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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Macmillan Caring Locally

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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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1968 MGC GT

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Mineral Blue Same owner for 32 years, only 10,000 miles New rear axle – bodywork needs respray £13,000 ONO Contact Robin Doul Tel: 01202 511812

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1965 MGB Roadster

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Old English White 20,000 miles from new engine installation Restoration by Mike Rolls 10 years ago Needs a new hood £14,000 ONO Contact Robin Doul Tel: 01202 511812

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1968 MGC Roadster

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Old English White MG Motorsport engine installed five years ago Restoration carried out by Mike Rolls £20,000 ONO Contact Robin Doul Tel: 01202 511812

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TG Tech – Child Seats in an MGF

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Few, if any, 1020 club members are likely to ever have the need to fit a child seat into their MGF or MGTF – but just in case the situation

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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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2002 MG TF Le Mans Green

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Excellent condition. Full champagne leather, Heritage colour coded leather lined hardtopBoot Rack (Clip on), Tonneau, 12 months MOT, New engine by Ivor Searle at 77174. K&N Induction Kit, Detailed service history from 2011. Stainless transfer pipes Suspension comfort

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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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Christmas Lunch – Sunday 9th December at the Walhampton Arms

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Our traditional Christmas Lunch at the Walhampton Arms near Lymington. Dig out those Christmas jumpers with all lights flashing and those Christmas Hats. We will once again be collecting for

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Club Night – Monday 3rd December – Ball & Socket

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The very welcome return of club favourite’s “Ball & Socket who will entertain us with their unique style

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Club night – Monday 5th November – entertainment to be confirmed

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Club Night – Monday1st October – AGM and official Club birthday

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The club AGM, where club policy will be set for the coming year, election of club committee, selection / confirmation of club charities. The club accounts will be presented for

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Club night – Monday 3rd September – Guest speaker Colin Van Geffen

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The welcome return of Colin Van Geffen, the subject of his presentation will be “The Lady Who Saved a Nation”

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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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Monday June 4th – Club Night – Leather Restoration demonstration

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This demonstration will be provided by Wayne Healey. Many of you have now used his valeting service and this is another aspect of that

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Monday 7th May – Club Night – Race Night

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This is one of our most popular club night events. Come along and have some fun seeing if you can pick a winner.

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Brooklands Coach Trip

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This trip is now fully booked and we have a waiting list

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Annual Skittles Challenge V DHMC Wednesday 11th April

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We are a little short of members for this event, if you are free please join us on Wednesday 11th at Hamworthy Sports Club for a fun evening. Start time

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1020 Winter Road Run 2018

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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 1st January – skittles

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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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Christmas Lunch at the Walhampton Arms 2017

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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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Club Night – Monday 5th March – guest speaker – Colin Van Geffen

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The subject of our guest speaker is Lawrence – Before and After Arabia.

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1020 Spring Road Run and Hog Roast, Sunday 22nd April

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The proposed venue for the Hog Roast at the end of the road run could be at the Sixpenny Handley Brewery, but more information will be available shortly. Check on

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Winton Salvation Army

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MG Tech – MGF / TF Remote Boot Release

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One of the fears of modern MGF and TF owners is accidentally shutting the ignition and door lock keys in the boot. Because these models have no in-car boot release

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MG Tech – Part Worn Tyres

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PART WORN TYRES – A PRUDENT BUY OR A POTENTIALLY LETHAL PROBLEM? In these days of austerity you have only to walk into any commercial motor car servicing and maintenance

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MG Tech – MGF LoLarm Installation

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Head gasket failure is the nightmare that all MGF and MGTF owners face every time they drive their cars, such are the litany of horror stories about this happening to

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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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