Carole Nash
Content Writer
Published: 19th September 2017

The large community surrounding classic cars means there’s always something going on – so whether you’re in the market for new parts, going for a spin or just want to watch some vintage vehicles in action, take a look at April’s events to find something happening near you.


April 23rd

Manx Classic – Douglas, Glen Helen and Ramsey, Isle of Man

One sprint, two hills, and three great days of motorsport! The Isle of Man’s premier classic car event begins with the Governor’s Sprint and finishes on April 25th with the Lhergy Frissell Hillclimb.



April 25th

IncarNation Brighton – Madeira Drive, Brighton

Come and enjoy the fifth instalment in Ace Café London’s annual celebration of classics, hot rods and supercars on Brighton’s famous Madeira Drive. Featuring stands, displays and live entertainment, this is the perfect excuse to take an early Spring visit to the seaside.


Pirelli Historic Rally – Carlisle City Centre to Kielder Castle

Beginning outside Carlisle’s Old Town Hall, this event – this year attracting 80 crews – passes through Kielder Forest on its way to the 18th-century Kielder Castle for a thrilling and scenic rally through the North of England.

April 26th

Drive It Day – UK-wide

Classic car enthusiasts can’t miss the annual Drive It Day, organised by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs and with events held locally up and down the country. Drive It Day encourages owners of all historic vehicles to take them out for a spin and shake the dust off the paintwork.


Notable local gatherings include Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey; the MINI plant in Oxford; Scarborough in East Yorkshire and Mitton Hall in Lancashire, but there are many more – check the websites and newsletters of your local enthusiasts’ clubs for details!