Jaguar Summer Festival 2018

The Club are hosting an exciting and fun-packed "all singing and all dancing" weekend based at the lovely Wroxall Abbey in Warwickshire.

Tickets for Sunday are still available for the amazing price of £15 per car and all occupants and a chance to enjoy an RAF flypast, anniversary parades, concours spectacle, "Mrs Bruce", David Marks talk on XJ's, arena activities, trade stands and much more.

To add to the excitement, this year we are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag will be joining us to show off their dancing skills and even offer lessons. So get those dancing shoes on!

Event Location

Wroxall, England, CV35 7NB, United Kingdom
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Event Summary

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Date: Friday 29th June 2018 - Sunday 1st July 2018

Event Location:

Wroxall, England, CV35 7NB, United Kingdom
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Sunday Main Event

On Sunday 1st July we expect over 800 cars including Jaguars, Daimlers and SS models to join us, along with the usual concours competitions, pride and joy, trade stands and arena displays. The day will also celebrate the XJ 50th anniversary and the XK 70th anniversary, so come and see the timeline and parade which is sure to be quite a sight. David Marks from David Marks Garages will also be hosting a technical workshop on the XJ model, kindly sponsored by SNG Barratt. Learn the tricks of the trade from the master!

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Jaguar Land Rover Classic – headline sponsor for the weekend

Jaguar Land Rover Classic are dedicated to the preservation and restoration of our motoring heritage for future generations to enjoy and cherish. They are committed to creating initiatives to restore, maintain and preserve classic Jaguars and Land Rovers through their four specialist teams – Authentic Vehicles, Owner Services, Genuine Equipment and Living Classic. Visit the Jaguar Land Rover Classic stand this weekend to see this first hand and talk to the experts.

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Fancy trying your hand at Concours?

2018 and the Jaguar Summer Festival see's the return of the Club's Concours competition, but we decided it was time for a change. Simplifying entry and the criteria and bringing the much loved "Pride and Joy" into the mix we now have our very own "Concours D'Elegance". If you are interested in seeing what getting involved will entail visit our dedicated Concours page and find out more. Proudly sponsored by Meguiar's


Three anniversaries celebrated on the Sunday

Yes, three anniversaries! Jaguar aficionado's will know that this year celebrates 70 years of the XK120 and 50 years of the XJ. Two very significant cars in the Jaguar timeline. both having a large impact on the Jaguar model range. The XJ is still in production in its 9th generation. The XK has been given to any of the companies "GT's" throughout its history with a new one to be rumoured on the horizon. We will be celebrating these in style with a moving parade on the grounds of the event and David Marks will be presenting on the history and technical aspect of the XJ's.

The third anniversary you will have to direct your eyes skyward as we are proud to have an R.A.F. flypast of a Hurricane from the Battle of Britain. This is to help us celebrate 100 years of the R.A.F. are we are extremely lucky to have this fly past. So there you have it, three anniversaries, one day.

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Make a weekend of it?

Although our weekend packages are sold out you can still stay locally and enjoy making a weekend of it with a visit to JLR Classic workshop in Ryton-on-Dunsmore and a beautiful driving route around some of Warwickshire's finest roads. To register your attendance to the JLR CLassic facility please visit this page.

There are still a list of hotels local to Wroxall that have space too, they are listed below.

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Local Hotels near Wroxall Abbey

  • Chesford Grange Hotel - 01926 859331 or
  • Holiday Inn Leamington Spa - 01926 425522 or
  • Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa - 01926 336621 or
  • Double Tree by Hilton, Coventry - 02476 603000 or
  • Honiley Court Hotel - 01926 484234 or
  • Holiday Inn Express, Warwick - 01926 483000 or
  • Marriott Hotel Forest of Arden - 01676 522335 or
  • Premier Inn Hockley Heath - 01564 782144 or
  • Ramada Warwick - 01926 858331 or
  • Mousley House Farm Camping, Hatton - 07443 475434 or
  • Warwick Racecourse, Caravan Club - 01926 495448 or

Facts & Features of Event:

  • Festival Highlights include:
  • Exclusive Champagne Reception and meet & greet with Anton & Erin
  • Friday Welcome BBQ
  • Saturday runs through Shakespeare Country
  • A chance to book dancing lessons
  • Saturday Gala Dinner including a live demonstration by Anton & Erin
  • Sunday Jaguar display & show in the grounds of Wroxall Abbey
  • Jaguar XJ Technical Workshop hosted by David Marks