Classic Cars Shows

A Quality Show with a Quality Cast!

The Southern Sections of the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club are holding an International Weekend at Westenhanger near Hythe in Kent. The event will feature not only Rolls-Royce motor cars from all over Europe but will also present ‘The Best of British’ veteran, vintage and classic cars, with participation from local and national Owners Clubs. Individual owners are also taking part making it a truly spectacular display of our motoring heritage.

International Weekend at Folkestone Race Course
International Weekend at Folkestone Race Course

The venue is ideally situated at Westenhanger, Folkestone Racecourse offering a superb 220 acre site with excellent amenities and good access to motorway, channel ferry and the channel tunnel. With such a large site there are still opportunities for clubs and individual owners to apply to be part of this very special event

As well as the magnificent cars there will be musical entertainment, helicopter rides and special events, plus trade outlets and commercial exhibitions from some of our leading manufacturers and suppliers.

On the Saturday there will be an auction of classic cars to include Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor cars, held by Hobbs-Parker the premier Kent auction house, with public viewing on Friday ( free site entry) and on Saturday morning, prior to the auction. Admission to the auction by catalogue only (£20 admits two)

With so much to see and do for the spectator and owner alike, it promises to be an event for all the family.

The show is open to the public from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday and from 9am to 1pm on the Monday.

Admission on Sat and Sun :- Adult £7, Child (under 12 years) £4, Family ticket (2 adults + 2 Children) £20 Admission on Monday – Half price For more information about the show and applications look at the event

Members of the public

This event is open to the public who will be made very welcome. Join the fun and spectacle for a great weekend!

Opening Times Entry times are 09:00 to 17:00 on Saturday and Sunday , 09.00 to 13.00 on Monday.

General Admission Cash only Entry fees are £7 (£9) per person, £4 (£5) under 12 years, Saturday and Sunday. Half Price on Monday.

Arriving by Road – Getting to the RREC international Weekend is easy. From junction 11 of the M20 take the A20 and follow signs to Folkestone Racecourse. Or take the A259 to Hythe, then take the A261 and follow signs to the Racecourse. The Channel Tunnel is just ten minutes away, giving easy access for visitors from the continent. Public entrance is through the Stone Street entrance (postcode CT21 4HX) to Folkestone Racecourse (NOT the Club motor car entrance on the A20).

Parking is free of charge.

Arriving by Rail Travel direct to Westenhanger Station from London Charing Cross and Ashford International. Less than a five minute walk to the public entrance.

Those wishing to see more of the area during over the weekend will find the historic towns of Hythe, Folkestone, Dover, Ashford and Canterbury all within easy reach, as are the ports of Dover and Ramsgate.

Classic Car Auction Hobbs-Parker has kindly agreed to act as auctioneers on behalf of the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club for the sale of cars at the RREC International Weekend. Hobbs-Parker is the premier auction house in Kent for cars, as well as for livestock and property sales. Viewing on Friday evening 18.00 to 20.00. Entry to Saturday auction by catalogue. Available on Friday evening or on Saturday at the auction marquee. Catalogue price includes a donation to our chosen charities. Please contact Hobbs Parker Auctions on 01233 506266 if you would like to register your vehicle for sale.

From Rye’s Own April Issue 2015