2018 Fitting Out Dinner & AGM – Sat 24 March

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We are delighted to announce that a very special venue has been chosen for our Fitting Out Dinner and AGM - Brooklands Museum - the birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation and the home of Concorde.

The Museum is full of charm and character with a vast array of colourful and remarkable historic motoring and aviation exhibits.  The motoring display include cars, motor and pedal bikes, as well as racing car simulators.




Members and their guests will initially meet in the stunning Members' Lounge which is elegantly decorated in a 1920's art deco style.

After refreshments there will be an opportunity to take the Concorde Experience and see inside one of the world's most famous aircraft.  Having learnt about the history of Concorde, members and their guests will take a seat to enjoy the virtual flight in this supersonic icon. There is a limit to the number of seats on Concorde, so those booking early will take precedence.

One of our members, the youngest ever Concorde pilot, Noj White, will host a presentation of sensational photographic shots taken from the cockpit.  Those of you who heard Noj speak at the XYOA dinner at the Naval Club, will not wish to miss more anecdotes about flying Concorde, as well as the opportunity to see his stunning photographs.

Complimentary pre-dinner drinks will be served in the Members' Lounge, and after a suitable break, the AGM will be held in the Bluebird Room.  A three-course dinner with complimentary wines will be served in the same historic room that was used by Sir Donald Campbell to create the plans for his world famous Bluebird racing car.





Members and guests can arrive at the Brooklands Museum in advance of the formal start to proceedings at 16.00 hours. This will give an opportunity to visit the various buildings housing the vast array of fascinating and historic exhibits.  Your entry ticket will allow admittance to the Museum at any time on Saturday, 24 March 2018.  A special car entrance gate and private car park will be available for those attending this event to allow ease of parking and a timely departure after the dinner.  Please note that the Museum closes to the general public at 16.00 hours.

  • 16.00 Members and guests meet in the Members' Lounge for tea and coffee
  • 16.30 First group enjoy the Concorde Experience
  • 17.15 Subject to demand, second group enjoy the Concorde Experience
  • 16.30 Noj's presentation of Concorde in the Bluebird Room
  • 18.00 Complimentary pre-dinner drinks reception in the Members' Lounge
  • 18.30 AGM in Bluebird Room for XYOA members 
  • 19.00 Three-course dinner is served in the Bluebird Room.
  • 22.00 Members and guests depart.

Menu details will be circulated nearer the date of the event.  Dress code for gentlemen is jacket and tie.


 Thanks to the generous financial support of X-Yachts (GB), the cost of £60.00/person includes:

  • Private parking facility with direct access to the Museum and Members' Lounge
  • Entry to the Brooklands Museum
  • The Concorde Experience (limited places)
  • Presentation by Noj White
  • Drinks reception with unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Three course dinner with coffee
  • Half a bottle of wine and water per person


As this is a special meeting and the only large social event for members of XYOA in 2018, members and guests may wish to stay overnight.  A list of some local hotels and Bed & Breakfast establishments are listed below.  Members and guests should make their own accommodation arrangements.

  • Brooklands Hotel, Brooklands Drive 4+ stars 
  • Hand & Spear Boutique Hotel, Weybridge 4 stars
  • The Blue Anchor, High Street, West Byfleet - 3 stars 
  • Premier Inn, Addlestone 4 stars 
  • Hilton, Cobham 4 stars 
  • The Clock House, Weybridge 4 stars


More information

More information about the museum and the exhibits can be found on the website - https://www.brooklandsmuseum.com



Brooklands Museum is off the B374, just a few minutes from Junction 10 of the M25 and the A3 London to Portsmouth trunk road.  Leave the A3 at the Painshill junction (A245) and follow the brown Brooklands Museum signs.

Brooklands Museum Brooklands Drive Weybridge Surrey

For the Campbell Gate entrance the postcode for sat nav is KT13 0QN.

Trains.  For those not travelling by car, there are fast and frequent trains from Waterloo Station to Weybridge, which is only a short taxi ride from the Brooklands Museum.

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