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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.

OCTOBER 2017

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

Sunday 1st October
SOUTH EAST: South East Alvis Day This year the South East Section Committee invites all Members to join us at the magnificent location of Hever Castle in Kent. Spanning more than 700 years, the Castle's history is rich and varied. Hever famously became the childhood home of Anne Boleyn followed by Anne of Cleves. From 1557 it was inhabited by various families but gradually fell into decline before William Waldorf Astor acquired Hever at the beginning of the last century investing time, money and imagination restoring the Castle and creating stunning gardens and a vast lake.

Saturday 7th October
SOUTH WEST: Castle Combe Autumn Classic. - Season-closer of exciting vintage and classic track action, paddock access, relaxed atmosphere, no queues to get in. About 10 minutes drive from M4 J17 or 18. Bring a chair as there are no grandstands or seating, but plenty of leaning posts! Bar, restaurant, coffee stalls. Tickets £20 adults, £15 concessions, available on the gate or in advance from www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk.

Wednesday 11th October
SOUTH WEST: REMEMBERING MAURICE HARVEY. Meet in the square at St. Keverne, ten miles South of Helston, Cornwall, from 10.30am outside The White Hart Inn, TR12 6ND (coffee available). Pay our respects to Alvis’s most famous and successful racing driver, close to the 94th anniversary of his greatest race win, at his graveside, then raise a glass to his memory, with friends, in The White Hart, about 12.30pm, for the usual three hour lunch.

Friday 14th to Monday 16th October
EAST ANGLIA: The East Anglian Autumn Weekend will be based at the Sea Marge Hotel at Overstrand, 16, High Street, Overstrand Norfolk, NR27 0AB

Sunday 15th October
NORTHERN: North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Railway in Wartime - Be part of this hugely popular re-enactment weekend. For further information, visit nymr.co.uk. Our group will be based at Grosmont Station, where there will be music and dance. The Home Guard are stationed at Goathland station and Levisham station is transformed into Le Visham, a German-occupied French village. Cars up to and including TA14s welcome (sorry post-war). Period style dress required.

Thursday 19th October
MIDLAND: The Annual Skittles Match against the Bentley Drivers Club is at a new location chosen to improve accessibility for some of us! They clearly want us to get the trophy back! It will be at at Ansty Social Club, Grove Road Ansty, near Coventry CV7 9JD which is on the old A46 Leicester road about 2 miles from the M6 junction at Walsgrave.

Wednesday 25th October
MIDLAND: Lunch at The Boars Head 1/2 way between Draycott in the Clay & Sudbury DE6 5GX - Meet at 12-00 midday.

Saturday 28th October
SOUTH WEST: Visit to the Stoneman Workshop We have been invited to a Saturday morning visit to the above workshop at Wressing Farm, Kentisbeare, Cullompton, EX15 2AR to witness first hand their metal fabrication facility.

OCTOBER 2017 INVITATIONS

Sunday 1st OctoberBicester Heritage – Sunday Scramble

Sunday 15th OctoberPrescott Breakfast Club - Prescott Clubhouse, featuring the Morgan Sports Club

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.

Saturday 18th November
ALL SECTIONS: THE ALVIS ARCHIVE TRUST is holding their first event at their new offices. This is your opportunity to see what is on display, bring all those old slides, negatives, albums and photos, automobilia items and Alvis spares you want to donate or sell, and to buy some of our surplus items. The splendid location is Bowcliffe Hall at Bramham, LS23 6LP West Yorkshire alongside the A1 between Leeds and York. For more information and to book your place visit www.alvisarchive.com or email alvisarchive@btinternet.com

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.

DECEMBER 2017

Friday 1st December
FAR SOUTH EAST: Christmas Lunch at The Barn, 101 Chestfield Road, Chestfield, Whitstable, Kent. CT5 3LU.

Wednesday 6th December
SOUTH WEST: Far South West: Christmas Luncheon to be held at the Rising Sun Inn, near Altarnun, Launceston.

Tuesday 12th December
SOUTH EAST: Christmas Dinner at The Gomshall Mill in Gomshall, Surrey, GU5 9LB. By popular demand we are returning for a fine Christmas Dinner at the Mill in Gomshall. An historic location with a working water mill and easy parking, this venue offers a superb atmosphere but more importantly very good food and most certainly good company.

JANUARY 2018

Wednesday 3rd January
NORTHERN: Yorkshire noggin Christmas dinner at The Crown Inn, Roecliffe.

MAY 2018

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th May
INTERNATIONAL: International Alvis Weekend 2018 in The Lake District.

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