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2019

Here are the listings for 2019 that we have received so far! Please feel free to send us your event by filling in the form above. More details about each event can be found in the latest issue of Classic American, which is on sale on the third Thursday of each month.

MAY 12

AACUK Spring Nationals: New venue. Birch Coppice Sports and Social Club, Dordon, Tamworth, B78 1SY. Please note although camping will be available on the Friday and Saturday at all events the show day is actually on the Sunday. For more info. see: www.american-auto-club.co.uk

MAY 12

Sweet 16 No Prep Real Streetcar/Pro Streetcar Shootout Lancaster Raceway, East Kirkby, Boston, Lincs 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

MAY 12

Cadillacs and Copters Event: The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 8PP 10am – 2pm, helicopter flights 2pm onwards www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk / helimuseum@btconnect.com View a large display of American Cars and Trucks alongside the world’s largest helicopter collection. Climb aboard a Vietnam Huey and have the controls explained to you by an experienced guide. Actual helicopter flights available during the afternoon.

MAY 18

Whitby Abbey American Car Show: American Cars R Us (North East) with the kind support of English Heritage and St Mary’s Church, Whitby is hosting this event, right next to Whitby Abbey. With panoramic views over Whitby Harbour and a short walk down the famous Whitby steps into the town this is a fantastic location for a car show. 10am-4pm. Prices: £2 per vehicle charity donation. Event Address: You MUST PRE-REGISTER for this event as space is limited to 100-120 cars. Send your name, car details and contact details (email or mobile) to james@americancarsrus.co.uk **THIS IS STRICTLY A YANKS ONLY EVENT** Event phone: 07500 977667, Event email: James@americancarsrus.co.uk

May 25-27

Enfield Pageant of Motoring: Classic and custom cars, commercial vehicles, historic caravans and motorcycles will be on show. There are daring freestyle motorcycle displays by Jamie Squibb, arena parades showcasing a great variety of vehicles, six live bands with dancing, plus DJ, a Vintage Village and traditional fairground. There will be 300+ stalls and large autojumble, with a wide choice of catering. Around 15,000 visitors are expected. Free on-site parking. Admission £10 (cash only) with accompanied children aged 12 and under, free. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of The Whitewebbs Museum of Transport. Time: 9am-6pm. Location: St George’s Playing Fields, A10, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 3PL.  email:  whitewebbsmuseum@aol.com or call: 0208 367 1898

MAY 26

Chryslers at Brooklands: Brooklands Motor Museum. Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QN. Hosted by The Mopar Muscle Association UK, open to all classic American cars, hot rods and customs, 10am-4pm. Family day out with lots to see. Museum prices apply, gates open at 10am. Call Derek on 0208 765 1381 or 07724 752512.

JUNE 1-2

American Speedfest: Brands Hatch, Kent. The biggest celebration of American-fuelled motoring, music and racing this side of the Atlantic! Euro NASCAR racing, classic American racing, 1000+ display vehicles, hot rod and custom display. LIve music, great food, family entertainment. For more info see www.speedfest.co.uk – 0843 453 9000

JUNE 1-2

VANDITOS VANJAM 1: Due to resurgence of the classic van scene Vanditos has been formed for all American classic van owners and lovers alike. All 60s, 70s and Rad 80s vans welcome. Anyone with an interest in classic vehicles, vans and the scene welcome. First get-together in the UK, a classic meet specifically for vans. Open 9am Saturday till 5pm Sunday. £10 weekend, £5 day trippers. Fir Tree Campsite Rally Field, Warmington, Banbury, OX17 1JL. For more info, see: www.vanditos.co.uk, tel. 07909977425 or email: cnutley@me.com

JUNE 9

Bristol All American Car Show: Yate Town Football Club, Lodge Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7LE. All American vehicles welcome, regardless of age. Hot rods and customs. 10am to 4pm. Food/bar/trade stands. Pre-entry £5 per car (two adults in vehicle), additional adults in vehicle charged at public admission cost of £5 per adult, accompanied children under 16 free. Gates open at 9am for show vehicle entry. Trophies presented by Pre50AAC. For pre-entry and enquiries, contact David Radcliffe-Watts on 07798818533 or david@pre50aac.com. See www.pre50aac.com for details.

