Albrighton News

Young Curators design WW2 exhibition to be unveiled on Tuesday 8th May 2012 at 3.30pm

Youngsters from Albrighton Primary School will be unveiling a WW2 exhibition next week at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford in front of friends and family. Pupils have worked alongside staff at the Museum as part of the Young Curators Project learning how to handle and display artefacts, write labels and produce display boards for their exhibition.

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Comet pilot unveils anniversary exhibition

Comet pilot unveils anniversary exhibition

On the 2nd May 1952 a BOAC de Havilland Comet 1 carried 36 passengers on the first leg of a journey from London to Johannesburg on what was the first fare paying passenger flight in a Jet Airliner. To mark the 60th anniversary of this historic flight, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be unveiling a specially commissioned temporary exhibition which charts the Comets story and includes previously unseen archive film footage. The exhibition will be displayed alongside the Museums Comet, the only complete Comet 1 remaining anywhere in the world.

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HM THE QUEEN TO VISIT SHROPSHIRE FOR HUGE DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION

HM The Queen is coming to Shropshire in July as part of her Diamond Jubilee Tour “ and everyone in the county is invited. Along with His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen is due to attend the spectacular Diamond Jubilee event at RAF Cosford and The Royal Air Force Museum on 12th July, when the county stages its celebration of 60 Glorious Years.

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Albrighton in Wolverhampton Magazine

Wolverhampton Magazine says that Albrighton is a 'friendly place'

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Cockpits open for Museums at Night

Tickets are now on sale for the ever popular Open Cockpits Evening at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. The evening will commence at 6pm on Saturday 19th May. A total of 16 aircraft will be available for close viewing on the night: including transport aircraft, jet fighters plus unique research airframes. Exclusively for this evening the Museum will be opening up one of its latest arrivals, weather permitting, the Hercules - a military transport aircraft.

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Bikers raise thousands of pounds for local charity

Bikers raise thousands of pounds for local charity

Almost 1,000 bikers from across the Midlands took part in the Bike 4 Life Easter Run last weekend in aid of two local charities. Raising money for the Midlands Air Ambulance and Royal Air Force Museum, bikers travelled on mass from Shrewsbury Meole Brace park and ride along the M54 to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford.

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Calling all young detectives - we need your help!

Calling all young detectives - we need your help!

If youre currently searching for something to keep the younger members of the family entertained this Easter, why not give them a day out at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford? This Easter holiday, children can play detective as they take part in the Cold War Investigation trail, which includes a prize for every successful participant.

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Bikers ride out for local charities

Bikers ride out for local charities

With the warm sunny weather look set to continue into the weekend, bikers from across the West Midlands are invited to join in a mass motorcycle ride in support for two local charities - the Midlands Air Ambulance and Royal Air Force Museum. With hundreds of bikers already registered, organisers are expecting thousands will show their support on the day and join in the fun.

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THE SEARCH IS ON FOR ENGLAND'S BIGGEST FAN!

VisitEngland, the country's national tourist board has launched a nationwide campaign to find England’s biggest fan for an all-expenses paid 70-day trip around the country. The organisation is looking for a budding travel writer / broadcaster / social networker who is passionate about England, and likes nothing more than exploring the country and passing on their experiences.

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Shropshire Model Show Set To Attract Thousands

Shropshire Model Show Set To Attract Thousands

The popular Shropshire Model Show is returning to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on Sunday 1st April 2012. Open to the public from 10am, the show is expected to attract thousands of visitors from across the country.

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