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First World War Activities

26 May - 3 June 2018

First World War Aircraft

Date: Tuesday 29 May - Friday 1 June 2018
Time: 10:30 - 2:30pm
Cost: Free 

During half term we will be offering families an insight into life as a pilot in the RAF during the First World War by offering a rare chance to get a closer look inside our Sopwith Pup and Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter.

Visitors will also be able to look at and try on clothing and uniform from the era.  Don't forget to bring a camera and take photos! 

Virtual Reality sessions
Date: Tuesday 29 May and Thursday 31 May 2018
Times: 11.00am - 2.30pm
Cost: Free

Take part in our free drop in Virtual Reality sessions delivered by Tablet Academy in our War in the Air hangar between 11.00am - 2.30pm. Virtual Reality is a amazing chance to help people gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and ignite their imagination. Our Drop in Virtual Reality sessions will last five minutes and allow you to view content of First World War aircraft. 

Spot the Slang Trail CosfordSpot the Slang Trail
Date: 26 May - 3 June 2018
Cost: £1.00 per trail

The First World War brought together service personnel from different countries and backgrounds. Slang words were used to help people to describe some of their experiences and this new trail will help families work together and learn some of the terms used. 

The Spot the Slang trail costs £1.00 and the word definitions can be found amongst the exhibits on site during a visit. Trails can be purchased from the Visitor Centre on arrival. 

The First World War in the Air Exhibition at Cosford was made possible through funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and with support from BAE Systems


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