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…

Members Annual Black-Tie Dinner and Auction 2021

Glamorous ladies and dapper gentlemen, mingled amongst the cars who were the stars in the National Motor Museum, where the B100 Annual Black-Tie dinner and Auction bought members together for the first time since their last dinner 2 years ago. Their welcome entryway into the museum via a red carpet, was looked upon by Edward…

‘TANKS A LOT JIM’

ANNUAL DINNER & AUCTION We usually have an eclectic mix of items to bid on at our Annual Dinner & Auction, and way back in 2019, Mike Timmins was successful in bidding for one of them. A Ride in a Tank! He finally got to go last week, and regales us of his experience here:-…

Palace House Summer Evening & Private Collection Visit

What a weekend! Saturday saw the sun push the stormy clouds aside and beam down on the members at their first ‘in person’ event of the year, their summer evening at Palace House. It was a delightful day where members were free to explore the grounds, view the visiting Sculpture Exhibition, and visit the Museum…

A day of sleuthing…

Beaulieu One Hundred Member, John Mayhead, popped over to our archives to do some searching…which turned out to be very good for the soul. Here’s his story… 7 June 2021 My friends know that I’m not necessarily a fan of classic British cars. It’s not that I have anything against them, but with a background…

The Glamour of the Auburn

At the end of January, Doug Hill, Chief Engineer and Museum Manager, treated members to another fabulous Hill’s Angels zoom under the bonnet, where he talked about another of his favourite vehicles in the National Motor Museum collection, the 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster. We all love a story about Hollywood… however, he dispelled the myth…

Christmas Zoom!

On Saturday 12th, B100 Members had a successful zoom Christmas that went down very well, with Lord Montagu updating everyone with what took place over the year, and some of the good coverage that made the Daily Mail, Echo and the Telegraph. He spoke about the much-awaited opening of Little Beaulieu in March…and its subsequent…

Our first virtual event!

Hill’s Angels – Under the Bonnet – with Doug Hill On the 10th November, in front of an intimate audience of about 30 Beaulieu 100 members, councillors and trustees of the National Motor Museum Trust, we launched our first virtual event, Hill’s angels, Under the bonnet with Doug Hill, in a somewhat quiet museum*. Lord…