Upcoming events in October – December 2023


Monday 23rd 8.00pm: Gary Fisher is giving an illustrated talk on The Gunpowder Plot.
Sunday 29th: Open Day with a visit from the steel rods and there are 55 promised. 


Saturday 4th 10-3.30: A chance to see the veteran vehicles participating in the Brighton Run in Malborough Road next to St James’ Palace.

Monday 13th 8.00pm: Steve Waddingham will be giving a talk on Aston Martins. 

Friday 17th: Nomination forms and any items for discussion at the AGM should be in.

Saturday 25th : Rock’n’roll Night  in the annexe. Tickets £12.00.

Monday 27th 8.00pm: . AGM – hear about the work of EDVVS and the EDVVT. NOTE: Members only.

Wednesday 29th: Christmas Meal for Members, Volunteers and partners.


Monday 11th: Society Social – open to members, volunteers and partners: a relaxed evening with light festive refreshments and entertainment. Also the special Christmas Raffle.

Upcoming events in September 2023

The following events are taking place:

5th September Capel Manor Show- pre-booked

6th September 7.30 First meeting of Pageant Committee 2024 in the club room.

10th September EDVVS Car Display at Hatfield House. 

11th September Dennis Voller is our speaker : 35 years of collecting toys.  You are invited to bring along a toy with history. 

23rd September Railway Modellers Show at the Museum – Adults are £5.  Under 16s and carers are free.

24th September Morris Minor Day and Lonestar Model display. 

25th September Lesley and David Heard: Holiday of a Lifetime

2023 List of Car Shows

The following are the major car shows taking place in the South East in 2023.

22-23 April Safron Walden Steam and Vintage Show
23rd April10.00Drive-It Day EDVVS to De Havilland Museum
7th May10-4Coronation Picnic at Botany Bay Cricket Club
14th May10.30-2Barnet Classic Car Show  The Spires Car Park
21stMay10-4Herts Auto Show Oakland College
27-28 May9-5.00Enfield Pageant of Motoring
3-4 June10-5St Albans Steam and Country Show Oaklands College
4 June12-6Cars at the Castle- Hertford Castle
10 June12-4Datchworth Village Fete
10-11 June10-5Whitwell Steam and Country Fair Codicote
11 June10-6Luton Festival of Transport Stockwood Park
1 July10-4Hoddesdon Car Show
1 July12-5Welwyn Festival
5 July4-9Classics in the Walled Garden
16 July12-4Epping Rotary Club Car Show
5 August10-4Waltham Cross Town Show
20 August12-5Tewin Classic Car & Craft Show
20 August12-4Potters Bar Rotary Club Classic Car Show Elm Ct. Potters Bar
27-28 Aug10-5Knebworth
2 Sept11-4Buntingford Classic Car Show
2 Sept10-4Redbourn Classics on the Common
3 Sept9-5Capel Manor
10 Sept9.30-3+EDVVS at Hatfield House

Railway Modellers – Theme Calendar 2023

Each running open Sunday has a specific theme to the locomotives and the trains.
The themes for 2023 are as follows:

29th JanuaryFree Running Day (anything goes)
26th FebruaryPre 1923 design locomotives (including The Rocket)
26th MarchThe Big Four Locomotives (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)
30th AprilBR Steam Locomotives (early and Late crest)
28th May— CLOSED
25th JuneBR Green and Blue Diesels
30th JulyThomas and various Friends
27th August— CLOSED
Saturday 23rd SeptemberEWRM Model Railway Show – Modern Image
Sunday 24th SeptemberSmall Locomotives (less than 8 wheels)
29th OctoberDiesel Locomotives (1980’s to present day)
26th NovemberFree Running Day (anything goes)
31st December— CLOSED

Upcoming events in February 2023

Here are the next events for you:

Monday 13th February – Paul Griffin will be giving a talk ‘Historic Cars -When is the history not the whole story?’

Saturday 25th February – Big Rock’n’Roll Party 7.30pm  with DJ ‘Big Paul’ Tickets £10 on the door or from Eventbrite online.  Tell your friends. It is a fundraiser for the Museum.

Upcoming events in January 2023

Here are the next events for you:

Sunday 8th  AUTOJUMBLE  Public entry from 9.00 Entry £5 or early bird £10 from 6.30a.m.

Please be aware that there is no facility for on-site parking.  Use the nurseries or the estate and take a walk down to the Museum please.

Monday 9th New Year Social with entertainment from Claudio and refreshments.  This would have been the Christmas Social for which people signed up. Please support the special raffle to cover the costs of the evening. Thanks to all who donated the lovely prizes. Should be a relaxed start to the year.

Monday 23rd January Talk by John Harrison on The Hurtigruten Experience

Friday 27th January Deadline for newsletter