Cruising Down Memory Lane: Stone’s Classic Car Event Returns in Grand Style

Stone, a picturesque town with a rich history, is gearing up for a trip down memory lane as it hosts a spectacular Classic Car Event on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Organized by Stone Town Council, this eagerly anticipated event promises to be a delightful experience for car enthusiasts and nostalgia seekers alike.

60 Classics and More on Display

With approximately 60 classic cars taking center stage, Stone’s High Street and Market Square will transform into a vintage paradise between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. This free event welcomes visitors of all ages to explore a treasure trove of automotive history, where elegance and nostalgia collide.

High Street Road Closure for a Day of Timeless Beauty

To ensure an unobstructed view of these automotive masterpieces, a road closure will be in place on High Street from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm on the day of the event. During this time, only the classic cars participating in the event will grace the High Street, creating a unique and immersive experience.

A Trip Through Time

Local resident Peter Cresswell, a passionate member of the Stone Classic Car Group, has rallied his friends and colleagues to showcase their prized classic cars in Stone. This year’s event is set to be extra special, featuring three unique displays that pay tribute to automotive icons:

  1. Celebrating 100 Years of MG: MG, a name synonymous with British sports car excellence, will take center stage as enthusiasts and admirers marvel at a century of automotive innovation and style.
  2. 70 Years of Triumph Sports Cars: The legendary Triumph brand will be celebrated for seven glorious decades of producing iconic sports cars that have captured the hearts of driving aficionados worldwide.
  3. 60 Years of the Mini Cooper S: The Mini Cooper S, a British automotive legend, will be honored for six decades of revolutionizing compact car design and performance.

A Proud Endeavor for Stone Town Council

Councillor Jill Hood, Chairman of the Council’s Tourism and Town Promotion Sub-Committee, expressed her excitement about the event, saying, “The Town Council is pleased to be able to bring a Classic Car event to Stone High Street once again. With a wide range of vehicles dating from the 1930s to the 1980s, plus some exotic modern cars, there is sure to be something for everyone. It has been a pleasure to work alongside Peter to bring this event to fruition.”

As the Stone Classic Car Event returns to the heart of the town, it promises to be a day filled with nostalgia, admiration, and a celebration of automotive history. Whether you’re a classic car enthusiast, a history buff, or simply looking for a memorable day out, mark your calendar for September 23rd and get ready to revel in the timeless beauty of these automotive legends. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unforgettable journey through the annals of automotive excellence in Stone.

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