ASCO EVENTS CALENDAR. This page was updated on 13 May 2017
The following SHOWS - EVENTS - AUTOJUMBLES and NOGGINS & NATTERS are being arranged. For further detail contact us via the MAIL US Button.
NOGGINS & NATTERS
NEW NOGGINS VENUE 1 - The West Midlands/Cheshire Group will be holding a bimonthly meeting on the fourth Saturday of each odd numbered month at the Vine Inn, Barns Lane, Dunham Massey, Cheshire WA14 5RH. The next meeting will be on 27 May, and then on 22 July;
23 August & 25 November unless otherwise notified in Mascot Supplements or ASCO e-Bulletins. This meeting is a joint venture with the SOC, and all Classic Marque enthusiasts are welcome. Your contact is Malcolm Cormack by e-mail: cormackmb @ gmail.com. Or Mobile: 07973 837750.
NEW NOGGINS VENUE 2 - The Sussex and South East Corner Group. Meetings will normally be at the Halfway House pub in Rose Hill, but the next meeting will be in conjunction with the Cookoo Spring Faire and Show at Laughton, Nr Lewes BN8 6BN. The show runs from 27 -29 May, but our meeting date there has not yet been finalised. If you would be interested in coming along please contact me on 01825 750532 or by e-mail: at email@example.com. Guy Barton.
New Forest Group - 3rd Wednesday of every month, from 8pm at The Swan Lyndhurst. All Singer enthusiasts welcome. Contact John Bramwell on 01425 612544 for further details.
Thames Valley Group. 2nd Monday of each month from approx 8pm at The Jolly Gardener, Moneyrow Green, Holyport, Nr Maidenhead SL6 2ND. All Singer enthusiasts welcome. Contact Mike Hyman on 01252 655214 or John Payne on 01252 834116 for details.
Midland Vehicle Preservation Society at the Weston Hall Hotel, Weston Lane, Bulkington, Nr Coventry CV12 9RU 1st Monday of each month at 7.30pm. All Singer enthusiasts welcome.
South West & South Wales Area - 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8pm at The Major’s Retreat. This pub is in the centre of Tormarton village approx 1 mile north east of junction 18 of the M4 motorway. The beer is good and the landlord convivial! All members welcome. Contact Nick Warren on 01666 577363 for details.
Lunchtime Meet in Norfolk. Open to all old car enthusiasts, HRG and Singer owners particularly. Now at the 'The King's Head, Bawburgh. just off the A47 on the west side of Norwich. Postcode NR9 3LS , at noon on the first Saturday of each month. Please phone Barry Paine on 01603 810598 or 07966 431968 before setting off, as there will be occasional changes to the date.
Humberside - Station Classics Meet every second Wednesday of the month from April to September at 7pm, and from October to March on every second Sunday of the month at 2pm, at The Station Public House. Habrough South, Humberside DN40 3AP. All enthusiasts are welcome. E-Mail Bill Tull at: billtull1954 @ hotmail.com if you need further information.
Sunbeam Rapier Chilterns Area invite you to join them at their meetings from 8pm on the third Monday of each month at the Leather Bottle, Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. (Turn south off the A414 onto the A4147). All Rootes and Chrysler club members welcome. During the summer ‘away meetings’ are held, so make sure to check with Ron Atherton on 01525 221943, or Jerome Senn on 0208 458 5401 before you set out.
Milton Keynes Classic Car Club monthly meet at The Caldecotte Arms, Caldecotte Lake, Milton Keynes. May to September - first Friday from 7.30pm; October to April - first Sunday from noon. ASCO members welcome. For further details email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Dave on 01908 676463, or visit www mkclassiccarclub.co.uk.
Scotia Classics Meets (formerly the Scottish Classic Car Owners Network) will be holding their informal meetings on the 1st Sunday of each month at 4pm on the car park of Showcase Cinemas Glasgow, Barrbridge Leisure Centre, Baillieston, Glasgow, G69 7TZ. For more details see their website www.scotiaclassics.co.uk. All are welcome.
