Current Events

EVENT CALENDAR

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Friday, 19th October 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown.

Usually in room 4A starting at 7:45pm. (please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes)

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting.

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday 20th October 2018

Khanacross

Cataract Khanacross, organised by the Christian Austosports Club of Australia at their ground at the Scouts Park at Cararact Dam.

Khanacross Championship  Pointscore.

 

 

Saturday20th /Sunday21st October 2018

Mudgee Italian Job Weekend

Members and mini enthusiasts are invited to join in for a great mini drive and weekend in the mid-west of NSW where we will visit a few wineries on Saturday afternoon followed by a great Italian feed on Saturday night at Isabella’s Trattoria.
Sunday morning breakfast will be at a local café followed by a visit to Mudgee Honey Haven before leaving for home.
 
Please book your own accommodation but be aware due to the time of the year accommodation appears to be limited. At this stage I have found the Horatio Motel in Mudgee has King suite rooms available for $210 per night for a group booking and rooms are available at Ningara Motel from $148 per night if the booking is made before 22nd July, plus the Park View Hotel has vacancies from $259 . There are other options at caravan parks, hotels or motels although a number will only take weekend bookings for 2 nights.
Please advise me if you are attending by 30th September and where you will be staying so we can ensure the best communications.
 
Meet at M4 Westbound McDonalds, 8:00am for 8:30am departure. We will travel west via M4 and the Great Western Highway until Lithgow where we will have a brief stop. After Lithgow we turn off onto the B55 Castlereagh Highway which will take us all the way to Mudgee. Estimated arrival time is 12:30pm.
Please RSVP by 30th September so I can confirm numbers with the restaurant and for the other events.
For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

 

Gus Staunton points

 

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for the upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd on 0412 521 058 for venue details.

 

24 – 28 October 2018

Moke roundup

Moke Roundup Tamworth

Moke Round Up 2018 is the 5th biennial event of it’s kind held in Tamworth NSW.

See website for further details https://www.mokeroundup.com.au/information.html

 

Tuesday, 30th October 2018

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.

Note: Now held at – Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA

 

Friday, 2nd November 2018

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club’s General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yagoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Arena Sports Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday 3rd November 2018

Track Day

Marulan Drive Day, organised by the Christian Autosports Club of Aust.

Details on their website. Entry fee $175

Non pointscore event.

 

Sunday 11th November 2018

Linnwood House All British Day Car Display

The Friends of Linnwood have invited our car club to take part in one of their Open Days at historic Linnwood, in 2018.

Centenary of Armistice Day – 11th November 1918. The “Last Post” will be played and the flag raised at 11am, followed by a minutes silence.

Mini Club members to meet in Byron Road at 8:30am and enter as a group

“Linnwood” is a NSW State Heritage Listed house (1891) sitting on approx. 5ha of ground at 25 Byron Road, Guildford.

Gates are open from around 8:30am and the house is open to the public from 11am till 4pm. Entry fee of $3 per person

A sausage sizzle and Devonshire Teas are available inside the house, where there is a variety of craft stalls on display as well. Something for everyone! There will also be a band or musical group performing on the day.

There are 4 Open Days per year and this event will have the following car clubs: Rolls Royce,  Rover, Jaguar, Range Rover, Alvis, Wolseley, Morris Register, Antique & Classic Car Club plus The Trevor Thomas Big Bikes Day.  The front lawn at Linnwood can accommodate 100+ vehicles, so space is usuall not a problem.

All money raised by the Friends on the day goes towards continued restoration and conservation of the house.

Please see the website at www.linnwood.org.au for information about the house and the Friends or have a look at our Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/photos/11532742@N03/ to see some of our previous Open Days.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112

 

Friday, 16th November 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown.

Usually in room 4A starting at 7:45pm. (please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes)

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting.

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday 17th November 2018

Blue Mountains drive – Dinner at Cricketers Arms

Saturday afternoon drive to the Blue Mountains via Bells Line of Road returning via the Great Western Highway for a meal at the Royal Cricketers Arms, 385 Reservoir Road, Prospect.

