MCR’s National Mini Day at Beaulieu

We are sad to announce that the Mini Cooper Register National Mini Day at Beaulieu is cancelled for 2020 because of the Covid 19 situation.
Tickets
Entry per person is only £11.00 in advance or £6.00 for a child and allows entry to the Beaulieu complex. Please book your advance tickets here. (Trade stall holders must now book their tickets through this link)
Display

The minis 6oth birthday may well have gone, but there is still much to celebrate in 2020.

The central arena will focus on ordinary minis from the comparatively standard to the rather more radical. The mini scene has always been one of variety and can boast to have more accessories and modifications available from the 60s onward, than probably any other car. The Mini Cooper Register is a club for all mini enthusiasts and this display will demonstrate the sheer range of minis that are owned by members.

Expect to see standard 850s as well as with thoroughly modified examples including commercials, estates and Hornets/Elfs as well as some of the rather better equipped minis of the 21st century.

Around the edge of the arena will be displays of each register within the MCR, with two of each car from MK1 Coopers to Modern Minis. Registrars and owners will be in attendance to answer any questions.

    

Ex- works and competition cars
ex-works_beaulieu-mcr-300x199The ever popular ex-works and competition cars will be in their usual spot adjacent to the arena. Every year this display attracts significant attention and I am sure this year will be no different with an impressive range of cars expected.

Beyond the ex works and special tuning display will be a special gathering of RSP Coopers celebrating their 30th anniversary and the revival of the Cooper brand.

Giving their view of the events of the past decades of competition of the mini, will be many of the MCR’s honorary members whose experiences span the years of the heyday of the mini.

As ever the fields will be a sea of minis of all types and colours.

Concours
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The concours, which is respected by many competitors as the pinnacle of mini shows, was oversubscribed last year and although entry on the day is available, early pre booking is advised.

It is advisable to enter early to ensure that you receive a place. Concours entry in advance is only £6 (for members, £7 for non members) plus the price of an entry ticket. Concours entry on the day (£8.00) is permitted providing there is sufficient room available in the chosen class.

Book on-line now

Trade
As usual there will be plenty of trade stands for those that enjoy shopping. Our Beaulieu show is a much anticipated occasion to rummage for hard to find bits and pieces in the autojumble including the trunk trading area.

Trade stands must be booked through this web site, just click this link to go to the site plan and click the stall(s) you would like to book.

Club stands
Club and regional stands can be booked, although tickets for club members should be bought in advance via the ticket line as below. MCR regions can also book by the same method. The booking form is here.
Commentary
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Graham Robson, who has not only been a competition manager, but has written many books on cars of all marques will interview our guests and give his view of the show from behind the microphone.

The postcode for your satnavs is SO42 7ZN. For any other queries please email beaulieu@minicooper.org