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AHCN calendar for the coming year
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Noggin & Natters

1st Tuesday each month - The Golden Pheasant, Plumley Moor Road, Plumley, Cheshire, WA16 9RX - 8 pm

North Wales - 3rd Thursday - Cricket Club, Smithy Lane, Northop Hall, Clwyd, CH7 6DE - 8pm

North East - 4th Wednesday - The Ridley Arms, Stannington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 6EL - 7pm

Yorkshire - 3rd Wednesday - The Black Horse, 204 Towngate, Clifton, Brighouse, HD6 4HJ

Scotland - last Wednesday - The New Boathouse, Auchinstarry Marina, Kilsyth, G65 9SG (on the B802)

Lakes & Dales - 2nd Thursday - The Crooklands Hotel, Crooklands, Kendal, Cumbria, LA7 7NW (M6 J36)

Check with the regional contact for latest details

2024 Event Contact
1/2 Jun
Classic and Performance Car Spectacular at Tatton Park Northern Centre

This is our first visit this year to Tatton Park. It is always a great weekend with opportunities to visit stalls and displays, meet other members and enjoy food from the BBQ. Space is limited so book your tickets at least 4 weeks before the show by emailing me as otherwise we cannot guarantee you a place on the stand and it would unfortunate if you had to be asked to display in another area.


Sun 2 Jun BVAC Classic Festival of Motoring, Thirlestane Castle Scotland

This was a last-minute addition to the programme last year which proved to be a very successful highlight of the AHC Scottish calendar. Based in Lauder, TD2 6RU, this show is a must for all members based in the old stomping ground of the Border Reivers. Richard Spalding has kindly agreed to take on the organising of a club stand and he needs the details of entrants and cars by 5th April to secure a pitch.

Richard Spalding

8/9 Jun
HealeySport - Harewood Other

Speed Championship - Rounds 5 & 6

Event Organisers

5/6/7 Jul
The Brit Fest Cheshire 2024 Northern Centre

Welcome to the Brit Fest Cheshire, a celebration of all things British: music, culture, cars, food, drink, sport, entertainment and more….. Taking place at Ashley Hall Showground, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 3QA and featuring Bonnie Tyler, Scouting For Girls, Paul Young, Heather Small, Kim Wilde, Nik Kershaw and many more, the organisers are inviting classic car club members to display their cars in return for two complimentary general admission tickets per car per day and free camping. Tickets are on sale for £67 per person per day. See www.thebritfest.co.uk for full details. This needs an early response so please contact Robert Thornburrow ASAP to book a place.

Robert Thornburrow

6/7 Jul
Llangollen Transport Weekend North Wales

Event full. No further entries.

Jill Bowman

13/14 Jul
48th Scottish Transport Extraviganza Glamis Castle Scotland

The Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club will hold their 48th Scottish Transport Extravaganza in the magnificent grounds of Glamis Castle. This event is regarded as the premier vintage motoring spectacular in Scotland and is one of the largest of its kind in Britain. Contact Ian Walker to book your place on the AHC Stand.

Ian Walker

Sun 14 Jul Clwyd Practical Classics Caerwys Car Show North Wales

Entries close 1st July.

Jill Bowman

Wed 17 Jul Yorkshire Elegance & National Concours – Grantley Hall Northern Centre

Northern Centre have once again been asked as a partner to display our cars at the growing and ever more prestigious Yorkshire Elegance in the sumptuous grounds of Luxury Grantley Hall near Ripon. As a bonus, the National Concours will also return to Yorkshire Elegance so potentially 30 plus Austin-Healeys on display. See main advert on home page for details of how to join this event.

Jeff Hollinshead on 07800974418

Sun 21 Jul Newby Hall Historic Vehicle Rally Yorkshire

The North of England's largest one day show Bookings are now open via the Newby Hall website where you will be directed to the NECPWA website.

Jeff Hollinshead on 07800974418

Wed 24 Jul Summer BBQ and Drive – Gawsworth Hall Northern Centre

Back again, without the rain this year, we are holding our BBQ at the fabulous Gawsworth Hall. Starting at 10am with tea and coffee, we’ll have an exclusive one hour guided tour of the Tudor Hall, a chance to eat your own picnic on the lawns, a 2 hour drive around the scenic Peak District roads ending up back at Gawsworth Hall for a private BBQ indulging in the splendour and tranquillity of the enchanting grounds. Goodbyes from 6:30pm.

Price: £30pp includes, arrival refreshments, guided tour, driving route and BBQ in the grounds of Gawsworth Hall. Bring your own picnic lunch or stop for a bite on the afternoon drive.

Book your place by contacting Doug McClymont with names and special dietary requirements. Limited to 40 places so book early: closing date 30th June.

Douglas McClymont

26/27/28 Jul
Oulton Park Gold Cup Northern Centre

Order tickets directly from MSV website: https://displaymyvehicle.msv.com/calendar/oulton-park/2024/july/gold-cup

If you haven't already created an account, you will need to create one.

The code for our club is 3441.

You may need to add your vehicle, with a photo.


Sun 28 Jul Eryrys Tractor Show Other

Free entry, stalls, classics, bikes etc. Lovely little show near Mold. No need to book.

Event Organisers

Sun 4 Aug Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend Yorkshire

A real favourite this, registration for Hebden Bridge is open and expected to be fully booked rather quickly. Our cars are suited for the Group P: post war cars 1941-1966 category on Sunday 4th Aug. Book in at: https://www.hebdenbridge-vintageweekend.org.uk/2023-vehicle-registration and let Jeff Hollinshead know you’ve booked!.

Jeff Hollinshead on 07800974418

10/11 Aug
Croft Historic Festival Weekend and Show North East

In conjunction with HSCC featuring classic sights and sounds; a two-day meet of classic cars, vintage vehicles, historic racing and music and performers from 1950's - 1980's.

Croft is earlier than previous years and the AHC is organising a club stand on Sunday the 11th of August, although it’s being organised differently this year. The club will submit the member entries in one application to receive free tickets for club members. Contact Murray Shand for details and to book your place on the stand giving the following: Driver’s name, vehicle make and model, Reg No, e-mail address. Closing date 5th July.

Murray Shand

Sun 11 Aug Classics over Sands Northern Centre

See classicsoversands.org. Classics over Sands takes place, each year, in the beautiful Edwardian town of Grange over Sands. The show takes place on the towns recreational field, overlooking Morecambe Bay: this is a great day out for all the family with over 300 cars and bikes on show and stalls and activities to entertain everyone. For more information contact Phil Kershaw.

Phil Kershaw

Thu 15 Aug Flint & Denbigh County Show Other

Entry £5 per car including passengers. In by 9am, exit 5pm. 01352 712131. Entries close 2nd August.

Event Organisers

17/18 Aug
Passion for Power at Tatton Park Northern Centre

This will be our second visit to Tatton Park this year. Hopefully the sun will be shining and we will have a fabulous weekend enjoying one another's company, food from our BBQ and all that this show has to offer. Space is limited so book your tickets at least 4 weeks before the show by emailing me as otherwise we cannot guarantee you a place on the stand and it would unfortunate if you had to be asked to display in another area.


24/25 Aug
HealeySport - Loton Park North Wales

Speed Championship - Rounds 11 & 12

North Wales area are planning to attend and support our club drivers.

Near Shrewsbury on B4393 at Alderbury.

Jill Bowman

19/20/21/22/23 Sep
Welsh Weekend North Wales

Near Betws-y-Coed, North Wales. September 19th to 23rd. Minimum stay two nights.

Jill Bowman

Wed 16 Oct Annual General Meeting Northern Centre

The Northern Centre AGM will coincide with the regular Yorkshire Noggin and Natter and will be held at The Black Horse, Clifton, Brighouse, HD6 4HJ at 8pm. There will be light refreshments for those attending in person. Please advise secretary@ahc-northern.org.uk if you would like to attend in person, or webmaster@ahc-northern.org.uk if you would like to join the meeting virtually on Zoom.

Douglas McClymont

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