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Our Events

We hold a number of events during the year, mostly publicity with some social events. Below are details of all of our events currently planned for 2019 and 2020. For more information or to book a place, please use the contact link.

Below is the list of our remaining events currently planned for 2019. For more information or to book a place, please use the contact link.

OCT
6

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 6th October 2019

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

OCT
19

Treasure Hunt

Date: Saturday, 19th October 2019

Venue: to be confirmed

Email: Tess Moore

treasure We are planning to run a Treasure Hunt on Sunday 19th October, starting at 10am, and finishing at a venue where we can have lunch. It will be a Drive Then Find event, with the route taking participants from one location to another, where they will park up, then get out on foot and search for the clues.

We are restricted to 12 vehicles, therefore book your place with Tess Moore early!

NOV
3

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

NOV
9

Associate Classroom Session

Date: Saturday, 9th November 2019, (9.00 a.m.)

Venue: Police Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ

Email: Alan Brown phone: 07803 129442

classroomThese classroom sessions form an important part of the Associate training programme. The session comprises approximately 2 hours in the classroom discussing the system of car control, cornering and many other useful topics, followed by a demonstration drive. All Associates are encouraged to attend a classroom session, so if you have not yet attended, please contact Alan to book your place.

Our classroom sessions are also open to Associates who have previously attended and Full members of our Group, although priority will be given to new Associates and space on the demonstration drives will be limited.

This Saturday classroom sessions starts at (9.00 a.m.), tea/coffee is available.

NOV
11

Observer Development Session

Date: Monday, 11th November 2019 (8 p.m.)

Venue: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Wootton Hall NN4 0JQ

Email: David Reeves, phone: 01604 588267

Our quarterly Observer meeting will be held at Northamptonshire Police HQ, Northampton, starting at 20:00. These meetings are an important event, as they are a chance to discuss new driving and observing techniques, and changes in vehicle technologies, and gives you, as an observer of the Group, a chance to have your say. Note: this meeting is for Observers and Trainee Observers.

NOV
16

Celebration Event

Date: Saturday, 16th November 2019 (2 p.m.)

Venue: The Elgar Centre, 1 High Street, Upton, Northampton NN5 4EN

Email: Tess Moore

celebration We are planning a celebration event for our members. Our Group is run by volunteers and we would like to reward them with an informal social event where they can relax, catch up with friends etc. We might even have an award or two to present to say thank you to our members, without whom we would not be able to exist.

This event is open to any current members of our Group.

DEC
1

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 1st December 2019

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

DEC
15

Associate Classroom Session

Date: Sunday, 15th December 2019, (9.00 a.m.)

Venue: Police Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ

Email: Alan Brown phone: 07803 129442

classroomThese classroom sessions form an important part of the Associate training programme. The session comprises approximately 2 hours in the classroom discussing the system of car control, cornering and many other useful topics, followed by a demonstration drive. All Associates are encouraged to attend a classroom session, so if you have not yet attended, please contact Alan to book your place.

Our classroom sessions are also open to Associates who have previously attended and Full members of our Group, although priority will be given to new Associates and space on the demonstration drives will be limited.

This Saturday classroom sessions starts at (9.00 a.m.), tea/coffee is available.



Below is the list of our events currently planned for 2020. For more information or to book a place, please use the contact link.

JAN
5

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 5th January 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

FEB
2

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 2nd February 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

MAR
1

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 1st March 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

APR
5

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 5th April 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

APR
7

Annual General Meeting

Date: Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 7 p.m.

Venue: The Elgar Centre, 1 High Street, Upton, Northampton NN5 4EN

Email: Tess Moore

Our AGM will be held at the Elgar Centre, Upton, Northampton. As usual the formal business will take approximately half an hour, followed by presentation of awards, and light refreshments! We then devote the rest of the evening to our guest speaker, to be announced nearer the date.

This is an excellent opportunity to meet up with other members, to question the group about its policies/procedures, and having a general discussion on group activities. Once you have done that, sit back and enjoy a talk..

We look forward to welcoming all full, associate and guest members.

Note: new day, time and venue for our AGM!

APR
19

Young Driver Competition

Date: Saturday, 19th April 2020

Venue: to be confirmed

Email: Tess Moore

We are planning to hold a Young Diver competition It will be open to any driver under 26 years old, and will comprise manoeuvering tests and other skill tests. If you will be under 26 at this date, and are a driver, why not come along and have some fun while showing us your driving skills. More details will be published soon.

MAY
3

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 3rd May 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

JUN
7

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 7th June 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

JUL
5

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 5th July 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

AUG
2

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 2nd August 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

SEP
6

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 6th September 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

OCT
4

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 4t October 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

NOV
1

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 1st November 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

DEC
6

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 6th December 2020

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking



Below is the list of our events currently planned for 2021. For more information or to book a place, please use the contact link.

JAN
3

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 3rd January 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

FEB
7

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 7th February 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

MAR
7

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 7th March 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

APR
4

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 4th April 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

MAY
2

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 2nd May 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

JUN
6

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 6th June 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

JUL
4

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 4th July 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

AUG
1

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 1st August 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

SEP
5

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions

Date: Sunday, 5th September 2021

Venue: Police HQ driveway, opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton NN4 0JQ (venue map)

Email: Ian Phillips, phone: 07967 651820

Come down and have a free taster drive, where you go out in your own vehicle for about 45 minutes drive with a qualified Group Observer who will discuss your driving with you, and give you advice about the Advanced Driving Test. Taster Drives and checkdrives between 09:30 and 11:30. Book your free taster session here.

We can also arrange a demonstration drive on the motorway with full explanation during the drive, followed by a guidance session over the same route in your own car, with guidance from one of our observers. It’s free and could change your approach to motorways. We can also help with manoeuvring and parking

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