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The Royal Forest of Dean
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 If you have any suggestions reagrding events or would like to invite us to one of your events then please contact the events organiser  



Upcoming Events


Sunday 10th September 2017

Speech House Vintage Show.

Club Stand as usual, please ensure that you inform Estelle if you intend to display your land Rover.


Sunday 17th September 2017

Big Welsh Car Show - Chepstow Racecourse


Sunday 1st October 2017

Newbury 4x4 & Vintage Spares Day, Newbury Showground


Attended Events

Sat & Sun 22nd/23rd July 2017

Much Marcle Steam Rally. Much Marcle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2LX

Kelmarsh Land Rover show. (The new Billing Show).


Sat 16th July 2017

Soudley Village Fete. Would any members be prepared to show their vehicles at this event.

Please contact Phil Willett for further details.


Sunday 25th June 2017

Simply Land Rover  Beaulieu


Sat & Sun 10th / 11th June 2017 

Dunsfold Collection Surrey. A long drive to a unique show.


Sat & Sun 3rd & 4th June 2017

Land Rover Summer Show, Three Counties Showground, Malvern. Entry from 9.00 am both days.


Sat & Sun 6th & 7th May 2017

The Classic Land Rover Show, British Motor Museum, Gaydon


Sat & Sun 29 & 30 April

Border Counties Steam & Vintage Show Vauxhall Fields Monmouth.


Sunday 23rd April 2017

Forest Activities Festival Speech House.


Sat 22nd April 2017

The Monmouth Mooch, Chepstow Racecourse

Hosted by The Antique Power Group.


Monday 17th April 2017

Coleford Carnival of Transport. Usual club stand.  Please ensure that Estelle knows if you wish to attend.

Members please meet at Forest Hills Golf Club at 8.45am, to leave at 9.15am. All vehicles to be in place by 9.30am.

No movement of vehicles before 4.00pm. Thank you!


Sunday 26th March 2017 (Date changed due to M4 closure)

Newbury 4x4 & Vintage Spares Day, Newbury Showground


Sunday 19th Feb 2017

Donington Park 4x4 Show.


Sunday 8th January 2017

Malvern 4x4 spares day and Land Rover Autojumble, Three Counties Showground.


Sunday 27th November 2016

The Bearmach Great British Land Rover Show, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.


Sunday 30th October 2016

Kyrle Classic Trophy Trials. Marshalls required contact Jim or see website -


Sunday 23rd October 2016

Malvern 4x4 and Vintage Spares Day. Three Counties Showground.


Sunday 16th October 2016

Green lane day to Strata Florida with Mark. Members only. Details on Facebook.


Sunday 9th October 2016

Green lane day to Salisbury Plain with David Kerley. members only, more details on Facebook page.


Sunday 2nd October 2016

Newbury 4x4 and Vintage Spares Day


Sunday 11th September 2016

Speech House Vintage Show

Anyone wishing to show their Land Rover on the Club stand please let Ivan know.


Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2016

Billing Land Rover Fest. Known as 'The biggest Land Rover Show in the UK


Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2016

Welland Steam and Country Rally


Saturday 23rd  and Sunday 24th July 2016

Much Marcle Steam Rally


Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd July 2016

Bromyard Gala


Sunday 3rd July Forest Vintage Vehicle Road Run

Entry forms available from Ivan at next club meeting or contact Pip Buckle 01594 563182

Entry fee £10 per vehicle. Buffet £5 at Rose in Hand


Saturday and Sunday 25th and 26th June 2016

Classic Land Rover Show - Gaydon


Saturday and Sunday June 4th and 5th June 2016

Malvern Land Rover Show and 4x4 Spares Weekend

Anyone wishing to show their vehicles on the club stand please let Ivan know by the next club meeting at the latest!


Sunday 8th May Antique Power Group Road Run

Run starts from Field off A48 at Village Farm House 9.30am for 10.00 start.

FODLRG members can enter for £10 but this does not include lunch.

Entry with lunch £15 vehicle and driver, £10 per passenger. Closing 1st May.

Contact - Garry Whitehouse on 01291 425582


Saturday and Sunday 30th April 1st May 2016

Border Counties Steam and Country Show. Monmouth.


Sunday24 April 2016 Forest Activities Festival at Speech House

Turn up before 9.30 if you want to display your vehicle on the club stand. No need to book.


