International Bomber Command Centre

Header Image: The Chadwick Centre at the International Bomber Command Centre Lincoln is once again open to visitors. (Photos: IBCC)

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) on the outskirts of Lincoln, re-opened its indoor facilities to visitors on 18th May in line with the government’s relaxation of COVID restrictions. The memorial spire, walls of names and the gardens had reopened earlier, but now the exhibition areas and the Hub Café are open again as well. In order to limit the numbers of visitors inside the Centre at any one time, advanced online bookings are required via The Centre is open six days a week, Tuesdays to Sundays, 9.30am to 5pm (last entry to the exhibition 4pm) but closed on Mondays (except for Bank Holidays).

BBMF Chippies

Chipmunk 75th anniversary fly-in 22nd May

Header Image: RAF BBMF Chipmunks WK518 and WG486 arriving in close formation for a break into the circuit at Old Warden on Saturday 22nd May. (Photo: Richard Thomas)

Both of the BBMF Chipmunk T.10s were flown into Old Warden, home of the Shuttleworth Collection, on Saturday 22nd May for a rare public outing and to be part of a fly-in celebrating the Chipmunk’s 75th anniversary, exactly 75 years from the day of the prototype Chipmunk’s first flight.


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