April Fools Run, 8th April 2018

By Dave Fletcher | September 23, 2018

Organised by Tony and Simon Lucas this year’s run started at The Toby Inn at Oulton, nr Wakefield. Breakfast was available for those that required it or just a coffee and a wander round the cars the choice was there. Simon Lucas aided by Sheila Crosby distributed the route instructions and also the lunch tickets…

The Christmas Pudding Run, 3rd December 2017

By Dave Fletcher | September 4, 2018

A beautiful winter’s day was to be the setting for this year’s Christmas Pudding Run. As every year goes by this event seems to gain in popularity and this year was to be no different with 105 eager participants meeting at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley to register and pick up their road book and…

The Fountains Run 19th November 2017

By Dave Fletcher | July 24, 2018

The Fountains Run, 19th November 2017 After bacon sandwiches and coffee had been enjoyed at Stephen Smith’s Garden Centre in Pool near Otley on a day blessed with blue sky and sunshine 16 cars and their crews departed as instructed at around 11.00am for a run of approximately 40 miles. (The reason for the suggested…

Autumn Leaves Run 22nd October 2017

By Dave Fletcher | April 19, 2018

After enjoying a coffee and a bacon sandwich at Stephen Smith’s Garden Centre, 13 cars left the car park and headed towards Pool. Slight flooding on this road reminding us of the awful weather we had recently experienced. After winding our way down some narrow country roads we climbed up above Stainburn giving us a…

John and Rose Marie’s Sunday Run 3rd September 2017

By Dave Fletcher | January 27, 2018

Thirteen cars turned up at the Keelham Farm Shop at Skipton for the start of John and Rose Marie’s Sunday run. After our customary coffee and natter, we set off just after 11.00am, the sun shining and rag top down. Within a very short time we had turned off the busy A59 and were enjoying…

Yorkshire Pudding Run Sunday 30th July 2017

By Dave Fletcher | January 8, 2018

As magicians go Charles and Martin should be on the stage of the London Palladium by pulling yet another rabbit out of the hat, the boys provided the members of City of Leeds MG and Classic Car Club and their friends with a run to eclipse all the previous ones with its brilliance. After registration…

Harewood Classic Car Show, Sunday 2nd July 2017

By Dave Fletcher | November 6, 2017

Classic Car Shows held this “their new event” at the beautiful Harewood House on July 2nd. The first 750 tickets were given free and our club (never at the back of the queue) managed to get some for our members. These tickets allowed access to the park, the bird garden and the lower floors of…

The Summer Flowers Club Run 25th June 2017

By Dave Fletcher | October 10, 2017

After meeting at Ainsty’s farm shop at Green Hammerton on the A59, 14 cars left to take part in the Summer Flowers Run organised by Gwen and Derek Taylor. The title of the run turned out to be a very apt title. We drove through many well kept villages west of York. After 9 miles…

The Cotswolds, Cheddar Gorge and Bath, 9th June 2017

By Dave Fletcher | September 16, 2017

Friday 9th – Monday12th June 2017 At 9am we were on the road and looking forward to our weekend in the Cotswolds with a further nine cars from our club. Keeping our hood up on the M1 due to traffic noise and a little drizzle, we met Charles and Gilly, Jack and Celia at Leicester…

Tadcaster Show 27th May 2017

By Dave Fletcher | August 24, 2017

This year’s Tadcaster Show was moved forward a couple of weeks on the calendar, compared to 2016. This has proved to be a good idea, avoiding clashes with other local shows. The weather was also better but some still found it a bit cold. Attendance at the show was much higher than last year, about…