Sunday3rd April 2016 Newbury 4x4 & Vintage Spares Day


Monday 28th March 2016 Coleford Festival of Transport

Club Stand as usual.

Please ensure that Jon has your details if you would like to display your vehicle on the stand.

Always a brilliant day!

All members exhibiting their vehicles at the show please meet at

FOREST HILLS GOLF CLUB at 8.30am in order to be in place for 9.30 when members of the public are allowed in.


Sunday 10th January 2016 - Malvern 4x4 and Vintage Land Rover Spares d


Wednesday 16th December

Christmas Buffet at The Woodlands Pub


Saturday 14th Nov / Sunday 15th November 2015

Dog Sled Racing - Forest of Dean, Marshals required, Contact Ivan for further details.


Sunday 25th October 2015

Will's Marathon - Will Read is running the Bristol to Bath Marathon for Scoo-B-Doo Society For The Benefit Of The Special Babycare Unit Of The Gloucester Royal Hospital because they helped Matilda Andrzejuk-Smith. Please donate using the link, you can check his sponsorship target as well.



Saturday 31st October / Sunday 1st Nov 2015

Dog Sled Racing - Forest of Dean, Marshals required, Contact Ivan for further details.

Please volunteer Chris will be recovering from his recent honeymoon, he will need all the support he can get!


Sunday 4th October 2015

Newbury 4x4 Spares Day


September 19th/20th 2015

LRO International Show at Peterborough


Sunday13th September 2015

FVVMC Speech House Vintage Show


24th-26th July 2015

Welland Steam Rally


18-19th July 2015

Much Marcle Steam Rally


20th-21st June 2015

Malvern Land Rover Show


13th-14th June 2015

Dunsfold open weekend


22nd-25th May 2015

ALRC National Rally, Eastnor Castle.


2nd-3rd May 2015

BCVC Monmouth Vintage Show


Sunday 31st April 2015

Eastnor Land Rover Day


Sunday 26th April 2015

Newbury Sortout


Saturday 25th April 2015

Monmouth Mooch spares day - Chepstow racecourse


Sunday 12th April 2015

Kyrl Classic Trial - R&DMC


Monday 6th April 2015

Coleford Carnival of Transport. Club stand.


Sunday 25th January 2015

Murray's Green Lane Run


Sunday 12th January 2015

Spares Day, Malvern


Sunday 28th December 2014

FVVMC Road Run


Saturday 27th December 2014

Ross Roadies charity road run, The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow.


Friday 26th December 2014

Boxing day green lanes; Annual local morning run. Details TBC at next meeting.


Saturday 21st December 2014

Green lanes, South Wales


Wednesday 17th December

FoDLRG annual Christmas bash, bring the family; charity buffet, quiz & raffle. Usual meeting venue.


Sunday 7th December

Road run with FVVMC, start Nags Head, Yorkley 09.30


Sunday 23rd November 2014

Green lane run


8th & 9th November

Marshalls Dog Sled Racing - Forest of Dean, Marshals required, Conatct Ivan in the 1st instance.

Sunday 26th October 2014

Road run: Ivan's mystery tour

Meet at the Woodlands at 09:30 Bacon/sausage roll + cup of tea or coffee available for a small charge

Bring a Map/Road Atlas just in case

There is a Cafe at the destination


Sunday 5th October 2014

Newbury Sortout - Land Rover & vintage autojumble.


Saturday 20th September

Castle Coombe Rally day


20-21 September 2014

Peterborough Land Rover Show


Sunday 14th September 2014

Speech House Vintage Show - 30 Land Rovers & much more on display!

Sunday 21st September 2014

34th & Final Tredegar Park Vintage & Specialist Show, Newport.


Sunday 31st August 2014

Green Lane trip - Cirencester area - thanks to Murray for organising a great day out!


Sunday 10th August 2014

Green Laning - South Wales. Thanks to all who came and Mark Read for arranging a cracking day - see gallery for photos, videos on youtube.


Sunday 6th July 2014

APG annual road run through the Dean.

Wednesday 16th July 2014


19th & 20th July 2014

Much Marcle Steam & Vintage Show - More club entries required please


21st & 22nd June

Green Laning - South Wales


Saturday 21st June

Bristol & West Land Rover Show.


24th & 25th May 2014

Eastnor Land Rover Show.

3rd & 4th May 2014

Border Counties Vintage Show, Monmouth - More club entries required please!


Monday 21st April 2014

Coleford Carnival of Transport. Club stand.

