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Miniadix started in 1984 when Lee Pegrum, a Mini enthusiast attended her first mini show, Mini 25 at Donnington Park Racing Circuit.
A year few years later in 1986 and Lee had started the Southern Mini Owners Club which after many years still embraces Mini maniacs from around the Southern Counties.
By 1991 it was full steam ahead, the committee run SMOC started Southern Mini Days, the Longest Running Mini Weekend in the UK. Lee chaired the show with team of dedicated volunteers for a further 14 years.
Behind the scenes, along with many helping hands, Lee was busying herself with a multitude of Mini projects from Mini kit cars, shortened Minis, numerous Mini convertibles and her current car Sumini the 4X4.
2010 - the Mini tune is recorded!
"It's a Mini" is a 1960's style record written by Ben Jones and Lee Pegrum to commemorate the Mini's 50th and Lee's 25th year of Mini motoring. Performed by Austin Cooper and the Mayfairs for the first time at the Ace Cafe on 4th October at 7pm and finally recorded on 24th January 2010.
"It's a Mini" will be released on Sunday 16th May at the London to Brighton run finishing at Maderia Drive on Brighton sea front. Copies will be available by registering your interest online by sending us an email. More information can be found here. and short low quality extract of the tune is available to preview.
2009 - the Mini's 50th year
2009 projects included re-building a Mini Caravan, constantly updating the 4x4 Mini.
London Mini Run A charity Mini run across London starting at the Ace Cafe on Sunday 4th October and finishing at the O2 Arena
2014 - Mini 55
Lee's club The Southern Mini Owners Club put on their biggest event the International Mini Meeting (IMM) and Mini 55. Lee resurrected Sumini with the help of her partner Ian. Putting in a 1.6 Suzuki engine. At the IMM Lee left a few chalk pens on the car for people to write their comments. When she returned the whole car was covered (see page header).