Events for Saturday 20th July 2013

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Turkish occupation of Cyprus

20th July 1974

Forces from Turkey invade Cyprus after a "coup d' etat", organised by the dictator of Greece, against president Makarios. NATO's Council praises the United States and the United Kingdom for attempts to settle the dispute.

Further Reading

A Business of Some Heat
(Hardback - 512 pages)
by Francis Henn

The island of Cyprus, long troubled by inter-communal strife, exploded onto the world stage with the Athens-inspired coup against President Makarios and Turkey's invasion that followed. This resulted in the partition of the Island, which was policed by UNFICYP under the most testing conditions. These dramatic events are described here… Read more...

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Royal International Air Tattoo

Starts: Sat 20th July
Ends: Sun 21st July
Price: Adult Sat £40/Sun £35 Full weekend £65 Children Fr
Tel: 0800 107 1940
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RAF Fairford, Fairford GL7 4DH

Air Show in Fairford

The world's largest and most diverse celebration of aviation!
With over 250+ aircraft participating each year, upwards of 130,000 visitors and support from the Royal Air Force and some of the world's leading aerospace companies, the Royal International Air Tattoo has been acknowledged as not only the world's largest military airshow but also one of the UK's premier outdoor events for the whole family!


Model Flying Weekend

Starts: Sat 20th July
Ends: Sun 21st July
Price: Adults and Seniors £9, SVAS & OWMAC £5
Tel: 07775 662955

Old Warden Aerdrome , Nr Biggleswade, Beds SG18 9EP

Model Flying in Nr Biggleswade, Beds

Scale Model Flying Weekend

All models welcome but scale models will predominate. But once again our easy manner welcomes pilots to come and show off their latest projects.

Telephone Mike Reynolds 07775 662955 between 10am & 7pm.

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