Bawdsey Radar: Summer events


Thursday 4 July 

D-Day Deceptions with Radar talk 

Join Dr Phil Judkins as he gives an illustrated talk about the various schemes involving radar to help the Allied invasion forces. The talk will take place in the marquee on site and will be repeated during the day starting at 11.30am. Included in museum admission. 

Sunday 7 July 2019 

‘Wartime at RAF Bawdsey’

A family event with displays by the Air Cadets, WW2 aircraft models by Ipswich Modellers, paper plane making and aircraft spotter trail and, of course,  the Transmitter Block with interactive displays, films and a Boffin Trail for younger visitors.

‘Wartime at RAF Bawdsey’ is included in museum admission charges. Event runs from 11am to 4pm 

Thursday 11 July 

‘Where is that Plane?’ Informal short talks during the day.

Join David Heath as he gives short talks on ‘Identification Friend or Foe’ and ‘Where is that Plane?’. The talks will take place on the gallery during the day 11.00am to 4.00pm and bring to life some of the ideas and concepts of radar and its uses. 

Included in museum admission. 

Sunday 14 July

‘Sea and Be Seen’

In partnership with the Marine Coastal Agency and the RNLI, come and find out more about the work of these lifesaving organisations, how radar plays its part in search and rescue and how to stay safe in the water. Included in museum admission and the event begins at 11am.

Sunday 4 August

‘Secrets and Spies’ talk

Dr Phil Judkins discusses how spies on the Zeppelin flights lost the Battle of Britain. This talk commemorates the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of WWII. The talk will be given three times on the day beginning at 11.30am . A DVD of this astonishing story ‘ The spies who lost the Battle of Britain’ will make a great souvenir of the talk and be available in the museum gift shop. Talk included in museum admission.


Lynette Burgess

Visitor Services & Outreach Manager

Bawdsey Radar Trust

07821 162879

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