Centenary

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In 2021 the Club will be marking its 100th Anniversary. To celebrate this auspicious milestone the Club is organising a wide range of Special Events and undertaking a number of Birthday Activities 

This document is intended to guide you through what is being planned and act as a central point where you can find out more informatoin and maybe order tickets for events or apply to join activities.

The first table has a Calendar of the planned Events. The second table has a list of the various celebratory Activities.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Date Event Details and Contact / Entry / Ticket Information
Friday 9th April The 100th Anniversary day

 

Opening of the Club display at the Transport Museum in conjunction with the Herbert Gallery

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Sunday 11th April Anniversary Sunday Ride

 

Sunday rides will celebrate the Club’s Inaugural ride back in 1921 by starting at the Transport Museum and passing through Fillongley
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13th–23rd April Centenary Overseas Tour to Mallorca
 
This is a fixed centre tour based on the island of Malloraca. The island is a mecca for Cyclists and Walkers of all standards and capabilities. There will be a range of options for Day Rides,Walks and Sightseeing

The tour will be a jet2holiday package including Birmingham flights, transfers, and accommodation at the Pollensa Park Hotel in Puerto Pollenca. 

The offer is for a 10 day duration however participants  can book for part of the period or even to extend their time.

There are Options to Take Own bikes or Hire in Resort

Organiser – John Naughton

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Sunday 16th May Triple Centenary Day

 

 

To celebrate the joint 100th Birthdays of CTC Coventry, Memorial Park and the Meriden Service

    • Ride from Coventry Memorial Park to Meriden
    • Participate in the Meriden Service  
    • Followed by a ride to Fillongley Village Hall (in preparation for the follow-on BBQ ….see below)

Organisers – Bob Tinley and Dave Hearn

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Sunday 16th May Special Birthday BBQ at Fillongley
A special celebratory BBQ to round off the Triple Centenary Day and share the occasion with your partners and families

Organiser – Mike Thomas& Paul Whithead

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Sunday 6th June 100 mile Centenary Challenge Ride The route will be :- Binley Woods –Warmington -Little Woolford –Wellesbourne and then returning to Binley Woods.

Organiser – Bob Tinley

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Mid June (Provisional) Centenary UK tour from York to Edinburgh A moving on tour carrying your own luggage covering approx 325 miles over 7 days at around 45 miles per day The route starts at York and travels through North York Moors, Durham, Northumberland,  Berwick, Melrose and then ends in Edinburgh.

There are 12 places available

Organiser – Mike Thomas

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Sunday 27th June    Midland Velo Event (for information only)
Friday 9th July – Sunday 11th July
Coventry Memorial Park display

 

Possibly a stall in an event held by the Memorial Park Steering Committee

Organiser – Vicky Palethorpe

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Early September

(Date to be advised)

Coventry Ring Road event
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Sunday 12th September 100 km Centenary Challenge ride  The route will be :- Start at Millenium Square – Long Itchington – Newnham – Clifton-upon-Dunsmore –  returning to the Transport Museum

Organiser – Bob Tinley

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24th–26th September Centenary Ladies Tour to Oxfordshire and Worcestershire
A short moving on tour carrying your own luggage over three days passing through some gorgeous countryside, pretty villages and an optional stop in Stratford-on-Avon.

Covering 40-50 miles each day. Accommodation is likely to use the Premier Inn and Travelodge in Banbury and Evesham.

Organiser – Vicky Palethorpe

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Friday 1st October      Club Centenary Dinner
 
Formal evening Dinner at Hearsall Golf Course with Guest Speaker and presentation of Centenary Awards and Charity Collection
Organiser – Mike Thomas & Paul Whithead
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Sunday 12th December Club Centenary Christmas

 

Ride to Meriden for the Christmas service followed by the Annual Christmas Dinner

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Contact Dave Hearn for Details and to Book a Meal

 

LIST OF ACTIVITIES

Activity Description Organiser / Leader
Centenary Booklet  

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Paul Morton
Veteran Voices  

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Vicky Palethorpe
Charity Collection
The Club have decided to support the local Air Ambulance (Warwickshire /Northamptonshire) as a cycling-related Charity over the Centenary year.
 

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Paul Whithead
Flower Borders At both War Memorial Park and Greyfriar’s Green

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Dave Hearn
Transport Museum Fixed Display  

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Vicky Palethorpe
Cycling Jerseys As part of the celebration of our upcoming Centenary in 2021 we have designed and are having manufactured some special Club Jerseys.

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Bob Tinley
Cycling Badges  

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Bob Tinley