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Practical Classics World brings together four key ingredients of owning a classic vehicle, from driving it to restoring it, taking you on the full journey through the below.

Your Shout Stage

Your Shout Stage is dedicated to answering any issues, concerns or queries you have regarding all things restoration - from buying to selling, planning to restoring, maintaining to mechanics and more! 

The stage brings together a host of the UK's best restorers and master mechanics to discuss the hot topics for classic car enthusiasts.

Previous conversations have covered restoration vs preservation, MOT Exemptions and electrification, plus much more!

View the full timetable

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The PC Workshop

Visit the Practical Classics Workshop to experience a live restoration project underway! This year, to celebrate ten years of the show, Practical Classics editor, Matt Tomkins will be taking on the challenge of restoring his 1968 Mini MkII Countryman, which was last on the road in 1977 and has been a barn find until now.  

Matt’s goal is to have the Mini as a painted shell by the show, so he can fit it out during the weekend with the help of the PC team and a few special guests! 

You can find out if the team get anywhere near their ambition by coming to see their work in progress at the Practical Classics Workshop. 

PC Greatest Hits

The PC team is bringing a selection of the best restorations that have featured in the magazine for you to enjoy all over again as they present PC’s Greatest Hits.

Find out what has happened to the vehicles beyond the restoration with updates from the owners: 

  • Clive Moss’ Opel Manta B 6-cylinder / 2021 Winner / A three-year labour of love, Clive transformed his Opel Manta with meticulous bodywork and a powerful 3.0 6-cylinder engine.
  • Steve Brown’s 1980 Land Rover Series 3 / 2023 Winner / In eight years, Steve turned a dilapidated Landy into a flawless masterpiece, both inside and out.
  • Gerry Lloyd’s Rover 75 Coupé / 2019 Winner / Inspired by the 75 Coupe concept, Gerry meticulously crafted his own version from an MG ZT, dedicating 2500 hours to the project.

PC Staff Car Sagas

Every month the Practical Classics team let you into their garages to share in the trials and tribulations of classic car ownership with their ‘Staff Car Sagas’. Now you can see these vehicles up close in the Practical Classics World.


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