Palace House members Garden Party 9th July

2 oranges and a vol-au-vent anyone? The sun shone, the sky was blue, the air was still, but the lawns of Palace House were a hive of activity on Saturday as members turned up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Motor Museum. Following on from the National Motor Museum’s Golden Anniversary celebrations on…

Mercedes Benz World and Brooklands Visit – June 15

Members enjoyed a scorching hot day inside the cool and stylish headquarters of Mercedes Benz World last week, finding out about all the advancements in technology that have been made with this iconic brand. Three floors of fascinating displays, legendary vehicles and of course those F1 cars. From there it was a hot stroll past…

Visit To Peter Freebody Boatbuilders At Hurley On Thames On 10 May 2022

Richard Freebody is the current owner along with his sisters Melanie, Katie and Helen of this well-known traditional boat-building family and team at Hurley, who have been crafting traditional wooden boats on the Thames for over 300 years. He kindly opened his Workshops for a private viewing to Beaulieu 100 members on 10th May. Now…

P&A Wood Visit – 6th April

On 6th April 9 members of Beaulieu 100 congregated at Great Easton in Essex for a visit to P & A Wood, a major Rolls-Royce and Bentley dealership. P & A Wood are no ordinary dealership – even by Rolls-Royce standards – and after some light refreshments we were conducted on a two-hour magical tour…

Classic Motor Hub Visit – Wednesday 16 March 2022

What a difference a day makes. This morning the sun is shining into my study from a crisp and clear blue spring morning sky. Yesterday we left here on a misty miserable morning in a 1980’s Targa because I wanted to demonstrate its handling capabilities to my friend – there were times when its capabilities…

Let’s start getting out!

After a few years of having to forgo events we had planned in 2020, this year’s Social Programme has been long awaited! A newsletter with links to register your interest on the tours you’d like to visit has also been circulated. Please take care not to miss nor read through the newsletters as they may…

Your Council 22/23

Who are we and what do we do? Dr Jon Murden NMMT CEOI have been getting acquainted with how things are done at Beaulieu and in the National Motor Museum Trust, focusing on meeting Trustees, staff, volunteers, members and other key stakeholders, learning more about the wonderful collections we care for.We have ambitious plans for…

Tour of Hexagon Classics

November 2021 – Arranged and organised by WaiMan Cheung, he tells us about the day below. We had a fantastic afternoon at Hexagon all hosted by Jonathan Ostroff (Jono), a fellow member of the club, and Paul Michaels the Chairman. We learnt about the history since 1963 and their passion for road and race cars….

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2021

Charles White tells us all about his day on the 2021 run! “The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2021 began in 1896 and 2021, is the 125th Anniversary of that first run. My own experience runs a rather shorter time span and came about through my membership of the Beaulieu 100 group. I joined…

Farewell Helen

It is with great regret we have to report the passing of Helen, wife of John Smith, a long term member and stalwart supporter of the Beaulieu 100. Helen regularly attended events with John and was our fabulous hostess on our trip to Yorkshire. I personally will always remember her enthusiasm and joy for life…