A collection of articles relating to events has been gathered here, including links to such items that are housed elsewhere on the site. Further down the page are some miscellaneous bits and bobs, such as events that have now passed but which are awaiting your contributions by way of photos or a review.
Choose an item from the list below. Some links lead to other sections of the site.
40th Anniversary of the R4
by Peter Gumbrell, with additional contributions, 2001-Q4, updated 2010-02-27
A special sub-section devoted to 40th anniversary events held in 2001, including the biggest gathering at Arnhem, which features a 10-minute video.
50th Anniversary of the R4
by Peter Gumbrell, with additional contributions, 2011, updated 2012-07-22
Another special sub-section dedicated to the 50th anniversary celebrations in 2011, including the German national event at the Nürburgring in conjunction with the WSR, the huge gathering at Thenay in France for the 3rd 4L International, and the UK meeting at Brooklands.
50 Years of the Renault Owners Club GB
link to Your Articles section, contributed by Phil Walters, 2002-08-17 ( 11)
Pictures and info from the main 50th birthday celebration of the ROC GB, held at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, England in August 2002.
R4 Meetings in Portugal 2002, part 2
link to Star Story section, contributed by Fernando Palma, João Seabra, Asier Castellano Azkarate and Luis Martinez Artola, 2002-10-09 ( 45)
One of several Renault 4 gatherings held during 2002 by fans who originally met through this website, with this event at Lousal containing photos of eighteen attendees.
R4 Meetings in Portugal 2002, part 5
link to Star Story section, contributed by Fernando Palma, João Seabra, Asier Castellano Azkarate and Luis Martinez Artola, 2003-02-16 ( 57, 1)
Another event from Portugal, this one labelled the '1st Great National Meeting of the R4 in Portugal', held at Santarém, and containing another impressive collection of 4Ls.
UK 45th Anniversary of the R4 - Kent
link to Star Story section, by Peter Gumbrell, 2006-06-10, updated 2010-05-10 ( 22, 1)
More than a dozen Renault 4s take to the British roads for a celebratory run in May 2006, recounted in this comprehensive report.
1st 4L International - Thenay
link to Star Story section, by Peter Gumbrell, 2009-06-30, updated 2010-05-12 ( 26, 1)
In June 2009, the '4L International' was born. Here you can find a personal review of the first major attempt to bring fans from across Europe together for a specialized Renault 4 event. Includes several photos.
The UK Kent Run in 2010
by Peter Gumbrell, 2010-05-09 ( 3, 1)
A summary of the rain-soaked run in northern Kent, which nonetheless attracted a healthy turnout, and included a special showing from Renault.
Internazionale, Marina di Bibbona 2010
contributed by www.renault.it and Davide Augeri, 2010-06-11 ( 8)
Photos from a well-attended meeting in Tuscany, Italy, 28-30 May 2010.
odds and ends
Here are a few additional links to individual gallery entries and other smaller items around the site that relate to R4 events:
I have been notified of other events in the past but have never received any follow-up reports or photos to add to this site. There are one or two redundant articles that it would be nice to finish off some time. If you can supply anything relating to the following events, please get in touch.
If you have any pictures or an account of a Renault 4 event that you have attended, please send the material here. I require original contributions that are not subject to copyright restrictions, as opposed to articles that have already been printed elsewhere or mere links to files on other websites. Note that for larger contributions, there could be some additional delay and/or editing required in preparing the material for publication. See the Contact page for details.