The Live Stage

We are delighted to welcome the LIVE STAGE back to Japfest Donington! Sitting at the centre of the event the Live Stage will be packed with interviews, challenges, music and more to keep you entertained all day!

Hosting the Live Stage will be Paul Cowland! 

Paul has a 20 year career writing, selling, tuning, restoring, photographing and creating almost every kind of car currently known to man… as well as being the ‘go to’ guy for many of the UK’s leading automotive publishers when they need an authority on such matters.
Having fronted up several prime-time ‘magazine’ shows for Eurosport and Motors TV, Paul signed to the Discovery Channel in 2014, where his unique blend of humour and sarcasm a have proved to be a hit with producers. Paul’s past television projects include the aptly entitled ‘Turbo Pickers’ which sees his alongside the mechanical marvels that are Dave Southall and Adam ‘Adz’ Hornby. His latest show, Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars, sees him starring alongside Drew Pritchard as the pair travel up and down the country looking to buy, fix and sell classic cars.