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2019
JANUARY
18 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SOUTHERN COUNTIES ANNUAL DINNER
Nigel Escolme, nigel@escolme.plus.com T: 01403 891697
27 NORTHERN CENTRE: LATE WINTER LUNCH. The Yorkshire Sub Centre are holding a Late Winter Sunday Lunch on Sunday 27th January 2019 at The Black Horse Inn, Clifton, West Yorkshire, HD6 4HJ. The 3 Course Lunch is £24.95 and includes a small glass of House Wine or a soft drink. A 2 Course Lunch is available at £19.95. Meals will need to be pre-ordered by Wednesday 17th January from the January Sunday Lunch menu. I will email this to all reserving a place. We will meet at 12.30pm for lunch at 1 pm. To express your interest and/or reserve your place at this increasingly popular event please contact Jeff Hollinshead.
Jeff Hollinshead, jeff.hollinshead@ahc-northern.org.uk T: 07800 974418
FEBRUARY
2 NEW FOREST CENTRE: ANNUAL DINNER DANCE at the Miramar Hotel Bournemouth. Our annual black tie prize-giving event, including afternoon tea, dinner, and dancing. See Booking Form. Booking closes on 11th January 2019.
Jim Finch, chairman@nfahc.co.uk
MARCH
17 NEW FOREST CENTRE: LUNCH AT WOODLANDS HOTEL. An early opportunity to get our cars on the road. This is now a regular March event and we know you can look forward to an excellent meal. See Booking Form. Booking closes on 1st March 2019.
Liz Coomber
17 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: TECHNICAL DAY at Bill Rawles Classic Cars. Bill & Jack Rawles welcome Thames Valley to a day of technical sights, discussions and help with all our car topics. There will also be an opportunity to meet the team and look round the workshop.
Rob Fenton, webmaster@austin-healey-club.co.uk T: 07872 850122
22 - 24 MIDLANDS CENTRE: NEC PRACTICAL CLASSICS RESTORATION SHOW. Club Stand. Check Revcounter nearer the date for the Club ticket discount code.
midlands@austinhealeyclub.com
24 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SPRING LUNCH at The George and Dragon
Steve Everest, steve222BN7@talktalk.net T: 01444 235801
28 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - TEST DAY - Curborough
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
APRIL
4 - 7 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: DAFFODIL WEEKEND a relaxing and informal weekend at Le Strange Arms, Norfolk with an interesting programme of all-optional activities.
Dave Wheeler, wheelerd@blueyonder.co.uk
7 NORTHERN CENTRE: CENTRAL SCOTLAND, Planned drive to East Fortune Museum of Flight, to book your place and for information contact
Donald Gordon, donald.gordon@ahc-northern.org.uk T: 0141 887 1979
7 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: DMH - Classic Car Hub, Bibury, GL7 5NX, for Sunday/New members day
Dave Griffin, chairman@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07919292386
14 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 1 - Curborough
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
21 NEW FOREST CENTRE: GURSTON DOWN. We are planning a run to see the Hillclimb at Gurston Down. We hope to get special parking close to the action. Details TBA.
Colin Dimbylow, colin@nfahc.co.uk
21 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 2 - Gurston
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
27 - 28 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: MIDGET & SPRITE CHALLENGE - Rounds 1 & 2 - Brands Hatch
John Tewson, healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
28 MIDLANDS CENTRE: DRIVE IT DAY. Details to be arranged.
David Broughton, nec_director@ahc-midlands.org.uk
28 NEW FOREST CENTRE: DRIVE-IT-DAY. Join the thousands nationwide that celebrate this motoring event.
Jim Finch, chairman@nfahc.co.uk
28 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: NATIONAL DRIVE IT DAY
Nick Varlow, nickvarlow@gmail.com
28 EASTERN CENTRE: DRIVE IT DAY: Planned drive around the Hertford area. Further details will be issued once finalised.
eastern@austinhealeyclub.com
28 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: DRIVE IT DAY. Pre-planned route and stop off points to be decided as well as a venue for lunch.
Peter Freeman, peterfreeman@austin-healey-club.co.uk T: 07899 885959
28 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: FBHVC DRIVE IT DAY including an Regularity Autotest at Kemble Airfield
Dave Griffin, chairman@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07919292386
MAY
3 - 6 NORTHERN CENTRE: MAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND. The Scottish Borders. Fully booked. Please ask to be put on the waiting list.
Paul Johnson, chairman@ahc-northern.org.uk
3 - 5 MIDLANDS CENTRE: DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL: 2 for 1 ticket deal with display area parking and parade laps for Healeys. See Revcounter and Website for booking details and our club booking code. For more information contact Robin Astle.
Robin Astle, webmaster@ahc-midlands.org.uk T: 01455 822667
11 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 3 - Goodwood
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
17 - 20 NORTHERN CENTRE: AIR AN RATHAD 3 Day driving weekend. Fully Booked
Donald Gordon
JUNE
1 - 2 NORTHERN CENTRE: TATTON PARK. CLASSIC & PERFORMANCE CAR SPECTACULAR.
