POSTPONED | Battle of Waterloo

This event has just been POSTPONED on the ACT Motoring Events Calendar

A gathering of French and British cars, including some bicycles, will be held at Rond Terrace to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The event is being sponsored by Shannon’s Insurance. In past years, the event has attracted up to 100 cars and around 150 participants depending on the weather. Entry to the event is open to the general public.

The event is being organized by the Renault Owners Club of Canberra (ROCC) in conjunction with the Peugeot Association of Canberra (PAC) and sponsors.

Entry to and egress from the event will be via Constitution Ave and Macquarie Drive and then via the gate near Blundell’s Cottage.

Freestanding directional signs will be at the intersections of Anzac Parade with Constitution Avenue and Constitution Avenue and Macquarie Drive and at the entrance near Blundell’s Cottage to designate the entry point for the event. The sign at the entrance will designate an advisory speed limit of 5kph. An official in a fluoro vest will be at the entrance to guide cars to their respective locations.

Public parking will be directed to the hard standing area just south of Rond Pond at the end of Anzac Parade.

All cars will be parked on the hard stand red granite area and well back from the RG Menzies walkway on the lake edge as public access to the area is not restricted. Drip trays are required.

Coffee, tea and drink facilities will be available. Food will be provided by a BBQ run by the PAC next to the coffee van. Each will have waste disposal facilities. Toilet facilities are located to the west in Commonwealth Park.

Door prizes comprising bottles of “The Arrogant Frog” will be available as door prizes to be drawn towards the end of the event. So stick around in case you are a winner. These are donated by Shannons. Otherwise the event is to be glass free.

Depending on forecasts, the event will be cancelled if there are forecast high or gusty winds or if there is rain. Advice as to any cancellation will be posted the day before on the ACT Council of Motor Clubs website and via email to participating clubs.

Event Schedule

Set up at 9am
Event 10am to 3pm
Take down and clean up from 3pm

Contacts:

Barry McAdie | 0415 907 614
 or bardot@homemail.com.au
Lisa Molvig | 0412 011 927

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Council Affiliation Membership Renewal Forms

Attention Member Clubs

Council Affiliation Membership Renewal Forms are now available

Council Affilited Club Registration Form 2014

Council Affiliation Fee Invoice 2014-15

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Henry’s Winter Wander

Henrys Winter Wander 2014

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Shannons Wheels Day Images

Aerial View 2 Wheels 2014 Aerial View 1 Wheels 2014

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Shannons Wheels Day 2014

Wheels 2014

Wheels May 2014Downloads | Wheels Flyer 2014 | Wheels Map 2014 | Wheels British Display

Contact Richard Jackson | 0429 140 746 or jackd149@hotmail.com

Please note entry to the event is off Kings Avenue or Parkes Way. You will note from the map there is a spoon drain between the entry points from Parkes Way. Please make sure you access at the correct entry point. It is not possible to cross the spoon drain; if you try you may be there all day until you get towed out.

Club’s are permitted to bring along their own BBQs.

All British car clubs will need to gain entry from Parkes Way following direction from the attendant on duty. It is important to go across the correct side of the drain. It is not possible to cross the spoon drain otherwise you will get stuck in the mud. The Rolls Royce Owners Club of Australia should gain entry to the event through Kings Avenue.

The first Wheels display was held on 14 March 1982 on Phillip Oval.

Wheels 2013 TADACT Logo

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Yarralumla Nursery Heritage Display Day

The Nursery celebrates its centenary of providing trees and shrubs to Canberra residents this year. To mark the occasion the ACT Heritage Unit is planning a display of vehicles at the Old English Garden section of the nursery on Sunday 6 April 2014. Should you be interested in participating in the display (from 9.30am to approx. 3.00pm) please contact Graham Gittins on 0419 249 109 or gittins@iinet.net.au

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Marques in the Park

Marques in the Park 2013      Marques in the Park Parking Map 2013      

Marques in the Park | Sunday 10 November 2013
John Knight Memorial Park Lake Ginninderra Belconnen ACT

Please see below some requests from the organiser:

  1. I need about 6 volunteers ( names/numbers) to carry out traffic marshalling within the area for about 3 hrs in the morning from 7 am to 10 am and generally be seen during the day ( Hi Vis vests provided)
  2. One representative from each motoring organisation to be responsible for arranging their members ‘s area
  3. Names/number  of anyone with Senior First Aid Certificate that will be present on the day .

 Previous Marques in the Park Gallery

Download Parking Map | Marques in the Park 2010

Marques in the Park has grown from 200 cars in 2003 to over 800 in 2011, this is the 10th year and we are hoping to get over 1000 vehicles on display, showcasing over 100 years of vehicles from the Canberra Region. 

Details and Facts

·                                 The display will begin at 10.00 am and go until 3.00 pm
·                                 John Knight Park is on Aikman Drive Belconnen, AC.T. ·                                 Entry to Marques in the Park is FREE for participants and spectators ·                                 Espresso coffee and Food stall selling hot food and cold drinks ·                                 Trade stalls selling goods and services for motoring enthusiasts ·                                 Event sponsor, SHANNONS·

Marques in the Park is the spring time motoring display for the Council of ACT Motor Clubs and remember this event is for everybody:

· Young and Old, People and Cars · Bog stock to Hot Rod · Primers to Candies · Street Cars to Street Machines · Rusty to Restored · Street hacks to Show Cars · Push bikes to Drag cars · Vintage Caravans to transporters

Contact Bruce Perry: 02 6254 5059 or 0408 652 107 Email: marques@actmotorclubs.org.au or bruceperry@grapevine.com.au

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