MTWC AGM and Rally Weekend

When:
September 27, 2019 – September 29, 2019 all-day
2019-09-27T00:00:00+01:00
2019-09-30T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Woodland Grange
Old Milverton Ln
Leamington Spa CV32 6RN
UK

The 2019 MTWC AGM & RALLY WEEKEND – The 3rd call to the Grid!

27th-29th September 2019

MTWC AGM and Rally WeekendWell, 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 entrants for this exciting 2019 event at Spa (Leamington Spa!) are now joining them.  Leary and Ashton are flying in from California.  Gapper from Fareham.  Dykes from Sweden.  And from Warrington? Oh Yes! Guess!  And who’s coming from Leyland in Lancs?  That’s right, Hughes is coming from Lancs… 

As always, there’ll be some great partying later, but for now the teams are fettling their cars ready for the Rally and the Team Principals are sorting out Team Orders.

And, yes, YOU can join them, an Order Form for the 2019 MTWC Rally and AGM is downloadable from the website. Just click here

The Rally organisers are looking forward to a large entry of “teams and cars” at the Spa Leamington.  This new venue for the AGM and Rally hasn’t put people off, with entrants signing up from as far afield as Edinburgh, Portsmouth, Rolvenden, Gloucester and – wait for it – Skeggy! 

And bringing with them an interesting collection of Morgans! 

It’s going to be a great event, and to paraphrase the great Murray Walker: “Anything can happen at an MTWC Rally, and it usually does!” 

If you listen carefully, you might just catch the strains of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘the Chain’.  The volume is rising …

Listen to the Mogs go!  Hear the revs rise
Racing in the shadows, just believe your eyes, believe your eyes
And if, you oil me now
I’ll always take the strain
And if, you oil me no
You will never break the chain (Never break the chain)
You will never break the chain (Never break the chain)
Dummm, Der Der Dum Der Der Dum Dum Dum Dummm…
Dummm, Der Der Dum Der Der Dum Dum Dum Dummm…

(Not sure what this is?  Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z-dJ35fOiM)

If you haven’t booked in yet – DO IT NOW – please send your Booking Form for the Rally and AGM, along with your cheque for the Dinner (£32pp).  No need to pay for accommodation until you check out. 

Friday evening:  Informal + silent pub quiz

Saturday Morning:  The Spares Fair.  Stallholders/sellers please contact Gary Caroline (garyjtor@talktalk.net ).  Scenic runs. 

Saturday Afternoon:  Display of Morgan 3Ws and the Concours judging; Wine Tasting; Apiculture; Visit the Pump Rooms in Leamington Spa.

Saturday Evening:  Three course Rally Dinner, French café style jazz, Concours awards, chatting with friends and – the mystery after speaker…

Sunday morning:  The AGM and the Award of Prizes (part 2).

For details about Woodland Grange go to: https://www.woodlandgrange.com/

Bookings:  Details of Costs are on the Booking Form downloadable from the website and enclosed with the Bulletin.  There’s no need to pay for accommodation until you check out, so don’t delay!  But please send a cheque for the Dinner (£32pp) and your menu choices now.

Volunteers:  It would be most helpful if some Members would be prepared to help with specific aspects of the weekend – in the planning and/or on the ground over the weekend.  We need some folk prepared to do a stint at the Rally welcome desk on Friday afternoon/Saturday morning, and to marshal the trikes to the display area etc. 

AGM 2019 2Further details about Woodland Grange can be found on this web link: https://www.woodlandgrange.com/

There’s ample parking (for trikes, tin tops and trailers), plenty of space to hold the Rally and Concours.  And there’s a fitness centre, a Jacuzzi, all the usual facilities – including superfast Wi-Fi for the racers…

I look forward to seeing as many of you as can make it to Royal Leamington Spa over the weekend of 27th-29th September!

 

Paul Jowitt

Phone 0131 225 7583 or email p.w.jowitt@hw.ac.uk

 

Further information on the Venue…

1888  Woodland Grange was built for Major Richard Warner Brooks on his retirement from the army.  It included 12 rooms, servants hall and kitchens. 

1920  Major Brooks moved to Torquay to live on a caravan park.

1935  The swimming pool was built.  But there is no longer a swimming pool.  Just a Jacuzzi…

1960  The Salvation Army bought the property for £15,000 as a “Probationary Home for Problem Girls” to accommodate 4 staff and 25 wayward girls…

1968  Purchased by Coventry and District Engineering Employers Association now the EEF – Engineering Employers Federation – and opened in 1969 as a conference centre by Lord Stokes of British Leyland.

2019  Venue for the 2019 MTWC AGM and Rally Weekend!  Be there!

Booking: You can download a booking form if you click here. Print it, fill it in and post it.