Porsche Club GB's 2015 National Event will take place at Althorp in Northamptonshire over the weekend of 15th and 16th August.
The event will see various activities take place, including: Trade village, live arena, evening entertainment, National Concours, anniversary displays, exclusive tours of Althorp, Region and Register parking and much more!
Region and Register parking
Tours of Althorp House
The Althorp event will be open from 12 noon on Saturday 15th August. The event will open at 9am on Sunday 16th August and will close at 5pm on both days.
Advance ticket sales have now closed, however tickets will still be available on the gate at the following prices:
Weekend - £20
Saturday - £13
Sunday - £15
Saturday night Carrera Party - SOLD OUT
Taking place in the Stables courtyard at Althorp, this relaxed gathering is scheduled to commence at around 6pm on Saturday evening and conclude at 10.30pm. There will be a hog roast, live music and a bar (cash) for all to enjoy. It’s a night not to miss and we’d love you to join us!
Coach transport for Saturday evening- SOLD OUT
The Club is aware that many Members may not wish to drive to and from Althorp on for the Saturday evening Carrera party. As such, a FREE coach service will be provided with 150 seats available from the main hotel. Please tick if you would like to reserve a spot.
Exclusive tours of Althorp House - SATURDAY ONLY
Club Members will have the opportunity to enjoy tours of Althorp House from 10am – 12pm on Saturday. Pre-booking is required so please call the office on 01608 652911 to reserve your place.
Althorp National Concours - ENTRY CLOSED
The Club’s 2015 National Concours will be taking place at Althorp on Sunday 16th August. Entries for the contest have now closed however be sure to cast your eye over some of the finest examples of Porsches on the day.
On-track activity at Porsche Experience Centre Silverstone - Saturday- SOLD OUT
Organised by Porsche Cars GB, it is anticipated that a limited number of driving experiences will be available at Silverstone on Saturday 15th August. More details to be released soon.
Porsche Centre Drives
We are working with Porsche cars to organise meetings at local Porsche Centres prior to driving to Althorp.
Accommodation- SOLD OUT
The Club has reserved a limited number of rooms at a local hotel and details will be available in the next issue of Porsche Post.
National Event A – Z
Built in 1508, and set within 550 acres of walled parkland, Althorp has been the home of the Spencer family for half a millennium. Explore the magnificent park, take a stroll through the remodelled gardens, and perhaps take the opportunity to reflect by the peaceful Round Oval Lake
We will be joined by winner of the 1977 Le Mans, Jurgen Barth, who will be signing commemorative prints of his famous victory
The Club’s 2015 National Concours will be taking place at Althorp on Sunday, 16th August. Entries for the contest have now closed however be sure to cast your eye over some of the finest examples of Porsches.
The event will take place in Althorp’s large Deer Park. It is a truly beautiful setting, which will be full of Stuttgart’s finest during the weekend
Exclusive tours of Althorp House - LIMITED AVAILABLITY
Club members will have the opportunity to enjoy tours of Althorp House from 10am–12pm on Saturday 15th August. Please phone the Club office on 01608 652911
Fun in the arena
The event arena will see a host of activities take place, and there will be opportunities for all members to participate
Get there early
It is going to be busy at Althorp, so we advise you to arrive in plenty of time. Gates will be open at 12pm on Saturday and 9am on Sunday
Due to strong demand, all available rooms at the Sedgebrook Hall Hotel have now been taken. But the Club has secured a number of rooms at a second hotel: Hilton Northampton, NN4 0XW. To book your accommodation please contact the hotel direct on 01604 700666, select option two for reservations, and quote GPCGB
Invite your friends
Everyone is welcome at Althorp; it will be a terrific celebration of the marque, and an event that we want all motoring enthusiasts to enjoy, not just existing Club members
Join your Regional drive
Many Porsche Centres will be staging meetings on the Saturday morning, before members head to Althorp. Contact your Regional Organiser to find out how you can get involved
Kids go free!
Children aged 16 and under will be admitted free throughout the weekend – it’s a family-friendly venue
The Club’s insurance partner will be present from the outset. It’s a great chance to talk with the Lockton team and discuss your insurance requirements
Live music will feature at the Carrera Party on the Saturday night, and also during the day on Sunday. A stage will be setup in the Althorp Stables area
Night-time transport - SOLD OUT
The Club is aware that many members may not wish to drive to and from Althorp for the Carrera party on Saturday evening. So a free coach service will be provided from both the Sedgebrook Hall hotel and Northampton Hilton. Please mark on the entry form if you would like to reserve a seat(s)
On track - SOLD OUT
It is anticipated that a limited number of driving experiences, organised by Porsche Cars Great Britain, will be available at Silverstone on Saturday, 15th August. More details to be published in due course
Porsche Cars Great Britain
The team from Reading will be bringing a range of both new and classic models for members to view. As always, National Events offer a great opportunity for members to meet the personnel from Porsche Cars GB
There are a host of anniversary displays for the Club to celebrate in 2015. These include 924, 50 years of the 912 and 60 years of the Carrera name
Region and Register Parking
Club Regions and Registers who have requested parking areas will be allocated a space within the Deer Park
Saturday evening party - SOLD OUT
Taking place in the Stables Courtyard at Althorp, this relaxed gathering is scheduled to begin at around 6pm on Saturday and conclude at 10.30pm. There will be a hog roast, live music and a bar to enjoy. It’s a night not to miss and we would love you to join us!
The Club’s Shop will be open, and other trade stands on site. Althorp offers a great opportunity to stock up on some…
For all things Porsche! Althorp will be the place to celebrate the marque this year, and to see some of the finest examples in the UK
As always, an army of Club volunteers will be working hard to ensure that the entire weekend runs as smoothly as possible.
Find out more about Althorp by visiting the venue’s website – www.althorp.com
‘X’ marks the spot
Althorp is centrally located and close to Northampton. It is clearly signposted, but the postcode – should you need it for your sat-nav – is NN7 4HQ
You and your car
The success of the 2015 event will be determined by your attendance! We are hoping to see many Porsche Club GB members at Althorp
Available to buy over the weekend from the Club’s detailing partner, Swissvax