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MG95 Beaulieu

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Bournemouth and Poole MGOC helped the MG marque celebrate its 95th anniversary in sunshine style when a large contingent attended the blue sky  MG95 at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

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Athelhampton 2019

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1020’s big event of the year – our annual Garden Party and Picnic at Athelhampton House near Dorchester on Sunday 11 August – proved another huge success with in excess

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Watercress Line Visit – 28 July 2019

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Club members were chuffed with their day out on Sunday 28 July to visit the Mid Hants Railway, affectionately known as the ‘Watercress Line’. After assembling at Rownhams Services the

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Poole Bay Classics Extravaganza, Breamore House

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Club members joined hundreds of other motoring enthusiasts for the annual Poole Bay Classics Extravaganza at Breamore House near Fordingbridge. The colourful parade of 1020 cars was lined-up alongside friends

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Sherborne Classics and Supercars

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The 1020 stand this year at the Sherborne Classics and Supercar Show in the grounds of Sherborne Castle was occupied by 13 members and one guest from Blackmore Vale MGOC.

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Summer Road Run 2019

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Hardy country in North Dorset was the setting for 1020’s Summer Run on Sunday 14 July with the ultimate lunch destination The Crown Inn at Marnhull, famous for appearing as

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Westival 2019

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Westival, the West Moors Community Day on Saturday 13 July was a new venture for 1020 with a baker’s dozen of club cars taking part in the modest classic car

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Pride of Ownership

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The pristine and much admired 1950s MGTF of club member Martin Harris from Milford-on-Sea was voted the car of the night at July’s ‘Pride of Ownership’ gathering held in near-perfect

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Austin A30 & A35 International Rally

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Club members added a splash of colour to the Austin A30 and A35 Owners club International Rally at Wareham as one of their guest clubs on 26 May 2019. The

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Coach trip to Gaydon

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May 2019 A nearly full coach of club members and guests set off from the Hamworthy Club on 02 May 2019  to visit the British Motor Museum at Gaydon, stopping

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Spring Road Run & Hog Roast

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The tail end of storm Hannah failed to deter 35 club cars heading out on National Drive It Day 9April 28) for the now traditional Spring Road Run and Hog

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Cornwall visit

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Club members Henry and Aline Larkin were recently invited by friends from Chichester MGOC to join them for a weekend road run to the West Country – but it was

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MG 95 at Brooklands

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To celebrate 95 years of MG, Brooklands hosted its annual MG Era Day on 14 April – among those attending was club member Ian Hanstead who reports. Despite being a

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Brewery Tour

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April 2019 Four cars from Bournemouth & Poole MGOC were among a select group of classic cars at an open day for the new Sandbanks Brewery at Nuffield Trading Estate

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Winchester MGOC Cobweb Spin

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Just two club members travelled east along the M27 at the end of March 2019 to take part in the Winchester MGOC Cobweb Spin which was visiting the Royal Armouries

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1020 Winter Road Run

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Puddles, potholes and prodigious puddings were the order of the day for the 1020 Winter Run on Sunday 10 February 2019. Despite a less than encouraging forecast, many brave club

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Club Night – Skittles meeting

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The now traditional January club night skittles match proved as popular as ever with most club members trying their hand at knocking down as many of the nine skittles as

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Harbour Cruise, Fish & Chip Supper and Fireworks

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Our Harbour Cruise, Fish & Chip Supper and Poole Fireworks evening went very off well. 86 members and guests were on-board the Purbeck Princess for a trip round the islands

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Athelhampton Garden Party and Picnic – Sunday 12th August

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Members will know only too well that this year was a washout, the first time this has happened to us at Athelhampton House. Saturday afternoon saw a large group of

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2018 Summer Car Shows

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Poole Bay Classics Motoring Extravaganza at Breamore House took place in brilliant weather. Unfortunately our club stand this year only exhibited 6 cars. However a good day was enjoyed by

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Summer Road Run 8th July

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Another road run organised for us by Dave Bailey and George Parrott with an interesting route to Henstridge Airfield the home of the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, one of

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Inter Club Quiz 2018

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The Inter Club Quiz is organised each year by the winners from the previous year. This year the 1020 team of Adrian & Rita Mullins, Les & Jackie Cherrett and

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Brooklands Coach Trip

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53 members and guests joined the coach at Hamworthy Club for a 9.00 am start on our visit to the Brooklands Museum and Mercedes Benz World. After a 90 minute

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Spring Road Run and Hog Roast

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Our spring run coincided again with National Drive it Day, starting from the Hamworthy Club we made our way through 46 miles of glorious Dorset countryside ending up at the

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1020 Winter Road Run 2018

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Around 60 members met at Sammy Millers Motorcycle Museum for a coffee start to our 2018 Winter Road Run. After collection of our route booklet we set off on a

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Club Night – January 1st

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This was an unusual meeting falling as it did on New Year’s Day. Attendance was down on the numbers that we normally see but we understand that, many of our

