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'Much ado about Saab' Or something like that!

 

Friday - Sunday, July 24-26 2009
Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, Luddington Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9SE

 

Saab Hospitality Suite

Camping on-site for tents, trailer tents, caravans and motor caravans

  • SOC designated area within race course itself.
  • Arrival from 2.00pm Friday July 24th.
  • No sleeping in commercial delivery vans.
  • Fees pre-booked pitches: £12.00 per unit for one night, £10.00 per unit per night if more than one night booked. (These rates will apply for Friday, Saturday or Sunday nights only).
  • Fees for those wishing to camp without prior booking: £13.00 per unit for one night, £11.00 per unit per night if more than one night booked. (These rates will apply for Friday, Saturday or Sunday nights only).
  • A few electric hook-ups are available on the touring site (100 yards from SOC area) at an extra cost of £2.50 per night or £3.00 if only booked for one night. PLEASE NOTE this facility is only available for bookings BEFORE 10th July 2009, on a first come first served.
  • Non-members will be charged an additional £5.00 per adult for participating in the weekend. Please encourage your friends to join (or rejoin) SOC at the meeting or prior to the meeting quoting code ‘natl2009’ to qualify for a special one-year membership rate, without the payment of a joining fee.
  • Campers wishing to stay on the commercial site prior to or after the event should contact the organisers. This may necessitate moving your unit to a different pitch if so requested.
  • Access to showers is via a token system and these will be provided by SOC reception at a cost of 50p each.
  • Dogs are welcome on site provided they are kept on a leash and are properly controlled. A dog walk is available. DO NOT walk or exercise dogs on the race track; and owners will be responsible for removing any dog fouling.
  • There is a car boot sale on the car park outside the main gates and a Bottle Fair in the main building so ID badges will be provided.
Other accommodation
  • Stratford has a full range of hotels, guest houses (within walking distance) and B&Bs. Please contact the Tourist Information office at Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6GW. Tel: 0870 160 7930 www.shakespeare-country.co.uk
Saabs in a line at the SOC NationalDay visitors – Saturday July 25th 2009
  • Arrival on site from 9.00am.
  • Fees: members pre-booked £3.00, on the day £4.00. Non-members pre-booked £4.00, on the day £5.00.
  • Traders and ‘car booters’ are welcome and will be able to park in a designated area. They will be charged the same rate as campers or day visitors. A contribution of a raffle prize or a gift for entry to the ‘penny auction’ would be appreciated!
  • Day visitors are welcome to stay to the BBQ – open from about 6.00pm.
Sunday July 26th 2009
  • There will be no on-site activities on Sunday July 26th; however anyone wishing to take part in the organised tour can do so, provided organisers are informed of this in advance.
  • There will be a tour around the Cotswolds with (hopefully!) stops at the David Sutton Rally Car Museum and Cotswold Motor Museum.

Catering:

  • Friday evening supper (lasagne, salads, French/garlic bread and fruit salad, ice-cream and shortbread biscuit) £10.50. per adult. Children under 14 free. There is a vegetarian option.
  • Saturday: an on-site cafe will be available for drinks and snacks from 9.00am until 4.00pm
  • Saturday evening BBQ, strawberries and ice cream £ 13.00 per adult. Children under 14 free. There is a Vegetarian option.
  • Our caterers will try to meet particular dietary needs if we are informed in advance.
  • There will be no bar available on-site. However, members and guests are welcome to bring their own alcoholic or soft drinks to the Friday supper or Saturday BBQ. Clearly, the organisers will expect responsible consumption of any alcohol and safe removal of ‘empties’.

 

 

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    East Anglia Saab Branch

    Hold their meeting the first Thursday of every month at The Woolpack, The Street, Fornham St, Martin, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 1SW and the meetings start at 7.00pm

    All welcome, we look forward to seeing you there.


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    Hold their Club meeting every second Wednesday of each even numbered month meeting 7.30/8.00pm at The Grey Horse, Main St, Elvington, York, North Yorkshire YO41 4AG

    Everyone is very welcome, not just SOC members, our main aim is to promote local interest and enthusiasm in Saabs.

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Please use the form for general enquires about the club.  For specific Saab related enquiries it may be quicker to contact the appropriate Saab Registrar.

If your question is not specifically related to the club itself please give your membership number.  We are unable to respond to general questions from non-members.

 

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