Events

26 Apr
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28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Scottish Military Vehicle Group Weekend

Monkton Services on the A77 / A78 junction
Our run will start on Friday 26th with the muster point being the Monkton Services on the A77 / A78 junction. Our route will then take us over the Erskine Bridge on to the A82 and North up Loch Lomond side to Tyndrum, through Glen Coe, over the Ballachulish Bridge to Fort William. From Fort William, still on the A82 and past the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge to Invergarry, then taking the A87 to Shiel Bridge. From here we take the Old Military Road to Glen Elg and the ferry to Kylerhea on Skye for our first overnight stop. Saturday will be spent on Skye before returning South on Sunday via an alternative route. Anyone who wishes can join us for either the whole run or for any part of the route.
secretary@scottishmvg.org
28 Apr
2019

Drive it day - Cold War Classics

Alice Park, Bath BA1 7BL
The owner of the Cafe in the Park, has invited Wartburg Trabant IFA Club members to display their vehicles at his family-friendly cafe. After a coffee or a late breakfast the assembly will head out for a road run, possibly taking in a visit to the Motor Museum in Calne.
For more information please email publicity@ifaclub.co.uk
28 Apr
2019

Drive it day - Scottish Submarine Centre

Helensburgh G84 8UN
The route will commence at this new attraction (with a cold war interest). From there the road run will head north up the A818 joining the A82, stopping off at Luss Filling station next to Loch Lomond to fill up and take photographs. The run will continue up the west side of Loch Lomond through Tarbet to the famous Green Welly for a relaxed lunch and impromptu car (and bike) show. The total route is just under 40 miles.
For more information please email publicity@ifaclub.co.uk
28 Apr
2019

Drive it day - The 750 Motor Club (Brooklands Centre)

Cobham Park Farm, Downside Road, Cobham, KT11 3ND
9am onwards
The 750 Motor Club (Brooklands Centre) will organise the "Cobham Drive it Day Austin Seven Car Trial".
For more information please contact Colin Weeks on 01483 721760 or via email on cobhamtrial2019@outlook.com
28 Apr
2019

Drive it day - The Classic Motor Hub

The Classic Motor Hub, RAF Bibury, Cotswolds
Between 10am and 1pm
Come and meet fellow likeminded enthusiasts. Pre-registration is a must, so please visit the website for more details and a registration form.
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - West Berkshire Classic Vehicle Club

West Berkshire Brewery, Yattendon, Berkshire, RG18 OXT
10:30am to 6pm
Please come and join the West Berkshire Classic Vehicle Club for their second Drive it Day event at the West BerkshireBrewery.Last year’s event attracted over 100 classic vehicles. The day includes a self-paced tour of the local countryside, specialist classic garage tour and is hosted at local award-winning brewery serving hot and cold food, with brewery tap.
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Hightone Restorations

Hightone Restorations, Hopcrofts Holt, Steeple Aston, OX25 5QQ
We are a small vintage and classic restoration workshop located at Hopcrofts Holt near Bicester. We would really like to support Drive it Day by opening up our workshop and providing a tea and biscuit pit stop! We have a large workshop with a wide selection of historic cars, everything from a 1908 Rolls through to a Honda S800 we also have a large carpark with great access for all sorts of vehicles.
www.hightone.co.uk
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Midlands Austin 7 Club

Cotswolds
10am until around 3.30pm
Commencing at Broadway and finishing in Honeybourne having been fortified by lunch in a welcoming watering hole somewhere along the route. Route will be around 60-70 miles long.
rsprophet@tiscali.co.uk
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Sunday Scramble - SOLD OUT

Bicester Heritage, Buckingham Road, Bicester, OX26 5HA
9:00am until 4:00pm
Our former RAF Technical Site springs to life with a unique mix of vehicles brought by enthusiasts from all over the UK to visit this beautiful location. The specialist businesses of Bicester Heritage throw open the doors to their workshops, showrooms and offices, revealing an ever-changing display of magnificent vehicles from every decade. Tickets: Advance, discounted, Scramble tickets are now available online only. Tickets will not be available on the gate on the day. https://bicesterheritage.co.uk/?ticket=sunday-scramble-tickets
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Cestrian Motoring Enthusiasts Group

