It started out as the Christie’s Historic Festival way back in 1990 before it became the Coys Historic Festival and then the Silverstone Classic. Last year it reverted to the BRDC as promoters, and became the Classic Silverstone and this year, after a date change to the end- of-August bank holiday in 2022, it is to be rebranded again. This time it is simply the Silverstone Festival. There is also a new logo to go with the new name. Always a big event, it has slowly grown into a giant festival that involves much more than just the motorsport that remains at its heart. It is now a weekend for families to experience adventures, shopping, dining, music and dancing and organisers promise to add even more to the entertainment mix for next year.
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