get ready for a supersonic easter
6th - 22nd april 2019, 10.00-17.00
Visit Aerospace Bristol this Easter holidays for a packed programme of events and activities as we celebrate 50 years of Concorde.
daily Family fun activities
Bring your family to Aerospace Bristol and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly, in Concorde’s 50th anniversary year.
With aeroplanes, helicopters, rockets, satellites and hands-on activities, spend several hours with us and keep the whole family entertained.
Join in the fun with special daily activities and discover more about the future of supersonic flight, before designing your own supersonic plane.
Let the kids run around whilst you relax with a coffee in our outdoor play and seating area. We’ve recently added brand new springers - perfect for our smaller visitors.
There's plenty to keep the whole family entertained at Aerospace Bristol during the Easter holidays, so take advantage of your annual returns or book your tickets now.
Special events over the easter holidays
BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO SEE CONCORDE'S NOSE DROOP
Saturday 13th April, 11.00 & 13.00
Join us on Saturday 13th April for the very first public showing of Concorde’s droop nose in operation at 11am and 1pm.
Concorde's droop nose was designed to give pilots better visibility during takeoff and landing. The droop nose of Concorde Alpha Foxtrot has not operated since the final flight on November 2003. To celebrate Concorde50, our conservation team and volunteers have been working on an exciting project to get it moving again for the first time in over 15 years, and you could be here to see it.
Don't miss your chance to witness this exciting and historic occasion, free to join as part of your museum admission. Take advantage of your 'free return visits' or book your tickets now. (Credit: BAE Systems).
The Life of a concorde pilot: A talk by Captain Tim Orchard
Tuesday 16th april, 11.45-12.45
Ever wondered what life was like as a Concorde Captain? Former Concorde pilot Tim Orchard will be giving a special talk on his experiences during his time aboard the supersonic jet, and share stories of what it was like to co-pilot Concorde’s world record transatlantic flight, for the journey from New York to London: 2 hours 52 minutes back in 1996. Book your tickets to ‘The Life of a Concorde Pilot’ now and inspire the next generation of pilots with entry to this fascinating talk.
You must have a valid museum ticket - as well as a ticket to Captain Tim Orchard’s talk to attend this event.
Concorde Alpha foxtrot’s 40th anniversary
saturday 20th april
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Alpha Foxtrot’s maiden flight with a special tour detailing the history of Concorde. Tours last approximately one hour and available on the day at Admissions, for £5 per person. You must have a valid museum ticket - as well as a Concorde tour ticket - in order to attend this event.
Come rain or shine, there's plenty to keep the kids entertained every day over the half-term holidays, so take advantage of your annual returns or book your tickets now.