Haynes Motor Museum - monthly meet. 1st Sun of Month

Haynes Motor Museum - monthly meet. 1st Sun of Month

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gazapc

573 posts

110 months

Sunday 5th January
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Heading over in the morning..first time! Wave if you see a bright orange VW Beetle.

the chav

1,003 posts

142 months

Sunday 5th January
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im coming down in the megane track slag

Rappa

518 posts

220 months

Sunday 5th January
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Chris1712 said:
Anyone heading down tomorrow? I am tempted but not sure I can handle getting up so early on a Sunday, especially when defrosting might be required.

On the flip side it’s surely going to be quieter than normal?
Cool. Quite a few last month. If the weather is ok there should be a good turn out.

Sean

Chris1712

179 posts

49 months

Sunday 5th January
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Wow, huge turnout in the end. Think there were a lot of pent up petrolheads ready to get Christmas & New Years out their minds!

Few pics, random selection.












Nice to have a chat with everyone. Anyone local give me a shout for any car stuff, I tend to end up at most Castle Combe events / Queens Square / Prescott / Sherborne etc.


Thorburn

2,333 posts

143 months

Sunday 5th January
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Chris1712 said:
Wow, huge turnout in the end. Think there were a lot of pent up petrolheads ready to get Christmas & New Years out their minds!

Nice to have a chat with everyone. Anyone local give me a shout for any car stuff, I tend to end up at most Castle Combe events / Queens Square / Prescott / Sherborne etc.
Was me in the Evora. byebye

Nice to chat with you and hope you're enjoying the 4C. smile

Was absolutely rammed all morning, and when I was leaving (at 2pm) there was at least one car stuck in the mud unable to get out! Had they directed me on to the grass I'd have just turned round and gone home as I got it stuck at the Goodwood Members Meet a couple years ago and trying to get it out was no fun at all.

Chris1712

179 posts

49 months

Sunday 5th January
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Thorburn said:
Was me in the Evora. byebye

Nice to chat with you and hope you're enjoying the 4C. smile

Was absolutely rammed all morning, and when I was leaving (at 2pm) there was at least one car stuck in the mud unable to get out! Had they directed me on to the grass I'd have just turned round and gone home as I got it stuck at the Goodwood Members Meet a couple years ago and trying to get it out was no fun at all.
Nice to meet you smile. If you’re ever out in the V12 let me know, would love to meet it. Be good to meet more Somerset petrol heads, all my car friends are near London now! I think I may have bumped into you on Reddit & OcUK aswell!

Lily the Pink

2,454 posts

120 months

Sunday 5th January
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It was the first time I've seen them shut the gates to stop more coming in ! Also a bit of plod presence - about time too.

Thorburn

2,333 posts

143 months

Monday 6th January
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Chris1712 said:
Nice to meet you smile. If you’re ever out in the V12 let me know, would love to meet it. Be good to meet more Somerset petrol heads, all my car friends are near London now! I think I may have bumped into you on Reddit & OcUK aswell!
Sure I'll have it at a future meet down there - would have taken it along this weekend as I forgot to SORN it, but was meeting up with some friends who wanted to see the Evora.

Saleen836

7,086 posts

159 months

Thursday 30th January
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From March 1st there is big changes for the Haynes Breakfast Club!

https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/news/haynes-brea...

s111dpc

729 posts

179 months

Thursday 30th January
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Yes, read that the other day. Will be down there Sunday for the last of the ‘old style’ meets smile

Chris1712

179 posts

49 months

Friday 31st January
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Saleen836 said:
From March 1st there is big changes for the Haynes Breakfast Club!

https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/news/haynes-brea...
Not sure how I feel about that, part of it's allure is the range of people and cars it attracts. It's great to have Ferrari's next to Pre-War next to pops & bangs fiestas.

Can't deny it's not uncontrollably popular though, I queued 45 mins for coffee in January - won't be doing that again!

egor110

12,286 posts

153 months

Friday 31st January
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Chris1712 said:
Saleen836 said:
From March 1st there is big changes for the Haynes Breakfast Club!

https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/news/haynes-brea...
Not sure how I feel about that, part of it's allure is the range of people and cars it attracts. It's great to have Ferrari's next to Pre-War next to pops & bangs fiestas.

Can't deny it's not uncontrollably popular though, I queued 45 mins for coffee in January - won't be doing that again!
You can still attend though , it's just if your cars from the wrong era you'll be parked out the back .

RemaL

24,732 posts

184 months

Friday 31st January
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Going with a few friends for our first time this weekend

juice

5,752 posts

232 months

Friday 31st January
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I'm going to pop down too, anyone near Chew Lake ? smile

SiT

778 posts

151 months

Friday 31st January
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May be heading down in 2 VX220’s and an Alfa 4C but depends on weather.

Si

SiT

778 posts

151 months

Saturday 1st February
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Weather can’t make up its mind but seems worst of it will be during the night so we are there!

Si

turkish600

12 posts

124 months

Saturday 1st February
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Anyone heading down from the fleet area tomorrow?

alfaspecial

Original Poster:

689 posts

90 months

Sunday 2nd February
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As posted above - thanks Saleen 836 - from March, the very popular Haynes Breakfast Club is now being split into two car meetings.
Future Classics - (Post 1980) will continue to be held on the FIRST Sunday of the month
But
Vintage and Classics - (Pre 1980) will be held on the SECOND Sunday of the month


https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/news/haynes-brea...
https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/sites/default/fi...



2020 Dates for post 1980 cars - "Future Classics"
1 March
5 April
3 May
7 June
5 July
2 August
6 September
4 October
1 November
6 December

ps There is nothing to stop anyone attending either meet - just be aware that if attending in a 'wrong era' car you'll be directed to the public car park rather than the 'display' areas (font/track).

pps I've set up a new thread for the pre 1980's Vintage and Classics meet.
https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&...


donaircooleone

336 posts

127 months

Saturday
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alfaspecial said:
As posted above - thanks Saleen 836 - from March, the very popular Haynes Breakfast Club is now being split into two car meetings.
Future Classics - (Post 1980) will continue to be held on the FIRST Sunday of the month
But
Vintage and Classics - (Pre 1980) will be held on the SECOND Sunday of the month


https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/news/haynes-brea...
https://www.haynesmotormuseum.com/sites/default/fi...



2020 Dates for post 1980 cars - "Future Classics"
1 March
5 April
3 May
7 June
5 July
2 August
6 September
4 October
1 November
6 December

ps There is nothing to stop anyone attending either meet - just be aware that if attending in a 'wrong era' car you'll be directed to the public car park rather than the 'display' areas (font/track).

pps I've set up a new thread for the pre 1980's Vintage and Classics meet.
https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&...
Does a clean GTi6 count? biggrin