by Catrina Vignando on 1 July, 2014
by Catrina Vignando on 19 June, 2014
The Royal Daimler chassis is all chromed up and on display for a limited time in the main hall at the National Museum in Canberra.
With as much fanfare as we could muster, we made a short video of the chassis being set up for display by our registration team. Continue reading “The Daimler Rolling Chassis”
by Catrina Vignando on 16 June, 2014
And a good time was had by all. Around 150 people came to see the preview screening of When the Queen Came to Town, at the National Museum on 12 June as part of the Queen’s birthday celebrations. This was a fundraising event for the Royal Daimler project and many came dressed in their fine 50s hats and royal regalia. Continue reading “A Royal birthday celebration”
by Kathi Zarka on 10 June, 2014
Put on your royal finery and join us at an exclusive film preview that celebrates the 1954 Royal Visit!
Tickets are $25 and include a 1950s style afternoon tea and raffle with fabulous prizes to be won! All proceeds will go towards the Royal Daimler conservation project.
Screening on Thursday, 12 June from 2 – 3.30pm in the Visions Theatre at the National Museum of Australia.
by Catrina Vignando on 17 April, 2014
The Museum’s Royal Daimler is the subject of a new feature film called When the Queen Came to Town that celebrates the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Royal visit.Continue reading “Filming the Royal Daimler”
by Catrina Vignando on 18 February, 2014
In February, 60 years ago, HRH, Queen Elizabeth II, came to Australia. It was 1954, a mere five months after her coronation and the first tour by a reigning monarch.Continue reading “Remembering the 1954 Royal Tour”
by Catrina Vignando on 29 October, 2013
There were some very beautiful Daimlers parked at Mitchell recently when members of the Daimler & Lanchester Owners Car Club of Australia, DLOCCA, were in Canberra to visit the National Museum’s grand dame, the Royal Daimler. See more pictures below.Continue reading “Visiting the Royal Daimler”
by Catrina Vignando on 17 October, 2013
A Virtual Concourse D’elegance for the Museum’s Royal Daimler
This Sunday, 20 October, the National Museum of Australia’s Royal Daimler will make a virtual appearance at the Centenary of Canberra Car Rally on the lawns of Old Parliament House. Continue reading “Spinning with the Royal Daimler”
by Catrina Vignando on 20 June, 2013
Congratulations to all the recipients of the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours Awards. Continue reading “Queen’s Birthday Honours”
by Heidi Bock on 30 November, 2012
What a delightful way to finish the week with a $2,000 donation received, bringing our overall total to $11,036.50. Thank you so much to all of our supporters for helping make the Royal Daimler fit for a queen again.
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