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Hayes Way
Patchway, BS34

Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. It will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust.

In Memory Giving

Donating in memory can be a positive way to remember a loved one or colleague whilst helping their favourite cause

In memory giving - Remember someone special

Donating in someone’s memory is a touching way to remember a loved one by honouring their life and remembering them fondly, whilst supporting a cause that was important to them.

Remember their happy memories of Concorde, passion for aviation or perhaps their aeronautical career, while helping the museum to reach it’s goals.

Your kindness will ensure that at Aerospace Bristol, we can continue to preserve and celebrate past engineering heritage, whilst inspiring the next generation of engineers and innovators.

Whether a collection from the funeral, a donation to mark a birthday or special anniversary or a lasting tribute, donating in someone’s memory can be a positive way to mark the passing of a loved one or colleague whilst supporting their favourite cause.

Donate in memory

There are a range of ways you can make an in-memory donation, suitable for a Concorde admirer or aviation enthusiast. You can make a personal donation, or group together with friends and colleagues by supporting something inside the museum.

Sponsor a Concorde seat on board Concorde Alpha Foxtrot and choose a seat on a route around the Bay of Biscay or to JFK. You can write a personalised dedication in memory, to be included on the Concorde ‘departure board’ inside the museum for all to see. To find out which seats are available to support and for more information about sponsoring a Concorde seat in someone’s memory, please visit the Concorde Club.

You can dedicate a permanent plaque which will be carefully engraved with your loved one's name and any message you choose. A plaque can be included on a lecture seat inside the John James Lecture Theatre, on a visitor bench admiring Concorde, or within the museum’s outdoor seating area.

Preserve their memory by adding a donation in their name on the Concorde Memory Map. Share a special Concorde memory or anecdote on the online Concorde Memory Map to be preserved in our digital archive. This is on display on an archive station inside the Concorde hangar for you to visit and reflect.

We would be pleased to discuss the range of ways you can support a fitting tribute at the home of Concorde. Please contact the Nia Spilsbury in the fundraising team on the contact details below, thank you.

Copyright BAE Systems

Copyright BAE Systems

Lecture Theatre seat
Bob Feilden is remembered by an appreciative family. In the early 1940s he was part of the Power Jet team, developing the first jet engine with Frank Whittle. Later Bob became Director General of the British Standards Institution, often quoting the first of his ‘Feilden’s Laws’: Do it Once, Do it Right, Do it Internationally. He always took a great interest in Concorde and love flying in her.


A memory page is a unique online space that you, your friends and family can fill with pictures, thoughts and memories of your loved one – building a lasting tribute and making a valuable contribution to our work.

Keep their memory alive

With an online memory page you can invite family and friends to:

  • Upload your favourite photos and videos

  • Leave fond messages of remembrance

  • Share memories and stories about the person the fund is honouring

  • Set up fundraising events and sponsored activities in memory of your loved one to add to your page and help future generations

  • Light a candle and mark special dates such as birthdays or anniversaries

  • Give donations in memory

Setting up a Memory Page is free of charge and is simple and straightforward. In just a few steps your page can be ready to share with family and friends.

donate in a collection

Collecting donations at a funeral or a remembrance service is a simple way for family and friends to join you in making a gift in memory of a loved one. We offer collection envelopes to help friends and families to pay tribute, and allows us to claim Gift Aid on all collections made to make your donation go even further.   

Family and friends can either hand envelopes to you or send them directly to the charity is preferred. To request a collection envelope or discuss a funeral collection, please contact us using the details below, thank you.

Thank you

If you have questions about any of the ways to give in memory of a loved one, we're here to help. Please contact Nia in our fundraising team by;

Phone: 0117 363 4621

Post: Aerospace Bristol, Hayes Way, Filton, Bristol, BS34 5BZ

Donating to us in memory of a loved one is an exceptionally kind way of supporting us, and on behalf of all our trustees, employees and volunteers, we thank you!