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Sun, Apr 14


Prescott Hill Climb

Friends of Prescott Fundraiser - An entertaining afternoon with Mike Hallowes

Join us in Prescott Clubhouse for a delicious Sunday Lunch followed by an Entertaining Afternoon with Mike Hallowes.

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Friends of Prescott Fundraiser - An entertaining afternoon with Mike Hallowes
Friends of Prescott Fundraiser - An entertaining afternoon with Mike Hallowes

Time & Location

Apr 14, 2024, 12:15 PM

Prescott Hill Climb, Gotherington, Cheltenham GL52 9RD, UK


About the Event

Mention the name Mike Hallowes, and you immediately think of Nick Mason's Ten Tenth's Car Collection, where Mike was responsible for the hiring of his eclectic cars for photographic and film work.

But rest assured, there is much to Mike's earlier life that will have you, quite literally, 'rolling in the aisles'.

His first job was as an Assistant Purser with The Orient Line in the late 1950s; Mike will explain why he left this seemingly glamorous job, whereupon he trained to be an Accountant; leaving after six months since his rail fare exceeded his somewhat meagre salary!

Perhaps more exciting, was in delivering bread for the Co-op in Guildford in an electric van; a job from which he was sacked for calling his Manager a 'left wing peasant'!

The Motor Trade seemed a logical next step, working with David Plumstead and Mike's old friend Bobby Bell at Plumstead Motors, as advertising Manager and Second-hand Parts sales, (Remember their mouth-watering advertisements in 'Motor Sport'). As Mike wisely reminds us, the financial crash at Plumstead certainly wasn't his fault!!

Moving to join Bobby Bell as Service Manager on Alfa's and Lotus', by now Bell and Colvill, he will regale all with fascinating 'wheeler dealing' tales, leading to his time with Nick Mason.  Here we learn all about Ferrari GTOs, TZ Alfas, V16 BRM, 926 Porsches and more; each story a real adventure.

Hosted by our esteemed former BOC Chairman, Nick Upton, you will learn about a life that you can only but envy!!

Certainly an afternoon not to be missed with all proceeds going towards Friends of Prescott!!


Roast rolled pork served with roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, seasonal vegetables and gravy.

Nut roast served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and vegan gravy (GF/VE)


Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and custard


Lemon cheesecake with vanilla ice cream (GF/VE)

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