Formed by historic military vehicle enthusiasts in 2014, the Essex Historic Military Vehicle Association (EHMVA or Essex HMVA) Charity number: 1155705, now has over 200 members, which aims to help preserve military history, vehicles and artefacts.We also run events around the Essex area, including the Echoes of History Show.
Take a look at our introduction video HERE
The Essex HMVA has a membership whose vehicles range from push bikes, jeeps, land rovers, lorries, artillery and tanks. Historic Military Vehicles are in demand for fetes, shows, living history displays and film work. Members vehicles and equipment date from WW1 and WW2 through to relatively modern examples such as Chieftain tanks and Land Rovers.
We also welcome non vehicle owning members who may take part in living history or are military collectors. Alternately, you may just want to join to volunteer to help at events or with the administration or just have an interest in military history We also welcome those who have ex-military vehicles, such a lorries or motorbikes which have been changed for civilian use.
We are based in Essex, but you do not have to live in Essex to join!
We are always happy to accept new associate members, and we have them from all over the UK and Europe. Our group welcomes vehicle owners and/or living history reenactors or collectors. we only require you to have an interest in preserving our military history and the aims of our association. If you're new to the hobby, we can offer lots of help to get you started. For those who wish to join our association it starts at just £15 a year per member. Become part of the charity helping to keep history alive and get involved!
For our associate members we offer :
*We have a selection of approved partners who can assist you with insurance for your military vehicle.
^You must be over 18 to apply for a RIF Airsoft weapon, you are required to remain a member in order for your registration to continue.
#One card per member entry. If you join during an event, we are unable to refund your entrance fee, and you can only join once you have entered the site.
If you want a printed copy of the Olive Drab, rather than the e-magazine version, you can selection an optional upgrade during your application or renewal process.
We also offer a basic , free Volunteer Membership , which may also suit those who are on limited means. Please contact us for details of our volunteer scheme via our website.You will then be sent a form, which you will need to complete and return. Please note, we do not process any volunteer applications during August, due to other commitments.
Please go to http://essexhmva.co.uk/about/rulesandshowterms.html for our rules. We reserve the right to cancel an application if you are in breach of these rules. We reserve the right to reject any Volunteer application.
THERE IS NO BETTER TIME THAN JOIN TODAY!
Download a paper version and apply in post or at our monthly meetings. Essex HMVA membership form 2020.pdf
If you wish to have a printed copy of the Olive Drab, please contact us in order to obtain an addtional form.
If you would like us to email or post you a form, please email us.
Our renewal process is automated and streamlined, we hope you will find this easy to use, but in the event of any problems please email us.You can update your details at any time via your personal membership page.Or there is a paper renewal form below.
Please go to http://essexhmva.co.uk/about/rulesandshowterms.html for our rules. We reserve the right to cancel a renewal if you are in breach of these rules.
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Download a paper version and apply in post or at our monthly meetings Essex HMVA renewal form 2020.pdf
Only current members may use this form. If you wish to have a printed copy of the Olive Drab, please contact us in order to obtain an addtional form.
If you have any problems with any of these processes , please email us via the form on the main web page