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Rare Behind The Scenes Look Into Aircraft Conservation

Rare Behind The Scenes Look Into Aircraft Conservation

PRESS RELEASE – This November, the Sir Michael Beetham Conservation Centre at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will once again be opening its doors, allowing Museum visitors behind the scenes access to aircraft conservation projects and the chance to speak with the team who make them happen.  This rare and exclusive opportunity is for one week only and based[Read More...]

New Chief Executive Officer Appointed at RAF Museum

New Chief Executive Officer Appointed at RAF Museum

PRESS RELEASE- Maggie Appleton has over twenty years’ experience in the heritage sector. She is passionate about the difference that museums and culture can make to people’s lives and, after beginning her heritage career at the Royal Armouries (when it was based in the Tower of London) she focused her work in community museums, at Stevenage (1991 – 2003) and[Read More...]

RAF Museum Joins Forces with Germany and France to Share First World War Stories

RAF Museum Joins Forces with Germany and France to Share First World War Stories

The Royal Air Force Museum has partnered with Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace (Paris) and the Militärhistorische Museum der Bundeswehr (Berlin) to mark the centenary of the First World War in the air.www.3p1w.eu will publish the letters, diary entries and artefacts relating to three First World War pilots over the course of the centenary. Letters written by Bernard Rice,[Read More...]

by October 16, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
RAF Museum,October Half Term Activities

RAF Museum,October Half Term Activities

PRESS RELEASE- October half term is almost upon us and this year the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has planned a week of hands on craft activities that will keep the younger members of the family entertained. These family fun workshops will run from 27 to 31 October between 11.30am and 3.30pm with all materials provided by the Museum.  Monday[Read More...]

RAF Museum Teams up With the University of Birmingham

RAF Museum Teams up With the University of Birmingham

Marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, registration is now open for ‘World War One: Aviation Comes of Age’, which will allow users to explore the aerial aspect of the conflict through a series of academic resources and multimedia content. The course will look at: How technological innovations turned the aeroplane into a machine of war[Read More...]

by October 13, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum