EVENT CALENDAR

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2021

Due to the easing of  COVID-19  Government restrictions the Mini Car Club committee is cautiously recommencing social events for our club members.

These events will be limited to outside locations and members must comply with the current social distancing rules.

At this stage most meetings are still cancelled until further notice.

Please stay home if you feel unwell

Please keep up to date on any changes to our club's events by contacting the organiser or referring to our website of Facebook page.

Businesses wishing to take advantage of the relaxed restrictions must use electronic methods, like QR codes, to record and keep contact detail

 

 

 

 

Before attending any event please refer to this website or our Facebook page for updates on meetings in 2021 as locations and times may change due to the current Covid restrictions.

For daily updates on Covid restrictions around NSW please refer to: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 26th January 2021

Australia Day CARnivale Parramatta Park

Cancelled for 2021

 

 

 

Saturday 30th January 2021

Fish and Chip Run

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW START LOCATION AND ROUTE FOR 2021

 

The annual Sprite / Mini Club Fish and Chip run is on again

Joint run of the Mini Car Club and the Sprite Club.

Meet at McDonald’s Mount Colah, 513-517 Pacific Hwy, (Cnr Lady St)2.00pm for 2.30pm departure.

Alternatively meet at Mt Cowan Truck Rest area to join the convoy as we pass at approx. 2.45pm.

Travelling via the Old Pacific Hway to Central Mangrove then turn back to Kariong and down to Woy Woy Fishermans wharf.

Arrive at Woy Woy (approx 4:30pm – 5pm)

 

Contact: Michael Benton  0411019112 email social@miniclub.com.au

or

Sprite Club contact: Avis Fowler 0412051594. (email) social@spriteclub.com"

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday 31st January 2021

Minis in the Gong Show & Shine

Cancelled due to Covid restrictions

 

Show and Shine for minis with entry FREE for exhibitors and public, no registration required.

Mini Car Club members attending this event will be convoying from Heathcote McDonalds to Dapto early on Saturday morning. Leaving promptly at 8.15am to arrive at the Motorlife Museum around 9:15 – 9:30am.

For more details contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

Australian Motorlife Museum Exhibition Lawn, Integral Energy Recreation Park, Darkes Road, Dapto.  http://www.minisinthegong.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm at the Arena Sport Club.

If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

 

 

Friday, 5th February 2021

General Meeting

At this stage we have not been advised by the Arena Sports club as to Covid requirements for February 2021

Before attending any event please refer to our website and Facebook pages for updates on meetings in 2021 as locations and times may change due to current Covid restrictions

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 14th February 2021

State Motorkhana

Awaba Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact John Newton 0423 170 259

 

 

Friday, 19th February 2021

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Location to be advised

At this stage we have not been advised by the Bankstown Sports club as to Covid requirements for February 2021

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

For further information please contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 21st February 2021

State Khanacross

Awaba Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact John Newton 0423 170 259

 

 

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

 

Sunday 28th February 2021

Burragorang Lookout

 

Enjoy a drive along the back roads of Western Sydney with a stop at Warragamba Dam then onto Burragorang Lookout for lunch

Meet at McDonalds, M4 West bound for a 10am departure.

We will travel through Luddenham and Wallacia, with a stop at Warragamba Dam then along the back roads to our destination at Burragorang Lookout.

Bring chairs and a picnic lunch.

Picnic tables and BBQ,s are available.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112

Gus Staunton Points

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm at the Arena Sport Club.  If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

 

 

Friday, 5th March 2021

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 7th March 2021

State Motorkhana

Awaba Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact John Newton 0423 170 259

 

 

Friday, 19th March 2021

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 14th March 2021

State Khanacross

Awaba Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact John Newton 0423 170 259

 

 

Sunday 21st March 2021

Blue Mountains Drive

Sunday afternoon drive to the Blue Mountains via Bells Line of Road returning via the Great Western Highway.

Meet at McDonalds, McGraths Hill 12 noon for a 12:30pm departure.

We will travel to Windsor, Wilberforce, Kurmond Rd onto The Bells Line of Road to Bell.

A few stops along the way at local tourist attractions before returning to Sydney via the Great Western highway.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

Gus Staunton Points

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Tuesday, 30th March 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

 

 

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March 2021

State Motorkhana – Armidale Concrete

New England Sporting CC

Contact Matt Carey 0437 315 635

 

 

Tuesday, 6th April 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm at the Arena Sport Club.

If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

 

 

Friday, 9th April 2021

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Friday, 16th April 2021

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 18th April 2021

Lake Macquarie/Newcastle

Sunday drive to the Lake Macquarie/Newcastle area.

