Lotus Sevens Day Out, the Phoenix on the 15th

Ladies and Gentlemen. We are now two weeks from the inaugural meeting of the Heritage Section of the Lotus Seven Club, the Lotus Sevens Day Out to celebrate our cars 1957 to 1973, at the Phoenix Inn, Hartley Wintney. It’s all happening on 15th September 2018 from 11ish to when everybody has gone home. The pub management, well used to car clubs, is reserving all the parking area in front for our Lotus Sevens, and the club Event Support Vehicle (ESV) will be parked nearby.
The first reference to Lotus Sevens at the Phoenix that I can find is a meeting on 5th June 1970 which would of course have been 100% Lotus Sevens. I’m glad to say we’re getting good support from current owners; perhaps some of you were there in 1970?
Provided I get enough willing marshals, we’ll also be reserving space for all the other Sevens in a line in the rear parking area. Please tell me if you intend to come and eat, the centre section in the restaurant is being saved for us. They will also be serving coffees and teas and sandwiches.
NEW! A late addition – With the help of Dave and the ESV, we’re making space for a small autojumble purely for Lotus Seven parts that you can bring in your Seven. (The Club does not guarantee genuine provenance!) It is not intended to be a general market, and you have to take away anything that does not sell! A donation or the proceeds would be expected for the Club charity, Sir Jackie Stewart’s Race against Dementia.
You can contact Rod Thonger on heritage@lotus7.club with any questions. I hope we’ll see you there.
www.phoenixinn.co.uk Tel: 01252 842484. London Road, Phoenix Green Hartley Wintney RG27 8RT