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    Don't be shy! Join in the fun by registering to post on the forum, and to get full benefits you can buy 12 months club membership for just £20!  Membership includes a quarterly club magazine, discounts with insurance companies and specialist suppliers,  exclusive, early or discounted access to a number of events each year and much more!

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  • Welcome to RHOCaR - The UK Kit Car Club

    The aim of the club is to help and support members during the build (and inevitable ongoing maintenance and modification) as well as to plan and organise events throughout the year.
    The Club attends the major kit car shows throughout the year providing a stand with tea and coffee, plus a BBQ with food for members. You'll be warmly received, especially if you bring more food and drink !! We also have stands at many other shows all around the country.

    It's not just shows though, our active area secretaries and members regularly arrange run outs and longer trips to such places as Le Mans, Wales and Scotland, plus the annual club camping weekend and the traditional “end of season” get together. Keep an eye on the events section of the forum for news and details of upcoming events.

    The Club also produces four magazines a year, exclusively for club members, filled with all manner of things club or motoring related, and members can get their own articles published in it as well if they wish.

    The Club is an independent organisation, and although we have our roots as the Robin Hood Owners Club and Register (RHOCaR), we are very much a club for all makes and model of kit car, so anyone can be a "Hoody", as it's all about the state of mind, not the car you drive! Being a member of The UK Kit Car Club has many benefits above those already mentioned. Members benefit from discounted insurance with nearly all of the specialist kit car insurers, and often find that the discount is more than the club membership fee. Membership also gets you full access to the forum, and a variety of other discounts such as with Euro Car Parts. You'll also find other members are willing to go well above and beyond for any other member they see is in need of help !

    So whether you own a Robin Hood, a GBS Zero, a Locost, an MK, a Westfield, a Caterham, (or any of the many other types of kit car), everyone can benefit from joining, so what are you waiting for ?

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    West Mids post-Christmas meal Wed 31st January 2024

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    It's nearly that time again, the annual West Mids post Christmas meal.

    The date is Wednesday 31st January 2024.

    Same format as previous years and at our usual monthly venue The Malt Shovel Pub, Coventry Road, Nr Stonebridge, Coventry, CV7 7HL

    https://maps.app.goo.gl/P7mBK68FBauW2q6C6

    To keep the table bills simple, most people normally opt for the carvery but other options are available:

    https://www.tobycarvery.co.uk/restaurants/midlands/stonebridgeislandmeriden/carverymenu#/

    Meet up from 7PM onwards and aiming to eat around 7-30.

    I like to give the pub a rough headcount in a couple of week's time and then give them a more exact numbers a few days before the event so if interested parties can pencil it in their diary and let me know as soon as possible please.

    Everyone welcome (including ladies and kids) and new members (or those thinking of joining) are especially welcome.

    ATTENDING 

    Richard and Jackie 

    Steve, Rosemary, Rebecca, Geoff, Pat

    Jez

    Gaz +5

    Nicola and Dean

    Dan, Becky and Lily

    Steve, Dee and Paige 

    Martin and Jeff


    Dirty Duck Weekend 2024

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    We know its 5 months away and we are organizing our 4th Dirty Duck Camping weekend  for 2024,the event is open to anyone who wishes to join Sharon and myself for the weekend,we are hoping to see all the usual suspects and it would be lovely to see some new faces,

    The camp site is next to a Canal side pub. and Belvoir Castle is a 5 minute drive where you can get food and drinks along with visiting the Castle.

    The date for the event is Friday 14 June 2024 to Sunday 16 June 2024, we have booked pitch 3 from Thursday to Monday, I suggest booking early to get pitches in the same area to the left of the site, link to Booking and site plan

    We will be eating in the Pub on site Friday evening and it would be great if you could join us, we will be happy to book your table and place your order nearer the time.

    The club will be funding a BBQ on the Saturday evening for members, along with Play your cards right for those who would like to join in.

    A run out will be planed for Saturday, details will follow later.

    Please keep us updated on which pitches you have booked.

    Hoping to see you this year , Sharon & Kerry

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    Stilton Run 2024

    Derek
    By Derek,

    Entries for this years Stilton Run are now open

    HERE

    On the top of the entry form it states....

    The entry form is currently unavailable. Entries will be accepted from January 2nd

    I have been in touch with the organisers and the entry form is working fine, just ignore the message.

    If you are interested in having lunch please reply to this post. I will see how much interest there is and organise lunch somewhere.

    Happy New Year.

    Cheers Derek

    P.S. We are registered.


    Forum outage

    alanrichey
    By alanrichey,

    Sorry about the forum outage today.  Classic case of a software update going wrong.   We have restored everything from the last backup but it means we lost any inputs on Thursday.  

    So if you sent a message or posted anything on Thursday you may have repeat it.


    Kit Car Shows in East of England 2024

    alanrichey
    By alanrichey,

    Hi all

    I have been sent details of shows in the East of England next year where we might have a Club Stand.   Obviously the Club will have a stand at Malvern and Newark, but these other shows will have minimum attendance numbers (usually about 5 cars) to justify a stand.   So if you think you might be attending any of these shows, please message me (alanrichey) to confirm which show you will attend (I suggest you don't reply to this post otherwise it could be overloaded).

    If any other Area Secretaries have similar shows where we could have a stand, please post the details.

    Then nearer the dates we will know whether to apply for a stand.

    1.    Classic Wheels Show - Rutland Showground (LE15 7TW)  - Sunday 19th May 2024

    2.    Baston Car Show - Grimsthorpe Castlel (PE10 0LY)  - Sunday 30th June 2024

    3.    Sywell Classic - Sywell Aerodrome (NN6 0BN) - Sat/Sun 21/22 September 2024   (Clashes with Newark)

    4.    Sandringham Pageant - Sandringham (PE35 6EN) - Sunday 26th May 2024

    Cheers

    Al


    West Mids Monthly Meet 29th November 2023

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Next Wednesday 29th, 6pm onwards, Malt Shovel Pub, Coventry Road, Nr Stonebridge, Coventry, CV7 7HL.

    Generally they're trying to kick us out just after 930pm so if you're coming, don't leave it too late. Also, if you want to eat, book beforehand as they don't normally let people just rock up and eat.

    Entrance to the pub car park is off the A452 Chester Road heading North 50 yards from the island.

    This will be our last meet of 2023 as we don't have one in December. Everyone welcome. See you there


    North East Area November Meeting tuesday 28th from 7pm

    alantoon
    By alantoon,

    This will probably be our last meeting of the year at the Church Mouse, Chester Moor, DH2 3RJ, so would be good to see as many as possible, to catch up on your winter plans before the festivities. I will be coming down in the kit so it would be nice if others joined me, if only to show i'm not the only mad one.


    Club magazine

    nelmo
    By nelmo,

    Great work on the latest mag @Foz - some really interesting stuff in there 👍 


    North East Area Meeting Tuesday 31st from 7pm

    alantoon
    By alantoon,

    👹 Our October meeting is at the Church Mouse, Chester Moor, DH2 3RJ, no need to come in fancy dress.


    West Mids Monthly Meet 25th October 2023

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Next Wednesday 25th, 6pm onwards, Malt Shovel Pub, Coventry Road, Nr Stonebridge, Coventry, CV7 7HL.

    Generally they're trying to kick us out just after 930pm so if you're coming, don't leave it too late. Also, if you want to eat, book beforehand as they don't normally let people just rock up and eat.

    Entrance to the pub car park is off the A452 Chester Road heading North 50 yards from the island.

    Everyone welcome. See you there


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