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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...

Abergavenny Steam Fair

Posted on the 27th May 2015 at 5:21pm.

There was a near record attendance for the South Midlands area group at this years Abergavenny Steam Fair. There were eight Armstrong Siddeleys that attended, comprising five post-war cars and three pre-war, the flagship being Ian Leighton-Boyce’s magnificent 20hp. It was...

Stars At The Cathedral

Posted on the 28th April 2015 at 9:36am.

The South Midlands' latest outing was to the lovely Market Town of Wells in Somerset and a guided tour of the magnificent Cathedral. Half a dozen Armstrong Siddeleys (three Stars, a prewar 20 and a 12+) arrived with local members and...

A 29-Year Labour Of Love

Posted on the 12th April 2015 at 3:27pm.

JSF 948 - A Condensed review of the long running and ongoing restoration I sold my first Whitley at the request of my then girlfriend "it's either me or the car". However later I bought JSF948, my second Whitley in 1984 for...

Robert Penn Bradly Obituary

Posted on the 4th October 2014 at 7:21pm.

Robert Penn Bradly, lifelong supporter of all things Armstrong Siddeley has passed away. He was preparing to drive to Melbourne for the coming weeks’ activities of the Armstrong Siddeley Car Club of Australia, when he was taken by a heart attack...