London Motor Week 2023

The biggest week of the year for the Club, London Motor Week celebrates all things motoring across seven action-packed days at the end of October to the beginning of November each year.

Each day, we will be hosting several excellent events and award ceremonies, all of which concludes with the RM Sotheby’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on the Sunday.

London Motor Week 2023 will take place from Monday 30 October until Sunday 5 November. Details of all the events are included below.


The Dewar Technical Committee Breakfast Seminar

Pall Mall, Mountbatten Room
Tuesday 31 October, 9.00-11.00am

Led by the RAC Foundation, a panel of industry experts – Neville Jackson, Daniel Parry-Williams and Alex Wolfe – will debate and discuss the pressing concerns of ‘Fuelling the Future,’ and what it will mean for manufacturers and consumers alike.

A fascinating discussion on alternative fuels and how they will influence the road to 2030 and beyond.

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Dewar Trophy and Simms Medal Presentation

Pall Mall, Mountbatten Room
Tuesday 31 October, 12.30-3.30pm

The Dewar Trophy is presented for outstanding British technical achievement in the automotive field, and the Simms Medal for an outstanding contribution to motoring innovation – the list of previous winners for both Dewar and Simms is the Who’s Who of the industry.

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Motoring Industry Dinner

Pall Mall
Tuesday 31 October, 7.00-10.00pm

Our star guest is Rawdon Glover, recently appointed Brand Managing Director of Jaguar, who is leading one of the country’s greatest marques into the electrification era Hear how Jaguar plans to weather the storm of electrification whilst keeping its heritage afloat, in conversation with Steve Cropley, Editor-in-Chief of Autocar.

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Art of Motoring Exhibition

Iconic Images Gallery, St James’s
Wednesday 1 to Saturday 4 November, 6.00-9.00pm

A brand new venue will provide the backdrop for 2023’s exhibition, with the Iconic Images Gallery hosting a fantastic display of the country’s greatest motoring artists. From paint, to sculpture, to watercolour, this celebration of Britain’s unmatched contribution to motoring art is truly not to be missed.

Opening hours:
Wednesday 1 November 2.00pm-5.00pm
Thursday 2 November 11.00am-5.00pm
Friday 3 November 11.00am-7.00pm
Saturday 4 November 11.00am-5.00pm


Motoring Book of the Year Awards

Pall Mall, Mountbatten Room 
Wednesday 1 November, 6.00-9.00pm

With a record number of entries, the tenth-anniversary of the Club’s Motoring Book of the Year Awards promises to be bigger and better than ever, celebrating the very best automotive books, authors and publishers from around the world.

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Sim Racing Championship Final

Pall Mall, Long Bar
Wednesday 1 November, 6.00-9.30pm

Twenty drivers will battle it out in the dramatic conclusion of the Club’s inaugural Sim Racing Championship and final in the Long Bar. There can only be one winner – who will be crowned the first Club Sim Racing Champion in the final that will be held in the Long Bar?

The Club’s inaugural Sim Racing Championship comes to its dramatic conclusion, with the crowning of our first Champion.


Motoring Lectures and Quiz

Pall Mall, Mountbatten Room
Thursday 2 November, 9.30am-3.00pm

Featuring an array of leading industry speakers, the lectures will cover the future of motoring in the morning session and exciting tales from the veteran era in the afternoon. The Club’s much-loved Motoring Quiz will return to conclude the day’s entertainment, and entertain the lively audience.

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RM Sotheby’s London Auction

Saturday 4 November

RM Sotheby’s signature quality returns in full force for the London Auction, held for a second year at Marlborough Gardens, only a stone’s throw from Pall Mall. With some of the world’s greatest cars ready to go under the hammer, it is a real must-visit.

For further information, please visit RM Sotheby’s website.


St James’s International Concours

Saturday 4 November

A stunning showcase of nearly 100 cars will line up on Marlborough Road to preview the following day’s world-famous Veteran Car Run.

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RM Sotheby’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

Hyde Park to Madeira Drive
Sunday 5 November, 7.02am-4.30pm

The grand finale of another fantastic London Motor Week. The spectacle of 400 veteran cars setting off from Hyde Park and arriving in Brighton is truly a not-to-be-missed date with the dawn of motoring.

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