Hardwick Warbirds Exclusive Photography Event : 18th April 2015 :
The above event passed well and raised more than £1500 towards the Memorial project.
The next fund raiser for the 490th BG Memorial Project is an afternoon military vehicle run around the Diss area : Saturday 20th June 2015 14:00 - 18:00 :
A fantastic one-off painting (40" by 30") depicting the Flying Fortress "Carolina Moon" of the 490th BG being overflown by two Mustangs "Janie" and "Marinell" of Hardwick Warbirds is up for auction. All proceeds from the winning bid will go to the 490th BG Memorial project. Closing date for the auction is 18th October 2015. More info and latest on the bidding (link)
Eye Wartime Experience Weekend 7/8/9th August 2015
On Friday August 7th at 19:30 hrs Clive Stevens will be doing his excellent talk "The Friendly Invasion" at the Eye Community Centre, Magdalene Street, Eye. Tickets available on the door (even though it says advance sales only) £8
Saturday 8th August from 17:00 until 19:00 John Davison will be in the Eye Arts Centre (The Bank Arts and Community Centre, 2, Castle Street, Eye) doing his talk on American music influencing East Anglia during WWII. The event is free to attend but donations are very welcome.
Saturday 8th August at 7.30pm : Evening Swing Dance with the Skyliner Swing Band, a nine piece band and a true 1940's experience. Eye Town Hall, Eye. Licensed Bar. Tickets £12.50 Box Office (09:00 - 17:00 Mon-Fri) : 07831 568330 / 01379 871577 or email email@example.com
Tickets now on sale !
Or, you may prefer :
Chilli over Tokyo : Saturday 8th August at 20:00 hrs - Eye Community Centre, Eye :
Film night with a screening of the classic 30 seconds over Tokyo, starring Spencer Tracy.
Free entry but donations welcome.
Website for the 490th Bomb Group Memorial Project (link)
Follow the project on Facebook (link)
Hardwick Warbirds (link)