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New painting by local artist, Tony Sargeant.

August, 2011

A new painting by local artist, Tony Sargeant, is now on display in the Museum’s Merston Hall. This large painting depicts three of the No 617 Squadron’s (the ‘Dambusters’) Lancaster bombers approaching the enemy coast on the night of 16/17 May 1943. Tony has kindly donated a large print of this atmospheric picture to the Museum for the Dambuster Exhibition in the Middle Hall. The photograph shows him standing by his original acrylic painting.

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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