Friday 8th January SOUTH EAST: Christmas Lunch at the The Barn, Chestfield, East Kent. CT5 3LU. Just as you thought you had to wait 11 months for Christmas! Join us for our Christmas Lunch on Friday 8th January, gathering at noon. Sit down lunch at 12.30pm in a 15th Century Barn. Easy journey down the M2, A299, A2990 to the Chestfield turnoff, right at the roundabout to Chestfield Village. Good food and plenty of safe parking in the huge pub car park. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated. Take the time to walk along Whitstable beach before or after the meal to blow the cobwebs away! Put the date in your diary now and just to confirm there will be no Noggin at The Barn on New Year's Day, 1st January. Contact Eileen Goddin - firstname.lastname@example.org
February Sat 6th : Scottish Section New Year Dinner at the Blytheswood Square Hotel, Glasgow. The table is booked for 7.30pm eating from the Market Menu which is £25 for three courses. For those who wish to stay the night we recommend staying at the Novotel which is just across the square and has rooms for £75. There are other hotels within easy walking distance too. Numbers please to John Ratcliffe email@example.com or 01224 863520
April Sun 10th : Scottish Section Opening lunch at the Dunkeld Hilton. Details to follow.
April Sun 24th : Scottish Section Aberdeenshire Drive-it-day. Details to follow.
April Fri 29th – Mon May 1st : Scottish Section Northumberland Tour. Rooms reserved at Battlesteads Hotel in Wark for Alvis Owner Club for nights of Friday 29, Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May. Double/twin rate is £160 per night per room for dinner bed and breakfast; single is £95. Book at 01434 230209. Numbers to Sandy Smith firstname.lastname@example.org or 0131 5521387.
June Sun 12th : Scottish Section Day trip to Strathearn. Lunch at the Royal Hotel, Comrie followed by a visit to Drummond Castle. Details to follow.
July Sun 10th : Scottish Section Club Stand at the Glamis Transport Extravaganza. Contact Peter Martin email@example.com or 01505 612637.
Saturday 16th July MIDLAND: Pre War Prescott - Great fun had last year at this relaxed non competitive sociable Charity Garden Party type event. See a huge variety of early cars going up; ride up with each other, or just watch. The Alvisti who came want to do it again. Book via www.prewar prescott.com, download a paper form or ask Vic Round for one, let him know if coming, but it can be last minute 01562 886177 firstname.lastname@example.org
August Fri 19th – Sun 21st Scottish Alvis Weekend based in the Perth area, with the Alvis Day at Scone Palace, the crowning place of the Kings of Scots. We are being allowed to display the cars in front of the Palace and conduct driving tests close by. Grounds entry fee of £6.70 (£6 seniors) will apply. Lots of attractions including the gardens, trees, shop, cafe and the palace itself.
Accommodation has been reserved at the Huntingtower Hotel just 3 miles west of Perth. It has ample secure parking. £111.67 Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for two. Book quoting 'Alvis' on 01738 583771. John Ratcliffe email@example.com or 01224 863520
Sep Sat 17th : Scottish Section Day trip to Rosslyn Chapel, Midlothian. Sandy Smith firstname.lastname@example.org or 0131 5521387.
Sunday 25th September EAST ANGLIA: The Warren Classic Car Show and concours joint event with EA and SE Sections arranging up to 20 cars contact Steve Horne 01799 586237 or email@example.com
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th OCTOBER WALES: " THE WELSH WEEKEND – REVIVAL” - An Affectionate Tribute to Ken and Pat Cameron - The venue is the Lake Country House Hotel and Spa, Llangammarch Wells, Powys LD4 4BS. The reservation package includes on Friday a " welcome " afternoon tea and dinner; on Saturday breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner; on Sunday breakfast and lunch. The tariff for this package is £ 240 per person. A single person room occupancy supplement of £ 50 per night shall be applied. The hotel has 31 bedrooms. We have been given Alvis exclusivity of the hotel reservations until the beginning of August, please book promptly contacting the Lake Country House Hotel and Spa directly to make your reservations or enquiries. The telephone number is 01591 620202. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org - Please quote ALVIS at the start of your contact. Please let us know of your reservations. For any further information regarding this special weekend please contact Ann or Hugh Bradnum on 02920 764059 or at email@example.com - In due course please advise us of your chariot, year, model, body type, also the rider and passengers.
Oct Wed 26th – Sat 29th : Scottish Section Autumn colour trip to the West Highlands. Three nights away. Details to follow.
Nov Sun 6th : Scottish Section AGM. The Royal George Hotel, Perth