EVENT CALENDAR

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2021

 

 

Minis DownUnder 2021 

New Date Sunday 6th March 2022

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 changes to 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-rul

           

JANUARY 2022

Unfortunately due to the escalation of the Covid 19 pandemic we have made the hard to decision to postpone January club events and meetings, including this weeks General meeting on Friday 14th.
Activities currently planned for February are subject to change depending on government guidelines.
We will provide updates on Facebook, the website and via email when available.
 

FRIDAY, 14TH JANUARY 2022

GENERAL MEETING

Cancelled due to Covid escalation

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm and have been restructured to include time at the end for a Mini Enthusiasts discussion. Dinner will be available from 5.30pm with Main Meal from $20 per person including tea/coffee which will be available in the Auditorium during the meeting. Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for reservation of a table in the Bistro. Note: Please email Rob robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918. Plenty of undercover parking. Gus Staunton Points    

MINIS IN THE GONG SHOW N SHINE

Cancelled due to Covid

The 2022 Show and Shine is still in the planning stage and may be held later in the year. For updates please refer to their website. http://www.minisinthegong.com.au    

TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2022

Australia Day & Charity Event at the Car Shed

Cancelled due to Covid escalation

Come and celebrate Australia Day at this amazing property in Wilton, while enjoying the surrounding sights with over 150 Classic Cars and Bikes, all under the one roof.   Entries close on the 19th January 2022. Entry Fee for our members will be collected by the Mini Car Club of NSW. A number of other car clubs have been invited and entry will be limited to the first 350 cars to register. For further information please Contact: Michael Benton  0411019112

AUSTRALIA DAY CARNIVALE

No event for 2022

     

FEBRUARY 2022

TUESDAY, 1ST FEBRUARY 2022

COMPETITION MEETING

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details    

SATURDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2022

FISH AND CHIP RUN

The annual Mini /Sprite Fish and Chip run is on again Joint run of the Mini Car Club and the Sprite Club. Meet at McDonald’s Vineyard / McGrath’s Hill, Cnr Groves Ave and Windsor Rd, McGrath’s Hill 2.00pm for 2.30pm departure Travelling via Wiseman’s Ferry and Peats Ridge to Woy Woy Fish and Chip Co-op. 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    

TUESDAY, 8TH FEBRUARY 2022

COMMITTEE MEETING

The committee meets at 7:30pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.    

FRIDAY, 11TH FEBRUARY 2022

GENERAL MEETING

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm and have been restructured to include time at the end for a Mini Enthusiasts discussion. Dinner will be available from 5.30pm with Main Meal from $20 per person including tea/coffee which will be available in the Auditorium during the meeting. Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for reservation of a table in the Bistro. Note: Please email Rob robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918. Plenty of undercover parking. Gus Staunton Points    

SUNDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2022

MOTORIST APPRECIATION DAY (MAD)

Show and Shine of Hot Rod and Historic cars @ Morrisett Showground. Rickshaws Hot Rod and Kustom Car Club  Annual MAD day

Cancelled for 2022

     

MARCH 2022

   

TUESDAY, 1ST MARCH 2022

COMPETITION MEETING

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details    

Saturday 5th March 2022

MINIS DOWNUNDER 2021 Setup

 

Saturday 5th March 2022

MINIS DOWNUNDER 2021 60th Anniversary Dinner

Join the MDU 2021 entrants and guests for the 60th anniversary celebration dinner at Rosehill Bowling Club from 7pm. (You don’t need to be an entrant in MDU to attend)

Book now for a 2-course dinner @ $45 per person which will require a pre-payment.

Bookings are only available via our online RSVP form and PayPal payment link on the Mini Car Club’s website.

Minis DownUnder 2021 Page

 

Sunday 6th March 2022

Minis DownUnder 2021

Setup on Saturday 5th

Show N Shine on Sunday 6th

The pavilion is now Full!

Thanks to over 135 people who have entered almost 150 Minis to help make this event the biggest collection of Minis in the one room in Sydney for over a decade. There may be bigger gatherings of minis in Australia, but not on display in a high-profile venue.  Entries received now that the pavilion is full will have their names added to a wait list in case anyone cancels their entry.

