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BTM Talks Archive

The BTM produce regular monthly talks and events for Members and others covering a variety of topics usually related to Brooklands Motoring or Aviation, but sometimes something completely different.

Other events feature high profile names from the worlds of motoring and motorcycling.

You can check the archive of our past speakers by clicking below.

At present our categories are;-

Classic Talks - held monthly, usually the third Thursday (but not always!)

Motoring Legends - Hosted by Journalist/ Commentator Simon Taylor and based on his "Lunch with...." series for Motorsport magazine

Motorcycle Legends - Hosted by Steve Parrish and featuring current and past motorcycle racers.

Design Legends - Get behind the drawing board and meet F1 designers such as John Barnard.

Lunch with...... - occasional Sunday lunches with speakers or art exhibitions

Reel to Reel - Friday showings of rare motoring films using vintage projection equipment for Club Level Members & Guests

Trad Jazz - Two session from the Brooklands All Stars per year for Club Level members and Guests



2018

18th JanuaryCrossrail
15th FebruaryThe Goodwood EstateHarrySherrard
25th FebruaryFamily Event: Rapping Up the Solar SystemJon Chase
15th MarchHersham & Walton MotorsGillian Goldsmith
19th MarchLast Flight Out (Play about Amy Johnson)Jenny Lockyer
23rd MarchSimon Taylor's Motoring Legends: David HobbsSimon Taylor/ David Hobbs
5th AprilAu Revoir Allan WinnSimon Taylor/ Allan Winn/ Andrew English/ Mike Bannister
12th AprilFlying a Wing SuitFraser Corsan
17th MayAdventure BikingAustin Vince
23rd MaySteve Parrish's Motorcycle Legends: Fast Freddie SpencerFreddie Spencer
7th JuneAV Roe's First FlightsEric Verdon-Roe
18th JulyThe Royal FlightSqd Ldr Graham Laurie
26th JulyDesign Legends: John BarnardNick Skeems/ John Barnard
13th SeptemberElectric VehiclesSteve Cropley/ Tom Callow/ Ben Fletcher
4th OctoberAston Martin UlsterStephen Archer
18th OcotberCobb, Campbell & the Kings of SpeedDon Wales/ Allan Winn/ Steve Cropley
11th NovemberPreparing for Peace Commemoration Event

2017

5th JanuaryThe ERA R4DJames"Mac" Hulbert
16th FebruarySmall Satellite TechnologyPatrick Wood
19th FebruaryBrooklands Remembers Capt Eric "Winkle" Brown
26th FebruaryFamily Event: Horrible ScienceNick Arnold
16th MarchSteve Parrish's Motorcycle Legends: John McGuinness & James WhithamSteve PArrish/ John McGuinness/ James Whitham
23rd MarchThe Hawker Siddeley HS121 TridentNeil Lomax
30th MarchInterviewing the InterviewerSteve Cropley/ Simon Taylor
20th AprilTaking Part: 30 Years of Motor SportHarry Sherrard
18th MayThe 1990 Benetton B190 F1 CarJohn Reaks
21st MaySisters in SpitfiresAlison Hill/ Helen Mills/ Melody Foreman
15th JuneThe VC10 & Royal FlightGp Capt Marcus Wills
13th JulyPrudence Fawcett & the 1938 Le MansCharles Trevelyan
17th AugustAlbert Ball RNClare Paul
14th SeptemberBrooklands and the Great WarImogen Middleton
21st SeptemberSimon Taylor's Motoring Legends: Howden GanleySimon Taylor/ Howden Ganley
12th OctoberControlling 911Phil Holt
19th OctoberStevve Parrish's Motorcycle Legends: Ian HutchinsonSteve Parrish/ Ian Hutchinson
2nd NovemberThe Hon. Mrs Victor BrucePaul Smiddy
3rd NovemberBTM Annual DinnerSteve Parrish
16th NovemberSilver City AirwaysPaul Ross
26th NovemberLunch With....John WhurrJohn Whurr
10th DecemberBTM Xmas LunchJim Munro
14th DecemberBloodhound SSCRon Ayres/ Ian Glover

