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  • Mini at Chelsea Flower Show

    Mini at Chelsea Flower Show

    9th June 2016

    Japanese garden designer, Ishihara Kazuyuki, created a garden featuring a Mini in the Artisan area of the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show. The garden is entitled Senri-Sentei or Garage-Garden. It was inspired by a visit to the UK 10 years ago…

  • Party night at Mini World Live

    Party night at Mini World Live

    9th June 2016

    As well as all the many attractions of a static Mini show and track day, at the fantastic venue of Rockingham Motor Speedway at Corby, Northants, Mini World Live on 10 July will also be a fantastic Mini weekender. During…

  • Royal Mail Mini Van stamp

    Royal Mail Mini Van stamp

    15th April 2016

    The Royal Mail has issued a new set of stamps entitled ‘Royal Mail Heritage: Transport’. It is designed to reflect the movement of mail via methods of transport over the years. The 1970s is represented by a Mini Van: “Royal…

  • West Country Mini Scene Meet

    West Country Mini Scene Meet

    23rd March 2016

    In October 2015 West Country Mini Scene marked its first anniversary at Cap’n Jaspers when more than 60 Minis returned to the location of the group’s first event a year previously. A celebratory birthday cake was made by Wendy Cakes.…

  • British Motor Museum’s official opening

    British Motor Museum’s official opening

    23rd March 2016

    The newly refurbished British Motor Museum at Gaydon, formerly the Heritage Motor Museum, was opened to the public on 13 February. The new Collections Centre was also opened, housing around 150 cars from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Reserve…

  • International Mini Meeting 2016

    International Mini Meeting 2016

    23rd March 2016

    This year’s International Mini Meeting will be held in Lommel, Belgium, 12-16 May. The full programme can now be found at www.imm 2016.be. Organiser Mini Fun Club, Belgium has promised club games, rocker cover and remote control car racing, a…

  • Santa Pod’s 50th anniversary

    Santa Pod’s 50th anniversary

    22nd March 2016

    Santa Pod Raceway celebrates its 50th birthday this year. Drag racing arrived in Britain in the early 1960s and American all-star teams toured in 1964 and 1965, racing on airfield sites around the country, including the nearby Northamptonshire US Air…

  • MiniWorld Live 2015

    MiniWorld Live 2015

    9th July 2015

    Over 2000 Mini enthusiasts descend on Rockingham Motor Speedway for Mini World Live, an all-new adrenaline-fuelled car show on 5 July. Debut motoring event deemed a great success, attracting hundreds of beautifully restored classics, modified performance cars and the UK’s…