Icebreaker Run, 17th March 2019

By Dave Fletcher | June 3, 2019

Icebreaker Run, Sunday 17th March 2019 The first Sunday run of 2019 saw the ice well and truly broken when 19 cars and 38 people gathered at Strikes Garden Centre to celebrate the opening of the Club’s car run and show season. The weather Gods smiled on our merry band with frequent sunny intervals and…

Christmas Pudding Run 2018, 2nd December 2018

By Dave Fletcher | April 10, 2019

Sunday 2nd December my Dad and I arrived at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley at around 10.30am. There were quite a few cars already in the car park, mostly modern but there were quite a few classics which was very nice to see considering the time of year, the weather was a little damp but…

Autumn Club Run, 4th November 2018

By Dave Fletcher | February 16, 2019

Our meeting place was once again Stephen Smith’s Garden Centre on the outskirts of the historical market town of Otley. This is an excellent meeting point with plenty of car parking spaces and a welcome coffee break. 25 cars and about 50 members supported the event on this dry if not very sunny day. Charles…

September Run, 30th Sep 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 9, 2018

September Run, 30th September 2018 One regular feature of our calendar is now a Sunday run and lunch in early autumn and organised by club members John and Rose Marie Wilkinson. 2018 was to be no exception, and well prepared sets of instructions were handed out at Smith’s Garden Centre in Otley, on the last…

Dunsley Hall mini break, 20th – 21st September 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 8, 2018

Dunsley Hall mini break, 20th – 21st September 2018 Thirty two members could be found enjoying tea, coffee and homemade cake in the elegant wood panelled lounge of The Dunsley Hall Hotel on an overcast and blustery Thursday afternoon. We had made our own route choices to get there though many who had planned to…

The Bilsdale Run, 26th August 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 7, 2018

The Bilsdale Run, Sunday 26th August For once the weather forcasters got it right for The Bilsdale Run on Sunday 26th August (Bank holiday Sunday). Setting off from Leeds with the hood down on a chilly morning we and other members of the club met at Thirsk Garden Centre for a coffee and bacon sandwich…

Manchester Classic Car Show, 15th September 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 6, 2018

This year, for the first time, our club displayed at one of the major indoor classic car shows held annually. The Manchester Classic Car Show, sponsored by Footman James, was held at Event City, Trafford Park, Manchester on Saturday and Sunday the 15th/16th of September. We were given a pitch near the centre of the…

Yorkshire Pudding Run, 5th August 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 5, 2018

Yorkshire Pudding Run, 5th August 2018 Twelve months is a short time in the life of The Yorkshire Pudding Run organising team. Barely has one run ended then another one is in the planning. This year’s event featured a short/long route choice. Catering both for those people who wanted a gentle run out through the…

The Derek Taylor Memorial Run, Sunday Jul 15th 2018

By Dave Fletcher | December 4, 2018

The Derek Taylor Memorial Run, Sunday July 15th 2018 The sun shone brightly on Sunday the 15th July when twenty eight cars and members gathered to take part on this unprecedented event. The event was poignant but not unhappy, it showcased what our club is all about, it was a celebration of club and committee…

Pride of Ownership Evening, 11th June 2018

By Dave Fletcher | November 20, 2018

Pride of Ownership Evening, Monday June 11th 2018 I set off from home at about 6.15pm, picked my Dad up on the way to take part in this event. We were lucky to have glorious weather all the way until we approached Scholes where we could see a big black cloud lurking. We arrived at…