The British Motor Museum has announced its most ambitious schedule for 2023 featuring 38 motoring shows including several new events! With popularity and demand at an all time high, this is the Museum's busiest schedule to date. The Museum is also freezing ticket prices at 2022 rates representing exceptional value for visitors.
The first event of the year will be a Museum Late evening tour of the Collections
Centre on Tuesday 10 January followed by the annual Historic Rally Car Register
“Open Day” on Saturday 14 January. The first Gaydon Gathering of the season takes
place on 11 April. This free event which takes place on the first Tuesday of each
month, has proved very popular with hundreds of vehicles turning up to enjoy an
informal evening. Other dates for the Gaydon Gathering throughout the year include 9
May, 13 June, 11 July, 8 August, 12 September and 10 October.
A selection of new events and shows will bring even more variety in 2023. These include
Vaux ALL on 13 May, the Saab International weekend on 5 & 6 August, the National
Street Van Association Nationals on 13 August and the Italian Wheels Day on 16
Events marking a special anniversary take centre stage and tickets for these are
available now. First is the Gaydon Land Rover Show on 7 - 8 May which will
celebrate the 75 th anniversary of Land Rover. A special one-off show to mark the MG
Centenary will take place on 27 May. The BMC & Leyland Show on 9 July will be
celebrating two landmark anniversaries of British motoring; 50 years of the Austin
Allegro and 40 years of the Austin Maestro.
Tickets for the much loved classics are on sale now too; the National Metro & Mini
Show on 4 June, Classic & Vintage Commercial Show on 10-11 June, Wythall
BusFest at Gaydon on 1 July, Old Ford Rally on 23 July, Rootes Heritage Day on
23 July and Retro Truck Show on 9 – 10 September.
Tom Caren, Show Manager at the British Motor Museum, said “We’re really looking
forward to 2023 with an action-packed schedule that is sure to delight show-goers and
visitors. As well as our much-loved and popular shows, we also look forward to hosting
some brand new shows and welcoming visitors who might not have been to the British
Motor Museum before”.
Popular shows returning for 2023 include Tucked featuring modified rides, classics, and
supercars on 2 April. Museum on the Move, a special Members only event, returns on
21 April and will showcase a selection of cars from the collection with the opportunity for
Members to ride in them. The Ultimate BMW Meet will be back on 30 April after a
bumper first year which featured over 850 cars. Looking ahead to the summer, the
Banbury Run returns on 18 June with Ford Nationals on 25 June and a Big MINI
Show for BMW Minis on 30 July. These are followed by Jaguars at Gaydon on 2
September and the TR Register International Meeting on 3 September.
Tickets are now on sale for exhibitors and visitors to book for the anniversary events and
much loved classics. For the best rates, book in advance. For more information
about the Museum’s events please click here.