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Holt Railway Transport Day 7th July

On a lovely Sunny Day our Club Members attended the Annual transport Day at Holt Railway. A lovely turn out of alsorts of vehicles, 450 to be exact ! Classic and Vintage buses offering rides around Holt, a few Vintage lorries, and LOTS of  Classic Cars of every make and model you could imagine.

   

    

       

An added bonus was the Railway trip on the railways exceptional trains. With a choice of either Diesel or Steam, a timetable of a train to Sherringham or a bus to Holt every 30mins we were spoilt for choice.

With Sherringham offering Morris Dancing displays, Fish and Chips and shopping ensuring no one went home uninspired or hungry !

This event really is fabulous and if next year you are looking for a special day out, I can highly recommend it ….watch our events calendar next year members.

Marie-Anne Read  –  Chairman

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Spit N Polish Evening

A joint social evening with the MG Club on Tuesday 23rd July 7.30pm at the newly opened Boddica Hotel.

A great evening was enjoyed by all who managed to brave the temperature’s on the hottest day of 2019 so far.

Among our members car’s were a P4, 3 P5s, 3 P6s, SD1 and 2 75s.

      

       

The MG Club had several lovely cars there too, with 11 Pre 1980 MG BGT models and 8 Modern MG’s.

         

        

With several members winning on the raffle and (Despite rumour’s) there was Beer at the Hotel Bar !!!

Our Club’s winning Car, voted by everyone who attended was Terry Reynolds with his expertly Spit N Polished P4.

Thankyou to you all for a great evening !

Marie-Anne Read

NNROC – Chairman

Spit and Polish evening at Club meeting.

Spit N Polish Evening

Tuesday 23rd July at Caistor Hall – Arrive 7.30

Another Joint evening with the MG Club has been arranged for a get together.

As in previous years All Club Members are invited to bring their Rover’s along to our social evening with a raffle and A Prize for the Best Rover !!

Hope to see you there !

Marie-Anne

Norfolk Show 2019 Stand

Award Winning Norfolk Show 2019

Members of the Norfolk and Norwich Rover Owners Club were invited to join the Norwich Classic Vehicle Club to provide a display stand at the Royal Norfolk Show on the 26th/27th June.

   

   

The Royal Norfolk Show has been a tradition for many years. It celebrates a blend of Agriculture, Horticulture, all aspects of our County’s diverse countryside community and also it’s many industries since 1954.  The Show includes everything from the traditional Livestock/Animal Judging, Equine Competitions, Farming Machinery to Gardening Tools, Science and Technology Research, Local Food and Wine Producers, Displays of Sheep Shearing to Gun Dog Training, Wildlife Preservation to Animal Rescue, Arts and Craft Producers the list is endless.

    

This Year it also included 17 cars on our Award Winning Stand of Classic Cars, showing the range of British Motoring from 1935 – 2000.

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P2 Rover 10                                        Humber 1650

P4 Rover 100                                      Sunbeam 90 Mk3

Rover P5B                                           Mini Clubman Estate

Rover P6 2000                                    Vauxhall Viva SL

Rover SD1                                           Ford Capri 3Lt Mk2 Ghia

Rover 213 S                                        Lotus Cortina

Rover 75                                             Triumph Herald 1200

Rover 825 Sterling V6 Coupe          Saab 99 EMS

Vauxhall Astra Mk2

Vic Built Timmy Trike 2000 (made from an MR2 Base )

 

   

   

   

       

Our Stand attracted significant interest from the public who attended the show, many of which stopped to share family memories of cars they remember from their younger days, or ask questions about cars on our display.

The Royal Norfolk Show Association Judges who witnessed the public’s interest in our stand awarded our team The Tibbenham Challenge Trophy, which is ‘Presented to the stand of any classification showing the Greatest Initiative and Originality’ and was presented by Lord Chumley.

    

To say that our we were happy was an understatement. It was the Cherry on the Top of a very unique experience for both our clubs and a well deserved award for our stand’s organiser Gary Reeves from the Norwich Classic Vehicle Club.

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NEXT CLUB MEETING

Our next Club Meeting is on Tuesday 25th June at 8pm – at Mangreen Country House, Mangreen, Swardeston NR14 8DD.

We would love to welcome all members for tea and coffee.

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NCVC Strumpshaw Rally

An absolutely lovely day out, weather sunny with a breeze and so many cars to see, 506 to be exact ! There were makes and models, ages and types of every description you could think of. With stalls and autojumble near the Steam Museum, it took us all time to wonder round to take it all in.

   

    

10 Club members came to park up together as a group for the club with flags flying ! We had 1 3lt P5, 2 P5 Coupes, 1 P6, a 213 Cabriolet, 1 P2, an MG ZT 260 V8 (Rover 75 shape), 1 SD1, an 825 Sterling V6 and my MG !! Thanks to all of you who came to share the day.

Winners on the day, an immaculate Lotus Cortina and a Morris Minor, which had been restored and modernised very nicely………. AND Surprise of the day……..Glen won Car of the Show with Old Blu our P2 !! We honestly could not believe it, out of all the American cars, hot rods, kit cars, modern/cherished classics, camper vans, even several Rolls Royce’s…….The Judges picked our Rover ……..How about that folks !!

        

Marie-Anne Read