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Flixton – Rotting logs


Flixton – Rotting logs …… The sight of a pile of rotting logs does not please the majority it seems. “Tidy up this eye-sore,” is the cry.  “Sacrilege!” is my reply. That heap of matter slowly returning fibre and nutrients…

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Winter Wonderland


Winter Arrives at the Museum …… On the last week before the museum closes for maintenance over Christmas and the New Year we have turned into a winter wonderland. The museum is still open and a few hardy souls visited…

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Visit by Carlton Colville Primary School


School Visit 28th November 2017 …… Visit by Carlton Colville Primary School on Tuesday 28th November.  58 children attended and had a really great day despite the cold weather.  We ran a quiz in the 446th Bomb Group, and four…

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Link Room Display Part I – Radio Valves


Link Room Display Part I …… This is a series of short blog postings explaining some of the items we have in the link room and associated display cabinets: Radio Valves. A display in the Link Room shows radio valves…

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Christmas Lunch for Museum Volunteers


Christmas Lunch for Museum Volunteers ….. Photos from the Flixton Christmas lunch at the Swan Harleston today (Saturday 2nd December 2017). ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Lunchtime pictures (click picture to expand) Good food and good company. Submitted by:: Pam…

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A Moment in Time


Observer Captain John Murphy BA ….. A Moment in Time I first met John Murphy soon after I joined the Royal Observer Corps in 1965. He was a full time observer officer stationed at Preston. He had previously been in…

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Photo Albums for sale


Albums for sale ……. A recent donation of 98 full photo albums and two folders of the negative strips for all the prints, was recently given to the Museum.  As they are all of 1970’s to 2000’s airshows and are…

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Sycamore Flight Simulator


Sycamore Flight Simulator- One step forward …… For some time the Link Team have been working on creating a realistic helicopter flight simulator. The eventual aim is to work this directly from the controls of the cutaway Sycamore. The initial…

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Back on the boardwalk


Back on the boardwalk …….. There is still time to vote for the repair of the Adair Walk at the museum. As you probably know this has been mostly closed for several months now, and although we have managed to…

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Marble Galls


Leaves, Oaks and Galls ……. At this time of year leaves are a problem at the museum, they blow in all the building, block gutters and drain gullies which have to be cleared.  Below is an article about this time…

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