Volunteer with Bawdsey Radar
We’re always on the lookout for volunteers, whether you can give a few hours a month as a guide, helping in the shop, or using a computer to update our records.
You don’t need to have any particular expertise or knowledge of Bawdsey Radar in order to volunteer. We’ll provide full training and it can be a great way to make new friends. If you do know about the site, so much the better, we’d love to hear about your experiences too.
How much time can you give?
A few hours
Perhaps you’ve got a morning a month? We don’t need a big commitment, just enthusiastic people willing to lend a hand.Volunteer now
One or two days
One day a week helping visitors find their way around or keeping an eye on the picnic area to make sure it’s tidy. You don’t need specific skills, just a friendly smile.Volunteer now
A few weeks
Some of our volunteers are with us full time during the open season from April to October, others take on a specific research project around a topic which interests them.Volunteer now
6 months or more
Being part of Bawdsey Radar long-term can be life changing. There’s a great camaraderie amongst our volunteers and it’s a superb way to deepen your understanding of the site.Volunteer now
Friends of Bawdsey Radar
As a charity, Bawdsey Radar Trust is dependent on entrance fees and donations to be able to share the continuing story of radar. A key aim of the Trust is to preserve the stories of those who lived and worked at RAF Bawdsey throughout its 55-year history. Becoming a Friend of Bawdsey Radar directly helps to continue this work, as well as maintaining the historic Transmitter Block for future generations.
Friends of Bawdsey Radar Trust can enjoy
- Knowledge that you are supporting our nation’s heritage
- Free unlimited entry to the museum
- Free entry for an accompanying guest
- Receiving regular newsletters including special offers
- 10% discount in our gift shop
For a donation of £20 a year you can become a Friend of Bawdsey Radar or £30 for a family (up to 2 adults and four children)
To become a friend or renew your subscription - please use the form below:
A FRIEND OF BAWSDEY RADAR
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The historic site at Bawdsey Radar is entirely dependent on donations and grants.
Please help us to continue to preserve this internationally-important site.
Here’s how your donation could help: