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West Midlands Section Events and Diary

 

 2018

 

March

Monday 19th March - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall. 

Hosted by Guest speaker Peter Cambridge with a talk and picture show of his time with Prodrive during the development of the Brera S followed by a Q&A session and the usual meeting banter.

AROC West Midlands Section Events & Diary Dates for  2018

West Midlands Section Events and Diary for 2018

 

March 2018

Monday 19th March - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall. 

Hosted by Guest speaker Peter Cambridge with a talk and picture show of his time with Prodrive during the development of the Brera S followed by a Q&A session and the usual meeting banter.

Sunday 25th March - Great Escape Cars and Coffee, Dunlop Road Redditch B97 5XP. Officially from 10am to 12(ish), informal meet of classic and sports cars, sometimes with other unusual machinery.

All donations for coffees and teas go to Acorns Hospice, Feel free to turn up, no admission, just donations at your will. 

(This meet in March raised £700 alone)

 

April 2018

7th&8th April BTCC - Brands Hatch Indy

Sunday 8nd April - Sunday Lunch & Fun Concours, 12 noon, Carvery Lunch at Joules Brewery, Great Hales Street, Market Drayton TF9 1JP, followed by a short drive for Fun Concours at Red Lion Icecream Farm, Haughton ST18 9JG

For carvery reservations please contact Ian Jephcott at ianjephcott@talktalk.net

Monday 16th April - Monthly Section Meeting & AGM, Annual meet open to all members for all things regarding the running of the section. Come along, get involved, have your say.

Saturday 21st April - Alfaholics Track Day - Castle Coombe, See Alfaholics website for further details www.alfaholics.com

Sunday 22nd April - SPRING ALFA DAY - Imperial War Museum, Duxford, CB22 4QR. Advance tickets @ www.aroc-uk.com

28th&29th April BTCC - Donnington Park

 

 

May 2018

Sunday 6th May - Catton Park Classic Car Show, Catton Park, Walton-Upon-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN, A well established classic car event, small numbers of low production and interesting moderns also welcome. www.classicmotorshows.co.uk

Contact Section Chairman Graham Lay for details, racer-man@blueyonder.co.uk

19th&20th May BTCC - Thruxton

Monday 21st May - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall

Sunday 27th May - Great Escape Cars and Coffee, Dunlop Road Redditch B97 5XP. Officially from 10am to 12(ish), informal meet of classic and sports cars, sometimes with other unusual machinery.

All donations for coffees and teas go to Acorns Hospice, Feel free to turn up, no admission, just donations at your will. 

(This meet in March raised £700 alone)

 

 

June 2018

2nd & 3rd June - Coventry MotoFest, More info @ www.coventrymotofest.com

9th&10th June BTCC Oulton Park

Sunday 10th June - Sunday Lunch @ La Piccola, Redditch, La Piccola Italian Restaurant, 4b Alcester Street, Redditch, B98 8AE. For reservations contact Liz & Anrew Christie 01543452369 or lizandrewc87@gmail.com

Monday 18th JuneMonthly Section Meeting  Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall

23rd&24th June BTCC - Croft

Sunday 24th June - Great Escape Cars and Coffee, Dunlop Road Redditch B97 5XP. Officially from 10am to 12(ish), informal meet of classic and sports cars, sometimes with other unusual machinery.

All donations for coffees and teas go to Acorns Hospice, Feel free to turn up, no admission, just donations at your will. 

(This meet in March raised £700 alone)

Also Sunday 24th June - Cotswold Alfa Day, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Bradwell Grove, Burford, OX18 4JP Book in advance @ www.aroc-uk.com/cotswolds

 

July 2018

Sunday 1st July - NATIONAL ALFA DAY, Weston Park, Nr Shifnall, Shropshire TF11 8LE, This years National Event is in our section area so don't miss out and please support it with a strong turn out on our home patch. Advance tickets @ www.aroc-uk.com

7th & 8th July - Cars in the Park, Lichfield

Sunday 15th July - Walsall Arboretum Classic Car Show, Another well established show of Classic Cars right in the heart of the West Midlands Section Area. Walsall Arboretum Extension, Broadway, Walsall, WS1 2QA. www.classicmotorshows.co.uk/walsall-arboretum 

Contact Section Chairman Graham Lay for details, racer-man@blueyonder.co.uk

Monday 16th July - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall

28th & 29th July - Classic Nostalgia, Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire

 

August 2018

11th-12th August BTCC - Rockingham

Sunday 26th August - Mitcar 2018, Arbury Hall Nr. Nuneaton, Warwickshire, USE WEST GATE ENTRANCE ONLY, CV10 7PX. Check East Mids Section Website for updates @ aroc-uk.com/eastmids

Monday 20th August - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall

25th & 26th August - Spettacolo Sportivo Alfa Romeo, Circuit Zandvoort, Holland. The Dutch Alfa Club SCARB celebrates its 40th anniversary. Club trip details on page 10 of february 2018 AROC Driver magazine, on club website aroc-uk.com or contact Nick Clancy @ arocwm@madasafish.com

25th-26th August BTCC - Knockhill

 

September 2018

Sunday 2nd September - Bridgnorth Classic Car & Bike Show, Italian Cars & Bikes at Scenic Bridgnorth www.italianautomotoclub.co.uk  Followed by coffee @ Aroma Coffee, Aroma, Tea & Coffee Merchants, contact Andrew Turner @ andrew@aroma-coffee.co.uk

