29 May 10:00 am
– 4:30 pm
Flying displays, new and historic aircraft, military vehicles, 1940s music and dancing, WW2 re-enactment groups and children’s entertainment will come together for a family fun day at the Museum of Army Flying in Middle Wallop this Bank Holiday Monday (May 29).
The Museum’s flagship annual event, Wartime Wallop, will feature an opportunity to get up close to current military helicopters, as well as the more veteran aircraft including an Auster, Beaver and Scout.
Other attractions of the day will include model flying, a crowd pleasing fly-out from the HAF (Historic Aircraft Flight) team, as well as an opportunity to see or dance in a 1940s style with the Andover Lindyhoppers, or just enjoy the wartime era music and dancing from the Decibelles.
Attendees include the 4th Dorset’s field office display and K2 lorry, Allied Assortment, WW2 US Army Air Force display, Heartland Express USAAF, the Army Air Corps, Aldhurst Military Vehicles, the Royal British Legion and many more.
For kids, and grown-ups if they wish, there will also be a chance to get into action with Battlefield South’s laser tag arena, as well as a large bouncy castle and an opportunity to see and take part in scientific experiment displays with Genie Lab Displays.
Tickets for the day, which allow access to the Museum grounds as well as the Museum and airfield, cost £15 for adults and £10 for children, family tickets are available for £40 (two adults, three children).
Museum annual pass holders, military personnel, Army Air Corps members and their families and Friends of the Museum can all come for £5 each (with relevant ID shown on entry).
To buy tickets go to www.armyflying.com/events or call 01264 784421.
Attractions confirmed so far include:
- Static Vehicle Display
- 4th Dorset's field office display and Austin K2 lorry
- Allied assortment.
- WW2 US Army Air Force display: Heartland Express USAAF LHG
- HAF (Historical Aircraft Flight)
- Live 1940s music from The Decibelles
- Science display from Genie Lab
- SAM1066/Southern Area of BMFA
- Aldhurt Military Vehicles.
- Apache Attack Helicopter.
- The Army Air Corps
- Dancing from 1940s dancers the Andover Lindyhoppers
With many more set to come.
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