The Show

The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, brings together a heady mix of inspirational restoration advice, hands-on demonstrations and must-have products to create Spring's Best Classic Car Show in the UK. Be it individuals restoring a classic in their garage, those looking for classic vehicle services or simply anyone who loves classic cars, this is the show for them. It's the friendly classic car show that brings all types of enthusiasts together. 

Our Audience

2019 saw 28,500+ visitors of which:

  • 95% Male and average 52 years old
  • 72% ABC1
  • Have an average household income of £47,000
  • 64% are members of a classic vehicle club
  • 79% go to events or show their cars at events
  • Spend 11 hours per week working on their cars in the summer and 8 house per week in the winter
  • Own 2 cars - one of which is a project car
  • 80% state they will visit the show again

We also target enthusiasts who have the means to employ professional restorers and high net worth owners of private collections.

Who Exhibits

The show is a great platform for businesses from across the country and further to come together in one place and have face-to-face contact with their direct audience.

Those specialist traders and autojumblers that attend in March provide products and services ranging from collectable items and everyday essential components, every restorer needs for their latest project. 

Exhibitors include:

Activity & Leisure Sector Organisers

Books, Art, Memorabilia and Models Retailers

Car Restoration and Preparation Companies

Engine Builders and Coach Builders

Hand Build/Labour Intensive Sector

Car Event and Series Organisers

Car Manufacturers

Support Equipment and Personal Accessories

General Services - Insurance, Media, Travel


Club Associations

Vehicle Accessories and Consumables Retailers

Volume Components, Engineering and Manufacture

Workshop and Storage Products

Classic Car Dealer

Why Exhibit?

Regardless of company size, face-to-face marketing is the most powerful way to collect qualified leads, drive sales and build relationships with new and existing customers. In an increasingly competitive market, exhibitions allow companies to mark themselves ahead of their competition through a highly personal approach. 

Have something new and exciting to offer? Then get in touch! The show will provide you with the perfect opportunity to meet face to face with your current customers and give you exposure to thousands of new ones.

Exhibiting Options

Dealer Hall - carpeted and space

Restoration Hall - space only

Premium Hall - part shell scheme and space only

Sponsorship Opportunities

A variety of bespoke packages are available for your brand to maximise your presence at the show.

Sponsorship provides the opportunity of having a stand-out presence in the pre-show marketing campaign as well as high visibility across the weekend. As a sponsor, you have the chance to align your brand as a leading name and engage with our audience, build brand awareness and develop your sales, marketing and database.


See Current Sponsors

Make an enquiry

If you're interested in exhibiting at Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, or looking to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please complete our contact form and a member of the team will be in touch.