Popular Saint Francis Hospice car show raises thousands of pounds for worthy cause

PUBLISHED: 15:30 15 September 2017

A record 500 vehicles took part in the sixth Frankie's Classic Car and Bike Fest for Saint Francis Hospice. Picture: Saint Francis Hospice

A record 500 vehicles took part in the sixth Frankie's Classic Car and Bike Fest for Saint Francis Hospice. Picture: Saint Francis Hospice


Saint Francis Hospice’s biggest and most successful car show to date raised more than £18,500.

Car lovers, friends and families enjoyed the very best classic motors, entertainment and vintage goods at Dunton, Essex, to raise funds for the hospice in Havering-atte-Bower.

The winners included:

 Best British Bike – Tony Seber’s 1939 Velocette KSS

 Best Rest of World Bike - Tony Chapman’s 1976 Suzuki GT125

 Show ‘n’ Shine Car of the Show – Stanley Wood’s 1970 Morris Minor Traveller

 Burton Power Concours Best in Show – Michael Stewart’s immaculate Ford Escort RS2000

 Secure Locking Systems Trophy in memory of Colin Gray – Eric Hemming’s 1943 Willy’s Jeep

Organiser Alan Mason said that over the past six years the event has totalled £102,000.

He added: “This was our best ever Frankie’s Classic Car and Bike Fest with a huge range of vehicles on display, great music and dancing, and we are delighted to exceed our £100,000 fundraising target.”

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