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Local VAR Meetings


The Ridgeway Austin Group, hold monthly meetings at 'The Swan' East Ilsley, Nr Newbury, Berkshire on the 3rd Tuesday. Further details from Brian Read on 01235 831712.


The Derby Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday (lunchtime) of each month. Further details from George Martin on 01283 732786.


The ATDC and VAR Dorset Group plus Austin friends, i.e. owners of any vintage or classic vehicle, meet monthly at The Green Man, Kings Stag, near Sturminster Newton on 2nd Thursday from 7.30pm. Further details from Ray Long on 01747 812188.


The Portway Austin Group (VAR/A7OC/ATDC) hold monthly meetings on 4th Tuesday at The George & Dragon, Wolverton Townsend, Nr Kingsclere, Hampshire from 8pm. Further details from Clive Loveless on 01635 268263 or

The VAR/ATDC North Hampshire Austin Enthusiast Group hold monthly meetings on 2nd Monday at The New Inn, Heckfield, just north of Hook on the B3349. Further details from Colin Greig on01189 782087.


North London Austins (A7 Owners Club, VAR and the ATDC) meet at Ye Olde Red Lion, London Road, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9TD (01923 262538) on the last Tuesday of each month at 8pm. Further details from Keith Wright on 01442 833617.

Isle of Wight

I.O.W. Austins meet at The Arreton Community Hall located on the A3056 at 7.30-8.00pm on 4th Monday of each month. Also every Sunday from 10am in the car park of The Old Smithy at Godshill. Further details from Mike Howell on 01983 551239 or


Monthly meetings are held for Austin enthusiasts at The Sun Inn Bredgar (nr Sittingbourne), on 3rd Tuesday of each month (except December) at 7.30pm. Further details from Barry Lowdell on 01795 424661.


Lancashire Area Austins meet at The Farmers Arms, Burscough on 2nd Thursday. Further details from Ken Metcalf on 01704 880061.


The North Centre monthly meeting organised by the Norfolk Austin Seven Club takes place at The Village Inn, School Lane, Little Melton, Norwich, NR9 3AD at 7.30-8pm on 3rd Tuesday every month.


Joint meeting with Pre War A7s. Sheffield group and Vintage Austin Register, on 3rd Tuesday of the month. At the Dusty Miller Sheffield Road Barlborough. S43 4TW at 8pm.


The Potteries Vintage & Classic Car Club of Stoke-on-Trent meet at The Moorville Hall Hotel every 3rd Friday at 8.30pm. Further details from David Lack on 01782 641282.


The ATDC & VAR meet at the Admiral Hawke pub, 81 Green Street, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 6RD, on every 1st Friday of the month from 7.30pm. Further details from Andy Shaw on 01932 560078.

Thames Valley

Austins meet at The Jolly Woodman, Littleworth Common, SL1 8PF on 1st Tuesday of every month at 7.30-8.00pm. Further details from Bob Hughes on or visit


The ATDC & VAR have a joint meeting at the Black Swan, Henley-in-Arden (A3400), extreme north end of the High Street, on 2nd Tuesday of each month. Further details from Barry Davis on 01527 894719.

West Sussex

Meet at The Stag at Balls Cross, near Petworth on the last Monday of each month (except for Bank Holidays) from 7.30-8.00pm. Further details from David Charles on 01903 779016 or

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