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Over the past couple of years we’ve started taking donations at each event as means of raising funds for the Section’s chosen charity. The collection of any funds is entirely voluntary and won’t be prohibitive at around a £1 an event. The final donation approved at the AGM was £294 paid to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance for 2019.
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It's that time of year again!
Don't forget to renew your Club membership to continue receiving all the benefits and friendship from the Southern Section
Southern Section Charity Collection 2020
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
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September – 5th to 12th Peak Disrtrict Mix n Match
We're looking at the Buxton area of Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park for this Mix n Match. Stay for the day or the week, there will be hotel, camping, or caravanning options, with ride-outs around the Dales, the Peak District, and a few special destinations. Bob & Susan to lead with Mike &Lesley on route planning.
September later – Dordogne holiday with gites and bunkhouse accommodation available. Full details form Erica.
Fingers Crossed for these later events - Full details of all of these events and the rest of the Club calendar will be available on this page in the near future

Coronavirus Updates

The Coronavirus pandemic is impacting on future plans for Club events of all types. Events including the National AGM have been cancelled or dvice issued.  Erica is sending out regular updates by email, postponed. The Southern Section and National Club will take guidance from any Government directives and aso please keep an eye out for the latest developments.
Plan your days out:
2020 Section Diary
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£74 @ 9/2/20
Erica's Champagne Weekend
Like so many other events, although no definitive decision has been made about  this event, it is highly likely that it will also be postponed. Please watch our social media channels for confirmation
Further Coronamusings
If you've suddenly got time on your hands, please feel free to check out our lockdown quiz and our musing as to whether BMW's are getting more expensive over time on the Miscellany page
Why not check out 'Tales from the Road' a small collection of members' experiences from memorable rides.
Virtual Fun
With no end to the lock down in sight, we’re still looking for ways to relieve the boredom. Here, at Southern Section virtual HQ, we’ve come up with our virtual pub meets – chats with many of your usual Club mates via the wonder of the interweb. These are being co-ordinated by Erica and simply require the free downloading of the Zoom app and logging on to the Club meeting coordinates a for a 40 minute session.  The choice of accompanying beverage is only limited by the contents of drinks cabinet/fridge. Start time 20.00 hours on your usual Club natter night.
We have also tried the Virtual Pub Quiz. This is broadcast live on The YouTube Channel starting at 20.15 on Thursdays. Also free to join, simply log onto YouTube, pen and paper in hand, and follow Jay, the Quizmaster. For those who joined on Thursday 30 April, you were part of a Guinness Wold Record for Online Pub Quiz attendance at 182,000 others! With 50 questions, short breaks, and answers, the progamme lasts about 1 hour and 20 minutes and we can follow it with another Zoom to discuss/commiserate our results.
When the lockdown is lifted you need to be prepared for a national shortage of sunglasses required to mask the shine from so many mega-clean bikes.
Remember these heady days - all together with a little liquid refreshment?