on the specal ticket arrangements for the MGV8-50 event at Gaydon
The arrangements for how to buy the special reduced price ticket for
the MGV8-50 Event at Gaydon on Sunday 20th August 2023 have been clarified
by BMH Gaydon. See details alongside.
Below we have an update on the bookings made by V8 members so far
in just two weeks.
Saturday 19th August 2023 - morning
Display of MGV8s on the Market Place in Abingdon. The display is limited
to 40 MGV8s.
the bookings list
Bookings made so far: 26
Saturday 19th August 2023 - lunchtime
Light lunch at the Dog House pub which is to the west of Abingdon
on the route of the old MG Factory test route used for the MGBGTV8
model. Please note the lunch is limited to 60 bookings.
the bookings list
Bookings made so far: 43
Sunday 20th August 2023 - all day
The focal point of the event will be in the two MGV8-50 Meeting
Rooms inside the Museum open from 11.00am. MGV8s will be parked up
in area in front of the Museum.
the bookings list
Bookings made so far: 51
British Motor Museum at Gaydon will
host the 50th Anniversary of the launch of the MGBGTV8 in 1973
- Sunday 20th August 2023 - from
11am to 4pm
Dedicated MGV8-50 Meeting Rooms
inside the Museum
The focal point of the event will be in the two MGV8-50
Meeting Rooms inside the Museum open from 11.00am.
> Informal meeting room welcoming
members with light refreshments together with a number of tables
and stands manned by traders and Club staff. It will be an opportunity
to meet up with fellow MGV8 enthusiasts and their guests.
> Adjoining room will
host a mixture of live and video presentations on the MGBGTV8
and MG RV8 models, together with several on technical subjects
that will be of interest to MGBGTV8 and RV8 owners alike.
To get to our two MGV8-50 Meeting Rooms you will need to
enter the Museum via the Main Entrance - it's on the left
hand side of the front elevation of the building as viewed from
the car park in front of the Museum - and from the ticket desk
then walk through the Museum to the two rooms at the back of
the building. Within the Museum you will be able to view the
wonderful collection of classic cars and other interesting material
on display. You will also be able to enjoy the Museum's café
for snacks and lunch.
map - where is the main entrance to the Museum? -
see item "A" marked on the site map
MGV8s parking in front of the
Parking for MGV8s will be in the Northern Arena parking
area (see area "4" via the link below to the
site map). Enthusiasts attending the event will find marshals
will be on hand to guide MGV8s as required as they arrive.
map - where is the MGV8 parking area at Gaydon?
Getting a Museum Entry Ticket and an Access
Pass to our two MGV8-50 dedicated meeting rooms in the Museum
> Museum Entry Tickets
Special reduced price tickets for V8 Register members
are available at just £10 per person.
There are no advance ticket sales of the special reduced
price tickets available for this event at Gaydon. A special
reduced price ticket has to be bought on the day of the
event at the Museum's reception desk handling admissions just
inside the main entrance to the Museum. Then on your showing
the Museum's staff member your MG Car Club membership card you
will be able to buy your entrance ticket at the reduced price
of £10 and only one more ticket at that price for any
guest you have with you. That ticket will give you access to
the Museum - its display of classic cars and the cafe.
Guide for the British Motor Museum
Where you have more than one guest with you they will have to
buy their entrance ticket at the Museum's standard price. Gaydon
recommend you book standard price tickets in advance of the
day you would like to visit because they are cheaper in comparison
to buying on the day.
the Museum's current standard entrance ticket prices
> Access Pass - it's needed for
entry into the two dedicated MGV8-50 meeting rooms inside the
A personal Access Pass will be issued to each V8 Register member
who has booked with the V8 Register to join the MGV8-50 event
at Gaydon, and for any guests included in a V8 Register member's
booking. You and your guests will need to have your personal
Access Passes with you at the event because the Access Pass
will need to be presented to our volunteer marshals at the entrance
to the two MGV8-50 meeting rooms so you can gain access to the
rooms. To get your personal Access Pass, and for a guest attending
the event with you, you will have to simply fill in the booking
form and click the Send button at the foot of the form.
Your data will be sent to the V8 Webmaster who will check your
application and then later, nearer the event, send each personal
Access Pass to you as an email attachment for you and for
any guest attending the event with you who was included in your
See the bookings made by fellow V8 Members
made by fellow V8 Members
Other useful links
displays & Museum
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to help get to BMH Gaydon
Finding the Museum
entrance and the two meeting rooms