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Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd July 2022 MECUK Northern Meeting - - Great North Classic Car Show

Following the short notice cancellation of the 2021 event the Club has decided to attend the 2022 event.  The arrangements will remain the same, as shown below.

Saturday 2nd July
- Great North Classic Car Show. Black Horse Beamish, Red Row, Beamish, DH9 0RW.
Club members exhibiting their cars have free entry with two occupants per car. Others will need to pay the £10 entry fee. We will have a dedicated space on the show ground in ‘The French Quarter’ to include MECUK, SIMCA Club UK, Renault Alpine Owners Club, Renault Classic Car Club, Club Alpine Renault and a possible new A110 from a local dealer amongst others but members’ cars will need to arrive before 10am to take advantage of the free entry. There will be an after show party at the end of the afternoon with music, food vendors and BBQ.

How to book free entry to the Great Northern Show- The organisers require us to estimate the number of show cars we will be bringing to the event. Our space will then be allocated and free tickets sent out to the club organiser (Titus) for distribution. So far we estimate 10 cars but we need to know from you if you would like to attend to gauge that number more accurately. PLEASE CONTACT TITUS BY END OF APRIL TO CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE. If we book 10 free spaces and fewer turn up, then the organisers can accommodate that. If more than 10 turn up on the day without pre-booking with Titus then those extra will not be able to park in ‘The French Quarter’ but will still be able to park up with the general public and will need to pay the £10 entry fee.

Sunday 3rd July- Bangers and Cash Motor Museum, Pickering Road, Thornton Le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LH. Subject to them reopening after Covid lockdown and no conflict with their auction programme.
Accommodation- As we need to be in place for 10am at the Great North Classic Car Show (and this area of the country will be heavily booked for much needed holidaying) then for those of us travelling up on the Friday for an early start on Saturday we suggest The Premier Inn, Newcastle (Team Valley), Maingate, Kingsway North, Team Valley Trading Estate. SAT NAV NE11 0NU. 20 minutes from the show ground. Book now from £60 for two nights. It will sell out fast. We plan to hold the usual Matra dining club here.

CONTACT: PLEASE NOTE I have computer problems with receiving gmails. If you have a gmail address please call me on 07770 931 811 or 01242 222290. I will always reply to your email so if you don’t get a reply then please call me.

11th - 16th November 2021 Lancaster Insurance  Classic Car Show at the NEC

The organisers have allocated the Club a stand space which is greatly reduced compared to previous years and too small for our requirements.  Because providing a stand involves a great deal of expense, not only for the Club but for the individuals manning it, the committee have reluctantly decided not to have a stand this year.  We hope to attend future shows when conditions have returned to normality.

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th June 2021 Practical Classics Restoration Show at the NEC

The organisers have decided to cancel this event due to continued uncertainty caused by the pandemic.  The next event will be held in March 2022  The Club will be attending on the revised date.  We will post updates when the information becomes available.  All tickets already booked will be transferred to the new date.  For further information please visit 

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