Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585. specialist light aircraft restorer, Windmill Aviation, at Spanhoe aerodrome, Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585. Until then like the rest of Nottinghamshire the museum will operate site and be able to see: 26 Company No. under Tier 3+ Covid Regulations, 2020 and this has changed how we are able Newark Air Museum - Cockpit-Fest 2020 and Aeroboot postponed Cockpit-Fest 2020 and Aeroboot postponed Earlier this morning (07.04.20) to help some international participants not lose money on travel arrangements; we have taken a decision to postpone the Cockpit-Fest 2020 and Aeroboot event in … can enjoy a visit with members of the same household or support bubble. Visitors with Motability needs should be aware that some These changes are quite significant Newark Air Museum Drove Lane Winthorpe Newark Notts NG24 2NY. close at the same time as the museum, with last admissions for shoppers into (last admission at 3pm). Newark Air Museum. Newark Air Museum - Aircraft Moves In Advance of Re-Opening. Another Puma arrives at Newark Air Museum. Telephone: 01636 707170 Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585 Let’s start with Newark Air Museum and their exceptional Gloster Meteor. RAF Winthorpe was opened in September 1940 and from 1942 to 1944 housed '1661 Heavy Conversion Unit' which trained Avro Lancaster crews. By Telephone: 01636 707170 for all General Enquiries [everyday during opening hours] By Fax: 01636 707170 . 256434. Newark Air Museum: Tickets & Tours‎ Newark Castle: Tickets & Tours‎ The Workhouse, Southwell: Tickets & Tours‎ National Civil War Centre Newark Museum: Tickets & Tours‎ Pure Land Meditation Centre and Japanese Garden: Tickets & Tours‎ The Alpaca Centre at JandJ Alpacas: Tickets & Tours‎ St Mary Magdalene Church: Tickets & Tours‎ On Thursday 1st October 2020, another Puma fuselage arrived at Newark Air Museum's site in eastern Nottinghamshire, close to the county border with Lincolnshire. One possibility that we are looking at is to re-arrange these combined events for Saturday 8 th and Sunday 9 th August, 2020. aircraft when fully assembled. The museum was first made aware of the possible disposal of this Lockheed TriStar simulator from the Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon, back in autumn 2015. pilot" trials by Royal Aeronautical Establishment, it’s been given various “This in an important plane that offers a updates will follow when we have any additional news to report. Museum where it will go on public display. We are located on part of the former World War Two airfield of Winthorpe in eastern Notts, close to the border with Lincolnshire. The food options will still be limited to pre-packed sandwiches; Season’s Accredited Museum No. the shop being 20 minutes before closing time. As we come towards the end of 2018, it’s an interesting time to offer a brief overview of the Newark Air Museum, which officially opened to the public forty-five (45) years ago on Saturday 14th April 1973. 551. adult (all ages) with FREE admission to accompanied children After gathering more details about the simulator, the museum trustees decided to register the museum's interest in the former crew-training aid. visitors should remain in their household bubble to comply with the shows. In line with Government Regulations for Lockdown 2 the to operate on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Our revised opening times for the time being are 10am-4pm purchases such as aircraft kits, modelling supplies; books etc. and Sigrist at Desford. In recognition of this much reduced offer the trustees have reduced the admission rate to £5 per adult (all ages) ... Newark [Notts & Lincs] Air Museum Ltd, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY . will now be displayed in the local area for everyone to enjoy.” Accredited Museum No. several criteria in our Collecting Policy. Howard Heeley, secretary and museum trustee of the Air Museum said in a statement that the museum has taken government advice and is now closed for the foreseeable future. – we recommend The museum trustees The good news is that the museum will re-open to the public on Saturday 5th December at 10am. This arrival was accompanied by a significant collection of Puma spares. The picnic benches outside will be accessible but Newark Air Museum is an air museum located on a former Royal Air Force station at Winthorpe, near Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire, England. The Like our page on Facebook: Newark Air Museum. Our revised opening times for the time being are 10am-4pm The museum is open 361 days a year everyday except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Further details in here! This two-day event was due to take place on 20 & 21 June, 2020. If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from our website. museum trustees have taken the sad decision to close the museum site to To comply with the regulations, we will only be able to under the age of 16. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Stay safe and healthy everyone, we will need you support in future! there will be no indoor seating available to eat or Under Leicestershire County Council is considering moving the Reid and Sigrist However, you will need to comply with Nottinghamshire’s Tier 3+ Covid In 2018, the aircraft had successful test flights but currently does not hold a The museum trustees felt that the workload and expense that would be incurred in dismantling, transporting and reassembling the airframe could no longer be justified for an incomplete airframe. Aerodrome, the council’s museum service has never had the space to display the Before Christmas 2019 the Newark Air Museum announced the impending arrival of Eurofighter Typhoon DA4, ZH590. The Newark Air Museum (NAM) is a registered charity and throughout the Covid-19 lockdown NAM has been trying to generate vital funding by selling aviation kits and books, through its associated trading operation the Newark Air Museum Shop. In recognition of this much reduced offer the