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2019 Special Event Diary

The museum has been at  the forefront of aviation preservation for more than 45 years. We always aim to provide a friendly environment where you can start to appreciate the important contribution that aviation has made to both local and national history. Each year we organise a range of special events and activities and below is an outline of what we have on offer in 2019.

As each event draws closer more detailed information will appear elsewhere on the News & Information page:

RAF Balderton, Museum History & RAF Winthorpe books now on sale in the Museum Shop

13 April, 2019 – Indoor Aeroboot / Aerojumble
aviation & avionic sale.

14 April, 2019 – Harrier Day 2019 commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Harrier entering British military service in April 1969.

18 May, 2019 Canberra Saturday to celebrate all things Canberra at the museum

22 & 23 June, 2019 – Cockpit-Fest & Aeroboot – annual gathering of aircraft cockpits & displays – plus our outdoor Aeroboot / Aerojumble aviation sale.    

17 & 18 August, 2019  – Copter-Fest a new event to celebrate the helicopters in the museum collection   The event on the Sunday will coincide with the 2019 International Helicopter Day

31 August & 1 September, 2019 - Shackleton Boys 2 book launch in association with Grub Street

12 October, 2019 – Indoor Aeroboot / Aerojumble aviation & avionic sale.

26 & 27 October, 2019 – Autumn 1940s Weekend with under cover 1940s entertainment & a the chance to wear your winter period clothing


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