April 10th. (Sunday) REVISED DATE!! SMVG Annual Swap Meet. Held at the Institute Hall, Bridge of Earn, 2 mins off junction 9 M90. Doors open to the public at 10am, no earlier. Entry £1, under 16's free. Sale of militaria and military vehicle parts. Refreshments in the NAAFI. Scottish Government Covid 19 guidelines pertaining to that weekend will be applied. Taking table bookings now. Tables allocated on a first come first served basis.
Contact Al Smith for table bookings and all other info. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 01356 650367 Mob/Text 07704187739.
April 24th. National Drive it Day. FBHVC initiative to celebrate the one thousand mile trial organised in 1900 to prove the viability of the new invention, the motor vehicle. It’s also a chance to raise awareness and support amongst the public for the historic vehicle movement and keeping transport heritage on UK roads. Check for upcoming announcements regarding any local area organised road runs, otherwise just take to the road and celebrate Drive it Day yourself.
June 11th/12th. Fife Vintage Agricultural Machinery Club, Farming Vintage Rally and Heritage Show. Hosting Champion of Champions. Kilmaron, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4PE. Contact Carol Jack, Tel 07969 120709 eml email@example.com
June 12th, Tayside Classic Motor Show. Tayside Classic Car Club. Errol Airfield, Perthshire, PH2 7TB. Tel 01307 465838 / 07729 690877. firstname.lastname@example.org www.taysideclassiccarclub.co.uk
June 18th & 19th, Keith and Dufftown Railway 1940's Weekend. Check out www.keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk for more information. Promises to be an excellent weekend for the wartime military vehicle owner or re-enactor. Contact our own Helen Bodiam via e-mail at email@example.com for further info.
June 25th. (Saturday) Armed Forces Day Aberdeen. RVP at Albyn Place 10:00 with the procession moving off at 10:30 along Union Street. Contact Mike Ogston on 07812 242664 for further info.
June 26th (Sunday) Western Desert Recce Group. 3rd Military Collectors Fair.
Held in Unit 1, Block 3, Third Road, Blantyre Industrial Estate, G72 0UP.
Contact Gary Wallace for info on 07850 796605. eml firstname.lastname@example.org
June 26th. The Leven Rally. Fife Heritage Railway, Kirkland Sidings, Leven, Fife KY8 4RB. This event is well worth an entry from the SMVG. Early entry is important to secure a space at the rally. There will be no late arrivals allowed, closing date for entries is the 31st May. Anyone interested in attending will find an entry form at the Fife Heritage Railway website at https://www.fifeheritagerailway.co.uk.
Contact J. Danton 07970 929048 email@example.com or M.Urwin 07715 043814 firstname.lastname@example.org for further info.
July 3rd (Sunday) Defend Fife 2022/ Lathalmond Military History Festival. Lathalmond Railway Museum, M90 Commerce Park, KY12 0SJ. See www.shed47.org/events for further info.
July 9th/10th, Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club, 48th Scottish Transport Extravaganza. Glamis Castle, Glamis DD8 1RJ. Contact Lesley Munro on 01307 840311 eml - email@example.com
July 23rd & 24th. Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum Military Vehicle Weekend.
As always we will be welcome to stay at the Museum from the Friday afternoon onward, and there will be a meal provided by the Field kitchen for all exhibitors on the Saturday evening, plus lunch time soup / sandwich on Saturday & Sunday.
August 7th. (Sunday) City of Perth Salute. To be held at the North Inch. EVENT NOW CANCELLED!
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Those interested in attending with their military vehicles should e-mail Roddy Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
August 7th, Glenisla Classic Vehicle Club. Laid back event featuring BBQ, raffle and road runs for cars and a hill/forestry route for classic 4x4's. No charge or entry forms. Contact Colin McIlraith 07855 808975 email@example.com www.gcvc.co.uk
August 14th, Biggar Vintage Rally. The Biggar Albion Foundation LTD. Showfield, Edinburgh Road, ML12 6QX. Military vehicle category, autojumble etc. Contact Helen Carrick on 01899 221497 firstname.lastname@example.org
August 27th/28th. Montrose Air Station Open Weekend. Fly in and Vintage Vehicle Drive in at Broomfield, Montrose. We have an invite to take along military vehicles to form up a display. Overnight camping available. Good selection of light aircraft will be flying in and around this historic airfield over the weekend. Various stalls in attendance. Many new exhibits including Gulf War Veteran Tornado GR4 once flown by Colin MacGregor call sign O Be 2 will be on display at the museum. Contact Neil Butler for further info on 07932 089595
September 10th&11th. Scottish Vintage Tractor and Engine Club. Farming Yesteryear. Incorporating the SMVG Annual Gathering of Military Vehicles. Scone Palace Parklands, Perth PH2 6BD. This year marks 70th anniversary of the venerable Austin Champ, lets see how many we can get on display to mark the occasion.
Check your e-mail inbox for your club entry pack. Entries to be in by the 31st of July. Contact Roddy Brown for further details. eml: email@example.com.
October 9th. Military Vehicles Day. Dundee Museum of Transport, Market Mews, Dundee. DD1 3LA. Contact Alexander Goodger on 01382 455196.
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