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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.

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Discover what's going on at Aerospace Bristol with our calendar of events.

 

discover what's going on at aerospace bristol... INCLUDING SPECIAL CONCORDE50 EvENTS

This year marks 50 years since Concorde’s maiden flight - from Toulouse on 2nd March 1969, with the first British flight taking place from Filton on 9th April 1969 - and we will celebrating this incredible milestone with special activities throughout the year.

You’ll find a selection of our Concorde50 activities below, but please check back regularly, as we’ll be revealing more exciting Concorde50 news and events throughout 2019.

So, don’t miss your chance to join the celebrations and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly in Concorde’s fiftieth anniversary year.

 
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daily
go time travelling

Journey through a century of flight before you step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly, in Concorde’s 50th anniversary year. Find out more >

weekends
spotlight talks

Discover fascinating stories with 'Spotlight' talks, including the history of Concorde (from 16th February), every weekend when you visit Aerospace Bristol. Talks are free with your admission ticket. Book museum tickets >

weekdays - DAYS & TIMES VARY
bristol bolingbroke restoration

Watch important work on the Bristol Bolingboke and speak to our knowledgeable volunteers. The restoration workshop is open for public viewing whenever work is taking place. Book museum tickets >


16 - 24 February
half term

Take off on a fun, family flight through history before stepping aboard the last ever Concorde to fly in her 50th anniversary year, plus other fun activities, perfect for the kids this February. Find out more >

20 february
meet captain tim orchard

Captain Orchard will be here on Wednesday 20th February to sign autographs (and take selfies, of course!). So why not pick up a Concorde item from our shop and take away a special souvenir of the day? Find out more >

20 february
british model flying association

Enjoy hourly drone demonstrations with the British Model Flying Association on Wednesday 20th February. Sessions are free with your museum ticket, please ask at Admissions to get your allotted time slot on the day. Book museum tickets >


21 february, 1.30-3.30pm
concorde airline pitches

Celebrate Concorde50 with a display of material on the topic of ‘Concorde Airline Pitches’ in the Archive Reading Room from 1:30-3.30pm. Entry to the Archive Reading Room is free with your standard admission ticket as part of our The National Archives #ArchivesRevealed project (credit: BAE Systems). Book museum tickets >

2 March
concorde’s first flight

Watch footage of Concorde’s maiden flight, which took place on 2nd March 1969. Plus enjoy Concorde Spotlight Talks, meet Concorde Captain Colin Morris, including autograph opportunities, and see Bradley Stoke Radio broadcasting live from Aerospace Bristol (Credit BAE Systems). Book tickets >

6 march, 6.30pm
battle of britain

Watch the Battle of Britain under the wings of the last Concorde ever to fly. Both the Battle of Britain film (released in 1969) and Concorde (maiden flight 1969) celebrate their 50th birthdays this year, and we’ll have an extra special performance to mark the occasion. Book tickets >


8 march
International women’s day

Join us for special Spotlight Talks as we celebrate the extraordinary women who shaped the path of aviation history. Talks are free with your standard admission ticket (Credit BAE Systems). Book museum tickets >

8 - 16 march
british science week

Calling all future pilots, spacemen and engineers! Test your reaction skills with our hands-on riveting game & get to grips with the physics of flight with our fun interactive exhibits. Be inspired this British Science Week. Book museum tickets >

31 march
mother’s day

Make Mother's Day truly memorable with gift tickets to visit Aerospace Bristol. Treat her to a first class experience and step aboard the last ever Concorde to fly in its 50th anniversary year. Book gift tickets >


9 april
concorde’s first british flight

Celebrate the anniversary of the first British Concorde flight. Enjoy a special Concorde Captain ‘Meet & Greet’, watch exclusive archive footage, and join Spotlight Talks that reveal Concorde’s astounding story. Book tickets >