Over seventy members
attended the Annual Dinner and Prize-Giving
at the 4-star Apollo Hotel. This year the
'star cars' on display in the dining room
were Ivan Dutton's Lotus Eleven Le Mans,
Tony Newbery's Lotus Elan, Pete Reckner's
JPS paddock bike and Owen Oakley's Lotus 22
Formula Junior. Although the dress code was
black tie, members were each asked to bring
a hat in order to win points for one of the
table competitions - and points mean prizes!
Just to prove that our members are fit and
still able to 'do the breathalizer' an
inter-table bubble-blowing competition was
held; this was not a total success as some
competitors discovered that there was 'a bit
of a knack to this'.
After the dinner
it was time to award the trophies, club
medals and other prizes. This year 27
members were medal winners - an all-time
The club returns to the
Apollo in November 2010.
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