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Camb Followers- Scampton Heritage Centre (POSTPONED)

18th July 2019
Camb Followers- Scampton Heritage Centre (POSTPONED)

THE RAF HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS DATE. WE WILL ADVISE A NEW DATE WHEN THEY TELL US.

The RAF Scampton Heritage Centre Tour takes approximately 3 hours, the site being open from 11am-3pm. You will be accompanied by an experienced Tour Guide for the duration of your visit. Your Tour Guide will ensure your on-site safety and can answer any questions you may have about the exhibits on display in the Heritage Centre collection. http://www.rafscampton.co.uk/

RAF Scampton is renowned as the former home of the famous World War II Dambusters 617 squadron before they moved to Woodhall Spa. However, Scampton was established in 1916 during World War One.

Originally known as Brattleby, the station was created as part of the nascent air defence of the country against the Zeppelin threat and simultaneously played host to an air training element.

Booking for this trip is needed at least 3 weeks in advance, and due to it being on an operational military air base you will need to bring photo I.D. (Passport or photo style driving licence).*

On booking the event with Peter you will need to give him full names of all occupants of your car, your car make, model and registration details. Peter is taking bookings and enquiries via his email: gmparky@gmail.com

At least 6 -8 cars would be needed to make the trip worthwhile. Peter will contact those booking to see if there is interest in organising a meal locally, but this will depend on numbers booking.

(It should be mentioned that the RAF have stated that they reserves the right to cancel a booking at short notice in the event of a military emergency.)

*Individuals without proper identification will be refused entry to the station. You may also be subject to bag, vehicle and personal searches. Visitors unwilling to undergo such searches will be denied access to the station.

Contact: Peter Parkinson gmparky@gmail.com 07948734470