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Welcome to the Austin Healey Club South Western Centre...

 

News ...

On 15th May from 10.00am to 1.00pm, we have been asked to take a few classic cars to The Order of St. John home for the elderly at Jubilee court in Stow on the Wold, to put on a small show for the residents and their families hoping to attract ten or more vehicles with the Cirencester car club also attending, contact Steve Rundle or Tony Alden for more info.


Our “Spring Spin” Sunday 22nd May   this year will include a tour out somewhere in the Cotswold finishing at a watering hole and will include a detour to the second of our Autosolo events of the season at Kemble airport, a chance to drive the course if you so wish, again Steve Rundle is the man to contact.


June 4th Summer Classics and Bike show at the 3 Counties Show Ground, Steve Rundle has this in hand, if we have enough interest, we will be able to organise our own AHCSW parking area.

June 11th & 12th Thruxton Historic meeting, consensus of opinion is that Saturday is the best day to go as the line-up for races on the Sunday seemed depleted last year due to breakdowns, crashes or only Saturday entries!!! But it was a very good event, contact Tony Alden for more details or there is an advert from Thruxton in Revcounter with details of ticket availability and prices with the club code for discounts, (50% discount if ordered on the website before the event) We have our own dedicated parking area as last year.


Saturday 9th July, Family day and classic car show at Highnam Court. 12.00 noon to 6.00pm. Last year there was in excess of 450 cars on display a really relaxed good family day see their website www.highnamcourt.co.uk or contact peterccoles@outlook.com Lots to see and do apart from the cars with each classic entry getting Bubbly & Strawberries!!


16th – 17th July Classic Nostalgia makes a welcome return to Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb. Our club has a dedicated display area, if you would like to attend, please click on the link below and select The Austin Healey Club in the drop-down box to ensure you receive the car club discount and space within our zone. https://www.shelsleywalsh.com/events-1/classic-nostalgia-car-clubs-5.

The action-packed weekend attracts a wide variety of cars competing on the hill climb course plus many themed vehicle displays


29th August (Bank Holiday Monday) Pershore Plum Festival Classic Car Show. For information and entry to our Club parking, contact Rob Hudson.


Please click here to read the advice from the Austin Healey club NEC on Coronavirus


About Us...

The AHC South Western caters for Austin-Healey Club UK members stretching from the Cotswolds, through Wiltshire, down into Devon and Cornwall and, to the West, across into South Wales.

We are a very active region, typically offering a broad range of events – something for everyone hopefully! The season usually starts in early April with a ‘season opener’, then through a busy diary of events through the summer. We often aim to include an international tour – the Le Mans Classic for example, and finishes in early November with a traditional weekend event on the Isle of Wight!

Uniquely, we also run our own competition series, run along the lines of an autotest, which is open to all AHC members and also other classic car owners on application.

Increasingly, we plan events to link up with both those clubs officially affiliated to the AHC, these being the Association of Healey Owners – for the Warwick Healeys – and the Midget and Sprite Club. Also those clubs, single and multi-marque, who are based in our area. Many members have commented that they enjoy events where more cars and enthusiasts are present and also a wider variety of classic cars.

The latest news of events will be notified to members via Revcounter, the National magazine, by checking this home page, or you can contact Steve Rundle or Tony Alden.

The Diary page should contain our forecast planned events – both AHC and other events and late-notice, urgent news will be posted below.

Finally, AHC SW is fortunate to have some of Britain’s very best countryside - from the Cotswolds to the Moors - so make the most of it by joining us in your Healey!

… our nominated charity

We actively support fly2help’s ‘AirSmiles’ days with our Healeys and raise funds throughout the year. Click on the logo to visit their website, look at the fy2help tab on this website and contact us if you’d like to help



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Diary of Events...



South Western Centre Diary

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Photo Gallery...

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Photographs from events we have attended over the years, click the link or the photo and a slide show will start in a new window

If you would like any of your photographs included please email them to webmaster@ahc-southwestern.co.uk


Members Cars...

