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Nov 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
The Mini Clan The Mini Clan has been around since 1993, and has at present about 200 members.Most of these members come from the Central Belt of Scotland, but we do have members from around the world.

Welcome New and Classic Minis

The Mini Clan welcomes and includes owners of both the 1959 to 2000 original Classic Mini and the new MINI.
Where possible, our events include both cars although occasionally we may limit to one or other model of car, for instance if we have a stand at a Classic car show.

Activities and events for all the family

With its wide range of different members, the club gets involved in an equally wide range of fun, exciting and diverse activities, and provides something for everyone who loves minis! These include car shows, navigation runs and treasure hunts for the families, the Midsummer and Snowman Runs, and track and rolling road days at many of Scotland's racetracks.

Kittochside 2010
Kittochside Classic Car Show 2010

Events are run by the members for the members and we usually have an event every month. We have even had a Mini Clan stand at the prestigious Scottish Motor Show at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre and at the Corgi model show .

Mini Clan organises Scotland's Biggest Annual Mini Run

Since 2000 the Clan has organised the annual Thistle Run, Scotland's largest Mini run. With many different routes to alternate around, the run has become increasingly successful over the years. Our reputation allows us to receive extensive co-operation from the police, local councils and organisations such as Stirling University, the Falkirk Wheel and Loch Lomond Shores.

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Thistle Run 2010

Mini Clan spreads its wings!

Since 2000, the Mini Clan also organised foreign trip each year. In 2000, the Clan attended the Noordwijk Mini Marathon in Holland, and in 2001, we travelled to a very wet Austria for the International Mini Meet (IMM). 2002 saw 43 Mini Clan minis attending the Scottish IMM, and that September the club crossed a rather rough Irish Sea for the "Dash of the O'rish" with the Causeway Coast Mini Club and this has become a firm annual favourite of the Clan.

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In 2003 the flag was flying in Italy as a brave convoy headed for the IMM in Pomposa in June and 2004 we celebrated the 45th birthday of the Mini at the IMM in Norfolk. And just a couple of days after the 2005 Thistle Run we had four cars leaving from Scotland to got to Salou in Spain for that years IMM. 2006 saw some adventurous members and Minis making their way to Poland for the IMM there.

Come and join the fun and help us make some more!

Everyone is welcome, so see one of our members at an Upcoming Event, or Join Us at one of our Club Nights or online here via the website.


Last Updated ( Nov 11, 2014 at 10:26 PM )
All members are reminded that our clubnight returns to it's pevious Location with effect from November 2016.

The new Venue is ‘Indian Platform'

The address is:

340 Ayr Road,
Newton Mearns
Glasgow
G77 6RT

http://www.oldplanetreepubdarnley.co.uk/