Events Diary (Administered by Dave Hyde)

                                         CLUB    EVENTS
contact Dave Hyde, Events Officer at


28th  Drive it Day
              This is when the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs
               encourage owners to get their historic cars out onto the open road
               in order to make the general public aware of our existence.
               The date held is the anniversary of the first 1000 mile trial
               originally held in 1900.
               This year it follows the norm of meet, drive,  tea stop, drive, lunch
               Plans are underway for the run  by kim and dave hyde  (events
               officer) but I can tell you we are staying in our green and
               pleasant land.
               anniversary plaques will be available at £8.95 each.
               these either with or without the year added
               orders will be taken closer to the date as group discounts are
               available with considerable savings
               £5 per person deposit required to either Kim or Malcolm
               Balance due at April meeting

               Whitebait, lemon aioli                                        £4.95
               Marinated Olives,Bread,dipping oils                 £6.95
               Soup of the day, served with bread                    £6.50
               Mussels, leek and cider sauce, bread                 £8.95
               Pigeon breast, celeriac puree, blackberry gel
               Charred onion                                                     £7.95
               Aubergine Pate, Chilli onion Relish,Crostini     £8.25
               Prawn cocktail                                                    £5.95
               Traditional Sunday Roast
               Roast Beef, Y.shire pudd, seasonal veg,
               roast pots, Traditional gravy                              £14.95
               Roast loin of pork, stuffing, seasonal veg.
               roast pots, traditional gravy, crackling              £14.95
               Pan fried salmon, seasonal veg.
               roast pots, White wine sauce                             £18.95
               Field mushroom Wellington, seasonal veg.
               roast pots, vegetable gravy                                £13.95
               Traditional Favourites
               Fish and chips, pea puree & Tartare Sauce       £14.95
               Beef Burger,cheese,crispy bacon, BBQ, chips  £14.95
               Sausage  & mash, garlic mash, red wine jus     £12.95
               Mussels, leek + cider sauce, bread,chips           £12.95
               Penne All'arrabbiata, rocket, parmesan             £12.95

19th  Annual Charity Car show + Autojumble
             at Cardiff City Football Stadium, Leckwith Road. CF11 8AZ
             Application forns from
             See full entry on show page

5th..Club Barbeque  being held at Porthcawl R.F.C.
           from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
           Dress code is of a Western Theme    Ya Hoo
                                 SHOWS                                                                                       remember Remember   The car's the star                 

Not a comprehensive list..If you are aware of any more please email me 
with a bias towards shows in Wales


22nd - 24th  Practical Classics Restoration Show at N.E.C.
                     1,300 + vehicles, 170 classic car clubs plus traders
                      book now on
                      discount for early booking  £20 advance £23 on day        

13th   Pride of Longbridge
           Cofton Park, Low Hill Lane    B31 2BQ

22nd Coleford Festival of Transport
  Monday          A show in the main streets of Coleford
          From 09.30 - 16.00                
         Tickets from eventbrite... see website
6th Car show at Carew Castle , nr Tenby,
           Pembrokeshire  SA70 8SL
           contact 01646 651782 or
           with personal and vehicle details
           vehicle access 9 until 10.. remain static until 4 p.m.
           spaces allocated on a first come first park basis
           I attended last year and saw a variety of cars and motorcycles
           that do not venture east........even 2 DeLoreans at the same show
           The site makes an excellent venue ....   well worth the trip.

12th..South Wales Morris Minors Branch Rally
                And Classic car show.
          At Caldicot Castle, Church Road, Caldicot  NP26 4QL
               11.00- 16.30
               Application forms from
               I have application form if required

 19th    Cardiff City Football Club, Leckwith Road  CF11 8AZ
            Once again the venue of South Wales Premier Car Show
            organised by South Wales Classic Car Club....
            Application forms posted but available from myself
   or from swccc website
            This year there will be the option of emailing the show pass
            doing away with the need of stamps and snail mail
            please check website

25th  A48 Motor Show and Family fun Day
        at Coedarhdyglyn, St Nicholas, Cardiff CF5 6SF
            1 mile from Culverhouse on A48 towards Cowbridge
            All entrants to be in place by 10.00 and remain until 17.00
            Entry form from Darrell Skeet on 07490 928594
            or email
            To be returned completed by 15th May
            I have application forms if required

