Regional News from the Isle of Wight

Forth coming events from JEC IOW

November Newsletter


Chairman – Ray Lover, Tel: 07974928948 or [email protected]

The next monthly meeting, at The Fighting Cocks will be Monday 5th November

November Events:

Saturday 3rd November - JEC National AGM

9th – 11th November - Classic Car Show at the NEC Tuesday 27th November - Visit from Regional Manager

2018 Events:

Saturday 8th December - Our Christmas Party at The Spinnaker

2019 Events: (planned so far, more to come)

Saturday 2nd February - Our AGM, The New Holmwood

February - Classic Jaguar Factory visit (tbc)

Sunday 31st March - Jaguar Spares Day, Stoneleigh

March - Practical classics restoration Show at the NEC (tbc)

Monday 22nd April - Easter Egg Run

27th & 28th April - visit to the Breckon Beacons for a Tour Day with the 1985 group

Sunday 28th April - Drive It Day

10th – 12th May - Jaguar Festival (Heythrop Park and Blenheim Palace)

May - Beaulieu Spring Auto Jumble (tbc)

7th – 10th June Laon Historique Classic Car event

15th & 16th June - Visit to North Staffs & Cheshire Regional Day Show

15th & 16th June - Le Manns 24 Hour Race

July - Beaulieu Simply Jag Day (tbc)

Sunday 14th July - F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone

19th – 21st July - Silverstone Classics

Sunday 4th August - West Sussex Regional Day at Arundal Castle (tbc)

August - Beaulieu Super Car Day (tbc)

Sunday 11th August - Our Regional Day Show

14th - 15th September - Vic’s Car Show

Sunday 20th October - Jaguar Spares Day at Stoneleigh

November - NEC Classic Car Show

Future Events in the planning:

IOW Tour of Power Station

Mermaid Gin Distillery


Haynes Museum

Visit from Swindon Club

Many thanks to those members who met with the Swindon group on Saturday 20th October. This was a pleasant evening with lots of chatter about cars. Even more thanks to those members who also met up with the Swindon group the following morning.

Saturday 3rd November JEC National AGM

Some of our committee members will be representing the Isle of Wight at the JEC National AGM.

Tuesday 27th November Visit from Regional Manager

Our Regional Manager from The National Jaguar Enthusiasts Club will be visiting the Isle of Wight to meet with members. This event will take place at The Belmont Hotel, 8 Queens Road, Shanklin, IOW. PO37 6AN, 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start. Our Regional Manager, Patch, is very keen to meet with members of JEC IOW. He will start the evening with a presentation about the national club and forth coming events. He would then like to chat with members and answer any possible questions. Des and Linda will provide refreshments and the bar will be open. It is important that we show our strong membership with lots of us in attendance. We also need to provide numbers for catering so please contact Keith or Jackie to confirm your attendance. We look forward to an enjoyable and informative evening with lots of our members present. Please contact Keith on 862519 or [email protected] OR Jackie on 524216 or [email protected]

Saturday 8th December Our Christmas Party at The Spinnaker

Following our enjoyable evening at The Spinnaker last Christmas, Glynis has rebooked The Spinnaker for this year’s celebrations. This is a 3 Course Meal and an Elton John Tribute night for a cost of £21.95. Menu choices attached. To book your place for our Christmas Party contact Glynis on [email protected] or Jackie on 01983 524216.

We need to be confirming numbers sometime soon so please do not leave it too late to book your place. Glynis (and I) will be on holiday at the end of November and beginning of December so there will not be the opportunity for last minute booking.

For those members who have signed up for our Christmas Party Night, it is now time to finalise payment. The cost is £29.95 per person, plus a supplement of £1.55 for those of us who requested the cheese and biscuits. The members requesting cheese include: Brian Milliner, Jackie Clegg, Steve Blow, Jill Parish, Carole Brooke and Laurence Hunt. Please make cheques payable to JEC IOW and write Christmas Party on the reverse of the cheque. Payment can be made to any committee member at any of our meetings, or in the post to Mrs Glynis Milliner, 243 Upton Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight. PO33 3JG. If you would like to pay by BACS please enter ‘Christmas Party’ as the reference. Many thanks.

Facebook Page

Our Facebook page is now back with a vengeance and running on all cylinders, and we’d like to see as many members as possible join up to see the latest news, events and all manner of irreverent comments – search on Facebook for JAGUAR ENTHUSIASTS CLUB – ISLE OF WIGHT.

Club Clothing (Possible Christmas Presents?)

We are now holding a small stock of club clothing, we will bring them along to our Monday night meetings for all to see. For further details contact Mark or Jackie on 01983 524216 or email: [email protected]

Baseball caps £7.50

Polo shirts £11.50 (XXXL+ £12.50)

Rugby shirts £16.00

Sweat shirts £13.50

Fleece £19.00

Tee shirts £9.00

Gents shirts £18.00

Ladies shirts £17.00

For Sale

Jaguar X Type

No. Plate YY55 EZL


Leather interior

2 litre engine

83,000 miles

Please contact Mr Austin Ward, phone no. is: 07729191051

Address: 10 Albert Road, Sandown. PO36 8AW

Ford Granada Ghia

Ford Granada Ghia, Silver Mk2, 2.8. 1985, 47,000 miles.

Very good condition.

Contact Richard on 07756263705

Number Plate I wondered if anyone in the club would be interested in the number plate "C8 XJR" which I bought and never used, so it has remained on retention. Offers invited... Thanks, David C Press 01983 761256 or [email protected]

Jaguar XJS Parts

Reconditioned radiator and a good petrol tank.

Contact Brendon on 01983 865925

1971 MGB GT 1798cc 4 speed + overdrive

Original chrome bumper model in very good condition

Well looked after with plenty of history and invoices from my ownership (3 yrs) and previous.

New MOT, converted to 12v battery recently, engine runs beautifully, excellent structural condition, bodywork & paint in excellent overall condition. Stainless steel fuel tank & exhaust system. Looked after by classic car specialist.

Lovely interior, wood steering wheel, leather seats, perfect headliner.

Photos on request.

£7450 asked, all sensible offers considered

Roger 07944 495822

Morris Minor, split-screen

This lovely car is in very good condition and has an over-head valve engine.

Possibly the best split-screen Morris on the island.

For more details contact Alan Langmead on 01983 759566.

That’s all for now.

Jackie Clegg

Tel: 524216

e-mail: [email protected]