Shows, Events and Meetings - what, where, when

The Guild attends many shows, over most weekends of the year, covering the whole of the country. If you're interested in finding out more about when and where to see us please contact us. The Guild stands and displays are always well supported by the members and manned by willing and enthusiastic members. Please feel free to visit us at any of the shows and have a chat - It's good to Talk.

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All cars displayed on club stands must be owned by a member to be covered by the Guild public liability insurance, non-members cars will be refused entrance. Please make sure you carry your membership card to all shows to obtain members benefits. All persons attending any event do so at their own risk, and no responsibility can be accepted by The Ford Granada MK I & MK II Drivers Guild and their agents for any accident or injury, however caused, nor for any damage to or loss of motor cars or private property belonging to any member of the public attending any Drivers Guild event.

Please take time to read the next few lines as it contains some Do's and Dont's

If you are camping at any event remember to leave space between you and your neighbour. All vehicles that are driven on/off a rally field must have a valid tax disc and relevant insurance. All rally fields are classed as public areas so drivers must have a valid driving licence. Follow the instructions of the marshals even if you think you can do it better. The events list is not exhaustive, as some organisers don’t release their show dates till later in the year so keep your eye on this page for further updates as and when they come in.

The trend now is to do every thing on line including downloading the booking forms where there are no contact phone numbers - email is the only way.

Your car/s doesn’t have to be pristine to be shown all we ask is that your car is clean when exhibiting. Please remember the Guild has Public Liability insurance for any club stands copies can be requested from the general secretary.

Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to be booked in for a show, don't leave it to the last minute to do so. (Don't assume that Area Co-Ordinators will chase you up !) In order to put on a Guild stand we need to know numbers, so that the organisers & sponsors can arrange sufficient space for the number of cars wishing to attend. Book early to avoid disappointment. Please see Guild Magazine or contact your Area Co-Ordinator for full details of forthcoming shows.

Area Co-Ordinators and Members, let us know whats going on in your Area. If you particularly enjoyed a show let us know so that we can book again for next year. If you hear of any other shows or events and think others would be interested, please contact us. We will do our best to let everyone know, and they can be included here in the 'Diary Dates' section below.

If you are made aware of any show dates (many thanks for those so far received by the way !) please can we have these as soon as possible for inclusion in our Magazine.

Diary Dates 2014

An Events Guide for 2014 is available here for view or download. This is a .pdf document and requires Adobe Reader to view

Please note that information is provided in good faith. No responsibility will be accepted for any errors or omissions. The listing of an event is no guarantee that it will take place - please check before travelling.

THE PRACTICAL CLASSICS RESTORATION SHOW 12-13 April.
Discover everything for your project from barn find to concours.
Brought to you by the organisers of the NEC Classic Motor Show and Practical Classics magazine, Practical Classics Restoration Show (12-13 April, NEC, Birmingham) will offer inspirational restoration advice, demonstrations, hands-on experience and must-have products. If you are restoring a classic in your garage, want to learn more about keeping them on the road, are looking to appoint a professional restorer or simply love classic cars this is a must-attend show for you.

As a club member you are entitled to an exclusive discounted ticket price! Enjoy this fantastic day out for just £11 by quoting RS14NC or get your family ticket for only £26 by quoting code RS14CF

To book your tickets call 0844 858 6758*or visit www.necrestorationshow.com

8th INTERNATIONAL FORD CONSUL & GRANADA CAMPING TREFFEN. LORELEY, GERMANY 1-4 May.
All Ford pre 1985. We are still old-fashioned so therefore this time, No marquee, No Liveband, No bum bum contest and no funfair But beautiful old Fords, nice people, warm atmosphere. Unfortunately there is no bar or restaurant available on site, there are however a number of nearby places and supermarkets. Shower / toilet facilities are available. For more information contact Bryan Stone.
LORELEY 2014 KEEP YOUR GRANNY ALIVE !