26/27th Abergavenny Steam Rally
        at Bailey Park, Park Road, Abergavenny  NP7 5PR
            As well as the mighty giants of steam, classic cars, etc
            will include childrens fun fare, rural and handi crafts
            stands include autojumble  to garden plants
            apply online to mttp//

27th Vale of Glamorgan Classic Car Show
        held at Sully Sports and Leisure Club, Sully CF64 5SP
            Arrive from 08.30 -10.00  Show starts at 10.30
            All vehicles must remain on showground until 4 p.m.
            Register on line by 30th April. For pre 95 vehicles only
2nd  Pembrokeshire Classic Car Club show
        Annual show to be held at Scolton Manor, Haverford West
            SA62 5QL on the B4329  towards Cardigan.
            Access to show field ends at 10 a.m.
            All exhibitors to remain on site until  4p.m.
            Entry on day subject to late entry fee of £5 (Cash)
            Application forms to be received by May 1st.
            I have forms if required
8th  Ystrad Mynach College Open Day
       Classic vehicle event
       Tarmac display area for 150 vehicles with ample parking for visitors
           Other attractions on the day
           Further info from
           No entry fee, but bucket collection on day for local charity
           I have application forms if required

9th  Barry Festival of Transport
       for further details contact
          or tel 07733 302242  or miketaylor@cardifftransportpreservation
          for on line download

15th Rhondda Heritage Park Classic Car Show
        at Rhondda Heritage Park, Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod
            CF37 2NP
            Entrants on site 07.00-09.30   Open to public 10.00-16.30
            I have application form if required

16th Brynmawr Classic Car Show
         more details to follow

22ND/23RD Armed forces Day" A Day to remember"
         being held at Waunfawr Park, Crosskeys, Caerphilly
         Tim Sturges(Lt. Col retired the organiser requests the attendance
         of a classic car display.
         Event hosted by Royal British Legion Band Of Wales  to help
         raise funds for Poppy Appeal and band running costs
         Last years event had over 8,000 visitors with fun fair, classic
         cars over 100 market/food stalls. With 2 pubs
         Application forms via

        There will be NO vehicle movement between 08.30 and 17.30
        throughout the site on show day.
        They will have the means to enforce this H and S requirement.

22nd  There will be a 1940's swingtime evening in a marquee

          This is a ticket only entrance for £12.50.
           If interested in joining in and dance the evening away

5th-7th Rover Sports Register National Rally
       To be held at Cotswold Airport, near Cirencester, Glouc.
            formerly R.A.F. Kemble  GL7 6BA
           Saturday night dinner at Bowden Hall Hotel,
            Upton St Leonards, Gloucester
           further details from

13th  Monmouthshire Classic and Vintage Vehicle Show
             The 5th Annual show held at Hogs Head p.h., Llantilio
             Crosseny , Abergavenny  NP7 8TA
             Contact Julian Tod on 07836 379899 or
             I have applicatuion forms if required

20th  Bridgend Town Centre Classic vehicle Show
              organised by Glamorgan Classic Car Club
              Each exhibitor on site by 09.30 and remain until 4 p.m.
              application forms from

27th Cars at Mamhilad
         at Mamhilad Park estate, Old Abergavenny Road, Mamhilad
             nr Pontypool  NP44 0JJ     10.00 - 14.00
             Application on line via
             This years Charity  Bobath..Children in Wales living with
             cerebral Palsy
3rd  Porthcawl Vintage Fair
        at Porthcawl Rugby Club  CF36 3DA      12.00-17.00
            Completed entry form by 31st May to Aileen Woyka
            64, South Road, Porthcawl CF36 3DA 
            Tel 01656 784489
             I have application form if required

4th  Brecon motor show
       More details to follow

10th Pontypridd Vintage Transport Day
         at Ynysangharad war Memorial Park, Pontypridd
             11.00 -17.00   with parade through town as extra
             Full programme of entertainment including static displays,
             stalls, live music, children's entertainment and much more.
             Do not forget book the lido early to avoid disappointment.
             Application forms from Mrs Jan Fry on 01443 490740
             I have application forms if required

