Calendar

The E-type Club is pleased to be able to bring you a range of UK & International Club events. 

April

13  CKL Developments
      Track Day

Did you go? Have any interesting anecdotes or photographs? Please let us know and we will include on the website.

May

1-2   Donington Historic 

        Festival 

Did you go? Have any interesting anecdotes or photographs? Please let us know and we will include on the website.

June

12-13   E-type 60,                     
            Shelsley Walsh,             
            Worcestershire

22        CKL Developments
            Track Day

July

4               Jaguar Festival,                            Bicester

8-11          Goodwood Festival
                  of Speed

16-18         Auto-Royale,
                  Waddesdon

17-18         Classic Nostalgia at
                  Shelsley Walsh

18-22         Suffolk Tour

25-29         Suffolk Tour

30-1 Aug   Silverstone Classic

August

16-22  Portmerion &
            Mid Wales Tour

24        CKL Developments
            Track Day

July

Portmerion & Mid Wales Tour

CKL Developments Track Day

April

19-23     Isle of Wight
              Shakedown Tour

24-28     Isle of Wight                            Shakedown Tour

May

15-19   Yorkshire Dales Tour

June

12-16   Pembrokeshire Tour

September

14-25   Pyrenees Tour

2023

May   7 - 23                Scottish Islands & Highlands Rally

May 16-22                  Croatia Tour

2021

E-type 60
June 12-13

Celebrating 60 years since the launch of the Jaguar E-type, and the birth of the spectacular 'Swinging Sixties'.

 

Based at historic Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb, this will be one of the most spectacular Jaguar celebrations ever staged in the motoring world.

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Highlights include:

  • ​Action on the hill both days

  • Entertainment focused on the outrageous sounds and trends of the 960s

  • Star attraction - 9600 HP the original launch press car and the oldest Jaguar E-type.

  • A special guest appearance by the Mini - another unique '60s' icon 

  • A display of all 13 models of E-type, including the Series II and Series III which propel us from the Swinging '60s to the flower power and hippy culture of the 1970s

  • Live theatre in the form of Q&A sessions, forums and interviews

  • Competitions, displays, technical exhibitors, and much, much more...

Organised by E-type Club HQ 

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CKL Developments Track Day
June 22

At the Goodwood Motor Circuit.

For all enquiries and to make a booking, please contact CKL using the blue button, or on +44 (0)1424 870600

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Goodwood Festival of Speed
July 8-11

Held in the beautiful parkland surrounding Goodwood House, the Festival of Speed is motorsport's summer garden party, an intoxicating celebration of the world's most glamorous sport.

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Auto-Royale, Waddesdon
July 16-18

More than two years in the making, Auto Royale is a modern reimagining of what the traditional Concours d’Elegance can be. 

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 Classic Nostalgia at Shelsley Walsh

Great cars from across motorsport history will gather at Shelsley Walsh for the Classic Nostalgia meeting on

 

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the popular annual event, which features a spectacular blend of competitive action on the famous hillclimb, demonstration runs, classic-car displays, trade stands and vintage-themed entertainment.

July 17-18
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Suffolk Discovery Tour
July 18-22
or 25-29

Discover one of England’s most beautiful and undiscovered counties, exploring its fascinating villages and byways in style and comfort. Often underrated, Suffolk is incredibly beautiful and the lack of constant tourists makes it a great destination for some peace and quiet. ​

Tour Highlights include:​

  • Accomodation at the historic 4-star Hintlesham Hall Hotel

  • Runs to Constable country, Sutton Hoo, Aldeburgh and much more

  • Visits to Dedham Boathouse and enjoy a trip on the River Stour

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

18-22 July sold out - only few places remaining 25-29 July

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Silverstone Classic
July 30 - 1 August

The E-type Club has once again registered to take part at Silverstone Classic 2021, and there is a discount code for club members.

A feast of dedicated retro races, massive eye-catching car club displays and glittering on-track parades that in recent years have been saluted with multiple Guinness World Records. And this year there will be plenty of E-type 60th anniversary celebrations - races, parades and Concours.

For tickets simply click the blue button to go to the Silverstone booking page and insert the Club code.

 

For a Club code reminder, please click the red button.

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Portmeirion and Mid-Wales Tour
August 16-22

Portmeirion Hotel and its associated village (backdrop for 60’s cult classic TV series The Prisoner) is an experience quite unlike any hotel you might have stayed in before. The Cambrian Mountains and Elan Valley offer stunning views, and are a driver’s delight.

Tour Highlights include:

  • Portmeirion Hotel in a stunning setting by the Afon Dwyryd estuary

  • Award-winning Lake Country House Hotel set amid the Brecon Beacons

  • Five Tulip runs, including visits to the superb Bodnant Gardens

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

Sold out - reserve list available

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Picos de Europa

Picos de Europa is a mountain range with peaks up to 8700 feet that is shared by three Spanish regions: Cantabria, Asturias and León. The entire area is protected as a National Park to maintain its impressive forests and wildlife, which includes wild boar, wolves, brown bears, deer, birds of prey and more.

