Branch Rally

Barnsley Branch Morris Minor Owners Club Annual Rally 2018

Sunday 13th May at Graves Park Sheffield

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Last year was our first time using this new venue and after a very successful day with around 70 cars on display, good weather (one small shower being the exception),  it was the obvious choice to re-visit this year.  The grounds provide us with more than enough space to display a large selection of Morris Minors as well as other classic cars and bikes.  The Barnsley Branch is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year so we are aiming to celebrate with style and expand the facilities at this years show, why not celebrate our anniversary with us.  Don’t forget to watch this page to keep up to date with all that is planned.

If you wish to attend our rally then you can download an

ENTRY FORM HERE   

Entries are £5 per classic car and £4 per classic bike.  Please make cheques payable to Barnsley Branch MMOC.  There is ample parking for modern cars in the neighbouring car park (parking charges apply as this is a Sheffield City Council car park).

All pre-booked entries will receive a Rally souvenir and the final date for pre-booked entries is 4th May 2018.


Updates

April

Yankee Dog mobile food vendor will be at the show.  They provide Hot food including Burgers, Chips, Chilli, Bacon, Hot-dogs and Eggs in a mind boggling array of combinations. You can even wash it all down with one of their drinks. Contact Paul on (07836) 778181 for more details or to book for other events.

Sweets ‘n Treats

Will be tempting your sweet tooth on the day with a wide selection of confectionery.  Click on the picture to go to their Facebook page.

March

Well known and respected classic car and bike judge Bill Barrowcliff will be judging and presenting the awards at our branch rally, he has previously been involved within this role for the Isle of Man T.T.  Click on his picture below to go to his facebook page.  

  

February

Tom Roy Morris Minor spares specialists will be attending the Rally.  If there is something specific you wish to purchase please contact them prior to the Rally to arrange for them to bring it along for you to pick up. Click on the picture to go to their website for details.

The Little Latte Pod will be providing refreshments and is a family run barista company serving quality espresso from a bespoke mobile trailer. We also stock a range of hot drinks and snacks. Click on the picture to go to their website.


The Venue – Graves Park

In addition to all the fun at the show Graves Park is a destination in itself with attractions for all the family.  Graves Park covers some 248 Acres and as such is the largest park in Sheffield, embracing an impressive variety of contrasting features. Vast expanses of open parkland with short grass is fantastic for picnics, football and ball games with the kids.  These are bordered and intersected by natural and semi-natural woodlands. Graves Park is also a multi-sports and recreation site with facilities for tennis, bowls, miniature golf, cycling, and orienteering as well as a children’s play area, inflatables and a land train ride.

  

Close to our Rally is the Rose Garden Cafe, offering hot and cold food and drink throughout the day.

for more details see their website HERE 

  

Graves Park Animal Farm provides a popular home to some of the rarest breeds of farm animals in the country and is also situated close to our Rally site making it a perfect addition to the day for all those animal loving visitors to our Rally young and old alike.  Check out their website for more information HERE 

Friends of Graves Park

Friends of Graves park is a dedicated group of volunteers who work to maintain and improve Graves Park.

For more information visit their website HERE 


Directions & Map

On approach to Graves Park if you follow the brown signs for “Graves Park Animal Farm” these will lead you to the correct entrance to the park for our Branch Rally.  Barnsley Branch signs will be displayed at the entrance.

Simply insert your postcode to the “From” box then click on “Get Directions”

If you prefer you can download a suggested

SET OF DIRECTIONS HERE 


Previous Branch Rallies

  

     Photo from 1999 1st rally at Elsecar     Photo from 2000 rally at elsecar (Wedding Cars)

 

2017 – Graves Park – A new venue for us 70 vehicles

2016 – Elsecar Heritage Centre

2015 – Elsecar Heritage Centre 81 vehicles

2014 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Other Morris’

2013 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme History of Morris

2012 – Wortley Hall – Theme History of Morris

2011 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre

2010 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Classic Bicycles

2009 – Cannon Hall Farm

2008 – Cusworth Hall – Theme Minor Transport

2007 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme LCV’s

2006 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Morris Motors

2005 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre

2004 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Classic Motorbikes

2003 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Ex-Police Vehicles

2002 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Campers & Caravans

2001 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Theme Historic Transport

2000 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Wedding Cars

1999 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre

1998 –  Elsecar Heritage Centre – Minor History