11th Skewen Motor Club Classic Show
        at Gnoll Country Park, Neath  SA11 3BS
            Entries on site by 10.00 via Cimla Road entrance
            I have application forms if required

24th Gloucester City Classic And Retro Festival
                 Classic & Historic Cars in the city
            Fifth year the four main streets will be turned back in time
            Each street to be themed in different era
            Many attractions for all interests..bands, reenactors, star
            war characters, period costumes, etc., etc.
            Enquirees 07767350003 email
            website  or

25th Tetbury Classic Car Show 2019
             at Sir William Romney's School, Tetbury, Glos.  GL8 8AE
             Entry online

25th-26th Classic Transport Show
            at Blaenavon Heritage Railway, Garn y Rhiw, Blaenavon
            Torfaen  NP4 9SF     01495 792263 
1st    A48 Motor Show and Family Fun Day
         at Coedarhdyglyn, St Nicholas, Cardiff  CF5 6SF
         1 mile from Culverhouse on A48 towards Cowbridge
          Exhibitors to be in place by 10.00 and remain until 17.00
         Entry form from Darrell Skeet on 07490 928594
         or email
         Completed form returned by 20th August
         I have application form if required
8th Rover P5 National Rally
      at Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire  HG4 5AE
13th  Malvern Festival of Transport
              at Three Counties Showground   WR13 6NW
              setails from

Please forward details of any show to me so as they can be included on this site

3rd  Malvern Drive in Classic Car and m/cycle Auto jumble
           at Three Counties Show Ground  WR13 6NW
24th 09.15 Drivers Seat (GTFM) Breakfast Meeting
            at Café Cwtch, Dare Valley Country Park, Aberdare CF44 7PT
            leave at 13.00 for drive to Builth Wells and late lunch
13th -15th Spring Miniature Steam Rally
        at Pembrey Country Park, Llanelli, SA16 0EJ
            minute steam trains, with rides for all young at heart


4th Wye Classic Car Run
       The run will set off from Chepstow Garden Centre and follow lesser 
           known roads to the finish some 100 miles later.
           Entrants to arrive before 08.30 for 09.00 departure
           Entry limites to 100 cars with £25 entry fee for each car which will
           include full route instructions and "rally plaque"
           At end of rally a certificate and photograph will be awarded.
           All profits to go to Charities supported by Chepstow Rotary Club
           I have application forms if required

5th Bow ood Spring Classic Car +m/cycle show
      at Bowood House    SN11 0LZ

12th Bridgend MG Owners Club        Cwm to Coast Run
            to West Wales and Valleys on lesser used roads & byways
            £20 per car, includes drink and biscuits at start
            Two course Sunday lunch (Extra cost) on conclusion
            Details  Stuart Taylor    01656 662213
18th Sat Monster Jam at Principality Stadium, Cardiff
                     Monster trucks   starting at 15.00

25th  Gloucester Tall ships at Gloucester Docks
7th-9th Super Prix of Wales
             at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli
28th  Truckfest West Midland and Wales
Fri 12.00    at Three Counties Show Ground, Malvern, Worcs
5th/6th/7th   Goodwood festival of Speed
Sat 6th/Sunday 7th  Swansea Air Show
                  Free Welsh air show with breathtaking aerobatic displays

20th/21st  Aberdare Park Road Races
                 organised by Aberamman Motorcycle club
                 This years guest of honour  Ian Lougher  Prodiguous winner
                 of countless road races including Isle of Mann
2nd-4th Gloucester Vintage and Country Extravaganza
                    at South Cereney Airfield, Cirencester
             info from 01453 890891
             classic cars, steam engines, model engineering, busses, coaches
             military vehicles, etc

13th/15th   Goodwood revival



Club night  ..... first thursday of month
           7th March.... Collette BBC Wales..         Donation Ysgol y Deri
           4th April..Speaker Gareth/photographer  Donation Ty Celyn
           2nd May..Speaker David Bray Rubbish tip wot I built
committee nights  .... third Tuesday of month
to include show committee first
March 19th
April  16th