Upcoming BOC events
Take a look at our calendar to see what we’ve got planned for Bristol Owners’ Club members over the coming months.
Got questions? Please feel welcome to get in touch.
BRISTOL OWNERS CLUB EVENTS CALENDAR 2022
Please note: Not all events have fixed dates or locations as yet – watch this space for updates! The UK government is removing remaining domestic Coronavirus restrictions in England. However events may change or be cancelled at short notice if government guidance or legislation changes. Please check with the organisers or BOC Events Secretary Turplin Dixon on firstname.lastname@example.org before travelling to any event. Guidance is to get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms, and to stay at home if positive.
See also the latest BOC Newsletter for details of all events.
IMPORTANT: For details of all non-BOC events; please see the relevant event organisers websites for their most up to date information.
UPDATED 16th May 2022
19th May – Wings & Wheels event near Bidford-on-Avon. see: bidfordglidingandflyingclub
20-23rd May – Fougeres Rally, France. NOW FULLY BOOKED. Book early for 2023!. See: rallye-fougeres.org
28th May – “Bristol Gathering” A joint BOC & BODA get together – If you missed out on the recent gathering of Bristols at the Bletchingley Arms, near Redhill, Surrey, as reported in the latest Bulletin, fear not – it is being repeated later this month. It will be on a Saturday this time so the pub will be serving breakfasts. All are welcome. Please contact Ian Dixon Potter on email@example.com for more details. Meet from 9-11.30am.
4th June – Pangbourne College Classic Car Show near Reading. A popular show near Reading, usually with a few Bristols present. The theme this year will be ‘Platinum’ to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee. Tickets are £10 per car and members should book direct at community.pangbourne.com/
16th June – BOC Wessex area Coffee & Cake @ Kemble. A relaxed mid-week meet up for members, guests and Bristols at the excellent AV8 cafe at Cotswold Airport, Kemble, Cirencester, GL7 6BA. Plenty of hot and cold food options and lots to see on the airfield. No need to book – just turn up. 10.30am – 1pm. Hosts are Peter and Linda Campbell, telephone 07545218533.
18-19th June – Brooklands Double 12 Motorsport Festival. Club participation at this event sadly has been cancelled due to lack of entries from members.
25th June – BOC South East Region pub lunch, Henley in Sussex. Contact Rodney Watney on firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to come
23-26th June – Goodwood Festival of Speed. See: goodwood.com/motorsport/festival-of-speed
24-26th June – Yorkshire Motorsport Festival. Centred around the Wolfstone Hill Climb near Holmfirth. As well as the hill climb, there is a 25-acre event field with vehicle displays, music, food, and activities for kids. It is hoped we will have a club stand at this event, but please check with Turplin Dixon on email@example.com. Full details can be found at the event website at ymsf.net.
June/July TBC – BOC South East region Picnic
July TBC – BOC New Members’ Lunch, hopefully at Brooklands this year. Details will be circulated.
2nd July – Wallop Wings & Wheels. Classic aircraft & vehicles at the Army Flying Museum in Hampshire. Registration now closed.
8-11th July – Goodwood Festival of Speed
August TBC – Layer Marney Cup, Annual fuel efficiency competition, in beautiful Essex countryside.
7th August – Rushden Historical Transport Society Classic Car & Bike Show. The annual show of the Rushden Historical Transport Society in Northants. BOC members should book direct at rhts.co.uk and then just let Mike Wilcox know firstname.lastname@example.org / 07931 507877 so he can book a suitable display area.
13th August – BOC Bristol & Jensen gathering at the Ace Cafe, North London. This is your opportunity to have a massive fried breakfast for lunch on London’s North Circular Road. Rightly a popular day out. Meet from 11am.
21st August – BOC Bristol Day and Concours d’Elegance. We will at last be holding a proper concours event again this year at Bowcliffe Hall, near Leeds. Details will be in May’s Newsletter.
26-28th August – BOC display at the Silverstone Classic. The Classic is a little later than usual this year but the club will have a presence as usual. Discounted tickets can be purchased via the booking site at www.silverstone.co.uk/events/
29-30th August TBC – BOC SE area Summer Film night & BBQ. Full details will be in July Newsletter, or contact Rodney Watney on email@example.com in the meantime if you want to come along.
September TBC – Henley Concours.
September TBC – BOC Mid Country region Lunch
September POSTPONED owing to travel restrictions – BOC Silk Road Tour
1st-30th September – BOC Tour to Turkey. In September 2022 a four-week trip between UK and Turkey is planned. 11 members are signed up and a few places remain. Any members interested please contact Geoffrey Herdman on firstname.lastname@example.org.
9th-23rd September – BOC European Lakes Tour. The plan is to start near Lausanne on Lake Geneva and spend a fortnight touring the Alpine Lakes, through Italy, ending at Zell am See in Austria. Members will make their own arrangements to get to and from the start and end points. If you are interested please contact Liz on email@example.com ASAP.
11th September – Great North Classic Car Show. See: greatnorthclassiccarshow.com for details
16-18th September – Goodwood Revival. See: goodwood.com/motorsport/goodwood-revival
24th September – Castle Combe Autumn Classic. A week earlier than usual (so hopefully also dryer than usual), this year the exciting Wiltshire race meeting will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the first ever appearance of a competitive Porsche on British soil. Usually a good turn out of Bristols, more details to follow.
September TBC – BOC Mid-Country region lunch
October TBC – BOC Wessex region Weekend Wander. Destination and venue are still TBC, look for details in the July Newsletter
October TBC – BOC Albert Memorial gathering
October TBC – BOC South East region Sunday lunch at the Chelsea Arts Club, London
11-13th November – BOC stand at the NEC Classic Car Show. See: necclassicmotorshow.com/
3rd or 10th December TBC – BOC Chairman’s Dinner: RAC Club, Pall Mall, London.
See also the latest BOC Newsletter for details of all events.