Back To The Future: Derbyshire classic car visitor attraction to hold DeLorean Day

Derbyshire’s Great British Car Journey will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic DMC DeLorean sportscar later this month.

Saturday, 21st August 2021, 2:24 pm

Bank Holiday Monday, August 30, has been declared DeLorean Day at the classic car visitor attraction in Ambergate.

Production of the DeLorean began in Northern Ireland in 1981 – just four years before the car was catapulted into the spotlight by the highest-grossing film of 1985, Back To The Future.

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Will you be going to DeLorean Day?

With its revolutionary stainless-steel body and distinctive gull-wing doors, the DeLorean was born with film star appeal.

The futuristic DMC-12 sportscar now enjoys cult status for its time-travelling antics with Marty McFly and Doc Brown in the blockbuster Back to the Future movie franchise.

On DeLorean Day, there will be a selection of DeLorean cars on display at Great British Car Journey, including a very rare right hand drive model on loan from the DeLorean Owners Club UK.

There will even be the opportunity to sit in a DeLorean and utter the immortal words of Doc Brown – “roads? Where we're going we don't need roads!”

Children are also encouraged to attend in Back To The Future costumes, with a prize for the best mini Marty McFly and Doc Brown on the day.

However, it’s not all about Back To The Future – at the event enthusiasts can meet with one of the foremost DeLorean experts in the UK, Chris Parnham, author of DeLorean: Celebrating the Impossible.

Pre-booking is essential for DeLorean Day.

To book a ticket for the DeLorean Day event at Great British Car Journey, visit www.greatbritishcarjourney.com or call 01773 317243.

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