The Club offers its members the opportunity to take part in two types of runs. One is the Day Run held on various Sundays throughout the year and the other is the Mid-week run held regularly on the fourth Wednesday of each month. There is also one weekend away, usually held in July.
These runs are organized to allow time for socializing as well as enjoying a drive with fellow enthusiasts.
Details of meeting times and places for the runs are advertised on the Calendar page of this website and also in the Octagon. A contact name is always given so that you can check on the latest details of the run.
Most participants drive their MG but other makes are not excluded. Below are reports and photos of some recent runs held by MG Car Club.
"Watch the birdie, they say!!??....
I can't see any b....y birdie!!!
VISIT TO ARTHUR MORRIS’s car collection – Report by Jeff Heslewood, photos by Jeff Heslewood and Phil Bryan
On Saturday 14 November, the MGCCQ was very fortunate to be invited to view the 1936 Auto Union GP Car of Brisbane businessman, Arthur Morris.
This is a truly unique vehicle which is being faithfully restored to reflect its heritage. I believe that I can confidently report that all 20 members and friends who attended felt privileged to see and touch this genuine example of motor racing history. Arthur is not just a collector. He is a “been there done that” type of person who obviously enjoyed showing us his wonderful collection of cars, speedway solo bikes & memorabilia which he has gathered over many years.
On behalf of the club, I thank him for this great opportunity.”
Those attending were:-
Jeff & Greg Heslewood – Ford Escort
Phil Bryan – Austin Healey
Errol Hoger – MGB
Don Webster – MGTD
Dennis Kelly - Mazda 3
David Miles – Subaru Forester
Peter & Norma Upham – Ford
Andrew Manfield – MGTF
Ross Kelly – Aston Martin
Di Hiley – RAV4
Trevor Jones & Randall Jenvey – Isuzu D MAX
David Cutlack – Toyota Hilux
Peter Tighe – Suzuki
Tom Lane – Holden Colorado
Neil Robson & Greg Hannant – Nissan
Dino Mattea – MGL
MG CAR CLUB MIDWEEK RUN - 28 October, 2020
October mid week run........ by Denis Thomas
The morning after the major storm on the Tuesday was fine and the Rain Gods produced a fine clear day as I had instructed.
Eleven storm chases arrived at Beenleigh for the start but all with concerns about the predictions for the afternoon.
This included John and Cherie Fransen from the Far North Qld Chapter in Cairns who were attending the Wide Bay Chapter long weekend in Harvey Bay....Thanks guys for your attendance.
Trevor and Ann Mills were our ears and eyes listening to storm predictions on the radio and watching BOM radar for early reports of pending troubles.
We travelled through Beaudesert, past the massive Bull statue with his covid mask, past the Kerry surf club flags included and the large blue painted gum tree to morning tea.
We were joined there by an abundance of Rainbow lorikeets some even perching on us others engaged in close interaction in attempt to increase flock....!!
Photos by Malcolm Campbell.
We travelled from here further through Kerry, Rathdowney and around Mt Barney which is always amazing at the different lights during the day and back to Beaudesert. The areas had greened up since the recent rains and as everybody remarked on the many magnificent Jacaranda trees in full bloom and surrounded by a carpet of their fallen blooms.
The clouds were building by lunch so after this we all departed to make our way home before the suspected rain and hail fell.
I hope you all enjoyed the Scenic Rim.
Denis Thomas – MGB
Trevor & Anne Mills – MG6
Ray & Sue Edwards & Dianne Davies – Mitsubishi
Lloyd & Karen Thomson – BMW
Trevor Penson & Sue Paniccio
David Miles – MG Magnette
Bruce Mutch & daughter – MG SUV
Val & Kerry Horgan – MX5
John & Pat Walker – Toyota
Tim & Lynne Bateman – Austin Lancer
Malcolm Campbell & Kathy Burford – Golf GTI
John & Cherie Fransen – MG Midget
MG CAR CLUB UK 90th ANNIVERSARY - 11 October, 2020
Congratulations to all concerned with our Club's contribution today to the world wide celebration of the 90th anniversary of the formation of the MG Car Club (UK Centre).
Malcolm Spiden and Don Webster came up with a great concept in which there was a recreation of the gathering together of members of the MGCCQ for our very first Club run held on 28 Nov 1954. The meeting place for that run was Kemp Place in the Valley - a place much busier now than it was in 1954 so recreating that event in 2020 obviously posed difficulties which Malcolm and Don managed to overcome.
Thanks also go to Mark Wellard who assisted by replicating the photo shoot in modern times and conditions.
Thanks also to all those who drove their MGs either all or part of the way from the meeting place at Mowbray Park to the beautiful Kholo Gardens.
Worthy of mention is the ages of the MGs taking part which ranged from Pre-War to the latest modern. Their entry into Kholo Gardens
was a joy to behold.
Photos of the MGCC 90th anniversary event from Mark Wellard.
Photos of the MGCC 90th anniversary event from Elaine Hamilton.