JUN 00] MUSEUM
OF BRITISH ROAD TRANSPORT NEWS
Royal Car To Appear At Show
unique 1935 Daimler will be exhibited at the Royal Show by the British
Museum of British Road Transport next week.
belonged to Queen Mary until 1952 and was one of a pair given to the
King and Queen to mark the silver jubilee of King George V’s
accession to the throne.
will mark the entrance to the Warwickshire Feature, which celebrates
the diversity and colour of the county. This will be through the
themes of heritage, enterprise and innovation.
foundations of the British motor industry were laid in Coventry in
1896 with the formation of the Daimler Motor Company. It provided the
first ever Royal car to the Prince of Wales in 1900.
Joan Wright, Coventry cabinet member for cultural and leisure
are delighted to be able to support Warwickshire County Council at
this year’s Royal Show.
is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate heritage, enterprise and
innovation in Coventry and Warwickshire.
Warwickshire Feature will be a great showpiece and will show
visitors from elsewhere in the UK and overseas that Coventry and
Warwickshire is an exciting and thriving region.”
Ridgley, one of Warwickshire County Council’s event organisers,
are delighted that the Museum of British Road Transport are joining
us at the Warwickshire Feature to represent the motor industry which
has played such an important role in the development of Coventry and
Warwickshire over the last hundred years.”