Five classic car shows you can visit in and around Ipswich this year
- Credit: Denise Bradley
Whether you are into classic cars or not, there are plenty of vintage vehicle shows on in Ipswich this year.
Here are five we have picked out you can attend in 2022:
Festival of Wheels
The festival of wheels is returning for another year at Trinity Park in Ipswich which organisers has described as one "not to be missed".
The event, which will feature monster trucks, classic cars, stunts and amazing cars.
During last years event organisers had a wall of death experience, multiple live-action arenas, a live wrestling arena, BMX stunt shows, a shopping village, live music and children's entertainment.
When: August 6 - 7
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Where: Trinity Park, Ipswich
A retro festival full of classic cars, music and antiques from a bygone era is set to be held in Ipswich for the first time this summer.
The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Vintage Day Out has previously proved a hit in Essex, but has now announced plans for an event at Trinity Park.
Organisers have promised the festival will be a chance to roll back the years and experience what life was like in decades gone by.
When: Sunday, July 3.
Where Trinity Park, Ipswich.
Ipswich to Felixstowe car rally
One of Suffolk's biggest attractions is set to return this spring - with organisers announcing that entries are already full.
The Ipswich to Felixstowe Classic Vehicle Run and Rally has been cancelled for the past two years because of the Covid pandemic.
But it is set to return on Sunday, May 1 and the event - which usually attracts around 500 vintage and veteran cars, motorcycles, commercial and military vehicles - has a full line-up for the day.
When: Sunday, May 1
Where: The event usually starts in Christchurch Park before heading off for Felixstowe
The festival of classic and sports cars
Visitors will be able to see at more than 1,000 classic and sports cars at the Helmingham Hall festival.
More than 7,000 people visited the 2021 event with cars representing the last 10 decades of motoring history.
Many of the vehicles come from Britain’s motoring heyday – marques on display included Alvis, Bristol, Jensen, AC Riley, Armstong Sideley, Lea Francis, Crossley, BSA, Lagonda, Lanchester and Gordon Keeble.
The oldest vehicle that has attended the event is a 1914 Ford Model T.
When: Sunday, August 7 - 10am-5pm
Where: Helmingham Hall
American Car show
The Carrot Town Garage American Car Show is coming to Stonham Barns for a second year which will feature anything American — as long as it has an engine.
Along with the classic cars there will also be food and drink stands, and live music.
Where: Stonham Barns Park
When: Sunday, July 24