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Spine-Chilling Storytelling this October Half Term at Fleet Air Arm Museum

Get into the spooky spirit with spine-chilling storytelling this October half term at the Fleet Air Arm Museum

Aviation enthusiasts, young explorers and Halloween lovers will be chilled to their bones this October half term by the Fleet Air Arm Museum’s (FAAM) family activities.

Alongside the four under cover halls, packed full of historic aircraft and thought-provoking exhibits, visitors can also climb aboard some of the aircraft.

  • Break the sound barrier with Concorde 002, the first British – made Concorde, and discover how supersonic flight was achieved.
  • Embark a Search and Rescue Sea King helicopter and see how real-life heroes work.
  • Experience flight in a Westland Wessex helicopter out to the deck of an aircraft carrier.

FAAM are excited to have the History Tellers at the museum on 27 – 29 October 2021, where they will conjure some haunting stories for all the family.

Elliott Bailey, the Public Programming Manager says “We are really looking forward to a busy half term at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, with interactive shows from the History Tellers underneath Concorde, and our incredible volunteers on hand to help you get up close and personal to all of our historic aircraft.”

Alex from the History Tellers is excited to perform at the Fleet Air Arm Museum:
“The History Tellers are excited to be working at the Fleet Air arm museum at Yeovilton this October half term. The Royal Navy museums are one the most amazing collections of venues with some truly incredible ships, submarines, aircraft and related artefacts. Appearing at venues this good makes our shows a joy to perform”

Highlights

Extended opening

The Fleet Air Arm Museum will be opening their doors on Monday and Tuesday, as well as their normal opening days of Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 4:30pm. This gives visitors two extra days to get their aviation fix!

The History Tellers

  • Included with museum ticket
  • Wednesday 27 - Friday 29 October
  • Shows will be running throughout the day

Join the History Tellers as they take off with some epic storytelling shows about the amazing stories, incredible tales, and unbelievable achievements in the Fleet Air Arm history.

In "Pilots and Pioneers" hear about the daring days of first flights, from early experiments to the fearless supersonic 'jet jockeys' of the 50s and beyond.
In 'Frightful Flights' they look at the most terrifying jobs in aviation history, from planes that melt their pilots to shooting a Hollywood film five miles up! It's a fast-paced show of fun-filled flying facts. Finally, there’s the Halloween themed "Horror Aircraft".  There's some real unexplained spine-tingling tales, from the sinister named Vampire jet to planes that spookily flew themselves.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Playground

  • Included with museum ticket
  • Young adventurers will love this outdoor play area designed to look like the flight deck of aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.

These are just a selection of the fascinating things to discover at the Fleet Air Arm Museum this autumn half term.

Tickets are on sale at www.fleetairarm.com with timed booking slots. One-way systems are still in place in certain attractions. Hand sanitisers are available in all attractions, mask wearing is encouraged and test and trace remains in place.  


 

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