, Pinchbeck, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 3SE. All American and American-derived vehicles and enthusiasts welcome. Good reasonably priced food and drinks available.

LONDON – DETONATORS CAR CLUB. Breakfast Meet. Last Sunday of the month from 8.30 till 11am. Oxleas Wood Cafe, Crown Woods Lane, Shooters Hill, London, SE18 3JA.  (Langley Gifford 07913 348950) detonatorscc.co.uk

LONDON – ALL AMERICAN CRUISE MEETS. Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. See more: www.acecafe.com Each meet is 4pm-8pm on Saturdays.   

MANCHESTER – NORTHERN CAR CRUISERS. Meet at The Moss Vale, Lostock Rd, Urmston, Manchester, M41 0TA. Every first Monday of the month from 7pm. All American vehicles, British, and European classic cars and bikes welcome. Contact Les Golden on the Northern Car Cruisers Facebook page for more info.

MANCHESTER – A.A.C.N.W. Meet first Sunday of every month at the Veterans Garage, Barton Aerodrome, Liverpool Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 7SA. Junction 11 off the M60 from 9.30am. Contact Val or Bert Kendall 0161 865 7684.

SOUTHAM, WARWICKSHIRE – The Butty Run. This is a breakfast meet that takes place on the first Sunday of each month, from 9am until noon at the Long Itchington Diner, Southam Road, Long
Itchington, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 9QZ. Website: www.butty-run.com and Facebook:www.facebook.com/ButtyRun/. We run all year round and very occasionally switch weekends, either if the diner isn’t open or to avoid clashing with big hot rod shows. Anything and everything is pretty much welcome, although the main focus is on hot rods and American cars.

WILTSHIRE – The Milk Churn, Commerce Way, Melksham, SN12 6AD. All American vehicles welcome, the second Sunday of the month, 12pm to 3pm. For details, evening only, call Simon 07809 396822 or John 07980 434503.

WORCESTER –  A.A.C.U.K. Third Wednesday every month from 8pm at the Timberdine WR5 3HP. On the A38 just on the city limits. Huge car park, Harvester Restaurant. Everyone welcome. Contact Mel on 01905 351955.