JUNE 14-16

AACI Summer Show: Billing Aquadrome, Northampton NN3 9DA. Trade enquiries contact Soo: 07931 402 078. To book accommodation call: 01524 781453. For more info, see: www.aac-int.com

JUNE 16

Hot Rod & Custom Drive-In Day: Beaulieu, Hants SO42 7ZN. www.beaulieu.co.uk, 01590 614614. Beaulieu will be celebrating Father’s Day with a packed display of over 500 hot rods and customised cars and bikes in the grounds of the National Motor Museum, set against live music, dancing and a Vintage Village. Held in association with club Solent Renegades, the show will feature a wide variety of machines, with prizes for best custom, American, hot rod, bike/scooter and Best in Show. Show ambassador Andy Saunders will be arriving in his 1937 Cord Tetanus to present his own award. Take to the dance floor with Jitterbug Jive, shop for vintage collectables and clothes in the Bows & Braces two-day Vintage Village across the weekend. Come dressed in vintage clothing for a chance to win a prize. Entertainment includes music by Bad Detectives, Spitfire Sisters and the roaming Mariachi el Mexicano band. Participant tickets cost £12 adult and £6 child, or £9 an adult and £4.50 a child if bought in advance online before 5pm on June 13. Tickets also include admission to all of the Beaulieu attractions. All other event-goers can purchase standard Beaulieu admission tickets. Free participant camping can be booked in advance. For the full details see www.beaulieu.co.uk/events or call 01590 614614.

JUNE 21-23

46th National Street Van Association ‘Truck-in’: Sunday show ‘n’ shine, raffles, live bands, licensed bar, food vendors. Westcott Sports & Social Club, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire HP18 0PD.

JUNE 23

The Church House Pub, Buxton Road, Congleton. Music, trophies, stalls, play area for kids, burgers and hot dogs. All welcome, cars, vans, trucks, bikes etc. Tel.  Lou 0790 1923 868 or 01260 272 466

JUNE 29-30

No Prep Nationals #4 North: Leeds East Airport, Church Fenton, Leeds 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

JUNE 30

Swansea American Auto Club 2nd annual indoor car show: Swansea Bus & Transport Heritage Museum, Viking Way, Swansea Enterprise Park, SA1 7DA, only two miles from J45 of the M4. DJ, trade and food stalls. Free entry for exhibitors. Contact Gary on 07976 784143 or email crazygary65@aol.com

JUNE 30

The Bleeding Wolf, Newcastle Road, Scholar Green. Popular show, trophies, stalls, music, play area etc. All food discounted for entrants. Tel. Lou 0790 1923 868

JULY 4-6

Power Meet 2019: Lidköping, Sweden. The dates are set for the world’s biggest car show – Power Big Meet # 42 in Lidköping, July 4-6 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday). Show info: +46 40 47 29 39 or www.bigmeet.com, email bibi@bigmeet.com Tourist info: +46 510 200 20 or info@lackokinnekulle.se (Tourist Bureau in Lidköping)

JULY 4- 8

Ritchie Gee’s Legendary Wildest Cats in Town 1950s summer rock ‘n’ roll weekend and free classic car cruise: Pontins seaside village, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 7PF, with more than 32 top bands from the US, Europe and UK and the hottest DJs around. Beach party, 1950s jumble sale, talent show, outside stage, Fantastic 1950s ballroom, heated indoor pool, trade stands plus more. Price includes three-course dinner and breakfast every day, all-in price from £165, under-16s half-price. And our FREE classic car, bike, trike cruise is on Sunday, July 7, we leave at midday from Pontins with an awesome cruise into Lowestoft town with the Lord Mayor to a live rock ‘n’ roll band at the Royal Green Lowestoft opposite the beach. If you have a classic car or bike any year you are welcome on the cruise, if you can’t make the weekend you can still come down and enjoy the free classic car cruise, for more info on this fantastic weekend call Ritchie 07976 96 40 86 or Sam on 07376 33 45 78 or check out the website at www.tennesseeclub.net

