The Fifth Annual British Motoring Festival is taking place July 12, 2014,
and once again we will be able to enjoy the beautiful Kings - Edgehill
School campus in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Kings - Edgehill is the oldest
private school in Canada, dating back to 1788, and the 65 acres of lawn and
shade trees is just 40 minutes from Halifax.
Last year the Saturday event saw 150 participating vehicles from New
England, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces, and was well attended
once again by visitors who came to see the great cars, motorcycles, trucks,
even tractors, as well as to enjoy some authentic British cuisine and
This year we have additional fun for the family with a demonstration Cricket
Match, discussions on certain manufacturers and restorations, valve cover
racing as well as the English cuisine, art work, and gifts. Once again, folks
can enjoy the town walk showing historic properties, the model airplane
displays, a car corral, an afternoon English Tea, a comedy show by local
talent, and a best dressed competition.
For participants, on Friday evening there will be a wine and cheese reception,
Saturday has the show with public viewing from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and
Saturday evening participants can join us for a banquet in air conditioned
comfort, with an outdoor movie afterwards. Sunday morning participants will
enjoy the Spitfire breakfast, then the driving tour with a stop at a local
winery and we finish the weekend with a complimentary lunch nearby.
This year we are encouraging participants and the public to dress up in
traditional English costume - the fashion of the early 1900s, or the period of
your favourite car - and a prize will be awarded, so dig out your Wellies and
Harris tweed, or bobby sox and blue jeans now.
Come for the cars. Stay for the fun.
© 2014 British Motoring Festival
Updated April 15, 2014