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The Helicopter Museum
Locking Moor Road
Weston-super-Mare
Somerset,
BS24 8PP, England

Tel. 01934-635227

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In addition to the regular events held at the museum we host a number
of special events which are detailed below

 
18th & 19th March - Behind the Scenes Spotters Weekend
 
April 2nd - Birds and Bubbles Family Fun Day
 


Learn about the amazing world of flight

You can try handling owls and other birds of prey

Experience amazing Bubble Shows performed by professional ‘Bubbleologists’ !

The Bubble Show is suitable for all ages and and interactive entertainment



 
April 8th & 9th - World at War Weekend – WW2 Vehicles & Encampment
 

Meet and chat with the last surviving Dambuster, George 'Johnny' Johnson on Sunday 9th April alongside two Normandy Veterans a chance to chat about their unique history and to sign memorabilia.

Meet Herr Flick !!!

Actor Richard Gibson on the first day of the event chatting to visitors, posing for photo's and signing autographs.

  Visit the giant WWII Encampment and meet the Allied, German and Russian troops. Explore a wartime hospital tent, German military outpost, the massive home guard display and over 30 historic vehicles on display.

Visit the Vietnam Village on site and explore the weaponry, vehicles and tents of the Vietnam War.

We are pleased to announce that the public opening of the newly restored Weston Airfield Control Tower And Pilots Block, and the 'Weston Aviation Exhibition'

Will take place at 12 noon on Saturday 8th April 2017.
Actor and Allo' Allo' Legend Richard Gibson
(Herr Flick) will perform the opening duties.


Public access to the exhibition
will follow promptly after.

 
29th April to May 1st - Firepower Weekend - English Civil War
Battle and Military Camp
 

Throughout the three day weekend there will be a living history encampment exciting musket drills and pitched battle Civil War re-enactments

Purchase your Weekend Pass
online through PayPal by Clicking Here

 
May 6th - Aero Jumble
 


New for 2017 - A chance to purchase aircraft parts, memorabilia and associated items

 
May 14th - Cadillacs and Copters, Classic American Car Rally
 

New for 2017 - See an array of Classic American Cars on the land surrounding Weston Airfield’s
newly restored control tower!

Including: Chevrolet El Camino, Dodge Charger , Plymouth Duster, Studebaker sedan, Mercury Monclair, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang

 
May 20th - WWII Era Hangar Dance With a Live Music
 

Come and dance to the live band 'The Hot Tin Roofs' at  a rocking night of swinging 1940's and 1950's music.
A licensed bar and buffet will be available on the night

Tickets are £15.00 and can be purchase online through PayPal by Clicking Here

 

             June 3rd - The Helicopter Museum Story & 28th Anniversary
            Lecture & Tour

 
June 17th & 18th - Helidays Fly In Weekend
 
Get a close up look at different helicopters landing on the beach on Weston-super-Mare sea front as part of
Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Day

A mix of spectacular aerobatic displays and armed forces celebrations to entertain the whole family

 
July 2nd - 'Murder at the Museum' a Family Themed Mystery day
 

New for 2017 - Can you help us find out ‘who done it’?

Meet costumed characters in this family themed mystery


This is your chance to become a detective and
solve the clues

 
9th July - North Somerset Model Show
 

This award winning show returns for 2017
 

See a world in miniature featuring displays by modelling societies from around the county set against the dramatic backdrop of our aviation hangar

 

Expect to see everything from classic military vehicles
to comic book super heroes !

 
22nd & 23rd July - Live Drone Racing and Flight Simulator Convention
 



See the land around Weston Airfield’s restored control tower turned into a high-speed drone racing circuit

Live ‘in flight’ footage transmitted onto large screens!


Inside our hangar try your hand at flying a wide range of aircraft including:

Helicopters, WWII Fighter Planes and Modern Jets without ever leaving the ground !

 
September 3rd - Cadillacs and Copters - Classic American Car Rally
 

New for 2017 - See an array of Classic American Cars on the land surrounding Weston Airfield’s
newly restored control tower!

Including: Chevrolet El Camino, Dodge Charger , Plymouth Duster, Studebaker sedan, Mercury Monclair, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang

 
10th September - Vintage Bus and Steam Rally
 



Crosville’s popular vintage rally returns with an array of classic buses and expanding number of steam entries

 

Not just a static display; jump aboard these classic vehicles and take a heritage bus trip to various Weston-super-Mare locations !

 

                16th & 17th September - Behind the Scenes Spotters Weekend

 
22nd October - Halloween Family Fun day, the Haunted Helicopter
 


Spooky, family fun returns to the Helicopter Museum!
 

Creep through the corridor of spiders, make your way through the haunted graveyard and climb aboard ‘The Haunted Helicopter’


Family Fun with Real Owls & Bats,
Spiders, Snakes & Creepy Crawlies and Ghoulish Games

‘The Haunted Helicopter’ walk through returns!

Children in Costume Go FREE!



 
10th December - Christmas Fun Day Santa arrives by Helicopter
 

Come and see Santa arrive by helicopter, then meet him in
his special Helicopter Grotto plus festive games,
open cockpit, festive fayre

Pre booked Air Experience Flights available on the day 

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