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Musueum Manager Doug Hill talks to visitors in the National Motor Museum

Under the Bonnet Returns

  Saturday 13 April and Saturday 27 April Due to the popularity of our last ‘Under the Bonnet’ evening, we are spreading…

Steph Jeavons riding motorcycle in the desert

Meet Steph Jeavons

Saturday 9 March 2019 Steph Jeavons is an author, journalist, and adventurer who, in April 2018, completed a solo around-the-world (RTW)…

The Story of Lilian Roper

Sarah Wyatt – Film and Video Curator Our Motoring Archive holds two bound scrapbooks charting the motoring career of Lilian…

Ron Hickman, left, with Colin Chapman, centre

Ron Hickman donation

An important personal collection of drawings and documents by Lotus sports car designer and inventor the late Ron Hickman has…

Image from the Car Illustrated of a lady looking under the bonnet of her car

Under the Bonnet

Sarah Wyatt – Film and Video Curator In the early days of motoring, most women were content to let their…

Long Distance Ladies

Patrick Collins – Research and Enquiries Officer Long distance journeys hold a special fascination for adventurous motorcyclists. Numerous riders have…

Muriel Hind dressed in cycling attire with Rex Motorcycle

Muriel Hind (1882 – 1956)

Patrick Collins – Research and Enquiries Officer One doesn’t need to spend long looking through the Edwardian motorcycling magazines held…

Getting Creative for Vote 100

Angela Willis – Curator, Caravan and Motorhome Club Collection This summer we celebrated 100 years of some women gaining the…

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