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Welcome to the Lancashire Automobile Club

Front Cover of an Original Programme for the 1954 Whittaker Trophy Night Rally, Organised by The Lancashire Automobile Club

Established in 1902 the LAC is one of the oldest motoring clubs in the UK dedicated to the interests of motorists in the region.

Organising both motoring and social events, the LAC has something for everybody, from touring assemblies to flat out sprint events.

Please have a look around our website.  We're sure you'll find something of interest.

113th Annual Dinner, Dance and Awards - 6th February 2015

LACLtd Dinner, Dance, Awards

Friday 6th February 2015

 

To get you all in the swing for 2015, please come and join us at the Annual bash – Dinner, Dance and Awards Evening on Friday 6th February.

 

Great Food; Excellent Company; Live Jazz & Soul Music

 

113th Annual General Meeting

Next AGM: Tuesday February 3rd, 2015 at Whalley Golf Club. All members are welcome and encouraged to attent our Annual General Meeting. Please click here for the AGM notice.

LAC Christmas Party 2014

We had a great time again at the LAC Christmas party at Whalley Golf Club. This year, alongside the usual great meal and fantastic company, we were wonderfully entertained by the delightful Grand Children’s Choir who serenaded us as we ate. What an amazingly talented group of youngsters; we were all enchanted.

Recollections of Colin Bennett – Thursday 27th November 2014 at Whalley Golf Club

The Lancashire Automobile Club was once again delighted to host another of its successful Club Nights with another Northern and somewhat infamous figure from the world of international motorsport. “No man has a greater command of Anglo-Saxon than Bennett” - Autosport.

8mm Film of the First Veteran and Vintage Car Run

Howard Greenwood of the Pendle Movie Makers emailed the club with details of a film of the 1963 Manchester to Blackpool which he has put on YouTube. It's over 17 mins long!

Californians in Caledonia (2014 Highland 3-Day) by Jeff and Tessa Thomas

Last year at home in northern California our friends Paul and Lily English invited us to join them on the 2014 Highland 3 Day Classic Tour. Without hesitation we said yes. What were we thinking? We didn’t know an Austin Healey from an Aston Martin and thought a Tulip diagram was about flower anatomy. The prospect of driving hundreds of miles on the wrong side of the road in someone else’s cherished car seemed quite daunting. However, our motto is “Carpe Diem” and after flying into London and spending a few days getting over jet lag we headed north in a rental car.

2014 - 22nd Coast to Coast

What a difference a day makes! Wall to wall sunshine from start to finish on this now well established event, brought out the sun cream for those with soft tops, and quarter lights open for those in tin tops. Starting again from the Art Deco Midland Hotel Morecambe, on the Lancashire Riviera, with distant views over the bay towards the Lake District hills, nearly seventy cars lined up for the ‘off’ on a super route eastwards
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News and Events

6 Feb 2015
113th Annual Dinner, Dance and Awards - 2015
To get you all in the swing for 2015, please come and join us at the Annual bash – Dinner, Dance and Awards Evening on Friday 6th February. Great Food, Great Venue, Live Jazz & Soul Music, Excellent Company.

3 Feb 2015
113th AGM
Next AGM: Tuesday February 3rd, 2015 at Whalley Golf Club. All members are welcome and encouraged to attent our Annual General Meeting. Please click here for the AGM notice.

17 Dec 2014
LAC Christmas Party 2014
We had a great time again at the LAC Christmas party at Whalley Golf Club. This year, alongside the usual great meal and fantastic company, we were wonderfully entertained by the delightful Grand Children’s Choir who serenaded us as we ate. What an amazingly talented group of youngsters; we were all enchanted.

27 Nov 2014
Recollections of Colin Bennett - 27th November 2014 at Whalley Golf Club
The Lancashire Automobile Club was again delighted to be able to host another of its successful Club Nights with another Northern and somewhat infamous figure from the world of international motorsport.

3 Nov 2014
2014 Classic Challenge
Now is the time to get your entries in for the 2014 Classic Challenge. Click for more information.

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