Fifth Gear motoring presenter, Tiff Needell, confirmed as guest speaker at Motors By The Sea Gala Dinner!

Sep 6, 2018

The motoring presenter and former racing driver, Tiff Needell, has been confirmed as the guest speaker at the Motors By The Sea Gala Dinner which takes place on Saturday 15th September at the Hallmark Bournemouth Carlton Hotel.

Tiff presents the popular motoring show Fifth Gear alongside Vicki Butler-Henderson,Jason Plato and Jonny Smith. A presenter for over 30 years, he has presented Top Gear as well as being a columnist and feature writer in Top Gear Magazine. He has also worked alongside Murray Walker and as sole commentator for motorsport presentations on BBC’s Grandstand and has been the presenter for Sky Sports American NASCAR and Indycar series. Prior to his presenting career, Tiff Needell was a professional racing driver.

Paul Clarke, Bournemouth Coastal BID Chairman and Cluster Manager Hallmark Bournemouth Hotels, advised, “We are very excited to be welcoming Tiff Needell to our motors themed dinner, he has a superb reputation as an after- dinner speaker.”

Motors By The Sea Festival co-founder David Jones added, “It promises to be a fantastic fun evening We would urge anyone interested in attending to secure their place as soon as possible as tickets are limited.”

Tickets can be booked on event brite at

The Motors By The Sea Festival is coming to Bournemouth from 14th – 16th September.  Promising to deliver a fantastic spectacle for car enthusiasts, fun for the local community and families and to promote Boscombe’s lively and bohemian atmosphere.  The FREE festival brings an eclectic mix of events, workshops, exhibitors and classic and special vehicles to town!

Motors By The Sea Festival is being co-hosted and sponsored by Bournemouth Coastal BID and Paragon Education & Skills.

To find out more about the Motors By The Sea festival, visit