Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival 2017

The Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival will be an event like no other.  Set in the majestic surroundings of Windsor Castle, the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club has been invited by the Prince Philip Trust Fund to assemble a unique Jaguar display and parade with the ultimate goal of raising funds to support this great cause. 

The Prince Philip Trust Fund raises money to help young people living in the Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, having been established using a small sum of money taken from contributions to fundraising events that took place during Her Majesty The Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977. Since this modest beginning, the Trust Fund has benefited from a number of special fundraising events including several car rallies, and it is in this tradition that the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club is organising the Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival.

Booking is now open for the Festival Welcome Events on Friday 5th May, Long Walk tickets on Saturday 6th May or to join us in the evening at our Festival at Windsor Racecourse. Find out more details below.

Event Location

Royal Windsor, The Royal Mews, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NG, United Kingdom
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Date: Friday 5th May 2017 - Saturday 6th May 2017

Event Location:

Royal Windsor, The Royal Mews, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NG, United Kingdom

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Our Festival Programme

To raise as much as possible for the Fund, we will be organising several unique, prestigious and, above all, fun events throughout the Festival weekend over Friday 5th & Saturday 6th May 2017. 

Our headline sponsor for the event is Jaguar Classic, who are dedicated to the preservation and restoration of our motoring heritage for future generations to enjoy and cherish. Come along and see their new Jaguar rig on the Long Walk on Saturday 6th April 2017.

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Castle Hotel, Windsor & Beaumont Hotel, Old Windsor - Friday 5th May 2017

The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club are hosting two Festival Welcome Buffets on the evening of Friday 5th May.  One will be held at the Castle Hotel, which is located opposite Windsor Castle and takes place immediately after the St George's Hall Champagne reception at 8pm.  The second is being hosted at the Beaumont Hotel in Old Windsor, which is one of our Festival group hotels, and will start at 7.30pm. All proceeds from the Welcome Buffets will go to the Prince Philip Trust Fund.

Castle Hotel Welcome Buffet

The Castle Hotel is located in the centre of Windsor opposite Windsor Castle and St George's Hall where the Champagne reception is taking place.  It's perfect for anyone attending the reception or staying in central Windsor and includes a three course buffet and a cash bar for exclusive use of our guests.  The cost is £30 per head and is open to residents and non-residents of the hotel who are attending the Festival.

The Welcome Buffet starts at 8pm on Friday 5th May 2017. You can book the Castle Hotel Welcome Buffet online via the link below or by calling the JEC office on 0117 969 8186.* 

*If you have any medical/serious food allergies it is advised you phone the JEC office to make your booking rather than online and state your requirements clearly when you speak to us.


Beaumont Hotel Welcome Buffet

The Welcome Buffet at the Beaumont Hotel, sponsored by Pirelli, will be held in the Hannover Suite which is for the exclusive use of our guests. There will also be a private bar open just for us, making it hassle free.  The price is £35 per head for a three course buffet and is open to residents and non-residents of the hotel who are attending the Festival.

The Welcome Buffet starts at 7.30pm on Friday 5th May 2017. A great choice for anyone staying at the Beaumont and means you save on transport costs into Windsor.

You can book the Beaumont Hotel Welcome Buffet through our travel partners Scenic Car Tours via the link below or by calling the team on 01732 879153*.  

*If you have any medical/serious food allergies it is advised you phone Scenic to make your booking rather than online and state your requirements clearly when you speak to them.


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Pirelli - Beaumont Welcome Buffet sponsors

Founded in 1872, Pirelli is a leading global tyre manufacturer with a distinctive focus on high-end Premium tyres with the highest technological content. Present in 14 countries with 20 plants, Pirelli partners with Prestige and Premium car makers and has a portfolio of more than 1,700 homologated tyres which fit the personality of each car model. 

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St George's Hall, Windsor Castle at 18.00 to 20.00 on Friday 5th May 2017

The Prince Philip Trust Fund in association with the Windsor & Eton Rotary Club have granted the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club the great honour of hosting a unique and exclusive champagne reception (champagne kindly provided by Pol Roger) in the historic surroundings of St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle. 450 fortunate guests, including local dignitaries and Jaguar Club members, are attending this once-in-a-lifetime event in the presence of a member of the Royal Family.



Pol Roger Champagne

Suppliers of champagne to the St George's Hall reception. Pol Roger has been producing exceptional champagne for over 160 years. To this day the house remains small, family-owned, fiercely independent and unrivalled in its reputation for quality.

