It’s getting to that time of year again and the West Midlands group are organising the Holly Run. The event is open to anyone with an “interesting” vehicle. The run starts at 10:00 and ends at the pub for traditional Sunday lunch – note booking with the pub is advisable. See poster below and for […]
Our November magazine will carry an article about problems with the new Quick Release Steering Wheel on the M3W. We think it’s important to bring these problems to your attention so just click here to read the article. There’s an associated YouTube video which you’ll find when you click here. The club’s M3W 5 Speeder […]
Last weekend saw the third GNCR organised by Steve and Val Hughes, supported by Peter and Mary Pattinson, the weekend beginning with a get together meal on Friday night at the hotel, lots of food, drink and chat. Saturday started with a run to the stunning, and newly opened Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam […]
Wow what a fantastic weekend! Just got back from the Morgan Three Wheeler Club AGM weekend at Leamington Spa. What a lovely venue; great feeling of space, loads of parking with a lovely area in front of the hotel to display our three wheelers (spot the interloper!- there was another one later from the […]
This month’s cover features Charles Smith’s and Andrew Warren’s Morgans on the Swarkstone 2 run. You’ll find a full write-up inside the magazine. The Group Reports are back too after a month’s absence due to the AGM papers being printed last month. If you’re logged in, just click here to get started!
Just in time for the AGM Weekend in Leamington Spa. If you’re a club member and logged on to the website, just click here to download your own copy. Hurry on down to the AGM and fill your boot!
After Dinner Speaker is Announced. It’s just been confirmed that Jon Wells, Morgan’s Head of Design will be the after-dinner speaker at our AGM weekend. We are thrilled as Jon has a fascinating background in design, starting with motorcycle cafe racers and then onto Morgans, combining tradition with modern components. With this background he believes […]
In early August, five Morgan Three-wheelers joined about a hundred and eighty motorcycles for the Broseley Festival of Motorcycling. The run started with a steep climb up what was an early hill-climb course from the Coalport Bridge up the side of the Severn valley. The gradient and hairpin bends were a challenge for Bob’s Derricott’s trike but he […]
A note about Membership Subscriptions Since July 2019, the club has not been able to accept direct Credit Card payments for membership subscriptions and this may affect your membership renewal. If you’ve paid by credit card in the past, we would suggest that you pay by Standing Order, Bank Transfer or by cheque. But you can […]
Swarkestone 2 – Run for the Dales – Sunday August 25th The Swarkestone scenic run took in some beautiful areas of Derbyshire and the towns of Ashbourne, Buxton, Bakewell & Matlock. The weather was glorious and the roads…. and fords were interesting! Read all about it here
The 2019 MTWC AGM & RALLY WEEKEND – Final call to the Grid! 27th-29th September 2019 Leamington Spa The 2019 AGM will take place at the Woodland Grange Hotel, Leamington Spa at 10.30am, 29th September. https://www.woodlandgrange.com/ . Get there early, find a seat and watch some Morgan Videos from 10am! The 2019 MTWC AGM & […]
Special MTWC connection!! Ex Chairman Michael Joseph is exhibiting (sculptures) Like the best books, a Morgan run needs a good beginning, an interesting middle and a great ending. Our Sculpture Run to the Royal Horticultural Society gardens at Wisley on Sunday 8th September will be just that. The start is from Shere, the picturesque and […]
Thinking of buying a new M3W 5 Speeder? Read on! From the Morgan Motor Company “In 1909 the first Morgan 3 Wheeler entered production at Morgan’s Malvern Factory. 110 years later, we are continuing to celebrate our most unique, exhilarating and attention-grabbing vehicle with the launch of savings on new orders of the Morgan 3 […]
Thirteen NEW documents in the digital library courtesy of our librarian Pete Thompson. Fancy a new Hood? How about a Contact Breaker Cam? If you’re a club member and registered on the website, just login and click here for full details.
Thrill On The Hill 2019 Join the Morgan Motor Company for Morgan themed entertainment and celebration as we mark 110 years of the marque at Thrill On The Hill 2019. Following the success and feedback of the 2018 event, TOTH will be returning to Prescott Hill Climb in Gloucestershire where visitors will have the opportunity […]
For those who have heard the name but don’t have a clear idea of what it’s all about, Le Puy Notre Dame is a village about 20k South of Saumur and the river Loire. For the last 23 years, the village has organised a “Grand Prix Retro” event for pre-war cars, three-wheelers, sidecars and bikes. […]
Hamish Bibby had a great day at Cadwell Park on Saturday 27th July. He’d been invited to take part in Race 7 for Vintage and Pre-1961 Racing Cars”. A very impressive line-up including a couple of ERA engined cars. He took the lead on Lap 3 and finished half a minute ahead of Duncan Ricketts […]
27th July – John Chatwin spotted a V-Twin J.A.P. engine on eBay. If you’re interested – click here and start bidding.
