Previous Events

  • 21 October 2015
    A convivial gathering of Fellows met in the splendid Wine Cellar  at The Hallmark Hotel in Manchester for the Northern Region’s Annual Lunch on Wednesday 21st October 2015. Organised by Fellow Brian Spratt and welcomed by Chairman Peter Lewis-Jones a thoroughly enjoyable time was had by everyone with stories and good humour being exchanged around the table throughout the course of the meal. All to soon it was time to depart but arrangements are in hand to hold the lunch again next year and details will be published shortly in the programme for 2016.
  • 28 September 2015
    Prodrive is one of the world’s largest and most successful motorsport and technology businesses. Whilst the company is perhaps best known for motorsport, today it is just one part of an organisation, which in the last decade has diversified to become a technology business working in a range of sectors and providing a range of services.
  • 2 August 2015
    The third Annual Fellowship weekend incorporating a dinner and the Tony Jennings Classic Car Show went off without a hitch this year.  Following on from a Pimms Reception, the Golden Lion at Easenhall provided an excellent three course meal on Saturday evening.  Malcolm Habour CBE, entertained Fellows and Guests with stories of his days in the motor industry, sharing memories with ex-colleagues, of which there were quite a few present at the event.  A quick game of Heads and Tails took place with Mike Garton winning 50% of the money which he very kindly donated back.
  • 30 July 2015
    This was the third year that the FMI had been invited to participate in one of the prestigious and long standing Motor Trade Golf Society event calendar meetings.  Our group this year numbered 7 although there were other Fellows who were playing in the MTGS competition on the day. The event took place at the sunny Hindhead Golf Club on July 30th and all were treated to a fabulous day.
  • 22 July 2015
    17 Fellows, partners and guests enjoyed an interesting visit to the St George's English Whisky Distillery on Wednesday 22nd July The St George's Distillery situated in Roudham near Norwich is England's first traditional whisky distillery to operate in England for over 100 years. James Nelstrop and his son Andrew who's family have over 600 years of experience in growing and processing grain developed a plan to open the distillery in late 2005.
  • 17 June 2015
    The annual gathering between the English & The Welsh took place once again this year at The Walnut Tree Hotel in North Petherton. Arranged by our President Tony Ham it was a most enjoyable occasion with good food and some great humour and wonderful company.