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The Lanchester Interactive Archive celebrates one of Britain’s greatest engineers and inventors,Frederick William Lanchester
(1868 – 1946).

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Who are we?

About Us

Find out more about how this project is bringing to life the legacy of unsung engineering hero, Frederick Lanchester – ‘Britain’s Leonardo da Vinci’

Discovery Space

Jump in our Lanchester car, see Fred’s inventions come to life, take a look at his sketch books and much, much more

News & Events

Keep up to date with all the latest news and events about the project, from Lanchester Day to our community projects

Interactive Archive

Explore thousands of pages of notes, drawings and diagrams from Fred’s sketchbooks, blueprints and correspondence

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Upcoming Events

22
October

Coventry Libraries Digital Expo 4

10:00 am — 3:00 pm
@ Coventry Central Library
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08
November

NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 Day 1

10:00 am — 6:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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09
November

NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 Day 2

9:00 am — 6:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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10
November

NEC Classic Motor Show 2019 Day 3

9:00 am — 5:30 pm
@ Birmingham NEC
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