1,2 July - Caux Retro Rally- held in the village of Allouville-Bellefosse in the delightful Haute Normandie countryside, only 53km from Le Havre. 60km run on the Saturday, static display in village on Sunday. Only €20 per person including lunch on the two days. For more information and an entry form please contact either John Loveridge at email@example.com
Vintage Sports-Car Club Events - See www.vscc.co.uk/page/events
Andrew Greenwood Classic Car Shows - See www.classicshows.org
14-17 July. ASCO SNCR Weekend in Northumberland. Itinerary includes visits to Paxton House, the Union Chain Bridge, Holy Island and the Priory, Coldstream, Hirsal Country Park, Bamburgh Castle, Grace Darling Museum and Lunch in the Titanic’s sister ship’s Dining Room. For full details and Attendance Form see the Jan-Feb Mascot.
2,3,&4 June - Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NW. A special invitation to all classic car owners - this event is set beside the River Thames and prices start from just £7 a day (for a weekend ticket) for 2 people and 1 classic vehicle. For more information call the Show Team on 01296 631 273 or e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
8,9 July 2017 - Powderham Historic Vehicle Gathering, held in the Castle’s beautiful grounds on the west bank of the Exe estuary, and organised by the Crash Box & Classic Car Club of Devon Ltd.
The Singer stand is run jointly by members of both UK clubs, and this year Tony Hook is co-ordinating entries, so if you would like to display your Singer on the stand, please contact him asap for an entry form, either by e-mail at email@example.com, or post to 11, High St, Honiton, EX14 1PR, or telephone 0140443003 - but be prepared to leave a message.
The gathering will include over 1000 vehicles, both privately entered and on Club stands, around 50 steamers and heavy trucks of many shapes and sizes, a huge Auto-jumble and Trade stands, ensuring an outstanding event. An added attraction this year is a dog show for a bit of light hearted fun. Evening entertainments, are provided by a fairground organ and band. Last year’s Show raised £10,500 for its 4 nominated Charities. An Entry fee of £7.00 will allow entry on either or both days for a vehicle and two persons; camping fees for the show are £20.00 per pitch incl showers.
Competed forms and fees are required to be with Tony by 22nd May. To keep a Singer stand at the Show we have to have cars displayed on both days, so if you can come on both days that would be greatly appreciated – please help us to make Powderham 2017 the best Singer year yet. From Robert Lovegrove & Tony Hook.
Show Organisers Market Square Group are currently putting together four Vintage/Classic Weekends for 2017. The weekends’ format will include Classic vehicle displays; Live stage with ‘30s-‘60s music; Traditional fairground and rides; Story-telling and craft demonstrations; Craft beer and cider; Vintage and collectables market. Camping available on site. The dates and venues are:
2-4 June - Ferry Meadows, Peterborough; 28 August - Willen Lakes, Milton Keynes;
9-10 September - Maidstone, Kent; 7 September - Portchester Castle. For more info e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Elinor Beasley on 01832 281274.
6 August - BEN (Town Thorns) Summer Fete & Classic Car Rally - Brinklow Rd, Easenhall, Rugby CV23 0JE. No need to book - simply turn up and enjoy yourself andthe other Classics that will be there. For more details contact John Taylor on 01926 854456
20th August - RHS Hyde Hall. Last year the Jaguar Drivers' Club (Area 33) organised a car show at RHS Hyde Hall with around a hundred cars, mainly Jags. This year they wish to extend the show and are inviting 'Elite' marques to attend, including Singers (ASCO and SOC combined). Each car displayed gets free entry to RHS Hyde Hall for TWO occupants (worth £20 for normal entry if not a member) and free to walk the site etc. from 10am till 5pm. If any ASCO members are interested please let me know your car and contact details, either by phone on 01268 417855 (before 9 pm) or email me, Allan Jones, on jones-a5 @ sky.com.
11 June - Kingston Maurward College Open Day. Please let John Horne know if you are able to attend. (You can do this using the message pad (MAIL US button).
Kingston Maurward is the birthplace of George Singer, whose father was Farm Bailiff, and in 2013 we unveiled a commemorative plaque on the wall at the Old Manor House. It would be great if you could along and swell the Singer numbers to raise awareness of the link between Singers and the College.
19-21 May 2018 - A Date for Next Year’s Diary. Patrick Lemierre of Amicale Singer France (ASF) is organising a Touring Rally in the Saumur region of the Loire Valley, France. Details will be published as soon as they are available
27-29 May - Cuckoo Spring Faire and Show, Laughton, Nr Lewes BN8 6BN.
The Sussex & SE Corner Group will be holding their May Noggins at the Faire - If you are interested in going, please contact Guy Barton on 01825 750532 or by e-mail on email@example.com