JULY 5-7

Cofton’s American Car Show Weekend: Rev up your engines, the biggest and best American & Classic Car Show is back for a sixth lap of the track in 2019! This is a full weekend event with a marquee offering entertainment each evening. Saturday is The Cofton Cruise, which has become an iconic part of the Car Show Weekend experience – a rare chance to see a roaring cavalcade of the finest throwback motors riding together! Sunday is the main event, we’re hoping for almost 200 of the finest American cars from the past, present and future to be on display on the show field! You can vote for your favourite in the People’s Choice award. The carnival atmosphere continues with family entertainment in the marquee, bouncy castles, tasty food and lots of fun activities! Refuel with a pint of the finest guest local ales and ciders, and stick around for another evening of live music and entertainment! Free for guests with Cofton accommodation booking, weekend pass price TBC. Address: Cofton Holidays, Starcross, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8RP   www.coftonholidays.co.uk/events/coftons-american-car-show  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1664924820272306/  Telephone: 01626 890111, email: info@coftonholidays.co.uk

JULY 6-7

Stars & Stripes Classic American Car Show: Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN. A US extravaganza featuring fabulous American dream machines of every shape and size. Classic Cadillacs to customised hot rods…. Pumped-up pick-ups to magnificent motorcycles (Harleys, Goldwings etc). Other attractions include ex-US army and military vehicles and American motorhomes plus display facilities available. Please contact 01507 529430 for general enquiries and 01507 529435 for trade. Huge variety of general and trade stalls… live bands and artists, children’s rides area, food and drink refreshments. Public admission payable on the day of arrival.

JULY 7

AACUK Summer Nationals: Hatton Country World, Hatton, near Warwick, CV35 8XA. Please note although camping will be available on the Friday and Saturday at all events the show day is actually on the Sunday. For more info. see: www.american-auto-club.co.uk

JULY 13-14

West Coast No Prep Nationals #5: Llandbedr Drag Strip, Gwynedd, Northwest Wales 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

JULY 14

Naunton Classic & Vintage Transport Show & Village Fete: 12-4pm, Naunton Recreation Ground (sat nav post code: GL54 3AS) Awards for Best Pre-1940, Pre-1970, Pre-2000 cars. Best pre- and post-war motorbikes, ‘The car I most want to take home’ and ‘Vehicle of the day’. To register your vehicle contact: NauntonClassics2019@outlook.comwww.nauntonclassicandvintagetransportshowandfete.co.uk £5 entry per vehicle in advance includes: driver and first passenger plus a cup of tea/coffee, bacon sandwich for the driver; additional bacon roll, tea/coffee £2.50. Additional passengers £1 entry each, programme children’s games, tombola, bar-b-que, bar, cream teas, stalls, raffle, £1 entry and parking for non-entrants. Under-16s free. All proceeds towards Naunton Village Charity Fund.

JULY 14

Rally of the Giants: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon, OX20 1PP. The ROG sees the largest get-together of many older American cars including pre- and post-war and vintage plus those from the 50s through to the present day. The club has no restriction on the age of your vehicle so bring it along no matter how young or old. Trophies across many classes of vehicle. Gates open 9am with food/bar/trade stands. See ww.pre50aac.com for more information. To pre-enter: www.pre50aac.com or contact David Radcliffe-Watts on 07798 818533 or david@pre50aac.com

JULY 19-21

Devon Cruisers Wheels Weekender: camping, three nights’ live music, cruise, show ‘n’ shine, trophies. Venue: Riverside Caravan and Camping Park, South Molton, Devon EX36 3HQ. Telephone Devon Cruisers on 07856 557982 or see us on Facebook.

