Final Newsletter & Directions

Exhibition news

Open all day from 10am to 6pm on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th and 10am to on Sunday 8th April.

The official opening by Doug Niven and Ian Calder (members of Jim Clark’s family) will take place at 12.00 on the Friday and includes the first UK appearance of the FIA Hall of Fame certificate. Press, radio and tv will be invited

On the Sunday, there will be an undercover display of some of Jim Clark’s racing cars, opposite the Community Centre. Bonham’s auction house will be there as well to value items, with proceeds going to the Jim Clark Trust. We are hoping that there will be the opportunity to be photographed with the cars.
Update; There will be 2 Lotus 25s, a Lotus 43, 2 Elans and possibly a Lotus Cortina.
A collection never seen together in the UK before!

‘Born in the Borders’ brewery special commemorative brew ‘Racing Green’, is now on sale. We’ve tried it and it gets the thumbs up!

Shirts and souvenirs and more
Polo shirts, car stickers and souvenir programmes will be on sale.
We have copies of Graham Gauld’s magnificent ‘Racing Hero’ and Eric Dymock’s ‘Jim Clark’ for sale at discounted prices.
We also have facsimile copies of a newspaper celebration of Jim’s achievements from 1965 available.

You have a chance to win a copy of ‘Racing Hero’, signed by many people associated with Jim, including family and contemporaries. Just by raffle ticket at the event!

Please note all transactions will be cash or sterling cheque only.

There are cash withdrawal facilities in the Post Office and a cash machine outside the Co-op in the village, very close to the Community Centre.

Please follow direction signs to the car parks as this will help us with traffic flow though the village and also when leaving.
All traffic will be entering the village from the west (Duns) side. This is vital on the Sunday as there will be a road closure outside the Community Centre, preventing access to the main car park by that route.
Blue Badge holders will be accommodated in the village centre, as close as possible to the Community Centre.
Club Lotus members and other special cars will be on display in the grounds of Chirnside School near the Parish Church, a short walk from the village centre.
Parking is limited near the church so please allow time to walk from the village centre if attending the memorial service at 3pm on Saturday.
In the event of bad weather, parking arrangements may be changed at short notice.
There are two pubs in the village, the Waterloo Arms near the church and the Red Lion near the Community Centre.
Crosshill Fish and Chicken Bar will be open from 12am on all three days.
Light refreshments available in the Community Centre and at the Beacon Café opposite.
Toilets are available in the village centre at several locations.
Please print the map and bring it with you,

Although copies of the Chirnside leaflet from which includes this map, will be available at the Community Centre.

For a downloadable/printable version of this newsletter click here


  1. Denis Riddell

    Is there going to be a on-line opportunity to purchase polo shirts..etc

    • Hi,
      If there are any T shirts, programmes or car stickers left after the event we will likely offer them through eBay. The reproduction Berwickshire News is only available at the event but can be ordered i at the event if we sellout.

      Not sure what will happen about books as we have a special arrangement with the publishers for the event

  2. Iain Nicolson

    Are the racing cars only going to be on display on the Sunday then? I thought cars were being displayed on the Saturday too?

    • Yes the race cars will be on display on Sunday in Chirnside in the Common Good Car park at Crosshill by the Southview Church opposite the Community Centre

      • Hi, are there no cars on display on the Saturday at all? Any publicity material I’ve seen says race cars and club Lotus displays on both Saturday and Sunday. I’ve made arrangements to attend on Saturday and but don’t fancy the near 200 mile round trip for there to be no cars on display. Thanks

  3. Richard welsh

    In order to print off the map, a password is required. Not much help for the general public!

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