22 results for year: 2019

Club’s ‘Thank You’ to Dave Barton

During the Club Night on 7th October, chairman Dave Barton was presented with a bottle of Glen Scotia single malt scotch whisky , the proceeds of a collection from the grateful club members who had just attended the very successful weekend away in the Cotswolds. The thoroughly deserved presentation was in recognition of the ... More

Weekend Away in the Cotswolds

The last weekend in September saw 26 of us heading to Stow-in-the-Wold in the Cotswolds, on a weekend away once again organised by our Chairman, Dave Barton.  Some of us had arranged to meet up in the café at the Bicester Tesco, but we discovered on arrival that they were in the grip of a power cut and the supermarket was not ... More

MGB in the Algarve

Pulled into a filling station in Lagos in the Algarve and met Fernando Lopes from Oslo in Norway topping up his 1961 MGB which he has owned for 40 years. We swapped numbers and information and he said he would like to become a member of an MG Club in UK so we will help him with that. He also told me that he owns two proper... More

Day Out at Stonor Park Craft Fair, Bank Holiday Monday

At last the sun shone on us for one of our organised events - and what a scorcher the day turned out to be! Nine cars (ten cars if you counted Dave and Heather, who had attendeded on the Saturday as they were going to be in Portugal on the day) arrived for the usual breakfast roll and drink at The Bell in Stoke Mandeville ... More

Pete Giles’ Open Day

Long-time friend of the Club, Pete Giles, threw open the doors of his workshop on Sunday 11th August for an open day for his customers, our club members and other MG enthusiasts.  An exemplary host, Pete had provided refreshments in the form of a barbecue and drinks a plenty - just as well, as the turnout on the day was very ... More

August 2019 Drive and Dine

Our August Club Night featured a Drive and Dine from the Bottle and Glass Pub/Restaurant in Gibraltar, near Aylesbury.  The start was earlier than usual - 18.30 instead of 20.00 - to allow time for the Drive and Diners to congregate, sign in, study the menu, order their meals and to listen to a (very) short brief before ... More

Chesham PoO

Tuesday evening 23rd July was the Chesham MG Club's pride of Ownership event, and five members from our club went along to support our neighbours. It had been a blisteringly hot day, so I was looking forward to the drive over in my MGA.  I had however, underestimated the amount of traffic trying to negotiate the Aylesbury ... More

F1 Grand Prix BBQ 2019

Sunday 14th July was the day of the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, and as is traditional for our club, we gathered together to celebrate this sporting occasion with a barbecue.  Hosting the BBQ again this year were Peter and Jill Mansfield, so 14 of us foregathered at around midday at their house for the event.  The ... More

Walking Treasure Hunt around Waddesdon

For our July Club Night, Clive and Helen Wayland had arranged a walking treasure hunt around our local village. Twenty members gathered at The Lion at 20.00  on Monday 1st July, some having dined at the pub first.  We firstly divided up into teams for the hunt.  Clive gave us a briefing and then handed out the sheet of ... More

Spring Run Photo Competition

One of the features of the Spring Run this year was to introduce a competition for the best photo taken on the run.  The run through the Chilterns to Nuffield presented many fine opportunities for photographers, as the post for the run explained.  After committee members had deliberated, the result of the competition was as  ... More