JULY 21

Kent’s All Ford Show: Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX junction 6 off M20. 10am-4pm Exhibitors, please contact 01732 840787 for further details www.kentsallfordshow.co.uk kentsallfordshow@hotmail.co.uk

JULY 21

Kent’s Car Enthusiasts’ Show: Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX junction 6 off M20. 10am-4pm. Exhibitors, please contact 01732 840787 for further details. www.kentscarenthusiastsshow.co.uk  kceshow@hotmail.com

JULY 21

Damn Yankees 33rd Annual Summer Slam Car Show: North Weald Airfield, Merlin Way, Essex, CM16 6AR( A414 between Harlow Chipping Ongar, M11 Junction 7). American cars, hot rods, customs and Harleys. Trophies, arena events, show ‘n’shine, bar, live band, trade stands, food and drink refreshments, children’s rides. Entrance fees, Yanks, rods, customs and Harleys, £5 per adult, general public £10 per adult, all accompanied children under 14 FREE. For more info www. damnyankees.uk.com, Tel Gary Hall 07740 827288.

JULY 26-27

Sweet 16 No Prep Cash Days: Silverstone Drag Strip, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northants 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

JULY 27

Sweet 16 Small Tyre No Prep Streetcar Shootout: North Elvington Drag Strip, York 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

JULY 27-28

ATOMIC Festival: Sywell Aerodrome, NN6 0BN. Two action-packed days of 1950s music, dancing, cars and action at historic Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton. With a top-quality international band and DJ line-up, pre-66 classic and custom car show, traditional flag-start drag racing, classic car rides, the ‘ATOMIC Cavalcade of Chrome’, wall of death, large covered dance floors, huge vintage and retro market, flea market, vintage cinema, late-nite ‘Danger Shows’, burlesque, rock’n’roller rink, fairground rides, dance classes, crazy golf and lots more… including an old-style soapbox derby! ATOMIC is a unique date in the calendar – a weekend of fun for all ages. Call the hotline now on 01424 602133 to grab your cheap Early Bird tickets and camping, or book online at www.AtomicFestival.co.uk

JULY 28

26th Bridlington American Rod & Custom Show & Sewerby Gala: Held at Sewerby Cricket Club, Sewerby, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 1EW. Hosted by Yorkshire American Car Club (YANCS) est 1982. Camping from Friday noon. Lazy day Saturday walk into Bridlington, take the land train that runs from 10.00 till 1700 hrs or take a cruise out to sea on the Yorkshire Belle. Saturday at 5 o’clock we will be having our cruise through the town to south shore and back. Saturday night it’s party time in the marquee (no bar so bring your own) SUNDAY SHOW DAY ONLY. Gate opens for exhibitors 0900 and public at 10.00 For more info please email yancs1@yahoo.co.uk or give us a bell on 01709 5422555 or mob 07787915081. Or find the events on Facebook.

AUGUST 2-4

The 45th Annual Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza: South Cerney Airfield, Northmoor Lane, Cirencester, Glos GL7 5QD. Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club (SVTEC) annual show this year features nearly 1000 classic cars from pre- and post-war, including more than 70 classic American cars, 30 visiting car clubs. The show opens daily 10am-5pm. Ticket prices: Fri: Adult £7, junior £4. Sat or Sun: Adult: £10, junior £5 Weekender (Fri-Sun) Adult: £15, junior: £8 Family Weekender ticket (2 x adults, 2 x junior) for all three days: £35. Children under five years old go free. For further information or to purchase advance tickets please visit:
www.glosvintageextravaganza.co.uk Event phone: 01453 89089, Event email:
rebecca@eventspr.co.uk

AUGUST 2-4

26th Mopar Euro Nationals: Santa Pod Raceway, Northants. The 26th Muscle Car bash will be popular as always, this year celebrating everything 1969 as we look back on the 50th anniversary of those ground-pounding performance cars of the time. On track will be the awesome Pro Mod cars backed up by Nostalgia Super Stock, Gasser Circus and the highly enjoyable Wheels-up competition with plenty of strip time for RWYB over three days. Friday and Saturday nights will see live bands, no cruise this year, however a firm favourite, the Burn Out Contest, will be played out Sunday lunchtime with the car corral hosting a huge show ‘n’ shine, so dust off those flares and tie-dye shirts, go hippy for the weekend and do not miss this petrolhead extravaganza! All American cars welcome. For more info, see: www.santapod.co.uk/mopar

