A Groundbreaking Exhibition Like No Other: Land Rovers and Range Rovers Used by HM Queen Elizabeth II

Regular price $25

Thursday, Aug. 15, 4:00PM

With Paul Barritt & Michael Bishop

Members of the executive team from Land Rover Classic will be present to share insights into the history of ten selected Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles that have served the royal family. This will be their first-ever display outside of the UK. Land Rover expert Michael Bishop will speak about the design of the vehicles, their historical significance, and unique stories related to their time in service and subsequent care. Additionally, the event will include a discussion of the 1954 Prototype D-Type Jaguar by Jaguar Classic, a car that dominated the 'Golden Era of Racing' and captivated enthusiasts with its beauty. This event offers a special opportunity for fans and collectors to engage with representatives of these iconic brands and view vehicles with unparalleled provenance.

Paul Barritt – Director of JLR Classic

Paul was appointed JLR Classic Director in December 2022. He is also a Trustee of the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust (JDHT), a Director of Bowler Motors and is on the advisory panel of the Historic and Classic Vehicle Alliance (HCVA).
Paul joined JLR in March 2020 as the SVO Chief Programme Engineer leading the Range Rover SV, the Range Rover Sport SV and the forthcoming Defender Octa SVO teams.
Prior to joining JLR, he had a long career at Aston Marin in engineering and programme management culminating in being Vehicle Line Director for GT cars.
Paul started his career at Rover Group working on Discovery 2 and Freelander, cars that are now in the JLR Classic collection giving a sense of having come full circle!
An Automotive Engineer by training, he has a Degree and Masters in Automotive Engineering Design. Paul is married with two grown up children and lives in a village just north of Stratford. In his spare time, he has restored a number of classic cars and currently owns an old Alfa Romeo and Lotus. He builds model cars and enjoys cycling, film, theatre, music, and motorsport.

Michael Bishop – Collector, Historian, Writer

Mike Bishop began collecting and writing about Land Rovers as a teenager in Australia in the late 1980s. His intuitive work was published in magazines but on the very first days of the internet in 1995 helping fellow collectors and enthusiasts. He travelled in the late 1990s to the UK to research the British Motor Museum archive. From that work he rediscovered Arthur Goddard, the original lead program engineer of Land Rover in 1948 and the man that put the development together for 1954 Royal State review Land Rovers for the 1954 Coronation Tour. He joined (JLR) Land Rover in 2011 firstly at Solihull with Land Rover Experience and the 2015 Defender year of Celebration and then the launch of Land Rover Classic in 2016. From running restoration programs, customer sales and helping plan out media stories and events.

Forum panelists subject to change.

Attendee expressly assumes all risks incidental to and associated with attendance at the Event. By virtue of attendance at the Event, Attendee acknowledges that they understand all risks incidental to and associated with their attendance, including but not limited to being struck by a golf cart or other vehicle and falls due to unevenness of terrain or surfaces, and hereby waives, releases and discharges PBC, any and all of its respective affiliated companies, and all employees, owners, officers, directors, agents, representatives, and/or volunteers associated with the Event (“Released Parties”), and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties, from any and all claims for damages for death, personal injury or property loss or damage including all costs and expenses, which result from Attendee’s attendance at the Event or participation in any related activities arranged, promoted and/or sponsored by the Released Parties, including, without limitation, those claims that arise as a result of the inherent risks associated with attending the Event, without limitation, (i) all claims for personal injuries, wrongful death or exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 or other communicable disease by the Attendee, any accompanying party, or other individuals exposed to COVID-19 by the Attendee of accompanying party; (ii) the application of any health and safety protocols to Attendee or any accompanying party and (iii) all claims based on the negligence of the Released Parties.  Attendee further agrees this waiver, release and assumption of risk is binding on Attendee’s heirs and assigns.

 Attendees may not photograph, film, tape, or aid in transmitting, in whole or part, any image or video of this event without the prior written consent of Pebble Beach Company (PBC). Unmanned aerial vehicles are expressly prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted. Attendee acknowledges this is a public event that will be photographed and digitally recorded by PBC and its agents and permanently assigns and releases any rights related to those photographs and recordings (or any manipulations or variations thereof) to PBC and its agents for their commercial, editorial and other uses. Pebble Beach©, Pebble Beach Golf Links®, The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® and their respective underlying distinct images and logo designs are trademarks and trade dress of Pebble Beach Company. All rights reserved.

Posters

Programs