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

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