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Practical Classics. Classic Car & Restoration Show NEC Birmingham
Calendar: Events Calendar
Mar 27th, 2021
*The times shown may change, depending on DST settings
Online Edition.

Welcome to the Online Edition of Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show. As we can't be together as planned in the great halls of the NEC we will be bringing you a fantastic line up of content from our clubs, traders and partners so you get to immerse yourself in restoration activity from your own home!

The Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show Online will bring you all your favourite elements of the show with expert advice, fantastic cars and good old fashioned friendly fun.

We look forward to welcoming you on Saturday 27 March 2021.

9.00am Welcome to the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show Online Edition
Practical Classics editor Danny Hopkins gives an outline of the day's content

9.15am Charity Projects Update - VW Camper and Reliant Rebel
The PC team give an update on their charity projects

9.30am Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership
Your first look at the Spring finalists with voting opening. Entries now being accepted.

10am How to buy a classic car?
From the big search, to getting it home, every step of buying a classic car examined. Includes pitfalls, tips and guidance.

10.30am Carole Nash Barn Finds - Lockdown Discoveries
We share your discoveries, the barn finds unearthed during the lockdowns over the past year

11am Resurrecting a Barn Find
From filth to first MoT… Getting a car back from the brink

11.30am Clubs Update - Lockdown Projects #1
The classic car clubs share updates on their members' project cars that have been restored during lockdown

12pm Exhibitor Updates and Offers
Updates from the show exhibitors with show exclusive offers for you to take advantage of

12:15pm Practical Classics Checks in - Live Update
PC Editor Danny Hopkins checks in on the show so far and reminds you what's to come in the afternoon

12.30pm How to make the perfect cup of workshop tea
The PC team explain how to make the best brew in your shed, garage or workshop

1pm Practical Classics Restorer of the Year
PC Editor Danny Hopkins reveals the winners of the PC Restorer of the Year competition

1.30pm The Workshop - Welding Masterclass
Gilbert Michaelson's Mike Coman demonstrates how to weld a patch into your bodywork

2pm Classic Car Auctions - How a virtual sale works
We take you behind the scenes to explain how the virtual classic car auction works

2.30pm Clubs Update - Lockdown Projects #2
The classic car clubs share updates on their members' project cars that have been restored during lockdown

3pm Practical Classics Projects Latest
Second oldest Marina gets ready for paint and Matt’s Austin Seven is reday to start for the first time

3.15pm Resto Show Remembered
A brief look back at the past eight years of the Practical Classics Classic Cars & Restoration Show

3.30pm Basic Engine Servicing Tips
Skill Shack's Ed Hughes gives you helpful advice for home servicing your vehicle

4pm Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs Update and Fuels Issues
The FBHVC shares exciting news as well as giving an update on the fuel issue facing classic cars

4.30pm National Car Club Awards - Special Judges' Choice
Our panel of judges present chosen car clubs and individuals with unique awards to mark a unique time

5pm The Big Finish - See you in 2022!
PC Editor Danny Hopkins reveals the winner of the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership and rounds off the day

entered 18/03/21

Nigel Ayling
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