Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery, Restoration Theatre




Want to find out about classic vehicle restoration, be it to work on your own project or tempted by a career change?

The Restoration Theatre offers visitors the opportunity to learn from expert mechanics and renovators. Here you can benefit from the expertise of the specialised team from Gilbert-Michaelson Ltd, led by co-founder Mike Coman.

Mike and his team have a wealth of knowledge and experience under their belts of classic car restoration and are more than happy to advise members of the audience and demonstrate their skills in person. Focusing on body work, you can get expert advice - either as part of the bigger audience or on a one-to-one basis - on panel repairs, lead loading, and more. 

Gilbert-Michaelson was established in 2015 by Steve Gilbertson and Michael Coman drawing upon their combined 40+ years’ experience of restoring classic cars and teaching people the skills required to restore classic cars at the country’s leading college for restoration skills. Gilbert-Michaelson is a specialist, skilled classic car body shop and restoration specialist and is based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, close to many major transport links, so is easily accessible from all over the country and Europe.

Offering a high quality, personalised service to all of their clients, both new and returning, their skills range from body shop work and paint refurbishing to mechanical expertise.

To learn more about Gilbert Michaelson Automotive Restorations head to their website