Events during the week before and over the Club's major annual meeting at Silverstone

Photos welcome - if you have photos from the MG-Triumph 100 event last weekend or from any of the events in the week beforehad, do send them for posting via a link on this webpage.

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Visit to Rousham House & Gardens in Oxfordshire
Wednesday 7th June 2023

The house is only open to special tour groups by prior arrangement so in the morning a guided tour of Rousham House was arranged for V8 members. Photo report
Event Organiser: Victor Smith
Visit to Sywell Aerodrome and an informal lunch
Thursday 8th June 2023

Sywell Aerodrome is set in the
heart of Northamptonshire, just northeast of Northampton, and is one of the UK’s leading General Aviation airfields. The Aviator's hotel, bar and restaurant are unique, not just in their Art Deco style but also with wonderful views across the bustling airfield at Sywell Aerodrome. Formerly the original Pilots Clubhouse and Officers Mess during WW2. Photo report
Event Organiser: Victor Smith.
Lunch at Hook Norton Brewery cafe
Friday 9th June 2023

This popular annual informal lunch has been held for well over 20 years in Hook Norton on the Friday of the MGLive! weekend. Photo report
Event Organiser: Ian Quarrington.
V8 Marquee at the MG-Triumph 100 event at Silverstone
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2023

With the hot sunshine many members welcomed the opportunity to have tea or coffee and a slice of homemade cake sitting with fellow members in the V8 Marquee. Photo report

MGBGTV8 50th Anniversary Track Parade at Silverstone
Saturday 10th June 2023
at lunchtime
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the launch of the MGBGTV8 model in August 1973 there was a Parade of 50 MGBGTV8s, together with other MGV8 enthusiasts with MGV8 Conversions (including V8 Roadsters) and RV8s, on the track at Silverstone in June 2023. It was a rare opportunity to drive an MGV8 on the track at Silverstone at a modest speed behind the course car controlling the event.
Photo report
Event organiser Peter Ellis.
V8 AGM 2023 in the V8 Marquee
Sunday 11th June 2023
at 1.00pm
Our V8 Chairman, Tony Smith, cuts the V8 Anniversary Cake with Jean Ellis. Photos

MGV8s parked alongside the V8 Marquee. More

Members relaxing with refreshments in the V8 Marquee. More

Our V8 Secretary, Ian Quarrington, has produced the minutes of the meeting which are avaiable now. Minutes