Category Archives: MZRC Events

Notts and Derbys Topbox sale – 18th September

18th September 2022 – Notts and Derbys Topbox sale. Yes, it’s coming around again, that veritable bazaar (bizarre?) of haggling and curiosity. that happens but once a year. Bring along your best goods and chattels and help out other poor souls who need that spare part that you have been using to collect dust and spiders. Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth, Derbys (normal meeting venue) set up from 11.30.Contact Gary Watson, Notts and Derbys section rep 0115 956 9421, 07745 106764 before 8.00 p.m. or

Classic Motorcycle Day – 3rd July, Crich Tramway Village, Derbyshire.

3rd July 2022 – Notts and Derbys – Crich Tramway Village, Classic Motorcycle Day. The National Tramway Museum, Crich Tramway Village nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP. Let’s see if we can beat the 10 MZ’s that turned out in 2021! Contact Gary Watson, Notts and Derbys section rep 0115 956 9421, 07745 106764 before 8.00 p.m. or (or check their website for more details.

Northumbria Section Camp, 14th – 15th June, Muggleswick, Co Durham.

Tue/Wed 14/15th June Starlight campsite near Muggleswick in Co Durham.

From A68 at Castleside take turning for Stanhope then after about 1 mile take right hand turn for Muggleswick, Edmundbyers and Campsite.
The campsite is on left after a short distance no nearby pubs or shops or cafes.
Site may have mobile bar and café and barbeque if enough interest.
Please let me know if you are planning to attend

Contact Tony Searle

NW Section camp, Coniston Hall, 22nd – 24th April

The NW England section 2022 Spring Camp will be held at the Coniston Hall campsite, LA21 8AS over the weekend of April 22nd – April 24th.

This is a well equipped campsite which is situated on the shores of Lake Coniston and is about a mile from Coniston village off the A593. The village itself has a number of cafes and pubs but there are a couple of pubs close to the campsite. This will be the 3rd time we have visited this campsite ( I think) and we have not had any complaints. The 2021 tariff was £11 Adult, £2 tent per night.

If there is any price changes for 2022 I will let people know via the MZ Rider magazine and the clubs web site. The site can be contacted on 01529 441223 and I can be contacted on 0151 474 1877 or via email;

MZRC AGM 2022 Porlock, Somerset – 2nd to 4th September

MZRC AGM 2022 Porlock 2nd to the 4th September

The MZRC 2022 AGM RALLY will be held at Porlock, on the spectacular
North Somerset coast.

The dates will from the 2nd to the 4th of September, camping at the
Sparkhayes camp site ( tents & motor homes ) an Mz friendly site.

The AGM meeting will be in the Village Hall @ 14.00 hours.

Bound to be a raffle held at the close of the meeting, prizes welcome,
profits to the Somerset and the Devon Air ambulances. So you will be
keen to have a short meeting?

We intend it to be a laid back event but for your enjoyment we have laid
on the Spectacular Village Carnival from 17.30 Saturday evening.

We anticipate that it will cost £15 per person per night which will
include that important rally badge, maybe more if we scrounge any freebies.

If you go B&B I suggest you book a room early.

Sparkhayes are happy for you to come earlier and stay later and book the
extra days directly with them.

Looking forward to meeting friends old(er) and new.


Maurice Banfield, Devon Great Westerners section rep.

S. Coast & Hants. Sect. Pewsey Spring Camp. 29th April – 1st May 2022

The Coopers Arms,
Ball Road,
SN9 5BL.

As the pub does not charge for camping there will be a collection for Wilts Air Ambulance instead.
There will be free tea & coffee, no raffle this time.
The field is nice and flat with basic facilities, I should mention that the pub does not serve food, but the village shops, cafes & Co-Op are a few minuets walk from the site.

Nots and Derby camp, 20th – 22nd May 2022

The venue is The Miners Standard pub and campsite at Bank Top, Winster, Matlock, DE4 2DR. Camping will cost £6.00 per person per night. Monies to be collected on site by a representative of the Notts and Derbys section. Arrival from 12.00 noon on 20th, departure p.m. on 22nd. Rideout through Scenic Derbyshire on 20th or alternate ramble for those who bring along their walking boots. Pub meals (inc breakfasts) available, also limited accommodation available at the (haunted) pub. Contact Gary Watson, Notts and Derbys section rep 0115 956 9421, 07745 106764 before 8.00 p.m. or