Mike Stonier, northerncentreevents@aol.com T: 07521515746
1 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: ORCHARD RESTORATIONS OPEN DAY
Kevin Law, orchardrest@hotmail.com T: 01435 812374
1 - 2 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Non-championship - St Goueno
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
15 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 4 - Shelsley Walsh
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
15 - 16 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: MIDGET & SPRITE CHALLENGE - Round 3 - Silverstone GP
John Tewson, healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
16 MIDLANDS CENTRE: THE MIDLANDS & OVERSEAS CONCOURS at Elford Hall Garden Project, Elford, Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 9BZ. See Midlands website for entry form.
Mell Ward, secretary@austinhealeyclub.com T: 01827 260644
30 - 2 MIDLANDS CENTRE: SHREWSBURY MINI_BREAK. Two night break at The Albrighton Hotel & Spa near Shrewsbury. See Midland Website for booking form and details.
Mell Ward, secretary@ahc-midlands.org.uk T: 01827 260644
JULY
5 - 7 NATIONAL: INTERNATIONAL HEALEY WEEKEND 2019. Two nights at Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath. Boat trip into Bath. Trip on the West Somerset Railway. Places limited, so please register your interest on healey-weekend.com.
Rob Hudson
7 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SUMMER BARBEQUE
Anne & Piers de Legh, pdelegh@tiscali.co.uk T: 01342 713744
13 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 5 - Lydden Hill
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
14 NEW FOREST CENTRE: NEW FOREST BBQ. Keep this date for your diary. Details to follow.
Roger Smith
20 - 21 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: MIDGET & SPRITE CHALLENGE - Rounds 4 & 5 - Donington Park
John Tewson, healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
25 NEW FOREST CENTRE: HIGHCLERE CASTLE. A rare opportunity to visit. Booking form TBA.
Don Carpenter
25 - 27 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: BRECON HILLS TOUR. We will be staying for 2 or 3 nights at the Llanerchindda Farm Guest House near Llandovery and the planning of day excursions (each about 100 miles) are offered by the Owner of the Guest House. We have spaces for 10 cars/rooms. Please contact Robert Slack if you wish to attend this event.
Robert Slack, secretary@austin-healey-club.co.uk T: 07917 077354
27 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 6 - Castle Combe
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
AUGUST
3 - 4 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Rounds 7 & 8 - Harewood
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
4 MIDLANDS CENTRE: PLANNED DRIVE & LUNCH. Details to be arranged.
Robin Astle, webmaster@ahc-midlands.org.uk
4 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: COTSWOLD FESTIVAL OF MOTORING (Bourton)
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988649122
14 NEW FOREST CENTRE: JOINT MEET WITH ARLESFORD ALLSORTS. We are planning to resurrect the joint evening meeting with Arlesford Allsorts at the Potters Heron. Details TBA
Jim Finch, chairman@nfahc.co.uk
17 - 18 NORTHERN CENTRE: TATTON PARK. ‘PASSION FOR POWER’ CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW
Mike Stonier, northerncentreevents@aol.com T: 07521515746
24 - 26 NORTHERN CENTRE: OULTON PARK GOLD CUP. A weekend of historic racing. Details to follow.
Mike Stonier, northerncentreevents@aol.com T: 07521515746
24 - 26 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: PERSHORE PLUM FESTIVAL
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988649122
24 - 25 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Rounds 9 & 10 - Loton Park
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
26 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: MIDGET & SPRITE CHALLENGE - Rounds 6 & 7 - Castle Combe
John Tewson, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
30 - 1 NORTHERN CENTRE: BO'NESS HILL CLIMB WEEKEND. AHClub Stand. To Be Arranged
Donald Gordon, donald.gordon@ahc-northern.org.uk T: 0141 887 1979
30 - 8 NORTHERN CENTRE: DUTCH AH CLUB SCOTTISH TOUR. Scottish members involvement. To Be Arranged
Donald Gordon
SEPTEMBER
8 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 11 - Gurston
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
21 - 22 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Rounds 12 & 13 - Shelsley Walsh
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
23 - 27 NEW FOREST CENTRE: WALES HOLIDAY at The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5DY. For our annual Centre Holiday in September 2019 we are planning to visit the beautiful roads and scenery of mid-Wales. Our preliminary plans include a planned drive through the beautiful Elan Valley to Devils Bridge and a visit to the Dolaucothi Gold Mines (but those are far from confirmed at this early stage!). Details & Booking Form on the New Forest Centre Website.
Alan & Sandra Pickford, adpick1254@gmail.com T: 02380 845647
OCTOBER
5 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: MIDGET & SPRITE CHALLENGE - Rounds 8 & 9 - Snetterton
John Tewson, healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
6 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRINT AND HILL CLIMB - Round 14 - Prescott
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
20 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: AUTUMN LEAVES RUN
Derek Edwards, southerncounties@austin-healey-club.com T: 01737 765891
23 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SOUTHERN COUNTIES AGM
Dave Colwell, james.colwell@btinternet.com T: 01932 349888
NOVEMBER
2 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: VETERAN CAR RUN at Red Lion Handcross.
Geri Barnden, Geri.barnden@gmail.com T: 07812 438211