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East Midlands Group

For South Lincolnshire, The Wash, Peterborough and Huntingdon - even as far as Norwich and Bury St Edmonds for a couple of members !

The Postcodes covered are: LE, PE, LN, CB, NR and IP

We do not have a normal regular meeting place as we cover such a wide geographic area. During the main events season we aim to tell each other about our local shows, spread the word and meet at events. We have tried to organise a start or end of season lunch meet, but to date the weather has been against us – we continue to try !

If you live within or even close to this Region please contact:

Conan Lewis on 01778 590027 or

Pete Foster on 01406 363679

2010 Events

For all events I have included the website address so you can find out more about the

nature of the event and make your own entry arrangements.

Please let me know by phone or email if you plan to go to any so that if we have quite a

number I can arrange with the organisers for us to have our own space together. I will not

be at all the events, but I will coordinate group parking if possible.

Prioritised Events are shown in red – please try to come to these

If I have missed one of your local events please let me know and I will add it to the list.


Sunday 28th AGM at Solihull

Anyone wishing to join the East Anglian's may join me along the route or come along for

the ride. I will be starting from Stamford and taking a cross-country route on the A43 to the

A14, or possibly via Leicester for a route “as the crow flies”. Call me if you’re interested,

meet other members and have your say at the AGM.


Sunday 25th  Drive it Day

Is anyone interested in joining me for a circular run (or part of it) probably including

Wisbech, Spalding, Bourne, Stamford, Peterborough. Please contact Conan. I’ll be in my

Standard on this day, so come and join me and blow off those winter cobwebs.

Fri 30th April – Mon 3rd May  Anglia Road Run

This is the main annual event specifically in our Region which is always popular and

excellently organised by Ian and Vera Leggett. Please contact Ian for more details if you

haven’t done so already, he may still be able to fit in another car or two. His details can be

found in the club magazine.


Sunday 2nd Duxford Spring Car Show, Duxford

This is a good event … if you can’t make it on the Anglia Road Run


Sunday 13th Bourne Classic Car Show, Bourne, Lincs

A superb multi-era/marque show in the hometown of the famous BRM cars which

are always on display. A Spitfire/Lancaster fly past is always included.

Sat 12- Sun 13th Doddington Country Show, near March, Cambridgeshire

Sat 19- Sun 20th Holbeach Vintage Rally, Kings Field off Fen Road, Holbeach

Fri 18- Sun 20th East of England Show, Showground, Peterborough, next to the A1

Fri 25- Sun 27th Standard Motor Club International Rally, Wyboston Lakes, St Neots



Sun 4th North Norfolk Railway – Vintage Transport Festival

The website promises a great day out …


Sun 8th  Wisbech & District HVC Road Run

A great route starting and finishing at Wisbech or you can join at the halfway stop

at the Perkins engine factory in Peterborough

Sat 14th Maxey Car Show, near Peterborough

Sun 29th Stamford Car Show (August Bank Holiday Sunday)

+ Saturday and Monday for Standards interested in making a weekend

We had a great turn out last year of Standards from 1926 to 1961. Let’s make it

even greater this year and for those who come to the area for the weekend I can

advise on accommodation and we’ll have a Saturday and/or Monday road run. The

Show is on the Sunday on the Meadows in the centre of this picturesque and

historic town.

Watch this space -

Please let Conan know your intentions early so that I can arrange the road runs.


Sat 4th  Sleaford Historic Car and Motorcycle Show

I attended this show last year and there was a very interesting variety of cars and

motorcycles, a short walk from the centre of Sleaford

Sat 11- Sun 12th Haddenham Steam Rally, between Huntingdon and Ely

Now in it’s 37th year, this popular event has something for everyone.

Sat 18- Sun19th Little Casterton (Stamford) Working Weekend, Stamford


Sat 2- Sun 3rd  “Ploughs to Propellors” Rough Airfield, Bury St Edmunds



Date to be decided (probably a Saturday)

Christmas Lunch at a central location for our Region

Useful weblinks

(March 2010)