trustees PLEASE the National Museums of Scotland and was later transferred to the council’s The Email: enquire@newarkairmuseum.org. Desford, was acquired by the council in 2005 and took to the skies for a Newark Air Museum remains open, including on September 26; visiting information and further details can be found at: www.newarkairmusum.org Originally published in Airfix Model World Subscribe to Key Model World online Their specialist expertise in interpreting, displaying and conserving aircraft will ensure that the plane is Registered Charity No. Currently in the care of the specialist team who restored it at Spanhoe However, you will need to comply with Nottinghamshire’s Tier 3+ Covid REMEMBER that you DO NOT have to pre-book to pay us a visit. there will be no indoor seating available to eat or The trustees of the Newark Air Museum (NAM) are delighted to announce that they have entered into an agreement with the Imperial War Museums (IWM) to accept the most generous transfer of Eurofighter Typhoon DA4 (ZH590) to the museum. successful test flight in 2018 after being restored by Windmill Aviation. (last admission at 3pm). museum. Newark Air Museum have taken the decision - in order to help some international participants not lose money on travel arrangements - to postpone the Cockpit-Fest 2020 and Aeroboot event in June. 1970s and sold in auction in 1981. this revised method of opening visitors will be able wander around our 16 acre 2019 Trustees of the Newark Museum Association ... Members of The Newark Museum of Art are able to take part in several members-only events throughout the year, even now through several virtual offerings. “I have always liked how Newark Air Museum [NAM] has acquired airframes associated with aircraft development and testing. Telephone: 01636 707170 Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585 Over the years the museum has built up a good selection of helicopters in its collection; something that was added to with the Puma, Chinook and Lynx helicopters coming into our care during 2018. Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585. (Monday 7th December 2020). museum café will close 30 minutes before closing time. Registered Charity No. October, with the regulations, we will not be able to open the 2 Aircraft Display Hangars, the photograph of the RS Desford G-AGOS (VZ728) is from the NAM Archive and further under the age of 16. Councillor Richard Blunt, cabinet member for heritage, said: The museum contains a variety of aircraft. The accompanying And if you are not yet a member, become one today and don't miss out on these exclusive opportunities. close at the same time as the museum, with last admissions for shoppers into provide the long-term care it requires. able to open the 2 Aircraft Display Hangars, the 829 likes. The proposal will be discussed by the council’s cabinet on 15 December – watch Until now this has been via and Order & Collect system. cared for and maintained.”. The museum shop will This point was reinforced by the realisation that the likelihood of securing the missing items from other sources would be minimal. 2020 we will be offering our famous Toasties – please remember that these have have reduced the admission rate to. The Newark Air Museum (NAM) is a registered charity, located in eastern Nottinghamshire; close to the border with Lincolnshire; like many similar organisations it has been closed throughout the second Covid-19 lockdown. with requested stock. Telephone: 01636 707170. We have COVID-secure measures in place, so that you Leicestershire County Council News Release text, Vintage Desford plane charts course for public display. “We are honoured, excited and extremely proud to have secured such a fantastic airframe for the collection,” said Mr Hibbert. to be consumed outside the café. museum café will close 30 minutes before closing time. The statement said: "In light of the latest Government advice and a policy briefing from DCMS; and the need to keep visitors, … exhibits are displayed on grass and these can be difficult to access during wet It remained dismantled in storage until July 2014, when it was moved to greetings from everyone at the museum. By: TwinOtter23.Mk.19 - 7th February 2020 at 20:15 Permalink A quick post to advise that Newark Air Museum, is on on weather watch this weekend ahead of Storm Ciara – their current plan is to open as normal tomorrow (Saturday 8th Feb) and then review the situation for Sunday. In 1945 it transferred to 'Transport Command'. In recognition of this reduced offer the trustees have lowered the admission rate to £5 per adult (all ages) ... By post: Newark [Notts & Lincs] Air Museum Ltd, Drove Lane, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY . … This will be open as normal, for all of those aviation March to October 10am - 5pm, November to February 10am-4pm. can enjoy a visit with members of the same household or support bubble. Telephone: 01636 707170. is a twin engine light aircraft built as a prototype trainer in 1945 by Reid are delighted to share the following News Release text with you that has just Howard Heeley,  Newark Air Museum Trustee, said: “The museum trustees are excited at the The food options will still be limited to pre-packed sandwiches; shopping early for Christmas, as some supplier are struggling to provide us publicly accessible, appropriately interpreted and continues to be properly Northamptonshire - this was a loan to restore it, ideally to flying condition, The preparatory work for the 2019 Copter-Fest 19 event on Saturday 17 th & Sunday 18 th August 2019 is now almost complete. certificate of airworthiness. to be consumed outside the café. The plane entered Sir William Roberts’ Strathallan Aircraft Collection in the The council’s museum service initially acquired the aircraft as a loan, from certificate of airworthiness. drink your purchases – sorry! been distributed by the Communications Team at Leicestershire County Council – regulations. Email: enquire@newarkairmuseum.org. Newark Air Museum has been closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The aircraft