Sunday 28 May 2017 - Lion Green
Eight great years...
" In 2009, I was invited by the Haslemere Festival to assemble a group of Classic Cars to display at the Donkey Derby, I ended up with about 40… this has grown to the amazing variety of well over 200 vehicles seen on Lion Green in 2015.
We now attract cars and traders from a wide area and with support from the Festival and sponsors we have been able to achieve a ‘vintage’ fete where arts and crafts meets farmers market, while the focus remains on classics spanning several generations.
Each year we seem to go from strength to strength with Lion Green bulging with classic cars, crowds and cake in the afternoon!
It’s fantastic to see so many people enjoying the cars while relaxing in the sunshine listening to jazz, we’ve been able to provide free entertainment for the people of Haslemere while still raising money for the Haslemere Festival and helping to fund other events in the local community."
The Haslemere Classic Car Show and Tour has been running since 2009 and has attracted a great variety of classics from the turn of the 20th century to the early seventies, including most of the major marques and a number of more unusual and rare vehicles.
Each year we seem to attract a bigger audience coming from all over the South East of England. Over the years the tour has covered many miles through the beautiful local countryside surrounding the town. More and more of our entrants are dressing to ‘match’ their cars and taking place in our ‘Best Dressed’ and ‘People’s Choice’ competitions.
Past Years Hall of Fame
2016 - Gary Bartlett, 1972 Ford Capri MK1
2015 - Gary and Sally Collins, 1967 Volkswagen Splitscreen Campervan
2014 - Rod Ayres, Triumph Stag
2013 - Rod Ayres, Cortina 1600E
2012 - Patrick Markey, Vauxhall Wyvern E
2011 - David Bicknell, 1934 Lagonda Corinthian
2010 - Frank Walton, 1911 Renault
2009 - Phyliss Hewetson Rolls-Royce 20hp tourer
Best Dressed Car and Driver
2016 - Lisa Costello, BMW Isetta
2015 - Tristan Beard and Amy, 1961 Morris Mini-Minor
2014 - Rigby & Charlotte Andres, Daimler EL24
2013 - Andrea Porter, 1969 VW Beetle
2012 - Ian & Ann Marshall, MGA
2011 - Angela Hume, 1938 Ford Prefect
2015 - Ian Carnell, 1957 Chevrolet Belair and John Hucker, 1965 Corvette Stingray
2014 - Geoff Moss, Ford Cortina 1600GT and Mark Burch, Splitscreen VW camper.
2013 - Nicki Daniels, 1932 Ford Model B Roadster and Martin Carter, 1957 Chevolet Station Wagon
2012 - David Rix and Aaron Brown
2016 - Adult, Debbie & Kate Valentine, Kids up
to 8, William Benson, Kids 9-15 Ella Hockham
2015 - Adult, Kate Mew, Kids up to 8, William Austin, Kids 9-15 Alfie Woodrow
2014 - Adult, Sophie Haschka, Kids, Isobel Hunt
2013 - Adult, Rita Clayton, Kids, Nicole Bacon
VIDEO FROM PAST EVENTS
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OUR 2016 WINNER'S
Best dressed car and driver
Winner Lisa Costello from Haslemere in her beautiful and cute BMW Isetta. Lisa only finished restoring the car two weeks before, just in time to drive to her wedding. Pictures with Adrian Hardwick from show sponsors Keats Estate and Letting Agents.
Runner up Richard Bourne from London in his immaculate 1965 Jaguar E-type Series 1 Roadster.
OUR 2016 WINNER'S
In the People’s Choice competition, visitors to the show voted for the car they would most like to take home! The winner was Gary Bartlett from Winchester in his 1972 Ford Capri MK1, Gary won a Goodwood Voucher donated by Walter Heale from Historic Motor Car Storage. Two runner up prizes were given to Bob Marchant from Brighton in his 1967 Austin A35 Police Van and Dean Lucas from Haslemere in his 1965 MGB.
OUR 2016 WINNER'S
The HCCS Bake-off was back once again with the bake a cake competition, producing a fabulous display of delicious cakes. The competition was judged by Lorraine Miller, the owner of Miribelles Tea Shop, Town Crier Christian Ashdown, ITV War Correspondant Michael Nicholson OBE and Ex Mayor Brian Howard, who all like cake! The adult competition for a single large cake was won by a joint Mother and Daughter effort from Debbie and Kate Valentine from Wormley, they won a Kenwood K-mix stand mixer generously given by show supporters Kenwood. Second was Laura Bond from Midhurst and third, Nicola Telehagen from Haslemere. The children’s competition to make cupcakes was judged in two ages - up to 8, won by William Benson from Elsted and 9-15 won by Haslemere’s Ella Hockham.
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