We did it!
The Rotary Club of Blairgowrie would like to thank everyone for the fantastic generosity in raising £28,000 for the Charities – Cancer Research UK and Alzheimers Scotland – during the Festival and Drive it Day and also for all the help and support from Volunteers. Many letters of thanks have been received from participants.
See below for a look back on a great weekend!
Perth Motoring Festival - 21st April 2018
150 Vintage, Classic and Super Cars were displayed in Tay Street Perth. Perth and Kinross Council were very helpful in closing Tay Street and other streets for the event.
Over 2000 people enjoyed the spectacle in the Presence of HRH Prince Michael Of Kent who was very knowledgeable about the cars spoke to many of the participants.
Cars returned to Scone Palace via Perth old bridge, celebrating the red Flag act from 1879 with a 1920 model T Ford in which the Lord and Lady Provost of Perth and Kinross were passengers
At Scone Palace the 150 special cars joined the 16 Car Clubs from all over Scotland displaying over 350 cars and Motor Cycles. Various forms of entertainment were on hand including an Aerobatic display.
Special thanks to Lord and Lady Mansfield for use of Scone Palace.
80 Vintage, Classic and Super Cars set off from Blairgowrie Golf Club and drove via the Wellmeadow where they were welcomed by a large crowed before embarking on a 160 mile drive.
The route was through Glenshee to Braemar, along part of the new ‘Snow Road’ to Raemoir House Hotel in Ballater for lunch. The afternoon drive was over Cairn O’Mount through the Angus countryside, back into Perthshire arriving at Scone Palace for High Tea and an Auction.
Prince Michael of Kent drove a 1953 Jaguar XK 120 for the 160 miles and remarked he had enjoyed the weekend immensely and that it was extremely well organised.