Sunday, 3 September 2017

Royal Airforce Museum London's September 2017


Battle of Britain at Night: 15 September
Join us on 15 September for a fantastic evening of Battle of Britain inspired activities.

Treat your ears to the vintage sound of Tricity Vogue and the All Girl Swing Band, and pick up a few swing moves and get your feet tapping with Swing Patrol. Peer inside our iconic aircraft including the Spitfire Mk.1 and hear the stories of the pilots who flew them. The evening will be packed with activities, so join us for Battle of Britain at Night.

Tickets are £14 (with a 50p booking fee) and can be purchased in advance here.
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Air Power in the Age of Uncertainty Lecture
Air Power in the Age of Uncertainty: 29 September
Air power has played a major role in conflicts since the end of the Cold War as part of state response to violence. To understand the relevance of air power in this period, this conference will explore air power developments from the late-Cold War through to the present day.

The conference will bring together practitioners, academics, government and industry parties interested in the utility of air power, featuring a wide-ranging line up of scholars from around the globe who will explore the conference theme - Air Power in the Age of Uncertainty.

If you would like to attend a conference registration form can be obtained by emailing
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RAF Photographer of the Year
RAF Photographer of the Year Ends 30 September
We will be displaying the winning entries of the 2016 RAF Photographer of the Year Competition in the Museum’s Art Gallery until 30 September.

Subject categories range from ‘The Operational Experience’, an image that reflects the Royal Air Force conducting vital work on operations or training in support of operations, through to the ‘Equipment’ category which gives photographers the exciting opportunity to display their skill photographing the Service’s world-class equipment.

Not to be missed, this free exhibition is a visual feast for the eyes. So hurry before it closes.
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First World War in the Air Exhibition
First World War in the Air: Closed 5 - 15 September
As part of our ongoing programme of works for the RAF Centenary, the Claude Grahame-White factory will be closed to the public from 5 September - 15 September.
This closure will enable the final landscaping of this part of our London site and for the laying of cables for our new restaurant as part of our programme works for the RAF Centenary Project.

We would like to apologise in advance for any disappointment that this may cause those intending to visit us on the above dates.
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Colindale Underground Station is just 10mins walk from the site
Parking at our London Site
If you plan to visit us during September, please consider travelling by public transport.

Due to the extensive building works taking place as part the RAF Centenary Programme we are unable to guarantee a parking space during periods of high demand, particularly at weekends.

Please take either the Northern Line to Colindale Station or a mainline train to Mill Hill Broadway. The 303 bus will take you from both stations to our site or you can walk from there.
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Colindale Underground Station is just 10mins walk from the site
Gearing up for a Corporate Christmas
We recognise that we've only just had the August Bank Holiday but we wanted you to know that we are now taking bookings at both our sites for Christmas hospitality.

RAF Museum London 
We can offer a variety of Christmas Packages to suit your requirements and budget. Come and raise a festive glass to 'The Few' beside actual aircraft that flew in the Battle of Britain!

RAF Museum Cosford
If a Christmas themed dinner and disco for up to 250 guests in an original 1940s Hangar appeals to you, enquire now! With a backdrop of Training and Transport Aircraft, our fully heated Hangars, with top notch catering and bar provided, make for a Christmas party with a difference! 
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