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Note: To all Morris Minor owners.
This page is provided for all who love Morris Minors.
If you see a run that is starting or ending near you, or we are passing through your town, please come and say Hi to us.
We love to meet fellow Morry lovers on our travels. You will certainly be made to feel most welcome.


Friday 16th - Sunday 18th 2018

47th Begonia Rally

The Vintage and Classic Car Club Ballarat
Invites you to enter the 47th Begonia Rally, 16th - 18th February 2018.

We welcome your entry in this event. With a new venue to call 'Home Base' we are pleased to welcome back the catering group that have helped give this Rally it's wonderful reputation. Plans are well advanced and shaping up to have lots to see and do but also allow time to spend time with your fellow entrants enjoying, viewing and chatting about our common interest. We are working hard with our sponsors and supporters to keep this event affordable to ensure it remains part of your annual calendar.

Friday 16th February - Welcome and Registration.
Registration from 5pm, with a light meal for those that have booked, will be held at Home Base, CE Brown Reserve "Lakers Clubrooms", enter from Norman Street Wendouree, near the corner of Dowling St.

Saturday 17th February
Registration at Home Base from 9am where rally cars will be displayed. We will again have stalls in place offering a range of items for sale. Morning tea will be provided. Enjoy this time to wander and chat with friends.
Saturday Lunch as ordered will be available from approx. 12noon. At approx. 1.00pm entrants will be lead on a short run to a local homestead and gardens that have rarely been open to the public or groups in the past. Afternoon tea will be served there and then return at your leisure.
Saturday Dinner will be held at Home Base commencing at 6.30pm for a 7pm dinner. An enjoyable evening's entertainment is planned. A bus will be provided for those not wishing to drive at night, please add your name to the list when registering and on the table allocation forms.

Sunday 18th February
Leaving from Home Base at 9am we will take a scenic drive through to an interesting exhibit operated by a member of our club leaving with plenty of time to arrive back at Home Base for lunch at about 12.30pm followed by Presentations at 2pm. Seating will be available for those who choose to bring your own lunch.

We are accepting entries via email and have a Direct Debit option for payment.
If you choose to use this option please attach a payment receipt with your entry so that we can match them together.

Click here to send an email to the organising committee

Direct Debit details: BSB 063 502 Account No: 0091 2281

If you would like to post your entry, make Cheques and Money Orders payable to:
Vintage & Classic Car Club Ballarat and post both to:

Karen Grose, 3 Burr St Miners Rest 3352

Please check all information prior to Sending !!!!!!

All entries received will be acknowledged with a receipt within 10 days. If you have any questions or queries regarding entries please call...
Karen on 5334 6509 or 0400 594 133

We look forward to seeing old friends again and look forward to meeting some new ones.

The Rally is open to all veteran, vintage and classic motor cycles, cars and trucks.

  Click Here    to look at the details or download the Application form. (It is in pdf format)



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25th February 2018

Classic Showcase Logo

Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Avenue, Yarra Glen.

Gates Open for Display Cars at 9am, spectators at 10am.
Featuring the annual MG Club Concours
Display Cars $15.00 all occupants included, spectators $8.00, RACV card holders $6.00, Children FREE.
Meet at Nunawading McDonalds at 8am for an 8:30am departure.
Hope to see you there.


3rd - 4th Feb February 2018

Longwarry Heritage Truck and Vehicle Display

This includes a steam and stationary engines swap meet/market and other entertainment. See the attached notice for full details.

Swap meet notice Swap Meet Notice


21nd - 23rd September 2018

National Rally 2018

Please see the National Rally page for more information.
This will be conducted by the Canberra Region Morris Minor Car Club Inc.


Impromptu Runs or Pop-up Runs on a week day

The Committee would like to encourage members to welcome other members to join them on their private morrie runs during the week, or whenever, to increase social interaction of members in-between Club meetings and the monthly weekend runs. This has been difficult to arrange previously when relying on either "the Generator" or the monthly meeting to broadcast run arrangements but with almost everyone on the internet these days it should be possible to get this happening immediately following the simple procedure outlined below.

As soon as you have a run in mind, preferably at least with 48 hours notice, send an email to the Editor headed "Pop-up Run" giving details of date, time & place of meeting, (McDonalds are good mustering places for coffee and initial toilet visit) and details of intended destination and suggestions of BYO food or café etc. and your name and mobile phone number.
The Editor will then immediately forward your e-mail to all Club members listed on the Club database.
All you have to do then is turn up at the selected meeting point by the appointed time and a good time can be had by all.
Feedback to the Club via any of the Committee members would be appreciated after such runs or at the next Club meeting.
Please note that Pop-up runs are not intended to replace the monthly weekend run but be an additional Club activity.



Please think of runs you would like to do this year, or even next year,
and discuss them with the Club Captain.