11 results for author: Adrian Bennett

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

2019 Pride of Ownership

Our Pride of Ownership event was held on Monday evening, 3rd June at our new home in The Lion at Waddesdon.  A chilly evening that threatened showers deterred some entrants, but 18 cars and their stalwart owners attended nevertheless.  Fortunately the threatened showers stayed away for the most part, so the judging proceeded ... More

Rescheduled Spring Run 2019

The day chosen for the rescheduled Spring Run was a complete contrast to the original one - lots of sun, and warmth too!  We met up for a breakfast sandwich at the Lion; numbers compared with the original date were down - not surprising since many members had prior commitments, and it was a bank holiday weekend.  However, we ... More

RAF Halton’s Trenchard Museum

On Saturday 16th March Dave Barton and Adrian Bennett accepted an invitation from The Midget and Sprite Club (MASC) to join them in a visit to the Trenchard Museum at RAF Halton.  After meeting for lunch at the Wyevale Garden Centre in Wendover, we drove to RAF Halton, where we were met by the museum's curator, issued passes ... More

Annual Dinner and Prizegiving 2019

Annual Dinner and Prizegiving 2019 Nineteen members attended the Annual Dinner and Prizegiving on Saturday 2nd Feruary at The Chequers in Weston Turville – there was supposed to be 21, but unfortunately Mike Sarjeant was not well, so he and Vera were unable to come. Get well soon, Mike. This was the first time we had ... More

2019 Annual General Meeting

2019 Annual General Meeting The 2019 AGM was held at 20.00 on 7th January at The Lion in Waddesdon. The Lion, which does not usually provide meals on Monday evenings, had reserved the spacious dining room for us, and had arranged the seating as for a conference. Eleven members had decided to dine before the meeting, and had ... More

December Quiz Night

We held our Annual Quiz on Monday 3rd December at the Five Arrows in Waddesdon - possibly our last ever event in this location, as we will be seeking a new host site for our club meetings in the New Year.  16 of us attended, including two prospective new members - Helen Coles and John Brabin. Clive and Helen Wayland were our ... More

Classic Car Show at NEC

Four club members - Dave Barton, Adrian Bennett, Brian Rainbow and Roger Withers visited the Classic Car Show at the NEC on the Saturday, November 10th.  The show seems to get bigger each year, and it is important to get to the NEC early, because the crowds keep on coming, so by mid afternoon it is heaving, and difficult to ... More

Bicester Heritage October Scramble

Sunday October 6th at Bicester Heritage saw the last Scramble of the 2018 season.  There were plenty of MGs in evidence, both in the public car park and in the Technical site.  The complex is growing bigger every visit, both in its importance to the Classic Car industry, and in size as more buildings are restored and specia... More

Isle of Wight Weekend Away

On Friday 21st September 22 club members headed south to spend the weekend in The Isle of Wight.  Most of us met up before boarding the ferry, but the admin shortcomings at the ferry port resulted in us being separated. Not to worry - we all arrived at the hotel safely, and settled in before exploring the local surroundings ... More