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Open Top Bus Tour 2018
£95.00 (VAT not applicable)
Sunday 4 November 2018
7.45am – 6.40pm (Hyde Park, London to Madeira Drive, Brighton and return)
The open top bus tours give spectators the opportunity to be involved and experience the 60 mile route taken by the veteran cars. You will be able to soak up the atmosphere in Hyde Park with exclusive access to the VIP area at the start line and then follow the cars down the route to the Half Way Stop at Crawley High Street.
Veteran cars will be stopping in the High Street for interviews, here you will have the chance to watch the cars pass the half way mark of their journey. From here you will continue to follow the route with your next scheduled stop at the finish line at Madeira Drive in Brighton. From here you will have access to the paddock area where you will be able to view the cars as they cross the finish line and celebrate the end of an historic day. Due to the unpredictable British weather the buses will only be filled to 50 per cent capacity giving everyone the opportunity to shelter on the lower deck in the case of inclement weather. Make sure you wrap up warmly!
The timetable for the route is shown below. Please note that these times are approximate / flexible and will depend on the traffic.
7.45am Buses to depart from Queen Elizabeth Gate, Park Lane, just outside Hyde Park. Passes must be presented upon arrival
10:30am Arrival at Crawley
12:30pm Departure from Crawley to Madeira Drive
2.00pm Arrival at Madeira Drive
4.40pm Departure from Madeira Drive
6.40pm Arrival in London. Drop off point at Queen Elizabeth Gate, Park Lane, just outside Hyde Park
NOTE – This timetable may be subject to change.
The ticket price is £95.00
The ticket price includes the following:
- Open top bus ride to Brighton
- Return open top bus ride to London
- Official souvenir programme
- Exclusive access pass to the paddock on Madeira Drive
If booked, further instructions will be sent to you at the beginning of October. Please note that places are limited and are issued on a first order basis. All buses are open topped and from varying eras, some are more modern than others.
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Regent Street Motor Show Lunch 2018
£62.50 (VAT Included)
Saturday 3 November 2018
12.00pm (noon) - 2.00pm
The Royal Automobile Club is delighted to open its doors to participants and enthusiasts of the Bonhams VCR for a buffet lunch at their Pall Mall clubhouse in London. You will be able to mix with other like-minded enthusiasts in an automobile inspired setting. The Club has relaxed their normal dress code so casual attire is appropriate for this occasion.
Admission by ticket only. A ticket costs £62.50 including VAT per person.
Tickets will be sent to you at the beginning of October.
Note - It is recommended that participants of the 2018 Run book tickets for this during the entry application process.
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THE MOTORING FORUM IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE BONHAMS VETERAN CAR RUN SUPPORTED BY HISCOX
£20.00 (VAT Included)
Thursday 1 November 2018
The Mountbatten Room, The Royal Automobile Club, 89 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5HS
Dress Code - Jacket required, no jeans or trainers.
The Royal Automobile Club and the Veteran Car Run Steering Group are delighted to present the seventh Motoring Forum, taking place on Thursday 1 November in the Mountbatten Room at the Club’s Pall Mall clubhouse.
The Forum will take the now familiar format of enjoying presentations by expert speakers on a range of historical automotive and motor sport-related topics. The presentations will be punctuated by a buffet lunch before finally rounding off with a light-hearted veteran car-based quiz.
Regardless of where your motoring interest lies, it promises to be a thought provoking, informative and fun occasion. Tickets cost £20.00 each and include arrival refreshments and a buffet lunch.
Arrival, coffee and refreshments – 10.30am
Morning session – 11.00am
- Evan Ide – `European Motor Manufacturers in the US Market pre-1914,' (11am-11.45am).
- Richard Peskett - `A History of Roads in Britain,' (11.50am – 12.30pm).
Buffet luncheon – 12.35pm
Afternoon session – 1.20pm
- Mary-Jo Ashenfelter-Heckman - `Edwardian Automotive Fashion: Form, Function, Color & Fabulous Hats,' (1.25pm – 2.10pm).
- John Boothman - `Romance on the Road: Motoring Fiction 1898-1940,’ (2.15pm – 3pm).
Quiz hosted by Daniel Ward – 3.05pm
Closing remarks and finish – 3.45pm
Please note - tickets are not issued for this event
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