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Car Shows and Motoring Events in 2024

Published 8 December 2023

 

Whether you want classic cars or supercars, motorbikes or motorsport, there’s a motor show here for every enthusiast.

 

Summary of Car Shows and Events for 2024

  1. London Classic Car Show | 10th Anniversary Show – details coming soon
  2. Geneva International Motor Show| 26th February – 3rd March 2024, Geneva
  3. Salon Privé London  | 18th April – 20th April 2024, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London
  4. Donington Historic Festival | 4th – 5th May 2024, Castle Donington
  5. Masters Historic Festival | 25th – 26th May 2024,  Brands Hatch
  6. Nostalgia Nationals | 4th May – 6th May 2024, Santa Pod Raceway
  7. Isle of Man TT | 27th May to 8 June 2024, Isle of Man
  8. Le Mans 24 Hour Race | 12th June to 16 June 2024, Circuit de la Sarthe, France
  9. Formula 1 British Grand Prix | 4th July to 7th July 2024, Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire
  10. Goodwood Festival of Speed | 11th July to 14th July 2024, Goodwood House, Chichester
  11. The British Motor Show | 15th August – 18th August 2024, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough
  12. Carfest |  23rd August – 25th August 2024, Laverstock Farm, Hampshire
  13. Silverstone Festival, 23rd August – 25th August 2024, Silverstone, Northamptonshire
  14. Goodwood Revival  | 6th September – 8th September 2024, Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester
  15. IAA – International Motor Show | September 2024 – dates to be confirmed, Hanover, Germany
  16. Fully Charged LIVE  |  11th October – 13th October 2024, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough
  17. Japan Mobility Show | Late Oct – Early November 2024 details to be confirmed, Tokyo, Japan
  18. NEC Classic Motor Show | 8th November – 10th November 2024, NEC, Birmingham
  19. Motorcycle Live | 16th – 24th November 2024,  NEC, Birmingham.

 

London Classic Car Show

When: details coming soon

Where: details coming soon

Currently expected to take place in early or late Summer.

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Geneva International Motor Show

When: 26th February – 3rd March 2024

Where: Geneva

Annually, Geneva hosts a grand automotive spectacle, providing a prestigious platform for industry leaders to showcase their cutting-edge innovations and position their brands at the vanguard of change. Palexpo, the venue for this automotive extravaganza, stands adjacent to Geneva Airport and within a convenient 15-minute commute from the city centre. Its strategic location makes it easily accessible from major European cities, with a flight time of just an hour or less. Additionally, Palexpo boasts seamless road and rail connections to neighbouring countries like France, Italy, and Germany, making it a hub for global mobility.

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Salon Privé London

When: 18th – 20th April 2024

Where: Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

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.

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Donington Historic Festival

When: 4th – 5th May 2024

Where: Donington Park, Derby

Cars spanning a century of history will be seen, with everything from pioneering machinery from the pre-war period to sports cars and touring cars from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s.

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Masters Historic Festival

When: 25th – 26th May 2024

Where: Brands Hatch, Kent

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Nostalgia Nationals

When: 4th May – 6th May 2024

Where: Santa Pod Raceway, Bedfordshire

The 28th annual Nostalgia Nationals, supported by the NSRA. Pre-’73 RWYB for Hot Rods, Kustoms and Street Machines alongside traditional front-engine Dragsters, Competition Altereds and early Doorslammer race cars. Live entertainment, trade stands and ‘power parking’ show area.

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Isle of Man TT

When: 27th May to 8 June 2024

Where: Isle of Mann

Every May and June the Isle of Man, the tiny country between England and Ireland, turns into motorcycle nirvana as the world’s greatest road racers gather to test themselves against the incredible ‘Mountain Course’ – a 37.73 mile beast of a course carved out of the island’s public roads.

