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2004 NEC International Classic Car Show
Report on the Classic Car Show at the National Exhibition Centre, October 2004
Some of the owners and Club members on the Club's stand
Photo Steve O'Hara
The Vanguard Pickup in RAF livery, with the Atlas behind
Photo: John Maxwell
This is easily the largest indoor Classic Car show in the UK, if not Europe and now runs for three days at the NEC, Birmingham. This means of course that the set-
The Standard Companion Photo: John Maxwell
Your webmaster was only able to be present on one day, the Saturday and I really must compliment the organisers, and sponsors. The facilities in the new halls at the NEC are superb, the effort put in by the hundreds of clubs taking part is staggering and the quality of cars on display is quite astounding.
Your club always tries to show different cars every year and this year our theme was "Commercial Vehicles" Four vehicles were displayed, an Atlas Kenex Minibus, A Vanguard Pickup, a Companion, (the Standard 10 estate car) and a Grey Ferguson tractor. There is always something different on the Standard stand!
The Ferguson Tractor caused much interest on the stand Photo O'Hara
There was a well attended prize-
I must say a special thanks, particularly to Brian Birch and Peter Lockley the stand organisers, to the owners for the use of their cars, to the many club members who helped to man and woman the stand over the three days and the countless number of visitors that joined us. We shall be back, bigger and better, next year!