The late Michael C Sedgwick, whose life and work the Trust was set up in 1983 to commemorate, was one of the world’s greatest automotive historians. Following his death his friends established this Trust with the specific purpose of encouraging authors and publishers to put historical works on motoring into print.
The Trust’s Objectives:
“A Trust fund to encourage new research into motoring history and to make the findings available to the public”.
The Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust is a not-for-profit charitable trust, registration number 290841.
HOW TO PUBLISH MOTORING HISTORY
British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 0BJ
Saturday 11 March 2017
The Trustees of the Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust have organized a one-day conference to provide information and practical advice for motoring, motorcycling or commercial vehicle enthusiasts contemplating historical writing.
It will provide a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with authors and publishers and hear from historians and enthusiasts with long experience on the sometimes difficult path from idea to publication.
The Keynote Speaker is Stuart Turner, ex-BMC and Ford competitions chief, Ford of Britain PR director, and author of more than 20 highly successful books. The Conference Moderator is Graham Robson, well-known motoring author and commentator and an MSMT Trustee.
The attendance fee, to include tea, coffee and lunch, is £40 per person (£35 for members of the Society of Automotive Historians and Friends of the National Motor Museum).
To reserve your place please contact Bob Cartwright, Hon. Treasurer, Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust, 10 Lydiard Close, Aylesbury, Bucks HP21 9XU, enclosing cheque made out to Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust and contact details. Alternatively make a bank transfer to: Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust, Barclays Bank sort code 20-79-25 account no. 50636185 and send a notification to firstname.lastname@example.org