We do continue to encourage registrations of interest but will not take any more prepayments unless there are cancellations. All additional entries will be offered free parking in the “Mini Only Parking area” directly out the front of the pavilion.

Hope to see all mini enthusiasts and friends there!

For more details please refer to the Minis DownUnder 2021 webpage

or contact Michael 0411019112 Gus Staunton points    

TUESDAY, 8TH MARCH 2022

COMMITTEE MEETING

The committee meets at 7:30pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member    

FRIDAY, 11TH MARCH 2022

GENERAL MEETING

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm and have been restructured to include time at the end for a Mini Enthusiasts discussion. Dinner will be available from 5.30pm with Main Meal from $20 per person including tea/coffee which will be available in the Auditorium during the meeting. Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for reservation of a table in the Bistro. Note: Please email Rob robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918. Plenty of undercover parking. Gus Staunton Points    

SATURDAY 12TH MARCH 2022

TEA GARDENS HAWKS NEST MOTORFEST

The date of the 2022 Motorfest has been confirmed with the Mid Coast Council Details to be provided Gus Staunton Points    

TUESDAY, 29TH MARCH 2022

COMPETITION MEETING

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details    

APRIL 2022

 

SUNDAY 3RD APRIL 2022

NATIONAL PARK TO JAMBEROO

Save the date Enjoy a drive through the National Park and onto Jamberoo Pub for lunch. Further details to be provided Gus Staunton Points    

TUESDAY, 5TH APRIL 2022

COMMITTEE MEETING

The committee meets at 7:30pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.  

FRIDAY, 8TH APRIL 2022

GENERAL MEETING

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm and have been restructured to include time at the end for a Mini Enthusiasts discussion. Dinner will be available from 5.30pm with Main Meal from $20 per person including tea/coffee which will be available in the Auditorium during the meeting. Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for reservation of a table in the Bistro. Note: Please email Rob robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918. Plenty of undercover parking.      

Other Events of Interest

OASIS

4 January 2022

TBA –

Details  Allana Flynn-O’Neile                MOB: 0417 709 470  

1 February 2022

TBA – Details Les

 

1 March 2022

Visit Historic Glenalvon House Campbelltown

Lunch: Campbelltown RSL Club Cost: $10.00 per person for Morning Tea and Tour NB – Total Cost of Morning Tea and Tour is the number of persons booked in x $10.00 with NO REFUNDS. “BOOK NOW!” With Les $10.00 cash per person in advance. No $10:00 payment - No morning tea – No tour No IUOs accepted! BOOKINGS CLOSE: 15 February 2022 Late bookings and Walk-Ins will not be accepted.  

5 April 2022

Central Coast – TBA – Details Les

 

3 May 2022

Lynwood Golf Club

PITT TOWN Details: Murray Irwin                MOB: 0449 896 008

2021 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

May                 22/23 Weekend away (see separate discussion) June               20th Short Run – Appin July                 18th July – Macquarie pass run to Mittagong. (join Mini Car Club convoy) August           1st Long Run Winter Classic Nat Pk./Maianbar September     26th Long Run Wollondilly October          24th Short Run – Nat Pk, Darks Forest November      21st “B” Run
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.


Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up!

 

Second Wednesday of the Month (SWOM)

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

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 Hemsley 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 supposed to be resuming in 2022. 

Updates are on their Facebook page, Auto Brunch NSSCC

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

Last Sunday of the month

Cars and Coffee at Bradman Oval, Bowral

Roll up and check out the array of classic and vintage cars on display at Bradman Oval, St Jude Street Bowral.. Hot Rods, classics, vintage, veteran , sports cars and more! 8am - 11am every last Sunday of the month Amenities available at Bradman Centre // heaps of free street parking // & grab your brekkie and hot drinks from Bradman Cafe! Everyone is welcome, whether you bring your own classic car or just want to chat to fellow enthusiasts! Contact Grant Freeman ph 0422538539


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.

 

With current COVID limitations on group sizes you must RSVP before attending any meeting or event.

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. Our regular Committee and General meetings have recommenced at our new home, The Strathfield Golf Club. 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.