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British Motor Museum Announces Over 30 Motoring Shows & Events

The British Motor Museum has announced a schedule of over 30 motoring shows including several new events for this year. This is a sizable increase on previous years and is testament to the popularity and demand for events at the Museum.

On January 18 the Museum will host Museum Late - ‘Factor Us In’, an exclusive opportunity to delve into the history of the West Midlands motor industry and meet the fantastic team behind the insightful 'Factor Us In' Exhibition.

Following on from the success of the first event, the Quiz Night returns for a second time on February 08. Led by special guest, Danny Hopkins of Practical Classics, teams of up to six can compete and enjoy a fun night out while testing their motoring knowledge.

 The 2020 free evening ‘Gaydon Gatherings’ proved very popular with hundreds of vehicles turning up on the second Tuesday of every month, so these events will return from April 12 in the same format as a fun, free and informal evening gathering for motoring enthusiasts and all vehicle makes and models.  

New for this year is a special Members only event, which will take place on April 29. ‘Museum on the Move’ will showcase a selection of cars from the collection with the opportunity for Members to ride in them. Also new for the year is an “Austin Seven  Centenary Exhibition,” opening in June, it will replace the ‘Factor Us In’ Exhibition which ends in May.

Meanwhile, the Museum will welcome back many of its key shows in 2022 including the Gaydon Land Rover Show on May 7-8, National Metro & Mini Show on  June 05 and Classic & Vintage Commercial Show on June 11-12.

Other shows include the new Ultimate BMW Car Meet on  April 10, the new Indoor Doll and Teddy Fair on May 15, the return of the indoor UK Slot Car Festival on May 28-29 and a new Wythall Buses Fest on July 03.  The Electric Vehicles Festival returns on July 03, and the BMC & Leyland Show on July 10 followed by the Old Ford Rally celebrating 35 years of the Capri 280 and a new Rootes Heritage Day on July 17.

A new Big MINI Show for BMW Minis will take place on the July 24 and the 999 Emergency Services Show on August 13-14. On Saturday September 03 Jaguars at Gaydon will celebrate the Swallow Sidecars Centenary.

The Retro Truck Show returns on September  11-12 and on September 25 MGB will celebrate their 60th Anniversary event. The last two shows of the year include the indoor Large Model Aircraft show on October 23 and Great British Model Railway Show on October 29-30.