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 2020 and 2021. For more information or to book a place, please use the contact link.

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


Jun
06

Online Training - Introducing the System


Date: Saturday 6th June 2020 (10.00 AM )
Location: Online Meeting, Restricted to members only
Email: David Reeves phone: 01604 588267


Our Observer Development Officer, David Reeves, will be hosting the second in an occasional series based on key subjects from the Associate/Observer handbook, this time Introducing the System.  IPSGA is the system, Information, Position, Speed, Gear, and Acceleration.

Aimed at observers, this half hour online session is open to all our members and guests, and we would love to see you!
Aug
02

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 2nd August 2020 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
10

Observer Development Session


Date: Monday 10th August 2020 (8.00 PM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Main Building, Wootton Hall, Northampton, 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.
Aug
16

Associate Classroom Session


Date: Sunday 16th August 2020 (9.00 AM - 12.00 PM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
Email: Alan Brown phone: 07803 129442


These 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 classroom sessions starts at (9.00 a.m.), tea/coffee is available.
Aug
16

Brackley Festival of Motorcycling


Date: Sunday 16th August 2020
Location: Brackley Town Centre
Email: To be confirmed


Our sister group, Northamptonshire Advanced Motorcylists will be taking our display unit to the excellent Brackley Festival of Motorcycling - if you are going, why not go and say hello!
Sep
06

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 6th September 2020 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
27

Associate Classroom Session


Date: Sunday 27th September 2020 (9.00 AM - 12.00 PM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
Email: Alan Brown phone: 07803 129442


These 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 classroom sessions starts at (9.00 a.m.), tea/coffee is available.
Sep
27

Milton Keynes Bike Show


Date: Sunday 27th September 2020
Location: Milton Keynes Stadium
Email: To be confirmed


Our sister group, Northamptonshire Advanced Motorcylists will be taking our display unit to the Milton Keynes Bike Show - if you are going, why not go and say hello!

Note: this is a new date, as the event has been postponed from June to September.
Oct
04

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 4th October 2020 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
17

CarKraft


Date: Saturday 17th October 2020 (8.30 AM - 5.00 PM )
Location: Porsche Experience Centre, Hangar Straight, Silverstone Circuit , NN12 8GR
Email: Steve Groves


We will be supporting the next CarKraft course which is being held at Silverstone. We will have a small display stand with the intention that we can talk with the CarKraft attendees and friends/family during the day. If you would like to help, please contact Steve Groves who can add you to our rota.

 
Oct
19

10 Pin Bowling


Date: Monday 19th October 2020 (7.00 PM - 10.00 PM )
Location: Tenpin Northampton, Sixfields Leisure, Weedon Rd, Northampton, NN5 5QL
Email: Tess Moore


We are going ten-pin bowling! We will book a number of lanes so we can have a competition between ourselves. We will also book some food!

Freinds and families warmly welcomed!
Nov
01

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 1st November 2020 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
07

Associate Classroom Session


Date: Saturday 7th November 2020 (9.00 AM - 12.00 PM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
Email: Alan Brown phone: 07803 129442


These 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 classroom sessions starts at (9.00 a.m.), tea/coffee is available.
Nov
09

Observer Development Session


Date: Monday 9th November 2020 (8.00 PM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Main Building, Wootton Hall, Northampton, 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.
Dec
06

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 6th December 2020 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
20

Associate Classroom Session


Date: Sunday 20th December 2020 (9.00 AM - 12.00 PM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
Email: Alan Brown phone: 07803 129442


These 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 classroom sessions starts at (9.00 a.m.), tea/coffee is available.
Jan
03

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 3rd January 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
07

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 7th February 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
07

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 7th March 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
04

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 4th April 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
02

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 2nd May 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
06

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 6th June 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
04

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 4th July 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
01

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 1st August 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
05

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 5th September 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
03

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 3rd October 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
07

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 7th November 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
05

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 5th December 2021 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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
Jan
02

Checkdrives and Free Taster Sessions


Date: Sunday 2nd January 2022 (9.30 AM - 11.30 AM )
Location: Northamptonshire Police HQ, (main drive), opposite Wootton Park School, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
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