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Battle of Britain

October, 2007

On Sunday, 16th September, some 30 Museum volunteers attended the annual Battle of Britain commemoration service in St Andrew’s Church, Tangmere, and afterwards enjoyed the traditional buffet lunch at the Museum. We were delighted to be joined at lunch by Gwen Duke who was visiting us for the first time since husband Neville’s death on 7th April. David and Marian Brooker were also with us to deliver a Hunter model bequeathed to the Museum by the late Mrs Jean Bullen. This magnificent piece of work was a gift to her husband, Squadron Leader Frank Bullen, from the Hawker Aircraft Company in recognition of his outstanding service as Chief Production Test Pilot between 1949 and 1960 and represents a very welcome addition to our collection.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to director@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.

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