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Long Walk, Windsor Castle at 10am to 4pm on Saturday 6th May 2017

We are delighted to offer members of any recognised Jaguar/Daimler Club the opportunity to park their Jaguar or post 1960 Daimler, on the iconic Long Walk, the stunning tree-lined avenue running for three miles through Windsor Great Park directly to the gates of Windsor Castle. Whether your pride and joy is a classic from the early days or a modern Jaguar bristling with technology, all are welcome. There is plenty of space for everyone!

The day will start at 10am with entertainment and trade stands to keep all the family happy. Not only will you enjoy the splendour of Windsor Castle as a backdrop but you will receive a copy of the prestigious Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival Souvenir Brochure and exclusive rally plaque sponsored by Footman James Insurance allowing you and your passengers entry to the historic Jaguar timeline in the adjacent Frogmore Cricket Ground.

The cost of a ticket is £45 PER CAR AND ALL OCCUPANTS which includes a commemorative rally plaque and Souvenir Brochure. All proceeds will go to the Prince Philip Trust Fund.


If you haven't got a Jaguar but just want to come and see this one-off display of cars, then come along on the day.  It's open to everyone to view and if you want to see the Parade cars in Frogmore Cricket Ground then it's only £10 on the gate which covers entry for 2 adults and 3 children.  There's plenty to keep the family amused by racing each other on the scale model Racing Bug track which will be right in the heart of the action on the Long Walk. There will also be food and trade stands, a mobile vintage cinema and the Pirelli Formula 1 simulator to add to the fun. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY JAGUARS OR DAIMLERS CAN PARK ON THE LONG WALK.  Other makes/models of cars will need to park in the local car parks around Windsor.  For more information see  

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Footman James Insurance - Long Walk Rally Plaque sponsors

Footman James was founded in 1983 to establish a professional insurance broking service specialising in plans for niche markets. 30 years later Footman James is proud of a heritage based on successful relationships with vintage and classic vehicle enthusiasts and clubs; providing specialist insurance for owners, collectors and professionals. 

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Frogmore Cricket Ground - Saturday 6th May 2017

This is sure to be a highlight of the Festival weekend. Sponsored by Millers Oils, the Club are organising a unique parade and display of over 200 cars carefully selected to represent the history of SS, Daimler and Jaguar vehicles from their beginnings in the 1930s to the present day. 

The cars will parade in a circuit, starting at the Frogmore Cricket Ground, proceeding through the Windsor Castle quadrangle (in the presence of a member of the Royal Family) and returning to the cricket ground, after which they will form a stunning display. It promises to be quite a spectacle and will draw a large crowd in Windsor Town Centre and in the afternoon, when the display is opened for public viewing. 


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Millers Oils Ltd

Millers Oils are proud sponsors of the Royal Windsor Jaguar Parade. Established in 1887 by John W. Miller and based in Yorkshire, they are a multi-award winning specialist blender of advanced world class lubricants and fuel treatments.Their range includes high quality oils for high performance cars, classic cars and commercial vehicles, as well as modern cars.

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Royal Windsor Farm Shop Hampers

If you are coming to the Festival on Saturday 6th May then why not pre-order a hamper from the lovely Royal Windsor Farm Shop for collection from the JEC Gift Shop stand on the Long Walk.  2 and 4 person hampers available, including vegetarian hampers, from £28. Visit the Gift Shop and order now. 

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Windsor Racecourse at 6pm to 10pm on Saturday 6th May 2017

To finish the Festival weekend why not join us at the Royal Windsor Racecourse from 6.00pm. It's open to everyone and the ticket includes a food voucher for a main meal at one of the four food stalls offering a choice of Indian, Pizzeria, BBQ Chicken or Pulled Pork. The evening entertainment features a range of live music from the  BlueBird Belles, singing some fantastic songs from the 1940’s, andThe Weekend Band, who cover everything from the latest chart songs to party favourites to get everyone dancing.

There will also be a scale model race track, vintage fairground games and even a magician to keep the whole family happy.  The Festival is sponsored by Jaguar Classic Parts, so you can expect to see some stunning cars too. All this is included within the ticket price!

Tickets are £40 PER PERSON for an adult and £10 for a child (under 14).  There's plenty of free parking on site too.


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Why not make a weekend of it and book a hotel, camping or caravan pitch? 

The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club and our Partners, Scenic Car Tours, have arranged great deals with two hotels in the Windsor area which include secure parking.  However, if you are feeling more adventurous then why not try camping or caravanning at one of our two locations.

Find more details on both these options here.

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BOOK NOW and join us at the largest Jaguar gathering in the UK!

Tickets for the Royal Windsor Display, Royal Windsor Festival Evening event and Welcome Buffets are now available to be purchased. 

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