Classic Car Boot Sale roars into King’s Cross

A weekender dedicated to timeless design.

Posted: Monday 13th March 2017

Classic Car Boot Sale roars into King’s Cross 22nd & 23rd April – complete with live broadcast by Soho Radio, life size 3D cars peep boards, and a record breaking hand built single wheel motorcycle and the best in timeless design, plus much more!

Get into gear and clutch yourself a bargain as the Hemingway Designs’ Classic Car Boot Sale (CCBS) returning to King’s Cross N1C on 22nd & 23rd April 2017.

For the first time ever, award winning Soho Radio will be broadcasting live from CCBS King’s Cross throughout the event. DJ’s spinning records from an open top double-decker DJ bus will include Andy Lewis (bass for Paul Weller), award winning broadcaster & KOTMs Eddie Piller and returning CCBS favourite Chris Sullivan (Wag Club/Rondo A La Turk) offering Motown, R&B, funk, soul boogaloo, rockabilly and rare groove for your listening and dancing pleasure. There will also be a separate radio van interviewing surprise guests as well as the great and good gig goers popping up at the event.

Garage doors will open and welcome visitors from 10am -6pm, on Saturday (22 April) and Sunday (23 April), with a whole host of entertainment and the best vintage traders and designer makers around to ensure a fantastic family weekender.

Classic Car Boot Sales are dedicated to timeless design, showcasing a selection of carefully curated designer makers, art, vintage fashion, accessories, homewares, an array of delicious street food plus an assortment of classic vehicles, making it a shoppers and browsers delight.

There will also be life size 3D classic car peep board printed in partnership with Canon, along King’s Boulevard and Granary Square, so visitors can see which ride suit them before browsing the actual vehicles for sale in our ‘Affordable Classics for Sale’ on display under the West Handyside Canopy and Granary Square. Anyone interested in selling their classic car/motorbike/scooter should apply via email

Classic Car & Sports magazine will be scrutinizing the classic cars during the day and winner will receive the coveted Silver Salver prize for best in show.

Other vehicles attending are the mobile cinema bus which will be showing a variety of films from the 1970s, a hand built single wheel motorcycle – based on designs from the 1930s. Plus live graffiti art that will take place on The Bad Karma Impala – UK’s first Charity Art Car to help victims of domestic abuse.

There are plenty of pit stops to refuel throughout the King’s Cross location with fabulous food and a concoction of cocktails and soft drinks served from classic vehicles

TODAY, CCBS also announced its brand new event on the coast, Hastings CCBS set to take place on 8th & 9th July, located on the newly restored pleasure pier will host local art, designer makers and classic vehicles for the perusal of seaside car-boot fashionistas.

Co-founder Wayne Hemingway comments:

“We are so pleased to announce this year’s King’s Cross CCBS, the partnership with Canon and our first ever live broadcast from award winning Soho Radio. Plus our brand new venture in Hastings, it will be a delight to see all those polished cars and savvy shoppers promenading down the pier in the glorious British summertime”.

Wayne continues:

“The CCBS offers something for everyone with the mix of fabulous free entertainment, a host of stalls offering an eclectic mix of vintage, upcycled and uniquely designed goodies. It is a place to celebrate music, food, fashion, design and of course the eye candy that is classic cars, bikes and commercial vehicles.”

Girl and boy racers grab your fluffy dice for a fun fueled festival for a fiver.



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