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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 on going maintenance and modifcation) as well as to plan and organize a wide range of social and sporting events, from local area events to our national End of Year Bash! We have one of, if not the largest club stand at the National Kit Car Show at Stoneleigh each year, and we definitely serve the best burgers! We also have stands at many other shows throughout the year all around the country. It's not just shows though, our active area secretaries and members arrange regular run outs and even longer trips including the ever popular Wales and Scotland trips.

    The Club produces four magazines a year, exclusively for club members. It is packed with news, events, articles, technical features and irreverent cartoons. The Club is an independent organisation, and although we have our roots as the Robin Hood Owners Club and Register, we are very much a club for all makes and model of kit car, so anyone can be a "Hoody", as its 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 get a discount that is more than the membership fee itself. Membership also gets you full access to the forum, and a wide variety of other discounts, including discounts at Euro Car Parts. You'll also find other members are willing to go well above and beyond for anyone they see is in need of help, as long as they too are a member!

    So whether you own a Robin Hood, a GBS Zero, a Locost, an MK, a Westfield or a Caterham, all can benefit form joining, so what are you waiting for?


    Warks / Worcs / West Mids Monthly Meet August/September 2020

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    I've been back to the Malt Shovel tonight to check out the state of play. They are now open for drinks but unfortunately the area they have set aside for drinking will only accommodate half a dozen people.

    In addition, they are busy on Wednesday nights with people eating subsidised meals and often use the drinking area for eating.

    With this in mind, I still don't think it's safe or practical to hold our regular meeting there just yet.

    I have also done a quick tour of a few other local establishments to look for an alternative and haven't found anything suitable. I think most that are open are mainly serving food and they are also likely to be busy on a Wednesday. 

    If anyone has suggestions for other possibilities, let me know but I won't organise anything unless I can make a visit myself and ensure it's going to be safe for those attending.

    Hopefully I'll catch up with everyone soon.


    End of season bash

    apgodden
    By apgodden,

    I am going to book for the end of season bash,  I will be coming with my 11 year old son for the weekend camping.  Do I buy one weekend adult ticket or 2?


    Greetham Gathering

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    The first event for this year will be on Thursday 20th

    I will be attending as its a great evening out

    http://greethamgathering.co.uk/about/


    Lincolnshire Meetings for August

    alanrichey
    By alanrichey,

    I would like to restart meetings for the Lincolnshire team in August.   As usual I am looking for weekend lunchtime picnics which have been so successful in the past.   Unfortunately I am struggling with the same problems as other area secretaries in that we are limited to 6 people and also I need to find somewhere nice to visit with a big car park and, importantly,  open toilets.   My usual core team of 6 had a couple of practice runs in July, visiting Rutland Water and Foxton Locks, both very successful.   But we used the fact that we are all retired to have the meetings mid-week.  Even then, both of these locations were very busy so would probably be non-starters for a weekend meet.  I'm going to check out Burlghly House on Sunday to see how busy that might be.   But if anyone has any other suggestions in the local area let me know.

    Meanwhile, could I have an idea of who would be interested if I can solve the problems ?   Please PM me or post here and let me know if you are weekend only or could manage any time.


    Postponed - Classic Car Show Knebworth Sun 30th August

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Organisers are trying to gauge interest for a Classic Car Show at Knebworth House on Sunday 30th August 2020 and we are invited. They have completed a full risk assessment and will be implementing strict social distancing rules, using a larger outdoor space than usual, enhanced handwashing/sanitisation and additional safety measures on site.

    If anyone is interested in attending, please add your name To this thread by the end of this Sunday 2nd August so we can let them know and potentially reserve spaces.


    Staffordshire Area Meet 06/08/2020

    Andi
    By Andi,

    Hi all,

    This will be the local event for Staffordshire in August (about time too)

    Spread Eagle Watling St, Gailey, Stafford ST19 5PN

    https://www.spreadeaglepubgailey.co.uk/menus

    https://goo.gl/maps/vt6Hcc3Ae5x4YbfJA

    It`s a huge pub / restaurant / car park / garden and so distancing should not be a problem. Starting at around 19.30pm (you can book a table for food earlier if you like).

    Everybody is welcome, come and drive your cars, or come and look at the cars if your building or thinking of getting a kit.

    Come and say hello to the fat bloke with bleached hair, god knows I need to talk to someone lately.

    Andi


    Leicester Area Meeting

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    I have been in contact with The Gate Hangs Well regarding restarting the area meetings, unfortunately they have a bike meeting every Wednesday and we would have to park in the field, which would also a large group of people which in the current situation is not ideal. 
    mid anyone has any thoughts on a venue please let me know. 
    I will try and find an alternative place central to the group who usually attend the meetings. 
    cheers Kerry 


    End of Season Bash 2020

    Danielle
    By Danielle,

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    Warks / Worcs / West Mids Monthly Meet Wed 29th July 2020

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Tonight I went over to our normal venue The Malt Shovel to see what's happening there. They are open but unfortunately are only serving drinks with food and only taking bookings if you want to eat. 

    I don't think it would be practical to have the meeting there at the moment given the numbers that might attend, the need to maintain small groups (max 6) and the fact that not everyone will want to eat.

     

     


    South Yorkshireish Area Meet August

    Grim
    By Grim,

    Now the pubs are back open (including monk's bridge farm), do we want to resume meets?

    The august meet would be due on Wednesday the 5th. Unfortunately I'm not able to make this as i'm on holiday that week.

    Weather permitting, it might be advisable to meet up outside. What are people's thoughts?

     

    Andy

     


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