Near Queensferry Deeside for 9.30am Breakfast (pre booking breakfast needed)
9am
After breakfast we will be taking a drive through the lanes of north east Wales and Cheshire to the Secret bunker near Nantwich, the drive will be approximately 30 miles one way and taking in some interesting villages for photo shoots, ending in a tour of Hack Green secret bunker (Entry fee applies). There are limited places available, and pre booking is essential, so this will be on a first come basis.
John Hoare via john2k51@hotmail.com
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Devon Vintage Car Club

Endsleigh Garden Centre, near Ivybridge, just off the A38
10:00am until 1:00pm
All are welcome, no booking necessary, no entry fee but the Devon Vintage Car Club do make a collection for their chosen charity and that of the garden centre.
mike.oakins@gmail.com
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Atwell Wilson Motor Museum

The Atwell Wilson Motor Museum, Stockley Lane, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0NF
Open all day to welcome any vehicles from the North Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire areas etc
Tea and cakes will be available and all classic vehicle owners are welcome. Visitors will also be able to visit the Museum to ensure a fascinating day.
01249 813119
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Wartburg Trabant IFA Club UK

Alice Park, Bath (BA1 7BL)
‘Cars in the Park’ will see a gathering of Cold War Classics at the Cafe in the Park. The owner has invited Wartburg Trabant IFA Club members to display their vehicles at his family-friendly cafe. After a coffee or a late breakfast the assembly will head out for a road run, possibly taking in a visit to the Motor Museum in Calne.
publicity@ifaclub.co.uk
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - GVRS

Destination is the N.T.S. property, Castle Fraser, Sauchen AB51 7LD
From: Aberdeen Beach Esplanade. Departure at 10:00am.
Owners are welcome to join the Run whether they are members of the Club or not. Line up along the Esplanade from the Beach Ballroom. If we all point south and park at an angle this should make departing easier. The GVRS Run will set off at 10:00 along the Esplanade to the Beach Boulevard. At the roundabout take the second exit onto West North Street. At the lights Turn Left onto King Street then onto Union Street and Holburn Street. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Great Southern Road and keep going until you cross the Dee bridge. Turn right and continue to the roundabout at the Bridge of Dee. Take the second exit onto Leggart Terrace and continue onto the South Deeside Road. At the junction turn right and cross over the Dee at Durris Bridge. Turn Left at the junction. Continue to the Royal Deeside Railway Visitor Centre at Milton of Crathes, ½ mile on the left. The Society has kindly opened their Carriage Restaurant for us again so that we can have a coffee and tour of their centre. There is the option of taking a 20 min. train journey at 11:00. Cost is £7.50 each (Group Discount) At 11:30 we leave the site and turn left. After 1.3 miles Turn Right into Hill of Banchory West Road. Continue for 0.3 miles and Turn Right signposted Hirn and Echt. Continue to the junction with the B977. Turn right. After 1 mile Turn Left onto the B977. At Echt crossroads go straight ahead. At Dunecht Turn Right then Left (sign for Castle Fraser). After 0.3 miles Turn Left and follow the signs for the Castle. There will be limited catering available so packed lunches are suggested. Take a tour to the Castle and have a walk around the gardens. The N.T.S. has gone to some effort to prepare for our visit so please make use of their attractions.
secretary@gvrs.net
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - The 1100 Club

Kempton Steam Engine, Snakey Lane, Hanworth, Middlesex, TW13 6XH (TW13 7ND for satnav)
Between 9.30am and 10.15am
Show closes: 4pm Admission: £5 per car to include museum entry Refreshments: Cafe in museum selling tea, coffee and homemade cakes
surrey@the1100club.com or telephone 07779 871665
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Hagerty’s Drive it Day Tour 2019

Starting at Tuthill Porsche near Banbury
70 mile run through Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire before arriving at our destination, Bicester Heritage. The route finishes in the midst of the Sunday Scramble at Bicester Heritage; to ease entry into Bicester Heritage we will have a fast track entry system that will direct you straight into the event hangar which we will have exclusive use of for the day. Spaces are limited to 100 cars.
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - The Classic Motor Hub

The Classic Motor Hub, RAF Bibury, Cotswolds
Between 10:00am and 1:00pm
Come and meet fellow likeminded enthusiasts. Pre-registration is a must, so please visit the website for more details and a registration form.
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - JWMC (John Woods Motorcare Customers) Motoring Club

