Events Programme for 2014

The regular club venue is subject to change, but is currently the Cambridge Golf and Conference Centre. Please see individual events for details.

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Club Events

Date Event
JanWed 1
Start 2014 in style with a fabulous selection of classic and vintage cars, good company and perhaps a drink to stave off the chill. Meet on the green opposite The Royal Oak in Barrington and don't forget your hat and scarf!
JanWed 8
Club Night
FebWed 12
Club Night - Grope
Join us for our famous 'grope'! Mystery household items have been sealed in black plastic bags and you have to guess what's what by touch alone. Prize for the winner.
MarWed 12
Club Night - Guest Speaker
We've got Danny Hopkins, Editor of Practical Classics magazine, coming along to talk classic cars. I'm sure he's got plenty of stories to tell! All welcome.
AprWed 9
Club AGM
We will hear reports on the previous year and elect our new committee. Please submit nominations for our 2014/2015 committee to any current committee member. Light refreshments will be served.
AprSun 27
FBHVC Drive It Day
We are organising a road run from Trumpington Waitrose, up to the Nene Valley Railway at Wandsford, via the old A428, Fenstanton, Abbots Ripton and the old A1. There will be additional stops en-route at Morrisons in Cambourne and Waitrose in St Ives so you can join the run at either of those if you prefer. Map packs will be available for a small charge to cover printing costs. Numbers in advance please to David Hunns to help Nene Valley Railway prepare for our arrival. We leave Trumpington at 9:30am, Cambourne at 10:15am and St Ives at 11:00am.
MaySun 4
Duxford Spring Show
See We have a pitched booked so club members can just turn up and pay on the gate. £10 pp, includes access to museum. Please let Steve or David know if you are coming so we can plan our pitch.
MaySun 11
Club Treasure Hunt
Please give your name to David Hunns or Steve Sims if you wish to attend. The event will start at the Cambridge Golf and Conference Centre, where we hold our regular club nights. Please arrive at 10:00 for a staggered start at around 10:30, the Clubhouse will be open for refreshments and use of the facilities if required. This year's hunt will be a search for picture clues and will follow quiet rural roads between scenic Cambridgeshire villages. All the objects pictured will be visible from the comfort of your car; all you need to do is plot their location on a map which we will give you. The team / entrant with the most objects correctly plotted, wins (judges' decision is final, etc etc!)! The event will finish 2 hours later at the Queen's Head Pub in Needingworth, where an extensive menu will be available, including at least 2 roasts, a vegetarian option and the usual choice of bar snacks - most dishes are under £10.

We do hope you can join us for a fun, friendly and informal morning of motoring, followed by a noggin and natter!
MayWed 14
Club Night - Pub Run
Meet at Club HQ at 7.00 for 7.30 start. We will be heading off to the Plough at Fen Ditton. If the weather is nice we can sit by the river. The route should take us through the Backs in Cambridge where Jonathan will ask you to slow down as you pass Kings chapel and he'll take a photo of you and your car.
JunWed 11
Club Night - Come Ride With Me
Go for a passenger ride around the local countryside in another club member's car.
JunSat 28
Club Run to Tiger Racing, Wisbech
We have an exciting visit planned to a local car specialist in Wisbech and you are invited to join us to find out more about Tiger Racing. This family run business was formed in 1989 and manufactures seven kinds of road and race car. They have extensive facilities which include two engineering shops, sales/show area, paint department, MOT garage, trimming shop, and an impressive parts department. We will be given a brief talk by the owner and then given a tour of the premises. They have kindly offered to supply tea and biscuits afterwards.

After the tour we have reserved some tables at the Dog and Doublet Pub near Whittlesey, where we will be sitting down for lunch between 1-1.30pm. I am hoping to get a menu so we can pre-order.