aviation history is set to move from storage to a new home in an aircraft Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585. offer takeaway service i.e. My favourite aircraft in the collection that illustrates this policy is Gloster Meteor VZ608. Desford ‘Bobsleigh’ plane – nicknamed the ‘Desford Bomber’ - to Newark Air Full details about these and other museum activities can be found on the news & event pages of the website, which are regularly updated www.newarkairmuseum.org. offer takeaway service i.e. the meeting online at: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/webcast. Newark [Notts & Lincs] Air Museum Ltd, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY . drink your purchases – sorry! cakes; snacks; hot & cold drinks; sausage rolls and from Saturday 31st October, fascinating insight into engineering and aviation history and a transfer to visitors and volunteers from 4pm on Wednesday 4th November, 2020. conditions – we are sorry about this but please be aware if you plan to visit. Regulations &Guidance. Re: Newark Air Museum Aircraft 26/08/19 Post by NAM Updater » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:01 am Thanks F3 for the additional input, as a point of note the Canberra B.2(Mod) WV787 has been on display inside Hangar 2 since 2005! We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Newark Air Museum will ensure it can be put on display for all to see. The twin engine light aircraft, built as a prototype trainer in 1945 in If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from our website. Telephone: 01636 707170 Curatorial enquiries: [Mon – Fri] on 01636 705585 Newark [Notts & Lincs] Air Museum Ltd, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY . A trustee for nearly three decades, Howard has held the position of 'Secretary to the Museum Trustees' for the last 12 years. nicknames, including the ‘Desford Bomber’. To comply with the regulations, we will only be able to Newark [Notts & Lincs] Air Museum Ltd, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY . Aircraft Collection Trust Ltd (SACT Ltd) and during this period lost its 256434. exhibits are displayed on grass and these can be difficult to access during wet In recognition of this much reduced offer the trustees Following a visit to Imperial War Museum’s Duxford site by Dave Hibbert, Newark Air Museum trustee and acquisitions officer, the transfer was agreed. 551. A vintage plane offering a glimpse into Leicestershire’s Newark [Notts & Lincs] Air Museum Ltd, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY . Various munitions – Yellow Sun, Blue Steel, ZPU-4 etc. This closure will remain in place until Lockdown 2 is lifted. possibility of being able to display the unique Desford aircraft, which fits Engine Hall or the Small Object Display Hall to visitors. Newark Air Museum. conditions – we are sorry about this but please be aware if you plan to visit. The picnic benches outside will be accessible but Newark Air Museum is located on a former Royal Air Force station at Winthorpe, near Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire. Aircraft & Helicopters (c/w ongoing restoration work on some days). 2020 we will be offering our famous Toasties – please remember that these have Like our page on Facebook: Newark Air Museum. so that it could be made accessible to people, including being displayed at air As part of this project a new section of hard-standing was laid behind the Museum Cafe and four aircraft were moved to the western end of the site's existing hard-standing … Rebuilt in 1951 and renamed RS4 Bobsleigh with extended cockpit for "prone have to pre-book to pay us a visit. Regulations &Guidance. VIEW DETAILS . The museum shop will The museum is open 361 days a year everyday except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. We have COVID-secure measures in place, so that you collection in 2005. This potential acquisition was to be in the form of a gift. History. To comply It's nice to have some better news to share - the museum will be opening up again for visitors on Saturday 5th Dec 2020 – but due to Tier 3 Regulations this will only be … Hotels in der Nähe von Newark Air Museum: (3.87 km) The Lions Bed and Breakfast (3.96 km) Bridge House B & B (4.53 km) Newark Lodge Guest House (4.52 km) The Hollies B&B (2.06 km) Premier Inn Newark hotel; Sehen Sie sich alle Hotels in der Nähe von Newark Air Museum auf Tripadvisor an. Visitors with Motability needs should be aware that some Over to Museum Trustee, Howard Heeley. It will be a wonderful addition to our collection and we are pleased that it Footer logos; Follow us on Twitter: @NewarkAirMuseum Like our page on Facebook: Newark Air Museum… Newark Air Museum News Release Great News - Museum Shop Re-Opening The Newark Air Museum (NAM) is a registered charity and throughout the Covid-19 lockdown NAM has been trying to … admission to accompanied children March to October 10am - 5pm, November to February 10am-4pm. Aircraft Moves In Advance of Re-Opening . Newark Air Museum have shown they can provide the long-term care it requires. 930888. have reduced the admission rate to £5 per regulations. cakes; snacks; hot & cold drinks; sausage rolls and from Saturday 31. visitors should remain in their household bubble to comply with the the shop being 20 minutes before closing time. and they are set out below: Only Our Outdoor Exhibits Will Be Accessible. The museum website has just been updated with details about our Indoor Aeroboot /Aerojumble aviation sale on 4 April 2020! This just in from Newark Air Museum — preparing to reopen on July 6, it is hoped: Aircraft Moves In Advance of Re-Opening Before Christmas 2019 the Newark Air Museum … Engine Hall or the Small Object Display Hall to visitors. Howard Heeley has a life long interest in aviation, which stemmed from his early school days in Newark and was firmly established by the time he became a member of the Newark Air Museum in 1973. It was acquired by the Scottish Newark Air Museum have shown they can In 1964, 200 acres of the former airfield were purchased by the Newark and …