The one not to be missed! Join us at the Wendover Gallery for the last event of the year! We have hosted a great number of amazing guests this year and this last event will be no exception please come and raise a glass to them and start the festive season with a mince pie and glass of mulled wine.
We are delighted to announce the following line-up of guests:
Flying Officer RALPH WILD - joining the RAF in 1938 he originally served as a fitter at North Weald during the Battle of Britain. After joining aircrew and qualifying as a Navigator, he was posted to 10 Sqn on Halifax bombers completing a full tour of 30 'ops with the unit.
Flight Sergeant ERIC VARNEY - joining 207 Sqn he served as a Mid-Upper Gunner on over 28 Ops on Lancasters including the controversial joint RAF and USAAF raids on Dresden in February 1945.
Flight Lieutenant ERIC BARNARD - after completing his training he was posted to 10 Sqn at RAF Melbourne in Yorkshire as a Rear Gunner on Halifaxes, completing 32 Operations over north-west Europe.
Flying Officer MONTY FELTON - Monty joined the RAF in 1942 and was crewed up with Eric Barnard at 10 Sqn, as a Navigator he completed a full tour of operations 1943/44.
Flight Lieutenant TOMMY TAYLOR DFC MiD*- as a Pilot with 9 and 467 Sqn he completed two full tours of 60 ops on Lancasters flying from Bardney and Waddington. He finished the War flying Boulton and Paul Defiants on North Sea patrols in 1945.
Warrant Officer RON BROWN - initially serving as a Fitter on Hurricanes, Tomahawks and Harvards, he volunteered for Aircrew in 1942 and qualifying as a Flight Engineer. He served with 218 Sqn on Stirlings and 75 Sqn on Lancasters, completing a total of 64 ops.
Entry to the event is free but by ticket only and bookings are now being taken. So please contact us to secure your place at this superb event. We look forward to hearing from you.
NB:CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS
THE GALLERY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 2PM ON CHRISTMAS EVE AND THEN RE-OPEN ON MONDAY 30TH DECEMBER FROM 10 - 4.