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Tayside - The Gathering
Sun 4th Sep 2011
organised by Tayside Scotland

Car Count : 33
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The Gathering

At Riverside Drive,
Google Maps link to location

Sunday 4th September 2011

From 11:30 to 18:00


The "Gathering" is on this year.

Tayside members are putting on this years event at the above location. An entrance of only 6 per head will be charged, this includes a cold buffet for everyone to enjoy.

Dundee City Council has given permission to hold it on the grass along from the Tay Rail Bridge and the Dundee Airport.

We will have the following MX-5 competitions:

  • Best Mk 1

  • Best Mk 2/2.5

  • Best Mk 3/3.5

  • Best in show

  • Trophies will be awarded to each class winner. The best in show trophy has kindly been donated by Barnetts Mazda, Dundee. Normal club rules re judges marking will apply.

    Other attractions:

  • Raffle with fantastic prizes (see below)

  • Tombola (Donations Welcome)

  • Bring and Buy Sale - Sell all your unwanted/unused/surplus MX-5 parts.

  • Twenty question quiz on MX-5 history and Highway Code road signs

  • Free Tea, Coffee, Cold Drinks and Biscuits All Day

  • Raffle prizes include:

  • Full service for any model MX-5 to be done at Barnetts Mazda, Dundee.

  • Your car professionally washed and detail polished by A.R.K. Paints, Dundee. (Weather permitting it will be done on the day)

  • A full valet at Barnetts Mazda, Dundee.

  • Several 20 off MOT Vouchers

  • Miscellaneous Mazda related items

  • More information will be posted as it becomes available.

    Members attending:

    02 - Jen & Tom
    04 - Amy & Scott
    05 - Alex
    06 - Allie
    08 - Karen & Brian
    09 - Paul F Kelly
    10 - Roddy Maxwell
    11 - Graham K
    12 - Alex Mollison
    13 - Ian (Central Scotland Area)
    14 - Richard (Central Scotland)
    16 - Joan & Eddie (Grampian)
    17 - Ian & Aileen
    19 - Sharon & Jason
    21 - Robet Craig & passenger (Central Scotland)
    23 - Marilyn & Archie Crichton
    25 - Drew & Son (Central Scotland)
    27 - Betty & Robert Macdonald
    29 - Catherine & Jim Easton (Central Scotland)
    30 - Marilyn C
    31 - Tom
    33 - Catherine & Malcolm Brown
    35 - Peter and Mrs Crowther
    37 - Ann & Colin Hannigan
    39 - Alison & Jim (No buffet required)
    40 - Colin (Alf)
    41 - Bob Ironside

    Please post below if you wish to attend, this will allow us to know the numbers to cater for.

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    Your Comments
    4th Sep 2011 16:29 :: Eddie

    Great event and thanks for getting it all together. Great prizes and the lunch was just magic.

    4th Sep 2011 16:48 :: Colin and Ann Hannigan
    Thank you for the event .  Good day, some good company and an excellent buffet.
    Well done, and the prizes much appreciated.

    4th Sep 2011 17:49 :: Colin (alf)
    Well done Tom and your helpers. A great day very well organised at short notice ! And the sun was a bonus.

    4th Sep 2011 18:10 :: Allie
    Fantastic day again, great weather, superb buffet,and a surprise !! well done Tom and Jen, and everyone else.

    4th Sep 2011 20:41 :: robert craig
    thanks tom,jen and helpers great day out, great buffet.
    robert and craig, central scotland

    4th Sep 2011 20:42 :: Ian (CS)
    An excellent day. Many thanks to Jen & Tom and all the helpers who made it all possible. Weather, cars, food and banter were all first class.

    4th Sep 2011 20:44 :: Ian & Aileen
    Totally agree.  Well done to all who helped organise the event and what a fantastic lunch.
    The weather was a bonus and we met loads of really nice people. We will try and attend more events ... but we are away on holiday for the Glen Clova one .....again !

    4th Sep 2011 20:59 :: Russ Craig (Ossian)
    Thanks to everyone for making today such an excellent day.

    We both thoroughly enjoyed the fruits of your hard work and everyone's company.

    5th Sep 2011 06:25 :: Richie
    Great to see such an array of great condition cars and weather to match, thanks to all who organised

    5th Sep 2011 07:52 :: Ian McHattie (Speedy)
    Many thanks to everyone involved for making it a day to remember even the weather was glorious.Hopefully I can meet some of you at the National.

    5th Sep 2011 08:07 :: Richard
    A Good day, well done everyone who organized the day, nice to meet everyone including non-members

    5th Sep 2011 09:27 :: Paul Mckay (TC)
    Brilliant event and big thanks to everyone for making Ian Mchattie and I feel  most welcome. Being an AC for Cheshire & NW I know what work is involved in making these events work and Tayside did a great job stepping in at last min to take over 2011's Gathering.
    Look forward to next year, maybe we may bring one or two more cars.
    Thankyou yet again :-)

    5th Sep 2011 14:38 :: MarilynC
    This was our first event and would like to thank everyone for the warm welcome even although we were not in the Eunos.  Hopefully will be back on the road by end of month.

    5th Sep 2011 16:50 :: Alex
    On a personal note Tom, your efforts paid off. Nothing else needs to be said. A braw day.

    5th Sep 2011 18:43 :: Robert & Betty MacDonald
    Thanks for making our first outing with club so good.Great organization, company & food.
    Thanks again.

    5th Sep 2011 19:08 :: Tom
    To you Alex, Snap !!

    11th Sep 2011 16:35 :: Colin S
    Sorry I couldn't make this, but extremely well done for putting this together at short notice!

    13th Sep 2011 07:50 :: Jim & Alison
    Thanks for a great day out and bringing the lovely sunshine out for the last time this year ;-)

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