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The annual Hertford Town Council community event, ‘Cars at the Castle’, a free car show and Open Day at Hertford Castle, will take place on Sunday 4th June from 12 noon to 4 pm.

This family-friendly event will have hot and cold food concessions and a bar. There will be an activity for the children and live music throughout the afternoon. 

With over 60 cars due to exhibit, with a selection of vintage and modern vehicles including electrically powered cars courtesy of our sponsors Gates Ltd.  

The cars will be exhibited on the lawn, with Hertford Castle as their backdrop, plus Hertford Castle will be open to the public free of charge to explore.

During the event, the Mayor of Hertford will be joined by the event sponsors Gates Ltd to judge and award trophies to the car owners as part of the annual car competition. The categories include best paint work, best interior, best post-1970 car, best pre-1970 car, best British, and best foreign car.

The Mayor of Hertford, Cllr Vicky Smith, said: "This is one of the Town Council’s most popular events with lots to do for all the family. I’m looking forward to seeing all this year’s exhibits and hope to see many of you there for a fun afternoon on the Castle grounds."

Event Sponsors Gates Ltd said:

"Gates is a family-owned and operated Ford Main Dealer with dealerships across Hertfordshire, Essex, and London. Established in 1920, they have been involved in many local and community events over the years with 2023 being no exception. Gates is delighted to be sponsoring “Cars at the Castle” in Hertford and will be present on the day with a selection of New Ford Cars on display. Gates’ Events Team is also excited to see the array of classic cars that will be exhibited and look forward to meeting local car enthusiasts as they judge and award trophies during the day."

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