10 Drive- it Day events to put on your short­list

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Hagerty road run

Towces­ter Race­course, Northamp­ton­shire NN12 6LB 80-mile run from Towces­ter Race­course to Bices­ter Heritage, via a hill climb or two! Each en­trant will re­ceive a ‘tulip’-style road book with points of in­ter­est en route. Rally plaques will pro­vided by the or­gan­iser. n www.hager­tyin­sur­ance.co.uk

BritisH Mo­tor Mu­seuM

Gay­don, War­wick­shire CV35 0BJ This is the ideal lo­ca­tion, be­ing pretty much in the epi­cen­tre of the British car in­dus­try, and there’s no need to book, sim­ply turn up in your clas­sic ve­hi­cle. There’s re­served park­ing and re­duced mu­seum en­try for oc­cu­pants of cars over 20 years old, too! n www.british­mo­tor­mu­seum.co.uk/events/fbhvc-drive-it-day

Clas­siC Car tours’ run

Deanston Dis­tillery, Doune, Scot­land FK16 6A Braco, St Fil­lans, Loch Earn, Cri­an­larich, Tyn­drum, Glen Orchy, Dal­mally Loch Awe, The Rest & Be Thank­ful. From there to In­ver­aray Cas­tle, where the Old Kitchen has been re­served for en­trants to en­joy a pri­vate lunch. n www.clas­sic-car-tours.com

BiCes­ter Heritage sun­day sCraM­Ble

Bices­ter, Oxon, OX26 5HA This Scram­ble will see the launch of a fresh sec­tion – The Mo­tor Mar­ket, en­abling in­di­vid­u­als wish­ing to sell their trea­sured pre1990 vin­tage, clas­sic or mod­ern clas­sic. An in­stant au­di­ence of thou­sands of like-minded motoring en­thu­si­asts on the day. n www.bices­ter­her­itage.co.uk

na­tional Me­Mo­rial ar­Bore­tuM Meet

Stafford­shire DE13 7AR The Na­tional Me­mo­rial Ar­bore­tum is the UK’s cen­tre of Re­mem­brance and is part of The Royal British Le­gion fam­ily of char­i­ties. The venue will pro­vide a stun­ning back­drop to a wide dis­play of clas­sic ve­hi­cles. n www.thenma.org.uk

stan­dard Mo­tor CluB CHar­ity Car drive

The Bear & Ragged Staff, Stony­marsh, Hants SO51 0LB As­sem­ble at 10am at the Bear and Ragged Staff, Rom­sey. The day will com­prise a leisurely drive through Hamp­shire and Wilt­shire vil­lages be­fore re­turn­ing to the Bear and Ragged Staff for lunch. n press.stan­dard­mo­tor­club@gmail.com

kersey Mill day

Kersey, Ip­swich, Suf­folk IP7 6DP An 1899 Pan­hard 6hp owned by Charles Rolls and one of the ear­li­est Rolls-Royce Sil­ver Dawns star at this meet. Rolls drove a Pan­hard in the orig­i­nal RAC 1000-Mile Trial. The Pan­hard is on loan from Nor­folk Mu­se­ums' Gressen­hall Farm. n www.kerseymill.net

nortH nor­folk saint ge­orge’s day run

Sta­tion Road car park, Sher­ing­ham, Nor­folk NR26 8RE Two routes through north Nor­folk, fin­ish­ing at the royal es­tate at San­dring­ham via a spe­cial en­trance at West New­ton Gate. In aid of the East Anglian Air Am­bu­lance. Light re­fresh­ments will be avail­able. n stge­orges­run@nncvc.org.uk

Brook­lands day

Wey­bridge, Sur­rey KT13 0QN Park­ing on the mu­seum site is re­stricted to pre-1983 ve­hi­cles. Sev­eral clas­sic car clubs plan to end their tours here, so there’s plenty to see, with the banking and pad­dock well worth a visit. Gates open at 10am, while Brook­lands closes at 5pm. n www.brook­landsmu­seum.com

atWell Wil­son Mo­tor Mu­seuM Meet

Calne, Wilt­shire SN11 0NF A meet set in the idyl­lic Wilt­shire coun­try­side. Two clubs have al­ready con­firmed at­ten­dance – the Barkham and Dis­trict Clas­sic Car Club and the Wartburg Tra­bant IFA Club UK. So there’s bound to be some­thing for every­one at this event! n www.atwell­wil­son.org.uk

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