Events from 23rd July 2017:

Watch this space for news of major upcoming national and international classic car events in the next month. Look ahead further in Events 2017. Please email the Webmaster with other events which you'd like to publicise. For a comprehensive view of UK events view UK Classic and Vintage Car Shows.

Silverstone Classic and Club AGM, Friday 28th to Sunday 30th July.

The 289 Register gathers for 20th Anniversary track laps on the 28th, the club AGM on the 29th, all day club chat, and tea and coffee. Photo shows our newsletter editor, Phil Riley, with the Chairman's Cup he was awarded last year.

Croft Nostalgia Festival, Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th August. This event, now in its eighth year, is acknowledged as one of the best events in the north of England, with a mix of exhilarating motor sport, military vehicle displays with living history encampments, classic vehicles from the 1930s to the 1970s and barnstorming flying displays from period aircraft.

Daimler Dart SP 250

Goodwood Classic Car Sunday, Sunday 6th August. Celebrating the heyday of motoring, Classic Car Sunday will welcome cars of all types, shapes and speeds, as long as they were built before 1978. We aim to fill the motor circuit with tax-exempt cars and bikes just a few weeks before the Revival gets underway. Check the website for the entry procedure.

Cranleigh Classic Car Show and Autojumble, Sunday 13th August. The 2017 Cranleigh Lions Classic Car Show & Autojumble will again be at the Cranleigh Showground. There will be a 289 Register presence, please contact Peter Coombes. Photo shows Nigel Pittard's FIA car at Cranleigh 2016.

Monterey Car Week, Friday 11th to Sunday 20th August. More of a holiday than just a single event, including the Quail Motorsports Gathering and Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, connoisseurs and enthusiasts from around the world converge on the Californian Monterey Peninsula to celebrate the ultimate in automotive design, engineering and camaraderie among fellow aficionados.

Rest and be Thankful Hill Climb, Sunday 27th August. The Cobra Drivers Club are extremely proud to announce the fifth annual event starting at the Deanston Distillery, tackling the restored Rest and Be Thankful speed hill climb course, and finishing at Inverary Castle. This event is open to all owners of original, continuation and recreation Cobra 260, 289, 427 and Daytona Coupe, Sunbeam Tiger 260, 289 & Le Mans, Mustang 289, 350 and 500 and all models of the GT40 & Ford GT. See last year's album.

Motorsport at the Palace, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August. Crystal Palace is one of the oldest motor sport venues in the world. From when it staged its first motor race, back in 1899, right up until the circuit closed in 1972, Crystal Palace really was "London's Own Circuit". The line-up of motorsport has a diverse range of cars spanning one hundred years of motoring, with around 75 cars running each day. Around 35-45 clubs will display their cars alongside the trader village. Parking on site, rail station nearby.