16 results for author: Adrian Bennett

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

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