15th-16th September BTCC - Silverstone

Monday 17th September - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall

29th-30th September BTCC - Brands Hatch GP

 

October 2018

Saturday 6th - Sunday 21st October, 25th Anniversary Tour of Ireland, Silver anniversary of Nick Clancey's annual trip to Ireland. Total tour is two weeks but it may be possible to join in for a part/section of the tour. Contact our Nick Clancy @ alfalfa2@btinternet.com

Monday 15th October - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall

 

November 2018

Friday 9th-Sunday 11th November - NEC Classic Motorshow, Annual Classic Motor Show @ NEC Birmingham

Monday 19th November - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall featuring Andrew Christie's Annual Quiz

 

December 2018

Monday 17th December - Monthly Section Meeting, Our Monthly gathering at The Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall, As has been the tradition for many years, bring along a little something festive to nibble on, mix and match with festive foodstuffs. 

 

 

 

 

2017

 

March

Monday 20th March - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall.

 

April

Sunday 2nd April - Sunday Lunch in Clent, an informal gathering at The Fountain, Clent, contact Liz & Andrew to reserve your seat(s) 01543 452369 or liz-andrew@caspignano.fsnet.co.uk

Monday 17th April - Monthly Section Meet & AGM, come along and join in to be part of your local section @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall.

 

Sunday 23rd April - Spring Alfa Day, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, DN4 6TB

 

May

Sunday 7th May - Section Event, Black Country Living Museum. Priority Alfa parking to make out presence known is available while we take a trip back in time around the museum site, see website for more details and let us know you're coming so we can allow for parking thru Liz & Andrew 01543 452369 or liz-andrew@caspignano.fsnet.co.uk

http://www.bclm.co.uk/    (NOTE, discounted group rates are available but these tickets only allow entry on that day, standard entry tickets can be used for further visits for the following 12 months, we decided this was the better option as there is lots to see and do as well as other special and seasonal events at this venue)

 

 

Monday 15th May -  Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall.

 

June

Sun 4th June - Italian Extravaganza - Newby Hall, See Yorkshire Section page for details

Mon 19th June - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall. 

Sun 25th June -  Sunday Lunch & Fun Concours - Joules Brewery Tap for Carvery lunch (The Red Lion), Great Hales Street, Market Drayton TF9 1JP, Followed by afternoon visit to Red Lion Ice-cream Farm, Haughton ST18 9JG. Bookings/reservations for lunch through Ian Jephcott @ ianjephcott@talktalk.net 
 

July

Sun 9th July - National Alfa Day @ Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG36PY - See main website for details.

Mon 17th July - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall.

Fri-Sun 28/29/30th July - Silverstone Classic (three day event) - Any or all days, Tickets available thru AROC Club, See main website for details

 

August

Sun 20th August - MITCAR, Midlands Italian Car Day - Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire. B495NJ

Mon 21st August - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall.

 

September

Sun 3rd Sept - Scenic drive into Wales, Start point is Telford Services M54 (TF11 8TG) arrive by 9:30 for a quick briefing, route notes to be handed out at each of three stages, comfort and refreshment breaks at each stage. It's not a race or rally just a day of enjoying your Alfa on some great roads. All you need is a tank of fuel and funds for food/drink/picnic. Please let Ian Jephcott know if you are attending to allow for enough route sheets to be available. AROC Yorkshire Section will be joining us at the start of stage two as part of their weekend trip to Wales. (Note, some small sections of the drive will be along ungraded roads not suitable for 4C or lowered cars. classic Alfas will be fine)

Mon 18th Sept - Monthly Section Meet @ Lyndon House Hotel, Walsall.

Annual photo competition, rules and categories carried over from previous years.

Cars & Transport, Wildlife & Nature, People (alone or in groups), Local theme (within section area)

One entry per category, any size print upto 10"x8"

Judging by popular vote by all attending on the evening.

 

October

Mon 16th Oct - Lyndon House meeting 

19th-24th Oct - Annual AROC Club Trip to Ireland - Contact Nick Clancy and/or see main website/Alfa Driver Magazine for details

November

Mon 20th Nov - Lyndon House meeting - Andrew Christie's annual quiz of all things Alfa/Italian and general knowledge

December

Mon 18th Dec - Lyndon House meeting - Usual Christmas nibbles.

 

 

Just a little entry to let West Midlands Section Members know our section website pages will now start to have new and updated content now that I have editing rights.

Stay tuned, log-in and take a look at our Events and News pages over the near future for updates.

Thanks for looking,

Ian

Red Lion Icecream Farm

This years fun concours will be held at Joules Brewery, Market Drayton, Staffordshire, TF9 1JP joulesbrewery.co.uk

Arrive from 11am onwards to browse and judge each other's cars.

Take a seat for an excellent Roast Carvery Lunch around 12:30 (No dessert!!! Leave room for the icecream)

Take a short drive to Red Lion Ice cream Farm, Haughton ST18 9JG for 'Sundae' afternoon tea and/or ice-cream. redlionfarm.co.uk

The section have organised a drive through Noth Wales to the Llanberis Lake Railway on Sunday 8th June. All members and vistors welcome.



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