2020 Timetable

Friday 4th September

Owners’ & VIP Day

Open to Owners and Members ticket holders
10:00Event Opens
10:30–11:30Concours Cars Arrive
12:00–12:30Presentation of the McLaren F1 GTR cars
14:30–16:30Parade of Concours Cars
18:00Close of the event

Saturday 5th September

Open to Public day ticket holders
10:00Welcome to the Concours
10:15–11:00Parade of Club Trophy Cars
11:00–11:30Bridge of Weir Presentation
11:30–12:00Parade of McLaren F1 GTR cars
11:00–13:00Judging of the Club Trophy cars
12:00–12:3070th Anniversary Celebration of F1
14:00–14:301966 Ford vs Ferrari
14:30–15:00Presentation of the Jaguar Trophy
15:00–15:15Collectors parade
15:15–15:30Presentation of the Aston Martin Owners Club Concours Trophy
15:30–16:00Presentation of the Club Trophy
16:30–16:45Presentation of the Best Club Car
18:00Concours of Elegance closes

Sunday 6th September

Open to Public day ticket holders
10:00Welcome to the Concours
11:00–11:30West End Kids entertainment
11:00–12:00Judging of the Junior Concours
11:30–12:00Bentley Judging presentation
12:00–12:301966 Ford vs Ferrari
14:30–15:00Winners of the Decade Awards
15:00–15:30Presentation of the Future Classics
15:30Winner of the Future Classics
15:30–15:45West End Kids entertainment
15:45–16:30Junior Concours and awards
16:30Departure of the winning McLaren F1 GTRs
16:45–17:00Grand Depart
17:00Concours of Elegance closes
Correct at time of publication.
Subject to change.

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.