Rolling V8 Calendar
2018 - V8 Register 40th Anniversary Year

 We have a series of articles and features reflecting on many of the memorable moments, news items and photos enjoyed by fellow V8 enthusiasts. MGBGTV8 & RV8 In 2018 we have the 45th anniversary of the launch of the MGBGTV8 model in August 1973 and the 40th anniversary of the formation of the V8 Register five years later in 1978. In 2017 we will have the 25th anniverary of the announcement of the RV8 and in 2018 the 25th anniversary of the launch of the RV8 that year. Details of the programme of events for the V8 40th Anniversary Year 2018 are available. More

Victor Smith
07770 82297
Sat 20th
Oct
MG Motor
Lowhill Lane
Longbridge
Birmingham
Satnav: B31 2BQ
Club Council meeting and Annual General Meeting
Notice and agenda in the September 2018 issue of Safety Fast! The AGM will be held at 1600 BST which all Club members may attend.
Colin Grant
Club Office
01235 555552
Fri 9th, Sat 10th & Sun 11th NovNEC near junction 6 on M42 motorway and adjacent to both Birmingham Airport and the railway station.
Satnav: B40 1NT
NEC Classic Car Show 2018
The major end of season three day classic car show. Website

Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
2019
Sat 9th
Feb

Redditch
West Midlands
Satnav: B97 5YH
V8 Committee meeting at 2pmDebbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Sat 9th
Feb

Lloyds Indian Restaurant
7 Station Road
Knowle,
Solihull
Satnav: B93 OHL
Annual V8 Curry at the Lloyds Indian Restaurant in Knowle in the West Midlands. Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Sun 10th
Feb

Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Satnav: CV8 2LZ
Stoneleigh MG-Triumph Show 2019
The combined MG and Triumph show at the National Agriculture Show Ground at Stoneleigh. V8 enthusiasts meet up at the cafe at 12.00 noon. Website
Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Sat 16th
Mar

Location TBA
Satnav: TBA
Club Council meeting Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Sat 13th
Apr
Redditch
West Midlands
Satnav: B97 5YH
V8 Committee meetingDebbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Sat 1st
Jun
Study Centre
View Farm
Windmill Hill
Great Milton
Oxfordshire
Satnav: OX44 7NW
V8 Technical Day 2019
The day will have presentations on topical technical issues from a group of speakers. Tea and coffee will be available from 9.30am and a light buffet lunch will be provided. Presentations will start at 10am with a break for lunch and finishing at around 3.30pm. It's located just west of the M40 between J7 & J8. See a report on the first event at Great Milton
Victor Smith
0208 392 9434
Email
Wed NN
Jun
TBC
Birmingham Symphony Hall
Centenary Square
Birmingham
Satnav: B94 6AT
Visit to the Symphony Hall in Birmingham
Details to follow.

TBC: as soon as the dates for the Club's meeting at Silverstone are confirmed the dates alonsgide will be updated.
Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Thur NN
Jun
TBC



Needle Mill Lane
Riverside
Redditch
West Midlands
Satnav: B98 8HY
Visit to the Needle Museum
The Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch is an unusual and fascinating place to visit. This historic site illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid illustration of how needles were once made, and how Redditch once produced 90% of the World's needles. More
Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Fri NN
Jun
TBC
Hook Norton
Near Banbury
Oxfordshire
Satnav: OX15 5NU
Lunch at Hook Norton Brewery
An informal lunch at the Hook Norton Brewery from noon. More
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Sat NN
Jun
TBC
Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire
Satnav: NN12 8TN
MGLive! 2019
The MG Car Club's annual two day Internation MG Meeting with a full race programme, concours, trade stands and the V8 Register Marquee and parking. Seating and refreshments at the marquee.
Tickets from Club Office
01235 555552
Sun NN
Jun
TBC

Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire
Satnav: NN12 8TN

MGLive! 2019
The MG Car Club's annual two day Internation MG Meeting with a full race programme, concours, trade stands and the V8 Register Marquee and parking. Seating and refreshments at the marquee.
Tickets from Club Office
01235 555552
Sun NN
Jun
TBC

Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire
Satnav: NN12 8TN

V8 AGM 2019
Sunday at 12pm noon at the V8 Marquee at Silverstone. See the V8 AGM notice published in Safety Fast! More
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Wed 31st
Jul

The Common
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
Satnav: AL5 2SL
Classics on the Common
It's Britain’s biggest mid-week classic car show and ranks among the top events of the classics calendar. A very popular annual evening event, held on the common in Harpenden for pre-1996 cars from noon.

Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Sun NN to Thur NN
Sep
TBA
Base hotel
Satnav: NNN NNN
V8 Lincolnshire Tour 2018
The next V8 Tour in the popular series will be based in Lincolnshire and will include touring and visiting places on interest in the area.
Richard Withington
0NNN NNNNNN
Email
Sat NN
Sep
TBA
Aldon Automotive
Breener Ind Estate
Station Drive
Briely Hill
West Midlands
Satnav: NR16 2JU
Rolling road session
The day will be a relaxed event with members enjoying time spent with fellow enthusiasts with members' MGV8s having fuelling setup checks, timing adjustment checks and at least two power plots. Details
Steve Newton
07811 474774
Email

Sat 12th
Oct

Redditch
West Midlands
Satnav: B97 5YH
V8 Committee meeting Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
NN Oct
TBA
Snetterton
Norfolk
Satnav: NR16 2JU
Club race meeting - Snetterton
Full programme of races.
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Sat 19th
Oct
Location TBA
Satnav: TBA
Club Council meeting and Annual General Meeting
Notice and agenda in the September issue of Safety Fast! The AGM will be held at 1600 BST and all Club members may attend.
Colin Grant
Club Office
01235 555552
Fri/Sun NNth
Nov
TBA
NEC near junction 6 on M42 motorway, adjacent to both Birmingham Airport and the railway station.
Satnav: B40 1NT
NEC Classic Car Show 2019
The major end of season three day classic car show. Website
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Continued
European Touring Handbook
has been produced for many years and has a mass of useful tips and guides for touring in each country in Europe.
Safety equipment checklist for touring on Mainland Europe
The AA has a useful webpage and a tabulated checklist of what you need to take with you when touring on Mainland Europe - for example the original vehicle registration documents, GB stickers, warning triangle, reflective vest and headlamp adjusters. More