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MATRA
Enthusiasts' Club UK

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Events

Sunday 25th August
For those like me who can’t make the August event in Chesterfield, I am going to this event on the 25th August and would like to invite any club members to join me. Lets try and get a few Matra parked up in the grounds of this lovely hall for the day.
https://www.capesthorne.com/event/classic-car-show-9/
Book by the 12th for discounted exhibitors tickets. This popular August Bank Holiday event regularly attracts 400-500 display vehicles. In addition to an eclectic display of vintage, classic and modern classic vehicles, the courtyard directly outside Capesthorne Hall will be filled with a stunning display of vehicles courtesy of the Cheshire Mercedes-Benz Owners Club.
Prices: Adults £8, Children (7-14 yrs) £3. Free visitor parking. Hall opens from 12 noon (last admission 3.30 pm)
Hall Admission Adults £3, accompanied children free
Butlers Pantry Coffee Shop open 11am – 4.30 pm for refreshments
Tel 01484 667776 http://www.classicshows.org  email: info@classicshows.org
Or contact me, Tim for any more info. Tim.simpson70@gmail.com

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Saturday and Sunday 28th & 29th September
The Club has been invited to a French themed classic car festival at Reepham, Norfolk.

'Now in its sixth year, the Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival has become one of Norfolk’s most successful and attractively located shows, with over a hundred Classic cars and motorbikes displayed in the beautiful Georgian Market Square. Taking place on Sunday 29th of September, between 11am and 4pm, it will be focusing on French classics to feature the glorious history of these, sometimes eccentric but always innovative, vehicles.
French manufacturers have a tradition of developing distinctive designs for mass manufacture - the Citroen 2CV and DS, Renault 16 and 5, Peugeot 404, and Simca 1000 are well loved examples. There were more exotic and rare cars too, such as models from Bugatti, Delahaye and the Facel Vega. While the French motorcycle industry never achieved the success of rivals from Germany, Britain, and Italy, it developed the iconic Velosolex, ‘the one with the engine mounted on top of the front wheel’.

The Club intends to make a weekend of it.  We will meet at 12.30 at the King's Head, Holt Road Letheringsett NR 25 7AR for lunch then afterwards make the short journey to the Muckleburgh Collection, a museum of armoured military vehicles, then stay overnight at the Norwich Airport Premier Inn, Delft Way, Norwich, NR6 6BB before travelling to the show.  Please make your own hotel bookings.

If you wish to take part, please email Peter Chaloner at admin@matra-club.net giving your name, vehicle details and registration number to enable your pass to arranged.

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8th - 10th November
The Club will be exhibiting at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show at the National Exhibition Centre.  Come and see us on stand 5-470.  If you visit our Members' area, you can get a code which will enable you to buy tickets at a discount.  Click on the banner to visit the show website

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