A Taste of Britain… in Rothsville

By on August 13, 2014

Once a year, Rothsville’s Forney Field becomes the home of nearly 300 British vehicles ranging from MGs, Triumphs, Austin Healeys, Minis, Morgans, Jaguars, Jensons, Rovers and more.

The Lanco MG Club hosts its 25th Annual ‘A Taste of Britain’ British Car Show on Sunday Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. on Forney Field, located on Church Street. A polo match follows at 2:30 p.m.

On Aug. 24, Rothsville will be part of a British invasion — when Forney Field is invaded by nearly 300 British MGs, Triumphs, Austin Healeys, Minis, Morgans, Jaguars, Jensons and Rovers prior to the 2:30 p.m. polo match. (Photo courtesy of Lanco MG Club)

On Aug. 24, Rothsville will be part of a British invasion — when Forney Field is invaded by nearly 300 British MGs, Triumphs, Austin Healeys, Minis, Morgans, Jaguars, Jensons and Rovers prior to the 2:30 p.m. polo match. (Photo courtesy of Lanco MG Club)

Spectators will be treated to a wide variety of British vehicles There are usually between 225 to 300 cars on the show field. Food is provided, as well as a hospitality tent.

The show is non-judged. The cost to register a vehicle is $15 prior to Aug. 16, and $20 afterwards. Dash plaques are given to the first 175 vehicles registered. Door prizes are also drawn for registered vehicles.

The fee for spectators is $5, which includes admission to the 2:30 p.m. polo match. Proceeds benefit the Central PA Food Bank. To learn more, speak with Gloria at 285-7379.

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