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George 'Johnny' Johnson presents.....The Dambusters


Saturday 1st October 2016 sees the famous George 'Johnny' Johnson attend the Centre for a special event.

Johnny will be giving a lecture in front of Avro Lancaster NX611 for around 30-40 minutes about his time with 617 Squadron 'The Dambusters'.  There is surely no better setting for Johnny to give his talk as he stands underneath a Lancaster and next to the Bouncing Bomb.

The day will also see 3 taxy runs of Avro Lancaster NX611 'Just Jane' and a signing event with Johnny and Aces High art gallery.

Seats for the talk will be limited so please do book a seated ticket to be sure of a place.

Schedule -

10.30am-12.30pm- Aces High/Johnny Johnson signing
11am- Lancaster taxy run
12.30pm- Lancaster taxy run
2.00pm - 2.40pm- George 'Johnny' Johnson lecture
3.00pm-4.00pm- Aces High/Johnny Johnson signing if required
4pm- Lancaster taxy run



Adult general admission without a seat for the talk (standing room only) - £8.00
Child general admission without a seat for the talk (standing room only) - £4.00

Additional charges may apply for the signing.

The event will also include a display of American made Buell motorcycles and Italian motorcycles, featuring brands such as Aprilia, Benelli, Bimota, Cagiva, Ducati, Laverda, Moto Guzzi, Moto Morini and MV Augusta. The Vincent Owners Club will also have a special display.

The talk will be held in the hangar and seats will only be provided for those that have bought the seated ticket option.  Anybody attending the event with a general admission ticket will be able to listen to the talk with standing room only. 

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