Your Action Planner for the months ahead ...

2018
NOVEMBER
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
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
20 THAMES VALLEY CENTRE: THAMES VALLEY AGM at Flackwell Heath Golf Club.
thamesvalley@austinhealeyclub.com
24 NEW FOREST CENTRE: LAYING UP SUPPER at The Fish Inn, Ringwood. (Please note revised venue). This is our final regular event each year where exploits can be told and experiences compared. Please complete and send to David Tofts the separate booking form enclosing a cheque for the full amount made out to the Fish Inn by 14th November. Meet at 7.00 for 7.30 pm.
David Tofts, david@nfahc.co.uk
DECEMBER
2 NATIONAL: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at Stratford Manor Hotel, Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0PY at 10:30. Full notice and agenda will be published in RevCounter. Nomination and Proxy forms will be available from the website.
Mell Ward, secretary@austinhealeyclub.com
12 NORTHERN CENTRE: NOGGIN DATE CHANGE. For December only the Yorkshire Sub Centre Noggin 'n' Natter is being moved from Wednesday 19th December to Wednesday 12th December at the usual time of 8pm and venue of The Old White Beare, Norwood Green, Halifax HX3 8QG .
Jeff Hollinshead, jeff.hollinshead@ahc-northern.org.uk T: 07800 974418
2019
JANUARY
6 NORTHERN CENTRE: LATE CHRISTMAS LUNCH at the Golden Pheasant, Plumley Moor Road, Plumley, Knutsford. Meet 12 noon for 12.30 lunch. Please contact Ivor for bookings, further details and directions.
Ivor Davies, secretary@ahc-northern.org.uk
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. Details TBA.
Liz Coomber
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
APRIL
4 - 5 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: DAFFODIL WEEKEND
Dave Wheeler, wheelerd@blueyonder.co.uk
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 DRIVIT IT DAY
Nick Varlow, nickvarlow@gmail.com
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
JUNE
1 - 2 NORTHERN CENTRE: TATTON PARK. CLASSIC & PERFORMANCE CAR SPECTACULAR.
Mike Stonier
1 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: ORCHARD RESTORATIONS OPEN DAY
Kevin Law, orchardrest@hotmail.com T: 01435 812374
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
JULY
7 SOUTHERN COUNTIES CENTRE: SUMMER BARBEQUE
Anne & Piers de Legh, pdelegh@tiscali.co.uk T: 01342 713744
14 NEW FOREST CENTRE: NEW FOREST BBQ. Keep this date for your diary. Details to follow.
Roger Smith
25 NEW FOREST CENTRE: HIGHCLERE CASTLE. A rare opportunity to visit. Booking form TBA.
Don Carpenter
AUGUST
4 MIDLANDS CENTRE: PLANNED DRIVE & LUNCH. Details to be arranged.
Robin Astle, webmaster@ahc-midlands.org.uk
17 - 18 NORTHERN CENTRE: TATTON PARK. ‘PASSION FOR POWER’ CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW
Mike Stonier
SEPTEMBER
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
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