Harrogate MG

& Classic Car Club


June 2022


Carding Shed

We started with coffee & biscuits at The Calverley Arms.

There was a short run to the Carding Shed via the outskirts of Bradford, Brighouse, Huddersfield and Holmfirth.

There were a few variations on the planned route but everybody reached their destination.

There were other groups having a day out including a group of very smartly attired

gentlemen on motorbikes replete with waistcoats and bow ties.

The Shed has a larger café and better menu than their last premises; food and staff were very good.


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Sunny Bank Mills

This cropped up at the last minute and two cars went on the Saturday. 

It was a short hop from home and we thoroughly enjoyed the day.

There was a vintage fair in the mill premises (familiar to those who watch the

Sewing Bee) with food stalls and a bar on site.

It may become a regular feature.


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Tadcaster Classic Car Show

One of the first shows of the year was held at John Smiths car park.

Nice to see David Salter’s Armstrong Siddeley there.


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We have sent information to various outlets re the club’s change of name and our show.

Some have published but others have not, we will keep trying and welcome other suggestions.

The amended club banners have been sent to print and will be ready to use soon.


‘Classic Yorkshire’, an online magazine, has published an article on the MGB with

comments from our chairman about his cars.  They have added a link to our show.

You can subscribe (for free) just put the name into a search engine.

They have also recently done articles on The Carding Shed and Sunny Bank Mills show, still

available on line.



June 18th - Harrogate Car Enthusiasts show at the rugby ground from 10.00am Just turn up.


July 10th - Run and Sunday lunch. Coffee at The Kestrel 10.00am. Lunch at 12.00 at The Anchor , Whixley


July 24th - Ripon Classic Car Gathering. We have a club stand booked. Please let us know if you want to attend.

You need a pass for free entry, contact David Griffiths.


September 11th - Knotford Nook, Otley Vintage Transport. We are having a club stand but need numbers and registrations.

Booking by July club night preferably earlier. Plaques are available at a cost of £5 but need pre-ordering.


A polite request, with attendance at club nights sporadic, that members who have signed up for an event

make a note to remind themselves. If they cannot attend to inform the organiser asap,

it can be somewhat demoralising to have to apologise to the venue on the day for low numbers.

We will, for the time being, e-mail all who have signed up to remind them of details, please reply.

If you do not receive an e-mail a few days before the event but think that you should have done get in touch.

We are always happy to check for you.


Harrogate MG 2022

We still need volunteers to help run the show.

Please sign up to help sooner rather than later. (George’s nerves are getting frazzled. - Susan)

The show meal is booked, see last month’s Distibutor.

Knaresborough Silver Band and a Jazz trio are now confirmed.

There will be a dog show and a book stall, books wanted.

We are still showing ‘Cars of Interest’ and have decided to award first and second place trophies.

We have created a more formal form for this year and hope to expand the concept as the club moves forward.

Other outlets of advertising are being contacted.