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Local & National Events for 2018

This list is the result of member feedback at our February Club Night. The core team will be supporting the events where there is a link to "Book your place(s)" but more of the events are likely to be supported as we get further feedback from the members not present on 7th Feb, so WATCH THIS SPACE and join our Facebook group to keep up to date with the latest news.

If you are a member of the Club and have not yet completed a questionnaire please click here.

Where you need to let us know about an event at the moment, you will find Book your place(s) to the right, or just below the details.

January


February

23 - 25 (weekend)

Race Retro at Stoneleigh

Details at https://www.raceretro.com/

March

21st (Wed) at 11am

Visit to KAB Seating in Northampton

KAB Seating is based at Stone Circle Road Round Spinney Industrial Estate, Northampton NN3 8RS. Come along to see how the company manufactures seating for a variety of vehicles and chairs for office use. Kicking off at 11 am the visit will be followed by lunch at a local pub for those wishing to stay on.
Thanks go to Peter Russell for arranging this event.

25th (Sun) at 1pm (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME)

Simulated Racing at Rockingham Race Center

General info at https://rockingham.co.uk/. Details to be finalised when we have definite numbers but basically we will have exclusive use of the venue for a couple of hours, during which time there will be races of approximately 20 mins between participants with the overall winner being the person with the fastest lap time.

April

7 - 8 (Sat/Sun)

Jim Clark Weekend in Duns, Scottish Borders

Arranged by Club Lotus. Details are at http://www.clublotus.co.uk/events/club-lotus/jim-clark-weekend-7th-8th-april-2018.aspx


22 (Sun)

St George's Day Run, North Norfolk

See http://www.classicshowsuk.co.uk/classic-car-show-event-information/classic-car-show-by-date.asp?id=681 and http://nncvc.org.uk/uploads/7/6/5/3/76534579/st_georges_day_run_entry_form_2018.pdf.

Because of an early start, some of us are staying in the area on the Saturday night prior. There is limited space at Thornybank B&B so please book your place with us quickly if you want to join us. Cost is either £75 per night (Garden room) or £85 (Balcony or Woodland room).

N.B. Prior booking for the run, by 14th April 2018 via the form above, is essential.

May

18 - 20 (Fri/Sat nights). The Thursday and Sunday are optional extras.

Exclusively Lotus weekend at Esseborne Manor hotel, near Andover.

The 2017 weekend proved very popular so we are repeating it for 2018. See flyer.

June

10 (Sun) - Please note change of date (week earlier) and venue (was Peterborough)

Classic Show - Stamford Meadows, Stamford, PE9 2QU

This was a new event for our Club in 2017. It's very much a family day with not just classic cars but entertainment, now as part of the Stamford Food & Drink Festival. Entry is noted as 'free'. Click here for more details. If you want to take your car please email the organisers at info@marketsquaregroup.com and let us know you are coming by booking your place.

30 (Sat)

Husbands Bosworth Festival

Details at https://husbandsbosworth.info/bosworth-festival.


July

1 (Sun)

Abbots Ripton Hall Garden Show

Details at http://www.abbotsriptonhall.co.uk/. Confirmation (or otherwise) of our entry as a car club to follow.

Book your place(s) in due course.

8 (Sun)

Kimbolton Country Fayre & Classic Car Show at Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Cambs, PE28 0EA

Details at https://kimboltoncountryfayre.com/. This event is organised by The Rotary Club of Kimbolton Castle and the Sporting Bears Motor Club and has been very popular with members of our club for a long time. Exhibitor tickets (which gets in a 4 seater car and passengers) is £10 and will be collected as you enter the Showground on the morning. All money raised from the event goes to the chosen charities for the year, so not only is this a fun day for all the family it helps a lot of people. 
To get your tickets please book in and someone from the team will get back to you
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20 - 22
(Fri to Sun)

Silverstone Classic, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northants, NN12 8TN

Details are at https://www.silverstoneclassic.com/ but see http://www.clublotus.co.uk/events/Club-Lotus/silverstone-classic-20th---22nd-july-2018.aspx for details of the Club Lotus discounts on ticket prices.

25 (Wed)

Classics on the Common at Harpenden - 25th Anniversary Show

Details at http://www.classicsonthecommon.com/.


28 (Sat)

CDCCC Annual Car Show, Old Palace Green, Ely

No details as yet but last year we were restricted to just five cars.

August

26 (Sun)

Little Gransden Classic Car and Air Show, Fuller's Hill Farm, near Little Gransden, SG19 3BP.

In aid of Children in Need and local charities.

The airfield is roughly half way between Bedford and Cambridge.  Access is easy via the A1 or A428 roads.  The postcode for sat nav is as above.
For further details please go to the event website and, if you’d like to come along, please book in with us, so we can include you in the Stand Area. Numbers allowed for each Car Club is only 10 so get in quickly if you want to go as part of Cambs Club Lotus. N.B. Precise arrival slot t.b.a. but will be between 08:00 and 09:30. Cost per person is £10 for exhibitors, otherwise adult tickets are £20 earlybird or £25 on the day.

Book your place(s)

10 cars max

September

23 (Sun)

Sywell Classic Pistons & Props

Details at http://www.sywellclassic.co.uk.


October

No events currently planned

November

Date TBA

The Historic Lotus Club Annual Dinner at Apollo Hotel, Basingstoke Aldermarston Roundabout, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 9NU.

Organised by the Historic Lotus Club. If you would like to go, please let us know.

December

1 (SATURDAY)

Area Christmas Party at The Haycock Hotel, Wansford, Peterborough, PE8 6JA

www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/the-haycock-hotel/
After having had a great time over the past few years, we’ve rebooked 2018 already but please note the change of day to a SATURDAY. If you’d like to join us please let us know. There is a £10 per person deposit to pay.  IMPORTANT - As usual, you’ll need to book the hotel room directly with The Haycock, saying that you’re part of the Club Lotus Party.