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Events organised by the AHC, or with significant AHC involvement, are colour-coded thus:
National Eastern Midlands & Overseas New Forest Northern Southern Counties South Western Thames Valley HealeySport
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2018
MARCH
18 NEW FOREST CENTRE: WOODLANDS LODGE - Our traditional lunch at the Woodlands Lodge Hotel to welcome the season. Booking Closed.
Liz Coomber
20 MIDLANDS CENTRE: LUNCH . The Appleby Inn DE12 7AP just off M42 J11. 12:00 for 12:30. See Inn website for menu and contact Mell with your selection.
Mell Ward T: 01827 260644
23 - 25 MIDLANDS CENTRE: PRACTICAL CLASSICS RESTORATION SHOW, NEC Birmingham. Club display and promotion. For tickets see www.necrestorationshow.com
Mell Ward T: 01827 260644
25 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SPRING LUNCH at The George and Dragon
Steve Everest T: 01444 235801
31 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: TECHNICAL DAY. Bill Rawles welcomes Thames Valley to a day of technical sights,discussions and help with all our car topics.
Rob Fenton T: 07872 850122
APRIL
4 NEW FOREST CENTRE: REASONABLE WEATHER WEDNESDAY. This will be the first one of the season and is a run that was cancelled last year owing to bad weather. Called Breweries and Vineyards, the route will start at The Flower Pots pub in Cheriton and finish at Lasham Airfield.
David Snow T: 01420 23374 or 07769 581204
8 NORTHERN CENTRE: THE SPRING RUN, Season opening event 100 mile tour with late lunch finish on Loch Lomond side
Donald Gordon T: 01418871979
15 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: AUTOSOLO. All welcome at the Kemble Autosolo events, late morning start.
Mes Edwards T: 01285 740529
15 MIDLANDS CENTRE: DRIVE IT DAY (NOT). A week before the official drive it day, we meet at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton for a look at the museum and lunch in the restaurant. See enclosed entry form and Midlands Website for details.
David Broughton T: 07740 043244
19 - 22 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: DAFFODIL WEEKEND
Dave Wheeler
22 NEW FOREST CENTRE: DRIVE-IT DAY. We gather at the Kings Head, Redlynch for coffee at 10.30am, order your lunches at the bar, and sign the MSA form available (no fee). We will partake of a short drive around the area to enable you to be back in time for a 1.00pm lunch. Should you wish to contact the pub for dietary matters, speak with either Rob or Karen on 01725 510420. Would members please let Jim Finch know on 01962 862378 if you are attending the day, to enable us to be seated together.
Jim Finch T: 01962 862378
22 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: DRIVE-IT DAY. Breakfast Meet at Gerrards Cross followed by scenic drive to Eversley for a social lunch.
Peter Freeman T: 07899 885959
22 NORTHERN CENTRE: DRIVE IT DAY - Yorkshire
Jeff Hollinshead
22 EASTERN CENTRE: DRIVE IT DAY. Check Mutterings and locally.
eastern@austinhealeyclub.com
MAY
2 NEW FOREST CENTRE: REASONABLE WEATHER WEDNESDAY. New Members Day. Arrive at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Laverstock Mill RG28 7NR around 10.00 for coffee in an old double-decker bus before a guided tour of the distillery. Participants will receive a complimentary gin cocktail at the end (drivers will be offered a soft drink, with a gin and tonic to take home). Price for guided tour £22.50, payable in advance by cheque to D Tofts. Booking Form to follow.
David Tofts T: 01425 477686
4 - 7 NORTHERN CENTRE: MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND. Based at the Whitewater Hotel in Backbarrow (LA12 8PX), the venue for the Northern Centre Lakes weekend. The hotel is located on the banks of the River Leven just to the West of Newby Bridge, away from the heavy traffic in the central Lakes.
Paul Johnson T: 01270 650593
4 - 6 MIDLANDS CENTRE: DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL. Three days of classic racing, car club displays and trade stands. Join us on our infield club display area. Half price Club tickets available with car pass until 20th April. To book, use the dedicated AHC link on our website home page advert.
