Events Scheduled for 2020
In view of the COVID-19 threat, all Vintage club committee meetings and events have been cancelled until further notice.
The two day Classic Motor Show due to take place on the 1st and 2nd August is under review, an announcement will be made regarding this event as soon as a decision has been reached, please watch facebook and web pages for updates.
The major events organised by the club for 2020 are:
Tractor Working Day, Sunday 29th March 2020.
A chance to see that the older tractors are still capable of doing a useful job of work.
To be held on Sunday 29th March at Heathfield, St Ola by kind permission of the Hourie family. Tractors will be on site for 10.00am and there will be a soup and sandwich lunch for entrants.
The cultivaton date is Sunday 5th April. Activity on both days will be weather permitting and it may be postponed by a week. For further information contact Steve Ross 873754.
The Orkney Cavalcade 17th May An all day event for cars, motorbikes and commercials covering about 80 miles and taking in some places of interest and a good lunch and dinner. It will be held on Sunday 17th May 2020 and details of start and route will be published nearer the time. Motorcycle Gathering, 29th June. We intend to hold a motorcycle gathering in Broad Street, Kirkwall on the afternoon of Saturday 27th June 2020. We will advertise details in the Press nearer to the time. Road Run, 12th July We intend to hold a summer road run on Sunday 12th July 2020 to exercise the old vehicles before the Rally. Details will be advertised nearer the time.
Orkney Classic Motor Show 1st and 2nd August. Will be held at Kirkwall Auction Mart on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August 2020. Exhibits should be in the field by 10.00am. As well as the cars, commercials, tractors and motorbikes we have an indoor exhibition of interesting smaller artifacts and displays by collectors or clubs. We hope that Northlink are again offering discounted fares on their Ferry Routes to Orkney in 2020 and we will contact entrants when this can be confirmed.
Science Festival 5th September. Rally held on Broad Street in Kirkwall on Saturday 5th September 2020, there is a display of vehicles, tractors and engines. A jazz band plays and there is a pleasant carnival atmosphere to the event. There will be stalls promoting Orkney Food and more modern electric vehicles will attend.
Road Run September. This event will be held on a Sunday in September to be advised, and will visit some places of interest before concluding with a meal at a local hotel. Exact details will be anounced nearer the time.