The celebrate the opening of its First World War in the Air exhibition on 4 December, the RAF Museum in London will be hosting three events on 6 and 7 December.
Aircrew Songs of the First World War by the Hendon School Choir – 6 December only
Starting at 3:45 pm this concert by Hendon School Choir consists of a selection of witty dark-humoured aircrew mess songs from 1914 to 1918, originally sung by pilots and observers on the Western Front after the working day was done.
Admission to this concert is free of charge and all visitors are welcome.
First World War : Archive Viewing – 6 & 7 December
This very special archive viewing event will highlight Christmas during the conflict. The museum’s Archive Team will be on hand to answer any questions that you might have about the First World War or on any of the letters, memoirs, log-books and manuals that are on display.
This event will take place in the Museum Boardroom, with each 45 minute session taking place at 11:00 am, 12 noon, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Admission to this event is free of charge.
A Special Screening of ‘World War One in Colour’ – 6 December only
View two episodes of this landmark TV Series, narrated by Sir Kenneth Brannagh ‘Blood in the Air’ and ‘Victory & Despair’ starting from 2:00 pm.
Also present at this screening will be Dennis & Brenda Goodwin who are experts on the history of The Great War having founded and run The World War One Veterans Association.
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