AUGUST 3
The Rockabilly Rev-Up: 2pm- 11.45pm. The Rye Rugby Club, New Road, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7LS. Live entertainment from: LP & The Dirty White Bucks, The Hot House Four, Wesley Karr & The Automobiles. Plus top DJs Jumpin’ Jim, Gypsy John, Scotty Dog, Tone Deaf. Outside undercover dance floor. Custom & hot rod car show – V8 Rev UP! Vintage clothes stalls. Licensed bar/food on site all day at the club prices. Camping on site – tents £5/caravans £10. Contact Jeremy 07803 817272. £15 on the gate/£10 after 8pm. Contact: 07999806635. gypsyjohnnewson@yahoo.co.uk. fb gypsyjohn.

AUGUST 4

AACUK The No Name Show: Stoke Prior Sports And Social Club, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, B60 4Al. Please note although camping will be available on the Friday and Saturday at all events the show day is actually on the Sunday. For more info. see: www.american-auto-club.co.uk

AUGUST 12

Cromer Carnival American & Custom Car Show: Carnival Field, Runton Road, Cromer. From 10am onwards, free entry. Tel 01263 570223 for details.

AUGUST 23-25

Knuckle Busters at the Barns: August Bank Holiday Weekend, Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal, nr
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6AT. Hot rods, classics, American cars, bikes show ‘n’ shine, live bands, DJs, dancers bar, food, camping and more. www.stonhambarns.co.uk events@stonhambarns.co.uk
Tel: 01449 711111.

SEPTEMBER 6-8

AACI Autumn Show: Billing Aquadrome, Northampton NN3 9DA. Trade enquiries contact Soo: 07931 402 078. To book accommodation call: 01524 781453. For more info, see: www.aac-int.com

SEPTEMBER 6-8

Huddersfield Hot Rod & Custom Car Show – Flat Caps & Ferrets 2019: 148 Wakefield Rd, Lepton, Huddersfield HD8 0LX. Exhibitors call Russ 07768 071916. Trade Call Les 07885 456968. FB. Huddersfield Hot Rod & Custom Car Show

SEPTEMBER 7

Sweet 16 No Prep Real Streetcar/Pro Streetcar Shootout: Lancaster Raceway, East Kirkby, Boston, Lincs 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

SEPTEMBER 8

Kent’s Classic Car Show: Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX junction 6 off M20 10am-4pm. Exhibitors, please contact 01732 840787 for further details. www.kentsclassiccarshow.co.uk kentsclassiccarshow@hotmail.com

SEPTEMBER 14-15

The Isle of Wight International Charity Classic Car Extravaganza: Saturday: Newport Quay, Sunday: Ryde Esplanade. To register to display a car call: 0208 439 7871.

SEPTEMBER 15

Cadillacs and Copters Event: The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 8PP 10am-2pm, helicopter flights 2pm onwards www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk / helimuseum@btconnect.com View a large display of American cars and trucks alongside the world’s largest helicopter collection. Climb aboard a Vietnam Huey and have the controls explained to you by an experienced guide. Actual helicopter flights available during the afternoon.

SEPTEMBER 15

AACUK Autumn Nationals: Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, B78 3SA. Please note although camping will be available on the Friday and Saturday at all events, the show day is actually on the Sunday. For more info see: www.american-auto-club.co.uk

SEPTEMBER 21-22

No Prep Cash Days North v South Team Race: Sywell Drag Strip, Sywell Airfield, Northants 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

SEPTEMBER 28-29

Sweet 16 Big Tyre No Prep Streetcar Shootout: North Kirkbride Drag Strip, Wigton, Cumbria 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

SEPTEMBER 29

American Car Show: Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal, nr Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6AT. Showring
parade, trophy prizes, pre 50’s-80’s types welcome. Live music, bar, food, traders and autojumble www.stonhambarns.co.uk events@stonhambarns.co.uk Tel: 01499 711111

SEPTEMBER 29

The P-15 Picnic: Abbey Pumping Station Industrial Museum, Corporation Rd, Leicester, LE4 5PX. The UK’s only meet for 1946-1948 Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto and Chrysler Cars. Preserved and restored cars, rods, customs and works-in-progress all welcome.‘Guest classics’ are also welcome. Cruise to Leicester from local hotel departs 10am. Call Dean on 07802 355025 or email:
Robin@RockTheJoint.com for info.