Further details to be provided

 

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

 

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Tuesday, 20th April 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

 

Monday 26th May 2021

Mini Monte briefing

 

Tuesday 27th May to Saturday 1st May

Mini Monte

 

 

Saturday 1st May- Sunday 2nd May

Minis DownUnder 2021

 

 

 

Tuesday, 4th May 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm at the Arena Sport Club.

If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

 

 

Friday, 7th May 2021

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Friday, 21st May 2021

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown.

This year we are in the Mirambeena Room L2 starting at 7:45pm. (Please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes)

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting.

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 17th May 2021

National Motoring Heritage Day

Save the date

Further details to be provided

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Tuesday, 19th May 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

 

 

Tuesday, 26th May 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm at the Arena Sport Club.  If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

 

 

Friday, 29th May 2021

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Friday, 19th May 2021

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown.

This year we are in the Mirambeena Room L2 starting at 7:45pm. (Please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes)

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting.

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Tuesday, 23rd May 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

 

Sunday 30th May 2021

Southern Highlands Run to Bundanoon

Mini Car Club members will enjoy a cruise along the mini friendly back roads from Sydney to Mittagong before reaching our destination for lunch at Grant and Loray Freemans, Bundanoon.

Convoy: Meet at McDonalds, Edmondson Park, Cnr Camden Valley Way and Gellibrand Road, 9:00am for 9:30am departure.

We will avoid the main Motorway and travel down Camden Valley way and the Old Hume Highway through Picton, to Mittagong.

Please note this is a pre booked event and I will require RSVP by 25th May

 

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email: social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

 

Weekend 3rd to 5th June 2021

Hay Mini Nationals

Save the date

Further details to be provided

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 21st June 2021

State Motorkhana - Nirimba

Save the date

Further details to be provided

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 27th June 2021

Central Coast Cars & Coffee & Drive

Come and join us at the Central Coast Coffee & Cars then a drive to Kulnura for lunch.

Mini Club Sydney members meet at Thornleigh McDonalds for 8am departure to drive up the Old Pacific Highway to Kariong and the Cars and Coffee meet behind Worthington Mini Garage.

Alternatively meet outside the entrance to Worthington BMW/MINI at 11am where we will commence our drive to Kulnura.

Please bring your own picnic or purchase food from the local café’s and don’t forget your chairs and picnic blankets.

For more information or to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 29th June 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm at the Arena Sport Club.  If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

 

 

Friday, 2nd July 2021

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Friday, 16th July 2021

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown.

This year we are in the Mirambeena Room L2 starting at 7:45pm. (Please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes)

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting.

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday 18th July 2021

Sydney to Robertson via Macquarie Pass

 

Mini Car Club members will enjoy a cruise along the mini friendly back roads from Sydney to Wollongong then up the renown Macquarie Pass before reaching our destination for lunch at Robertson Pie shop.

Meet at McDonalds, Heathcote, 9:30am for 10am departure. We will head south to Wollongong avoiding the main Motorway and travel 

 

south to Albion Park Airport where we turn right at the roundabout onto the Illawarra Highway and then climb up Macquarie Pass. We will be stopping at Robertson pie shop for lunch.

For more information or to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email: social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Tuesday, 28th July 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

Sunday 15th August 2021

Shannons Classic Car Show

 

Held at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek, and presented by the Council of Motor Clubs,

Over 1900 Veteran & Classic vehicles from 150 clubs will be on display so support your club and come along static display.

Usually limited to 30 cars so tickets go fast. Please contact Rob Bradshaw and put your name on the list.

For further details contact Robert Bradshaw on 0418 463 614 or (02)9973 2203

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd August 2021

Rylestone Classic

 

This FREE 2 day event is for Mini owners and enthusiasts with other classic vehicles accepted upon application. The 2021 Rylstone Classic, to be held August 21,22, encompasses a range of novelty activities and will be conducted at a leisurely pace, befitting the vintage of our vehicles. With an overnight stay in wine country, the Rylstone Classic has grown over the past ten years to become one of Australia's marquee events for Mini enthusiasts, with numbers growing year on year.

The Central Coast starting point is the Mingara Recreation Club at Tumbi Umbi.

Fill in the Online entry form and find your accommodation.

