|The Association of Healey Owners caters for Owners and Enthusiasts of cars that were built by the Donald Healey Motor company, in Warwick, UK, between 1946 and 1954. These cars are also known as Warwick Healeys or pre-BMC/pre-Austin Healeys.
Just to remind you, those cars are –
Abbot drophead coupe.
The Silverstone model, designed to be a reasonably priced club racer, was launched in July 1949. In recognition of that car’s seventieth anniversary members of the Association have decide to undertake a motoring tour taking in some historic locations associated with Donald Healey and his cars. At the same time taking the opportunity to say hello to members along the way.
Here is the itinerary –
Sunday September 1st
Classic Car & Bike meet Kings Arms Shouldham
Monday September 2nd
Drive the Norfolk Coast road stopping by the site of the Duncan factory and ending up in Maldon for dinner hosted by the Neil, Cass and Bob Collins
Tuesday September 3rd
Drive to Ramsgate with a stop for dinner and an overnight stay
Wednesdays September 4th
Drive to the National Trust home of Rudyard Kipling (Batemans) for lunch hosted by Bill Cakebread. R.K. was fond of Rolls Royce cars –
Afternoon coastal drive to Bognor Regis for dinner hosted by Clive Willoughby with overnight stay
Thursday September 5th
Drive to Chalton Marshall for lunch hosted by Richard Bonham Christie
Afternoon drive to stay in Exeter for dinner with local members
Friday September 6th
Morning drive to Perranporth and then onto the Healey Cyder factory for lunch.
Drive to South Molton for dinner with local members
Saturday September 7th
Morning drive to Marlborough area for lunch at the Wagon and Horses near Avebury hosted by Basil and Marjorie Sykes.
Short evening drive to Cheltenham for dinner with local members
Sunday September 8th
Drive to Warwick and display cars around Market Hall Museum for a few hours before heading home.
Warren Kennedy, owner of Classic Restorations and the Healey Collection, also a member of the AOHO, hopes to bring the unique X5 Nash Healey protototype on the tour. It is currently in his workshop undergoing a thorough restoration –
For further information on the ‘Meet the Members Tour’ contact Phil Robinson –
email – firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile phone – 07854 514703