BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

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BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Paul296 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:35 pm

The application has just gone in for a BXC stand at the Classic Car and Bike Show in November 2015 at the NEC in Birmingham. We should know sometime in May if we've been successful, so . . . watch this space.

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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Caffiend » Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:48 am

13 - 15 November 2015 :)
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:47 pm

Awesome
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Gary » Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:22 pm

Fingers crossed that we are successful .
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Paul296 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:55 pm

I think we're in with a fair chance this year; we mentioned that our display would include a car recently featured in Practical Classics (quite which one that was escapes me just at the moment :) ), and this year the show moves to the main NEC arena with substantially more exhibition space. So . . . fingers crossed.

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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Kitch » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:57 am

Fingers crossed. The last one was one of the best things I've done with my car, and I'll always be grateful to those who made it happen. Happy to help out on the stand again, and if you want the red 17k 16TRS mk1 I've got I'm sure I could present it in an "as found on a driveway" state!

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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Caffiend » Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 pm

We should be hearing any day now *taps fingers impatiently*

Paul, please would you edit thread title with dates? - in second post. Tarmuchly.
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Tim Leech » Fri May 15, 2015 8:00 pm

Looking forward to it!
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Caffiend » Wed May 27, 2015 8:13 pm

Well. The last I heard was the 14 April when Clarion (event organiser) apologised for delayed response and hoped to let us know by early May. I've now had an email advertising tickets in my Inbox and we're not on the exhibitors list.

So guess that's a 'No' then. Will prod 'em anyway.
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by mds141 » Wed May 27, 2015 8:54 pm

That's a shame. :( Perhaps Joe Public just wants to gawp at old Ford Escorts and Austin 1100's? ](*,)
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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Thread Bear » Thu May 28, 2015 8:10 am

Yet the Borgward Drivers Club were petitioning for more space. Up from 3 cars to 9. Now I like Borgwards, but is the world ready to see 9 at once, when most people have not a clue what they are? Many folk who go to these things like to prattle about cars they used to have, as they walk round. So wall to wall MG's is not really cutting the mustard. A balance, favouring those clubs that make an effort to exhibit their cars imaginatively, would seem the obvious course of action.

Another reason I gave up on these events was the lack of different cars and the favouritism to certain marques, some of whom appeared to feel dumping a few cars, as if visiting the supermarket, was good enough. Yet next year, there they were in prime position again, outside the supermarket. We used to put a lot of work in to make a show, always got a mediocre spot in the draft at the end of the Wills Warehouse at Bristol Docks, yet were often the busiest part of the show, with the microcars. We were in effect carrying the lazy bigger clubs. It ended in a tiff with the organiser refusing to accept an error he made. His loss, I think. Even today the diminished Bristol CCS, now not in Bristol but some 30 miles south (?), has minimal microcar coverage, nor do the enthusiasts attend it. This despite several management/owner changes. Enthusiasts have long memories when it comes to be victimized.

But I am out of touch. Despite several microcar stands annually at the NEC, it must be 20 years since I have attended. Certainly not after I knocked one of their ignorant security penguins for six while delivering goods. I felt rather lucky to escape the site, and a return inadvisable for a few years.
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Gary - 17 TZD Turbo E, 118k miles - in work

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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Thread Bear » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:01 am

A little bird has told me there might be space still at this show at Ally Pally should that interest those that might want to attempt a stand.

http://www.classicandsportscarshow.com/

If not it might interest those in the area as a day out.
Miguel - 16 TRS Auto S, light blue, 43k miles - £450
Pluto - 14 E S, White, 105k Miles - in work
Egbert - 19 16v Gti, White, A/C & Leather, - Keeper
Walt - 17 TZD Turbo S, graphite, 70k miles, good op extras - Keeper
Scraper- 17 TZD Turbo E, blue, 208k miles - parts
Homer - 19 TXD E, Red, 189k miles - £250
Gary - 17 TZD Turbo E, 118k miles - in work

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Re: BXClub UK at the NEC Classic Car Show

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:55 am

The Manchester classic show was well represented by a few members of the club with Leos 16v, ZX, C6 and Mark Smiths XM!
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR