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South Essex Centre's 2019 Rallies
(including next year's rallies that are booking this year and confirmed holiday rallies for next year)


I am pleased to be able to bring you my Rally programme for 2019. Personally I felt that the past year has gone well. A few new Venues, a few new Marshals, not many rallies cancelled, and quite a few were full. I would like to thank members for supporting the Rallies, and the Marshals who go out of their way to give others a good time. Continuing these themes I am pleased to say that once again we have a couple of new venues this year, and we are again using venues that were new to our programme last year. We also have a couple of new marshals for 2019. The Rally programme for the forthcoming year, once again features several of the old favourites, some of which are being given a new twist. We have Holiday Rallies, including one overseas, and weekend rallies with various themes. We also have a few ‘long weekend’ rallies, not just on Bank Holidays, as several members have expressed the desire and ability rally outside of the traditional weekend. The ‘National’ rally this year is being held at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, from 24th to 28th May 2019, and I have organised a follow-on Rally just outside of Warwick, a short drive from the National. This year is our Charity Year, with the largest event being the Chairman’s Charity Rally, which will be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend. I have managed to secure the Orsett Showground for the Rally, which I am sure will be a great success.

The Orsett Showground is a venue specifically designed for such purposes, and I am sure will work well. It has excellent Access, from the M25/A13, which will not only make getting there easy for our own Centre members, but also for those who will hopefully be visiting from other parts of the country.

A lot of the last year, in committee, was spent discussing GDPR, and how we can minimise the impact that it has on running our club, in the pursuit of our mutual hobby. Everybody seems to have had a view, on what it stops us from doing. Regarding the Impact on the production of this Rally Book, we have been extremely mindful that Names, Addresses, and Phone Numbers of Marshals, not to mention committee members, are printed in this Rally Book, and as a result is available from the SECC Web Site. For this reason, I have expressly asked each Marshal to confirm if they are happy to have their details published. Where this permission has been granted I have included such details as has been agreed.  As an alternative we have the option to accept On-Line bookings only. I am hoping that this solution will minimise the impact on members booking onto a rally, whilst meeting the requirements of the new legislation.

As I stated last year, it is becoming ever more difficult to get new venues, whilst some that we have been using cease to be available to us . In the last few years I am pleased to say that some new sites have been tried, and I would encourage members to support these new venues, and the Marshals that are brave enough to take on a new venue. I would like to thank all Marshals, who have again stepped up to run rallies on behalf of us all in the coming year, on some occasions even taking care of identifying and booking the venues. Thank you to my colleagues on committee for their help in the year, and as always my greatest outpouring of gratitude goes my ever loving and supportive wife, Marion, without whose help I could not have got to this position . . . where I am pleased to present to you, YOUR 2019 Rally Programme.

Happy Reading . . . Happy Rallying


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 Booking Date

 No. of Places

15 to 17 Nov 2019

Regional AGM
Late booking conditions now apply to this rally

This rally is now booking

Hallowtree Scout Camp, Ipswich, IP10 0JP
Approximate location on map

Garry & Connie Pyett

02 Jan 2019


02 to 08 Dec 2019

Thursford Spectacular
This rally is now Full
There is a waiting list

CAMC Site Fakenham Racecourse, Pudding Norton, Fakenham, NR21 7NY
Approximate location on map

June Eastman and Paul Langford

02 Jan 2019


13 to 15 Dec 2019

Carol and Glen's Magical Christmas
This rally is now booking
Click here to book online

Chelmer Valley High School, Broomfield, Chelmsford CM1 7ER
Approximate location on map

Carol and Glen Harper

30 Oct 2019


30 Dec to 02 Jan 2019

New Year at White Rodings
This rally has been CANCELLED

White Rodings Sports and Social Club, White Roding, Nr Dunmow, CM6 1RS
Approximate location on map

Linda and Alan Slatford

03 Apr 2019


10 to 12 Jan 2020

Thank You Marshals
Online booking will be available from 28 Nov 2019

Chelmer Valley High School, Broomfield, Chelmsford CM1 7ER
Approximate location on map

Chair of the Day

28 Nov 2019


17 to 19 Jan 2020

What Next at Blenheim
Online booking will be available from 04 Dec 2019

Blenheim Primary School, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4HX
Approximate location on map

Jean Weller

04 Dec 2019


24 to 26 Jan 2020

Burns Night
Online booking will be available from 11 Dec 2019

Chelmer Valley High School, Court Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7
Approximate location on map

Shirley & Stan Bunce

11 Dec 2019


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