Preserving our British Motoring Heritage

Central Island

About the Branch

Area Serviced

The Central Island Branch (est Dec 2, 1994) of the Old English Car Club includes 80+members from Duncan to Nanaimo ,Tofino and Comox/Courtney.

Guests and new members are always welcome at our meetings, meetups and events. If this seems interesting we’d love to have you join us.

We meet the 3rd Thursday @ 7:00 pm of every month (except Dec) at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 256 at 1630 E.Wellington Rd (@ Bowen Rd) Nanaimo, BC V9S 5P8.

Any questions ? Email us

Monthly Events

During our driving season, primarily May through October, we do hold numerous drives of varying lengths.  Car shows, local events , BBQs , pub drives and some regular meetups,  on the social side of things.  

Branch Publication – British Engineered Automobiles Nanaimo Order

The Central Island Branch publishes the B.E.A.N.O  Newsletter 6 times/year.  The newsletter is published on the website and an email is sent to all branch members with a link to the new issue.  Back issues are archived online for easy access.

Branch Events

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Featured Event

2023 has just completed with great success , Planning has started for 2024!!
 OECC’s Central Island Branch’s greatest event of the year.  We had about 215 British cars, trucks and motorcycles participating . Participants bring their vehicles from the North island, South island, all over the BC mainland, Washington State, and sometimes even further! This annual event is a feast for the eyes.  You just never know what you’ll see or who you’ll meet
2024 –  July 14 10:00-3:00               Transfer Beach Ladysmith
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Recent CIB event – QB Car Show

Contact Us 2024 link – Central Branch Team

  Paul Stopp

  Branch Coordinator

  

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Secretary /Treasurer

 

Farrell VanderRee

Membership Coordinator

Howard Lockhart

Website

Marilyn Tarry
Regalia

 

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Beano Editor

 

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Events Coordination Team

 

Julie McKay

Social Media Coordinator