2018 Beaulieu One Hundred Annual Dinner and Auction

Thanks to Barbara Marklew for her post of the evening…. The event began in a somewhat different way. Guests were treated to the spectacle and the noise of the 1950 BRM V16. After being kept warmed ready for the lead up, she was coaxed to life by Doug Hill dressed in full race overalls and…

Weekend Rally in the Cotswolds

Members of the Beaulieu One Hundred set off from their various locales to meet up with each other for a weekend Rally in the Cotswolds. Unfortunately, the rain decided to join them for the weekend as well, which rather spoilt the fun for everyone planning on bringing out their special cars. A visit to a…

CMC and Marches Academy Tour – Bridgnorth

The Old Vicarage Hotel near Bridgnorth provided comfortable accommodation for the evening before our guided tour of the Classic Motor Company (CMC) and the Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology on Wednesday 25 July. The weather was a bonus so some of us took the opportunity to drive to Bridgnorth across the beautiful Cotswolds –…

Iconic Transport Group Behind Scenes tour

After a spell of really hot weather, the morning of Thursday the 12th July was looking good; some of the Iconic Transport Group from Leonardo Southampton had taken the day off especially be part of a unique ‘Behind the scenes’ tour of Beaulieu Motor Museum. What better way to start the day than with a…

Nigel Webb’s Hawthorn Museum

On Tuesday 12 June Nigel Webb personally guided Beaulieu One Hundred members on a tour of his extraordinary collection which is a tribute to his motorsport hero, the 1958 World Motor Racing Champion Mike Hawthorn. Nigel’s knowledge, enthusiasm and modesty are compelling. The respect and influence that his father Gerald had in shaping Nigel’s passion…

Porsche to Hot Rod with Mike Hawthorn Museum in between!

As many as 1,620 Porsches of all ages took part in Sunday’s event, up from 1,003 at last year’s Simply Porsche rally. The sun came out and so did a record number of cars for a 62 per cent upturn for Beaulieu’s Simply Porsche. A selection of Porsche 356s from the 1950s and 1960s could…

Unique timepieces from BRM pistons

The National Motor Museum Trust is offering a unique opportunity to support the ongoing restoration of its 1950 BRM V16 racing car with the chance to own one of 14 limited edition timepieces constructed from its original pistons. The historic pistons were part of the supercharged engine during its heyday, when the car was driven by…

Prodrive and Base Performance Simulators

If you’ve ever thundered up the M40 and seen a huge building with a 60’ side profile of an Aston Martin on it, then you’ve seen Prodrive’s HQ, near Banbury.  And it was here that a small group of B100 members met for a welcoming coffee and biscuit prior to splendid day’s motoring experience. Jackie…

Speed Queens Friends’ evening

Members met up again at the recent  Friends’ evening held in the Collections Centre on Saturday 28th April, to listen to two Speed Queens, Beaulieu One Hundred member Bron Burrell, and Tina Kerridge Reynolds, tell us their wonderful story of being part of an all-female crew in the gruelling London to Mexico World Cup Rally…

Bentley Experience

Crewe is not recognised for its cultural zing. However, it does have history. With Crewe being so…. overlooked, it was the perfect place to have an off the map ‘shadow’ factory in the 1930s, as Britain readied itself for war. From making the Merlin engines that powered great planes, the redbrick factory has now transformed…