For the past few years, it has become an annual event for Carole and Colin Duggan in their green 1933 Beetle Back JAP powered Super Sports and Len and Bill Critchlow in Len’s blue 1936 Barrel Back Matchless Super Sports, to take a two-week driving holiday to foreign climes. Starting with various tours around Ireland, […]
The 2019 MTWC AGM & RALLY WEEKEND – The 3rd call to the Grid! 27th-29th September 2019 Leamington Spa Well, the cars are now coming out of the pit lane and spilling onto the track for final practice and qualifying. Smith, Caroline, Lister and Seymour have set the early lap times in Qually 2. New […]
Many of our club members use the TalkMorgan Forum. The TalkMorgan forum is widely used for sharing help and advice for all generations of 3 and 4 wheeler Morgans together with more general discussion in sub forums such as the “Malvern Arms” – a virtual pub. There are about 6,000 registered users worldwide and most of […]
The F-Type Morgan. History, Restoration and Driving. By Nev Lear It’s taken a while, but Nev Lear’s comprehensive book about the F-Type Morgan has now been published and it’s ready for you to read. 59 pages packed full of information, photos and diagrams. The official launch will be held at the SW Group lunch time […]
Morgan 110 at Stoke Lacy – Saturday July 6th 2019 Stoke Lacy Heritage is celebrating their Morgan Heritage big time……. Read on Our Morgan110th@Stoke Lacy day has everything for Morgan enthusiasts and families alike. We have classic cars, a Morgan Owner’s photo-shoot at The Old Rectory (HFS Morgan’s childhood home), passenger rides in Morgan cars, […]
Well, the cover photo says it all. Sue Hayward’s design of the “High Maintenance Garden” for the Motor Neurone Disease Association was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show! The garden features Liz Elgar’s lovely Super Sports in a supposedly dilapidated state (that bit had to be faked!). You’ll […]
Another great weekend in the beautiful English Lake District. Syke Farm in Buttermere hosted the 52nd Camping Weekend. Read all about it and check out the photos. Just Click Here.
Not long to go before the South East Group Camping Weekend at Stiffkey 12th-14th July. Pre booking the camp site is essential as it’s a very popular site so if you want to go, please contact Jerry Rea asap. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ‘phone: 01531 890387.
Congratulations to Charles Miller of Kent for the craziest stunt of 2019 so far (there’s still time dudes). Photo shows Lofoten Links in Northern Norway with 5 speeder, Mr Toad, plus clubs (carried there from the UK). Only thing lacking is his score (looking at the photo of the course in his blog – see […]
Goggles & Gauntlets, Kingsteignton, Devon. 30th May to 3rd June 2019 It is hard to believe that we have just held the sixth of this extremely popular event. Moving around the country, with great hotels in superb settings and a relaxed social atmosphere is proving to be a winning formula. That we get the same […]
Around the Houses with Mike Ognenis June 2019 Australian club member Mike Ognenis has resurrected Clarrie Coombes’ J.A.P. engined Barrel Back Morgan and recently enjoyed a sporting weekend in Albany, Western Australia. Mike’s spent a lot of time fettling the car and “getting it out of mothballs” and his weekend of fun is the result. […]
If you’re registered on the website you can access your very own digital copy of the June 2019 Bulletin. This month we have news of the Opening Run. We continue the brilliant historical article by Jake Alderson on E.B.Ware and the goings on at JAPs. Andy Dickens takes us on his 5 Speeder journey through […]
Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs announce results of 2019 Cost of Ownership Survey • Number of historic vehicles on DVLA database has increased to 1,241,863. • 9.8m people in the UK are interested in historic vehicles. • Average distance covered by an historic vehicle is 2,214 miles per annum. • 21m people see historic […]
. This wonderful garden, designed by Sue Hayward and featuring Liz Elgar’s Super Sports Morgan Three Wheeler won a Gold Medal at the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show. The RHS Website writes “This is a loved space, created over many years of hard work, that is gradually being reclaimed by nature. The iconic, British, hand-built […]
Morgan Three Wheeler Club Curborough Sprint. The Club’s Flagship Sporting Event A super, friendly day’s motor sport at our annual sprint is planned at the Curborough Sprint Course (also known as “Cürburgring”). It is a round of the 2019 Challenge Series and the Sprint and Hillclimb Series. We’re hoping for a bumper entry of Morgan […]
Sunday 12th May was the day of the North West Group’s Opening Run. Beautiful weather, a good turnout and a bit of potholing. To read all about it – click here.
If you are registered as an historic vehicle (bike, car or van) the police have officially confirmed that you don’t need an MOT Certificate. Click here for the Police official letter and click here for the FBHVC comment
Holly Davies has accepted that Mabel, Andrew Morison’s 1934 Super Sports, is not an ideal baby carriage and so husband Scott has accepted a handover! See the update to the Classic Car Loan Scheme
Dave Anscombe, the West Midlands Group Organiser, hosted the club’s Opening Run at the Severn Valley Railway centre in Bridgnorth. It was a great success and over 75 Morgan three wheelers plus a selection of four wheelers came along, accompanied by their owners. We had two speeders, three speeders five speeders and even a two […]
Congratulations to Joe and Chloe Kirk (nee Pilbeam) on the birth of their first child Arthur who will, on reaching manhood, become instantly famous for being able to pull centrepins out of large stones and Morgan chassis where all had failed before. Chloe on being reminded that she hadn’t paid her subs made the lame […]
Club member Richard Hardy has had quite a few adventures in his 5 Speeder. He’s travelled in it to Norway, Spain, Portugal, France, the USA and now New Zealand. Together with 2 other UK 5 Speeders, Richard is travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand. New Zealand has some of the best driving roads in the […]
For many years, Nev Lear compiled and maintained his world famous Bulletin Index. Bert Varady, one of our members in the USA has kindly taken on the task. The index catalogues a vast number of Bulletin articles from 1962 through to the end of 2018; listed by category by model, by engine type, modifications, engineering […]