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Classic car event a major success

The event featured 28 classic cars from vintage to present day

The latest fund-raising event for the £6 million Blackburn Cathedral Appeal was a Classic Car event at Browsholme Hall, Lancashire.

The event featured 28 classic cars from vintage to present day, with attendees offered a Concours d’Elegance. Champagne and canapes reception, followed by luncheon of two further courses,

The Very Reverend Peter Howell-Jones, Dean of Blackburn Cathedral said: “We are delighted that this superbly organised event has helped raise much needed funds for our Appeal. I would like to thank all the helpers, especially organiser Peter Whitman, Browsholme Hall for the venue and our sponsors: Peter Jackson Jewellers, the Bowker Motor Group, Investec, Majestic Wines,Charles Campbell, Bespoke Tailors and The Fromm Shoppe, Photographers.

As a sponsor, Chris Eccles, MD at Bowker Blackburn and Director, Bowker Motor Group, observed: “Bowker Motor Group provided some of our most eye-catching prestige vehicles, including BMW and Maserati for this successful event at a stunning location.

“We know the Cathedral plays an important role in the Blackburn community and we hope many will continue to support the cause.”

Commenting why businesses should get involved with the appeal, Perter Jackson, MD, Peter Jackson the Jeweller, added: “Peter Jackson the Jeweller was delighted to support this wonderful event, raising much needed funds for the Blackburn Cathedral appeal.

“We have been in business in Blackburn for over thirty years and owe much of our success to the wonderful people of Blackburn, who have shopped with us all that time. The Cathedral is there for the people of Lancashire in so many ways and it is a pleasure for us to play a small part in helping that support to be provided.”