Meet at McDonalds, Marsden Park, Richmond Road, just past Bunnings 12:00pm for a 12:30pm departure. We will travel west to Richmond then the Bells Line of Road to Bell. A few stops along the way at Katoomba or Blackheath before returning to Sydney via the Great Western highway and M4 to Reservoir road where we veer left near the Caltex and follow the signs turning right onto Reservoir road and proceed to arrive at the final destination of the Royal Cricketers Arms hotel.

http://mycricketers.com.au/   at approx. 5:30 – 6pm for drinks and dinner.

For more information and to RSVP please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

Please note: I will pre booked a table and require members to RSVP by Monday 12th November so I can confirm the booking and numbers with the Cricketers Arms Hotel

 

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for the upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd on 0412 521 058 for venue details.

 

Tuesday, 4th December 2018

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.

Note: Now held at – Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA

 

Friday, 7th December 2018

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club’s General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yagoona. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Arena Sports Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 9th December 2018

Christmas picnic & Club Plate Inspection

Mini Car Club Christmas Picnic and Annual Club Plate Inspection Day, will again for this year be an early morning with BBQ breakfast and drinks being provided and club plated cars inspected.

Location this year will be Blaxland Riverside Park. Part of the Sydney Olympic Park precinct, Jameison Street, OFF Holker St, Silverwater behind Silverwater Correctional Centre.

Meet at the venue at 8am or organise a convoy with your friends.

Drive down Holker Street and turn in the Jameison Street, along the eastern side of the Correctional Centre then turn left at the large Riverside Park sign, before Newington Armory, into the parking  and picnic area. Travel along the car park for approx. 300 metres and we will be on the right.

The club will be catering for this event so you MUST RSVP by the 2nd December otherwise you will miss out.

Bring your own chairs, although there are a number of picnic tables and undercover shelter available.

REMEMBER ALL CLUB PLATED CARS ARE ASKED TO ATTEND FOR THEIR ANNUAL ELIGIBILITY INSPECTION

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112.

Gus Staunton points

 

Saturday 15th December 2018

Gerringong Street Parade

Once again the Mini Club of NSW has been invited to participate in the Christmas street parade. Join the celebrations when the Rotary Club of Gerringong presents the Christmas Street Parade and Party with food stalls, market and craft stalls. Santa will help bring the main street and the Old School Park to life as the street parade is led by the Illawarra Pipe Band followed by vintage cars, hot rods, trikes and community and sporting groups as they travel down the main street. Have photos taken with Santa by a professional photographer, buy unique and unusual gifts for Christmas from one of the many craft and specialty stores including clothing and toys. Other highlights include face painting for the kids and a baby animal farm. This is a Rotary Club of Gerringong Sunrise – a fundraiser for community projects.

There is a convoy for this event which will meet at Heathcote McDonalds, cnr Heathcote Road and Princess Hway. Leaving at 8:30am travelling south to meet up with Minis in the Gong members around 9:30 am at Albion Park McDonalds. Leaving here at 9:45am for the remainder of the journey to the Mick Cronan Oval, Blackwood St, Gerringong.

At the oval we will decorate our cars and form up for the procession around10:45am. The parade starts at 11am and lasts for about 10minutes after which we will park in the main street for a casual display of our cars. At this point we are free to wander around the town and look at the festivities and local market stalls and queue up for a steak sandwich and drink.

For more details and to register your interest please contact Michael Benton phone 0411019112

Gus Staunton points

 

Friday, 21st December 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown.

Usually in room 4A starting at 7:45pm. (please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes)

All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting.

For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday 25th December

Christmas Day

 

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OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST


Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up!

Paddys Brewery

268 Parramatta Road, Flemington

We meet on the Second Wednesday of each Month (SWOM) at 7:30pm for a great pub meal and lots of talk about minis then the people who attend decide on the destination for a cruise somewhere around Sydney and photo opportunity, sometimes within the Sydney Olympic Park precinct or Harry’s, Church Street, Parramatta.

Plenty of parking available within view of the bistro courtyard.

Always check the websites www.sydneyminis.com or Facebook in case there are any changes.

 

Minis in the Gong Runs

Please note that all Minis in the Gong events are now on our Gus Staunton Points.

