Halesworth Airfield Memorial Museum’s open day to offer glimpse of Crompton Collection

Bruce Crompton on his Kettenkrad which was used in the Spielberg film Saving Private Ryan. Pic: Dani

Bruce Crompton on his Kettenkrad which was used in the Spielberg film Saving Private Ryan. Pic: Daniel Kennedy (C) ECN EDP BBJ. 30.7.98

An aviation museum has laid out a host of activities as it gets set to take flight with its annual open day.

Halesworth Airfield Memorial Museum, in Halesworth, will host an open day this month, inviting families to enjoy a variety of entertainment, as well as the opportunity to take in its regular exhibits.

The event will feature an opportunity to meet Bruce Crompton, of Quest TV series 'Combat Dealers'.

Mr Crompton, will also be bringing part of the Crompton Collection, military vehicles he has accumulated over the years.

There will also be the chance to get your dancing on, with DJ Flying Fortress providing music from the 1940s and 50s to set the mood.


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Families will also be able to enjoy a barbecue, a bar and a tea tent, as well as balloon racing and a car boot sale.

The event is on Sunday, August 27 from 10.30am.

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To book a car boot pitch or a stall, contact Maurice on 01986 895613.

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