The Scottish Military Vehicle Group
The Scottish Military Vehicle Group

 Events

2024

February 11th. (Sunday) S.M.V.G Annual General Meeting. The Institute Hall, Bridge of Earn, PH2 9EA. Meeting starting at 2pm sharp. Contact John Webster at secretary@scottishmvg.org for any further info.

March 16th, (Saturday) Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club, Spring Auction at Bridge View House , Glamis DD8 1QU. lesley@svvc.co.uk  tel 01307 840311

March 24th. (Sunday)  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 £2, under 16's free. Sale of militaria and military vehicle parts, books and collectables. Refreshments in the NAAFI. Tables allocated on a first come first served basis.

Contact Al Smith for info. E-mail swapmeet@scottishmvg.org Tel 07704 187739

(All table space now fully booked!)

April 21st. (Sunday) 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.

April 27th & 28th. Scottish National Scale Model Show at the Dewars Centre,

Glover St, Perth PH2 0TH. www.scotnats.org

May 18th & 19th. BA Vintage Country Fair. BA Events LTD. Lyne of Skene, Aberdeenshire, AB32 7DA. Military display within the woodland area. Vicky Ligertwood (Secretary) ba.eventsltd@gmail.com

May 19th, Vintage Rally Kelso. Border Vintage Agricultural Association. Springwood Park, Kelso, TD5 8LS. Contact Charlie McCririck on 07836 642245 eml: bvaaborders@hotmail.com for further info.

June 2nd, BVAC Classic Festival of Motoring, Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, TD2 6RU. Contact David Hunter, entries@bvac.org.uk

June 9th, Tayside Classic Motor Show. Tayside Classic Car Club. Errol Airfield, Perthshire PH2 7TB. Tel 01307 465838 / 07729 690877. jimary.macleod9x@tinyworld.co.uk

June 15th & 16th. Keith & Dufftown Railway Wartime Weekend.  Usual format but more details nearer the time. Contact Helen  alo.north@scottishmvg.org

June 29th (Saturday) Armed Forces and Veterans Day Aberdeen. Usual RVP at Westhill from 09:30. Formation on Albyn Place in good time for parade departing at 11:00. Contact Mike Ogston to register your interest.  michaelogston201@btinternet.com.

July 13th & 14th. 48th Scottish Transport Extravaganza, Glamis Castle. Contact Lesley Munro at lesley@svvc.co.uk Tel 01307 840311

July 20th, (Saturday) Airborne Forces Day, Magdalen Green Dundee. Organised by the Tayside Branch Parachute Regiment Association. 12:00-17:00 ."Red Devil's" Freefall display team jumping onto the green, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly past and many other attractions. SMVG military vehicles invited. Contact Al Smith for further info. 07704 187739 allsmith@sky.com

July 19th~21st. History in the Field. Western Desert Recce Group SCIO. At the David Livingston Centre Blantyre G72 9BY. Contact Peter -  peter@wdrg.org or Gary - gary@wdrg.org for further info.

July 20th &  21st. Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum. Access from 12.00 Friday. Usual hospitality, evening meal on Saturday and breakfast roll on Sunday.                       Museum is always worth a visit, and this year they have some new displays plus the Control Tower display has had a make over. Contact John Webster,  secretary@scottishmvg.org  or 07712576932

August 4th, Glenisla Classic Vehicle Club. Road runs 10:30am, BBQ picnic and vehicle display 12 noon. (No charge for entry) Glenisla hall PH11 8PH. Colin McIlraith colin.mcllraith@gmail.com. www.gcvc.co.uk

August 11th. Biggar Vintage Rally. The Biggar Albion Foundation LTD. Show field, Edinburgh Road, Biggar ML12 6QX. Contact Helen Carrick on 01899 221497. helenc@biggar-albion.org.uk

August 17th &18th. Garlieston Military Weekend. This annual charity fund raising event will again be hosted at the historic Sorbie Tower.  Usual format with military vehicle convoy and wreath laying at Mulberry Memorial.  Living history displays and military charity stalls, etc. Contact Steve Hanna 07785544065 or John Webster, secretary@scottishmvg.org on 07712576932

August 18th,(Sunday) Military Vehicle Day at the Dundee Transport Museum.

Entry details and further information to follow.

September 7th/8th, SMVG National Gathering at SVTEC Farming Yesteryear, Scone Palace. Scone Palace Parklands, Perth, PH2 6BD

October 19th, (Saturday) Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club, Autumn Auction at Bridge View House , Glamis DD8 1QU. lesley@svvc.co.uk  tel 01307 840311

(Errors & Omissions Excepted)

Always double check the dates and status of these events  before setting off on a long journey!

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