16 October: Ace Café ‘Red Oktober’ meet: Although not an IFA Club-organised event, we are, for the second year running, supporting this event held by the World-famous café on the North Circular, near Stonebridge, North London. It opens from 9am with a display of Eastern Bloc cars and bikes, while the vintage-themed restored 1930s café provides a pleasant atmosphere and great food and drink. Details & Bookings: Richard Hemington email@example.com 07736 962572
1-2 October: ‘Red Oktober’ weekend will include a Cold War classic vehicle gathering at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft in Lincolnshire (the World’s largest collection of trolleybuses). Our Club AGM will be held in the museum’s ‘Regal’ Cinema! We expect to also visit the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and possibly cross the Humber Bridge to visit Streetlife Museum of Transport in Hull. Details & Bookings: Richard Hemington firstname.lastname@example.org 07736 962572
18-21 August: The British Motor Show, Farnborough. Although not an IFA Club-organised event, we are supporting Dave Richards who is putting together a display to raise the profile of Eastern Bloc vehicles at this prestigious event. Pre-booking essential. Details: Dave Richards, email@example.com, 07775 995098
3-4 September: Isle of Wight visit and car show. Save the date – details to follow! Details & Bookings: Richard Hemington firstname.lastname@example.org 07736 962572
9-10 July: ‘Iron Curtain Vehicle Weekend’ – based on Stafford, Saturday will include a run to RAF Cosford and the National Cold War Exhibition. We’ve been here several times before, but a return visit is overdue. On Sunday we’ll be based at the Really Retro Show at Penkridge, Staffs. Members have exhibited here before winning accolades for the interest of our display. This time we’re going for Gold looking for an excellent line-up of varied Eastern Bloc vehicles. Details & Bookings: Richard Hemington email@example.com 07736 962572
Wanted for my sons MZ TS250/1 restoration project.
Seat, front footrests, rear brake lever, throttle tube, indicators, silencer, rear light unit.
Tel. John 07599087232 (Leeds)
23rd -26th June.
Small campsite at rear of pub which does meals
30th September to 2nd October
Contact Duncan 0745777122 or just turn up
Billy the Kid Memorial Camp
Howarth Farm Campsite
Flat Campsite on a working farm about a mile outside Appletreewick with its two pubs
Held 15th to 17th July
Contact Duncan 07453777122
Oxford Section Rally-Camp at St Peters Farm Campsite, end of Bear Lane off High Street, NORTH MORETON, Oxfordshire OX11 9AS.
May 13th to 15th. Off A4130 Didcot – Wallingford road, next to “Bear at Home” pub. WCs and showers. £12 pppn, second night free!
PROVISIONAL – check with me nearer the date. Contact: Dave 07769-557664
14-15 May: ‘Eastern Bloc Vehicle Weekend’ – based on Oxford, we’ll enjoy road runs through fabulous scenery, with interesting venues to visit including joining in a classic car meet at the Control Tower at RAF Greenham Common. Peace protesters, against the deployment of cruise missiles, made the airfield famous during the Cold War era making our visit all the more interesting. Details & Bookings: Richard Hemington firstname.lastname@example.org 07736 962572
Oxford Flyer – 2022
The Climbers Inn,
Dates Friday 9th Sept from 3pm, Saturday 10thSept and Sunday 11th Sept.
There is accommodation available in The Climbers Inn and camping behind it.
To book accommodation please ring The Climbers Inn directly on 00353 66 976 0101.
Any queries please contact Ger Duhig on 00353 86 6000 638 or by email email@example.com
1st Wednesday of the month at 12.00 noon. Informal Classic Bike meeting at the Duke William pub, Church Street, Matlock, Derbyshire.
3rd June, (Friday) 10.00 a.m. start. Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth,Derbyshire. Queens Jubilee celebrations weekend. Riders are invited to attend as part of the celebrations. Please contact Section Rep if you are interested in attending and displaying your bike.
Our popular Spring camp this year will be combined with the Cwmdu inn beer festival.
Camping fees 5 pound per person per night.
Location can be found at cwmdu.org.uk or contact Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cwmdu, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire,
Wales, SA19 7DY
Advertising for a member of my local club.
The bike is in nice, though not mint condition, complete with seat hump and a newish NOS two into one Motad exhaust. 34000 miles on the clock. Will come with 12 months MOT, and has new rear tyre, new front disc and pads, new chain and sprockets and new battery. I think he’s looking for about 2,500, but is open to offers. Bike based in Redditch, Worcestershire.
Phone Alan on 01527 65756 for more details.
East European (Red Star) Rally 12,13,14 August
Greetham Community Centre,
£20 for two days camping per person. Price includes badge
This has sadly been cancelled. Sorry for the short notice.
North Wales and Cheshire camp
27th -29th May
Weekend Camp in the Sperrin Mountains, April 8th to 10th
The venue is a great pub and campsite called the Shepherd’s Rest (https://shepherdsrestpub.com/ ). It is quite informal but anyone who wants more information can either contact Steve Waller on email@example.com or 07515735305 or the pub directly.