Mark your diary! The next BOHT Lecture day is Saturday April 4th at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton. We are still working on our provisional programme, but once again we promise you a scintillating afternoon of Bristol-based delights, with the aero setting providing background hints of the aeronautical DNA that every Bristol car inherited.… Continue reading Next BOHT Lecture Day, 4 April 2020
May we wish you a very happy Christmas, and our best wishes for a prosperous New Year? A number of our supporters have very kindly given us significant sums of money and I thought it was high time I wrote to say how we have used this as seed money to develop our potential. With… Continue reading A Christmas Message 2019 from our Chairman
A Barn find Bristol … The Heritage Trust never rests. Our constant crusade of digging out old stuff has been going from strength to strength lately with splendid donations from the estates of Syd Lovesy, Dudley Hobbs, and Dennis Sevier. An intriguing phone call reached us by a roundabout route, via the Bristol Cars showroom. “We… Continue reading The Heritage Trust never rests….!
During most of this decade I’ve been tracking down and interviewing on film key people who had had a significant part of the Bristol Cars story in one way or another. As a taster all members of both UK clubs were sent a DVD of our interview with Sir George White. But we also have… Continue reading Video recordings of significant Bristol figures
Donors may ask - What have you done with our money? The Display car: We have prepared and restored a barn find Type 403 for display in Aerospace Bristol , just across the Brabazon runway from its original birthplace. This is said to be one of the most photographed items in the new Museum. The… Continue reading What we have done with your money
We are delighted to say that the Bristol Owners’ Heritage Trust's little effort was chosen as the Historic Motoring Award Publication of the Year at a charming little event at the Rosewood Hotel in High Holborn recently. To quote the blurb: " For this award, the judges are looking for a truly outstanding book, published… Continue reading Historic Motoring Publication of the Year Award 2019
We were delighted to be given some 500 1950s works engine testbed cards from the estate of Tony Crook. Thank you to Carole Crook and Anne Marie Cadars for all their help to the Heritage Trust. Most are of sports or racing engines, some of which achieved fame or notoriety on the track. These include Cooper and… Continue reading Bristol engine test cards.
What Could Have Been – Bristol Cars
We have now uploaded more interviews with former employees of Bristol Cars and other people who had connections with the cars. To see the videos go to our YouTube Channel
We have now uploaded interviews with the following people with more to come Tony CrookJeff MarshSyd LovesySpencer Lane-JonesNorah Broomfield We have also uploaded The Sparkford Lectures 2010 with lectures by Christopher Balfour & James TrignellThe Shuttleworth Lectures 2012 with lectures by Sir George White, Andrew Blow & Tim Moore