Cars at the Castle event motors into Hertford
The first Cars at the Castle motor show will take place in Hertford this weekend.
A new event in Hertford Town Council’s programme, this car show and Hertford Castle open day will take place on Sunday, June 4.
The show for motor enthusiasts will take place in the grounds of Hertford Castle from noon to 4pm.
Over 40 cars will be exhibited on the Castle lawn in this free car show, with vehicles ranging from the early 1930s to late 2016, classic and modern cars.
Hertford Castle will also be open to the public free of charge.
Councillor Jane Sartin, chairman of Hertford Town Council’s development and leisure committee, said: “This is a new event for Hertford Town Council, but there has already been huge interest in it.
“Come and see cars from across nine decades, enjoy live music, and explore Hertford Castle.”
The mayor of Hertford, Councillor Sue Dunkley, along with event sponsors The Auto Agency, will be judging and awarding trophies in the following categories:
• Best British Best Interior
• Best Foreign Best Paint Work
• Best Pre-1970 Sponsor’s Favourite
• Best Post-1970 Mayor’s Favourite
This family-friendly event will have hot and cold food concessions and a bar.
For children there will be a bouncy castle and also live music throughout the afternoon.
The entertainment schedule for the afternoon is as follows:
• Noon: Joe Richardson
• 12.30pm: Chris Law
• 1pm: Sam Smith
• 1.30pm: Nuala
• 2pm: Adam and Rick
• 2.30pm: Beth Hedges
• 3pm: Mayor’s speech and prize giving
• 3.30pm: Sam Smith