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The British Motorcars of New England (BMCNE) is an active club with events every month. Our members are passionate about their cars and can help you get the most from your British car. If you are thinking about buying one, or if you are working to get yours back on the road, the club offers a wealth of information and hands-on experience. Our members have the knowledge that can help you improve your car’s performance, reliability and appearance. We offer friendly and informative gatherings in a relaxing environment.

 

British Motorcars of New England is a non-profit public interest organization dedicated to the antique and classic British cars. The Club is active in both vehicle safety and classic car preservation issues and disseminates information through its newspaper and monthly meetings.

 

Members throughout New England make the Club accessible to people in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. We also co-sponsor events all over the region, including the famous “Fraternity Tours” that involve other clubs as well.

 

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Club Officers

 

President Mallory Walsh president@bmcne.org
Vice President Austin Clemence vice-president@bmcne.org
Treasurer Dianne Izzo treasurer@bmcne.org
Secretary Bob Stahlbush secretary@bmcne.org
Membership Chair Mallory Walsh membership@bmcne.org
Communications Ted Grocki communications@bmcne.org
E-Mail Newsletter Alan Roseman newsletter@bmcne.org
Webmaster Chris Izzo webmaster@bmcne.org

 

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Membership Benefits

 

As a member of British Motorcars of New England, you will receive:

 

  • British Marque Car Club News. A one-year subscription to a quick reference monthly newspaper. The Marque explores British cars from the ground up. Read about the latest in English “iron”, keep abreast of developments in the field and stay in touch with your Club as we report on what we are doing, planning and thinking.
  • Membership dash plaques.
  • Club logo windshield sticker.
  • Membership card.
  • Videos and books. BMCNE offers a wide selection of videos and books on British cars, racing, technical discussions and more. All members can borrow this information from the Club Lending Library.
  • Maintenance and repair tips from experts and enthusiasts.

 

Weekly Cruise Nights. Beginning in April, BMCNE kicks off its official driving season by hosting a cruise night every Friday evening starting at 6 p.m.. We meet at the Gazebo (Route 116) in Scituate, Rhode Island. It is a great regular event to get advice or encouragement and to show off your latest project. All are welcome.

 

Tech Sessions. BMCNE frequently offers technical workshops at various garages. Listen to the experts discuss their experience in fixing, restoring, or modifying classic cars.

 

BMCNE Anniversary Party. Held each July, this event brings you together with other members to share ideas and innovations. At the Party you can talk to other owners of British cars, participate in driving events, and enjoy a car show, Bar-be-cue and the company of fellow enthusiasts.

 

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Book Lending Library

 

Below is a list of books owned by fellow club members. If you see a book below that you would like to borrow you can contact webmaster@bmcne.org. The webmaster will connect you with the right club member.

 

  • The MGA, MGB and MGC – A Collector's Guide by Graham Robson
  • MGB - Haynes Restoration Manual (2nd Edition) by Lindsay Porter
  • Practical Classics on MGB Restoration by
  • Original MGB with MGC and MGB GT V8 - The restorer's Giude to all Roadster and GT models 1962-80 by Anders Ditlev Clausager
  • MGB Restoration, Preparation, Maintenance – Osprey Automotive by Jim Tyler
  • MG – The book of the car by Anders Ditlev Clausager
  • MG Sports Cars – An illustrated history of the world-famous sporting marque by Malcolm Green
  • Illlustrated Triumph Buyer's Guide by Richard Newton
  • The Triumph TR's – A Collector's Guide by Graham Robson
  • The World Encyclopedia of Cars – The definitive guide to classic and contemporary cars from 1945 to 2000 by Martin Buckley and Chris Rees