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Bat & Trap @ the Dog & Duck

Posted by Joe & Mary on August 29, 2017 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (1)

 28 members & a few friends attended our August club meeting, we rushed through the agenda leaving more for the September meeting, as the aim was to play Bat & Trap with a BBQ hence the different venue. After some brief instruction from the Landlady we eventually managed to organise ourselves into four teams of seven, after a while we started to get the idea, so when we do it again which I am sure from the response from everyone there we will, we will be a bit more competetive, f...

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Club BBQ 23rd July

Posted by Joe & Mary on August 1, 2017 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Paul & Jilly our more sensible & staid members (who am I kidding) organised a BBQ for the club, with music played by Scott his son, on his vinyl collection, kept everyone entertained with music going back to Prince Buster mid sixties, the only thing missing was a strange sickly smelling smoke in he air I can remember from a real dive in Margate I used to visit, The BBQ nearly made up for that, Jilly's son Jack did us proud with his cooking, with all the girls dancing an...

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Nurburgring 25th June

Posted by Joe & Mary on August 1, 2017 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Ever since us both driving my MG around the Nurburgring in 2011 Mary & Myself have always wanted to do the Ring Taxi, in fact we put it on our Bucket List, this is a BMW M5 standard except for racing tyres, and always driven by a professional racing driver who knows the track inside out, we stayed in the Hotel an der Nordschleite at Adenau, 5 miles from the entrance to the circuit, but only metres from the track, the Hotel is where all the petrol heads stay, so the car park...

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Some of the things we have done this year

Posted by Joe & Mary on July 6, 2017 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

On 7th May 5 cars went to Leeds Castle, a beautiful setting with the grounds to walk around & the Castle, a very good show, really busy with long queues to get in, but everyone said it was fantastic once the weather warmed up.
On the same weekend 2 cars went down to Cowdrey House in Midhurst, a show with an organised run beforehand, and with loads of Supercars going in the opposite direction to Goodwood, quite an unexpected spectacle.
Tenterden on 14...
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January meeting

Posted by Joe & Mary on January 19, 2017 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Our first meeting of  year held again at the Black Robin, with a good menu to choose from 22 club members decided to have meal before the meeting and awards for club members exploits during the year.

  Brian burnett the MGOC regional secretary came along to intoduce himself, and tell us about some of the ideas he has for future joint events with other clubs, sharing a list of good MG friendly venues  etc. He then presented the awards.

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Kelly Turner Charity

Posted by Joe & Mary on October 30, 2016 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

 At our monthly meetings our club has a raffle, the proceeds going to charity. This year we donated the £300 raised to KELLY  TURNER a sixteen year old from Dover, with a rare desmoplastic small round cell tumour cancer, that she needs to go to America for treatment as it is not available in the UK, Marcus & Cathie handed the cheque over at a fund raising event at the Dover Working Mens club,  see photo of hand over in photo gallery

Le Mans!

Posted by Marie & Buster on October 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

This you tube video is Joe really enjoying his drive around the Le Mans track!! Not quite so sure that Mary enjoyed it as much!!! ��

Le Mans Classic & Chartres Luminaire

Posted by Joe & Mary on August 5, 2016 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Keeping away from motorways to our overnight stop at Chartres, Via Pacy-sur-Evre & generally heading south avoiding the larger towns. Chartres like many larger French towns in this area, have a light show in the Old Town throughout the summer, we had to sit outside in a bar in the Old Town Square waiting for darkness which arrived at 23.00pm and a bottle of wine later, but it was well worth the wait, following blue lights set in the ground it took us about a...

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25th Laon Classic & Monet's Garden

Posted by Joe & Mary on June 6, 2016 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (1)

With free coffee, tea & biscuits on the ferry, on the 13th May 9 cars drove down to Laon, checking the weather forecast that looked awful, we ended up with a beautiful few days with temperatures in th 20's. Based at a Campanile, with good parking & easy access, though never enough staff even though they knew they were full up, on the Saturday with 1000 cars to register I thought it would be very chaotic, but it only took 10-15 mins to get parked & registration was v...

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Awards 2016

Posted by Joe & Mary on January 29, 2016 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

 Monday 18th January saw our first meeting of the New Year & to our surprise 25 members turned up, 21 eating at The Black Robin Kingston near Barham.

The meeting ended with the awards won throughout the year being presented again & photos taken, the group one to be in the March issue of Enjoying MG 

The winners were :- Steve & Jayne, Cobweb Run, Kevin, Fastest Le Mans start at Cobweb Run, Andy & S...

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