RCCA Events Calendar

Summery of Club events - for full details please see Club Magazines, Viking Torque and Small Torque. All Events are Club Permit Authorised by RCCA, except those marked ***-***. These Events may still be Club Permit Authorised by the Organising Club, please confirm with the Organising entity.


2014  
May
Friday 9 Monthly Meeting
    Club Rooms. Starting time: 8pm. Guest Speaker TBA.
Sunday 18 National Motoring Heritage Day
   

Returning to Yarra Glen Racecourse. Hosted by the AOMC and RACV. Gold coin admission, proceeds to a local charity. Free shuttle bus to Yering Station Sunday market. Celebrating Australia’s Motoring Heritage. All Motoring Clubs and owners of Classic & Historic motor vehicles are invited to participate in this event which is to be celebrated throughout Australia on this day. This is the opportunity to show the community, Government and business the strength of the Australian motoring movement.

 
Sunday 18 PVCC Picnic At Ross Tasmania
   

Organised by Post Vintage Car Club of Tasmania, another Event for the Tasmanian RCCA members and Rover fans. Last year there were more than 600 vehicles on display, probably the largest turnout of Vintage and Classic cars in Tasmania. This Event is the annual Display Day for RCCA members in Tasmania. The Group usually meets outside Ross and drive in together to ensure parking in the display area as a group. Email the Webmaster if planning to attend. webmaster.rovercarclubaust@gmail.com

 
Saturday/Sunday 24/25 Historic WInton
   

Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla, Victoria. Featuring over 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from 1920s to 1980s. Entry: Saturday $25, Sunday $35, Weekend Pass $50. Presented by the Austin 7 Club & HMRAV. Celebrations in 2014: 110 years of Hispano Suiza, Rolls Royce, Rover, Crossley,100 years of Dodge, Willys-Knight, Aston Martin, Maserati, 90 years of Bentley Le Mans victories, Bugatti Type 35, Frazer Nash, 80 years of Simca, Citroen Traction Avant, Chrysler Airflow, Lagonda Rapier, Austin 7 Ruby. 60 years of Borgward Isabella, Ford Thunderbird, Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint, 50 years of Ford Mustang, Sunbeam Tiger. See www.wintonmotorraceway.com.au/

 
June
Sunday 1 Bendigo Art Gallery Riyal Academy of Arts London Exhibition
   

Cost to be advised, followed by lunch in the Art Gallery, See Viking Torque for details.

Sat/Sun 7/8 Echuca Steam Rally
   

Rotary Park, Rose St, Echuca. For info http://www.echucasteamrally.com.au/index.html

Sat-Mon 7-9 Hamilton Veteran Vintage and Classic Drivers’ Club – Annual Queen’s Birthday Rally ‘Heading South’.
   

Registration forms are now available, contact John Barke, Secretary on 042772459.

Friday 13 Monthly Meeting
    Club Rooms. Starting time: 8pm. Guest Speaker Mr Harvey Law from Megasorber will be talking about the company which is owned and operated in Melbourne, which supplies noise and vibration control materials and related products and services, both locally and globally.
Sunday 15 Visit to Ambulance Museum Melbourne
   

Visit the Ambulance Museum Victoria for lunch followed by a run to the Woodland Historic Homestead & Living Legends Horse Complex Greenvale. Entry to the Museum cost $5.00 per person, which includes a sausage sizzle and salad for lunch. After lunch we will have a short run to the Living Legends Horse Complex at Greenvale, entry $15.00 per person which includes Devonshire tea, tour of the Living Legends Horse Complex. Members can wander around the Homestead and the gardens. Meeting point: Ambulance Museum Victoria: 3 Merchant Ave, Reservoir. Melways Map Ref 9E10. Meeting time: 10.00 am. Tour will commence at 10.15 am. Depart midday arrive at Woodland Historic Homestead, Oaklands Rd, Greenvale. Phone:(03) 9307 1165 at approx 1.00pm. Tour will commence at 1.15pm

Saturday 28 An Evening of Jazz
    At the Purple Emerald Lounge, 349 High St, Northcote. Time: 7-10pm and beyond. Cost $32.50 includes $25 drinks (beer, wine, so# drinks), tapas, ie approx 5-6 tapas 2-3 drinks. Something a little different, give it a whirl and contact Jane. Invitation is open to family and friends, min number is 40 people!!. Numbers are required ASAP
July
Sunday 6 Breakfast In July Studley Park Boat House
    Address: Studley Park Boat House, Kew. Melways Map Ref 2D E8. Time: 9.15 – 11.00 am. See VT for details.
Friday 11 Monthly Meeting
    Club Rooms. Starting time: 8pm. Guest Speaker Mr Mike Allfrey How I Got Into Rovers
Saturday 26 Stand Still Progressive Dinner
    Spit Roast Dinner at the Club Rooms. Cost $25.00 includes 3 meats, pork, lamb & beef, roast potatoes, bread and a selection of salads. The club will provide the dessert: fresh fruit salad and a selection of cheesecakes. Members will only have to bring along drink & glasses. Crockery, cutlery and table napkins are all provided. See VT for booking details.
August
Friday 8 Monthly Meeting
    Club Rooms. Starting time: 8pm.
Sunday 17 ***Rob Roy Historic Hill Climb 2014***
   

Magnifcent Men and their racing machines. VSCC Pre-war Historics. Action on the track from 9.00am. Clintons Rod Christmas Hills.

 
Sunday 17 Run to Freestone's Roadhaven
   

Freestone’s Roadhaven, 85 Great Ocean Road, Aireys Inlet. Have lunch in the 1960’s diner, visit the malt shop for a milkshake and then view by invitation only the Classic Car Garage. Meeting point and time to be advised in the July Small Torque. Check out their website: www.freestonesroadhaven.com.au

September
  12 to 15 National Rove Forbes NSW
A date for your Diary: Rover Owners Club of NSW National Rove 2014 from Friday 12th to Sunday 15th September 2014 in the country town of Forbes. For registration, fees and details please see ROCNSW Website http://rocnswact.wordpress.com/events/national-rove-2014/
 
October
Sunday 19 RCCA 50th Anniversary
To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Rover Car Club of Australia Inc at the Cardinia Cultural Centre. Mark this date in your diary NOW!
 
Sunday 19 From Britain to 'Bunna Car Show Triabunna Tasmania
To also help mark the 50th Anniversary of the RCCA, the RCCA Tasmanian Register together with The Village in Triabunna will be holding a British Car Show. A flier can be downloaded from here: http://triabunnavillage.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Britain-to-Bunna-Car-Show.jpg

 


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Last Edited: 22 May 2014