May Monthly Newsletter

East Anglia
1 May 2022

Hello Folks

Firstly it was great to see so many of you at Spring Alfa Day, a great turn from the club and the section, so many familiar faces and a few new ones. I have attached a couple of photos, there are plenty more on the section Facebook page. And a few more on the section area of the club website.

Can all those intending to come on the Norfolk drive let me know, even if you already have as I am trying to confirm numbers so we can get a bulk discount on the Banham Zoo entry

New details for next Sundays meet at Dunwich and updates for the Norfolk Drive below!

Sunday 8th MayFish and Chips at Dunwich with the Essex Section,  who are doing a drive up from Essex to arrive at 1pm onwards, Floras Tea Rooms, Beach Rd, Dunwich, Saxmundham IP17 3EN. I suggest we arrive at a similar time for a good natter then Fish and Chips and possibly a healthy stomp down the beach! There is loads of free parking if you have not been before. We shall be going and hope to see you there.

Saturday 28th May, Norfolk Drive, Start time 10am, for a bacon bap and a cup of tea and a wander round the museum then depart at noon, However, for those wanting to spend more time at the zoo they can of course skip the bacon butty and museum and head off earlier via the Malcolm Tulip Road Book!  Bring your club membership card to claim the entry fee discount! Old Buckenham Airfield, Abbey Road, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, NR17 1PU destination Banham Zoo, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norwich, NR16 2HE Please let me know if you are coming!!

Sunday 26thJune, Sizewell Vintage & Classic Vehicle Show, Sizewell Sports & Social Club, King Georges Avenue, Leiston IP16 4JX, more details to follow, fb link below.


Now I have been asked about Classics at Glemham and Helmingham Hall Festival of Classic and Sports Cars. If you are coming to any of these three events do let me know as I will need to know numbers in advance to issue wristbands, spaces etc

Sunday July 10th 9thGear 9am with the South Mids. Section, this year we are meeting up at the section favourite Kimbolton Country Fayre, Kimbolton Castle, Huntingdon, PE28 2AZ

Sunday 7th August Helmingham Hall Festival of Classic and Sports Cars 2022 Helmingham is simple, I have booked a stand for 30 cars, £10’s to me in advance to save a spot, more details will of course follow. PS I don’t get to keep the tenners they all go to Helmingham as I have to pay up front in advance! Please remember, as the event is open to the public, their public liability insurance restricts any car movements off the club stands between 10am and 4pm.

If you’ve not been before see the video below;

Sunday  4th September Classics at Glemham 2022, Glemham is a bit different this year, you have to pay via the website and then download and print your tickets to display on your windscreen coming in. There will be two entrances, your ticket colour (see later) will dictate the directions and entrances you use. There have already been some problems with incorrect ticket booking. Please remember, like Helmingham, as the event is open to the public, their public liability insurance restricts any car movements off the club stands between 10am and 4pm

Open the website and scroll down to the  2022 Show Tickets are now on sale and click the Get Tickets link, If you want to be on the CLUB STAND rather than in general classics parking use the top option Exhibitor Pass/ Car Club Member and book the top option for a car, driver and one passenger for £5.00 for additional passengers its £6 for each. It seems members of other car clubs have been getting it all wrong!! Fill in all the details and right at the bottom in Club Name, put Alfa Romeo Owners Club. If you get it right you will be emailed a RED ticket. I am sure you will be fine, its them others!!!

I hope to see you all soon.

Best wishes


Graham Simper, AROC East Anglia Section Secretary

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