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What’s On at The British Motor Show

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When?

17-20 August 2023

Where?

Farnborough

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What’s on

The Live Stage

The Live Stage returns in the Main Hall for 2023!

Join Car S.O.S hosts Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend for a turbo-charged day packed full to the brim with all things automotive. Featuring celebrity guests from across TV and motorsport, exclusive Car S.O.S stories and owner interviews, record breaker sessions, giveaways (all to be revealed…) and much, much more.

The cinch Live Arena

Hosted by motoring legend Mike Brewer, the cinch Live Arena will deliver a fast paced mixture of thrills and entertainment as well as supercar, classic and new car parades. 

Paul Swift’s team will wow the crowds with an all new stunt show including something very special at the end of every day, plus another special Guinness world record attempt.

The IMI Tech Theatre

Our IMI Tech Theatre is the place where you can learn about the latest automotive technology and will educate and inform .

Our ten minute power sessions delivered throughout the weekend are designed to cut through the jargon and explain the topics in simple, easy to understand terms. Find out everything you need to know about EV ownership, the latest in car tech, gadgets and more

The Latest Cars

Our new car halls focus on showcasing the latest cars. With manufacturers and suppliers on hand to answer all the questions you might have about your next purchase or the newest cars on sale. Featuring the latest cars on display for you to get up close and personal.

The Premier GT Supercar Paddock

The Premier GT Supercar Paddock was a huge draw in 2022. In partnership with the UK’s most respected supercar specialists Premier GT It’s where you will find a collection of super-rare and super-expensive supercars.  You will get the chance to get up close to cars that they may well never have seen in the flesh, with an additional group of cars making a lot of noise in our cinch Live Arena. 

Sporting Bears Dream Rides

The Sporting Bears are our official charity partner again in 2023. The group of classic and supercar owners with big hearts helped us raise over £45k in 2022 and will be back at the show with their amazing collection of vehicles, offering passenger rides in supercars, classics & modified cars, with all proceeds going to charity. 

Meet the celebs

Join our host of celebrities from the motoring world and beyond including Tim Shaw & Fuzz Townshend from CAR SOS, Mr Wheeler Dealer himself Mike Brewer, motoring expert Mike Rutherford and stars from the world of motorsport and TV.

The Caterham Experience

Caterham’s Pro-Drifting Team will be putting on some serious sideways action. You’ll be strapped into a specially converted Taxi while skilled drivers negotiate a course designed to get the car sliding. The drift taxi can be booked on the day at the show.

Loads of stuff for the kids

The show isn’t just for adults of course, we have absolutely loads to keep the kids busy all day too, including the cinch Family Zone, rides, giant Scalextrics, under 17 driving, model building, painting, celebrities and supercars. This will be a day for the whole family!

The Motorsport Hall & Arena

The Motorsport  & Modified Hall and Arena were one of the most popular parts of the show in 2022. Back for 2023, we’ll be bringing an eclectic mix of motorsport vehicles, modified cars, extreme Hypercars and Supercars, along with  some of the biggest social media names in the industry in the petrolheadonism zone! 

Under 17 Driving

We are excited to welcome back young drivers to the show in 2023, offering driving lessons for under 17’s.

You’ll be able to get your kids behind the wheel for a 15-minute driving experience in a manual car fitted with dual controls and with a fully qualified driving instructor.

They’ll get to practice steering, reversing parking and even a bit of slalom, what child doesn’t want to drive a real car!

The EV Zone

Our EV Zone will feature a collection of all the latest Electric cars in one place, helping you explore the vehicles and talk to our independent experts about the latest EV technology.  Thinking of going electric? The EV Zone will feature expert session on the IMI Tech Theatre, and a variety of companies and owners to hand, all ready to answer your questions and help you understand what car is right for you.

Classic car clubs & Owners Enclosure

Introducing classic motoring to the masses. Our Owners club zone and Owners enclosure, features an amazing collection of classic, unusual and rare cars on show together. Only the best cars will be chosen for the owners enclosure, designed to reflect a great variety of automotive classics from the 1950’s through to the modern day.

Test Drives

The British Motor Show isn’t just about static cars that you can look at, you’ll be able to test drive some of the cars at the show too. Our two test drive experiences will allow you to get behind the wheel of some of the latest cars available and see for yourself if they are your perfect match.

Retro Electric

A dedicated show dedicated to classic and older cars that have been converted to electric. We’ll have owners’ cars, converters and suppliers on hand to show off these amazing conversions…

EARLY BIRD OFFER! Don’t miss out, buy your tickets now at 2022 prices!* 

  Single Day Ticket

  Advanced purchase price

  non-transferrable

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Day Ticket

£18.50

 

  2 Adults & 2 Children

  Kids under 3 go FREE

  Add on child tickets £5

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Day Ticket

£37

  Single Adult ticket

  Valid for all 4 Days

  non-transferrable

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Day Ticket

£45

  Family Ticket

  Valid for all 4 Days

  non-transferrable

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Day Ticket

£90

Children tickets £5

  Early access to the show 

Access to the VIP lounge throughout the day with tea & coffee

Meet and greet with some of the stars in the VIP lounge

VIP parking

Access to the VIP rooftop viewing platform and Roof bar

Free goodie bag & Free show guide

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Day Ticket

£80

  ALL VIP Standard PLUS  

Complimentary Breakfast – Sausage or Bacon Roll

Welcome glass of Prosecco

Lunch

Afternoon tea

 Complimentary glass of wine or beer

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Day Ticket

£140

Tickets

EARLY BIRD OFFER! Don’t miss out, buy your tickets now at 2022 prices!* 

  Single Day Ticket

  Advance purchase price

Day Ticket

£18.50

 
 
 

  2 Adults & 2 Children

  Kids under 3 go FREE

  Add on child tickets £5

Day Ticket

£37.00

 
 
 

  Single Adult ticket

  Valid for all 4 Days

  non-transferrable

Day Ticket

£45.00

 
 
 

  Family ticket

  Valid for all 4 Days

  non-transferrable

Day Ticket

£90.00

 
 

Children tickets £5

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