2021 Timetable

Friday 3rd September

Owners’ & VIP Day

1000Event Opens - Parade of the 95 cars to celebrate HM The Queen’s Birthday
1030Parade of Royal Automobile Club 125th Veteran Car Run
1100Parade of Concours Cars
1215Lotus – an iconic British Brand
1400Parade of Automobile Historique race cars
1430Introduction of individual Concours Cars
1630Introduction of Royal Automobile Club 125th Veteran Car Run Cars
1730Grand depart of the 95 cars to celebrate HM The Queen’s Birthday
1800Close of the event

Saturday 4th September

1000Event Opens
1000Parade of the Club Trophy Cars
1100Chubb Interview with Jodie Kidd on the Chubb Stand
1130Bridge of Weir Leather Presentation
1200Gulf v Martini – the Battle
1230Aston Martin Bamford 100 Years
1400The Lotus Story
1445Jaguar E-type – 60 years of a British Icon
1500Presentation of the Jaguar Trophy
1530Presentation of the Club Trophy presented by The Royal Automobile Club and supported by Classic & Sportscar
1600Presentation of the Aston Martin Owners Club Concours Trophy
1800Close of the event

Sunday 5th September

1000Event opens
1030Parade of the 30Under30 Concours cars
1130The Lotus Story
1130Judging of the Junior Concours
1145Gulf v Martini – the Battle
1200-1230A. Lange & Söhne Bridge of Weir Best Interior Presentation
1400Introducing the Future Classics
1430Introducing the Junior Concours Cars
1445Junior Concours Prize Giving
1500Winners of the Decade Awards presented by A. Lange & Söhne
Presentation of the Future Classics Award
1525Presentation of the Best of Show Award presented by A. Lange & Söhne
1530Presentation of the Bentley Drivers Club Awards
1545Presentation of the 30Under30 Awards
1600Presentation of the Best Club Car Award by Classic and Sports Car
1630Grand Depart of the Concours Cars
1700Close of the event

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

Friday 3rd 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.

95th Anniversary of British Cars 1926-2021 Presented by EFG Private Banking

A line up of 95 of the finest British cars to celebrate HM The Queen’s 95th birthday. The selection of cars chosen by David Lillywhite, Editorial Director of Magneto.

Saturday 4th 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 Jensen Owners 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 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 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 5th September

Thirty Under 30 Concours presented by A. Lange & Söhne

Designed specifically for the next generation of motoring enthusiasts. This inclusive event is for anyone, 30 or under, that owns a motor car from 1900 to 1999.

Junior Concours

Celebrating the best of half-scale hand built pedal, electric and petrol powered cars of all ages.

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.