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Note: To all Morris Minor owners.
This page is provided for all who love Morris Minors.
If you see a run that is starting or ending near you, or we are passing through your town, please come and say Hi to us.
We love to meet fellow Morry lovers on our travels. You will certainly be made to feel most welcome.


Saturday 26th January 2019

Australia Day Run

We return to Westerfolds Park at Templestowe for a family picnic day.

Come along to the park and enjoy a pleasant day with the rest of the gang. A BBQ will be available.
Bring your own food and picnic blanket.

There are lots of things to do at the park, including walks along the Yarra River, bike rides or just enjoying the outdoors.

Location Melways 33/G2 Fitzsimons Lane, Templestowe.

After driving through gateway continue on bearing to the right (ignoring sharp turn to the left) to the roundabout marked 'Red Stringybark Carpark' where you turn left.

Our spot is clearly marked with the 2 Club banners.

Time: Meet at the Park (no prior meeting point or convoy) any time after 7am for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Our Picnic spot will be secured from 6.30am. so folks can arrive as early as they like and are encouraged to do so to justify our Club's occupation of the site to other members of the public seeking sites.

BBQ Supplied: The Club will supply a gas BBQ for your use.
You only need to bring your food and drink.

Any Queries contact Michael Dobson (Club Captain) on 0400 273 328


MMCCV Sheds Competition 2018

Mens Shed video

Click on the shed to view some sheds of members taken during the year.
This short video shows sheds of some of our members. Click on the icon to view them. (In mp4 format)


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Sunday 17th Feb 2019

Week day Club Run

Meet at the servo at Rockbank on the Western Highway at 11am for an 11.30 start.

Lunch will be at the harness Racing Track in Melton South. (Approx 10k further-on)

This is an opportunity for all those members living on the Western side of Melbourne to come along.

Please call me to let me know if you are coming, the more the merrier.

Wayne Cunningham Mob 0407 994 642


Sat 23rd Feb to Sat 2nd March 2019

Annual 5C Camp (Caravan, Cabin or Camping Car Club)

Stay as little as 1 or as much as 7 nights, at the well-appointed and well situated Queenscliff Tourist Park with your friendly fellow club members.

Location: 134 Hesse Street, Queenscliff (phone 03 5258 1765)

Attractions: Caravan Park close to beach and views of the Heads, great camp kitchen for us to cook (bring your favourite rissole recipe for the rissole competition) and gather and with easy access to the Queenscliff Bowling Club for the occasional meal and social drink. The town has 3 OP Shops, many interesting old buildings as well as a variety of other eating places, views of the ferry's comings and goings and easy access to the Great Ocean Road. A great place to visit and relax, one of my favourites.

So, roll up to Queenscliff. We are all going to have a ball as well as some MMCCV rissoles which are destined to become world famous!

Bookings: Please refer to booking made by Michael Dobson of MMCCV when you make your booking (I would appreciate notice of your booking by the Feb meeting)

For any further Details:
Please contact Michael Dobson (Club Captain) on Mob 0400 273 328


Sat 24th Feb 2019

RACV British & European Motoring Show 2019

Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Avenue, Yarra Glen

Open to all vehicles manufactured in England and Europe
Featuring the annual MG Club Concours

Celebrating 70 Years of the Rover P4 75
60 years of the Daimler SP250 Dart, Austin/Morris Mini, Jaguar MK2
50 Years of the Ford Capri Mk1, Triumph TR6, Mercedes Benz 280SE 3.5
40 years of the SAAB 900 Turbo

Gates Open for Display Cars at 9.00am and spectators at 10.00am

Childrens Entertainment, Music, Tropies, Club Displays and Vendors

Display cars $15.00 (incl all occupants. Motorbikes $10.00 (inc passenger)
Display vehicles or motorbikes driven by L or P drivers may enter free.

Spectators $8.00. RACV members $5.00. Children free



Impromptu Runs or Pop-up Runs on a week day

The Committee would like to encourage members to welcome other members to join them on their private morrie runs during the week, or whenever, to increase social interaction of members in-between Club meetings and the monthly weekend runs. This has been difficult to arrange previously when relying on either "the Generator" or just the monthly meetings to broadcast run arrangements.
But with almost everyone on the internet these days, it should be possible to get this happening immediately following the simple procedure outlined below.

As soon as you have a run in mind, preferably at least with 48 hours notice, send an email to the Editor headed "Pop-up Run" giving details of date, time & place of meeting, (McDonalds are good mustering places for coffee and initial toilet visit) and details of the intended destination and any suggestions for BYO food or café etc. plus your name and mobile phone number.
The Editor will then immediately forward your e-mail to all Club members listed on the Club database.
All you have to do then is turn up at the selected meeting point by the appointed time, and a good time can be had by all.
Feedback to the Club via any of the Committee members would be appreciated after such runs or at the next Club meeting.
Please note that Pop-up runs are not intended to replace the monthly weekend run, but be an additional Club activity.



Please think of runs you would like to do this year, or even next year,
and discuss them with the Club Captain.