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1020 Christmas Lunch at the Walhampton Arms

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Our Christmas lunch, again held at The Walhampton Arms, was very enjoyable. The weather was awful, raining and blowing a gale. The pub is situated on high ground and the

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Winton Salvation Army

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Menu for Winter Run lunch 11th Feb

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The Empress of Blandings Copythorne Hants. SO40 2PF Menu for MG Run 11th February 2018   ORDER WHEN BOOKING AND PAY ON THE DAY Main Course British Beef £12.95 Loin of

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A Night at the Dogs

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Over the last two years this night out has proven to be very popular and this year 30 members and guests joined together at Poole Stadium for another night of

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Sunday 8th October – 1020 Autumn Road Run

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Our Autumn Road Run started again from the Avon Country Park and was again organised for us by Dave Bailey and George Parrott. The very interesting route took us out

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Thursday 5th October – Club Coach Trip

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30 members and guests journeyed to British Motor Heritage at Witney for a guided tour of the production facilities. We saw MGB bodies in various stages of assembly, all produced

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Club Night – Monday 2nd October – A.G.M. and Race Night

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A.G.M 2017 saw the existing committee re-elected en –block for another year with the ratification of previously co-opted members confirmed as full committee members. This year’s recipient of the Charlton

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Sunday 17th September – D.S.A.A open day at Henstridge

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1020 was well represented at the D.S.A.A .open day at Henstridge. This gave our group the opportunity to inspect the new helicopter. Many other supporting groups also attended and all

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Sunday 13th August – Athelhampton House Garden Party and Picnic

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Each year we are lucky to be allowed to return to Athelhampton House for our big charity fund raising event and we again thank Patrick and Andrea Cooke for hosting

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Sunday 9th July – 1020 Summer Road Run

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36 cars and occupants set off for this road run, devised and planned for us by Adrian and Rita Mullins. The route was very picturesque with spectacular views of some

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Monday 3rd July – Club Night – Pride of ownership

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This year over 40 members attended with their cars washed and polished. We had a reserved area put aside for us but this quickly overflowed into the general car park.

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Wessex Car Show – Sunday 28th May 2017

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Sunshine greeted 1020 entrants at the Bank Holiday weekend Wessex Car Show hosted by the Dorset Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club at Breamore House near Fordingbridge. The 13 vehicle strong club line-up

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The Jersey Weekender 2017

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Although not a 1020 event, many of our members have attended over the years so I am including this entry to try and help popularise the event. This is an

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Monday 1st May – Club Night – guest speaker Rob Curtis

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A packed room for our bank holiday Monday meeting enjoyed a talk from our guest speaker Rob Curtis. His subject this evening covered many old pub signs abd their history,

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Sunday 23rd April 2017 – 1020 Spring Run and Hog Roast

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Meeting at Phoenix Classics at 10.00 am  for an ‘open day’ with complimentary coffee and pastries prior to the run, provided a chance for all entrants to get together ,

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Thursday 20th April – Inter Club Quiz Challenge

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The majority of the local car clubs entered teams into this annual challenge, this year there were 15 tables of up to 6 players each. 1020 entered two teams, both

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Wednesday 12 April – Skittles challenge versus DHMC

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Each year we are invited by Dorset Historic Motor Club to join them at their club night for a light-hearted skittles match. This year I am pleased to report that

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Thursday 6th April – coach trip to the BMW Mini factory at Cowley

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41 members and guests boarded our coach the the Hamworthy Club, we stopped at Rownhams services to pick up four members of the Morris owners club who have often joined

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Monday 3rd April 2017 – Club Night – guest speaker Mike Crankshaw

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Hoofing down the Stour. ‘Hoofing’ is a marines term for something good!! The trip down the Stour, from Stourhead Gardens to the black house on Mudeford Sandspit in Christchurch Harbour

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Monday 6th March – Club Night – guest speaker Phil Holt

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A talk and film show on ‘The Life of Donald Campbell’ A very interesting and professional speaker, Phil kept us enthralled with the history of this famous family. The talk

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Sunday February 12th – 1020 Winter Road Run

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39 cars set off from the Hamworthy club for a 33 mile through North Dorset to arrive at the Coppleridge Inn at Motcombe for lunch where as excellent carvery meal

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Monday 6th February 2017 – Club night – Film Show

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Film show telling the story of the early days of Morris production at the Cowley factory. The facilities were verging on the primitive compared with today. All operations being performed

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Monday 2nd January 2017 – Club Night – Skittles

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On occasions, January club night can be a little on the quiet side with everyone recovering from Christmas and New Year celebrations. Not so this year; the room was full.

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Sunday 11th December – 1020 Christmas Lunch

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Around 80 members joined together for Christmas lunch at the Walhampton Arms and I must say that our hosts Natasha and Andy again treated us very well indeed. The carvery

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