Breakfast at Chocks Away Diner (Hawarden Airport). We will then be heading out to the National Waterways Museum (Ellesmere Port). Please make enquires before turning up!
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - Jaguar Enthusiasts Club Devon

Devon Drive to Combe Martin
Meet at 9.45am for a 10am start
Scenic drive to the Sandy Cove Hotel for a three course lunch which will be served on arrival. £22 per head, with a £10 deposit per head to be paid in advance. Confirmation of attendance must be made by 22 April.
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - East Anglia Lotus Club - Norfolk/Suffolk Run

Meet at the Mere car park next to The Park Hotel at Diss (IP22 4LE)
10.00am departure
First we will take the short journey to ASMotorsport, Fersfield Road, Bressingham (IP22 2AP). This is an ASM open day and it is understood they are kindly offering refreshments to visitors. This will be an opportunity to see an example close up of the ASM R1 Le Mans which ASM produce as a hand built replicas of the iconic Aston Martin DBR1 Le Mans so cheque books at the ready! Aston Martin owner David Brown achieved his aim of winning Le Mans with his team of three DBR1 cars of which only five were ever made. To learn more, go to http://www.asmotorsport.co.uk/index.html It is anticipated our ASM visit may be in the region of one hour after which we will drive to the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum. The Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum at Flixton near Bungay (NR35 1NZ) is a popular venue especially for aviation enthusiasts with numerous aircraft on display and an extensive museum to view. There is plenty of off-road parking available, subject to how busy it is. On this particular occasion it is a 1940's themed day with an RAF Battle Of Britain flypast planned. With so much to see it is anticipated our visit here may be up to two hours. To learn more go to https://www.aviationmuseum.net/ The premises also conveniently stand adjacent to the Buck Inn Freehouse (NR35 1NZ tel. 01986 892382) which serves lunches etc. Finally, we will make our way via a cross country journey to the Breckland Stag carvery and restaurant, (off the A11) London Road, Attleborough (NR17 1AY, Tel. 01953 455202) where a late lunch or afternoon tea can be taken. As previously advised, in total the approximate event mileage covered should be around 45 from the Diss Mere car park.
Secretary 07713 355646 (ealcsec@gmail.com) or Chairman 07796 528329.
28 Apr
2019

Drive it Day - East Anglia Lotus Club - Suffolk/Essex Run

Meet at Tesco
9.45am departure
Leave Tesco Car Park for Braxted Park CM8 3EN for Bacon Butties, Hot/cold drink, look at other classics there. 11.30 leave Braxted Park for Road Trip via the A131 to the A1017 through Sible Hedingham and then the A1092 to Clare Castle. The route is about 25 miles and takes approx. 55 mins. There is a Tea Room at Clare Castle (the old railway station) where snacks and hot drinks can be purchased http://clarecastlecountrypark.co.uk/platform-one-cafe/ . 16.00 Leave Clare Castle and drive to the Half Moon Inn, Belchamp St Paul CO10 7DP http://www.halfmoonbelchamp.co.uk/ for early evening meal.
Secretary 07713 355646 (ealcsec@gmail.com) or Chairman 07796 528329.
15 Sep
2019

Footman James Coffee & Chrome Event

Chateau Impney, Droitwich
Attendance more than doubled between the first and second meets, so capacity will once again be capped to 500 vehicles. The Footman James team opens the gates from 9am to a huge variety of interesting machinery, including vintage, classics, supercars, bikes and military, ensuring that there is something to interest everyone – including a free bacon sandwich on entry (a maximum of two per car). “We can’t wait to once again fill the iconic Chateau Impney venue with an extraordinarily diverse range of vehicles,” said David Bond, Footman James Managing Director. “We were staggered by the turn-out for our previous meetings, with visitors enjoying the all-marques policy where million-pound Aston Martins rub shoulders with early-80s hot hatch heroes. We are proud that Coffee & Chrome is rapidly becoming a ‘must attend’ date in enthusiasts’ diaries.” There is no segmentation at the meeting, which encourages a fascinating mix of vehicles, complemented by a small selection of traders and club displays. Due to previous high demand, Footman James encourages those interested in attending the meeting to secure their place via its website www.footmanjames.co.uk/blog/coffee-chrome-september-2019. Places are strictly offered on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information about Footman James, please contact 0333 207 6255 or visit footmanjames.co.uk.

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