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  1. Just 2 weeks away now until the season opener.............booking forms are on the website at http://www.aviation-musuem.co.uk :cool2:
  2. We are looking for Vehicle owners for the 5th Annual Vintage Transport Day being held at the Bournemouth Aviation Museum on Sunday 3rd March 2013. The season opener promises to be bigger and better with a large range of exhibits including Military Vehicles, Classic Cars, Vintage Buses and Re-enactors and 1940s performers. For a booking in form please email stevetydeman@yahoo.co.uk More details are available on the 118th Signals Regiment blog: http://118thsignalsregiment.blog.co.uk/ :-) If you are a Facebook user we have an active page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Vintage-Transport-Day-Sunday-3rd-March-2013/197201923691677 Many Thanks!!
  3. The press officer sent out info, It indicates that is is for public domain and that they are really happy to be moving to a new location. A change is as good as a rest as they say? :-\
  4. There is a poster and more but I would think they will post in due course.
  5. RAF Westenhangar PRESSRELEASE 30 November 2012 WAR ANDPEACE RACES TO HELLFIRE CORNER! Rex Cadman is delighted toannounce the launch of his brand new show; The War and Peace Revival, which willbe held at RAF Westenhanger, Folkestone Racecourse near Hythe, Kent on 17-21July 2013. Of this exciting new venture,Rex said: “after celebrating the 30thanniversary of the War and Peace Show, we thought it was time to draw a lineunder the event and move forwards with a new event in a new venue, creatingsomething exciting and fresh. My years of experience with The War and PeaceShow have given me the understanding of what does and doesn’t work, so the newshow will be even better!” Rex is best known for hisformer show, The War and Peace Show, which was at The Hop Farm in Kent for 25years and celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. Rex organised this withhis team from 1989, taking it from a small club show started by the InvictaMilitary Vehicle Preservation Society (IMPS) with just 100 vehicles in 1982, tothe world’s biggest military vehicle event. The Racecourse location waschosen due to its unique relevancy to the new military and vintage event. Right in the heart of Hellfire Corner, sonamed due to the battering it received during the Battle of Britain in 1940,the area is steeped in military history. The Racecourse itself was used as partof Operation Fortitude (South) during WW2 - the great deception designed tofool the Germans into believing the D-Day landings would be in Calais, notNormandy. Inflatable aircraft were setup along the racecourse to make it look like an active airfield and in 1944 660Squadron used the racecourse to practice operations with local army units,prior to leaving for France three months later. President of the IMPS, James Baxter, said: “This new show, in a fantastic location, is avery exciting development. The permanent facilities, such as bars,restaurants, etc provided at the racecourse will greatly enhance the experienceof the show, for both visitors and exhibitors alike. Rex Cadman is movingmilitary history events to a new level which cannot be matched anywhere else,and IMPS is delighted to support this new venture.” Visitors to the new show willbe able to see many of the expected attractions including living history,military vehicles, meeting WW2 and other veterans, vintage civilianentertainment, trade stands, celebrities, battle re-enactments and militarymodels. The first War and PeaceRevival will be held at Folkestone Racecourse near Hythe, Kent CT21 4HX (justoff the M20 Junction 11) from 17-21 July 2013. See www.thewarandpeacerevival.co.uk
  6. War and Peace seems to be leaving Hop Farm 2013 sad as its a great home but looking foward to its new location though!
  7. Thanks very much to all who attended we had 50 visiting military Vehicles with 2 brilliant arena displays! Bigger and better next year..............John thanks for the Friday night cocktails!:nut: Thanks to Vicki and the Team at the Tank Museum for making it possible!
  8. The Tank Museum & the Dorset Military Vehicle Trust present a new event for 2012. To exhibit please email stevetydeman@yahoo.co.uk for an entry form. Camping is available Friday and Saturday night if required. Exhibiting is Free and entitles 2 free passes to the Museum. It will also be the last opportunity to see Tiger 131 in action this year, as The Tank Museum stages a special display of World War Two tanks. The Wartime military vehicle show will allow visitors to see a fantastic collection of military vehicles privately owned by members of the Military Vehicle Trust (MVT). The MVT are a group of military vehicle enthusiasts, who privately look after and restore a range of ex-military machines from jeeps and trucks, to motorbikes and armoured vehicles. With over 7,000 members across the country, there will be a range of these vehicles on display in the Museum’s grounds primarily from Dorset based members. They will be joined by a range of militaria, model and military book stalls along with a range of other traders. With a host of activities for all the family taking place inside the Museum, the Wartime Military Vehicle Show is a great excuse to make a return visit – as annual pass holders are to be admitted FREE! SUMMARY • Display and parade of World War Two trucks and jeeps, as well as modern day vehicles from the MVT. • A special World War Two tank action display featuring Tiger 131 • Free children’s activities, talks & tours. • Armoured vehicle rides • Craft, Militaria & Bookstalls to browse TICKET OPTIONS: • Normal admission applies. • MVT Members: *Discount based on membership card holders qualifying for the Group Admission rate for museum admission during this event. • Or, to visit the MVT display ONLY: £3.00 per adult, £2.00 per OAP/Disabled and £1.00 per child (5 – 16 yrs) This will NOT include access into the museum arena to view live displays.
  9. The Dorset MVT will be on display and the 118th Signals Regiment looking foward to the weekend!:cheesy:
  10. Hi Clive, Passes issued on arrival, see you Sunday plenty booked in should be a great show! Steve
  11. Just a few weeks away now until the season opener plenty to see and do at this one! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vintage-Transport-Day-Sunday-4th-March-2012/197201923691677
  12. We are still looking for vehicles post war and war time email me at stevetydeman@yahoo.co.uk however BIG or small!
  13. Your Typhoons were: Monkey 1 ZJ912/AB Monkey 2 ZJ930/AA They will be based at Northolt during the Olympics and were doing ILS approach testing
  14. We are holding the 4th Annual Vintage Transport Day on Sunday 4th March 2012. Last years show saw over 2000 visitors come through the doors and enjoy Vintage Bus rides around Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, along with WWII Re-enactments, Classic Cars and Vintage and Craft stalls to browse. The event will be featuring in the local Paper and wider national magazines over the next few weeks, We are also currently putting together our small show guide that will be distributed on the day, Please contact us if you would like to advertise within. The 2012 show is the 4th annual and promises even more: 1920s-1940s Vintage Fashions WWII Nurses Station 1940s singer KAS the forces sweetheart performing inside the Victory Marquee Home Front and Land army display Classic Cars Military Vehicles Vintage Bus Rides Cold War Aircraft static display Falklands 30th anniversary tribute Trade Stalls Food Outlets We are still looking for stall holders, vehicles, and Re-enactment groups to attend the show please email events organiser: Steve Tydeman at stevetydeman@yahoo.co.uk to confirm attendance. Please visit us at: Facebook Vintage Transport Day http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Vintage-Transport-Day-Sunday-4th-March-2012/197201923691677 Bournemouth Aviation Museum Website http://www.aviation-museum.co.uk/
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