Your Action Planner for the months ahead ...

2018
JULY
16 - 26 NEW FOREST CENTRE: FORAY FRANCE VIII to Le Puy-Notre-Dame. Bookings are now closed for this event.
David Tofts, david@nfahc.co.uk T: 01425 477686
17 MIDLANDS CENTRE: VINTAGE AFTERNOON TEA at Lakeside Bistro Shortheath Road, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6BW. (close to J11 of M42). All dietary needs catered for. Please advise. Join us for a Vintage Afternoon Tea cost is £15.00 per head.
Mell Ward, secretary@austinhealeyclub.com T: 01827260644
20 - 22 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: THAMES TRADITIONAL BOAT FESTIVAL. Visit to Thames Traditional Boat Festival at Henley.
Richard Kidson, membership@austin-healey-club.co.uk 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.

28 - 29 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPEED EVENT - SHELSLEY WALSH (near Worcester). See http://healeysport.org/speed-events.html
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
29 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: TREWITHEN CLASSIC CAR SHOW & Country Fayre. In aid of Marie Curie.
Mark Knight, Info@ahc-southwestern.co.uk
29 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: DRIVE MY HEALEY DAY 4
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988 649122
AUGUST
4 - 5 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPEED EVENT - HAREWOOD (just north of Leeds). See http://healeysport.org/speed-events.html
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
4 - 5 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRIDGET CHALLENGE - CROFT. See http://healeysport.org/spridget-events.html
healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
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, highamclassic@btinternet.com
5 NEW FOREST CENTRE: “WHITE DOVE” CLASSIC FESTIVAL. We plan to have a stand at this event in Borden, Hants. Members need to book directly with the organiser, Stephen Cooper, using the booking form on whitedoveevents.org.uk and mention they are with the Austin Healey Club.
Jim Finch, chairman@nfahc.co.uk
5 NEW FOREST CENTRE: ANNUAL LYMINGTON CLASSIC CAR SHOW and Summer Spectacular. Please use www.lymingtonrotary.org.uk to book your Healey onto the Austin Healey Club Stand,. Please book early as the places will go very quickly!
David Tofts, david@nfahc.co.uk
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, ahc@astle.plus.com T: 01455 822667
12 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: COTSWOLD FESTIVAL OF MOTORING - Bourton on the Water
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988 649122
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 The 2nd Tatton show of the season with 2000+ classic cars on display. Club stand and BBQ. Please let Mike know which day(s) you wish to attend, your membership no., reg and address to send tickets to four weeks before the event. Please make sure you get a reply from Mike to acknowledge your request.
Mike Stonier, northerncentreevents@aol.com T: 07941 757648
19 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPEED EVENT - ROCKINGHAM (near Corby). See http://healeysport.org/speed-events.html
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
22 NEW FOREST CENTRE: VISIT TO AVINGTON PARK WINCHESTER. We are most fortunate to have been offered private access to Avington Park, Itchen Valley, Winchester SO21 1DB, house and gardens, with coffee, and light lunch in the Orangery, together with a house tour and the opportunity to park our cars in front of the house. The price for both food and tour is £28.50 per head. See Booking Form on the New Forest Centre Site. Booking by 31st July
Jim Finch, chairman@nfahc.co.uk
25 - 27 NORTHERN CENTRE: OULTON PARK GOLD CUP Three days of classic motorsport action. Club stand in the classic car display. Please let Mike know which day(s) you wish to attend, your membership no., reg and address to send tickets to four weeks before the event. Please make sure you get a reply from Mike to acknowledge your request.
Mike Stonier, northerncentreevents@aol.com T: 07941 757648
25 - 26 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPEED EVENT - LOTON PARK (near Shrewsbury). See http://healeysport.org/speed-events.html
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
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, secretary@ahc-eastern.co.uk
27 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: PERSHORE PLUM FESTIVAL
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988 649122
27 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRIDGET CHALLENGE - CASTLE COMBE. See http://healeysport.org/spridget-events.html
healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
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, canda3000@hotmail.com
SEPTEMBER
1 - 2 NORTHERN CENTRE: BO'NESS HILLCLIMB WEEKEND. Club Stand? Organizer required.
Donald Gordon, donald.gordon@ahc-northern.org.uk 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. Optional “free” breakfast morning session at the ClassicMotorHub.com, near Bibury Glos, starts at 09:00.
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
9 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: BREAKFAST MEETING - Dean Heritage Centre
Dave Griffin T: 01242 862661
9 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPEED EVENT - GURSTON DOWN (near Salisbury). See http://healeysport.org/speed-events.html
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
15 - 16 NORTHERN CENTRE: MANCHESTER CLASSIC CAR SHOW - Event City. The North's indoor classic motor show. Spaces are limited, it being the Sprite's 60th year, if you own an interesting car and would like to display it please contact Mike. Please give your membership no., reg and an address to send tickets at least four weeks before the show. Advance discount tickets are available for those that just want to look round. See the ad in RevCounter or the Members' Area of the national website for details.
Mike Stonier, northerncentreevents@aol.com T: 07941 757648
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, membership@austin-healey-club.co.uk T: 07770 920838
23 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: SYWELL CLASSIC 'Wings & Wheels'
Tony Alden T: 01367 850363
29 - 30 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPRIDGET CHALLENGE - SNETTERTON. See http://healeysport.org/spridget-events.html
healeysport@austinhealeyclub.com
30 GRAND MOTORBILIA DAY, Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Rettendon, near Wickford. Just about everything motor related you could wish for. See their website for details.

