The club’s main annual event will take place in County Durham on the 24th – 26th June and bookings are now open.
The Welcome Supper at the Raddison Blu riverside hotel in Durham, the weekend event base, will provide an ideal opportunity to meet old and new friends in an informal atmosphere. On Saturday we step back in time at Beamish, the world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s. The site will also be the venue for the Concours and Historic Register display. In the evening the day’s programme will conclude with the Annual Dinner and entertainment back at the city centre hotel.
One of the options available on Sunday is a scenic drive to Barnard Castle with a guided tour of the unique Bowes Museum. This collection of art, fashion and design is displayed over three floors of the magnificent French styled building set in its own park and gardens. The 18th century silver swan automation being one of the most loved objects and currently the subject of a major restoration programme.
NOW SOLD OUT! The attractive official 2/3-night accommodation packages represent great value and include entrance to Beamish with reserved Mogfest parking, plus discount on drinks at the hotel bar. DAY TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE
Durham Cathedral Tour: An additional programme option of a guided tour of Durham Cathedral has also been announced. Members arriving around lunchtime on Friday will be able join the visit scheduled for later in the afternoon. The present building begun in 1093 as a Benedictine priory and perched on a narrow promontory in a loop of the River Wear is one of the country’s most iconic sights. The charge for the tour is £6.50pp and you can register your interest in advance with the club’s Event Co-ordinator; email email@example.com
Concours: Entries for the Mogfest Concours competition, sponsored by Finch Insurance Brokers, are open now. The concours will take place at Beamish Museum on Saturday 25th June. Click here to download the entry form For any queries about the Concours please contact Chris Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org