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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



Gull winged glory to be recalled at DeLorean festival

Miss UK and Miss Northern Ireland Lucy Evangelista gives Lisburn Mayor Councillor Jonathan Craig a driving lesson in time for the DeLorean Eurofest 2006. US19-705SP

LISBURN Council is to host the Delorean. International Anniversary Banquet at its Lagan Valley Island headquarters later this. month.

The event is part of the Delorean Eurofest to mark the 25th anniversary of the famous cal which was manufactured at Derriaghy. The Civic Centre will also house a week long exhibition of  DeLorean memorabilia.

The Delorean Owners Association is supporting this landmark occasion and over 7C of the gull winged cars from across the globe are to roar in to Northern Ireland for what promises to be the biggest ever gathering of DeLorean owners and enthusiasts.

Visitors to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum can see the original Giugiaro wooden mockup and can take guided tours of the factory where it all began. Fanatics can also take a lap of the famous test track at the factory, or enjoy a helicopter ride to view the Action from the skies.

Owners who bring their Delorean to Eurofest 206 will be given the chance to compete in the first ever DeLorean World Autotest Championship at the Odyssey.

The Mayor, Councillor Jonathan Craig, said was looking forward to the host of treats on offer over the weekend May 25 to 28. "The Council is delighted to support the event and to welcome enthusiasts from more than 14 countries to celebrate the anniversary of this magnificent vehicle," he added. "I would encourage people to come along and join in what will be a most memorable occasion."

Registration details, further information and a programme can be downloaded at

Ulster Star