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East Kirkby @ 80 & Gold members Day

28 August 2023

Commemorating 80 years since the opening of RAF East Kirkby

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This commemorates the opening of RAF East Kirkby in August 1943.

We will have Avro Lancaster NX611 and De Havilland Mosquito HJ711 both taxying three times for the event but we will also have flying displays from Avro Lancaster PA474 and a Spitfire and Hurricane from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight as well as more to be confirmed. 

On the ground we will have performances from The Dreambelles and displays from military vehciles and some RAF reenactors as well as trade stands.

There will also be pre-booked flights in a WW2 Harvard aircraft occuring through the day!

We have a special talk about RAF East Kirkby during WW2.  This will be held in the hangar during the afternoon.

As this is a big event at the Centre we will also be providing airfield tours around the old airfield of RAF East Kirkby.

This event will also host our JJSA Gold Members day, if you are a Gold Member and attending the Gold Members Day please make sure you book your tickets to be counted within the catering numbers and please let us know of any dietary requirements.


Adult- £15.00
Senior- £15.00
Child (10-15yrs)- £5.00
Child (Under 10)- FREE (no ticket required)

JJSA Silver Member- FREE
JJSA Gold Member- FREE

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Schedule for East Kirkby @ 80 & Gold members Day


Centre Opens


1940's Performance- The Dreambelles


Lancaster taxy run


1940's Performance- The Dreambelles


Lancaster cockpit viewing (through the cockpit window) 11.30 - 12.15


Mosquito taxy run


RAF East Kirkby talk


Lancaster taxy run


Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane flying displays


Lancaster cockpit viewing (through the cockpit window) 2.15 - 3.00


Mosquito taxy run


1940's Performance- The Dreambelles


Lancaster taxy run


Mosquito taxy run