CHILTERN HILLS VINTAGE VEHICLE RALLY Sunday 18 May.
All entries must be sent back to me as stand organiser or you will not be allowed on stand by show organisers. I need to know by mid March please. Camping is available. Download entry forms from the Chiltern Hills Rally Website. Once completed please send to Brian Creed (address on inside front cover of the Mag) with cheques made payable to ED Creed along with a stamped addressed envelope please for return of tickets. ASAP please so I can get the Guild stand booked. For more info please contact Brian Creed.

FORD FREAKS 6-9 June.
Ford Freaks Youngtime/Oldtimer Treffen at the Café Roustap near Nieuleuwsen in The Netherlands. For more information contact Bryan Stone.

BROMLEY PAGEANT OF MOTORING 8 June. NEED MORE CARS ! NOT ENOUGH YET FOR A BIG STAND . . .

Norman Park, Bromley, Kent. Entry is £5. Application form states pass allows driver and 1 passenger entry, others need to purchase a ticket in advance or on the day. I have applied for Special Display Stand again this year, but need to get booked in early and have a min of 10 (max 15) cars for this, so how about it ? See the official website here for more information. Any interested members please contact Martin Ecott. Thanks. Tickets will be posted to me approximately 3 weeks before the show.

INTERNATIONAL SHOWDAY & AGM 25-27 July.
To be held again at, Wicksteed Park, near Kettering, Northamptonshire. Please support your Guild and make this major event of our year a very special weekend. For more information contact Brian Creed.

ZONHOVEN 8-11 August.
12th Taunus M Club Belgie Oldtimer treffen – Zonhoven, Belgium. For more information contact Bryan Stone.

ALL GRANADA CLUBS TOGETHER 21 September.
Again to be held at Wicksteed Park, near Kettering, Northamptonshire. Leave the A14 at Junction 10 and follow the brown Wicksteed Park signs. Camping and caravan spaces available. Get ready for the ultimate weekend. Come along and enjoy a relaxing weekend with your Consul, Granada or Scorpio. All cars welcome. You don't need to be a member of a club and your car doesn't need to be in 'show' condition. Sunday is the main day, when there will be Club stands, autojumble, and all the important showing and judging of the cars. For more information contact Brian Creed.

ACE CAFE, North London. All Granadas Meet, Saturday 18 October from 11am to 4pm. See the Ace Cafe website. For more information contact Graham Boxall.

NEC 2014. The dates are 13-16 November..
Just a short note to thank all who put their cars on stand at NEC last year and helped out over the weekend. We had 11 new members who joined at the show, some forms were taken away hopefully these will join us. Thank you to our Chairman, he came on Saturday and did a great job and enjoyed himself. Many thanks to members who visited us over the weekend hope you had a tea or coffee. This year I would like to have some different cars, I have booked a stand so hope we will be lucky again, so how about it members. For more information contact Brian Creed.

Local Area Meetings

The following regions have set venues. For the other regions please check with the appropriate Area Co-Ordinator. Remember, our Area Meetings are the Backbone of the Guild.

If you are not sure where the venue is, then search for a map here. For details of overseas meetings contact the relevant Area Co-Ordinator.

Please support your local area meetings (we are always pleased to see you and have a good chat). Help is always appreciated with the planning of shows, if you are not sure where and when, contact your Area Co-Ordinator.

Locations

  • Bucks//Berks
    Contact Mark Souster or Richard Garrett for latest information.
  • East Yorkshire
    Contact Peter Maskell for further details.
  • Hampshire
    At the Black Dog, Waltham Chase, Southampton. 3rd Tuesday of the month from 8pm. Contact Mick Bentley or Trevor D'Eath for further details.
  • Kent/Sussex
    Please ring Dave Hockham for latest details.
  • East Anglia
    1st Monday of the month, please ring Rod Tebble for latest details.
  • North West
    Please ring Eric Taylor for latest details.
  • Southern Area (ex Kent/Sussex/Hants)
    At the Dukes Head in Farnham Royal, A355 Slough. 2nd Sunday of the month at lunchtime. Contact John & Geoff Barton.
  • Wiltshire
    Ring Camel Boxall for details.

Want to be an Area Co-Ordinator ? - then contact the Treasurer and Membership Secretary.