February 19, 2020

2020 UK Car Show Calendar

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From little-known owner’s club events to the glamorous Goodwood Festival of Speed, the UK is full of meets and car shows throughout the year. Whether you’re an avid classic car enthusiast, or you’re looking for somewhere to show off your hard work at a UK modified car show, we’ve got details on all the best car shows in the UK. Read on for the only UK car show calendar you need in 2020.

Best Car Shows UK

Discover the nation’s best car shows you must visit this year, with our UK car show calendar.


16th – Dubfreeze 2020, Staffordshire County Showground

Featured event: 20-23rdLondon Classic Car Show 2020

Venue: Olympia London

What is it: One of the most highly anticipated events of the year for classic car lovers, in 2020 Olympia London will host the 6th annual London Classic Car Show. Visitors can expect to see more than 500 cars, including some of the world’s finest classic cars available to purchase. Cars at the show will include Sir Sterling Moss’ Maserati 250F and Adrian Newey’s Lotus 49.


8thUltimate Dubs UK 2020, Telford International Centre

29th – Featured event: The Fast Show 2020

Venue: Santa Pod Raceway

What is it: The first performance car and modified car show of the year, The Fast Show 2020 hosts the elite in modified hot-hatches, retro classics, and supercars. The event includes thrilling track events, top DJ sets, and fun fare rides galore. Watch skilled biker Lee Bowers perform incredible tricks, and cars in daredevil stunt displays in the Live Action Arena.


Featured event: 4th – Spring Action Day

Venue: Castle Combe Circuit

What is it: Performance car fans will be in petrol head heaven at the Castle Combe Spring Action Day. The event offers thrilling track time, drift demonstrations, club displays and a show and shine competition. Bring your own performance cars along as well as enjoy the chance to drool over some incredible specimens at the show.

5thSimply Aston Martin 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

19thElsecar at the Races 2020, Doncaster Racecourse

19thSimply Audi 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

25thPure Ford, Castle Combe Circuit


2nd-3rd 2020 BHP Performance Show, Lydden Hill Race Circuit

Featured Event: 3rdJapfest Silverstone 2020

Venue: Silverstone Circuit

What is it: No list of the best car shows in the UK would be complete without paying homage to Japanese imports and Classic Japanese cars. Celebrating all that Japan has brought to the world of automotives, this event is Europe’s biggest Japanese car show. Watch incredible drift demonstrations and plenty more track action, and browse a collection of more than 4,000 Japanese cars on display.

3rdSimply Ford 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

10thBritish Mini Day 2020, Himley Hall

30th-31stModified Nationals 2020, Peterborough Showground


6thJDMCombe, Castle Combe Circuit

7thFittedUK 2020, Event City Trafford Centre Manchester

7thSimply Porsche 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

14thMini Cooper Register Rally 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

19-21stPlayers Classic 2020, Goodwood Motor Circuit

20thSimply VW 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Featured Event: 21stHot Rod and Custom Drive-In Day 2020

Venue: Beaulieu National Motor Museum

What is it: Hosted on Father’s Day 2020, this Hot Rod and Custom event is the perfect occasion to browse some of the most popular dream cars. There will be a variety of American classics on display, including Mustangs and Camaros, and visitors are invited to bring along their own hot rod, custom, American, custom bike or pre-1980 classic cars for display. There will be plenty of live entertainment and a range of prizes up for grabs for best-dressed guests and various best car categories.

21stNational Metro & Mini Show 2020, British Motor Museum

27thMini and VW Bus Meet 2020, Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club

27thPerformance German Day 2020, Castle Combe Circuit

28thBroke Boys at the Farm 4, Warwickshire Event Centre

28thSimply Jaguar 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum


5thGravity Show 2020, Stoneleigh Park

Featured event: 9-12thGoodwood Festival of Speed

Venue: Goodwood Motor Circuit

What is it: If you go to just one car event this year, there’s a good chance it’s going to be this one. The highly-esteemed Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the most prestigious events of its kind, and sees the very best in car thrills. From Lewis Hamilton’s infamous donuts to the Bugatti Chiron debut, this festival has been leaving spectators gobsmacked for years.

12thLondon Cartel International Auto Show 2020, Crystal Palace Park

12thSimply Land Rover 1010, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

18thJapfest Donington 2020, Donington Park Circuit

Featured event: 17-19thF1 2020 British Grand Prix

Venue: Silverstone Circuit

What is it: This Northamptonshire venue has been hosting the British Grand Prix since 1948. Anyone with an interest in Formula 1 should see the home event at least once in their life, and experience the thrill of the race on one of the most iconic and technically challenging tracks. Silverstone is notorious for being one of the wettest tracks too, which always makes for an exciting race.

19thStance Fever – The Show 2020, Cressing Temple Barns

19thTrax Donington, Donington Park Circuit

24-26thC4R-FEST, Bolesworth Castle

25-26thKMS Motorshow 2020, Quex Park

25thSummer Action Festival 2020, Castle Combe Circuit

26thKulturschock Car Show 2020, Gateshead International Stadium

26thSimply Japanese 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum


7-9thUSC 2020, Official Santa Pod Raceway

Featured event: 8-9thBeaulieu Supercar Weekend 2020

Venue: Beaulieu National Motor Museum

What is it: Supercar enthusiasts will relish in the wealth of incredible cars on show at this annual event. Hear growling engines and watch as the cars unleash their horsepower and show what they’re capable of in the demonstrations. This family-friendly event sees some fantastic display cars including prestige and hypercar vehicles.

14-16thVW T Chill 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

15thThe Ultimate Show 2020, Exhibition Centre Liverpool

16thJapanese Performance Show 2020, Stoneleigh Park

Featured event: 20-23rdThe British Motor Show 2020

Venue: Farnborough International Exhibition Centre

What is it: The annual British Motor Show is a fantastic event for fans of impressive cars and bikes, who want to see more of what they can do. Watch stunt shows and product demonstrations, browse stunning classic cars, find out the latest news from car manufacturers, and have a go on the driving simulators.

23rdSimply Mercedes 2020, Beaulieu National Motor Museum

28-30th C4R-FEST, Laverstoke Park Farm

29-30thDriffield Car Craze 2020, Driffield Showground


5thForge Action Day 2020, Castle Combe Circuit

Featured event: 11-13thGoodwood Revival 2020

Venue: Goodwood Motor Circuit

What is it: This one of a kind event showcases the very best of racing from days gone by. Expect to see gorgeous vintage cars, period dress, war time music and 1940s era décor. This year, Goodwood Revival will commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE day with a grid walk, aircraft display, dancing, and a good old fashioned street party.

11-13thBusfest, Three Counties Showground

12thMini Action Day 2020, Castle Combe Circuit

20th Mini Fest at Stanford Hall 2020, Stanford Hall


4thTrax Silverstone 2020, Silverstone Circuit

10thAction Day Finale 2020, Castle Combe CircuitIf you’ll be attending an event this year and are considering putting your own car on display, get in touch with us here at Keith Michaels to discuss your insurance. We offer show car and low mileage discounts, so if your car only leaves the garage a few times a year, we will find the insurance you really need at the fairest price.