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CarFest North At Cholmondeley Estate

Simon Charlesworth April 30, 2012 No Comments on CarFest North At Cholmondeley Estate

CarFest North At Cholmondeley EstateIf you’ve missed out on tickets to Chris Evans’ Hampshire-based CarFest show – a family-friendly car event which is being held to raise money for BBC Children In Need – fear not.

Today, the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show host and certified Ferrari-nut, Chris Evans announced the venue for a second show, CarFest North – and it’s Cholmondeley Estate.

CarFest North will take place over the weekend of the 8th-9th September.  It will feature a large collection of modern and classic supercars, top-quality bands – with Texas headlining on Saturday and Razorlight on Sunday – as well as a food festival and fun for all the family.

CarFest North will be the second large motoring extravaganza to take place in the grounds of the Cholmondeley Castle this year – the first being the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power which runs from the 15-17 June.

“When Chris mentioned plans for CarFest North on his Breakfast Show, I knew we had to show him what Cholmondeley had to offer,” said James Hall, Director of the Pageant and Cholmondeley Estate Manager.  “Being chosen to host CarFest North is just fantastic and cements our reputation as the home of high-octane action in the North of England“.

Chris Evans, host of BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show and brains behind the CarFest concept adds: “We checked out a number of amazing venues in the north but feel that Cholmondeley ticks all the right boxes.  Not only is it a well known venue for petrol heads but the setting is just beautiful and provides the ideal backdrop for the fantastic family focussed weekend we are pulling together.”

For further information on CarFest, visit or for further event information on the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power visit

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