Historic Rallies/Mini Events
There are hundreds of Mini evnts happening all over the UK and Europe, even worldwide. We have listed only a few of the national events. If you have an event and want it listed here, please contact us.

:: National Mini Cooper Day

Beaulieu Motor Museum, June 2005
The Mini Cooper Register is pleased to be running this annual event, which has been a success since it was first organised by the club back in 1987.
Our annual Beaulieu event has always been one of the significant events on the Mini / MINI calendar. This year there will be a fantastic display of Ex-Works and Competition Cars. 
:: BMC Comps 50 - Silverstone 2005 (Don't miss this event!)

Silverstone, July 2005
Celebrating 50 years of the BMC Comps Department & 75 years of MG Car Club. There are special evenings where you can meet the legends of the Works Comps Dept. Some events require advanced bookings, see link for more info.

A definate for any Mini Works fan!!!
:: National Mini Show, Stanford Hall

Standford Hall, September
Stanford Hall continues to provide a great back drop to the national Mini Show. Hundreds of Minis from all over will converge for the one day show.
Expect the new MINI to rub shoulders with some immaculate originals and every other Mini and Mini derivative that there has been in-between!
:: The Italian Job Charity Run

UK to Italy, October/November 2005
This is one of the more impressively eccentric events on the European calendar. Inspired by 1969 film The Italian Job, a sponsored Mini Cooper rally heads across the Alps to Italy's Emilia Romagna region, picks up a load of the local wine and then heads back to the UK to auction the booty - with the proceeds going to a range of children's charities.
:: London to Brighton Mini Run

May, 2005

As the name suggests this an annual rally / parade from London to Brighton and Mini show organised by the London & Surrey Mini Owners Club and 2005 will be the runs 20th Anniversary. The run has 2,100 official tickets which are usually all sold out by the end of February, and then hundreds more do the run in an un-official capacity.
:: BRSCC - Mighty Mini Championship 2005

Takes place at various UK race circuits/dates
The Mighty Minis Championship has provided the platform for some of the most thrilling and hard fought battles in recent memory. This one make series – tailored for 1.3l Mini Coopers. The Mighty Minis Championship is a well organised and affordable series that serves as an excellent introduction to competitive motor racing.
www.mightyminis.co.uk | www.brscc.co.uk
:: Mini in the Park 2005

Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, August 2005
Anything and everything Mini. from club stands to any part you'll ever need. Over 1000 of the finest Mini's in the world, a concours competition, great prizes and loads more. It's all here!
:: Midlands Mini Festival 2005 (Mini Festival of the Shires)

Stratford-upon-Avon, July 2005
If your looking for a traditional Mini show, this one may not be for you. camping, partying & fun chill out weekend, for those who don't want to take things too seriously.
:: Mini World Action Day

Castle Combe, September
One of the Circuit's most enjoyable days. Great AutoJumble, loads of trade stands and of course hundreds and hundreds of Minis. New for 2005, will be a dedicated display area and track sessions for the new Mini.
Official Castle Combe Circuit Web Site
:: Mini Day Gaydon

Gaydon Heritage Motor Caetre, Warwickshire , October 2005
The home of the Number One Mini ends the Mini show season with Russ Swift's amazing carobatics. This is you final chance to stock up for the winter from a new indoor exhibition full of Mini goodies.
:: Mini Europe Rally

The Mini Europe Rally is a 4-day driving event that takes place every year. The event is not intended as a race, it is a pure navigation rally that takes competitors through Switzerland, Germany, France, Luxemburg, Belgium and finishing in Holland.
:: The MiniWorld Show 2005

Sandown Park, Esher, July 2005
The MiniWorld Show 2005 will be the most exciting Mini event of the year. We have a whole floor dedicated to the finest classic Minis from all over the UK and Europe. With a variety of trade stands and a fantastic autojumble.
:: Mini Cooper Register Bournemouth Weekend 2006

Bournemouth, January 2006
The Mini Cooper Register invites members and their families to attend this popular weekend for Mini Cooper enthusiasts. Feature include a run through the countryside, dinner, a team knowledge quiz, raffle, auto jumble, sale of MCR Regalia and the opportunity to socialize with other Club members over a pint or two in the very comfortable surroundings of the hotel.
www.minicooper.org [.pdf]
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