Events for Saturday 6th July 2013
On This Day in History
Beginning of Nigerian Civil War6th July 1967
Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.
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This Day's Events
RAF Cosford 75th Anniversary - Proms in the ParkStarts: Sat 6th July
Ends: Sat 6th July
Price: £20 adults, children under 16 free when accompanie
Tel: 01902 376 200
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
Proms in the Park in ShropshireAn outdoor evening fundraising event to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund and RAF Museum charities, which will include a variety of live musical performances from an Orchestra, Soul band, local Military Wives Choir and an Electric Violinist.
In addition to the musical performances there will be a Spitfire display from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, a parachute display from the RAF Falcons, with a spectacular fireworks finale to conclude the event.
Bring your own picnic and refreshments to a fun filled evening of music and entertainment taking place outside in the Museum grounds under the wings of the Hercules
Flying EveningStarts: Sat 6th July
Ends: Sat 6th July
Price: Adults £15, children Free
Tel: 01767 627927
Old Warden Aerdrome , Nr Biggleswade, Beds SG18 9EP
Flying Evening in Nr Biggleswade, BedsGates open 12 noon Flying starts 6.15pm
RAF Waddington International Air Show 2013Starts: Sat 6th July
Ends: Sun 7th July
Price: Adult: £29, Child (5-15): £13, Under 5: FREE
Tel: 01522 726102
Email: Contact Form: http://www.xm655.com/contact.php
RAF Waddington, Lincoln LN5 9NB