Transmitter Block 2019 Events Diary
July, August & September were are also open WEDNESDAY 11AM – 4PM
July 4th Enthusiasts Day – Illustrated Talk ‘D Day Radar Secrets’ will now be given by Graham Randall as Dr Phil Judkins is unwell.
July 7th Wartime at RAF Bawdsey.
July 11th ‘On gallery short talks’ (in the museum) – Where is that Plane?
July 14th Sea and be Seen – navigation, search & rescue roles of the Maritime Coastguard Agency and the RNLI.
Aug 4th Enthiusiasts Day – Illustrated talk ‘Secrets and Spies’ given by Dr Phil Judkins
Thu 4th July
D-Day Radar Secrets
Sun 7th July
Wartime at RAF Bawdsey
A family event with displays by the Air Cadets, WW2 aircraft models by Ipswich Modellers, an aircraft spotter trail and, of course, Bawdsey Radar Transmitter Block with interactive displays, films and a Boffin Trail for younger visitors.
‘Wartime at RAF Bawdsey’ is included in admission charges: adults 7.00/ 6.50, children 5-18 1.00 and under 5s free.
Free parking, a beautifully stocked gift shop and a picnic area with built-in games.
Thursday 11 July
Where is that Plane? ‘On gallery short talks’
Join David Heath as he gives short talks on ‘Identification Friend or Foe’ and ‘Where is that Plane?’. The talks will take place in the museum between 11am – 4pm and bring to life some of the ideas and concepts of radar and its uses. Included in museum admission.
Sun 14th July
Sea and be Seen
Sea and be Seen – radar’s use for navigation, search & rescue
Sunday 14 July 2019 11am to 4pm The Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the RNLI keep us safe in and around the water, from patrolling the coastline to monitoring the shipping lanes. This family event will feature displays from the RNLI Safety Display Trailer, Felixstowe Sea Scouts, navigation equipment and a chance to look behind the scenes of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency site.
Bawdsey Radar Transmitter Block with its interactive displays, films and a Boffin Trail for younger visitors will be open too, of course! Come and practice your semaphore skills and try knot-tying and make a paper boat.
This event is included in the museum admission charges.
Sunday Aug 4th
Secrets and Spies
Dr Phil Judkins discusses how spies on the Zeppelin flights lost the Battle of Britain. This talk commemorates the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of WWII. The talk will be repeated during the day beginning at 11.30am . A DVD of this astonishing story ‘ The spies who lost the Battle of Britain’ will make a great souvenir of the talk and be available in the museum gift shop. Talk included in museum admission.