Robin Astle T: 01455 822667
12 NEW FOREST CENTRE: HAWK CONSERVANCY VISIT. Meet at the “Feathers” Tea Room for coffee at 10.00. Flying displays before and after lunch. Lunch has been booked but will require payment directly to the restaurant counter. Around 3pm we are free to have afternoon tea in the ‘Feathers’ or wander around the grounds. See Booking Form in RevCounter. Booking by 30th April.
Jim Finch
13 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: AUTOSOLO. Kemble. All welcome, late morning start.
Mes Edwards T: 01285 740529
13 EASTERN CENTRE: BATTLESBRIDGE SPRING CLASSIC CAR SHOW and Auto Jumble, Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Rettendon, near Wickford, Essex. Just off the A130, easy to find, but queuing is likely so arrive early. Lots to see and do, to enter and especially to be on our Healey stand please book early.
Angela Bonner T: 01223 890311
18 - 20 NORTHERN CENTRE: AIR an RATHAD, 3-day weekend touring weekend. FULLY BOOKED.
Donald Gordon
20 NATIONAL: SPRITE 60TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS. Why not join other enthusiasts in celebrating the 60th birthday of the Sprite, first unveiled on the 20th May 1958 at the Monaco Grand Prix. We will be meeting at the Hill Climb at Shelsley Walsh, to celebrate that moment in Healey History and we would like you to be there. Find out the latest at the Sprite 60th Birthday Party web site at Sprite60.org.
Caroline Curran
JUNE
2 - 3 NORTHERN CENTRE: TATTON PARK CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Mike Stonier
2 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: ORCHARD RESTORATIONS OPEN DAY
Kevin Law T: 01435 812374
2 NEW FOREST CENTRE: NFC SPRITE 60TH DAY. This will take place at Houghton Lodge near Stockbridge. Dating from the late 1700s, Houghton Lodge overlooks superb lawns to the River Test. We will display our cars outside the house on the private driveway, and gather in the conservatory for lunch and tea, with visits to the house and grounds in between. See Booking Form in RevCounter. Booking by 21st May.
Jim Finch T: 01962 862378
2 EASTERN CENTRE: LETCHWORTH G C CLASSIC CAR CLUB PICNIC, Halls Green Farm, Weston, Herts. Relaxed afternoon with live music, beer tent and lots of car chat, plus exclusive retail outlets.
Richard Mayes
3 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: AUTOSOLO. Kemble. All welcome, late morning start.
Mes Edwards T: 01285 740529
10 EASTERN CENTRE: EUSTON PARK RURAL PASTIMES, just south of Thetford, Norfolk. A real country show with loads to see, wear comfortable shoes! Horses, cars, traction engines, ferrets, sheepdogs, etc. all in a lovely estate setting.
Angela Bonner
10 - 16 5TH EUROPEAN HEALEY MEETING - Black Forest. The event will be based at the Europa Park Rust, in Germany and explore the Alsace and Black Forest area. More details available at www.euromeet2018.com.
Via the Web Site
17 NEW FOREST CENTRE: ANNUAL BARBEQUE AND CONCOURS. Keep this date clear in your diaries!
Roger Smith
23 MIDLANDS CENTRE: CONCOURS at Elford Hall Garden Project, Tamworth Staffs B79 9BZ. Download entry form from Midlands Centre website.
Mell Ward T: 01827 260644
24 - 26 MIDLANDS CENTRE: LINCOLN MINI-BREAK. Based at Branston Hall Hotel, Lincoln LN4 1PD. See Midlands Website for booking form or contact Mell for details.
Mell Ward T: 01827 260644
30 CLASSIC AND VINTAGE VEHICLE SHOW on The Green in Watford Village, Northamptonshire. A warm welcome is extended to all Austin Healey Club members who would like to bring their cars along to the show. See RevCounter for more details.
John and Janine Brooks
JULY
1 BATTLESBRIDGE CLASSIC MOTORCYCLES and Auto Jumble, Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Rettendon, near Wickford. See their website for full details.
6 - 8 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: LE MANS CLASSIC 2018. If you wish to join an AHC group booking, please register your interest by 21 Jan. See ad and website for more details.