Click Here for a slideshow of members cars
If you would like to send us a picture of your car and if possible a small snippet about your pride and joy we will add it to the slide show

Events...

 

Cotswold Airport. Wednesday 10th April. XM496 'Regulus' and ASI visit


Click here to see a slideshow of images from Drive it Day 2019 (Photos by Tony Alden)

Click here to see a slideshow of images from the 2nd Drive My Healey day - May 2018 (Photos taken by Tony Alden)

Gaydon Click here to see a slideshow of images from our visit to Gaydon in October 2016 (Photos taken by Tony Alden

Healeys at Prescott Hillclimb

September 2016


Healeys at Pershore Plum Festival

August 2016


Healeys at Tetbury Classic Car Show by Tony Alden


BBQ

BBQ & Summer Drive at Twyning - July 2015

Photos by Mark Knight, Gavin Coulthard, Paul Matthews & Roland Alcock


JDD

Jaguar Drivers Day at Precott - June 2015

Photos by Tony Alden


BAT

Breakfast at Twyniyng - June 2015

Photos by Mark Grimshaw


Bicester

Bicester Heritage Centre Visit - May 2015

Photos by Tony Alden


BAT

Breakfast @ Twyning - June 2014

Photos by Mark Grimshaw


Defford 2014

The Defford Air Day & Classic Car Show - June 2014

Photos by Mark Grimshaw


Prescott 2014

Prescott Hill Climb with the Jaguar Drivers Club - June 2014

Photos by Tony Alden


Donington 2014

Castle Donington - May 2014

Photos by Tony Alden


DiD April 2014

FBHVC Drive it Day - April 2014

Photos by Mark Knight


Coleford

Coleford Festival of Transport - April 2014

Photos from Mark Knight and Tony Alden


Caste Combe 2013

Castle Combe Classic with Healey Sport - October 2013

Videos...

Healey's in Action - Healey Parade Lap (Windows Movie Files)

Healey's in Action - Healey Parade Lap (Quicktime Movie Files)

The videos are largish files so may take a while to load


Bat Sept 2013

Breakfast at Twyning - September 2013

Photos by Joanna Knight, Mark Grimshaw & Geoff Poyner


PPF 2013

Pershore Plum Festival - August 2013

Photos by Tony Alden


Tewks Festival Tewkesbury Classic Car Festival - August 2013

BAT BBQ Aug BAT BBQ @ Twyning - August 2013

Castle Hill 2013

Castle Hill Festival Devon - August 2013

(Photo contributions from Mark Knight)


BBQ BAT 2013

Summer BBQ at Twyning - July 2013

(Photo contributions from Mark Grimshaw)


Jaguar Drivers Club day at Prescott Hill Climb - June 2013

Here are a couple of videos of Healeys running the hill from a great day with the JDC.

Healeys on the hill - Prescott JDC day - 1 (Windows Movie file 7mb)

Healeys on the hill - Prescott JDC day - 1(Full sized MP4 version 174mb)


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Breakfast at Twyning with the Alfa Romeo Owners Club - June 2013

(Photo contributions from Joanna Knight)

There are more photos on the AROC Cotswolds website here AROC Cotswolds...


Donington

Austin Healey Club at Castle Donington - May 2013

Photos by Tony Alden


Tyntesfield 2013

Seasoner Opener at Tyntesfield - April 2013

(Photo contributions from Tony Alden)


BAT DID 2013

Drive it Day Breakfast at Twyning with the Cotswold Alfa Romeo Owners Club - April 2013

(Photo contributions from Mark & Jane Grimshaw)


Coileford 2013

Coleford Carnival of Transport - April 2013

(Photo contributions from Tony Alden)


BAT Oct 2012

Breakfast at Twyning and Autumn Walk at Croome Park with AROC Cotswolds - October 2012

(Photo contributions from, Joanna Knight, Geoff Poyner, Martin Baxter, Mark Grimshaw)


