A Century of Valour Saturday Afternoon Talks

08 Feb 2020

A series of afternoon Bastion in the Air talks accompanying the 'A Century of Valour' exhibition.

Time: 1pm
FREE (booking advisable)



Saturday 8 February
Lincolnshire Aviation in the First World War
Speakers: Brian Riley and Dave Harrigan, Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire
The story of Lincolnshire's contribution to the national air war effort in 1915-18 and how the county became one of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturing centres.

Saturday 29 February
Operation CHASTISE - Beyond the 'Dam Busters' Film
Speaker: Andy Johnson
An examination of 617 Squadron's attack on the major German dams in May 1943 and its aftermath.

Saturday 7 March
Caterpillars, Guinea Pigs, Goldfish and beyond!
Sqn Ldr Art Stacey AFC served as a pilot in the RAF for nearly 45 years.  Now retired, he is Chairman of the Goldfish Club, a small but rather unique club whose aim is to keep alive the spirit of comradeship arising from the mutual experience of members surviving ‘coming down in the drink’. He qualified for membership himself on 16th May 1995 when……!  Well why not come along and find out for yourself just how he qualified.