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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 events, from local area events to national events We have club stands at the National Kit Car Shows at Malvern and Newark 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?


    West Mids Monthly Meet 28th September 2022

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    The area meet formerly known as Warks, Worcs and West Midlands.

    Still on the last Wednesday of the month (next Wednesday), same venue and time, 6PM onwards, Malt Shovel Pub, Coventry Road, Nr Stonebridge, Coventry, CV7 7HL

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

    Everyone welcome. See you there.


    leicestershire christmas meal

    tractor
    By tractor,

    its that time of year to start thinking of the festive season and this year i propose a change of venue to the Red Cow at Leicester forest east on the 3/12/22 at 7pm they also do accomadation so anybody that wants to stop over they can so lets have a show of hands of people that want to attend 

     

    so we have a list of people who have confirmed with menu choices 

    matt -jasmine 

    sharon -kerry 

    andi-claire-jasper 

    tony-fodhla

    richy-jackie 

    chris-jayne -dan

    mat - jasmine 

    phill - helen 

    dean danielle reggie

    keith - becky  


    Southwest Area Meet

    Robbie 2B
    By Robbie 2B,

    All are welcome at a Southwest area meet on Saturday 24 September 2022. Location; the Cat & Fiddle in Clyst St Mary which is situated on the A3052 east of Exeter (EX5 1DP).

    From 12:00 and if there is interest, and the weather is kind, an afternoon run into Sidmouth may be on the cards.

    All are welcome in car or tin-top.

     Robbie


    leicestershire monthly meet

    tractor
    By tractor,

    the  monthly meet will be at the gate hangs well syston at 19.30 on the 21st of september hope to see a few more people than last month 


    East of England Meets for September

    alanrichey
    By alanrichey,

    A bit of a disappointing turnout at the End-of-Season Bash last weekend although all the participants had a good time.   But in the East we don't have a season, we operate all year round 😀

    So, seeing as the weather next week has suddenly come good, we are going to have a picnic at one of our favourite meeting places.   Sywell Aerodrome in Nottinghamshire (NN6 0BN).    A large free car park, a cafe if you don't want to self-cater, a museum, a static aircraft display and also a nice view of the operations on the airfileld.

    All welcome, 12:00 on Tuesday 13th Sept, bring a chair, or a rug.

    And don't forget the GBS Coffee & Cake on Sat 17th, weather lookin OK at this stage.


    GBS

    HAWKNORTH
    By HAWKNORTH,

    Cars and coffee at GBS  premises 17th September. Usually a good turnout weather permitting.

    Dave.


    North East area extra meeting at Darlington. Wednesday September 14th 2022.

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    Hi all it's September already, and time for the Monthly meet, We will be at the usual venue of,

    The Old Farmhouse,Yarm road, Darlington. DL2 1JZ.

    Hope to see you there from 7pm 

    Best regards

    Allan


    New Magazine Editor required

    nelmo
    By nelmo,

    Sadly, after 3 or 4 years in the role, I am retiring as the magazine editor in around May next year. As such, this leaves an exciting opportunity for a new editor to make their mark on the unique feature of our club, the magazine.

    The role

    1. Every 3 months (Jan, April, July, September), generate the club magazine (about 15 hours of work).

    2.  Once a year, invoice the club sponsors for their sponsorship amount.

    Required Skills

    1. Ability to use a desktop publishing suite—I use Microsoft Publisher which is bundled with Microsoft Office (I get mine from work) but if you have anything else, that is fine. Once generated as a PDF, I send this to our printers, along with a list of member addresses, and they print and post the magazines out - nice and simple.

    2. Experience with Microsoft Excel, to generate invoices (I have templates) and keep track of sponsors details etc.

    I will provide a very thorough handover for the new editor and I’ll be available for assistance as I will still remain a member of the club.

    Please email me (magazine@rhocar.org) or contact me through the forum for more details or to volunteer.

     


    Dirty Duck Camping 2023

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    We know its 9 months away and we are organizing our 3rd Dirty Duck Camping weekend  for 2023, 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 16th June 2023 to Sunday 18th 2023, 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 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 next year, Sharon & Kerry

     


    Yorks/Lincs, fka South Yorkshireish Area Meet September

    Grim
    By Grim,

    September's meet is on Wednesday the 7th at:

    Monk's Bridge Farm
    Nobel Way,
    Dinnington,
    S25 3QB
     
    Coming eastbound from the M1 J31, take a left at the roundabout by the red lion and proceed for nearly 2 miles, and Monk's bridge is the 4th exit off the next roundabout.
    https://goo.gl/maps/TcekDG8AHPQ2

    Normal time is 7:30, though some may turn up earlier if eating.

    Andy


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