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E-type Club Representatives Events 2017/2018
UK Devon & Cornwall – Meet & Run, Lifton, April 9
We will meet at the Arundel Arms, Lifton PL16 0AA on Sunday April 9, writes Nick Fielding. Meeting at 10.30am for a coffee, followed by a short run for those that wish to participate. Lunch can be booked direct with the Arundel Arms, 01566 784666.
Australia, NSW – GOF Meet E-type & XK, Apr 9, Jun 11, Aug 20, Oct 15, Dec 10
Come along to The Fox & Bird, Sager Place, East Ryde, NSW 2113 at 10:00 for coffee every second Sunday, writes Nick Jacques, to chat about our cars and learn from each other’s experiences. Ample parking in Sager Place (rear to kerb). The coffee shop is small, but with folding chairs and table we can sit out on the lawn.
BeNeLux – Visit to TESLA, Netherlands, April 20
We will be visiting TESLA’s European Distribution Centre in Tilburg, Netherlands, commencing at 18:00, writes Huub Kleintjes. We will have an exclusive peek at the assembly plant, models S and X, and of course ‘Tech Talk’. Those who are able to bring their E-type are welcome to, however this is not obligatory for participation.
USA Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland – Dawn Patrol 22, April 23
This region’s well-established early morning spring drive is well worth joining if you’re within reach: superb roads, great cars, great company. More details from Jeff Olson.
UK Cheshire & Derbyshire – Great North Run, May 7
We have moved the date to avoid clashing with Drive it Day events and (hopefully) enjoy better weather, explains Brian Green. Mike Riley has come up with another great c80-mile route of scenic Cheshire countryside, quite different from last year, but once again based at the Windmill Pub on the A556 Chester Rd, just west M6 J19, where coffee will be available at the start and lunch at the end. A route book and final instructions will be emailed to all who register by April 30 or, if pre-arranged, a printed route book can be had at the start for a small charge to cover printing costs. The route book will be tulip diagrams with easy-to-follow instructions: no great navigational skill is required. Everyone is welcome and there is no entry fee, but we need to know numbers so please register with Mike Riley, email@example.com, tel 07831 408041, or Brian Green, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel 01829 261522 or 07969 450078.
UK Somerset/Avon – Run Out, from Haynes Museum, May 7
Join Representative Barry Jensen on a run from Sparkford up through Wells (stopping at the Cathedral), through Cheddar Gorge and into the Chew Valley, lunching at Salt’n’Malt and ending up around Weston.
UK Scotland – Social Meet, Perthshire, May 7
Kindly hosted by one of our members, just outside Crieff, this is intended to be a ‘drive your E-type to it’ event, explains Roger Sambrook. It’s hoped we can designate a few starting points so that those attending can travel in small convoys if they so wish.
Austria – Two-Day Spring Tour, Innviertel, June 9-11
Details from Christian Mitterdorfer. Canada – Ottawa Jaguar Club Concours, June 11 Member John Blais of the Ottawa Jaguar Club invites all Club
members to join him and Canada Representative Daniel Thompson at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum in Cumberland, Ontario, Canada. The Museum is a recreation of a rural village from the 1920s with period buildings, artefacts, agricultural machines and farm
animals. The Ottawa Club has about 100 members, 26 with E-types, many of which will be present.
UK Dorset – E-type & XK Clubs Gathering, July 16
Starting at sculptor Simon Gudgeon’s stunning ‘Sculpture by the Lakes’ venue for either a picnic or lunch in their new cafeteria, followed by a self-guided tour of this truly original and memorable exhibition, the group will then undertake a drive around Dorset ending at a final tea-stop destination to be decided! Please contact Paul Abadjian for more information. If you would like to make a ‘Dorset weekend’ of it, Paul can suggest accommodation.
UK Scotland – Deeside Speed Festival, August 20
If there is sufficient interest, we hope to put a few cars on show, explains Roger Sambrook.
Austria – Three-Day Fall International Tour, Prague, Sept 15-17
Details from Christian Mitterdorfer.
USA Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland – America’s British Reliability Run, October 13-15
This new charity event following an established formula comes from our Representative Jeff Olson. Limited to 50 cars at least 25 years old, it will cover around 750 miles of back roads through Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia, following a cloverleaf pattern from a fixed
USA Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland – Dawn Patrol 22, October 22
This region’s well-established early morning autumn drive is well worth joining if you’re within reach: superb roads, great fall scenery, great company. More details from Jeff Olson.
REPRESENTATIVES EVENT REPORTS
October 16 – E-type Club meeting Sweden
October 15 & 16, 2016 – 6th Jaguar XK & E-type meeting Evia Island – Greece
June 2016 – Dawn Patrol 20
June 4 – 5 – 5th Meeting XK & E-type Clubs Greece
April 24 – 8th Sunday Scramble, Bicester Heritage
April 21 – West and Central Yorkshire Meet
April 17 – Spring Meeting, Denbies
Dec 13, 2015 – Greece – Christmas Meeting, Athens
Oct 17-18,2015 – 4th Meeting XK & E-type Clubs Greece
Oct 11, 2015 – Dawn Patrol 19
Aug 23, 2015 – UK Kent – Open Day
“We hosted an ‘open day’ yesterday for Club members in the Kent region and had a turnout of 14 E-types,” writes Nick Bromfield, “not bad considering the weather forecast! Not quite as grand as the Hunts’ wonderful home admittedly, but a fun time was had nonetheless.”
North West Inaugural Meet – Cheryl Rankin (Representative)
April 23, 2015 – Channel Islands, Jersey – Brittany Trip
Dec 2014 – Tinsel Run, Jersey (visit E-type Representative, Neil Dangerfield’s profile for event report)
8 Aug – Devon & Cornwall Run, XK & E-type Clubs – UK (organised by Nick & Jules Fielding)
13 July 2014 – High Peak Run, UK
9-11 May – Coppa della Perugina – Italy
5 May – Classic Event Bungay Suffolk – UK
May – Spring Tour – Austria
27 April – UK Herts & Beds, Breakfast Meeting, UK
21 Apr – Great Northern Run – UK
13 Apr – UK South Spring Meeting, Denbies
Apr – Kent Bluebell Run – UK
17-18 Nov, 2012 – Black Tie… White Sands…, Tasmania
E-type Club Regional Facebook Groups
Peter Behnisch writes, In order to boost Club life here in Germany, I set up a Facebook page for the German section. Here I post events and information regarding help, mechanics etc. Be so kind as to become a friend, like it, follow or whatever one is doing on Facebook.