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Event Calendar

Non-members are welcome to join us at these events. In addition to these events there are "Noggins and Natters" throughout the regions in the Member's Section.

AOC Members should refer to their copy of the Calendar for full event information. The Calendar can be dowloaded from the Members only pages of the website.

FEBRUARY 2017

Sunday 19th February
NORTHERN: Valentine’s day Lunch at the Sparrow Hawk Hotel, 152 Wheatley Lane Road, Fence, Nr. Nelson, Lancs, BB7 4NH.

Saturday 25th February
EAST ANGLIA: Technical and Textile Day - Starts at 10.00 for coffee.

Sunday 26th February
SOUTH WEST: Winter lunch at The Carpenters Arms, Stanton Wick, Somerset BS39 4BX.

FEBRUARY 2017 INVITATIONS

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th February - ULTRA-LUXURY CLASSIC CAR LIFESTYLE EVENT LAUNCHES IN OLYMPIA LONDON - The Olympia Historic Automobile Fair & Auction, in partnership with renowned auction house Coys, is proud to announce its inaugural event taking place in London’s most prestigious event venue Olympia London, on 17-19 February 2017. Set in an elegant environment with a sensational collection of the finest historic, classic and racing cars as a backdrop, this ultra-luxury lifestyle event provides a place for owners and collectors to both indulge their passions and acquire their next investment. Alongside the Fair, the Auction will see more than 100 fine historic automobiles go under the hammer with Coys. Tickets start from £15 in advance for access over the 3 days, or why not start the weekend in style and attend the Champagne Preview on Friday evening before enjoying the Fair & Auction’s offering across the weekend. For full details and to register for tickets please visit olympiahistoric.com.

MARCH 2017

Saturday 11th March
WALES: Lunch: The Welsh Section welcomes all AOC members to a gathering, to meet at 12 noon onwards for a return visit for lunch at the Best Western Royal George Hotel, Tintern, Chepstow Monmouthshire, NP16 6SF.

Thursday 16th March
SOUTH EAST: Mayfair Meeting, at the Coach and Horses, Bruton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 6PT. The Club’s now traditional end of winter gathering before the motoring season starts for an all section Noggin and Natter in central London.

Sunday 19th March
NORTHERN: Tea, Spares and More - Brook Lane Nursery, Brook Lane. Rixton, Warrington, Lancs. WA3 6DS.

APRIL 2017

Sunday 2nd April
SOUTH WEST: Spring lunch at the Lime Kiln Inn, Knole, near Langport TA10 9JH

Sunday 23rd April
SCOTTISH: Aberdeenshire Drive-it-day - Open to all.

Sunday 23rd April
NORTHERN: Drive it day Treasure Hunt meeting at the Calf’s Head Hotel, Worston, Nr Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 1QA.

Sunday 23rd April
EAST ANGLIA: Drive it Day - Meet at (NT) Flatford Mill, East Bergholt.

MAY 2017

Sunday 7th - Wednesday 10th May
SCOTTISH: Hopscotch tour of the Southern Inner Hebrides - Ardrossan- Arran - Islay - Jura - Colonsay - Oban using the Calmac multiferry ticket.

Friday 12th May
EAST ANGLIA: Gardens visit

Saturday 12th - Sunday 29th May
WALES: The Abergavenny Steam and Vintage Rally - As in previous years, to be held in Bailey Park where we shall be able to occupy an attractive spot at the top of the field. This is a well-attended show in the centre of the town, with a wide variety of steam machinery, classic cars, trade stands and with continuous events in the arena, including a display by a prize winning team of Heavy Horses.

MAY 2017 INVITATIONS

Friday 19th to Monday 22nd May - International APPF Fougeres Rallye, Saumur France - The event this year visits the beautiful historic town of Saumur, situated between the Loire and Thouet rivers and surrounded by the fine Vineyards of Chinon, Borgueil and Saumur itself. It is located approximately a 3 hour drive south of Caen, close to the port of Ouistreham, and the crossing from Portsmouth. The event is conceived to make the most of beautiful countryside, quiet French roads and visits to Chateau and places of interest. Sunday morning is a visit to a Tank museum, and of course no visit to France would be complete without fine dining and good wines. Saturday evening is the gala dinner in the cellars of the Bouvet Ladabay Chateau, famous for Cremant Loire sparkling wines. Further information here www.rallyefougeres.org/htm/programme.asp.

JUNE 2017

Sunday 4th June
NORTHERN: St John the Baptist Church, Vicarage Lane, Knaresborough. Yorkshire. HG5 9AE - A wonderful afternoon, overlooking the River at Knaresborough, with a plentiful bounty of vintage and classic cars to whet your appetite. Arrive from 12 noon onwards.