If you own a Mini or a Mini Variant, or a BMW MINI you will be more than welcome to accompany any of our events. You don’t have to be in the Gong to join in. We regularly see ACT, Sydney & Southern Highlands cars. There are no membership or joining fees as MITG is this website, and that is all it is.

Start: Key Batteries, Crn Mt Keira Rd & Abercrombie St

For more information and to find out details of the next event  www.minisinthegong.com.au

Sunday 9th September – Wollondilly Run

08:30 am
– Meet at Key Batteries, Cnr of Abercrombie St and Mt Keira Rd, West Wollongong.
09:00 am
– Depart from Key Batteries
Travel via Mt Kembla/Picton Rd/Macarther Drive/Douglas Park Drive/Camden Rd/Finns Rd/Rememberance Drive/Razorback/
(We will regroup at Mt Keira Pub if we get separated early on)
10:30am Morning Tea at Common Ground Bakery, Rememberence Drive, Picton
Drive west out to thru Oakdale to Nattai/Burragorang Lookout for a short break.
Head back toward The Oaks
12:00pm Lunch at “The Oaks” (option of Pub Lunch or Takeaway cafes)
Return to Wollongong via Mt. Kiera

Saturday 13th October – Short Run No4

Details to come

Sunday 11th November “B” Run

The idea behind this run is we will be driving though Burradoo, Bowral, Burrawang, Bundanoon, Broughton Park, and Berrima (although not necessarily in that order), with a stop for lunch.
8:30 AM – Meet at Key Batteries, Cnr of Abercrombie St and Mt Keira Rd, West Wollongong.
9:00 AM – Depart from Key Batteries
9:20 AM – Pickup point near the school on Tongarra Rd, Albion Park.

It’s the B’s run because we travel through many towns and places starting with B.

Sunday 16th December – Short Run No5

Details to come

 


 

Minis on the Coast – Monthly cruises

Minis on The Coast is a social car group for Mini owners and Mini fans based on the NSW Central Coast.

The group meet on the last Sunday of each month at Cars and Coffee Kariong NSW Central Coast. 9am to 12 noon

All Mini owners and fans of Minis are welcome to attend any event. Event details are found on our web page or facebook page.

Mt Penang Event Park, off Kangoo Road, Kariong, Behind Worthingtons BMW MINI
From there we will decide on further Mini run destination

For more details call David on 0403 913 840

To check the latest event details for Minis on the Coast please click Here.

https://minisonthecoast.com.au/

Check Facebook for updates as date is dependent on park availability.http://www.facebook.com/cccarsandcoffee

Meet each month at the Central Coast Cars and Coffee Event (except December)

 

 

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Please note that all convoys may not be published in the Clubs magazines and if you would like to participate go onto our web page www.miniclub.com.au or our face book page to get the convoy details (including club plated cars).

 


Bosscraft Cars N Coffee – Picton

First Saturday of the month 

The event runs from 6.30am till about 9am. Tea/Coffee and bacon and egg rolls are available, to sort any hunger issues

The event is typically held at 10 Bollard Place, Picton, NSW, 2571. It’s open to all types of vehicles (bikes, cars, trucks etc) and we’d love to continue seeing the diverse range that continues to show up.

In the event that it’s a wet weather day, or the location is changed, we’ll post info on this page and also the new ‘Cars N Coffee’ Facebook page, indicating whether or not it’s still on, so watch that space, for details.

Phone 02 4677 2282 or email www.bosskraft.com for more information.

 

Cars and Coffee – St Ives Showground

First Sunday of every month

Held at the picturesque St Ives Showgrounds, Mona Vale road, St Ives.

Come along and join in interesting, quirky, eye catching and collectible cars of all ages between 8am and11am

There will coffee vans, a scrumptious barbecue as well as other food vans, some trade displays and in time the club hopes to feature low key ‘Sunday morning’ music to chill out to while enjoying the Sunday morning atmosphere.

For further information contact the North Shore Sporting Car Club


Cars and Coffee St Ives

Cruise & Dine Night

Second Saturday of each Month –

Hungry Jacks Sylvania

Cnr. Box Rd and Port Hacking Road

A casual meet & greet for hot rod & custom car enthusiasts, from 5:30pm.