Minis weave through Oxford streets for 60th anniversary

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Sixty Minis weaved through Oxford exactly 60 years after the first one came off the production line

A convoy of 60 Minis has weaved through the streets of Oxford to mark the car’s 60th anniversary.

The procession, which included models from throughout Mini’s history, left the Cowley plant on Monday morning.

It included the first to come off the production line on 26 August 1959, as well as various special editions.

The event’s co-organiser, Tanya Field, said she was pleased to have seen “this important day for Mini in Oxford” being well-supported.

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The cars began their journey from the factory in Cowley

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The cars followed one of the journeys the iconic Mini first made in August 1959

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An old AA patrol service van was among those featured

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Mini enthusiasts from across the country attended the event

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Event organisers said they were pleased the convoy was well-supported

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