Register and keep up to date here: http://www.rylstoneclassic.com/

or on the Facebook page: The Rylstone Classic

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 14th November 2021

Wings over Illawarra

Save the date

Further details to be provided

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

 

Other Events of Interest

2020 events

Minis in the Gong Runs

Events are cautiously recommencing from 12th June 2020

If you own a Mini or a Mini Variant, or a BMW MINI you will be more than welcome to accompany any of our events. You don’t have to be in the Gong to join in. We regularly see ACT, Sydney & Southern Highlands cars. There are no membership or joining fees as MITG is this website, and that is all it is.

Start: Key Batteries, Crn Mt Keira Rd & Abercrombie St

For more information and to find out details of the next event  www.minisinthegong.com.au

IMPORTANT: Due to a variety of circumstances e.g. poor weather, road closures, time, lack of numbers or vehicle breakdowns, we may need to change or cancel a planned route or meeting point at the last minute. On these occasions we will try to post in the forum and/or on Facebook, however this is not always possible.

Therefore if you DO intend to meet us along the route somewhere, please let us know by making a post in the General Forum or on Facebook. This way we can try and let you know if there is a last minute change to plans.

www.minisinthegong.com.au

Contact Phill Boye 0429 671 649

Please note that all Minis in the Gong events are now on our Gus Staunton Points.

Mini Car Club members please remember to sign the attendance sheet.

 

  • November 22nd “B”


Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up!

Events have recommenced from 10th June 2020

 

Second Wednesday of the Month (SWOM)

Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up

Paddy’s Brewery

268 Parramatta Road, Flemington

We meet on the Second Wednesday of each Month at 7:30pm for a light meal and the people who attend then decide on the destination for a short cruise and photo opportunity.

There is plenty of parking available within view of the bistro courtyard.

Keep up to date via the website www.sydneyMinis.com or Facebook page

 

 


Last Sunday of the Month

Minis on the Coast – Monthly cruises

Minis on The Coast is a social car group for Mini owners and Mini fans based on the NSW Central Coast.

The group meets on the last Sunday of each month at Cars and Coffee Kariong NSW Central Coast. 9am to 12 noon

KEEP AN EYE ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATES

Due to the last Sunday of every month Cars and Coffee Kariong, Central Coast events being cancelled until further notice.

Minis on the Coast are now organising events on an ad hoc basis so please refer to their Facebook page “Minis on the Coast” for all the latest events and updates

Contact David Hemsley 0403 913 840

 

 

 

Sunday 29th November 2020

Newcastle Foreshore

In lieu of our usual Central Coast Cars and Coffee Sunday monthly meet, Minis on the Coast will be driving to Newcastle.

Starting at Worthington Mini Kariong 9.00 am sharp we will be heading North via Swansea and Belmont to the Newcastle Foreshore.

We will have an early Lunch or brunch in the Harbourside Park area.

All welcome.

Regards

Peter Yates aka (Floyd T Jenson)

For more details call David on 0403 913 840

 

 

All Mini owners and fans of Minis are welcome to attend any event. Event details are found on our web page or facebook page.

Mt Penang Event Park, off Kangoo Road, Kariong, Behind Worthingtons BMW MINI
From there we will decide on further Mini run destination

For more details call David on 0403 913 840

 

 

Minis on the Coast mid week meet up

Events have recommenced from 10th June 2020

Minis on the Coast are meeting up on the third Wednesday of the month from 6pm at Eat St Cafe on the Gosford waterfront. Eat and drink and talk about all things mini.

To check the latest event details for Minis on the Coast please click Here.

https://minisonthecoast.com.au/

Check Facebook for updates as date is dependent on park availability.http://www.facebook.com/cccarsandcoffee

Meet each month at the Central Coast Cars and Coffee Event (except December)

 

 

 


1st Sunday of the month

Auto Brunch St Ives showground

Held at the picturesque St Ives Showgrounds, Mona Vale road,

Auto Brunch is resuming on Sunday 4th October

Updates are on their Facebook page, Auto Brunch NSSCC

For further information and update please contact the North Shore Sporting Car Club

 

 


Cruise & Dine Night

Second Saturday of each Month –

Hungry Jacks Sylvania

Cnr. Box Rd and Port Hacking Road

A casual meet & greet for hot rod & custom car enthusiasts, from 5:30pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that all convoys may not be published in the Clubs East West magazine and if you would like to participate please refer to updates on our web page www.miniclub.com.au or our face book page to get the latest convoy details.

It is important to check for additional events or updated details on our web page or contact the event organiser prior to attending.

All events published on this website or Facebook page are eligible for Mini Car Club historic or modified club plated cars to attend without requiring and entry in your logbook..

Please ensure you have a copy of the event details with you in the car.