Classic cars to descend on Whitley Bay

Classic car fans from across the region will be gathering in Whitley Bay this weekend.

More than 200 cars ranging from pre-1950s classics to more recent vehicles will be exhibiting at the event on The Links on Sunday, September 21.

Owners will all be on hand to chat about the history of their cars to visitors and fellow enthusiasts.

Cars from around the world will be on show for visitors and many local classic car clubs will be gathering, including NECPWA (North of England Classic Pre War Automobiles), MG Northumbria, Tynemouth Mini Club, Jaguar Enthusiasts and Tyneside American.

A collection of around 10 vintage buses from the 1940s to 1970s will be on display and there will be free shuttle runs throughout the day from The Links to Tynemouth.

There will also be live music and a range of food and drink available for visitors.

The event, starting at 10am and running till 5pm, is organised by North Tyneside Council and supported by Whitley Bay Chamber of Trade.

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