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  1. 14 December Meeting at The Stag and Midlands Area Organiser Required Thursday 14th December, 7:30pm at The Stag, Redhill, Stratford Upon Avon The Lotus Drivers Club December Midlands area meeting will be a meal, your choice from the excellent pub menu available here, to give a nod towards celebrating Christmas. If you could let me know by email that you intend to come, I would be grateful so I can prepare The Stag with expected numbers. Anyone is welcome and I look forward to seeing anyone who would like to join us. Thanks, Colin Smith: Midlands Area Organiser Required The Lotus Drivers Club would like a keen, young (less than 80 will be fine) enthusiast to take the helm of our Midlands Meeting at The Stag, Redhill, Stratford Upon Avon. The meeting is shared with Club Lotus and typically consists of having a drink, a chat and club announcements about upcoming events from both clubs. Generally there are around 20 Lotus Cars in the car park during the Summer months. The Club would like to invite someone enthusiastic to take over this meeting for the club and arrange some different events during the year. In 2017, the undoubted highlight was a talk by Julian Tomson on Designing the Elise. Other events could be different speakers, drive-outs to other locations for BBQ’s or Sunday Lunch, etc. The position of AO was previously held by Arthur Clarke and currently by Colin Smith. The role is not an onerous or formal one and all meetings are a very casual and a pleasant affair. Enthusiasm is the only qualification required. Please email Colin Smith at to find out more or to discuss the position in more detail.
  2. 23 March – 25 March 2018 Join us on 23 – 25 March 2018 for the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show. Call 0844 858 6758 to book tickets or online at Officially the UK’s fastest growing classic car event, over 19,000 enthusiasts joined us for the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show 2016, bringing together all aspects of classic motoring. From barn finds discovered after many years of storage and those project cars that have stalled in an owner’s garage, to restorations just getting back on the road and those pristine marques with gleaming brightwork and proud as punch owners. If you need help and advice from our motoring experts and celebrities, want to buy the tools to do the job yourself or find a specialist restorer who can tackle the work on your behalf, this is the show for you. With cars for sale from both dealers and a sale from Classic Car Auctions, live demonstrations, and over 800 cars on display, don’t miss the classic motoring scene’s season opener on 23 – 25 March 2018! Discounted advance tickets for Saturday/Sunday are available for Lotus Drivers Club members. Click here for details (available soon). Please email if you are a member and unable to access the discount online.
  3. Sunday 11 March 2018 Stoneleigh Farm Shop, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ Breakfast at 9:30am and AGM to start at 11:00am Entry to the AGM is by proof of identity against the current membership list on the day. If you have any items that you would like discussed at the meeting and for inclusion in the agenda would you please provide a short written synopsis to the Chairman at the address on the bottom of the attached form by the 4th March. There will be an election of officers at the meeting. In accordance with Club rules the entire committee will stand down but any of them may offer themselves for re-election. If you wish to stand for office or to propose someone for office, please do so on the Nomination Form at the bottom of this page and return it (photocopies of the page are acceptable) to the Chairman. Please note that both the candidate and the nominee are required to sign the form. To ‘short-circuit’ the system you may send an email to the Chairman and sign the paperwork on the day. The posts listed on the form are those required by the Club rules plus, in italic, any others currently in use. Members are invited to propose additional posts in the space provided. At least eight posts must be filled to satisfy Club rules. AGM Notice 2018 (available soon) For more information contact Colin Smith:
  4. Sunday 4 February 2018 Scalextric Grand Prix (no competition licence required) Join us at our first major event of the new year at our LDC Scalextric Grand Prix at the Warmington Village Hall, Mollington Lane, Church Hill, Warmington, OX17 1BX from 10:00am. Tea, coffee and a light lunch included. Only £5 per driver entry fee – non-LDC guest drivers welcome Teams to have 2 drivers No race experience required Tea, coffee and buffet lunch included Enviable silverware prizes for numerous categories How to Enter Nominate your team of 2 drivers and complete the entry form under a suitably witty and relevant team name. Send the entry form, along with your entry cheque, to the race organiser (see entry form for details). Your £5 per driver entry fee covers your race entry, all refreshments and lunch. Download the entry form. Race Day Program 10:00 Driver’s signing on from 10:00 with Tea & Coffee 10:30 Practice laps 11:00 Team Knockout race competition 13:00 Lunch break 14:00 “Run what ya brung” All-comers knockout competition 15:00 Tea, coffee and “Light refreshments” 15:30 Prize giving 16:00 Meeting closes For more information contact Colin Smith:
  5. Orange Exige

    My fault, used an old photo taken outside the Lakeland Motor Museum a few years ago. I do keep an eye out for it though.
  6. We would like to confirm that the next Lancashire and Cumbria Area Meeting will be held on the 10 December, meeting at The Greyhound, Halton in Lancaster at 10:00am, as per our first meeting. There will then be a short run up to the Lakeland Motor Museum using the main roads. You can all come in your shopping cars or if the roads are good and it doesn’t snow in the Lotus. Andy Smith
  7. We are pleased to announce that we will be attending the Classics at Hoghton Tower event to be held on Sunday 2 September 2018. Discounted tickets of £4 are available for members exhibiting their Lotus which includes entrance for 2 adults. Please email Andy Smith at if you would like to attend. Booking information will be available soon.
  8. Newbie

    Hi John, welcome to the LDC and it's great to hear the inaugural Lancashire and Cumbria meeting was a success. It looks like Andy has plenty planned for 2018 as well.
  9. Newbie

    Hi and welcome Izzy. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time on the stand at the NEC. Look forward to meeting you at events next year in between the new garage build
  10. Lancashire and Cumbria meet

    There's a small report and photos on the website from Andy: A highly successful first meeting, especially in November, and one I am defiantly planning on attending in 2018.
  11. If you are interested in following the Midlands area please feel free to like and share the areas dedicated Midlands (MD) Facebook Page. I'm sure Eddie and Alan will keep you all updated.
  12. Christmas Lunch - Sunday 17 December 2017

    Better late than never but we're in Will send you our menu choices this evening Ian
  13. Found a garage for my Elise

    I've edited your initial post Mark. I've used the photo you uploaded onto Twitter. For reference > upload your photo to Twitter (or any site that will host photos) > right click > copy image address and then in your forum post > Click Insert other media > Insert image from URL > paste the link