British Motor Museums
British Motor Museums
Sunday 28th April – UK “Drive it Day” – Major venues participating in this Day event include Bicester Heritage, National Motor Museum, British Motor Museum, Brooklands Museum, Lakeland Motor Museum as well as many Marque and Regional Motor Clubs. It’s the day to get your Classic car, bus or truck on the road for all to see!
11th & 12th May. Land Rover fans are in for a treat when the British Motor Museum hosts its popular and successful ‘Gaydon Land Rover Show’ on the. In its fifth year, the dedicated weekend show will showcase a huge selection of models from 1948 to the present day. On the Sunday, the Ferguson 4 Wheel Drive Club will be displaying a range of cars with Ferguson technology. www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events or call 01926 641188
Saturday 11th May – Guildford Chassis Plant Open Day. Dennis and Plaxton trucks and buses chassis factory is open from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Free entry and Vintage vehicle rides. Dennis has been on the Guildford scene for 120 years. Location is Dennis Way, Slyfield Industrial Estate, Guildford, GU1 1AF.
25th & 26th May Land Rover Legends is a Land Rover event like no other, celebrating everything special about the Land Rover brand, both past and present. Held at Bicester Heritage the 50th anniversary of the entry into service of the Series IIa SAS Pink Panther will be commemorated with what is expected to be the largest-ever gathering of these fascinating vehicles, supported by examples of the Series I and later 110 SAS vehicles. www.landroverlegends.com
Sunday, June 9th sees Luton transformed into a classic ‘Motor City’ at Vauxhall’s Heritage Centre in Park Street, Luton, LU1 3HG. Their Annual Open Day joins with the Luton Festival of Transport., Admission is free, as well as the Collection vehicles, a variety of Vauxhall clubs will be displaying their members’ cars and vans. There will also be a chance for kids to try their hand at being a racing star in a video-equipped BTCC Vectra, a full line-up of Vauxhall’s modern vehicle range, and memorabilia.. Then, a five-minute coach ride (with free fare) will take people to Luton Festival of Transport in Luton’s Stockwood Park.. http://www.cvpg.net/luton-festival-of-transport/
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June .Two great shows rolled into one as the ‘Classic and Vintage Commercial Show’ and ‘Classic Van and.Pick Up Show’ are to be incorporated into one show at the British Motor Museum. www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events or call 01926 641188
Sunday June 23rd Beaulieu's Simply Land Rover will return on, celebrating 30 years of the Land Rover Discovery From the minimalist Discovery Series I of 1989 to the latest high-tech versions, all five generations of Discovery are invited to park up in a display area set aside in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. More than 400 Land Rovers of every variety are expected to join the display. see www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/simply-land-rover
Saturday 24th August – Gloucester goes Retro. The City of Gloucester has four historic streets in the City Centre and on this day some 200 Classic cars are on show. Each street features an era of time, 1900 – 1949; 1950’s; 1960’s; 1970’s up to modern times. Vehicles may be driven into the City Centre to be displayed, entry is free but you must have an authorised application. These can be obtained from Councillor Colin Organ firstname.lastname@example.org
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