Category Archives: Invitation Events

Jawa CZ Owners Club Camping Weekend, Middleton Top, Derbyshire, September 8th – 10th

Jawa CZ Owners Club Camping Weekend
Middleton Top Camping, Derbyshire
September 8th – 10th
Middleton Top Campsite, 20 Rise End, Middleton, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4LS.
The campsite is located 4 miles south of Matlock, in the village of Middleton, on the B5035.
The entrance to the campsite is via a narrow lane directly opposite the Rising Sun Pub.
The site is close to local village pubs and other facilities on the edge of the beautiful Peak District.
The Rising Sun pub does lunches and evening meals.
The site has toilets, showers, an undercover washing area and hardstanding for camper vans.
It also has a glamping tent and a converted railway carriage for those who would not like to camp. Booking these, directly with the campsite owners, would be highly advised – text to book 07986 100230
Camping is £10 per person per night.
Booking is not necessary, but the campsite owners have asked for approximate numbers so phone or text if you’re aiming to be there.
Dave Eatock 07951 312914
Ian Bridges 07979 805552

Anglesey Vintage Rally, 20th – 21st May

We would like to invite you to the Anglesey Vintage Equipment Rally 20th and 21st May 2023.

The Motorcycle section will be hosted indoors, in our usual Hanger, and we are really looking forward to welcoming existing and new exhibitors.

Please see attached a blank entry form for you to complete and return to us. If you could please provide a stamped, addressed envelope. Acceptance letters will be sent out approximately 4 weeks before the show.

Although the bike section predominantly promotes pre 1980s machinery, consideration will be given to more modern machinery with particularly interesting qualities or history (e.g custom, rare, specials).

Please note, we will provide notification should your entry not be selected for this years exhibit (highly unlikely). Please consider your application accepted unless you receive this notification.

Return Address:

Jim Duffy
2 Dol Eithin,
LL65 3NF

Entry Form

16th October: Ace Café ‘Red Oktober’ meet

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 07736 962572

1st – 2nd October:  IFA Club ‘Red Oktober’ weekend

Red Oktober flier – 2022

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 07736 962572‬

3-4 September: Isle of Wight visit and car show.

Isle of Wight – Charity Classic Car Extravaganza
Now in its 21st year, IFA Club is excited to have been asked to promote an Eastern Bloc vehicle gathering as part of this prestigious annual event. Over 1000 vintage, classic, custom and retro vehicles are expected from across UK and Europe. See flier below.
Vehicles display on the 1-mile length of Ryde Esplanade from approx 11am -5pm on each day.
All proceeds go to two charities: Earl Mountbatten Hospice and Island Round Table. There is a fee of £7 to enter, covering both days, which goes solely to meet the organiser’s outlay (insurance, traffic control, etc).
Interested? Applications to attend, in writing only please, to the event organiser:
Victor Gallucci, 2b Portland Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2SG. NB – please use 2b not 2B which the postman often confuses with 28.
Send following details:
* Name, address, phone number
* Vehicle (make / model / registration)
* Cheque for £7 payable to Victor Gallucci
* Stamped Addressed Envelope
Ferry Crossing: Victor recommends using the Whitelink ferry from Portsmouth. Enter code Classic22 for discount.
More: Several IFA Club members have already booked accommodation at Shanklin and are tagging on some extra days for IoW sightseeing either side of the weekend. Let us know if intending to come along and we’ll coordinate a few things such as our Eastern Bloc display area, accommodation, etc: Richard Hemington:
Extravaganza enquiries (but not bookings) can be sent direct to organiser Victor Gallucci:
YouTube: Search ‘Classic Car Show IoW’ for a taste of past shows.

9th – 10th July:  IFA Club ‘Iron Curtain Vehicle Weekend’ – based on Stafford

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 07736 962572

Eastern Block Vehicle Weekend, Oxford, 14th – 15th May,

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 07736 962572
Oxford Flyer – 2022