This exhibition tells the story of Frederick Lanchester and his close links to Olton where he lived and worked testing his theories of flight with gliders that flew spectularly from nearby St Bernards Road. At the same time he was also testing an engine in what became Britain’s first motorboat that was destined to power…

Cars gathered outside the Coventry Transport Museum including the unique Lanchester Leda roadster during Heritage Open Days 2017

This year, we’re delighted to be taking part in the Heritage Open Days programme and on Saturday our expert Chris Clark is diplaying his one-of-a-kind Lanchester Leda roadster outside Coventry Transport Museum alongside many other Coventry marques. As well as our usual exhbition, there is a special display of some documents and treasures Coventry University’s…

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