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Top 10 UK Car Shows & Events in 2022

Plan your 2022 with our guide to the top 10 car shows in the UK.

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  1. Mini Fair

    Where: Bingley Hall, Staffordshire County Showground
    When: 30th January 2022
    How much: from £12
    Find out more at Mini Fair

    Mini Fair is one of the most well established and well-organised National Mini Events of the year, with something for every enthusiast. It has use of the best showground facilities in the country for staging our event (whatever the weather!!). With excellent indoor facilities including 200 seater restaurant and bars. Two levels of exhibition space, the main hall and two side halls with over 6,000sq metres, tarmac roadways with ample free parking. Along with easy access from the M6.

  2. Le French Fest

    Where: Santa Pod Raceway, Northamptonshire
    When: 27th March 2022
    How much: from £17.10
    Find out more at Le French Fest at Santa Pod

    Le French Fest is a celebration of automobiles originating from just across the channel. The French manufacturers offer something for everyone from your first car up to complete family wagon and as the event’s at Santa Pod, it would be remiss of us to ignore power and performance. Peugeot have good pedigree in the rallying world; as well as the various 2CV championships, Citroen have entries in both rally and circuit racing and of course who can forget that the multi-championship winning Renault F1 Team. Whether you’re looking to put pedal to the metal on track or park and pose in the show paddock, if French cars take your fancy, there’s guaranteed to be something for you!

  3. Salon Privé London

    Where: Santa Pod Raceway, Northamptonshire
    When: 21st – 23rd April 2022
    How much: from £50
    Find out more at Salon Privé London

    Introducing Salon Privé London: The Luxury Car Event at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

    For three days only, the chance to be part of the world of luxury cars—historic and modern—and to enjoy the exciting lifestyle that goes with this exclusive set.

    Carefully curated on the lawn will be a ‘concours’ of 60 rare historic automobiles. Everything from stately Rolls-Royces from the 20s to iconic racing Ferraris of the 50s. Early Bentleys to early supercars. A collection of the most collectable motoring marques in a unique display of power and passion.

  4. Donington Historic Festival

    Where: Castle Donington, Derby
    When: 30th April – 1st May 2022
    How much: from £21
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    The Donington Historic Festival is held at Donington Circuit, the perfect venue for a series of hard-fought races you can imagine. It features a series of races comprising of classic racing cars driven by drivers who appear to have forgotten just how valuable some of the machines are.

    Whether you’re a long-time enthusiast or have never seen a historic racing car in action before, you’ll find plenty to entertain you at the Donington Historic Festival. The event is firmly established as a major fixture on the international historic racing calendar. It attracts thousands of spectators, hundreds of world-class historic racing cars and huge numbers of classic car club displays.

  5. BHP Performance Show

    When: 2nd May 2022
    How much: from £15
    Find out more at BHP Performance Show

    Now in its 13th year, the show features performance and modified cars, classic to supercars, live demonstrations, 9 hours of track action, car club areas, children’s entertainment, food village, show cars and trade stands.

    Without doubt the highlights of the event are the hours of live action. A variety of motorsport and performance demonstrations are featured including Race cars from BTCC – Rallycross – Track racing – Sprint Championships – Oval racing plus much more, you can even take your car on track in the public track time. All this making it a fun day for all the family.

    With an all day Live Action Arena and family entertainment area, this event has something for every member of the family. We will also have a ‘chill zone’ for those who wish to bring the smaller members of the family and take a break from all the action and entertainment, this zone will feature a food village, Entertainment for the kids like face painting, bouncy castles and much more.

    BHP Performance Show, the Biggest Car Show in the South East.

  6. Retro Rides Weekender

    Where: Goodwood Motor Circuit
    When: 21st – 22nd May 2022
    How much: from £30
    Get Tickets at Retro Rides Weekender Tickets

    Bringing unique curated car displays, track action on the Saturday and Sunday, a huge variety of retro cars on display all over the site on both days and Sunday’s new track parade should be something to behold. Throw in some camping good times, good food, traders, cool people and you’re on for another awesome weekend of laid back Retro Rides action.

  7. Supercar Fest: The Runway

    Where: Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton
    When: 28th – 29th May 2022
    How much: from £25
    Get tickets at Supercar Fest: The Runway

    After the huge success of Supercar Fest the Runway in 2021 it’s back in 2022 with an even bigger and better event across 2 days!

    Expect more supercars, more action, improved viewing areas, big screens and some incredible exhibitor stands. And due to popular demand the First Point Hypercar Zone will expand to 50+ hypercars rarely seen on the road!​

    Once again our Runway event will see the supercars go head to head where the speed trap will record their speeds which will be shown on the new giant screen next to the start line and the new 3 tier viewing platform. One will be released and then seconds later the ‘chaser’ will try and catch the lead car as they make a long right hand turn onto the 1km runway. Expect some high speed action as the owners show the crowds what their supercars can really do!

  8. Players Classic

    Where: Goodwood Motor Circuit
    When: 18th – 19th June 2022
    How much: from £20
    Find out more at Players Classic

    Save the date, as Players Classic will once again return to the prestigious Goodwood Motor Circuit.
    Showcasing some of the best and most diverse car builds from The UK and Europe, this show’s variety is possibly unparalleled in ‘the scene’. A blend of modified modern classics, hot rods, circuit monsters, drift cars and everything in-between. Every scene and automotive sub-culture are not just represented but integrated into a melting pot of curated metal.

  9. The Classic American’s Stars & Stripes Car Show

    Where: Tatton Park, Knutsford
    When: 2nd – 3rd July 2022
    How much: from £11
    Get tickets at The Classic American’s Stars & Stripes Car Show

    The Classic American Stars & Stripes car show has a superb lineup of acts in store for you at Tatton Park, pulling out all the stops to bring you the best entertainers for a fun-filled weekend. From custom hot rods to pumped-up pick-ups and even a variety of US motorcycles, the US-style extravaganza features American dream machines and many more. There are more than 2500 vehicles from across the pond to browse and admire, with huge saloons of the 1930s to the latter-day cars of pure muscle… Stars & Stripes really does have it all.

  10. Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

    Where: National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
    When: 6th – 7th August 2022
    How much: from £20
    Find out more at Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

    Join us for one of the biggest Supercar events on the South Coast. It is a must for all supercar enthusiasts, providing an opportunity to get almost close enough to touch these impressive motors!

    A must-see highlight for all event goers is the demonstration runs. See incredible machines put through their paces along Beaulieu’s Chestnut Avenue as drivers test their supercars acceleration and breaking.

  11. Salon Privé

    Where: Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
    When: 31st August – 4th September 2022
    How much: TBC
    Find out more at Salon Privé

    An essential diary date for every car lover! Salon Privé is an unmissable opportunity to see the most extravagant and spectacular cars on the planet. Get closer than ever before to the world’s greatest automotive marques such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Koenigsegg, Lamborghini, Maserati, McLaren, Noble, Pagani, Rimac, Rolls-Royce, Zenvo and many others.

For more car shows, check out the events page.

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