Herald - Issue 427

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DENT DYNAMICS PAINTLESS DE T REMOVAL Get Set for an Action-packed Summer as History Comes to Life at Beaulieu Sunhats, t-shirts and ice cream at the ready? Get set for an action-packed summer at Beaulieu, with the chance to meet colourful characters and see remarkable vehicles out and about in the attraction until the 4th September. With motoring parades, Chitty rides, new exhibitions, and a jammed packed events calendar, all in the golden anniversary year of the National Motor Museum, there has never been a better time to enjoy a visit. Get set for the daily motoring parade, when vehicles of yesteryear will rumble into life and drive out of the National Motor Museum for demonstration laps of the Arena. While around the grounds, meet larger-thanlife Living History characters. Chat to the archaeologist about the turbulent history of Beaulieu Abbey, meet the bus driver as you hop aboard the Veteran Bus, and talk to costumed Victorian servants in Palace House about their duties in the Montagu family home. Watch age-old falconry skills in action, with demonstrations by Lord Montagu’s falconer, then collect cards for the remarkable people and vehicles you’ve encountered during your day out. For an extra special addition to your day, look out for one of TV and lm’s most iconic cars, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. roughout the holidays, this o cial reconstruction, built using authentic parts from one of the lm’s Chittys, will be driving around the attraction. Visitors will be able to book their own ride and take their seat in this ‘ ne-four-fendered-friend’ for a spin about the grounds. ere’s plenty to see inside the National Motor Museum, half a century a er it was rst opened in 1972. New exhibits are on display in Bond in Motion – No Time To Die, with the lm’s Toyota Land Cruiser joining the trio of Aston Martins and Chevy Bel Air, along with new gadgets, including Q’s state-of-the-art QDar tracking device. Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th August. is family friendly musical will serve up an incredible feast of adventure, music and comedy that will keep the whole family amused. Why not combine your visit with an enjoyable stay in this picturesque part of the world, as Beaulieu hosts the Caravan and Motorhome Club with a pop-up campsite. Just a short stroll from the Beaulieu visitor attraction, Caravan and Motorhome Club members who are camping can buy their Beaulieu admission ticket and revisit again during their stay (enquire at Visitor Reception for details). Newly refreshed and rearranged for the summer with new themes and the latest cars from the show, World of Top Gear will be a must-see for every family visit. Families can enjoy letting o steam in Beaulieu’s enchanting new adventure play area Little Beaulieu. Accessible in all weathers, parents can enjoy a cold drink or an ice cream in the family-friendly outdoor seating area while kids wear themselves out. With so much to see and do at Beaulieu this summer, visitors can make the most of the return for free o er in July and August, allowing them to return to the Beaulieu attraction as many times as they like, up to six days a er their rst visit. Whether you’re exploring the New Forest on holiday or simply looking for a day out with the family, Beaulieu is the ideal destination to enjoy a marvellous day out together. Visit www.beaulieu.co.uk for more information and to book your tickets now. While newly opened in time for the summer holidays will be The Story of Motoring in 50 Objects. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Motor Museum, this new exhibition gathers together the most historically important vehicles, motoring artefacts, lm footage, images, documents and books from more than 1.7 million items in the museum’s collections. Also look out for Autocar Beaulieu Future Classics, with a line-up of cars that are tipped to be the motoring icons of the future. For high octane excitement, don’t miss the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August, with incredible supercars taking their places in the grounds of the National Motor Museum for a must-see family show. With demonstration runs and feature displays, it’s sure to be a summer highlight in the motoring calendar. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Rides If you’re looking for some evening entertainment, then Boxtree Productions are back presenting The Three Musketeers on Friends of Lepe Summer Activities Friends of Lepe Members will hold their Summer Barbecue on Wednesday 17th August. Later in the year a visit to RNLI Calshot is planned and a talk about the White Tailed Eagles released onto the Isle of Wight is scheduled for Thursday 8th December. e Friends volunteering activities continue throughout the year. Opportunities to assist the sta at Lepe include practical conservation tasks, gardening in the Sensory garden, wildlife recording (birds, bees, butter ies, reptiles and wild owers), helping with events, manning the park reception desk at the Lookout and litter picking. If any of these appeal to you, why not join the Friends and become involved with your local Country Park. For just £5 a year you will receive 4 newsletters per year to keep you updated and the opportunity to take part in walks, talks, visits and social events many of which are free to members. Please contact their membership secretary for more information via email: friendsoflepemembership@outlook. com The Experimental Housekeeping Ashurst & District Ladies Probus are a very friendly group of Ladies and would love to see you. ey meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month at e Happy Cheese, Ashurst at 11am. ey have a speaker every month on a great variety of topics and a erwards most of the members stay for a lunch and general chat. eir next meeting will be on Thursday 18th August for a talk titled ‘ e Experimental Housekeeping of Jane Austin’s Good Friend Martha Lloyd’ followed on Thursday 15th September for a talk titled ‘Coco Chanel - Her Life, Loves and Lies’. ey would love you to go along, it’s a lovely way to spend the morning, with some interesting, informative speakers. If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact Marian Quantrell, Treasurer on: 023 8029 2381 or: 07849 410323.