Category: 1020 News

Wednesday 12th October – Oxford Bus museum, Morris Motors Museum and Nuffield Place

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34 members and guests made the coach journey to Oxford for this visit. Both the bus  and Morris museums are on one site and proved to be very interesting. The

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Sunday 9th October – 1020 Autumn Road Run

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35 cars were booked in for this run, starting from the Hamworthy Sports Club we followed a 30 mile route through Dorset lanes to our lunch venue at the White

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Monday 3rd October – Club Night, 32nd Birthday and AGM

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A very well attended meeting for our monthly Club Night. October is the month in which we mark the formation of the club and this is the 32nd anniversary of

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Tuesday 27th September – Greyhound racing at Poole Stadium

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A group of 22 members and guests met at Poole Stadium for a night of Greyhound racing. Preceded by a two course meal the 12 races which followed kept us

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Club night – September 5th 2016 – guest speaker Roger Hunt – Peking to Paris

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Roger Hunt kept the members enthralled with his presentation covering the Peking to Paris rally. Starting with a short video showing the harshness of the terrain Roger continued with a

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Athelhampton House Garden Party and Picnic

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Our big charity day, again held at Athelhampton House in really good weather was a great success and provided a great opportunity to meet old friends and make some new

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Club activities June and July

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June 6th – Club Night – Race Night. Another opportunity for members to choose and support a horse. We ran eight races and the evening provided a lot of sometimes

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Spring Road Run & Hog Roast – Sunday 24th April

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Eighty plus 1020 members and guests assembled at the premises of Phoenix Classic Cars at Holton Heath for a coffee start prior to the run. The weather was very cold

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Inter Club Quiz 2016

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This was a very well attended event organised by 3CVCCC as the holders of the trophy, with I believe 12 teams taking part. 1020 were represented by two teams, each

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Skittles challenge 2016

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The annual skittles challenge between Dorset Historic Motor Club took place on Thursday 17th March at Hamworthy Sports Club. This event is organised each year by DHMC and always proves

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Club Night – Monday 7th March

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Our guest speaker this evening was Chris Piercy and his presentation was “The Fastest Steam Car in the World”  Chris started off with a brief verbal introduction to the program,

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1020 Spring Dinner Dance – 5th March 2016

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Canford Magna Golf Club was again our chosen venue for the dinner dance; unfortunately for the last time as the golf club is closing at the end of March. 59

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1020 Winter Road Run – Sunday 14th February

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42 vehicles assembled at the Avon Heath Country Park for the start of the 2016 Winter Road Run. The weather was a little on the cool side but quite a

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Club Night – English Oak Vineyard – presentation and wine tasting by Sarah & Andrew Pharoah

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This was a truly unique evening for 1020. A most interesting talk and presentation from Sarah & Andrew. It covered everything from the purchase of the farm, planting the vines,

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Club Night – Monday 4th January – Skittles

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Skittles night and a ‘Thank You’ talk by Mary Randell. Mary Randell, organiser of the Salvation Army Food Run attended our meeting to thank us for our contributions and donations

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1020 Christmas Lunch – Sunday 13th December

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This year by popular demand we again returned to the Walhampton Arms for our club Christmas lunch. Situated near Lymington it provides members with a short drive out to work

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Club Night – Monday 7th December – Christmas entertainment – ‘Ball & Socket’

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Christmas entertainment this year was provided by “Ball & Socket” who provided an evening of music, song and humour in a style which reflects back to Flanders and Swann. The

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Club Night – Monday 2nd November – The Feast of Nativitas

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A very interesting talk and presentation by David Smith. David described the preparations and festivities at the great manor house of Kingston Lacy when Henry de Lacy, 3rd Earl of

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British Motor Heritage Centre – Gaydon

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A great day out for club members. Boarding our coach at 9.00 am at the Hamworthy Club, we made our way to Gaydon. A special coffee stop had been arranged

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Autumn Run – Sunday 11th October

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Over 30 cars assembled at the Hamworthy Club for the start of the 2015 Autumn Road Run. Coffee and bacon rolls were much in evidence while members waited for the

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Tuesday 29th September – A Night at the Dogs

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A first for 1020, in place of the Harbour Cruise and Fish & Chips supper this year we organised a ‘Night at the Dogs’ at Poole Stadium – 30 members

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Regional gathering at Cricket St. Thomas

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Organised by the three Southern Region secretaries, this weekend away never disappoints. Held at the property made famous by the TV program ‘To the Manor Born’ the organising team go

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Simpy Classics day at Beaulieu – Sunday 22nd August

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1020 booked a club stand at Beaulieu for the Simply Classics day. Wonderful weather, good company and a very wide selection of visiting cars for us to view. This event

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Athelhampton House MG Garden Party and Picnic Sunday 9th August

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Almost £2,000 was raised for charity at 1020’s big event of the year, the 1020 Garden Party at Athelhampton House. Close on 150 cars and their occupants took part and

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1020 Summer Run and Cream Tea – Saturday 25th July

