Other Events




Please Note: The events listed in this section are only for TVME members.




Monday 8th May: Evening Visit: Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum. For those booked please park in the Master Builders car park. Go through pub and make way to the Blue Funnel jetty where the boat will leave at 6pm prompt for its 35 minute cruise. We visit the Maritime Museum when we return. You may wish to have a meal or just a drink in the Master Builders once the tour is over at around 8pm.


Monday 5th June: Dunford Trophy Run.

A suggested route has been set this year by Ruth & Terry Hughes. Meet in the public car park at Waitrose from 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The run will be about 30 miles (round trip of 40 miles back to Romsey) and will culminate at the Swan Inn, Lyndhurst, where a set menu (see below) has been agreed at a cost of £14.95 per head.   A general knowledge quiz will take place once you have eaten to decide the winners of the 2017 Dunford Trophy.

Main course: Chicken Roast or Vegetable Lasagne. Dessert: Apple Crumble and ice cream or Trifle or, if you decide not to have a dessert, a coffee will be included in the price.

 If you intend to eat please see Ruth before you set off from Romsey. 


Sunday 25th June: St Margaret's Summer Fair, Wellow

All classic cars and motorbikes welcome to arrive before 10.l30am as Fair opens at 11am. Cars and bikes can leave at 3pm, but fete officially closes at 4pm. Plenty of space. Please contact Cate Saunsbury via e-mail [email protected] or call 01794 325841.


Saturday 1st July: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.  Calling all Classic & Kit Car Owners!

HIOWAA are inviting you to show off your cars (or motorbikes) at the HIOWAA Family Fun Day!  They're celebrating 10 years in operation and would love you to join them at Thruxton Race Circuit, nr Andover. 10am - 4pm (all cars should be in place by 9.30am). Free entry.

If you would like to take along your car or motorbike, or if you have any questions, please e-mail [email protected]owaa.org so they have a good idea of how many cars they can expect. If you don't have email please contact Ruth Hughes on 01794 515499 and she will pass on your details to HIOWAA.


Monday 3rd July: Pub Run

Arranged by our Chiarman at The Heath, Dibden Purlieu.  Please arrive by 7pm and take whichever route you would like. The Heath is just off the A326 at the Dibden Purlieu roundabout. Take the third exit into Roman Road and the car park is immediately left. The full address is Beaulieu Road, Dibden Purlieu, Southampton SO45 4PW Tel: 023 8084 2275. www.whitbreadinns.co.uk/the-heath


Saturday 15th July: Summer Run. Organised by Ron & Wilf Hatch. Meet at Hamptworth Golf Club (just past the Cuckoo pub between Landford and Morgan's Vale) at 9.30am for coffee and a 10am start. The run is a total of 60 miles and entrants may choose their food from the main pub menu. Please go to the bottom end of the car park where there is reserved parking.


Sunday 16th July: TVME Annual Judging & Show Day. The ever popular Annual Judging and Show Day, which is being held at our usual venue of the Wyevale Garden Centre just off the A 36 at Landford. We are expecting up to 60 vehicles to be judged in five categories: Best Saloon, Best Sports, Best Motorcycle, Best Miscellaneous and Best in Show.

Entry is free so come along, bring your classic if you have one, and vote for your favourite. Vehicles will arrive from 11am and judging (members only) will commence a 1pm with the results being announced and the trophies awarded after the raffle is drawn. Please bring a raffle prize along with you.

The cafe at the garden centre will be open as usual but if you prefer to bring a picnic please bring your own tables and chairs.

Please also fill in a Details Card for your vehicle; if you do not have one Carol and Lynne will supply you with one to complete you register on arrival, or, if you prefer print a copy of the card shown on the back page of the June newsletter. If you still have a trophy from last year please return these to Ruth and Terry before the Show Day. Contact Ruth on 01794 515499 if you have any queries. 


Saturday 22nd July: King Somborne & District Horticultural Society Village Fun Day
The King Somborne & District Horticultural Society will be holding their Village Fun Day in the Village Hall and Sports Field. The inaugural 'Cherished Car' show was a great success last year, which they are repeating again this year. They would welcome members from TVME and their classic vehicles (tractors and motorbikes included) to take part.  There will also be a car boot sale, plant stall, tombola, teas and refreshments etc. Free entrance to the field events. The show opens at 2pm, so organisers request that vehicles arrive between 1pm and 2pm. No vehicles will be admitted after 2pm. Please contact either John Vanderpump on 01794 388647 or e-mail [email protected] or Sarah Pennington on 01794 389354 or e-mail [email protected] if you are interested in taking part. Would members please display their TVME history cards as a point of interest for visitors to the show. 

Saturday 9th September: Romsey Show.  TVME have been invited to feature again at this year's Romsey Show to celebrate their 175 Anniversary.  Booking is now closed.



 Braishfield Classic Car Show at Braishfield Social Club, Common Hill Road, Braishfield, SO51 0QF  Sunday 8th October 11am-4pm. FREE tea and coffee to car drivers. Bar open at 12noon. Hot Dogs and Burgers for sale cooked on a BBQ by the good ladies of the Social Club.