Spring has Sprung, Sunday May 13th 2018

By Dave Fletcher | October 26, 2018

Spring Has Sprung – Sunday May 13th 2018 What a glorious day, the sun shone and 15 cars met up at Strike’s Garden Centre at Garforth Cliff for the re-run of the previously cancelled ‘Daffodils with Tulips’ due to inclement weather, to join in the now re-named “Spring has Sprung” Sunday run. As there was…

Tadcaster Classic Car Show, 29th April 2018

By Dave Fletcher | October 14, 2018

Tadcaster Classic Car Show – Sunday April 29th 2018 It was briefly mentioned in the April newsletter the weather was fine but cold with only the odd spot of rain, this did not appear to put anyone off as the event was very well attended with at least 220 vehicles on display. I arrived around…

Drive It Day, 22nd April 2018

By Dave Fletcher | September 30, 2018

DRIVE IT DAY – Sunday April 22nd 2018 The weather was far better than had been forecast when 23 cars met up at The Langlands Garden Centre on the A64 for coffee and bacon sandwiches and to take part on the “Drive it Day” run organised by Dave Fletcher and Dennis Hodge. Suitably refreshed and…

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…