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Christmas In The South Midlands

Posted in Events on the 10th December 2018 at 2:09pm.

Saturday 8th December got the ASOC Christmas celebrations off to a great start with the South Midlands area Christmas lunch. This year it was held at a lovely old pub in the small village of Yatton Keynell near Castle Combe in...

The Bluebird Hurricane Update

Posted in Restoration on the 29th October 2018 at 7:41am.

Having been safely stored in the Conkwell workshop, some considerable time was spent sorting and listing the contents of all the 36 cartons of spares that came with the car. However what was immediately apparent was the extremely high quality of...

The Hurricane Owned by Major Sir Malcolm Campbell MBE

Posted in Company News on the 22nd August 2018 at 7:45am.

This historically important Hurricane was possibly the last road car that Sir Malcolm purchased. At the time he had held both the world Land and water speed records and so in 1946 he ordered his new Hurricane to be finished in...

National 2018 A Scorching Success

Posted in National on the 16th July 2018 at 8:20pm.

Once again we can claim that the annual National Rally was a great success with about 30 cars gathering on the rally field for the Sunday concours d’elegance. The weekend started on the Friday afternoon with a welcome at the Bear Hotel...

Issues With Sphinx Delivery

Posted in Company News on the 18th June 2018 at 7:11am.

We have been made aware of problems with delivery of the April and May issues of Sphinx to all overseas members. The problem lies with the courier company which Lavenham Press were using at the time. They have offered to reprint...

Midlands Area At Practical Classics Restoration Show

Posted on the 20th April 2018 at 10:06am.

The Midlands Area stand at the Restoration Show at the NEC showed that there are other ways to get noticed apart from displaying highly-polished cars. The club stand was organised by Rob Pinner and featured the very presentable Star Sapphire belonging...

Full Steam Ahead for South Midlands Area

Posted in Events on the 26th March 2018 at 8:51am.

The Swindon Museum of Steam was the super location for our initial rally of 2018 and what a great location to choose. The good display of our cars parked directly outside the main entrance was a great advert for the club...

Sir Malcolm Campbell's Hurricane Available

Posted in General News on the 15th January 2018 at 9:18am.

This important 1946 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane is unexpectedly available for sale again. The car was originally owned by the famous world land and water speed record holder Sir Malcom Campbell who had it supplied in his special “Bluebird” blue colour. The...

Centenary Plans to Date

Posted in Centenary on the 3rd December 2017 at 11:04am.

                                   2019 will be a great year for Armstrong Siddeley as it will be 100 years since The Armstrong Whitworth Company from Bamborough in Northumbria linked...

2017 National Report

Posted in National on the 22nd August 2017 at 10:45am.

                  Several members have been heard commenting on what a good weekend they had, but perhaps this was down to the very fine weather we had, dry and pleasantly warm, with a good amount of sun – quite a rarity this summer. We...