2020 Timetable

Friday 4th September

Owners’ & VIP Day

Open to Owners and Members ticket holders
1000Event Opens
1030-1145Concours Cars Arrive
1200-1215The 4×4 icons of Grenadier
1400-1600Parade of Concours Cars
1615-1630Export 56 presentation
1630Chubb interview with Jodie Kidd on the Chubb stand
1800Close of the event

Saturday 5th September

Open to Public day ticket holders
1000Welcome to the Concours
1000-1030Parade of the Club Trophy Cars
1030Chubb Interview with Jodie Kidd on the Chubb Stand
1100-1130Bridge of Weir Leather Presentation
1200-1215The Alpine Cars Presentation
1400-14301966 Ford vs Ferrari
1445-1500The Jaguar Classic presentation
1500-1530Presentation of the Jaguar Trophy
1500-1515The 4×4 Icons of Grenadier
1530-1600Presentation of the Club Trophy presented by The Royal Automobile Club and supported by Classic & Sportscar
1600-1630Presentation of the Aston Martin Owners Club Concours Trophy
1700-1830Gooding & Company ‘Passion of a Lifetime’ Auction
1800Concours of Elegance closes

Sunday 6th September

Open to Public day ticket holders
1000Welcome to the Concours
1045-1100The Lotus Evija Presentation
1100Chubb Interview with Jodie Kidd on the Chubb Stand
1100-1200Judging of the Junior Concours
1130-1145The Brabham Automotive presentation
1130-1200Bentley Judging
1200-12301966 Ford vs Ferrari
1430-1500Winners of the Decade Awards presented by A. Lange & Söhne
1500-1530Presentation of the Future Classics Award
1530Presentation of the Best of Show Award presented by A. Lange & Söhne
1545-1600Presentation of the Bentley Drivers Club Awards
1600-1630Junior Concours and awards presented by the Little Car Company
1630Departure of the winning McLaren F1 GTRs
1645-1700Grand Depart
1700Concours of Elegance closes

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

Friday 4th September
(Owners’ & VIP 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 Fountain Gardens for the weekend. Seeing the Concours cars in motion is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Saturday 5th September

The Club Trophy, supported by the Royal Automobile Club

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

The Jaguar Trophy

A special Trophy created for Jaguars of all ages, this event gathers together 50 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 AC, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Jensen and Mercedes-Benz owners’ clubs, visitors to the Concours can rest assured there will be an eclectic selection of rare luxury and performance cars on display.

Sunday 6th 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 40 cars in attendance, covering all eras of motoring from some the world’s most sought-after manufacturers.

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.

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.