Events
MANX CLASSIC CAR CLUB
PROGRAMME FOR 2017

Events in bold are Club events and the remainder are invitations or known happenings. Please always remember to give your numbers for catering purposes where asked for.

Sunday 12th FebruaryGather at 12:00 for a 12:30 depart from the grandstand for a run and lunch to be set by Howard and Jane Richardson. Numbers please to them on 622901 PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING A MAP!
Sunday 12th MarchAt the Grandstand at 12:00 to leave at 12:30 on a run set by David and Dianne Karren followed by lunch. Your numbers to them please on 623473 or 496257 or diannekarran@manx.net
14th – 17th April‘Rush Hour’ event on the Isle of Man railways.
16th AprilEaster Sunday - Now that it is Summer Time we meet at the Grandstand at 2:00 to move off at 2:30 for a run set by Edwin and Pam to the Peel Golf Club for our Annual General Meeting. Numbers to them on 822622 or ejf@manx.net
Sunday 23rd AprilNational ‘Drive it Day’ across the British Isles.
Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th AprilManx Classic series of hillclimbs at the Sloc, Glen Helen and Ramsey.
Sunday 14th MayMeet at 2:00 for 2:30 off on a run to be set by our esteemed Chairman, George Gelling. Numbers please to him or Brenda on 878281.
May 18th to 21stMCCC trip to Wales (fully booked)
Saturday May 27thTT Practice week starts and Race Week ends Friday 9th June.
Sunday 4th JuneMad Sunday and the most interesting place for an old car enthusiast to be is Port St Mary for the annual Southern Vintage and Tractor Show and if you take a proper car you get in for free! All day but you may come and go.
Sunday 18th JuneMeet at the grandstand at 2:00 to move off at 2:30 for a run to be set by John Moon. Numbers to him please on 825949 or 832734 or by email at j.d.moon@manx.net
Sunday 2nd JulyMilntown Classic Car Show - This is the largest gathering of vintage an classic vehicles on the Island which last year attracted over 100 participants. It is sponsored by the Federation of Manx Historic Vehicles Club and organised by the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club. Held in one of our most beautiful stately houses, it carries on all day with catering provided or you may take a picnic.
Wednesday 5th JulyTynwald Day.
Saturday 15th JulySt Marks Fair day and we’re all invited. Be there before 1:30 pm. Pam Evans 625367.
Sunday 23rd JulyMeet at 2:00 for 2:30 departure on a run to be set by our own President, Bob Riding. We will finish up at his estate in the North and view some of his extensive collection Rolls-Royces, Bentleys and Daimlers. Bring your own picnic – the weather will be perfect!
26th – 30th JulyManx Heritage Transport Festival based all around the Island mainly on the railways.
Sunday 6th AugustPeel Carnival and the Manx Transport Trust annual get-together at the Brickworks Yard. Be there for mid-day and then join in the parade at 2:00 along the quay and along the front. Great fun and always well attended.
Friday and Saturday 11th & 12th AugustThe Royal Manx Agricultural Show at Knockaloe, just south of Peel is probably our best gathering of the year with plenty of cars on both days. Lots to see and do with excellent outside catering, it’s a jolly good day out for the whole family. Please contact Michael Pearce for tickets nearer the time on 815500 or 493309 or michael.pearce@manx.net
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 18th to 20th August‘Island at War’ event will take place on the steam railway between Douglas and Port Erin and they always welcome vintage cars to add to the general wartime atmosphere.
Sunday 20th AugustGather at the grandstand at 2:00 to leave at 2:30 for a run to be set by Ken Blackburn which will finish at Orrisdale for our favourite Brenda’s Buns tea-party. A folding money collection will be taken in aid of Hospice Care. Numbers ( limited to 30) please to Ken on 673590 by Friday 14th.
19th August to 1st SeptemberThe Manx Classic (formerly MGP)
Sunday 27th AugustMotorcycle Festival of Jurby and they have found some extra space so we hope to be invited to display our cars once again. This is one of the better days out in the whole year and the weather is always perfect!! Passes and wrist bands will be necessary and available from Edwin or Michael nearer the time (see above for contact details).
August 24th to 28thGreat Dorset Steam Fair
Saturday and Sunday 2nd & 3rd SeptemberBeaulieu Autojumble.
Sunday 17th SeptemberMeet as ever at 2:00 for a 2:30 move off on a run set by Clive Bishop. He can be quite competitive so maybe bring a map and a clipboard! Numbers to him please on 812089 or cwb@manx.net by the Friday please.
Sunday 15th OctoberAll collect at the grandstand at 2:00 to leave at 2:30 on a run organised by Edwin and Pam and he has quite a reputation for interesting runs. Please let him know by Friday 15th on 822622 or ejf@manx.net
Sunday 19th NovemberWe revert to Winter timings and gather at 12:00 for 12:30 move off on a run set by Max Stewart finishing with a lunch. Numbers to him on 622931 or max.stewartiom@manx.net by Friday 17th.
Sunday 26th NovemberA gathering of veteran, vintage and classics and some steam machinery at Market Square in Ramsey. It gets better every year and is on from 11:00 a.m. to around 4:00 p.m.
There are no meetings in December as there are too many other pressures on our time so the next meeting will be on New Year’s Day 2018

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Subscriptions for 2017 remain at £5 single or £10 couple/family and are due in January so please send them to me: Michael Pearce, Hyde Mannin Place, Bay View, Ramsey IM8 3EQ or pay me when we next meet.

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