Post Reply
Posts: 17
Joined: Sun Feb 07, 2016 3:29 pm


Post by andrewwainwright » Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:10 pm


The Daimler and Lanchester Owners’ Club.

East Midlands Branch

Branch Secretary: Andrew Wainwright 0115 9233857 & 07979 650158

E mail:


This listing covers events we are running or involved with as a DLOC Branch, plus other local events which may be of interest. I have included contact details where possible. All details were correct at the time of publication.
This list is also displayed on the DLOC Forum.

Fri 23rd, Sat 24th,& Sun 25th March:-
The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show.
NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT
DLOC Club Stand at this event: Hall5 Stand 345
See details in Driving Member with show ticket offers.

Sat 14th April:- DLOC AGM & Spring Conference.

Venue: The “Wentworth Suite”
Ruddington Grange Golf Club Ltd
Wilford Road
NG11 6NB

Time: Coffee & biscuits from 10.00am
AGM Proposed start time 10.45am, followed by Spring Conference.
(Please notify the Secretary of the Meeting of your intention to attend, for catering purposes, as follows:
Colin Heslop. E mail:
Venue Website:

Sun 22nd April:- “DRIVE IT DAY”:-
We are making a return trip to Stonehurst Farm, where we visited 3 years ago.
Arrangements: Meet at Stonehurst Farm, Bond Lane, Mountsorrel, Loughborough. LE12 7AA. Time: From 11.00am onwards.
Admission is £6.95 adults, £5.95 concessions.
We can park in a designated area in the field, which is accessible from the main car park. More information about the venue:
[Please advise Branch Sec if you wish to attend]

Fri 27th April:- Melton Mowbray Vintage and Classic Nights.
From 5.00pm onwards until dusk come and join the line up of vehicles parked in the Market Place in the Town Centre.
Refreshments available in several locations. This event runs on the last Friday of each month through to and including September. For enquiries: Branch Sec or
King St Café 01664 480234

Sun 13th May:- The 2018 Branch Spring Rally takes place on Sunday 13th May.
Details as follows:-
Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire. PE10 0LY.
Grimsthorpe Castle, near Bourne is situated on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border. It is easily accessible from the A1 or A607, via Colsterworth.
Also easily accessible from Grantham via A52 or A15.
We will be meeting at Grimsthorpe Castle from 10.30am, and will be directed to a special parking area in the main courtyard.
Admission is £7.00 adults, £6.00 concessions which are effectively the “Park & Gardens” tickets. (You can upgrade to include the castle for a further £6.00 per person)
A beautiful setting, wonderful parkland and grounds, and the house to visit if you wish. More info: [Please book with Branch Sec]

Sun 3rd June:- Nottingham Autokarna: Wollaton Park, Wollaton, Nottingham.
DLOC East Midlands Club Stand. Multi make Classic Car Show plus Commercials and Autojumble. Event set in beautiful parkland in front of Wollaton Hall.
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 31st APRIL (entries limit 750 cars)
Booking forms available from: Stewart Robinson 0115 9226782
Or from

Sun 10th June:- DLOC International Rally in Holland. See Driving Member or website for details and booking arrangements.

Sun 17th June:- Grantham Classic car Club Rally: Queen Elizabeth Park, Grantham, Notts. Grantham Classic Car Club main event, multi make vehicle rally, adjacent to Grantham Carnival Event. Contact Mike Whiston 01476 870043, details on website:

Sat 14th & Sun 15th July:- Rempstone Steam and Country Show. A truly amazing 2 day show, including a classic car section. Booking forms available from Andrew Sheperdson 07887 787589. (Exhibitors must attend on both days)Closing date for entries 31st March.

Sunday 15th July:- DLOC Northern Rally, NECPWA Show, Newby Hall, Near Ripon. Details in the Driving Member, contact David Beales 0113 2171643 or

Sunday 5th August:- East Midlands Classic Vehicle Club
4th Annual Classic Vehicle Show. 10.00am – 4.00pm at Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark. NG24 4AU.
Contact Alan:07765 800679 or Branch Secretary.

Sunday 19th August:- Past President’s Bi-annual Lawn Meet.
Venue: Leyland House, 22 Botts Lane, Appleby Magna, Swadlincote. DE12 7AL. Gates open from 11.00am. Refreshments served at 2.30pm. Please confirm your intention to attend by contacting Duncan Saunders. Tel: 01530 270253 or by e mail
Sat 1st & Sun 2nd September:- Sutton on Trent Steam Festival: Holme Farm, Main Street, Sutton on Trent, Newark, Notts. A very popular event hosted by John Marshall and family, a wonderful country show. Contact Maurice Jordan 01636 821613 or for info or booking enquiries. On-line tickets available from the Festival website:

Sun 2nd September:- Classic Car Road Run in Leicestershire in aid of “Rainbows”. Contact Terry Farmer for details: tel: 07970 422956

Sat 15th September:- The 167th Collingham & District Agricultural Show. “Larksfield”, Newark Road, Collingham,
Newark, NG23 7RD (approx 5 minutes from Newark & Notts Showground roundabout) See
Very interesting and popular country show, classic cars, tractors, arena events, agricultural displays, stalls, competitions etc.

Sunday 28th October:- National Restoration Show: Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tickets/enquiries 01775 768661 or available from
If possible there will be a DLOC stand at the show. Contact Branch Secretary if you are able to help.
On line advance tickets available from website £8, £10 on the gate, free parking. Show times: 10.00am – 4.00pm.

Fri 9th, Sat 10th, & Sun 11th November:- NEC Classic Motor Show. NEC, Birmingham. 3 day show, DLOC Club Stand. See information in the Driving Member or contact Branch Sec.

Sun XX December:- DLOC East Midlands Christmas Lunch at the Plough, Normanton on Soar [Our regular Branch Meeting venue]. Details to be announced. Maximum of 40 places available for this event.


Post Reply