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.
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >