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Enthusiasts' Club UK

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27th May
East Anglian Practical Classics invites MECUK members to Burston Classic Car Day at the Burston Crown IP22 5TW from 11.00
There will be live music, stalls, teas, cakes and sandwiches.The pub will be serving lunches, booked in advance (01379 741257).
Contact Peter Chaloner

17th June
Mick Ward has booked a stand at the Retro Show at Santa Pod Raceway, NN19 7XA for the Simca and Matra Clubs.  You can have a go on the drag strip, there is also a free to enter auto test or you can simply leave your car on the stand for others to admire.  The normal entrance fee must be paid at the gate but you will need a club pass for a place on the stand.  Mick will give these out nearer the date.  Email him at if you wish to attend.

June 23rd-24th  Carsington Water Classic Car Show & MECUK AGM Weekend
This is a Joint Simca Matra Meeting with free entry for members to the Carsington Water Classic Car Show, Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 1ST on June 24th.
On the previous day the MECUK AGM will be held at the Newton House Hotel, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1NJ at 5 pm.
For those wishing to stay over, a number of rooms have been reserved at the hotel for Friday and Saturday at the special price of £200 for a twin or double room for two nights including dinner and breakfast.  Please contact the hotel directly, mentioning the Matra Club.  A £50 deposit will be required.
Phone 01335 310931 or email
Please let Lesley Ward know if you have booked the hotel or if you have any other queries

Sunday 29th July
Classic Car meeting at the Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre West Sussex. BN18 9LT Admission £5 or £5.50 with Gift Aid, covering car, driver and one adult passenger, children of school age free. For more details and to download an entry form visit their web site.  Please contact Greig Dalglish if you wish to attend so that we can meet and park together.

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Sunday August 26th
Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport. Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP.
Following last year’s good turnout for this superb show we will be booking a club stand and inviting the SIMCA Club to join us from 10.30am.
Entry on the day is £16 per person. However, FOR CLUB MEMBERS it’s FREE if contacting Tim Simpson in advance (mob. 07808 474909 ). Tim will need to know intended numbers by the end of June for you to take advantage of the free tickets.

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