SEPTEMBER 29

YANCS end of season bash: held at Fort Paull, Battery Road, Paull, near Hull, East Yorkshire,
HU12 8FP. Hosted by Yorkshire American Car Club (YANCS) est 1982. Camping from Friday noon till Monday noon. Duke of York’s bar will be open Fri/Sat night with drink and food at very good prices. Lazy day Saturday some go into Hull or take a run to the coast. Saturday night is party night in the Duke of York’s bar with optional fancy dress and late bar, good prices. SUNDAY SHOW DAY ONLY, Gate opens for exhibitors at 9am and 10am for the public. SORRY NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED IN THE FORT, ONLY ON THE CAMPSITE OUTSIDE. Please no loud generators on the campsite. For more info email yancs1@yahoo.co.uk or give us a bell on 01709 542555 Mob 07787915081.

OCTOBER 5

Sweet 16 No Prep Real Streetcar/Pro Streetcar Shootout: Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe Airfield,
Devon 07831 650230, Facebook.com/No Prep Drag Racing

NOVEMBER 8-10

Classic Motor Show: NEC, Birmingham. The biggest and best classic car show in the UK. Joining together classic car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond, the 2019 classic car show will grace the halls of Birmingham’s NEC once again. Covering over one million square feet – that’s about 18 football pitches – more than 3000 iconic classic and vintage cars plus motorbikes were showcased last year. The Classic Motor Show bought together the UK’s leading classic car dealers who offered a wealth of marques to suit all needs and pockets. A diverse mix of rare and loved motors spanning more than 100 years were shared with us by the dedicated members of 300 clubs, making this year’s show the WORLD’s largest gathering of classic vehicle clubs. Celebrating ‘the best of the best’ from the UK classic car club scene, last year’s grand final of the Meguiar’s Club Showcase was not to be missed, with a 1964 Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle winning the trophy! The UK’s biggest indoor Autojumble was a haven of car parts and spares for anyone working on their vehicle, as well as 500 specialist automotive exhibitors and traders offering a mix of products and services. Those that joined were immersed in stunning classics, fantastic features, one of the most high-profile classic car auctions with Silverstone Auctions, all in the presence of motoring  celebrities including The Wheeler Dealers and many more. It was a truly magnificent season finale of the motoring calendar which welcomed 71,000 passionate motoring enthusiasts!

NOVEMBER 14-18

Rhythm Riot!: Camber Sands, Sussex TN31 7RL. Four fun-filled days and nights of 1950s music, dancing and vintage lifestyle. The world’s best bands and DJs play in three venues, with non-stop music and dancing until the early hours, plus a spectacular classic car cruise, vintage clothing mall, burlesque shows, vintage style hair and beauty parlour, rockin’ barber, pinstriper, indoor flea market, Rhythm Riot TV and lots more… including a free 1956 shuttle bus service. Full details and online booking at www.rhythmriot.com or call 020 8566 5226 for information, bookings and flyers.

NOVEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 2

Ritchie Gee’s Legendary Wildest Cats in Town 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll Xmas Party Weekend: Pontins seaside village, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 7PF, 25 top bands and six hot DJs, classic cars, cosy warm apartments, free electric, bed linen, towels, three-course evening dinner and full English breakfast all-inclusive every day. All-in price from £159 pp, under 16s half price. From the US the fantastic Travis Le Doyt with his ELVIS 1956 show, + Art Adams, Tim Gibson, + Rockabilly Rebel, the original Matchbox band from 1979, Roy Orbison special with Danny Reno, Jive Romeros, Gene Vincent & Eddie Cochran show with Darrel Higham & Graham Fenton, Phil Haley & his Comments, The Chord Royals, Lucas & the Dynamos, from France The Spunyboys, Lennebrothers band, The Kingcats, Johnnie Fox & The Hunters, the Bobcats, Shane & The Korrados, plus many more bands. Our famous talent show, plus free jivin’ lessons, Mad Ralph’s 1950s jumble sale, 45s, 78s records, vintage clothes, shoes, hairdresser and more trade stands, for bookings phone Ritchie 07976 96 40 86 or Sam on 07376 33 45 78 visit the website www.tennesseeclub.net

CRUISES

BEDFORDSHIRE – Breakfast Club, Shuttleworth Restaurant, The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP. From 10.30am onwards.