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June
INTERNATIONAL: at Crewe Hall Hotel, Crewe, Cheshire – 16th – 18th June 2017

International Alvis Day itself, at Gawsworth Hall on Sunday 18th June 2017

JULY 2017

Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd July
SOUTH WEST: SW Alvis Weekend. We once again begin with a Road Run to include areas of beautiful Exmoor and all AOC members are very welcome. An extremely picturesque route has been planned providing some of the finest views of Exmoor, which avoids the holiday traffic along the North Devon coast.
By popular request our South West Alvis Day will be returning to the National Trust Property, Knightshayes Court, one of the finest estates in the South West of England, located in Bolham, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7RQ. The estate is easily accessible from junction 27 of the M5.

Sunday 9th July
SCOTTISH: Club stand at the Glamis Transport Extravaganza.

Friday 14th July
EAST ANGLIA: Gentleman's day at the Möet and Chandon Newmarket Races.

Sunday 16th July
NORTHERN: Newby Hall Vintage and Classic car Show. Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE.

Sunday 16th July
EAST ANGLIA: East Anglia Section Day this year based at Pakenham Mill Suffolk (Water Mill Farm, Mill Road, Pakenham, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 2NB).

JULY 2017 INVITATIONS

Thursday 6th JulyClassics on the Green, Friston, Suffolk IP17 1NP, from 4pm to 10pm – arrive and depart when you like. All veteran, vintage and classic (pre 1970 designs) cars, bikes and other road vehicle welcome, especially Alvis cars - Tea, coffee and cakes, BBQ and bar available. Free entry but donations to our Church funds appreciated.

AUGUST 2017

Sunday 6th August
NORTHERN: Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8EE. Organised by The Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge, the Vintage Weekend is an annual rally for vintage, veteran and classic vehicles held in the West Yorkshire Town of Hebden Bridge, in the heart of the South Pennines.

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th August
SCOTTISH: Scottish Section Weekend in the Perth area.

Sunday 13th August
SOUTH WEST: A picnic for AOC members is to be held in the grounds of the National Trust's Great Chalfield Manor near Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire SN12 8NH by kind permission of the donor tenants Robert & Patsy Floyd. This is a romantic moated medieval manor with an Arts & Crafts garden. The house has featured in many films most recently Wolf Hall and Poldark. Drive through the archway and park in the courtyard in front of the house. Bring your picnic to arrive any time after 11.45am. Afternoon tea can be taken in the 1920s garage forecourt of the house still complete with its glazed canopy for washing the motors. Excellent guided tours of the house are available.

Sunday 13th August
EAST ANGLIA: BBQ .

Sunday 20th August
NORTHERN: Passion for Power Classic Motor Show - Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN - One of the UK’s most popular Classic Car Events with over 90 Classic and performance Car Clubs attending and over 300 private Entries. Massive Autojumble and Trade area with 250+ plots.

AUGUST 2017 INVITATIONS

Sunday 6th AugustMG Northern Day, Bewerley Park, Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. HG3 5HQ - The largest MG show in the North. Once again they have extended a warm welcome to the Northern Section of the Alvis Owner Club.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Friday 1st September
EAST ANGLIA: Picnic at Melford Hall, Long Melford.

Sunday 3rd September
NORTHERN: Vintage by the sea - The Midland Hotel, Marine Rd, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4BU. A celebration of all things Vintage: cars, live music, fashion etc. As voted the best vintage event in the world by the Guardian Newspaper. The fantastic setting of Morcambe’s seafront provides the backdrop that transforms into a multi-venue playground where, visitors can learn the dances, take in specially curated live performances, ogle over vintage vehicles or take advantage of the decade’s specific hair and beauty makeovers. See website www.midlandvintage.co.uk.

Sunday 10th September
NORTHERN: Hartington Show near Buxton, Derbyshire - High Fields, Hall Bank, Hartington. SK17 0AT. An opportunity to meet with our fellow Midland Alvis Enthusiasts, arrive from 9.30am onwards to a great country show, Vintage Tractors, Stationary Engines, Vintage Lorries, Cars & Steam Engines.

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th September
SCOTTISH: Cairngorm Tour based in Grantown-on-Spey.

OCTOBER 2017

Sunday 1st October
EAST ANGLIA: Last of the Summer Wine event returns to the Swann at Lavenham.

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th October
EAST ANGLIA: Autumn Weekend

NOVEMBER 2017

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November
ALL SECTIONS: Vintage and Classic Car Show. National Exhibition Centre. Birmingham - The U.K.’s premier indoor Classic Car Show. A good place to find the pieces needed for the winter project and of course Alvis will be having their own stand.

Thursday 30th November
ALL SECTIONS: Mayfair Meeting, at the Coach and Horses, Bruton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 6PT. The Club’s now traditional International gathering before Christmas for an all section Noggin and Natter. Christmas lights will be on and the new shows will be running so make a weekend of it.

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