Rallies

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21 JULY 2019
FINNINGLEY ARS RALLY
The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road , Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX
Doors open 10am. Free parking. Massive indoor / outdoor traders area with major traders and club stalls from microwave components to QRP kits. Hot food and drinks all day. Admission £3.
Contact Kevin G3AAF on 07831 614640 or email Kevin.Avery@tunstall.com

28 JULY 2019
WILTSHIRE RADIO RALLY AND ELECTRONICS FAIR
Kington Langley Village Hall & playing fields, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham SN15 5NJ.
9am-1pm (disabled: 8.30am), admission £2. Car boot sale, catering, flea market, talk-in, trade stands. For more information, please visit our website or use the contact form to register your interest in booking trading space. Operated and run by CDARC. Brian Tanner, G6HUI, 0772 224 2741, rally@g3vre.org.uk.

28 JULY 2019
HORNCASTLE SUMMER RALLY
Horncastle Youth Centre. Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6DZ
This will be the last radio rally at the Horncastle Youth Centre as the county council are closing the building and a new venue is being sought. Entry is £2 and the doors open at 10am. All on one level. Refreshments are available. Contact Tony Nightingale, G3ZPU on 01507 527835 or by email to Tony.nightingale@yahoo.co.uk

4 AUGUST 2019
30th KING’S LYNN ARC GREAT EASTERN RADIO RALLY
Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4EL. NGR is TF638203
Doors open at 9am, traders have access from 7am. Admission is £2.50 with free car parking. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy. There are Amateur Radio pitches outside as well as tables in hall. Onsite catering. Details from Ted, G4OZG on 01553 768701, 07946 838656 or Jeff, G6YPJ on 01366 727997, 07999 426025 or Email rally@klarc.org.uk [www.klarc.org.uk]

4 AUGUST 2019
CRIANLARICH RADIO RALLY
Crianlarich Village Hall, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire FK20 8QN
Organised by Lomond Radio Club, the doors will open at 10am. There will be a Bring & Buy, traders and RSGB Bookstall. Catering will be available on site. Contact Bill, mm0elf@blueyonder.co.uk for further details.

9 AUGUST 2019
26th COCKENZIE & PORT SETON MINI RALLY
Community Centre, Main Hall, Port Seton.
Bring along your own junk and sell it yourself. Tables on a first come first served basis. Entry fee £2. Doors open from 6 to 9pm.

11 AUGUST 2019
FLIGHT REFUELLING ARS HAMFEST
Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, nr Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DA.
A talk-in station will be on S22. There is car parking on site and doors are open from 10am to 4.30pm. Admission is £4, which includes parking. There will be trade stands with indoor and field pitches and a car boot area. Lectures will take place during the day. No dogs are allowed, except Guide dog, which is a condition set by the landowner. More from Tony Baker, G3PFM on 07743 475018, tbaker@tiscali.co.uk [www.frars.co.uk ]

18 AUGUST 2019
RUGBY ARS RALLY
Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby CV23 9PY
Admission is £3 and the NGR for sat navs is SP395710. Doors open from 10am to 4pm, with traders having access from 8.30am. There is a car boot area. Catering is available on site. Details from Steve, G8LYB on 07956 855816 or email rally@rugbyats.co.uk [www.rugbyats.co.uk]

24 & 25 AUGUST 2019
MONTROSE AIR STATION OPEN DAY & RADIO RALLY
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Waldron Road, Broomfield, Montrose DD10 9BD
Indoor event and tables available to sell your own junk. Open to the public from 10am, disabled access and minor catering available. Details from Ewan, MM0BIX on 01674 676 740.

25 AUGUST 2019
TORBAY ANNUAL COMMUNICATIONS FAIR
Newton Abbot Racecourse Devon TQ12 3AF
Doors open at 10am with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.30am. Indoor event with plenty of free parking on site. There will be a Bring & Buy as well as an RSGB bookstall. Catering will be available on site. To book tables call Pete, G4VTO on 01803864528 or Mike, G1TUU on 01803557941 email rally team at rally@tars.org.uk

25 AUGUST 2019
MILTON KEYNES ARS RALLY
MKARS, Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley MK2 2HX
Entrance £3 per person. Various trader options available with extra indoor pitches available for 2019. Free parking and on-site catering. Open to traders 7am, Public from 9am. Additional information at www.mkars.org.uk/rally or contact Francis Hennigan, M0UKF rally@mkars.org.uk or 07563 498 156

26 AUGUST 2019
HARS ANNUAL RALLY (BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY)
Ernulf Academy, St Neots PE19 2SH
Gates open for Traders at 7am and 9am for the public. Entry is £3. There is Free car parking, an RSGB Bookstall, Bring & Buy with indoor and outdoor stands available. Catering provided on site. Talk in will be on 145.550MHz on GX0HSR. Contact Malcolm, M0OLG on events@hunts-hams.co.uk for details or phone 01480 214282.

31 AUGUST 2019
TELFORD HAMFEST BUILDATHON
Event to be held in the evening of 31 August in Telford. Details to follow. Contact Martyn on 01952 255 416.

1 SEPTEMBER 2019 (new venue)
TELFORD HAMFEST & G-QRP CONVENTION
Harper Adams University, near Telford, TF10 8NB
More information and e-mail details may be found on the Telford HamFest website www.telfordhamfest.org.uk or by contacting Martyn, G3UKV on 01952 255 416.

