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Club Merchandise

Post date: 2021-04-12

TheRSSOC Shopis now open for sales of all stock items, but orders will only be dispatched weekly.

Noggin Meetings

Post date: 2021-03-05

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) rules and restrictions are being set by the governments of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and the Welsh Assembly, and by local or regional authorities as and when required.

The rules are changing in England with relaxations from 08 March 2021 with further progressive relaxations of restrictions to follow, as announced by the Government. Relaxations of the rules will be different in the other countries of the UK – see the below to work out what will apply in your area.

Local Noggin groups should only hold meetings, gatherings, drives-outs, etc. in line with the latest guidance from Governments/Assembly or any local or regional restrictions in force at the time.

It is important for everyone to keep up to date with and understand all regulations and guidance in force in their area at all times.

Whilst shielding advice remains in force it is up to individual members to only attend local Noggin meetings/gatherings if they feel safe to do so.

In addition to Government guidance, the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) has issued guidance on their website, which can be viewed at

The rules now vary on a regional basis - see below to work out what applies to your area:

As the country changes the classifications of restriction into localised levels, there are varying approaches by devolved authorities and it has become necessary to evolve guidance on a localised basis. 

The best way to keep up to date with your own area is via the Government link:

England: (useful as it enables input your own postcode)


Northern Ireland:


NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show

Post date: 2021-03-03

Owing to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Clarion Events has cancelled this show at the NEC.


Also see:

The next Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, will now take place 18 -20 March 2022.

DfT does not intend to amend UK law in respect of the Vnuk case

Post date: 2021-02-22

The FBHVC has published an announcement from the Department for Transport (DfT) that it does not intend to amend UK law to widen the requirement for insurance of motor vehicles to include activities on private land, which could have resulted from the decision of the European Court of Justice in respect of the 'Vnuk' case.

See the announcement and other FBHVC News, which has been published on theFBHVC Newspage.

Thruxton Historic

Post date: 2021-01-29

Saturday 12 June & Sunday 13 June 2021

Weekend of Motor Racing and Car Clubs Stands

The Thruxton Historic weekend is a new event planned for this summer.

Dave Peek will be coordinating the Club stand at the Thruxton Historic.

See the Club Events Calendar for more information.

The PDF advert for the event, which gives the Club discount booking code, can be opened from: Thruxton Historic Page

See the Thruxton Historic website for further information and to book tickets: 

The Thruxton Historic page is a Members only page, so Members have to be Registered and Logged In to ScimitarWeb to view the page.

Dates Confirmed for The Classic at Silverstone for 30 July to 01 August 2021

Post date: 2020-12-18

The Classic at Silverstone is now confirmed for the weekend of 30 July to 01 August 2021 a fortnight after Formula 1 headlines at the home of British motorsport.

Note the change of name from Silverstone Classic to Classic Silverstone.

Further details of the Classic Silverstone event have been published on the newClassic Silverstone 2021page.

Full details of The Classic at Silverstone 2021 can be found at:

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