Hosted at a exceptional new venue the Festival of the Unexceptional moves to Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire 2021.
It is time to dust off your Datsuns, pimp up your Peugeots, and rev up your Robin Reliants as Hagerty announce that the world-famous(?) Festival of the Unexceptional returns for 2021. It is literally, a show dedicated to sharing some of the greatest everyday classic cars on our roads.
Originally started by Hagerty in 2014, the unique Festival of the Unexceptional event celebrates cherished everyday classic cars recognising this growing movement among owners and enthusiasts alike.
Showcasing long forgotten ‘ordinary’ classic cars and commercial vehicles of the late 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s, the Festival of the Unexceptional remains the only show that applauds a Honda Applause, believes in basic British, makes a case for a Cavalier and falls over itself over an FSO.
In keeping with the spirit of the event, guests are welcome to arrive in the latest supercar but are forewarned you will probably be a shunned laughing stock.
The chosen location for 2021 is Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire. Once again, the Concours de l’Ordinaire will be free to attend and open to classic cars and light commercial vehicles built between 1966 and 1996. The 2019 expert judging panel saw fit to award the prize of Overall Winner a 1977 Morris Marina Deluxe Estate. A 1978 Vauxhall Chevette Deluxe E saloon was runner up.
Who is brave enough to make a prediction about what might emerge as this year’s winner?
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