Sunday 27th April 2014

Forest Activities Day, Speech House. Club stand.


Sunday 27th April 2014

Classic 'Drive it day'.


Sunday 6th April 2014

Newbury Sortout. Kyrle Trial marshalling RDMC.

Saturday 15th March 2014

Monmouth Mooch - Charity autojumble: Thanks to APG for organising.

Saturday 22nd February 2014

Green lane repair morning; Thanks to all who came & helped, most of the lane is now clear with the exception of a short section in the middle which has been partially blocked by topsoil from some of the local wildlife extending their property.


Sunday 16th Febuary 2014

FVVMC Road run 10.00, Nags Head, Yorkley. Thanks to FVVMC for organising a fantastic morning, lots of money raised for local charities including

Sunday 12th January 2014

Malvern autojumble - convoy from Forest Church A4136, 0900


Friday 27th December

Green Lane Run. Thanks to all who attended, just a short run due to ground conditions and number of vehicles.

Wednesday 18th December

Annual Christmas Bash, Thanks to Mark for preparing the usual first class buffet, Ivan for a running challenging quiz ('The Badgers' knocking 'Class of '64' off the top spot for the first time!) and Mike & Jenny for organising a fantastic raffle.


Sunday 1st December

Visit to BMIHC Gaydon - Thanks to Ivan for organising a cracking day, over 20 members attended and enjoyed the museum & Land Rover Experience course at a discounted rate. 


Friday 18th October

Nightlaning - wet, but fun!

Sunday 6th October 2013

Newbury Sortout (traders from 7am, buyers 10am), Newbury Showground, Berkshire, RG18 9QZ. Sellers £20 , buyers £6.


Sunday 29th September 2013

Greenlaning day - Brecon/Llandovery areas - follow Jim!


20-22nd September 2013

Club camping weekend at Eastnor Castle.


15th September 2013

Tredegar Show, Newport (Club Stand) Thanks to Ivan for taking the club stand.


8th September 2013

Speech House FVVMC Show. Thank you very much to FVVMC for hosting another excellent show, all who visited and, of course, the 28 Land Rover exhibitors; see you again next year! 


24th & 25th August 2013

Eastnor Land Rover Show (Club Stand). Thanks to all who put vehicles on the stand and to Mark Woodward & helpers for a brilliant weekend. 


17th July 2013

First Aid Training, Soudley. Thanks to the trainer & all who attended.
18th-21st July 2013
Much Marcle vintage show.


17th July 2013

AGM - Comittee re-elected.


7th July 2013

Vintage tractor & Land Rover run through the forest, Russel's Enclosure nr Speech House, 09.30


29th & 30th June 2013

Land Rover Series 1 Club national rally,


22nd & 23rd June 2013

Bristol & West Land Rover Show,


15th & 16th June 2013

Dunsfold Collection Open Weekend, Surrey,


Sunday 8th July 2012

APG Road run - Tractor/ Land Rover run through the woods, 09.30 start at Worcester Lodge.  £10 donation for charity, £6.50 lunch at The Gamekeeper Inn. Pay on the day.


25th & 26th August 2012

Land Rover Show Eastnor Castle 


Saturday 17th March 2012

APG Monmouth Mooch. Autojumble at Chepstow racecourse.


Sunday 25th March 2012

Ivan's Mystery road run. Meet 0930 The White Horse, Soudley. Bacon/sausage roll + cup of coffee £1.50. Wagons start leaving at 1000. Should last 2 - 3 hours. Details on day. (all on road).


SUNDAY 10th JUNE 2012


Surrey 4x4 Auto jumble is a well established yearly event with all profits going directly to Help for Heroes in support of wounded Soldiers. INSIDEOUT4X4 have kindly handed the event to H4H European Rally Team Sussex4Heroes- contact Neil on   07776464933 to book a stand . Free Camping Saturday Night &  off road course  which is always popular so come along and support Help for Heroes. Directions : old Barn Drive ,The Street CAPEL Surrey RH55LQ, 20 minutes from junction 9 –M25

Sunday 1st April 2012

Newbury Sortout (traders from 7am, buyers 10am), Newbury Showground, Berkshire, RG18 9QZ. Sellers £20, buyers £6.


5th & 6th May 2012

Border Counties Vintage Show, Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth. Auction Saturday. Sunday 15th January 2012

Malvern 4x4 spares day autojumble (traders from 7am, buyers 10am), Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW. Indoor & outdoor plots from £20. Buyers £6. An excellent day for buyers & sellers with a good turn out from the club.

