Classic and Vintage Car Shows in Essex

classiccarsmallThis is one of our most popular listings on Essex Days Out and we’re building up the 2018 dates.

If you’re running a classic/vintage car or related event, use our Add an Event page to get it listed (there’s no charge!). Let us know if you are happy to put your contact details on the listing, as we get lots of people with classic and vintage cars asking us if they can bring their car along.

And if you are an owner, why not pop along to the monthly Coffee and Cars at the Museum of Power meetups, one Sunday morning each month?

March

Coalhouse Fort Open Day + classic motor cycle and vehicle day
Coalhouse Fort Project, East Tilbury RM18 8PB
Sunday 25th March 2018
Part of the monthly open day for the under restoration 19th century coast fort.
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April

Transportfest Show
Museum of Power, Langford Road, nr Maldon
Easter Sunday 1st April 2018
“All forms of pre 1985 transport. Live music, craft stalls, Entry to museum included Largest Steam Engine in Essex & other historic machines on steam.”
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May

Classic Car Show and Autojumble
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, 5 Maltings Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7RF
Sunday 13th May 2018, 10am – 5pm
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Olde Tyme Rally Show
Museum of Power, Langford Road, nr Maldon
Sunday 20th May 2018
Classic Cars, Stalls, Live Music, miniature steam train, model village, Marshall the Lilleshall pumping engine will be running.
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Transport Extravaganza
East Anglian Railway Museum, Chappel nr Colchester
Sunday 27th May 2018 and BH Monday 28th May
“Soak up the atmosphere and feast your eyes on some great classic cars, vintage motorbikes and modern head turners, we have over one hundred and fifty classic vehicles at this great family day out.”
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June

41st Aldham Old Time Rally
Chalkney Meadows, White Colne, CO6 2PP
Saturday 9th June 2018 and Sunday 10th June 2018
“Steam engines, stationary engines, tractors, military, commercials, classic cards and motorbikes, horticultural, ring parades, craft tents, stalls, fun fair, beer tent and refreshment.”
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Japanese Auto Matsuri Show
Museum of Power, Langford Road, nr Maldon
Sunday 10th June 2018
Exhibition of classic Japanese cars and bikes, crafts and themed food stalls, entertainment and music.
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Essex Vee Dubbers Volkswagen Weekend
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, 5 Maltings Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7RF
Saturday 16th June 2018 and Sunday 17th June 2018, 9am – 5pm
More details when available.
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Classic Cars for Father’s Day
Audley End House and Gardens, Saffron Walden
Sunday 17th June 2018, 11am to 5pm
“Rev your engines this Father’s Day and treat Dad to a charming collection of classic cars on display at Audley End.”
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Fathers Day Motorfest and Family fun day
Barleylands, Billericay CM11 2UD
Sunday 17th June 2018
“Around every corner Father’s Day goers can expect to find those little unexpected touches that truly make it a special day out. Dads go free when booked online.”
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Little Waltham Classic Car Display and Open Gardens in aid of Farleigh Hospice
Little Waltham village
Sunday 24th June 2018
“Not only will you be in the company of all types of really interesting classic and veteran cars, but you will have the opportunity to visit some beautiful gardens in our lovely village. ”
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July

Classic Motorcycle Show and Bikejumble
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, 5 Maltings Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7RF
Sunday 1st July 2018, 10am – 5pm
A large display of classic motorcycles, displays, plus a large autojumble, refereshments, music and more.
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Desert Boots & Parkas ScooterFest 2018
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, 5 Maltings Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7RF
Sunday 14th July 2018, 10am – 11pm
“A new event to Battlesbridge, a new event for Essex! What a chance to get together with other scooter riders and passengers to enjoy the fun and comradery this event will bring.”
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Marks Hall Garden and Country Show
Marks Hall, Coggeshall CO6 1TG
Saturday 21st July 2018 and Sunday 22nd July 2018
Country show with birds of prey, heavy horses, stalls, and 100 classic cars.
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Wings & Wheels Family Festival 2018
Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster
Sunday 22nd July 2018
100s of classic and interesting cars & bikes on display, military vehicles, aircraft, and much more.
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Ingatestone Hall Classic Car Show
Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone
Sunday 29th July 2018, 10am to 5pm
“Alongside the array of classic cars, buses and more on display there will be refreshments, stalls and a raffle. Supporting Farligh Hospice Charity.”
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Coalhouse Fort Open Day + Classic Vehicle Day
Coalhouse Fort Project, East Tilbury RM18 8PB
Sunday 29th July 2018
Part of the monthly open day for the under restoration 19th century coast fort.
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August

Bikemeet Show
Museum of Power, Langford Road nr Maldon
Sunday 5th August 2018
Classic Motorcycle show with stalls and entertainment
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Classic Ford Car Show and Autojumble
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, 5 Maltings Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7RF
Sunday 12th August 2018, 10am – 5pm
More details when available.
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Classic and Vintage Car Show
Hedingham Castle
Sunday 19th August 2018, 10am to 5pm
“A great day out in the company of an array of interesting, beautiful and sometimes strange vehicles! Food stalls and Bar, the Castle is open and the grounds are a wonderful place to picnic!”
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Classic VW Show & Vintage Fair
Museum of Power, Langford Road, nr Maldon
Sunday 19th August 2018
Classic VW Beetles & Campervans. Stalls, Music
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Colne Valley Bus & Commercial Vehicle Rally
Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham
Sunday 26th August 2018.
“Heritage and Modern buses will be on display. Trains of all ages also feature.”
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September

Frankie’s Classic car & Bike Fest with vintage market
Ford Motor Company, Dunton Technical Centre, SS15 6EE
Sunday 2nd September 2018
“Discover collectable classic cars and bikes while enjoying a vintage market and live performances on our Frankie Stage!”
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American Car Show
Museum of Power, Langford Road, nr Maldon
Sunday 2nd September 2018
American & Custom vehicles, Stalls, Music
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Classic Car Show
Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens, 43 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE
Sunday 2nd September 2017, 11am to 4pm
Over 100-150 Classic Cars and Classic Race Cars and much more.
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Classic & Vintage Day Out
High House, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1RJ
Saturday 15th September 2018
“Vintage Cars, Classic Motor Bikes, Vintage Prams, Swing Jive Demo’s, 50’s Strolling Demo’s, Stalls with a difference, all set in the grounds of Grade II listed house & Royal Opera House. ”
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Essex Classic Vehicle Show
Castle Park, Colchester
Sunday 16th September 2018
“In addition to the estimated 200 vehicles that will be coming to the park, there is a schedule of arena entertainment including vehicle shows and demonstrations.”
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32nd Grand Motorbilia Day
Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, 5 Maltings Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7RF
Sunday 30th September 2018, 10am – 5pm
“Public admission £7 accompanied under 16’s free. Super Saver up to four adults in a car £20 plus £5 for each additional passenger”
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October

Coalhouse Fort Open Day + Classic Vehicle and Static Engine Day
Coalhouse Fort Project, East Tilbury RM18 8PB
Sunday 28th October 2018
Part of the monthly open day for the under restoration 19th century coast fort.
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