The MVT cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the entries on the Diary Dates page. 

2023


October

Thursday, October 5. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday, October 28: Poppy selling at Riverside Retail Park, Northampton and Dobbies, Harlestone Heath Garden Centre, 1000-1500.
Sunday, October 29. MVT AGM, Leicester. 1300.

November

Thursday, November 2. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN. Illustrated talk by Tim Gosling on his WW1 trucks.  Non-members and guests welcome. Bring Christmas meal money please!
Saturday, November 4. Poppy selling at Riverside Retail Park, Northampton and Dobbies, Harlestone Heath Garden Centre, 1000-1500.
Sunday, November 5. American car day at Industry & Supply, Weedon Depot.
Sunday, November 12. Remembrance Day service at Weldon. 1030 hours for 1100 start. After service, drive to Deenethorpe Airfield for refreshments and possible aircraft display.

Tuesday, November 14. 1300. MVs requested at St Luke's Primary School, St Crispin Drive, Duston, Northampton, NN5 4UL. 
Saturday, November 25. Concert with May Blossom at Woodford Social Club. 1940s uniforms/costumes welcome. Proceeds to 384th Bombardment Group Museum Fund.

December

Thursday, December 7. Area meeting, 7.30pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN. Meal, quiz and Secret Santa.


2024



January

There is no monthly area meeting in January.

Monday, January 1. Vintage Stony, Stony Stratford. See poster, above.

Sunday. January 21. Roger's Road Run. The route is top secret but Roger has revealed that the start will be at 1000-ish from the Turnpike Beefeater on the A4500 at Harpole, near M1 Junction 16  (NN7 4DD).  If you want breakfast, get there earlier. The soup stop will be around 1200 at the Carpetbaggers Aviation Museum, Harrington. Those in the north of our area are welcome to join the road run there if they don't fancy the trek to Harpole. The museum is opening specially for us and there will be an admission fee if you want to go round it. The run will finish with a late carvery lunch at a hotel on the outskirts of Northampton.

February

Thursday, February 1. Area AGM and Top Traveller Award, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Thursday, February 22. Memorial service at Stanwick Lakes for crews of two B-17s which collided over Irthlingborough 80 years ago. Period vehicles requested. More details later.

March

Thursday, March 7. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday, March 30. Sywell Aviation Museum grand opening. Free food! More details later.

April

Thursday, April 4. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Sunday, April 21. National Drive-it Day. More later.

May

Thursday, May 2. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.

June

Saturday, June 1. Vintage Vehicle Show, Newport Pagnell. See entry form below. All eras welcome.

Saturday, June 1. Yardley Gobion Festival of Transport, 1100-1600. Coffee Pot Field. Tracey Stapley 07798 606637.
Sunday, June 2. Military Air Show at the Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Beds. Weekend camping available. All eras welcome. MV visitors get two tickets and use of the direct entrance by the restaurant, which means no queuing. Arrive in convoy from near Olney or make your own way there. More details later.
Thursday, June 6. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN. THIS MAY BE CHANGED OWING TO D-DAY EVENTS.
Sunday, June 9: Olney Motorama.
Saturday, June 29. Armed Forces Day. More later.

July

Thursday, July 4. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.

August

Thursday, August 1. No area meeting as we'll be setting up for Operation Market Harborough.
Saturday-Sunday, August 3-4: Operation Market Harborough. Our big show of the season!
Saturday-Monday, August 24-26. Tanks, Trucks and Firepower, Dunchurch, near Rugby.

September

Thursday, September 5. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Friday-Sunday, September 13-15. Bedfordshire Steam and Country Fayre. See https://bseps.org.uk/rally/

October

Thursday, October 3. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.

November

Thursday, November 7. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.

December

Thursday, December 5. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN. Meal, quiz and Secret Santa.