AJS & Matchless Owners Club

East Suffolk Section

Diary of events October 09 – April 10




OCT 2009 – APRIL 2010

Club Nights :- Second Monday each month

8:00 pm The Turk’s Head, Low Road

Hasketon, Woodbridge.

Evening runs :- April to Sept – Wednesdays at 7:30pm, as detailed, from

Spencer’s Garage Martlesham.

Sunday runs :-  once or twice per month, April to September


Chairman Albert Usher     01473 738195

Secretary Richard Cove    01394 411345

Treasurer Mick Barritt      01473 274764

Ex officio :

Run Captain Dave Cook    01473 714383

Section membership: £10 (£9 if email)

Main club membership: £24 + £5 initial joining fee

A fee of 50p is charged on club runs to any non-fully paid up member and/or guest


Sunday 4 Copdock Show (preparation 2.00pm Sat 3rd)

Monday 12 Club Night: noggin & natter

Sunday 18 Run to Manningtree Station buffet, meeting N.Essex section. 11.30am for 11.45am start at A14/A137 lay-by, Wherstead

Saturday 24 Pub lunch: 12.30pm The Chequers, Kettleburgh


Monday 9 Club Night: noggin & natter

Saturday 21 Pub lunch: 12.30pm The Jolly Sailor, Orford


Monday 14 Club Night: Jim’s Quiz plus the Xmas Raffle (remember to bring a prize and you will win a prize) and free Xmas Buffet, so don’t eat much beforehand!

Tuesday 29 The Cold Turkey Run: 10.45am for 11.00am start at Spencers Garage, ending at The Turk’s Head at about 12.00pm


Monday 11 Club Night: A.G.M. (review of the year; a chance to vote in the new committee, and ask any questions/propose any changes)

Thursday 14 Hands-on visit to the observatory at Orwell Park School, Nacton 7.30pm (bring cash for a donation and very warm clothing)

Saturday 23 Pub lunch: 12.30pm The Orwell Crossing on A14 between Ransome’s Europark turn off and Woodbridge/A12 Lowestoft turn off


Monday 8 Club night: noggin & natter

Saturday 20 Pub lunch: 12.30pm The Three Horseshoes, Charsfield


Monday 8 Club night: noggin & natter

Saturday 20 Pub lunch: 12.30pm Saxstead Mill Carvery, Saxstead Green nr Framlimgham


Monday 12 Club night: noggin & natter

Sunday 25 The Shakedown Run: Pete Ranson’s Treasure Hunt. Start at The Turk’s Head 11.00am (more details to follow)

Wednesday 28 First evening run (Richard to lead; finish venue: The Brewery Tap, Ipswich)

Also of interest:

Friday 2 to Sunday 4 October Alternative Rally at Woodthorpe Hall, near Alford, Lincs.

Sunday 25 October Kettleburgh Bike and Boat jumble

Sunday 15 November Ipswich Bike Jumble at Great Blakenham 9.00am onwards

If you are interested in attending the International Jampot Rally in 2010, it takes place in Ireland 21 to 24 May, at Streete Sports Complex, Streete, Mullingar, via Rathowen, County Westmeath (west of Dublin some 40 or so miles). A group in the section are currently looking into possible costs of travel.

The 2010 Jampot Rally will be in Halesowen, S.W. Birmingham (off M5) 6 to 9 August to commemorate 100 years of AJS, who started production 6 August 1910 in Wolverhampton

A First Aid course for Motorcyclists is being arranged with St John’s