The Club was formed in 1971 by
a small group of enthusiasts and has now grown to be a major grouping
of owners, drivers, interested parties and even unwilling partners! In
its early days, the Club had access to the Stanford Battle Area near
Thetford - a trials and safari area second to none - right in the
middle of East Anglia's 'Breckland' hence the name for the Club.
The Club badge depicts 'Old Shuck' (from the
anglo-saxon 'soucca' - omen of doom), a large spectral hound which
supposedly roams the marshes of Norfolk, and a windpump typical of the
Our members cover a wide range of ages from
teenagers to retired people and come from all walks of life, most
living in East Anglia. The Club has a full calendar of events held
mainly in Norfolk and Suffolk and tries to cater for all its members.
We consider ours a family club and encourage wives, husbands and
children to come along.
We regularly hold competitive trials to test the
skill of drivers which are based on low speed manoeuvering through ten
or twelve-gated 'sections' over rough terrain. These are one of the few
occasions when many drivers ever use their vehicles to their full