3rd March Saturday 1pm to 6pm. CVRTC Midlands Branch Meeting at The Old Crown, Aldermans Green, Coventry. "Guy Motors" by Tony Higgins and David Jones.

    5th May Saturday Annual John Pearson Gathering at A Pearson Transport, Hawksbury Garage, Aldermans Green, Coventry. CV2 1NP. 1pm until 6pm. Visiting preserved commercials welcome.

    6th May Sunday HCVS London Brighton Run. Details to follow. Entries now closed.

    13th May Sunday Thornycroft Society Festival of Transport at War Memorial Park, Basingstoke. Commercials, cars, buses, military etc. 1000 entries in 2017. Open 11:00 to 16:00. Admission Free. Details/entries from Tim Briston (01256 468421).

    9/10 June Saturday/Sunday Annual Classic & Vintage Commercial show at Heritage Museum at Gaydon, CV35 0BJ, Warwickshire. This year a ‘Vintage Lorry Driver of the Year’ contest is proposed. Interested owners/drivers are invited to contact Tom Caren for further information. Entries will, as usual, continue to arrive on Saturday with the main show day on Sunday. tom.caren@britishmotormuseum.co.uk

    3rd June Sunday HCVS Tyne - Tees Run. Details to follow.

    17th June Sunday HCVS South Midlands Ridgeway Run from Henley station to Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton Road station. Details from Janet Ayre, 10 Green Lane, Radnage, HP14 4DN

    24th June 24 Sunday Annual Cornish Coastal Run from the showground at Summercourt near Newquay. Details from Martin Caddy, 07968 406274

    15th July Sunday ‘BRS-70’ event at The Lincoln Farm Transport Café, Meriden, Warwickshire. Entries invited from BRS/NFC company liveried vehicles. As this is the 70th Anniversary of the formation of British Road Services we hope that this will be the biggest and best yet. Details from Robin Masters, 15 Lime Street, Evesham, WR11 5AW. Tel. 01386 41506. Further details will be announced in due course.

    28th – 29th July Saturday-Sunday HCVS 60th Anniversary Rally. British Motor Museum Banbury Road Gaydon Warwickshire CV35 0BJ

    5th August Sunday HCVS Trans - Pennine Run. Details to follow.