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Photography Night Shoot

16 March 2019

External aircraft at RAF Museum Cosford

New for 2019! Join us on Saturday 16 March 2019 from 5.00pm until 9.00pm.

We have teamed up with Threshold Aero to offer a sunset and evening Night Shoot of our external aircraft, including the Bristol Britannia 312 and the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.Mk.1.  The aircraft will be lit with LED lights, giving you the opportunity to capture shots of the aircraft in their Museum setting, showcased like never before.

As a special edition to the event, the Scottish Aviation Jetstream T Mk1, usually housed inside Hangar 1, will be displayed outside the hangar, giving photographers more aircraft to capture on the night.  A full list of the aircraft available to shoot for the event are listed below.

The Night Shoot will start at 5.00pm, allowing you the chance to capture at sunset, before the light fades and after dark.  The illuminated aircraft will provide a rare and spectacular photo opportunity.  

The event is suitable for all abilities, you don’t need to be a professional photographer to enjoy the event.  A team from Threshold Aero, Museum Staff and Volunteers will be on hand throughout the evening to provide assistance and guidance.  

Tickets cost £25.00 per person (including onsite parking fee).  Places are limited and tickets must be purchased in advance.
Please note the event is suitable for over 16’s. 

Update:14/3/19 - there are 12 tickets remaining for the event. Bookings for this event will close at 1.00pm on Saturday 16 March or earlier if sold out.

Aircraft available (subject to change):

  • Hawker Siddeley Hunter F6A
  • Lockheed Hercules C130K Mk3
  • Vickers VC10 C1k
  • Bristol Britannia 312
  • Lockheed SP-2H Neptune
  • Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.Mk.1
  • Hawker Siddeley Dominie T.Mk.1
  • Scottish Aviation Jetstream T Mk1

Event Timings:

  • Arrival – 4.30pm - 5.00pm
  • Briefing – 5.20pm
  • Shooting starts – 5.30pm
  • Event closes – 9.00pm

Please note....

  • Only ticket holders will be able to gain access to the event
  • The event is for age 16 and overs only
  • All ticket holders must attend the safety briefing before the event, you will not be able to participate in the shoot without attending the briefing
  • We suggest you bring the following: 
Lenses up to 200mm
Remote shutter release 
Memory cards
Spare battery 
Do not bring any flashguns – these are not required 
  • The Photography Night Shoot takes place outside, so please bring suitable clothing and footwear, including clothing for wet weather
  • All ticket holders must wear a hi-vis vest/jacket, these are not provided, please bring this with you.  You will not be able to participate in the shoot without wearing a hi-vis vest/jacket
  • The Visitor Centre will remain open throughout the event for access to the toilets, please note that the shop will be closed
  • During the event our Refuel Cafe located in the Visitor Centre will remain open until at least 8.00pm serving light refreshments and hot drinks
  • The aircraft (excluding the Scottish Aviation Jetstream T Mk1) will be in their usual Museum setting
Hercules and VC10

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