The March 2018 Illawarra Register Report

Catch up on all the news and upcoming events with the Illawarra Register of the MG Car Club Sydney thanks to the March report by Michael Hough.

With thanks to Michael Hough

Hi to each of you! It is with great pleasure that I look forward to the first of 2018’s Illawarra Register MG Car Club runs – a social run that will be held on the morning of Thursday the 22nd of March to the Mt Keira Summit park, followed by morning tea and an tour of the nearby Mt Keira Scout Camp.

We are aiming to create a series of relaxed and enjoyable events that give the option of taking the MG for a run while also enjoying the social side of the club. A second success factor is that the MG Illawarra Register is combing with the Jaguar Drivers Club (Illawarra Register) for these events, and as a consequence we are getting a useful and interesting mix of cars from these two classic British Marques.

2018 MG Car Club Sydney Illawarra Register Runs

Thursday 22nd March Run to Mt. Keira Summit Park & the Mt Keira Scout Camp

Rendezvous at 10AM to the top of Mt Keira summit park. We will then head to Mt Keira Scout camp for morning tea. You can either bring your own or, Scouts will provide a full morning tea for $8 per head.

Thursday 24th May run to the Premises of Claude Harris in Albion Park Rail

Claude has owned an MGTA for many years and has an extensive display of MG and early Holden items as well as an absolutely immaculate early Norton motorbike.

Sunday 22nd of July – Christmas in July at Mt Keira Scout Camp

Our Thursday, 27th of September and Thursday, 22nd November runs do not yet have confirmed venues.

If you have any suggestions for interesting runs or good locations for a catch-up, please get in touch.

Some MG Motoring Photos from the Lions Club of Gerringong’s 2018 Motor Fest

This month Ron Critcher and I supported the Lions Club of Gerringong’s annual fund raiser motor show held on Saturday 17 Feb at the very picturesque Mick Cronin memorial oval at Gerringong.

In February, the car show coincides with the monthly street fair and markets held in the nearby main street of this lovely Coastal lifestyle town. It is a classic example of a regional community event and is well supported by a wide range of clubs, but still offers a smaller and friendlier scale of attendance.

I attended in my Mk 2 Jaguar saloon this time, but as the associated photos show there was a good range of MGs present, mostly, but not limited to, MGBs and MGTCs.

I look forward to seeing you on one of our MG Car Club (Illawarra) runs soon. A reminder that the dates are:

  • The morning of Thursday 22nd March
  • The morning of Thursday 24th May
  • Lunchtime on Sunday 22nd July
  • The morning of Thursday 27th September
  • The morning of Thursday 22nd November 2018

Please remember that these are social runs, so if the weather is kind – bring the MG and enjoy yourself. If the weather is bad, bring the MG or something more modern and enjoy yourself anyway!

Best regards,

Michael Hough
Illawarra Register Secretary
[email protected]
Phone: 0418 424 748

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