On Sunday 23rd September, why not join ourselves and many other Mini enthusiasts in the grounds of the historic Stanford Hall in Leicestershire for the British Mini Club’s last event of the year? Entitled ‘Mini Fest’, the event is held up to be one of the most-prestigious Mini gatherings around, with many a classic and modern Mini being on display.
There are plenty of other things to see and do; the arena promises to provide informative fun for all of the family; the loudest exhaust, I.C.E and horn will be sounding and the ‘rustiest Minis’ will be making an appearance.
Mini specialists (including the Mini Sport team) will also be on hand, running trade stands at the event, offering advice, assistance and sales for all Mini parts and spares. So if you’re coming along, please feel free to say hello and ask us any questions you may have about your own Mini.
Stanford Hall – The Ideal Place For Mini Specialists & Enthusiasts To Celebrate A British Icon
With the Mini being a timeless British icon, it’s somewhat apt that the BMC’s flagship event is taking place at a venue like Stanford Hall. Designed and built in 1690 by the Smiths of Warwick, the hall’s construction was commissioned by Sir Roger Cave, the ancestor of the current owner, Nicholas Fothergill.
Its housing of a number of rare and important antiques and paintings reflects the hall’s long family ownership, with each generation adding their own character to the place. Its picturesque setting is provided by its location in the middle of ancient parkland, with a further 900 acres of natural beauty to be enjoyed.
During Mini Fest, the hall will be open to the public, giving interested visitors the opportunity to enjoy guided tours around the house. The nearby Stableyard Café will also be open, offering light lunches and teas for patrons to relax in the comfortable, plush surroundings.
Stanford Hall Mini Fest – What’s On?
Revving off from 10am, the main attractions of the BMC’s Mini Fest include:
- Top Mini specialists, offering the best trade prices and valuable advice for any Mini repair or restoration project you may be undertaking.
- A vast range of auto-jumble stands that give interested attendees the opportunity to locate that rare part they’ve been searching for.
- A live arena to gather crowds for the exciting sound-off competition.
- A ‘Minis For Sale’ arena that gives attendees the opportunity to arrange to sell their Mini at no additional cost.
- The presence of Mini clubs from across the UK who all gather to enjoy a celebration of all-things Mini.
If you would like further information on the event, visit the BMC’s Mini Fest page.
Mini Sport – Mini Specialists Since The 1960’s
It goes without saying that owning a Mini is more than just about the driving experience on offer (great though it is) – the history behind the famous name provides owners with a sense of prestige and the opportunity to build camaraderie and long-lasting friendships with fellow enthusiasts at such events.
This is why we here at Mini Sport love to attend these events. Ever since the Mini’s heyday in the 1960’s we have been on hand to offer parts and spares to customers looking to repair, restore or to even customise their own cars. Our collective experience coupled with the ability to source and create parts, has allowed us to grow into world-leading Mini specialists.
If you yourself are looking to repair, restore or customise your Mini, then please feel free to take a look around our extensive online catalogue where you can locate everything you need. Our product range covers all iterations of the Mini – from the Austin Mini to the very latest models.
Need To Learn More About Our Mini Parts Service? Get In Touch
If you would like more information on our upcoming appearance at the Stanford Hall Mini Fest or on Mini servicing in general, we will be delighted to hear from you. Give our Mini specialists a call today on 01282 778 731 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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