April Monthly Newsletter 2021

East Anglia
11 April 2021

Hi All

It’s a long one this month!!

I would like to thank Peter for his most entertaining, (and most attended zoom meeting to date! Over 20 attendees.) talk on his Alfa history that started with his father and through the restoration of his 1750GTV and the trips and places it has been including some stunning photography of its tours of Scotland and all the way to Portugal .Not to mention some of the wildlife seen along the way and fly fishing on Scottish lochs and rivers. I have attached a photo of section members joining the meeting.

As a completely random and nigh on impossible motorsport based Mastermind question, the mug front left, has an image on it. Name the location, the car, the driver and the year. Bonus point for the artist. Yes I realise you cant see, the car, the driver… but if you have the mug! Or a singing butler… that’s a clue!

Wednesday 28th April 7.30pm Zoom TalkPhil Gotts ‘Following the Durrells, by car’ (https://www.durrell.org/wildlife/the-durrells/) Phil has again kindly offered to do a talk again for us, this time on his drive to Corfu from Suffolk, via the scenic route! For those that don’t know, Phil often drives long distance across Europe for family summer holidays. I do hope you can join us. Via zoom link below, full zoom meeting details at the bottom of the email.


Upcoming Events NEW DETAILS!

Saturday 8th May, 8.30am-5.00pm Autojumble & Classic Motor Show, Arminghall Events, Old Stoke Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 8SQ

The Arminghall Autojumble and Classic Motor show is going ahead as they have met the councils demands for a Covid safe event within the current guidelines. Pre booking of classic cars is preferred. When I spoke to them earlier they are happy to park all the Alfas together, if you plan to attend do let me know so I can give them some numbers. They waived the dateline for us if anyone wants to bring a post 1991 car, just let me know. All details booking via website below.


Sunday 28th June National Alfa Day Bicester Heritage Centre Bicester Heritage, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX27 8ALFor Sat Nav purposes please use OX26 5HA

Dates for later in the year.


Sunday 18th July The Big Italian Motor Bike and Car Show

12pm-5pm The Ox and Plough, The Green
Old Buckenham, Norfolk, United Kingdom NR17 1R

Sunday August 1st 10am-5pm  Helmingham Hall Festival of Classic and Sports Cars


Saturday August 28th Suffolk Motor Show, 10am-6pm free entry Worlington Cricket Club, Worlington, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP28 8RU

Cancelled September 5th Classics at Glemham has now sadly been cancelled for this year.


Keep fettling!


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