Events list

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AROCKES on Social Media

Our section private GROUP is also on Facebook – AROC Kent & East Sussex, the link to follows is –

https://www.facebook.com/groups/632704330571841/

Our section Facebook PAGE, which is open to all and linked to both Twitter and Instagram is

https://www.facebook.com/alfa-romeo-owners-club-kent-east-sussex-111801164075641/

Calendar 2024

Sat 20th January 2024Annual Post Christmas Dinner

(All friends and family Invited)at The Weald of Kent Golf Club and Hotel. The meal will be Italian and hotel rooms are available. Book at £33/head for the meal (the same price as last year but with added vegetarian options)  There will also be an After Dinner Speaker in the form of the renowned Davie Peddie who will present a speech on “Designing, building and racing an Alfa Romeo race car.”

Hotel rooms: are available here – Golf | Weald Of Kent | Headcorn (weald-of-kent.co.uk) 

Thursday 25th January 2024

There will be no section meeting on this date due to proximity of the PCD.

Thursday 22nd February 2024 – Our Annual General Meeting (AGM)

(All Invited) will be at the Moat from 7PM.

Saturday 6th April 2024 – Heritage show at Kent County Showground

(Any age of club Alfa – Please note booking instructions) We have been allocated 20 places after which we will run a reserve list.
Please let secretary know you wish to attend. Stating age of your car (pre-1990 Alfas will be free)
how many passengers and children under 14. Once secretary has been informed and space for you
has been confirmed (to avoid over booking)Please then contact the venue on 01622 633053 during
business hours to pay the following ticket fees – Pre 1990 – free, Post 1990 – £5, Passengers – £10

each and under 14’s – £1. This event is by advance booking only via secretary if you wish to exhibit
with the section. Whether we exhibit in the prestigious indoor arena has yet to be decided by the
organisers – but is likely. Please remember to contact secretary first to ensure there is space for you.

Saturday 21st April 2024 – Drive out and lunch for drive it day 

(Any age of club Alfa) A 37 mile tulip rally from West Malling and finishing with a roast lunch at the Peacock Inn, Cranbook.

Sunday 28th April 2024 – Headcorn Aerodrome Car show

(Any age of club Alfa) this costs around £3-50 and you have to buy a token to get out of the display area from the cafes …. you have to turn up early to get front row car parking for the resident Spitfire take off and landing, section display  and antique air show including free fall parachuting. There are two cafes and a good museum around Kent’s WWII experience including a V1 flying bomb. Let Secretary know you are attending for e-mailed timings so we can display together.

Saturday 4th May 2024- Magnificent Motors Eastbourne 

(Any age of club Alfa) details TBC & awaiting allocation of number of places from the organiser. But let secretary know if you wish to attend

Sunday 5th May 2024 – Magnificent Motors Eastbourne 

(Any age of club Alfa) details TBC & awaiting allocation of number of places from the organiser. But let secretary know if you wish to attend

Sunday 19th May 2024 – Faversham Festival of Transport 

(Any age of Club Alfa) https://www.eventbrite.com/ and use the search facility to look up “Faversham Festival of Transport.” We are going to exhibit as part of the street show. The category you will need to book on is Classic/sports cars 1945 onwards the cost is £6-15 this will take you in through gate A. We will RV to arrive together to show together. https://www.eventbrite.com/

Please book as an individual entry and let secretary know to include you in emails to arrive together to display together emails. Please book under category Classic/sports post 1945. Entry is via Gate A.

Saturday 25th May 2024 – Marden Classic 

(Older club Alfas) to apply please e-mail Nick@Mardenmotorclub.org Please state age and type of Alfa. Arrivals 1000 & show ends 1530. TN129AB 

Saturday 25th May 2024 – Chris West’s Sandwich Technology School Show

Near Sandwich. Application form available from Secretary or Motor Shows – Classic Music & Motors (classicmusicandmotors.co.uk) Please let secretary know you are attending to arrange a section display stand space. (Please do not confuse this event with Sandwich Goes Italian in August 2024 details TBC)

Sunday 26th May 2024 – Historic Masters Brands Hatch

Historic Masters Brands Hatch (any age of Club Alfa) Booking is now live at https://www.display myvehicle.com. Please see email from secretary for the booking code.

