October 2020

Bawdsey Podcast Four

The fourth podcast in our series mentions some of the people who played an essential part in radar development at Bawdsey, in particular some of the members of Taffy Bowen’s airborne radar team. How do you…

Bawdsey Podcast Four

September 2020

Transmitter Block reopens to visitors

The Transmitter Block is open on selected October dates, 11am – 4pm: Sun 11th Oct Sun 18th Oct Thu 22nd Oct Sun 25th Oct Thu 29th Oct   To ensure visitors have an enjoyable and safe…

Transmitter Block reopens to visitors

September 2020

Bawdsey Radar supports Battle of Britain Day

BAWDSEY RADAR IN SUFFOLK IS AT THE HEART OF A TRIBUTE BY RAF CHARITY An impressive and poignant light show has been produced at Bawdsey Radar Museum, a former Battle of Britain radar site. To mark…

Bawdsey Radar supports Battle of Britain Day

September 2020

Did you miss any of our Summer Activity sheets?

They have been grouped together below.  There were five in total. Free and suitable for all the family – try a word search, identify some aircraft or make some paper planes. The first Summer Holiday Activity…

Did you miss any of our Summer Activity sheets?

September 2020

Bawdsey Podcast 3

Scientists, Air Marshalls and Politicians Podcast number 3 is available now from Bawdsey Radar. This podcast explores the background of some of the movers and shakers in the radar story, from engineers and scientists, Air Marshalls…

Bawdsey Podcast 3

August 2020

Summer Activities Week Five

The summer holidays are nearly over and for many of us it’ll be back to school and work very soon. Before you start packing up your new pencil case, why not have a go at our…

Summer Activities Week Five

August 2020

Summer Activities Week Four

Chocks away! This week’s family activity is all about aircraft. There are some downloadable colouring sheets . We’d love to see them if you’d like to post them to Bawdsey Radar’s Facebook page.  And why not make a…

Summer Activities Week Four

August 2020

Bawdsey Podcast 2

‘The second in the series of podcasts looks at how a small development team at Bawdsey produced the world’s first airborne radar. Fitted into night fighters, it helped to counter the Blitz in 1940/41. The ability of…

Bawdsey Podcast 2

August 2020

Summer Holiday Activities Week Three – IFF

This week’s activities are all about Identifying aircraft and solving Codes. Radar was an important part of the defence system that helped keep us all protected in World War Two. The RAF relied on radar but…

Summer Holiday Activities Week Three – IFF

August 2020

Interesting Objects!

An occasional series of interesting objects, that have Bawdsey connections.   78 years ago today 9 August 1942 Henry Collins had wanted to join the Navy but couldn’t so joined the Royal Air Force instead, finishing…

Interesting Objects!