RAF100 Baton Relay Team visit is this Sunday, 24th June!
The team will be here on Sunday 24 June from approximately 2pm and we’d love to give them a warm welcome, so do come along and support the team. Entry to the Transmitter Block will be free for…
Bawdsey Radar hosts SLHC Focus On….. Day
Bawdsey Radar and Bawdsey village hosted a Suffolk Local History Council Focus On… Day on Saturday 9th June. SLHC is the umbrella organisation for local history societies and Parish Recorders and every year showcases two communities who organise a group visit…
Bawdsey Reunion Association gather at Bawdsey Manor
The Bawdsey Reunion Association gathered at Bawdsey Manor at the weekend for their annual lunch, thanks to PGL, who now own Bawdsey Manor. Over forty Ex-RAF personnel who served or trained at RAF Bawdsey had the…
RAF Baton Relay is coming to Bawdsey!
Exciting news! The RAF is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. As part of this year-long celebration and commemoration, the RAF Baton Relay will visit 100 sites in 100 days. Each site has a special association with the…
Transmitter Block Restoration recognised with Historic England Angel Award
Restoration work to the exterior walls at the Transmitter Block by Concrete Renovations Ltd has been recognised with them receiving an Historic England Angel Award certificate of recognition. Bawdsey Radar Trust also received an Angel Award…
Robert Watson Watt birthday salute
April 13th, marks the birthday of Robert Watson Watt, born 1892 in Brechin, Scotland. RADAR pioneer. He is a descendant of the famous steam engine inventor, James Watt.
Bawdsey volunteers visit original site of the dog mosaic in Pompeii
Two Bawdsey volunteers recently visited original site of the dog mosaic in Pompeii. The official RAF Bawdsey badge was based on this mosaic. A copy of the mosaic is laid into the floor of Bawdsey Manor….
Volunteers make it happen!
Volunteers are at the heart of Bawdsey Radar and look at what one of the volunteers made for everyone to enjoy on the first open day. Thank you, Liz!
Bawdsey Radar’s first official open day
Liz and Peter Harry, the very first visitors on Bawdsey Radar’s first official open day. Thank you for coming Liz and Peter. We were delighted to see so many visitors on these first open days of…
Transmitter Block reopens for new season Easter Sunday
Yes Sunday is April Fools Day, but it’s true the Transmitter Block opens for the new season that day. You will be welcomed to a new exciting exhibition explaining the development of radar from the second…