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Le Mans 24 Hour Race

When: 12th June to 16 June 2024

Where: Circuit de la Sarthe, France

The 2022 Le Mans race will be the 90th running of the world’s most famous endurance race, held in La Sarthe on the legendary circuit. It’s the pinnacle of sports car racing featuring the best cars and famous drivers over a gruelling 24 hours. The race begins at 3 pm on the Saturday and ends at the same time on the Sunday. Watch from the grandstand for a thrilling motorsport experience.

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Formula 1 British Grand Prix

When: 4th July to 7th July 2024

Where: Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire

Watch the British Grand Prix in person as the Formula One season comes to Silverstone racetrack. The three-day weekend event is a celebration of motorsport, with some of the best cars and drivers out on the track. There’s a range of ticket packages available, from grabbing a seat in the grandstands to exclusive access into the T1 Enclosure area.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed

When: 11th July to 14th July 2024

Where: Goodwood House, Chichester

The Festival of Speed calls itself the largest and most famous of all the car shows in the calendar. Held over a long summer weekend at Goodwood Estate in Chichester, the Festival is an extravaganza to celebrate motorsport, from Edwardian classic cars right through to cutting edge supercars and F1 models. Enjoy the famous Hillclimb and supercar run for your dose of speed and check out the FOS Future Lab for a look into the future of motoring.

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The British Motor Show

When: 15th August – 18th August 2024

Where: Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough

The British Motor Show combines past, present and future into 4 days’ worth of car content. Fantastic driving experiences, amazing stunt shows & live arena displays. Test drives, supercar experiences and rides for kids & adults. Hundreds of new, classic, modified, motorsport & supercars on display.  Marketplace sellers, the latest car tech, merchandise & gifts

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Carfest

When: 23rd August – 25th August 2024

Where: Hampshire

This all-encompassing car show is the brainchild of Chris Evans and now has two locations for 2022 – North in Cheshire and South in Hampshire. It’s a true car festival, with car exhibits and races alongside live music stages, food and drink venues and funfair rides. New for this year, Retro CarFest celebrates classic and iconic cars in a truly ‘retro’ setting with a roller disco, vinyl fair and performances from some of the finest tribute bands money can buy. All the proceeds go to UK Children’s charities too.

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Silverstone Festival

When: 23rd August – 25th August 2024

Where: Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Historic motorsport, music, family fun and amazing food all in one weekend over the August bank holiday. Off-track highlights returning in 2024 include the event’s Foodie Fest with chef demos, high energy stunt shows in the Shift & Drift Zone, a host of funfair rides and live music on all three evenings.

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Goodwood Revival

When: 6th September – 8th September 2024

Where: Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester

The Goodwood Revival is a three-day festival held each September at Goodwood Circuit since 1998 for the types of racing cars and motorcycles that would have competed during the circuit’s original period—1948–1966.

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IAA – International Motor Show or International Mobility Show

When: September 2024 – dates to be confirmed

Where: Munich, Germany

The autumn event sees many carmakers showing their new designs and models to the world.

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Fully Charged LIVE

When: 11th October – 13th October 2024

Where: Farnborough International

Electric vehicle and home energy show.

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Japan Mobility Show (formerly Tokyo Motor Show)

When: Late Oct – Early November 2024 details to be confirmed

Where: Tokyo Big Sight exhibition centre

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NEC Classic Motor Show

When: 8th November – 10th November 2024

Where: NEC, Birmingham

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show brings together a great array of classic car and motorcycle clubs along with their iconic classic and vintage cars and motorbikes, is an event not to be missed. It’s not just about the classics on display, as well as admiring these amazing vehicles, you can shop in the autojumble, or source parts from specialist traders.

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Motorcycle Live

When: 16th – 24th November 2024,

Where: NEC, Birmingham

Hop on two wheels for the UK’s largest motorbike show at the NEC Birmingham. See incredible motorbike displays and speak to manufacturers about all your questions. You can also sit on the bikes and try out the best accessories and merchandise. There are live events including stunt displays, a wheel challenge, show of strength and Question of Bikes quiz.

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