Wartime Christmas - Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre
A number of Lincolnshire schools will be experiencing a 1940s Christmas, learning about rationing and evacuation, playing games, singing and dancing, sampling recipes made from rations, and enjoying crafts such as creating Christmas cards to write home to their parents as if they themselves were evacuees.
Pictured left to right: Margaret Thompson, Lisa Brumpton, Sue Miller and Lydia Parry
Part of the Museums & Schools Programme funded by the Department for Education through Arts Council England.
2014 EVENTS AND ANNIVERSARIES
Information regarding tickets and timings will be published closer to the event
Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Nuremberg Raid.
A Talk on the Raid.
AHL introduction and workshop on the Great War Centenary.
May - September
Commemoration of 70th Anniversary of D Day.
Several events planned at the end of the month of May around the Grantham area highlighting the work of the USAAF's 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command. Included will be a flight by the BBMF Dakota over the town and surrounding WWII airfields.
70th Anniversary of D Day itself.
70th Anniversary of Arnhem
Operation Market Garden.
Talk on the attack on the Tirpitz by 9 and 617 Sqns.