November 2020

Radar helps us explore our solar system

The rapid development of radar brought about by world war provided many opportunities for peacetime exploitation. From air-traffic control and police radar traps to medical scanning techniques, but perhaps the most interesting use of radar is…

Radar helps us explore our solar system

November 2020

Museum Shop Sunday

Sunday Nov 29 is Museum Shop Sunday It’s never been more important to get everyone supporting their favourite cultural attractions and #Museum Shop Sunday and indeed throughout November is an opportunity to showcase our exclusive products…

Museum Shop Sunday

November 2020

Remembering Eileen Gray

Today we mark the anniversary of the passing in 2019 of Eileen Gray, who served as a radar operator at Bawdsey Radar in the Second World War. After being accepted into the WAAF, she was posted…

Remembering Eileen Gray

November 2020

Bawdsey Podcast Five

Army Radar Developments In the 5th podcast in this series, Dr Phil Judkins describes the less well-known contribution to radar development by the War Office scientists who worked on Army radar projects at Bawdsey from 1936…

Bawdsey Podcast Five

October 2020

BRT Online Shop Open!

The new online shop is open! Browse the Bawdsey Radar online shop and start your gift shopping here!   Bawdsey Radar has curated a unique range of bespoke and exclusive special gifts which are inspired by the…

BRT Online Shop Open!

October 2020

Half-Term Activity: Morse Code

Morse is a particularly useful code because it can be sent in so many different ways.   You can use it with a whistle or buzzer or even by flashing a light. It can be tapped…

Half-Term Activity: Morse Code

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?