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A two day 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Iconic Jaguar E-Type at Bowcliffe Hall

Day 1 – VIP Driving Tour Celebration Dinner

 

Starting at Bowcliffe Hall and after a lovely breakfast, 42 classic cars (predominantly E-Types & other classic Jaguars) set off on a spectacular 90 mile tour into the heart of the Yorkshire dales.

 

Passing through Bolton Abbey, Burnsall and Pateley Bridge the VIP’s & Special Guests stopped for lunch at the splendid Grantley Hall – a truly magical location.  The remaining 35 miles flowed through Rippon and the quaint villages on the fringes of York back to Bowcliffe for afternoon tea.

 

The day finsihed with a wonderful evening Celebration Dinner with our guest speakers and overnight 4* accommodation.

 

Special Guests included Tony Jardine, Ian Callum, Amy Shore & Tony O’Keefe

Day 2 – Celebration Day at Bowcliffe Hall

 

The lawns at Bowcliffe were filled with 60 classic Jaguars to mark the special year of the E-Type.  Pol Roger Champagne flowed and thankfully the weather was glorious.  BBQ, Paella and good old Yorkshire Fish ‘n’ Chips were served throughout the afternoon to all the 300 or so guests.

 

The Concours winning trophy car went to magnificent early E-Type Chassis #55 Outside Bonnet Lock – thank you to our Judges Bob Beecham (JDC), Peter Neumark and Michael Wilkinson.

 

After interviews with Ian Callum, Tony O’Keefe and Stephen Owens/Jon Scott-Nelson the finale was the unveiling of the first of 9 early E-Types being restored by William Heynes, Grandson of the great Bill Heynes.

Special Guests Included

Ian Callum
Director of Design for Jaguar Cars for 20 years

Amy Shore
Leading Automotive Photographer

Jonathan Turner
Owner of Bowcliffe Hall, Entrepreneur, Classic Car Enthusiast & All Round Good Egg

Tony Jardine

British Motor Sport pundit, BBC, ITV, Sky Ex F1 Assistant Team Mgr. Race and Rally driver

Tony O’Keeffe
Vice President of the Jaguar Drivers Club

Jonathan Heynes
Son of Bill Heynes (Jaguar Technical Director & Chief Engineer)

Special thanks to:

  • Jonathan Turner and his staff at Bowcliffe Hall www.bowcliffehall.co.uk
  • Amy Shore for the photography https://amyshorephotography.com/
  • Our sponsors/partners at the event Vertu Motors, SNG Barratt, Berry’s jewellers, Octane Magazine, Lacasita restaurants, Murray Scott-Nelson and Grantley Hall.

Next year we will be running…

JAGUAR CENTENARY CELEBRATION

1922-2022

 More details coming soon

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