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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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 11th February – 1020 Winter Road Run

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Route yet to be confirmed, booking forms will be available as soon as possible

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Club Night – Monday 5th February – Film show – The Brooklands Story

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This film will help set the scene for our visit to Brooklands later in the year

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Charity support 2017

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At our 2017 AGM, it was agreed that we continue our support for our existing charities, we will also continue with our support for the Salvation Army at our Christmas

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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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Monday January 1st – Club Night – Skittles

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Come and blow those New Year cobwebs away with a game of skittles.This is good practice for the annual challenge match versus DHMC, which last year we had the good

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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 Road Run and Hog Roast

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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 12th April – Skittles Challenge versus DHMC

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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 12th February 2017 – 1020 Winter Road Run

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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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Sunday 10th December – Club Christmas lunch at the Walhampton Arms

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We are returning to the Walhampton Arms for another of their superb carvery lunches. We will have our usual fantastic raffle with an incredible range of prizes. More details to

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Club Night – Monday 4th December – Christmas Carol evening with the Salvation Army bandsmen

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The Salvation Army bandsmen have confirmed the booking to entertain us again with an evening of Christmas Carols – bring your singing voices with you!

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Club Night – Monday 6th November – guest speaker Rob Curtis, his subject will be Dorset Curiosities

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The very welcome return of Rob who recently entertained us with his talk on Inn Signs and Dorset Pub Stories. This time we look forward to hearing him speak on

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Sunday 8th October – 1020 Autumn Road Run – details to follow

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Planning is not yet completed – full details will be published as arrangements are firmed up.

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Club Night Monday 2nd October – AGM -1020’s Birthday night and Race Night

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Annual General Meeting – have your say Join us for our birthday night to celebrate our 33rd year. We shall be running another of our very popular race nights  

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Club Night Monday 4th September – Entertainment to be confirmed

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Sunday 13th August – Athelhampton House Garden Party and Picnic

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This is our major fund raising day of the year, Not only that, we hope that it is a lot of fun. Once again we have the |New Forest Dixieland

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Club Night – Monday 7th August – Athelhampton Preview and Trivia Quiz

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This is the last opportunity for volunteers are to give their name and be advised of their duties and time of work slots. Don’t be afraid to offer your help, nothing

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Sunday 9th July – 1020 Summer Road Run

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This run is being organised for us by Adrian Mullins. More details to follow

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Monday 2nd January 2017 – Club Night – Skittles

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Sunday11th December – 1020 Christmas Lunch

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Inter Club Quiz – Thursday 20th April

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The annual quiz for local car clubs, hosted by DHMC as winners of last year’s competition. We are hoping to enter 2 teams of 6 players and there is still

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Skittles Challenge – Wednesday 12th April

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Once again we are invited by DHMC to the Hamworthy Club for the annual skittles challenge. This is a really good fun evening and will start at 8.00 pm. I

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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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