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Sandwiched between two very poor weather days, the run took place in bright, warm, dry weather. Starting with a lunch at the Hamworthy Club, our cars started leaving the car

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The Motoring Extravaganza at Breamore House

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The annual Motoring Extravaganza organised by Poole Bay Classics took place on Sunday July 19th. We booked a large stand, erected the club event shelter (welcome relief from the sun)

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The New Forest Run 2015

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A sizeable group of 1020 members entered and enjoyed a lovely day out driving through the forest ending at Somerley House near Ringwood. Once again this was a very well

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Club night – Monday 6th July – guest speaker Les Cherrett

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Our member Les Cherrett produced a diorama of the Battle of Waterloo which was transported to the club room and then set up for all to see. Les had laid

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Club night – Monday 1st June – guest speaker David Warhurst

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David Warhurst gave his presentation “The Poole Cockle Trail” to the club. A very interesting tour of many of the old and historical sites of Poole all marked by a

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Thursday 28th May – Club visit to Longbridge

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Chris Adamson organised a club visit to Longbridge. Members and guests of 1020 travelled there by coach and enjoyed a visit of the manufacturing facility. Unfortunately, on the day of

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Saturday 3rd May – Bournemouth Wheels Festival

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A very solid club turn out for the second running of this event. An enormous choice of things to see and take part in. If the event happens again next

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National Drive it Day – lunch at the Star Inn

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32 members and guests gathered at the Star Inn, East Tytherley for a ‘Drive it Day’ lunch. This year we decided not to produce a fixed, detailed run but to

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1020 Spring Run – to Haynes Motor Museum – Sunday 19th April

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It is very satisfying, now that we have a change in the weather, to see more of our members out and about in their cars. We have quite a busy

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Inter Club Quiz – Thursday 16th April

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Congratulations to the Healey Club for organising a very successful Inter Club Quiz. I believe that it was the largest attendance ever with 20 tables, representing 13 clubs, taking part.

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Club Night – Monday 6th April – “Call My Bluff”

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This evening saw the very welcome return of the Call My Bluff team with another selection of ‘Bygone Items’ for us to try and identify. The team, Sue, Larry and

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Spring Dinner Dance – Saturday 21st March

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56 members attended this event, our first Spring Dinner Dance, held at the Canford Magna Golf Club. The atmosphere was excellent, the food was everything we hoped for and it was

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Skittles – practice 4th and match 17th March

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Following last year’s poor performance at the annual challenge match v DHMC, many of our members thought that it would be a good idea to have a practice night. This

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Club Night – Mon 2nd April – guest speaker Mary Randell

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Mary came to our club night to thank all those who had donated to the Salvation Army Christmas Food Run and Appeal. Mary told us how the food run works,

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Sunday 1st March – Cobweb Spin

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A small group of 6 cars made the effort and attended this popular early season event. Held once again at the Hillier Gardens near Romsey we again enjoyed the day

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Winter Road Run – Sunday 15th February

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49 cars started out from Mudeford Quay for our Winter Road Run on Sunday 15th February. We made our way through the New Forest to an excellent lunch stop at the

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Club Night – Monday 2nd February

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Hattie Miles, on her first time as a public speaker gave us a virtual driving tour of the Bournemouth area, starting from the Hamworthy Club car park, Hattie provided us

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Club Night – Monday 5th January

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Chris McColl was our guest speaker and provided us with a very interesting talk on the characters and the making of the “Dads Army” TV series. With an impromptu sing

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Christmas lunch 2014 at the Walhampton Arms

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Our Christmas lunch on Sunday14th December took place at our new venue, The Walhampton Arms Nr. Lymington and proved to be a great success. Around 85 diners sat down to

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Club night – Monday November 3rd

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Chris Adamson, our newsletter editor and committee member gave us a very interesting talk on his ‘Life with Cars’.  Having worked for the Bournemouth Echo for 20 years as the

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30th Anniversary Gala Dinner – Saturday October 11th

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66 members attended this function held at the Thistle Hotel on Poole Quay. During the meal we were entertained by a pianist playing ‘easy listening’ and by Dr Balloonman –

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Club Night – Monday October 6th

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Our October club night is the official birthday of 1020, which started in 1984 and is also the date of our AGM. The standing committee were re-elected, unopposed, for another

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Autumn Run – Sunday September 28th

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This run was organised for us by Len and Jan Wayman. Len spent much of his working life as a Dorset policeman and knows the nooks and crannies of the

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Smedmore House – Saturday September 13th

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A contingent of 26 cars from 1020 assembled at Smedmore House on Saturday 13 September in support of the Autism Wessex charity at their autumn fayre. The event gave club

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Club Night – Monday September 1st

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Our guest speaker planned for this evening had to cancel due to ill health. We were very lucky to have Brian Pettit, the Wildlife Photographer step in at very short

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Harbour Cruise – Supper and Fireworks

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Although rather breezy and cool 71 members assembled on the quay at Poole for the cruise and supper followed by the last night of this year’s firework nights. The fish

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