2016

19th JanuaryTheGreenwood Family and BrooklandsAlanGreenwood
16th FebruaryThe Man Who Saved JaguarSir John Egan
28th FebruaryFamily EventFran Scott
17th MarchGirl on a MotorcycleZoe Cano
19th AprilHybrid Air VehiclesDavid Stewart
9th MayAn Evening with...Brian RedmanBrian Redman/ Henry Hope-Frost
19th MayBA Concorde and 777 PilotJohn Tye
21st JuneRed Arrows: Behind the ScenesFlt Sgt Barry Ramsden
21st JulyThe Frank Whittle StoryIan Whittle
14th SeptemberSimon Taylor's Motoring Legends: Patrick TambayPatrick Tambay/ Simon Davies
20th SeptemberBeijing to Paris RallySir Gerald Acher
18th OctoberThe Donald Campbell StoryPhil Holt
24th October[email protected]Simon Taylor/ Freddie Hunt
27th OctoberAn Evening With...David Richards CBEDavid Richards CBE
30th OctoberLunch With...Di SpiresDi Spires
25th NovemberBTM Annual DinnerTracey Curtis-Taylor
18th DecemberBTM Xmas Lunch

2015

11th JanuaryJust Another DayAdamHart-Davies
15th JanuaryThe Definitive History of the Vickers WellingtonDr Steve Bond
15th FeburaryAn Evening With...Capt Eric Winkle BrownEric Winkle Brown
19th March55 Years of Flying FunWing Cmdr Clive Rustin
16th AprilThe Mike Hailwood StoryDavid Hailwood
14th MayMotoring Legends - John SurteesJohn Surtees & Simon Taylor
4th JuneThe Vic Derrington StoryStuart Derrington
11th JuneAn Evening With....Steve CropleySteve Cropley
16th JulySix Times World Champion Jim RedmanJim Redman MBE
17th SeptemberFast Women in MotorsportSarah Crofts
29th OctoberApollo 13, A Successful Failure?Phil Holt
19th NovemberFirst World War PilotsVernon Creek
20th NovemberBTM Annual DinnerSteve Cropley
7th DecemberAnother Evening With....Steve Parrish Steve Parrish
13th DecemberBTM Xmas LunchMatthew Alexander

2014

12th JanuaryStanding on the Shoulders of GiantsDr Marty Jopson
16th JanuaryCargo Bandits, 40 years in AviationMalcolm Porter
20th FebruaryMcLaren at 50Neil Trundle
20th MarchHistory of the RaE FarnboroughGraham Rood
17th AprilThe Weymann StoryJohn Davies
22nd MayAn Evening With...Doug NyeDoug Nye
24th JulyThe Italian Job (2014 Mille Miglia)Angela Hume
21st AugustAn Evening With....Kate AdieKate Adie
18th SeptemberAn Evening With....John FarleyJohn Farley
23rd OctoberThe BRM StoryKarl Ludvigsen
7th NovemberBTM Annual DinnerProf Gordon Murray
20th NovemberBarbara CartlandIan McCorquodale
14th DecemberBTM Xmas LunchPhilip Strickland
18th DecemberLondon to Cape Town in a Boeing SteermanTracey Curtis-Taylor

2013

17th JanuaryConcorde OperationsIan Smith
21st FebruaryGrandma Flew SpitfiresRichard Poad
21st MarchLondon to Cape Town RallyDavid Spurling
25th AprilBloodhound SSC Rocket powerDaniel Jubb
10th MayAn Evening With... Don WalesDon Wales
16th MayTriumph to ProdriveJackie Irwin
17th OctoberFamily Favourites - The Story of Forces BroadcastingAlan Grace
15th NovemberBTM Annual DinnerNorman Dewis
21st NovemberThe Hon Mrs Victor Bruce, Queen of SpeedCarey Chapman
3rd DecemberAn Evening With...Steve ParrishSteve Parrish
15th DecemberBTM Xmas LunchMatthew Alexander

2012


19th JanuaryThe Birth of BrooklandsRoger Bird
16th FebruaryThe R101 RevisitedPeter Davison
15th MarchWeybridge Male Voice Choir
19th AprilGeorge Barnes, Motorcyclist & AviatorDavid Snow
17th MayPhantom of the RhurRon Clark
18th OctoberRamblings of a Racing ManNeil Trundle
15th November100 Years of the BARCGareth Rogers
16th NovemberBTM Annual DinnerNeville Hay
16th DecemberBTM Xmas LunchAlan Simmons