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DON’T MISS YOUR FAVOURITE EVENTS


miss any more, why not get your diary ready before you go any further and make sure you take a look at ‘Forthcoming events’ on page four – and book your place or buy the tickets immediately.


I There is a huge range of things to enjoy, both Museum and


Brooklands Trust Members’ events – which include talks, visits to places of interest and road runs.


Contents Forthcoming events ................................................4


News British Marques Day ..................................................7 Wintry fry-up ............................................................9 Mini Day ..................................................................12 BTM Talk – Goodwood ............................................15 Brooklands All Stars ................................................16 BTM Talks ................................................................17 Historics at Brooklands ............................................19 BTM Talk – Amy Johnson ........................................19 View from the Clubhouse ........................................20 BTM Talk – HWM ..................................................23 VC10 open day ........................................................24 Brooklands stars at Retromobile ..............................24 Space travel rap ..........................................................7 Book review ............................................................29 Allan Winn ..............................................................30


Features Gottlieb Daimler’s birthplace ................................32 A famous Brooklands Road garage ........................34


Members’ matters ..................................................43 Chairman’s message ..............................................45 Letters ..................................................................46


Updates Museum Collections ............................................49 Estates and Heritage ............................................50 Car Rides ..............................................................53 Motorcycle Volunteers ..........................................55 Motoring Volunteers ............................................57 Filming ................................................................58 Aviation heritage training ......................................58 Learning ..............................................................61 Outreach ..............................................................63


Obituaries ............................................................65 3


Changes of address and Bulletin distribution queries If you have moved or have another enquiry about Bulletin distribution please contact the BTM Office on 01932 857381 extension 226 or e-mail members@brooklandsmuseum.co.uk


Editors Diana Willows (News) 01737 845270 brooklandsbulletin@gmail.com


Chris Bass (Features) 2 Riverside Close Brookwood Surrey GU24 0AP 01483 481836 chris@chrisbass.co.uk


Advertising Whestons Publishing Heathfield Maddox Lane Little Bookham Surrey KT23 3BT 01372 453183 robert@whestons.co.uk


Brooklands Trust Members is the official support organisation for the Brooklands Museum and is dedicated to raising funds for the preservation of the historic Brooklands site.


Become a member


Members receive the Bulletin six times a year and enjoy free admission to the Museum except when major events are taking place, in which case additional charges might apply. Club level


members have access to the Clubhouse bar on Thursday, Friday and Sunday lunchtimes.


For full details of membership benefits contact the BTM Administrator, Tim Morris, on 01932 857381 extension 226 or visit


www.brooklandsmembers.co.uk where you can also find the latest news on Brooklands.


The Brooklands Bulletin (incorporating The Spirit) is published on behalf of Brooklands Trust Members, supporters of the Brooklands Museum Trust,


by Whestons Publishing, printed by Andover Printing Company, Andover, Hants SP10 5NY (01264 334220)


and designed by The Graphic Agenda, Crediton, Devon EX17 2ET (01363 772695).


The statements and opinions expressed in the Bulletin are not necessarily those of the Brooklands Trust Members’ Committee or the Brooklands Trust or Brooklands Museum.


Whilst every effort has been made by the Publishers to include correct information, they are unable to accept responsibility for errors or


omissions. The Publishers and Brooklands Trust Members cannot accept responsibility in the event of misinformation or lack of source relating to images supplied by a third party by electronic or other means.


Front cover photo: A taste of MG Era by Tim Morris – full report in our next issue.


n this Bulletin you might find yourself reading about an event you wish you had attended. To make sure you don’t


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