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BBC 2's Flog It! at CTM - Saturday 3rd March

05/03/2012

Well you certainly did dig out your treasures as Flog It! came to town....Thank you! The much loved BBC 2 Antiques and Auction show Flog It! presented by Paul Martin was here at Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday 3rd March. Paul Martin and his fellow experts were here throughout the day, to meet an eager crowd of 800 people with... Read more

Unique 'Missing Link' Bicycle Acquired by CTM

23/02/2012

A bicycle dating back to the early days of cycling - and thought to be the only one of its kind - has just gone on display here at the Museum after being discovered in an attic in Kingswear Devon, 125 years after it was made, and decades since it was last ridden. The 1886 Singer Courier bicycle, which is rusty and unridable, features an unusual... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - 1927 Rudge Combination

13/02/2012

On the 2nd of July 1928, Stanley Glanfield embarked on a world tour, on his Coventry-built 499cc Rudge motorcycle combination. The journey was to take him just 8 months - covering 18,000 miles, passing through some 16 countries and crossing 4 continents. To attempt a trip such as this today would be quite an accomplishment, but to have... Read more

Dance your City Competition 2012 - A Winner!

08/02/2012

With dance competitions happening all over the UK right now, we are very proud to be a part of Dance your City/Southbank with Jill Freeman Dance in Coventry. Jill entered the Dance your City Competition for 2012 with twenty of her junior boy dancers and theme of the video is 2Tone Gangsters. The video was shot here at the Museum, Coventry... Read more

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