7 SEPTEMBER 2019
CAISTER LIFEBOAT RALLY
Caister Lifeboat station, Tan Lane, Caister on Sea, Norfolk NR30 5DJ.
Access via car park in Beach Rd. Doors open 9:30am till 2pm, (8am for sellers) with easy parking. Indoor spaces and outdoor pitches available. There will be a raffle and the onsite café will be open. The museum will also be open. A special event station will be on the air. To book call Zane, M1BFI on 0771 121 4790 or Email m1bfi@outlook.com [www.m1bfidx.wixsite.com/cl-radio-rally]

14 SEPTEMBER 2019 (new date)
FOG ON THE TYNE RALLY
Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 4LH (at the corner of Whitehall Road and Coatsworth Road)
Entrance is £1.50 and includes an entry for the raffle. There will be a Bring & Buy, Junk stall, RSGB book stand and many Traders. Car parking is now available. Enrolment for Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Examination courses and Morse class. Nancy Bone, G7UUR on 07990 760920 or Email nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk

15 SEPTEMBER 2019
WEST TYRONE ARC RALLY
Omagh Rugby Club, 7 Mellon Park Drive, Omagh BT78 5NE
Doors open at 11am and admittance is £3. There will be a talk in station, trade stands, special interest groups, a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. Catering and a licensed bar are available on site. A prize draw/raffle will take place. More information from Philip Hosey, MI0MSO, 07849025760, or by email to info@wtarc.org.uk.

22 SEPTEMBER 2019
WESTON-SUPER-MARE RADIO RALLY
The Campus Highlands Lane Weston super Mare BS24 7DX (Jct 21 M5)
Doors open 10am to 3pm. Entry is £3. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy stall. Excellent catering and a large car park. Enquiries to Dave Dyer by email to G4CXQ@btinternet.com or on 07871 034206.

27-28 SEPTEMBER 2019
NATIONAL HAMFEST
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY.

6 OCTOBER 2019
46th WELSH RADIO RALLY
Rougemont School, Llantarnam Hall, Malpas, Newport NP20 6QB
Doors open from 10am-4pm with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.45am. Admittance is £2.50. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, RSGB bookstall, Special Interest Groups and lectures will take place during the day. Catering is available on site. Contact: Rob Evans, MW0CVT, 01495 220 455, mw0cvt@sky.com.

11-13 OCTOBER 2019
RSGB CONVENTION
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ.

13 OCTOBER 2019
HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO RALLY
Floral Hall, Hornsea HU18 1NQ
Doors open at 10am with admission being £2 with under 14s free. There will be trade stands exhibiting radio equipment, computers etc. The Bring & Buy will be run by Hornsea ARC. There will be an RSGB book stand. Hot and cold food will be available in the café. See latest information on www.hornseaarc.co.uk or contact Les, 2E0LBJ on 01377 252393 or by email lbjpinkney1@hotmail.co.uk

13 OCTOBER 2019 (NEW VENUE)
HOLSWORTHY RADIO RALLY
Holsworthy Leisure Centre, Well Park, Western Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6DH.
There will be Traders, a Bring & Buy and catering will be available on site. The venue has separate disabled access via the Traders side door entrance. A club steward will be on duty in the car park. Doors open 8am for Traders and 10am for visitors. Email Howard, M0MYB at holsworthyarc@gmail.com [https://www.qsl.net/m0omc/]

19 OCTOBER 2019
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO GROUP RADIO RALLY
Downshire Secondary School, Downshire Road, Carrickfergus
Doors will open at 12 noon for the public and 9.30am for traders. All proceeds from the sale of the food and beverages will go to Belfast Samaritans, a very worthy charity. More information from Elizabeth Forde, 0785 544 2839, elizabethforde64@yahoo.com

19 OCTOBER 2019
CW CONVENTION AND CW BOOT CAMP
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE
Registration is at 8.30am for a 9am start. The event is due to finish at around 4.30pm. Pre-register as places are limited to G0IBN: g0ibn1@yahoo.com or 0745 342 60 87 Previous events have welcomed visitors from all over the UK.

19 OCTOBER 2019
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO GROUP RALLY
Downshire Secondary School, Downshire Road, Carrickfergus
Doors open to the public at 12 noon. All the proceeds from the sale of the beverages will be going to Belfast Samaritans, a very worthy charity. All will be very welcome. Contact Liz Forde at elizabethforde64@yahoo.com.

20 OCTOBER 2019
GALASHIELS RALLY
Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JX
Doors open 11am for disabled visitor and 11.15am for general public. There will be traders and a Bring & Buy. Refreshments will be available on site. Admission price TBC

16 NOVEMBER 2019
ROCHDALE & DISTRICT ARS WINTER RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.15am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Further details: Robert, M0NVQ, by email to m0nvq@outlook.com or 07778113333.

24 NOVEMBER 2019
BISHOP AUCKLAND RADIO AMATEURS CLUB 2019 RALLY
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6DB
Venue has good parking and access to a large ground floor hall. There will be the usual Radio, Computer, Electronics, and Bring & Buy stalls as well as catering and bar. Doors open at 10.30 with disabled visitors gaining access at 10.15 am. Admission is £2:00 under 14 free of charge with adult. More details from rally organiser John, G4LRG on 0777 569 6568 or Brian, G7OCK 01388 762 678.