Two trustees of the RAF Museum are pulling on their walking boots to tackle the equivalent of five marathons in five days (8-12 May 2017) to raise £100,000 to commemorate the RAFs centenary in 2018.
A tasty line-up of over 90 local producers has been announced for this years Cosford Food Festival, which promises to serve up the very best food and drink the Midlands has to offer. Popular favorites on the food festival scene as well as brand new local producers are all on board for this years festival, which takes place on 22-23 July 2017.
Two Second World War German front line fighter aircraft, the Messerschmitt BF109G-2/Trop and the Focke Wulf Fw190A-8/U-1 have been announced as highlights at the forthcoming Open Cockpits Evening taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 19-20 May 2017.
Conference accommodation at a University of Wolverhampton campus has been given a top rating by the national tourist board, confirming the high standard of facilities.
On 17 March, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be hosting the first Cold War Lunchtime Lecture of 2017 with a lecture entitled Coping with Technological Uncertainty: Military Aircraft Procurement, 1945-1957. In this lecture, Professor Keith Hayward, a consultant and writer on aerospace and aviation issues, will examine Britains military aircraft procurement process during the early period of the Cold War.
The popular Shropshire Scale Model Show will be returning to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Sunday 2 April 2017.
2017 is going to be a significant year of anniversaries for Shropshires Ironbridge Gorge Museums as its not only 50 years since the founding of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in 1967, but also 300 years since the death of Abraham Darby I, widely recognised as the man who started the Industrial Revolution.
A rare example of the great German multi-role combat aircraft of the Second World War, the Junkers Ju88, has been transported by road to its new home in the Midlands. This particular aircraft, a Ju88R-1 night-fighter version, travelled 130 miles from the Royal Air Force Museum London, to its sister site at Cosford, Shropshire where it will soon go on public display.
February half term is just around the corner, so if youre starting to plan how youre going to entertain the children, look no further than the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford who are inviting families to participate in a fun model making activity.
This Valentines Day give your loved one a romantic gift with wings on..something extra special and meaningful..available now from the Royal Air Force Museum shop!