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May Half Term Activities at the Royal Air Force Museum London

Published on: 17 May 2017

This May Half Term we have three activities for our younger visitors. You can either make your own kit bag, see what it was like to be in an Air-raid or follow our cunning slang trail. For further details read on:

'Make do and mend' kit bags
Date: Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June 2017
Time: 10:00 am- 12 noon & 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Cost: £2.50 per child (includes 1 kit bag per child)

This half term come and 'make do and mend' your very own kit bag! Add a personal touch to your bag so you can take it away and fill with all your precious things! This activity will be taking place underneath the Avro Lancaster in Bomber Hall, please purchase tickets from the visitor reception on arrival. 

Our Lancaster in Bomber Hall


Storytelling Sessions
Date: Wednesday 31 May & Thursday 1 June 2017

Time: 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm (each session lasts for 25 minutes)

Join us for free storytelling sessions in the Home Front rooms and be transported back to 1942! Come and meet ‘Margery’ who busy is demonstrating how to make the most of her rations allowance by following some simple but unusual recipes. But, with the war on you never know when you might have to march off to the air-raid shelter! It promises to be a fun story-telling session for the whole family to enjoy. 

Our Home Front Room - which is located in Historic Hangars

Spot the Slang Trail

Date: Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June 2017

Time: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Cost: £1 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 Reception on arrival.

Spot The Slang Trail


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