Meet at Chatteris Co-op car park from 9.30am, to start at 10.00. The route takes us through March and Friday Bridge before getting to Wisbech for 11 am so if you are interesting in joining us then please sign up or contact David or Andy.
JulWed 9
Club Night - Car Park Concours
Our annual event where we don't vote for the best, we vote for our favourite! Winner walks away with the Car Park Concours Trophy.
JulSun 13
Kimbolton Country Fayre
PLEASE COLLECT YOUR TICKET AT JULY CLUB NIGHT. One of the biggest and best shows of the year. Please give your name to David Hunns or Steve Sims to reserve a ticket. Pay on the gate; see for details.
AugWed 13
Club Night - MGOC Visit
Road run and visit to MGOC Swavesey. Meet at Golf Centre at 7.30 to depart at 8.00pm sharp. Alternatively members can go on ahead and meet us there. Visit includes welcome introduction with coffee, tea and biscuits and then a full tour of the offices, spares operation and vehicle workshop which will last approximately 1 hour.
AugSat 16
RAF Mildenhall Car and Bike Show
Booking required and photo ID must be presented on the gate. Organised by the Auto Hobby Complex this show is inside the RAF Mildenhall US air base and attracts a range of cars you won't normally see! You will need US Dollars to buy from the stalls. The show is open 12:00 until 17:00 but do allow time for passing through security. Call 01638 542480 for details or complete and submit this entry form. Please also give your name to David or Steve to we can plan the club stand.
AugSat 23
AugMon 25
Fenland Country Fair (Quy)
Club stand on Monday only. Please give your name to David Hunns or Steve Sims if you wish to attend.
AugSun 31
Club BBQ
At Steve Garland's house again, Bury Road, Stapleford. Numbers please to Steve Garland ASAP so we can order the right amount of burgers! Please also let Steve know if you can bring a puddings or salad on the day.
SepSat 6
HCR 104FM Live in the Park (Huntingdon)
This is a music festival held on the park in the middle of Huntingdon. We will have a small display with about four cars. To book your spot contact David Hunns or Steve Sims. For more details contact
SepWed 10
Club Night
Bring and Buy Charity Auction.
SepSat 20
Gamlingay Village Show
As last year, admission will be FREE to all drivers and one passenger. Additional passengers will be charged an entry fee of £3.00 per adult and £1.50 per child. Please complete the entry form and return it to the organiser by Saturday, 30th August 2014.

Once you have returned the form, just turn up on the day – no entry passes are required. Please report to the registration desk on arrival from 11.00 am and NO LATER THAN 1.00 pm. Gates open to the public at 1.00 pm.

Contact Andrew Peters on 07519 921126 or see
OctWed 8
Club Night
Guest Speaker night. Lancaster Insurance of St Ives will be telling us a little about themselves. Adrian Campbell will also be talking about his recent visit to the Mille Miglia in Italy.
NovWed 12
Club Night
Dinky Toy Concours.
NovFri 14
NovSun 16
NEC Classic Car Show
This show is always excellent, with a dozen halls to look through packed with classics, trade and autojumble. We will be organising our annual coach trip again, for the Sunday. The trip is now full. Please meet the coach at St Ives Meadow Lane car park 8.00 for 8.30am departure.
DecWed 10
Christmas Club Night

