Events for Saturday 22nd September 2012
This Day's Events
Operation Fuller Memorial UnveilingStarts: Sat 22nd September
Ends: Sat 22nd September
Marine Parade Gardens, Marine Parade, Dover Seafront, Dover CT17 9BU
70th anniversary event in DoverOn Saturday, 22 September 2012 the Channel Dash Memorial Trust will host a memorial event. On the day, the First Sea Lord will unveil a significant memorial in Marine Parade Gardens to those from all 3 services that took part in Operation Fuller on 12 February 1942. The operation was planned in the tunnels at Dover Castle and involved Motor Torpedo Boats based in Dover Harbour and firepower from local Shore Batteries, with the action taking place in the Straits all these make Dover the natural choice for this memorial. The final plans for the day are still being prepared in consultation with Military, Police and Local Authorities. To date the presence of a Significant Royal Naval Vessel, The Central Band of the Royal Air Force, Standard Bearers, Veterans, Cadets, Flypast by the Swordfish of the RN Historic Flight, Flypast by the RAF, and Displays from the Army and War and Peace Show are all confirmed with more to follow. This will me a major event attended by senior British Military personnel, representatives of the Federal German Navy, National and Local Dignitaries.
Wimpole at WarStarts: Sat 22nd September
Ends: Sun 23rd September
Price: Adult £9.30 (Non member), Child £5.20 (Non member)
Tel: 01223 206000
Wimpole Hall (National Trust), Arrington, Royston SG8 0BW
1940s Weekend in Arrington, RoystonWimpole travels back in time to the 1940s when food was rationed and growing your own became vital to your survival. Re-inactors displays and demonsrations throughout the day. Estate wide event and all tickets include the House, Gardens and Farm. Free for National Trust members.
SHUTTLEWORTH UNCOVERED & FLYING DISPLAYStarts: Sat 22nd September
Ends: Sat 22nd September
Price: ADULTS £20/£15 CHILDREN FREE
Tel: +44 (0)1767 627949
Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP
Airshow in Nr Biggleswade, BedfordshireGates open 10am Flying starts at 4pm
Shuttleworth Uncovered & Air Display. Saurday 22nd September 2012
This event is your chance to get up close and personal with the world famous aircraft of the Shuttleworth Collection. Meet our pilots and staff and ask us all those questions you've always wanted to ask!!
Display content will be added nearer the time.
Adults £15 online in advance or £20 per adult on the day at the gate.
Adult Ticket Price: £15.00
Child Ticket Price: £FREE