31st December 2011

New Years Eve FoDHV&MC Road Run - 10.00, The Nags Head Inn, Yorkley, a good turn out from FoDLRG.


26th December 2011

Boxing day green lane run - Thanks to all who attended - good luck polishing out the scratches!


21st December 2011

FoDLRG Christmas bash - Great turn out - Thanks to Mark for the buffet, Jenny for the raffle & Steve for the quiz - we raised lots of money which will all go to the Childrens' Opportunity Centre in Coleford.


8th & 9th October 2011

Sled dog racing, Beechenhurst. Marshalls required, contact Chris Morris on 07901 894506


2nd October 2011

Newbury Sortout, Newbury Showground, Land Rover & Vintage autojumble. Good turn out of FoDLRG members.


18th September 2011

Tredegar show, Newport. Thanks to all who attended despite the rain, an excellent turn out and 45 pounds donated to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.


13th & 14th August

Land Rover Show Stoneleigh. Contact Jim for details of Sunday convoy.


29th-31st July 2011

Welland Steam & Vintage show.


20th July 2011

Monthly meeting - AGM.


10th July 2011

Antique Power Group Road Run, Speach House. Excellent turnout from the club, 8th July next year & lots of money raised for County Air Ambulance - see APG website!

25th June 2011

Green Laning - local half day, Discovered lots of nice local lanes.


18th & 19th June

Dunsfold open weekend, Guildford. Excellent day out despite the weather! 

6th-8th May 2011

FODLRG Fun Weekend - St Wulstans Farm, Welsh Newton Common - Camping, off-roading.... refreshments, concours competition TBC. Pre-booking essential, enquieries/deposits/ volunteers - contact Ivan Brown 07845 461 588. Please note, to attend, you must be a fully paid up member of the club.

1st May 2011

Skittles - The White Horse Inn, Soudley, are organising a charity skittles night and would like some teams of 4 from the Land Rover Club to enter. Proceeds to the Forest of Dean Hospice. 8PM start

30th April & 1st May   
Show - Border Counties Vintage Club, Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth. Camping, beer tent, food & entertainment,

25th April 2011

Show - Coleford Carnival of Transport, Coleford town centre, free entry to public!

23rd April 2011

World Record attempt - Land Rover Convoy for Heroes, Gaydon, In aid of Help For Heroes.
The Chairman, Mike Miles has received an email saying that Land Rovers have broken the world record for the longest parade. 348 Land Rovers, two from FODLRG namely Mike and Jenny Miles and Roy Roberts. Discovery and Defender 90 truck. This was over Easter 2011 at GAYDON.

20th April 2011

Skittles night with refreshments, Kindly provided by The White Hose Inn, Soudley. 7.30 on. 27 pounds raised for county air ambulance, thanks to all who attended!

03 April 2011

Autojumble - Newbury Sortout - Britain's biggest Land Rover & Vintage Autojumble at Newbury showground. Buy or sell, sellers must pre-book, arrive 0700-0900,  from 20 pounds per vehicle, buyers from 10am.

26th March 2011

Green laning, South Wales


19th March 2011

Autojumble - Chepstow race course, see Antique Power Group's Monmouth Mooch website for full details. Buy or sell, pay on the gate, Land Rover and vintage parts - support your local event!

5th February 2011

Road run to Brutish Motor Industry Heritage Trust, Gaydon.

26th Dec 10

Green Lane Boxing Day green laning - 1/2 day of local lanes.


15th Dec 10

FODLRG Christmas Bash, White Horse Soudley, 1930. Buffet TBA, monster raffle (please think of/donate prizes!), Land Rover anorak quiz. fun & games... UPDATE: Mark Barnett has kindly offered to provide one of his superb buffets again to raise funds for the Childrens' opprertunity centre at 5 pounds per head. Everyone welcome, bring families, friends & partners, new 'Forest' round in quiz & excellent raffle prizes. 7.30 until late.


23-24 Oct 10

Marshalls Dog Sled Racing - Forest of Dean, marshalls required


6th Nov 10

Big Pit Road run to Big Pit, Blaenavon, free entry to underground tour, cafe on site. Meeting at Highway Star Diner, A40 eastbound, (by the bridge from Goodrich/Symmonds Yat East to Hereford). Leave 0915.