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2023

January

There is no SEM area meeting in January.
Sunday, January 1. Vintage Stony classic car meet in Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11 1BE. 0930-1400. Further event information is available at External link opens in new tab or windowwww.vintagestony.co.uk
Sunday, January 15.  Sywell Aviation Museum talk: "The Rich Tapestry of (Aviation) Life"   by David McIntyre, 1430 hours, Cirrus Room, Aviator Hotel, Sywell Aerodrome, NN6 0BN. Info:  sywellaviationmuseum.org.uk and poster below. Admission £5.
Tuesday, January 17. Funeral of the late John Marchant, St John the Evangelist Church, Church Lane, Wicken, Northamptonshire, MK19 6BN, at 11am. His family would welcome MVT members with their vehicles, which can be parked outside the church. Please make sure your vehicle is parked before 10.45am. Flowers from the family only please, although there will be a charity collection at the church.
Sunday, January 22. Roger's Road Run. start 1000 hours-ish from The Turnpike Beefeater on the A4500 near Harpole, NN7 4DD, Breakfast available but get there before 9am as it could get busy. Soup stop and late lunch at a pub (optional).
Sunday, January 29. Stoneleigh Militaria parts fair. See: https://www.militariashows.com/stoneleigh/2022-05-22/

February

Thursday, February 9. Area meeting and AGM, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Sunday, February 19. Sywell Aviation Museum talk: "A Tale of Two Lancs"   by BBMF pilot Mike Chatterton. 1430 hours, Cirrus Room, Aviator Hotel, Sywell Aerodrome, NN6 0BN. Info:  sywellaviationmuseum.org.uk and poster below. Admission £5.

March

Thursday, March 2. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Sunday, March 19. Sywell Aviation Museum talk: "Operation Exodus and the Fate of Lancaster PD339"  by Roger Kirkham and Bill Lockerbie . 1430 hours, Cirrus Room, Aviator Hotel, Sywell Aerodrome, NN6 0BN. Info:  sywellaviationmuseum.org.uk and poster below. Admission £5.

April

Thursday, April 6. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday, April 8 (Easter Saturday). Sywell Aviation Museum grand opening. MVs welcome. Arrive 0900-0930. Food provided.
Sunday, April 23.  Drive It Day being held in support of NSPCC Childline. See https://www.fbhvc.co.uk/drive-it-day
Saturday, April 29. Rotary Club Classic Car 100 Rally and Run meeting at the Playing Field next to the Brampton County Primary School, Harlestone Road, Chapel Brampton, NN6 8AW.
Bacon rolls, burgers, pizza, prosecco, beers, coffee etc. The entrance cost is donations. for charities which include food banks, NMPAT, Hope Centre, Lowdown Kids OUT and many more,


May

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

June

Thursday, June 1. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday, June 3. Newport Pagnell Vintage Event. Despite what the entry form says, post-war vehicles are allowed - more later. Booking form and more info: www.newport-pagnell.org.uk
Sunday, June 4. Classic Stony, Market Square and adjoining streets. Classic car meet. MVs welcome. 0930-1600. Donations for charity. See website https://classicstony.co.uk/
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18. Wartime in the Vale. See https://ashdowncamp.com/

July

Thursday, July 6. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday-Sunday, July 8-9. Woodhall Spa 40s Weekend. See https://woodhall-spa-40s-festival.com/

August

Thursday, August 3. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday-Sunday, August 5-6. Operation Market Harborough (formerly Harborough at War). Large MVT display with other areas. Details later.
Saturday-Sunday, August 19-20. Ramsey 1940s weekend. See https://ramsey1940s.co.uk/1940sWeekend/
Saturday-Monday, August 26-28 (TBC). Tanks, Trucks and Firepower, Dunchurch, near Rugby. See External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.tanks-trucks-and-firepower.co.uk/

September

Thursday, September 7. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Friday-Sunday, September 15-17. Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre. Details later.
Saturday-Sunday, September 16-17. Sheringham 1940s Weekend. See https://lovenorfolk.co.uk/events/holt-sheringham-norfolk-1940s-weekend/

October

Thursday, October 5. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.

November

Thursday, November 2. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN.
Saturday, November 4. Poppy selling at various sites.
Saturday, November 11. Poppy selling at various sites.
Sunday, November 12. Remembrance Day. Details later.

December

Thursday, December 7. Area meeting, 8pm, Aviator Pub, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton, NN6 0BN. Meal, quiz and Secret Santa.