Dougie Melrose Collection


Addition to the “Dougie” Melrose Collection ….. A leather Irvin flying jacket worn by Dougie Melrose has been donated to the Museum.  This flying jacket will join the Mess Jacket and other exhibits that have been donated by his wife…

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Update from the Chippy Workshop (Part V)


Update from the Chippy Workshop ….. The Chippies have been busy working on a number of projects since the last update, these include: Toy Planes: The Air Ambulance ride-on was damaged in the hangar.  It looks as though the plane…

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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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