I’m so glad that Ailsa picked this topic for Travel Theme as it forced me to search my folders for inspiration. I discovered a whole treasure trove of unprocessed photos, from both DSLR and my phone, of Brooklands Museum from almost a year ago! All these images are from the different areas inside the museum and some are the insides of engines and a variety of automobiles, old and new!
My first gallery has some family photos with my friend Sam, her children and her sister, Charlotte’s two boys. Amazing to see Matthew only a couple of months old! I love the photos I got of both Zach and Callum inside the F1 race car 🙂
My second gallery is from inside the London Bus Museum which is within the grounds of Brooklands itself. The boys were so excited about this exhibit! It was really hard to get them out again.
The Museum sits on the site of the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, constructed in 1907. Brooklands was the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, home of Concorde and the site of many engineering and technological achievements throughout eight decades of the 20th century. Of course it’s far more than a simple museum with scores of events held throughout the year! This last gallery shows many of the exhibits from the main interior of this brilliant venue.
On the third day of Christmas, whatever did I see? Three kids and Chitty, Two pipers playing AND A Santa with a rabbit on his knee!
Are you singing along yet?
We had a pre-Christmas family gathering at Brooklands Museum today. Unbeknownst to us a rather Magical Car arrived just three weeks ago, the legendary Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! This really is one of the original cars from the film and as you can see the wicked Child Catcher has rounded up three of our party, Zach, Mylie and Callum.
I’ll put a full photo-set up on my Facebook Page as soon as I can, with some of the other fantastic flying machines; cars, motorbikes, planes, buses and bicycles!