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Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour redevelopment completed for 50th anniversary.

SOURCE: click here The major £2m redevelopment of award-winning Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour will be completed in the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Beaulieu River marina. Half a century since it was opened by Edward, Lord Montagu with round the world yachtsman … Continue reading

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As many as a thousand stylish sports cars….

As many as 1,000 stylish sports cars are expected to join the packed display as Beaulieu’s Simply Porsche returns to the grounds of the National Motor Museum on Sunday June 7th. From early examples of the 1950s and 1960s, through … Continue reading

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Holden: end of the road.

End of the road: Giving voice to Holden workers’ experiences This article is reproduced with the kind permission of Monash University. Like a beloved relative who dies after a long illness, Holden’s decision to leave Australia wasn’t surprising – but … Continue reading

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Land Speed Record breaking 1920 Sunbeam 350hp

The National Motor Museum’s Land Speed Record breaking 1920 Sunbeam 350hp has been fitted with a replacement gearbox to match its rebuilt engine, decades after losing its original gearbox. The ongoing project to restore and preserve Sir Malcolm Campbell’s iconic machine, … Continue reading

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Beaulieu Blue Light Day

Get behind the scenes of the emergency services at Beaulieu’s brand new Blue Light Day on Sunday April 26th and see fully kitted-out fire engines and ambulances, as well as the vehicles of the police, Coastguard, Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and other vital services. … Continue reading

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Shot from the past, aimed at the future.

The National Motor Museum Trust has been awarded £74,527 by Arts Council England to reinterpret Land Speed Record-breaking icon Golden Arrow, using computer generated augmented reality and historic collections to enhance engagement for visitors. The distinctive 1929 Golden Arrow was a wonder of its … Continue reading

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Beaulieu’s 50th Fireworks Spectacular.

Beaulieu’s 50th Fireworks Spectacular will take you Out of this World on Saturday 26th October when the event celebrates the anniversary of the first moon landing. Beaulieu’s first fireworks event was held in the same year as the lunar landing of Apollo 11 and … Continue reading

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Simply Jaguar at Beaulieu.

Beaulieu will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic Jaguar MkII at Simply Jaguar on Sunday July 14th with a special display area dedicated to this legendary sporting saloon. Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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Beaulieu launches Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition.

To celebrate the golden half century of one of the world’s favourite films Beaulieu is to launch its Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition which can be seen in the National Motor Museum from October 20th. The exhibition will … Continue reading

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Rolls-Royces come to Beaulieu.

Two of the most exclusive Rolls-Royces of modern times have joined new display The Luxury of Motoring at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu with a Wraith built in tribute to Beatles record producer Sir George Martin and a brand new … Continue reading

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