Saturday 15th June 2024 – Hever Castle

Hever Castle (Any age of club Alfa) Just Let secretary know you wish to attend and you will be provided with a payment link around a month to 3 weeks before the event which the secretary will e-mail out to you individually. (Usually about £10) we have been allocated 40 spaces each day for this event. This is a stunning location in the castle gardens and a picnic is highly recommended in beautiful surroundings.

Sunday 16th June 2024 – Hever Castle

Hever Castle (Any age of club Alfa) Just Let secretary know you wish to attend and you will be provided with a payment link around a month to 3 weeks before the event which the secretary will e-mail out to you individually. (Usually about £10) we have been allocated 40 spaces each day for this event. This is a stunning location in the castle gardens and a picnic is highly recommended in beautiful surroundings.

Sunday 16th June 2024 – Headcorn Aerodrome Car show

(Any age of club Alfa) this costs around £3-50 and you have to buy a token to get out of the display area from the cafes …. you have to turn up early to get front row car parking for the resident Spitfire take off and landing, section display  and antique air show including free fall parachuting. There are two cafes and a good museum around Kent’s WWII experience including a V1 flying bomb. Let Secretary know you are attending for e-mailed timings so we can display together.

Saturday 6th July 2024 – Deal and Walmer Classic Car Show

(Any age of club Alfa) please see www.walmerclassics.co.uk for booking. (This is a sea front show in the centre of Deal)

Saturday 20th July 2024 – Eat Dean and Friston Country Fete 

(Any age of club Alfa) this is now fully booked but contact secretary to be placed on the reserve list.

Sunday 21st July 2024 – Appledore 

(Any age of Club Alfa) If you have been to Northiam, Rye, East Dean or any of the other intimate country village shows then this is very similar. Incl child’s play area and food stalls etc. Booking details TBC.

Sunday 4th August 2024 – Coolings Garden Centre 

(Any age of club Alfa) Fill out entry form (available from secretary, your e-mails or download from Facebook) and post to organiser & make donation of £10 using the link below:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/charity-carshow

Saturday 10th August 2024 – Motors by the Moat Leeds Castle

(any age of Club Alfa) we welcome the resurgence of this event that was discontinued in 2019 due to the Pandemic and was a fantastic show event. Please complete the application form for club entry (available from FB or secretary) this event is recommended.

Sunday 11th August 2024 – Motors by the Moat Leeds Castle

(any age of Club Alfa) we welcome the resurgence of this event that was discontinued in 2019 due to the Pandemic and was a fantastic show event. Please complete the application form for club entry (available from FB or secretary) this event is recommended especially if you could not get into Festival Italia on the same Sunday and is a good alternative

Sunday 11th August 2024 – Brands Hatch Festival Italia

(Any age of club Alfa) – To book please go to Display My Vehicle  (https://www.displaymyvehicle.com) you will need the code 1886 (please do not share the code as it’s what you pay your membership for.) You will also need to register your Alfa and submit your application. Once accepted (usually within a day) you follow the link provided to pay from the display my vehicle website. This is half price for the driver and car and you will also need to pay for passengers.

Although 50 places sounds a lot the places will soon get booked up so I hasten you all not to delay.

Sunday 18th August 2024 – National Alfa Day, Bicester

(All Alfa Romeo) tickets from https://www.aroc-uk.com

Sunday 25th August 2024 – Headcorn Aerodrome Car show

(Any age of club Alfa) this costs around £3-50 and you have to buy a token to get out of the display area from the cafes …. you have to turn up early to get front row car parking for the resident Spitfire take off and landing, section display  and antique air show including free fall parachuting. There are two cafes and a good museum around Kent’s WWII experience including a V1 flying bomb. Let Secretary know you are attending for e-mailed timings so we can display together.

Sunday 8th September 2024 – Southern Alfa Day

Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey (All Alfa Romeo) tickets from https://www.aroc-uk.com

Sunday 29th September 2024 – Headcorn Aerodrome Car show

(Any age of club Alfa) this costs around £3-50 and you have to buy a token to get out of the display area from the cafes …. you have to turn up early to get front row car parking for the resident Spitfire take off and landing, section display  and antique air show including free fall parachuting. There are two cafes and a good museum around Kent’s WWII experience including a V1 flying bomb. Let Secretary know you are attending for e-mailed timings so we can display together.

More events will be added to the calendar as time goes on.

Paul Newberry

 Kent-sussex@aroc-uk.com