Combe 2012

Autumn Classic Castle Combe - October 2012

(Photo contributions from, Mark & Joanna Knight)


Goodwood Revival

Goodood Revival - September 2012

(Photo contributions from, Mark & Joanna Knight)


BAT Aug 2012

Breakfast at Twyning - August 2012

(Photo contributions from, Mark & Joanna Knight)


BBQ at Twyning

BBQ at Twyning - July 2012

(Photo contributions from, Mark & Joanna Knight)


BAT May

Breakfast at Twyning - May 2012

(Photo contributions from, Mark & Joanna Knight)


Dyrham Season Opener - Dyrham NT - April 2012

Bredon2011 Bredon Classic and Vintage Car Show - August 2011

Prescott 2011

Tyntesfield 2011

South Western Season Opener at NT Tyntesfield - 2011
   


Noggins...

Tech Tips


Cotswold - Contact Rob Hudson 07988 649122

In light of the Government's control measures for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) I regret to inform you that the Southwest Centre will be curtailing all events and noggins until further notice.


Swindon - 3rd Wednesday of the month at The Calley Arms, Hodson, Swindon, SN4 0QG.

Contact Paul Mead on 01793 845757 or 07749 244100


Bristol - 2nd Monday of the month at The Black Horse, Clapton in Gordano, BS20 7RH.

Contact Joe Cox on 07710 028163


Cornwall - As arranged various locations in the Helston area Contact Barry Hartman, 01326 574097



Contact Us...

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For GENERAL & MEMBERSHIP enquiries please contact the Tony Alden info@ahc-southwestern.co.uk

Elected Committee Members


Elected Officers...

 
Chairman - Dave Griffin Tel: +44 (0) 1242 862661 - chairman@ahc-southwestern.co.uk
Director - Rob Hudson Tel: +44 (0) 1452 857327 - director@ahc-southwestern.co.uk
Secretary - Steve Rundle Tel: +44 (0) 1684 850185 – steverundle57@gmail.com
Treasurer - Tony Alden Tel: +44 (0) 7786 000921 - tonym.alden@outlook.com
Media, Comms and Webmaster - Tony Alden Tel: +44 (0) 7786 000921 - info@ahc-southwestern.co.uk
Membership Liaison Officer - Tony Alden Tel: +44 (0) 7786 000921 - info@ahc-southwestern.co.uk
Competition Secretary - Mes Edwards Tel: +44 (0) 1285 740529 - mesneyedwards@btinternet.com
Working Member - Paul Mead Tel: +44 (0) 1793 845757 - meacamsprites@uwclub.net
Working Member - David Boyles Tel: +44 (0) 7778952825 - daveboyles@btinternet.com
Working Member - Jeremy Wells Tel: +44 (0) 1242 890433 - jeremy@wells-group.co.uk
Web Tech Support - Mark Grimshaw No Phone - webmaster@ahc-southwestern.co.uk
   

 

fly2help

fly2help

About fly2help...

fly2help is an aviation charity that inspires positive change in people’s lives through the wonder of flight. Our vision is for everyone to be able to access the positive benefits of aviation.

Air Smiles Days

We provide Air Smiles Days – exciting experience days, centred around a short flight in a light aircraft – to people living in difficult situations, including illness, disability, bereavement and isolation.

Air Smiles Days aim to bring joy and laughter, create and capture magical memories, boost confidence and self-esteem and offer respite to individuals, families and groups.

Our Air Smiles Days include other exciting activities, including joy rides in classic Austin Healey cars, visits to local aviation museums and special private tours of aviation companies based on the airfield.

Aim High

fly2help’s educational programme encourages young people to consider a future career within the aviation industry.



Latest Air Smiles Day - October 2015

From Katy Burke Office and Events Manager

I wanted to share with you the link to the photo book for the Airsmiles Day we did for the George Family on 23rd October. It was such a special day and the family were so lovely and in need of making some forever memories. We simply could not have done it without you all so thankyou very much. I hope that this book shows how wonderful the day was!

Click here to view the photo book of the day

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