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

April 2018

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.

Robert Watson Watt birthday salute

April 2018

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….

Bawdsey volunteers visit original site of the dog mosaic in Pompeii

April 2018

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!

Volunteers make it happen!

April 2018

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…

Bawdsey Radar’s first official open day

March 2018

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…

Transmitter Block reopens for new season Easter Sunday

February 2018

Bawdsey gives presentation at SHARE forum

Trustee Liz gave a presentation to the SHARE retail forum at Braintree Museum all about the design and fit out of the new Bawdsey Transmitter Block shop. Come and see some of our exclusive bespoke new…

Bawdsey gives presentation at SHARE forum

February 2018

‘Rust Busters’ at Transmitter Block

‘Rust Buster’ volunteers have carried out further conservation work in the Transmitter Block.  The Air Filtration Room was in need of some TLC.  View the YouTube video below to see them in action.

‘Rust Busters’ at Transmitter Block

February 2018

Radar – comes in all shapes and sizes!

During a visit to the Scott Polar Research Institute museum in February we found an ice-penetrating radar and copper bowtie antenna. Up to 16 antennae can be plugged in and together they build up a 3D…

Radar – comes in all shapes and sizes!

February 2018

Radar to be celebrated on new village sign?

Bawdsey village hopes to have a new village sign.  The new one will celebrate its connection with radar.  A fundraising coffee morning is being held in the village hall this Saturday, 17th February, 10 – 11.30am.

Radar to be celebrated on new village sign?