Tour Highlights include:

  • Off-the-beaten track driving on some of the most beautiful roads in the region

  • Six nights in carefully selected hotels

  • Guided trips and visits

  • Delicious regional cuisine

Organised by Classics on the Road - info@classicsontheroad.com

September 7-15 
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Peak District Shakedown Tour
September 1-5
or 5-9

A region of contrasting natural beauty with moors and dales, rivers, springs and caverns. At its heart is the Peak District National Park, known for its breath-taking landscapes and historic source of inspiration and adventure. Home to dozens of market towns, pretty villages and historic houses.

Tour Highlights include:

  • Visits to Chatsworth House, Heage Windmill and Eyam Museum

  • A base at the fabulous Izaak Walton Hotel with 2* Rosette dining room

  • ‘Pipes in the Peaks’ concert and classic car collection

 

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

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CKL Developments Track Day
August 24

At the Goodwood Motor Circuit.

For all enquiries and to make a booking, please contact CKL using the blue button, or on +44 (0)1424 870600

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Concours d'Elegance
September 3-5

Bringing to Hampton Court a selection of 60 of the rarest cars from around the world - many of which have never been seen before in the UK.

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Spring into Autumn Meeting
September 25-26
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With our traditional Spring Meeting cancelled, we have decided to introduce a special event for 2021 - the 'Spring into Autumn Weekend'. 

 Weekend Highlights include:

  • Surrey Hills drive on Saturday (Arranged with Backwater Tours)

  • Supper at Burford Bridge Hotel, Box Hill on Saturday evening

  • A chance to meet friends and admire a fine display of cars on Sunday

  • Sunday lunch at Denbies

For more information on the Surrey Hills Run, click the gold button, or contact Paul Trill on paul@backwatertours.co.uk

If you are interested in participating in the Saturday supper, please email Louise on louise@e-typeclub.com.

To book Sunday at Denbies, you can book online or download a booking form via the links on the right.

 

Organised by Club HQ

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2022

 
Scottish Highlands Tour
September 12-16

Explore this favourite area of Scotland in unbeatable style and comfort. Backwater Tours have been visiting this area for over 20 years and are confident that we have the knowledge and experience to serve up something special.

 

This fabulous 'Scotland in Style' Tour serves up uncluttered roads, stunning scenery, 5-Star accommodation and superb food in the company of like-minded companions — all the ingredients for a truly memorable tour.

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

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Isle of Wight Shakedown Tour
April 19-23
or 24-28

The Isle of Wight is beautiful all year round and boasts miles of stunning coastline, from towering chalk cliffs to golden sandy beaches, from rolling rural vistas to lush marshland – explore the best of the UK’s impressive landscape in one unique place.

 Highlights include:

  • Two Tulip Navigation Runs

  • Ferry cost for car and passengers from Southampton (other options available).

  • Superior Lakeside room view as standard

  • Full English breakfast each morning. Four three-course dinners at the hotel

  • Comprehensive tour book

  • Scenic Vintage Bus trip on Southern Vectis ‘Old Girl’

  • Rally Plate / Backwater observation trophy competition

  • Osborne House and Gardens entrance

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

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Goodwood Revival
September 17-19

Recreating the glamour of motor racing as it used to be, the Motor Circuit comes alive for the Revival, both on and off the historic track. The only historic race meeting to be staged entirely in period dress, the Revival sees a return to the halcyon days of Goodwood as the spiritual home of British motor racing.

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Goodwood Members' Meeting
October 16-17

Goodwood Motor Circuit, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PH.

An exclusive event for GRRC Members and Fellows.

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Yorkshire Dales Tour
May 15-19

Passing through the towns such as Hawes, Settle, Kettlewell, Grassington, Slaidburn, Aysgarth Falls, and more, plus Buttertubs Pass and the iconic Ribblehead Viaduct. 

 

Also taking in the Forest of Bowland and the scenic Trough of Bowland (a hidden gem), as well as the Dales of Wharfedale and Nidderdale all areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

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Pyrenees Tour
September 14-25

​More details to follow shortly.

Organised by Classics on the Road - info@classicsontheroad.com

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2023

 
Scottish Islands & Highlands Rally
May 7-23

​More details to follow shortly.

Organised by ClassicRallyPress 

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Pembrokeshire Tour
June 12-16

As well scenic runs you will also have the opportunity to get out your walking boots and take advantage of Pembrokeshire’s dramatic coastline — a joy for walkers.

 Highlights include:

  • Five days, four nights

  • Restricted group size

  • Three course dinners and breakfast each day

  • Coffee stops

  • Comprehensive tour book, rally plate

  • more to follow

Organised by Backwater Tours - paul@backwatertours.co.uk

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Croatia Tour
May 16-22

​More details to follow shortly.

Organised by Classics on the Road - info@classicsontheroad.com

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Jaguar Festival, Bicester Heritage
July 4

The Summer Jaguar Festival will take place within the atmospheric surroundings of Bicester Heritage on 4th July 2021 and will celebrate 60 years of the iconic E-type, plus the anniversaries of the Mark 10, X-Type, XK8 (X100 and X150) as well as Jaguar’s first victory at Le Mans.

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