Friday 1st September

Owners Day

Open to Owners and Members ticket holders
09.30The 2017 Concours of Elegance officially opens
11.00Concours Cars assemble in the Fountain Gardens
15.00Club Trophy winner announced
17.30Concours closes for the day

Saturday 2nd September

Open to Public day ticket holders
09.30The 2017 Concours of Elegance open to the Public
15.00Jaguar Trophy winner announced
17.30Concours closes for the day

Sunday 3rd September

Open to Public day ticket holders
09.30The 2017 Concours of Elegance open to the Public
15.00Bentley Trophy winner announced
16.45Concours closes
17.00The Grand Depart. All the cars on display within the Palace gardens leave
Correct at time of publication.
Subject to change.

Other features will be added to the Timetable in the coming months.

Friday 1st September
(Owners’ Day)

Grand Arrival on Owners’ Day

The Concours may be the main event, but the Grand Arrival is a spectacle in itself. Sixty of the finest cars, spanning more than 100 years of automotive progress drive in procession, before taking their places in the Funtain Gardens for the weekend. Seeing the Concours cars in motion is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

The Club Trophy, supported by the Royal Automobile Club

The UK’s best car clubs, including those of Aston Martin Owners Club, Bentley Drivers Club, Jaguar Drivers Club and the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club will showcase 40 of the rarest and most impressive cars of their members at the Concours of Elegance. An independent panel of expert judges, which last year included Aston Martin chief designer, Marek Reichman, goes on to a pick a winner, which is then included as part of the main Concours event the following year.

Saturday 2nd September

The Jaguar Trophy

A special Trophy created for Jaguars of all ages, this event gathers together 90 of the finest Jaguars in the country to be scrutinised by a panel of experts, which has previously included Jaguar design director, Ian Callum. The winner will be awarded the Jaguar Trophy and a host of other prizes from Concours of Elegance’s partners.

Car Club Displays

Concours of Elegance will be inviting leading car clubs from the UK to arrive in style, parking their cars within the gardens of Hampton Court Palace. With support from Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls-Royce owners’ clubs, visitors to the Concours can rest assured there will be an eclectic selection of rare luxury and performance cars on display.

Sunday 3rd September

The Octane Tour

Run in conjunction with Octane Magazine, the Octane Tour is open to classics past, present and future. Participants are invited on a tour of the best of Britain’s countryside, before making their way to Hampton Court Palace to park up and form the Octane Tour feature. There will be 50 cars in attendance, covering all eras of motoring from some the world’s most sought-after manufacturers.

The Bentley Trophy

Celebrating one of Britain’s most famous car manufacturers, the Bentley Trophy is contested by 90 of Crewe’s finest models from throughout history. From Blowers to Mulsannes, guests will be able to peruse a selection of the most iconic Bentleys. A panel of expert judges will mark them in distinct categories to decide which model should win the 2017 Bentley Trophy.

Car Club Displays

As on Saturday, Concours of Elegance will host another selection of car clubs in the UK on the Sunday. Visitors will be able to see luxury and performance models from some of the world’s most famous manufacturers.

Grand Depart

As the Concours of Elegance wraps up on Sunday afternoon, there’s still one last spectacle for visitors – the Grand Depart. Sixty of the rarest cars in the world start their engines and prepare to leave the grounds of Hampton Court Palace as hundreds of onlookers wave off the Concours cars for another year. It’s a fitting end to an incredible weekend.

Exhibitors

Some of the world’s most famous premium car manufacturers will be in attendance at Concours of Elegance 2017, including Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce. You’ll be able to see some of their latest models on show, as well as some notable cars from each brand’s past.

Royal Warrant Holders Association & QEST Pavilion

The Royal Warrant Holders Association was formed in 1875 to ensure continued existence of the Royal Warrant as a respected institution. A Royal Warrant is a mark of recognition of those who supply goods or services to the Royal Households. Meanwhile, the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust helps support the training of craftspeople working in Britain.