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  • Welcome to The UK Kit Car Club

    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?


    Stilton Run 2019 Lunch

    Derek
    By Derek,

    I have spoken to the Bell Inn at Stilton (http://www.thebellstilton.co.uk/ )and they are prepared to cater for us again this year.

     

    Please can we pay the deposit individually as we did last year as this worked well?

     

    If you call 01733 241066 to reserve a place or a table please mention my name, Derek Overfield, and you are with the RHOCaR group for lunch on April 28th at 2pm.

     

    A deposit of £5 per person will be payable by card when you book.

     

    I will post the April menu once it is released and if you pre order with me I will pass it onto the The Bell in Stilton, as we did last year.

     

    You will need to book and pay a deposit yourself please.

     

    Please let me know you have booked and how many you have paid a deposit for, that way I can organise the pre order.

     

    The Stilton Run entry form is below. You don't have to enter but the entry fee goes to the Air Ambulance charity.

    Entry Form 2019.pdf. 


    Ahoc Northeast Meeting

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    Hi to you all and a Happy New Year lets hope that it is good for you all.

    The Adhoc meeting will be on thursday night at the Old Farmhouse Pub on the A67 Darlington Just off the Train and Morrisons roundabout.

    Sorry for the late posting but been a bit busy. Hope as many as can make will be there for the First of 2019.

    Regards Allan


    KITFEST club stand Fri 14th to Sun 16th June 2019

    Matt brown
    By Matt brown,

    We are looking to book a club stand for us at the first KITFEST event.

     

    all details can be found here --->  http://www.santapod.co.uk/kitfest.php

     

    tickets are £17.60 each for the weekend until the 31st Jan after that

    ticket prices raise to £22 each for the weekend until the 7th June

    day tickets are also available if not wanting to camp 

     

    we need a rough number of cars that will be attending so they can allocate space for the club and camping.

     

    kitfestheader.jpg


    Hants & Dorset January Meet

    fry61
    By fry61,

    Good morning to all, time to remove the decorations from home & garden & return to the chilly dull grey of winter ; no snow expected down here in the south to play in or work through SO --- how about a meet for a warming lunch & lively banter --- anywhere will do & arrive in any form of transport that suits.

    Names of those interested & possible venues please.


    Membership packs

    DeanRudkin
    By DeanRudkin,

    I’m all up to date on membership packs they will go out in the post on Monday so expect them around Friday any problems just message me thanks 


    Stratford Festival of Motoring

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1855129357929463/?ti=icl

    Free motor event in Stratford-upon-Avon with a huge selection of cars; classics, supers and more. Live music. Lots of action!  Over 300 cars on show, set against the beautiful backdrop of Stratford town centre amidst a fantastic selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and attractions for all.

    Participating cars pay an entrance fee to help towards the running costs. Highly recommended to book in advance. Limited spaces likely to be available on the day.


    Warks / Worcs / West Mids Xmas Meal Wed 30th January 2019

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

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

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

    https://maps.google....=classic&dg=brw

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

    http://www.tobycarve...meriden/carvery


    Meet up from 7PM onwards and aiming to eat around 7-30 but latecomers can still get fed if they can't get there that early. I like to give the pub a better idea of the headcount a few days before the event so if interested parties let me know, I'll start a list and I'll make a booking for 25 people to get things rolling. If we get more people we'll either squeeze up a bit or take up more of the main dining area.

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

    ATTENDING

    Richard and Jackie

    Stuart and Sarah

    Steve, Rosemary, Rebecca, Geoff  and Pat.

    Dean and Nicola

    Steve, Dee and Paige

    Andi, Clare and Jasper

    Keith and Becky

    Gaz and Carol

    Vic and Rita, Graham and Dot.

    Bob and Di. 

    Martin and Karen

    Dan, Becky and Lily

    Jeff and Lyndon

     

     


    2019 Membership renewals

    theduck
    By theduck,

    Just a reminder that membership renewals are now due and can be purchased by returning the form and payment in the magazine or by purchasing online at this link https://www.rhocar.org/index.php?/subscriptions/

     

    If you have purchased your membership since we upgraded the forum then you already have a rolling 12 monthly membership and so don't need to do anything.

    I will be downgrading members who have not renewed on Friday.

     

     

    PLEASE BE SURE TO FILL IN YOUR ADDRESS ON YOUR FORUM PROFILE. WITHOUT IT WE CANT SEND YOU YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD OR MAGAZINES


    South Yorkshireish Area Meet 9th January

    Grim
    By Grim,

     

    January's meet is a week later than normal, by popular demand... 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


    Usual time of 7:30 on wednesday the 9th


    Midlands Area run out - Sunday 30th December

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    As the weather is mild at the moment, I thought about having a run out this Sunday. Mostly it's a chance to catch up and have a chat so don't feel obliged to come in a kit - tin tops are fine.

    Thinking of meeting at the Malt Shovel (Toby Carvery Stonebridge Coventry) for a leisurely breakfast from 10AM onwards and then head off around 11AM. I'm thinking we could head up to Carsington Water near Ashbourne for a cuppa and then head back via the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas.

    http://www.thenma.org.uk/


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