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We're back for
and bigger than ever!

The Motability Scheme is excited to announce the return of The Big Event programme for 2024.

See below the dates and locations of each event.

Event locations

FREE to attend, these events bring together everything available on the Motability Scheme, to help you discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring. There's no need to pre-book for our events, everyone is welcome!

Countdown to our next event:

The Big Event, Exeter

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Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May
9am to 4pm

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Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June
9am to 4pm

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Yorkshire Event Centre
Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August
9am to 4pm

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Royal Highland Centre
Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September
9am to 4pm

Not able to attend in person?

If you are not able to attend The Big Event, Birmingham, join our host Helen Dolphin, MBE as we will be live streaming all the speaker sessions. There will also be exclusive live interviews, product demonstrations and Q&As.

The Big Event, Streamed Live

Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May
9.30am to 3.30pm

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Take a look at The Big Event

Here's a little taster of what your can expect to find at our events. From a huge range of vehicles to view and test drive plus expert advice from our team, it's all at The Big Event!

What is at The Big Event?

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What's on display

The events will showcase:

  • Cars from a wide range of manufacturers
  • Adapted vehicles and WAVs
  • Powered wheelchairs and scooters
  • Electric Vehicle Information Hub
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Test drive

The opportunity to test drive:

  • Standard production cars 
  • Vehicles fitted with popular driving adaptations
  • Electric vehicles (with and without adaptations)
  • Scooters and powered wheelchairs
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Talk to specialists

Specialist advice from:

  • Motability Scheme advisors
  • Motability Foundation Grants advisors
  • Adaptation and WAV specialists
  • Kwik Fit, RAC, Ohme and Direct Line 
  • Disabled Motoring UK and Driving Mobility

Latest news

Download The Big Event app today!

We're excited to announce that we have an app for The Big Event. Features on the app include; Details of who's exhibiting at The Big Event ...

See the Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles on display at The Big Event, Birmingham

The Big Event Birmingham is our largest event of the year, we will be showcasing our biggest ever display of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs). There'll be ...

View the cars on display at The Big Event, Birmingham

At The Big Event Birmingham, we will be showcasing over 160 cars, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles and adaptations as well as more than 70 scooters available on ...

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