BIRMINGHAM – AAC-UK (American Auto Club UK). Two meetings a month in Birmingham, new members are very welcome.North Birmingham, Second Wednesday of the month from 8pm. The Towers Inn, B42 1EY. Large car park and beer garden, A34 Walsall Road, junction 7, M6. Contact Andy 0121 358 0186 (daytime). South Birmingham, last Wednesday of the month from 8.00pm. The Wharf Inn, B94 6QT, large car park and beer garden, A3400 Hockley Heath, junction 4, M42. Contact Chris 0121 608 2779.

DEVON – Devon Cruisers Custom, Classic and American meet at 2pm on the third Sunday of the month from April to September at various locations. Please see us on Facebook for further details or phone: 07856 557982.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE – COFFEE & CLASSICS. The Classic Motor Hub, Old Walls, Abington, Bibury, GL75NX. Email: Info@classicmotorhub.com or phone: 01242 384092.

HERTFORDSHIRE – THE THREE HORSESHOES! Hooks Cross, Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire SG14 3RY. Third Wednesday of the month, from 7.30pm onwards.

KILBEGGAN, IRELAND – Midland American Auto Club, Ireland. The club meets every
Thursday evening from 7.30pm in Kilbeggan all year round. More information/contact: 
www.MAAC-Ireland.com  or info@MAAC-Ireland.com and Facebook. or Joe on 00 353 87 238 8400

LINCOLNSHIRE – A.A.C.U.K. Monthly meet in South Lincolnshire. Third Wednesday of every month, from 6.30pm. Venue: The Ship Inn, Northgate, Pinchbeck, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 3SE. All American and American-derived vehicles and enthusiasts welcome. Good reasonably priced food and drinks available.

LONDON – DETONATORS CAR CLUB. Breakfast Meet. Last Sunday of the month from 8.30 till 11am. Oxleas Wood Cafe, Crown Woods Lane, Shooters Hill, London, SE18 3JA.  (Langley Gifford 07913 348950) detonatorscc.co.uk

LONDON – ALL AMERICAN CRUISE MEETS. Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London NW10 7UD. See more: www.acecafe.com Each meet is 4pm-8pm on Saturdays.   

MANCHESTER – NORTHERN CAR CRUISERS. Meet at The Moss Vale, Lostock Rd, Urmston, Manchester, M41 0TA. Every first Monday of the month from 7pm. All American vehicles, British, and European classic cars and bikes welcome. Contact Les Golden on the Northern Car Cruisers Facebook page for more info.

MANCHESTER – A.A.C.N.W. Meet first Sunday of every month at the Veterans Garage, Barton Aerodrome, Liverpool Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 7SA. Junction 11 off the M60 from 9.30am. Contact Val or Bert Kendall 0161 865 7684.

SOUTHAM, WARWICKSHIRE – The Butty Run. This is a breakfast meet that takes place on the first Sunday of each month, from 9am until noon at the Long Itchington Diner, Southam Road, Long
Itchington, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 9QZ. Website: www.butty-run.com and Facebook:www.facebook.com/ButtyRun/. We run all year round and very occasionally switch weekends, either if the diner isn’t open or to avoid clashing with big hot rod shows. Anything and everything is pretty much welcome, although the main focus is on hot rods and American cars.

WILTSHIRE – The Milk Churn, Commerce Way, Melksham, SN12 6AD. All American vehicles welcome, the second Sunday of the month, 12pm to 3pm. For details, evening only, call Simon 07809 396822 or John 07980434503.

WORCESTER –  A.A.C.U.K. Third Wednesday every month from 8pm at the Timberdine WR5 3HP. On the A38 just on the city limits. Huge car park, Harvester Restaurant. Everyone welcome. Contact Mel on 01905 351955.