August 2018

RAF Bases: Declassified’ -RAF Bawdsey

If you missed the Forces News  series of programmes ‘ RAF Bases: Declassified’, visiting various places with interesting links. Here is the link to the Bawdsey episode https://www.forces.net/…/declassified-raf-bawdseys-lasting-… Thank you to Ashley and the PGL team and…

RAF Bases: Declassified’ -RAF Bawdsey

August 2018

Dungeness Sound Mirrors

RSPB Dungeness are running a Sound Mirror open day on September 1st, 10am to 3pm.   More details available via their website https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/events-dates-and-inspiration/events/details.aspx?id=tcm:9-438947 They are also organising guided tours and photography days to the Dungeness Sound Mirrors. …

Dungeness Sound Mirrors

August 2018

 ‘RAF Bases: Declassified’ 

RAF Bawdsey will feature in the Forces TV series  ‘RAF Bases: Declassified’.  The tv company spent a day in June filming at the Transmitter Block. The series will be shown on Forces TV channel available via: Freeview…

 ‘RAF Bases: Declassified’ 

July 2018

Friday 13th, unlucky for some – but not Bawdsey Radar!

Bawdsey Radar Trust was privileged to welcome His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester to unveil a commemorative plaque at the official opening ceremony of the Bawdsey Radar Transmitter Block on Friday July 13th. He was…

Friday 13th, unlucky for some – but not Bawdsey Radar!

July 2018

RAF100 Baton Relay arrives at Bawdsey

Sunday 24th June saw the RAF100 Baton Relay team arrive at Bawdsey.  It started that day’s Suffolk leg at RAF Wattisham, including visits to Debach airfield, Rock Barracks Woodbridge before finishing at the Transmitter Block.  A…

RAF100 Baton Relay arrives at Bawdsey

June 2018

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…

RAF100 Baton Relay Team visit is this Sunday, 24th June!

June 2018

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 Radar hosts SLHC Focus On….. Day

June 2018

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…

Bawdsey Reunion Association gather at Bawdsey Manor

May 2018

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…

RAF Baton Relay is coming to Bawdsey!

April 2018

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…

Transmitter Block Restoration recognised with Historic England Angel Award