“The Eastern Region” is the popular name for the Eastern Area of the MX-5 Owners Club, which covers an area stretching from North Essex to North West Norfolk, North Cambridgeshire to Suffolk. As well as a wide range of events, often held in conjunction with other Areas, the Eastern Region holds five monthly Meets where members get together to chat, tyre-kick, discuss & plan future events, and welcome new members. We look forward to meeting you at a future Eastern Region event or meet.
The Eastern Region has five monthly meets spread out across the region:
West Suffolk (Bury St. Edmunds) Meet
, on the first Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.
The Lion & Lamb, High St, , on the second Tuesday of every month. 8.00pm.
East Suffolk (Scole) Meet
Held at The Scole Inn, Scole, Diss, Suffolk. IP21 4DR, on the second Thursday each month. 8pm.
North Essex (Colchester) Meet
Held at The Wooden Fender, Colchester Road,Ardleigh, Essex. CO7 7PA, on the third Wednesday of every month. 8.00pm.
North West Norfolk (King’s Lynn) Meet
Eastern Region Hotel & Dinner The Premier Inn at Portishead, is just 8 miles from the rally venue (Ashton Court). They currently have a number of rooms at a discounted rate when booked on their saver rate. The plan is to have a group booking at the on site restaurant for dinner. They offer a Meal Deal …
Hi All, Just a quick heads ups for a few of 2017 MX-5 OC Events Sunday 29th January Seal Watching & Fish & Chips Similar to the event last year, just a little earlier in the calendar to hopefully see more seal pups. Details on the forum here. Wednesday 1st February The Great Sausage Meet …
Karl & I would like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We’ve been busy behind the scenes working with your meeting coordinators to bring you another fun packed events calendar for 2017. Click here for details. You can also see the future events we have planned on …
Saturday 11th February saw the EMG showroom in Cambridge transformed in a haven for MX-5s. Thanks go to Chris Baker for the photography.
Last Saturday, 21st Jan, 32 of us met at Arbuckles restaurant in Downham Market for the West Norfolk Christmas Meal. Normal culprits were in attendance plus our good neighbours from Cambridge and Norwich joining in the fun. We had a great evening as always with this crowd, there is never a dull minute.
Just when you think that you have covered most of the area, a run like the one organised by Lynne and Mick on the 17th July opens your eyes to yet another facet of the region. The fact that the countryside can change in just a few short miles. Starting off from Newmarket in glorious …
Autosolo was suggested by a new member to our Cambridgeshire group, Clive who is also an active member of the Cambridgeshire Car club which runs motor sport events in the region. Auto Solo is driving a car around a predetermined course marked out by cones, against the clock. There are various classes in Autosolo and …
The term steeplechase derived from cross country horse racing when the riders rode across country from one church to the next. As Suffolk is full of churches here is a chance for you to exercise your MX5 though keeping strictly to the roads and with no hedge jumping permitted! All you have to do is …
EASTERN – Tech Day #31 (New Date) 9:00 am
EASTERN – Tech Day #31 (New Date) @ Aurelia Barn
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
DATE TBC Eastern Tech Day #31 will once again will be taking place at Aurelia Barn, Heath Road, Ixworth, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk. IP31 2JP, courtesy of member Peter Theobald. The same venue that we used for our Autumn Tech Day last year (and the year before that…), which I’m sure all that attended will …
Scenic Drive to Spring Rally & Evening Meal 9:00 am
Scenic Drive to Spring Rally & Evening Meal @ Premier Inn
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Looking ahead to April and the Spring Rally at Ashton Court, Michael Francis is currently planning a semi scenic route to take in Bath & Cheddar Gorge. Whilst the “Official” hotels have yet to be confirmed, there are plans for an Eastern Evening Meal/Breakfast at the Portishead Premier Inn. You can book this now to …
EASTERN – North West Norfolk (King’s Lynn) Meet 8:00 pm