Other Events

Date Event
FebSat 22
MGOC Snowdrop Run
Wimpole to Moggerhanger. £25 per car. Pre-book entry forms from Contact Peter Cowper 01799 527161.
AprSat 5
AprSun 6
Thriplow Daffodil Weekend
See or Angela Mulholland 07543 922789
AprSat 12
AprSun 13
Practical Classics Restoration Show (NEC)
See for details and tickets.
AprMon 14
Cambridge Car Club Classic Run
A classic car run organised by the other car club in Cambridge, in aid of the St Nicholas Hospice. See
AprSun 20
Classic Rally & Autojumble at Old Warden
See or Stephen Smith 01527831726
AprSat 26
AprSun 27
Colne Valley Vintage Vehicle Rally
AprSun 27
Stilton 'Cheese' Classic Vehicle Run
Starts in Leicestershire and winds up at Stilton, Cambridgeshire with a lunch stop en route. See for details.
MaySat 3
MayMon 5
Rushden Cavalcade
Entry forms from
MaySun 4
MayMon 5
Stradsett Park Vintage Rally (Downham Market)
Exhibits must be at least 25 years old. See or contact 01945 880091
MaySun 4
MayMon 5
Bedfordshire Classic Motor Show (Woburn Abbey)
See or contact Stephen Smith 01527 831726
MaySun 11
South Suffolk Classic Run
MaySun 18
Herts Auto Show (Welwyn)
Call Neil Castle on 01707 376020 or
07963 501440 or see
MaySun 18
Gayden Spring Classic
Cars must be over 20 years old. To book see or call 01926 645029. £22 per car.
MaySun 18
Falcon Motor Club Autotest
Falcon Motor Club are holding an Autosolo/Autotest at Debden airfield on Sunday May 18th. See
MaySat 24
MayMon 26
Enfield Pageant of Motoring
Entry Forms from or contact June Bayer 020 8367 1898
MaySun 25
MayMon 26
Forties at Denny
Cars from the 1940s at Denny Abbey Farmland Museum. Contact Ann Wise 01223 860988.
JunSun 1
Classic Ford Show (Santa Pod)
JunSat 7
JunSun 8
New, Retro and Classic Show Biggleswade
At Old Warden. Contact Susan Peach 01604 407477 or see
JunSat 7
Letchworth Classic and Vintage Car Club Picnic
Registration form from
JunSun 8
Luton Festival of Transport
Entry forms from or from Martin Wood 01582852251
JunSun 15
Fathers' Classic Day Out at Woburn
See or call Stephen Smith 01527 471662
JunSun 15
Father's Day at Kebworth
See or call Andrew Greenwood 01484 667776
JunSat 21
JunSun 22
Great Abington Vintage and Classic Vehicle Show
See or Jason 07597 118021
JunSun 22
Bourne Classic Car and Bike Show
Free entry but must pre-book, forms from
JunSat 28
JunSun 29
Abbots Ripton Hall Garden Show
Would like a few classic cars at the event. If interested contact or 01733 844749
JunSat 28
Entry forms
JunSun 29
Summertime Classics Show at Stanford Hall
JunSun 29
Two Counties Motor Show
Rowley Mile Racecourse Newmarket. Free entry for exhibitors driver + partner. No dogs or BBQ's. Arrive 8.00-8.30 on day.
JunSun 29
Croydon (Cambs) Village Show
Contact Malcolm Ralph 01223 208939 or 07801 434603
JulSat 5
JulSun 6
North Norfolk Railway Vintage Transport Festival (Holt)
Booking required - see
JulSat 5
Details TBD
JulTue 8
Hertfordshire Road Run
Contact or 01920 420642
JulSat 12
Eltisley Village Fete
Contact Roger T Pinner on 01480 880122 or
JulSat 12
Manea Gala
See for details.
JulSun 13
Shelford Feast
JulSat 19
Witchford Festival
The Witchford Village Society Music Festival and Village Fayre. 'Best of British' theme. Held at WVC From midday till 10.30pm. Contact Lucy Short on 07919 176411 or see
JulFri 25
JulSun 27
Cambridge Mini Chill Meldreth
Eternit Social Club. All vehicles £2pp. Contact Trevor Knowles 01767 650589.
JulSat 26
JulSun 27
Cambridgeshire Steam Rally (Quy)
Previously held at Swavesey (and Wood Green before that) - note change of venue to Stow-cum-Quy. See for details.
JulSat 26
Spitfires, Merlins and Motors (Duxford)
JulSun 27
Harlow Classic Car and Bike Show
Harlow Town Rugby Club. For details contact Tracey Harver 07952 768539
JulMon 28
Melbourn Fete and Rally
Details TBD
AugSat 2
Ramsey Steam and Vintage Show
Call Dave on 01709 589050 for form and details or see
AugSun 3
Helmingham Festival of Classic and Sports Cars (Stowmarket)
Entry forms at or contact Sarah Harris 01473 890799
AugSun 3
Higham Ferrers Classic Car Show
Booking required. See
or Roy Murphy 07831 898183
AugSun 17
Saffron Walden Motor Show
Contact Roger Abbot 0787 119715 or see
AugSun 24
AugMon 25
Knebworth Classic Motor Show
See or call Stephen Smith 01527 831726
AugSun 24
Little Gransden Air Show
Contact Adrian Hamilton 07768 423193. Entry forms from
SepSat 6
SepSun 7
Haddenham Steam Rally
See or call Ruth Young 01487 842771
SepSun 7
TR Register "King's Run"
Places available for a few cars on social tour in TR Register Anglia region. Please contact Chris Glasbey on 01223 833700 for details.
SepSun 7
Stondon Bedfordshire Classic Transport Festival
Sarah Smith 07739 314144. Entry forms from
SepSun 7
Beds and Herts at Kensworth
Details or call Chris Toton 01582 873460
SepSat 13
SepSun 14
Peterborough Classic and Vintage Vehicle Show
Details from or 01733 453547
SepSun 14
St Marys Hertfordshire Classic Car Show
SepSat 20
Saint Wendreda's Church (March)
New show. Tel Bob Slade on 01354 650674 for details and application form.

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Club Event
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JanThu 1
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