Mark Knight
8 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SUMMER BBQ
Anne De Legh T: 01342 713744
15 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: DE HAVILLAND MUSEUM. Visit to de Havilland Aircraft Museum at Hatfield followed by lunch at Bradmore Green.
Peter Freeman T: 07899 885959
16 - 26 NEW FOREST CENTRE: FORAY FRANCE VIII to Le Puy-Notre-Dame. Bookings are now closed for this event.
David Tofts T: 01425 477686
20 - 22 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: THAMES TRADITIONAL BOAT FESTIVAL. Visit to Thames Traditional Boat Festival at Henley.
Richard Kidson T: 07770 920838
28 - 29 OLD BUCKENHAM AIRSHOW, just south of Attleborough, Norfolk. Classic cars and flying displays. Classic drivers and all passengers are free at this one, so book early direct on their website at www.oldbuck.com/en/events/the-old-buckenham-airshow-2018, it was full in 2017.
29 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: TREWITHEN CLASSIC CAR SHOW & Country Fayre. In aid of Marie Curie.
Mark Knight
AUGUST
5 HIGHAM FERRERS CHICHELE CLASSIC CAR SHOW, Castle Fields, Rushden, Northants. Entry by pre-registration and donation only, please see their website for full details. Lots going on at this charity show.
Roy Murphy
12 MIDLANDS CENTRE: PLANNED DRIVE & LUNCH Dovecliff Hall Hotel, Stretton, Burton upon Trent Staffs DE13 0DJ. Download entry form from Midlands Centre website.
Robin Astle T: 01455 822667
15 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: HIDCOTE MANOR. Drive and Visit to Hidcote Manor Gardens (NT) in Chipping Cambden.
Chris Tauchert T: 07785 233059
18 - 19 NORTHERN CENTRE: TATTON PARK PASSION FOR POWER
Mike Stonier
25 - 27 NORTHERN CENTRE: OULTON PARK GOLD CUP
Mike Stonier
26 EASTERN CENTRE: LITTLE GRANSDEN AIR AND CLASSIC CAR EVENT, approximately 12 miles north of Royston, about the same west of Cambridge. Fantastic flying display and all sorts of classic cars. Entries will probably be limited again this year, especially on our club area, so keep an eye on Mutterings for details.
Richard Mayes
30 - 6 NORTHERN CENTRE: WILD ATLANTIC WAY IRISH TOUR. FULLY BOOKED.
Donald Gordon
31 - 3 EASTERN CENTRE: SPRITE CELEBRATION WEEKEND,Ufford Park, Woodbridge. In honour of the Sprite 60th anniversary Chris and Angie are organising this one in the lovely Suffolk countryside. Availability will be limited so contact Chris & Angie soon.
Chris & Angie Davis
SEPTEMBER
1 - 2 NORTHERN CENTRE: BO'NESS HILLCLIMB WEEKEND. Club Stand? Organizer required.
Donald Gordon T: 01418871979
2 ESSEX BOAT JUMBLE, Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Rettendon, for those boat owners amongst you looking for those hard to find classic parts and accessories - see their website.
2 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: AUTOSOLO. Kemble. All welcome, late morning start.
Mes Edwards T: 01285 740529
9 - 14 NEW FOREST CENTRE: SOUTH DEVON HOLIDAY EVENT. Based at The Sun Bay Hotel, Nr Salcombe, South Devon. An opportunity to explore South Devon with its wonderful coastline and great places to visit. Booking Closed.
Brian Loades T: 023 8029 2578 or 07976 286770
15 - 16 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: KOP HILL CLIMB. 10th Anniversary of the Restart of this historic Climb – Always fun with great range of cars and extra attractions this year.
Richard Kidson T: 07770 920838
15 - 16 NORTHERN CENTRE: MANCHESTER CLASSIC CAR SHOW - Event City
Mike Stonier
30 GRAND MOTORBILIA DAY, Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Rettendon, near Wickford. Just about everything motor related you could wish for. See their website for details.
OCTOBER
14 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: AUTUMN LEAVES RUN
Derek Edwards T: 01737 765891
24 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SOUTHERN COUNTIES AGM
Dave Colwell T: 01932 349888
NOVEMBER
4 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: VETERAN CAR RUN at the Red Lion Handcross
Geri Barnden T: 07812 438211