The 19th Regis Classic Tour
“The BOB Tour” visiting Berkshire, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire. 11th – 13th March 2016
All Venues now selected, chosen and booked!
Organised by the ladies of Bognor Regis Motor Club Ltd and generously sponsored for the ninth year by William Frosts of Frosts Ltd www.frosts4cars.co.uk. The team have announced this will be the penultimate annual charity touring weekend and the last in the UK. The entries having been coming in since the New Year and how over 85% reserved.
Based at the very comfortable 4 star Hilton St Anne’s Manor at Wokingham, www.hilton.com/Wokingham crews will arrive on Friday night to sign-on and collect their packs before a group Buffet Dinner.
Saturday the tour heads through Berkshire and into Buckinghamshire visiting the Chiltern Hills.
provide very interesting visits and a light lunch will be served in the Mess.
- The Wittington Estate courtesy of The SAS Institute at Marlow will be our afternoon cream tea venue where the 110 acres of grounds are being restored to their former glory by a very dedicated in house team. Cream Tea will be served by the delightful ladies of Hambleden WI, so there will be lovely scones! These venues are mainly opening exclusively for our participants.
- Crews then return to the hotel for a pre-dinner Drinks Reception where tombola tickets will be sold, followed by a Black Tie Gala Dinner where the entertainment for the evening will be our Auctioneer of some repute Rob Hunt.
- On Sunday the tour is heading onto the open roads of Oxfordshire.
Shaw House, Newbury www.westberks.gov.uk/shawhouse. This is our Morning Coffee and cake venue, a remarkably well preserved example of an Elizabethan Manor House built in 1581 for Thomas Dolman, a wealthy Newbury cloth merchant.
The Williams Conference Centre at Grove www.williamsf1.com/conference-centre
is our fantastic finish venue where there will be an opportunity to view Sir Frank Williams private collection of F1 cars before a two course hot buffet lunch.
The entry fee is £700 for a crew of two sharing a double/twin en-suite room at Hilton - St Anne’s Manor for Friday & Saturday night plus English Breakfast both mornings. Buffet Dinner on Friday evening and three course Gala Dinner on Saturday. Entry fees to all venues en-route plus refreshments and lunches on Saturday and Sunday. Comprehensive Tulip roadbook. Each crew will have a Souvenier photograph and commemorative gift plus the services of our experienced marshalling team.
The entry list is now 85% reserved and there are a few up-graded rooms available at the hotel at a supplement. The hotel is offering special rates for those wishing to extend their stay.
Sunday Optional Extension & Coach Trip
- There will be our usual optional Sunday evening coach trip and visit with supper. The River & Rowing Museum at Henley-on-Thames will be opening exclusively for our visit with our meal provided by The Quince Tree at £35pp.
To reserve your place call Ali Green 01243 542674 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before 4th February 2016.
Over the last 18 years the team have raised £485,721.56 for Cancer charities. For 2016 every penny raised will be donated between Against Breast Cancer and Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer. It is hoped that the magic half a million figure will be exceeded next year with the help and support of everyone involved.
Photographs of the 18th Regis Classic Tour are available from Nigel Eddleston at www.edpphoto.com, official photographers for The Regis Classic Tour.