Timetable of Events

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09:00
  1. Classic Car Auctions - Viewing & Sale
    Classic Car Auctions
    480 mins
    • Auction

    Viewing from 9am

    Live Auction from 10.30

    Purchase your catalogue to gain entry for two people

09:30
  1. Introduction to Sporting Bears Dream Rides
    Sporting Bears Dream Rides Garage
    15 mins
    • Driving Experience
  2. Combustion Engine Basics
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed look at a cut-away single cylinder JAP engine - head removed, side valves explained, magneto flywheel, principles of induction, timing side cover removed, timing pinions, bob weight governo ...
10:00
  1. 2/4 Stroke Engine Cycles
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    The differences between 2 stroke and 4 stroke operating cycles – comparison between four stroke and two stroke single cylinder JAP and Villiers engines and MG Magnette 4 stroke overhead valve engine.
  2. Welcome to Practical Classics Classic World
    Classic World: Live Stage
    15 mins
10:15
  1. Interview with Classic Car Auctions
    Classic World: Live Stage
    15 mins
    • Interview
    • Auction
10:30
  1. Steering Systems
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    Comparison of steering mechanisms – straight worm, rack and pinion and the Marles design which will be dismantled with rebuilding principles.
  2. Lead Loading
    The Workshop
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Skills/Trainng
    Favoured by high end coach builders and car manufacturers on cars such as Rolls Royce, Jaguar and Ferrari for many years, Leadloading is somewhat of a "dark art".  In this ever popular session the tea ...
  3. Interview with 'Master Mechanic' Ant Anstead
    Classic World: Live Stage
    30 mins
    • Celebrities
    • Interview
11:00
  1. Rear Axle Description
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed examination of a Fiat Topolino cut-away rear axle – principles of operation, the need for a differential, drive transmitted via half shafts and drum brakes.
  2. Work in Progress with Practical Classics
    Classic World: Work in Progress
    30 mins
    • Restoration
11:30
  1. Combustion Engine Basics
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed look at a cut-away single cylinder JAP engine - head removed, side valves explained, magneto flywheel, principles of induction, timing side cover removed, timing pinions, bob weight governo ...
  2. Expert Panel - Your Restoration Questions Answered
    Classic World: Live Stage
    30 mins
    • Restoration
12:00
  1. 2/4 Stroke Engine Cycles
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    The differences between 2 stroke and 4 stroke operating cycles – comparison between four stroke and two stroke single cylinder JAP and Villiers engines and MG Magnette 4 stroke overhead valve engine.
  2. Panel Making
    The Workshop
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Skills/Trainng
    The "wheeling machine" or "English wheel" is having a resurgence in interest within classic car circles everywhere. In this session basic panel fabrication techniques using the wheel are demonstrated. ...
  3. Interview with 'Car SOS' Fuzz Townshend
    Classic World: Live Stage
    30 mins
    • Celebrities
    • Interview
12:30
  1. Steering Systems
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    Comparison of steering mechanisms – straight worm, rack and pinion and the Marles design which will be dismantled with rebuilding principles.
  2. Barn Finds Revisted - Meet the Owners
    Classic World: Barn Finds Revisited
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Interview
    • Barn Find
13:00
  1. Rear Axle Description
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed examination of a Fiat Topolino cut-away rear axle – principles of operation, the need for a differential, drive transmitted via half shafts and drum brakes.
  2. Q&A with Fuzz Townshend
    The Workshop
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Celebrities
    • Interview
  3. Interview with Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Marc 'Elvis' Priestley
    Classic World: Live Stage
    45 mins
    • Celebrities
    • Interview
13:30
  1. Combustion Engine Basics
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed look at a cut-away single cylinder JAP engine - head removed, side valves explained, magneto flywheel, principles of induction, timing side cover removed, timing pinions, bob weight governo ...
13:45
  1. Practical Classics Restorer of the Year Award Presentation
    Practical Classics Restorer of the Year Display
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Competition / Awards
  2. Practical Classics Staff Car Sagas
    Classic World: Staff Car Sagas
    30 mins
    • Restoration
14:00
  1. 2/4 Stroke Engine Cycles
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    The differences between 2 stroke and 4 stroke operating cycles – comparison between four stroke and two stroke single cylinder JAP and Villiers engines and MG Magnette 4 stroke overhead valve engine.
  2. Paint Polishing
    The Workshop
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Skills/Trainng
    We all want the best finish possible on our classics and in this session the team will talk about and demonstrate the techniques used when polishing a fresh paint job on a car and also how to remove d ...
14:10
  1. Carole Nash Barn Find Award Presentation
    Carole Nash Barn Find Display
    20 mins
    • Competition / Awards
    • Barn Find
14:15
  1. Paddock Speed Shop with Motul
    Classic World: Live Stage
    15 mins
    • Restoration
    • Interview
14:30
  1. Steering Systems
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    Comparison of steering mechanisms – straight worm, rack and pinion and the Marles design which will be dismantled with rebuilding principles.
  2. Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership Winners Presentation
    Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership Display
    30 mins
    • Competition / Awards
  3. Barn Finds Revisted - Meet the Owners
    Classic World: Barn Finds Revisited
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Interview
    • Barn Find
14:45
  1. Q&A with Ant Anstead
    The Workshop
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Celebrities
    • Interview
15:00
  1. Rear Axle Description
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed examination of a Fiat Topolino cut-away rear axle – principles of operation, the need for a differential, drive transmitted via half shafts and drum brakes.
  2. Work in Progress with Practical Classics
    Classic World: Work in Progress
    30 mins
    • Restoration
15:30
  1. Combustion Engine Basics
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    A detailed look at a cut-away single cylinder JAP engine - head removed, side valves explained, magneto flywheel, principles of induction, timing side cover removed, timing pinions, bob weight governo ...
  2. Lead Loading
    The Workshop
    30 mins
    • Restoration
    • Skills/Trainng
    Favoured by high end coach builders and car manufacturers on cars such as Rolls Royce, Jaguar and Ferrari for many years, Leadloading is somewhat of a "dark art".  In this ever popular session the tea ...
  3. Panel - Celebrity Q&A Session
    Classic World: Live Stage
    30 mins
    • Celebrities
    • Interview
16:00
  1. 2/4 Stroke Engine Cycles
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    The differences between 2 stroke and 4 stroke operating cycles – comparison between four stroke and two stroke single cylinder JAP and Villiers engines and MG Magnette 4 stroke overhead valve engine.
16:30
  1. Steering Systems
    Federation Skills Zone
    30 mins
    • Skills/Trainng
    Comparison of steering mechanisms – straight worm, rack and pinion and the Marles design which will be dismantled with rebuilding principles.

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