All members of the Allegro Club will be warmly
welcomed at our biggest gathering in recent years to mark 40
Years of the Austin Allegro.
museum is a great place to visit and holds a massive collection of
British vehicles mostly from the BMC, BL, Rover Group stable.
museum is easily accessible, being just 5 minutes from
Junction 12 of the M40 Motorway with clear signposting both on
and off the motorway.
for Sat Navs - CV35
is an excellent restaurant or members are welcome to bring their
own food and refreshments with generous outdoor seating provided.
There is also a gift shop.
also have an indoor room for our exclusive use.
and associate members will be able to gain FREE ENTRY
tickets to the museum from the club control tent over the
weekend (on production of their valid Membership card).
non-members can gain entry for £5 on Sunday
rally on Sunday, the focus of our celebration, also coincides with
Gaydon’s Spring Classic show. Our display of cars will be
the main attraction. The Metro Club will be there too along with
other classic cars.
Allegros attending will receive a commemorative rally plaque.
– 12.30pm - Colin Corke will give an illustrated talk on
his upcoming book about the Allegro in the context of the BL era.
(1.30pm – 3pm) – the chance for you to have your say
about the running of the club.
Road Run (3pm-7pm) from Gaydon to Longbridge,, where most
Allegros were built. A 30-mile trip using a scenic country route.
There will be a chance to stop for tea and cake at Longbridge and
a guide of the area will be available.
Meal in the Gaydon area around 7.30pm
12TH MAY – Our main day
– 12.30pm – ‘Allegro and the BL era’ (as
for best Series 1, 2, 3, Vanden Plas, Estate, Underbonnet and
Visiting classic. Also a prize for the ‘Most Interesting
Allegro’. Awards are voted for by members with Presentations,
raffle and cake cutting around 3pm.
will welcome Harris Mann, stylist of the Allegro, who
hopes to be with us on Sunday as our guest of honour.
40 Quiz’ - Test your Allegro knowledge for fun. The highest
scoring answer sheet will get a prize.
– Purchase commemorative Allegro 40 items (mugs, car
stickers etc) and club regalia.
Archive – To view rare Allegro promotional and publicity
items and period Allegro related films.
about the Allegro’ – Colin Corke will be on hand to
answer your Allegro related questions (his expertise is BL &