30 NEW FOREST CENTRE: AUTUMN LEAVES. Meet at The Old Forge, Otterbourne from 11:00 for coffee/tea, leaving no later than 12:00 for a leisurely 40-mile drive through the leafy lanes of the Itchen and Test Valleys and the downland that separates them. We will finish with lunch at The Mill Arms at Dunbridge, aiming to eat at around 14:00. Please book before 31st August.
Alan Pickford
OCTOBER
6 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: CASTLE COMBE AUTUMN CLASSIC
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988 649122
7 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: PRESCOTT AUTUMN CLASSIC
Rob Hudson, director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk T: 07988 649122
7 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: SPEED EVENT - PRESCOTT (near Cheltenham). See http://healeysport.org/speed-events.html
Paul Baker, competitionsec@austinhealeyclub.com
13 SOUTHWESTERN CENTRE: SW CENTRE AGM
Tony Alden T: 01367 850363
14 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: AUTUMN LEAVES RUN
Derek Edwards, southerncounties@austinhealeyclub.com T: 01737 765891
24 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SOUTHERN COUNTIES AGM
Dave Colwell, dave.usy862@gmail.com T: 01932 349888
NOVEMBER
4 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: VETERAN CAR RUN at the Red Lion Handcross
Geri Barnden, Geri.barnden@gmail.com T: 07812 438211
24 NEW FOREST CENTRE: LAYING UP SUPPER at Stocks Inn, Wimbourne.
David Tofts, david@nfahc.co.uk
17 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: AGM & PRESENTATION DINNER - Swindon De Vere Village Hotel. Come and join the competitors and their cars for a great evening of food, wine, entertainment and dancing. Details are available on the Healeysport website.
Andrew Taylor
14 NEW FOREST CENTRE: REASONABLE WEATHER WEEKDAY - note Tuesday, not Wednesday this month! Meet at the Potters Heron in Ampfield around 10am for coffee & then a rural ‘potter’ starting about 10:30 and ending up at the Manor Farm Country Park for a picnic. We’ll bring the Gazebo & makings for tea & coffee. Bring your own picnic. Relaxing outdoor games or a walk up to the farm in the afternoon for those who wish.
Jim Palmer, jimp@nfahc.co.uk
9 - 11 NATIONAL: NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW. The UK's biggest classic motor show. See Members' Area/RevCounter for discount codes.
webmaster@austinhealeyclub.com
2 - 4 HEALEYSPORT CENTRE: ISLE OF WIGHT WEEKEND. Social weekend with a little light Autotesting.
Joe Cox, joe.cox@healeyracing.co.uk
15 NEW FOREST CENTRE: TALK "PRAGUE TO THE PYRENEES" at Empress of Blandings. David Spurling will gives a unique insight into historic rallies covering drives in his flat rad Morgan & Aston Martin DB5. (Monte Carlo, Classic Marathons, Nile Trial, African Safari and Kiwi Trail). This will be of interest to both car and travel enthusiasts. Assemble at 19.30.
Jim Finch, jim.finch100@virginmedia.com