Event organisers, militaria dealers, museums, re-enactments groups, war gaming & modelling clubs and organisations who wish to list their event here, please send details to John Norris at [email protected]
5: Sunday. A scale model show is being hosted by the RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre, Wicken Green, NR21 7RR. Doors open between 10am and 4pm with free entry. Demonstrations, trade stands and displays, some with a military theme. Further details either telephone 07766 715548 or email: [email protected]
12: Sunday. A militaria arms and armour fair is being held at the Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TZ. Doors open between 7am and 2pm. Full range of collectables for most interests. www.chathammilitariafairs.co.uk
12: Sunday. A militaria fair is being held at Pudsey Civic Hall, Leeds, LS28 5TA. Doors open between 10am and 3pm. Good range of collectables. www. northernarmsfairs.co.uk
12: Sunday. A militaria fair is being held at the Wolverley Memorial Hall, Shatterford Lane, Worcs., DY11 5TN. Full range of collectables. Further details telephone Adrian Robins on 07816 853878.
19: Sunday. The Leeds Model Show 2023 is being hosted by the Royal Armouries, Leeds, LS10 1LT. Doors open between 10am and 4pm. Trade stands, demonstrations and displays, some with a military theme. Email: [email protected]
26: Sunday. The Royal Berkshire Militaria Fair is being held at the St Sebastian’s Memorial Hall, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, Berks., RG40 3BA. Full range of collectables available. Doors open between 9am and 1pm. www.rb-militariafair.co.uk
26: Sunday. A militaria fair is being held at the Holiday Inn, Darlington, DL10 5NR. Doors open between 10am and 2-30pm. Wide range of collectables available. www.northernarmsfairs.co.uk
26: Sunday. A militaria fair is being held at the Yate Leisure Centre, Kennedy Way, Bristol, BS37 4DQ. Doors open between 10-30am and 2pm. Full range of collectables available but please note no firearms are sold at this venue. Further details telephone Mark Carter on either 01753 534777 or 07871 777062.
26: Sunday. A militaria, medal and arms collectors’ fair is being held at the Council House, Parkside, Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, Worcs., B61 8DA. Wide range of collectables. Doors open between 9am and 1-30pm. www.militariafairsuk.com
News of Exhibitions for 2023
A long-running, semi-permanent exhibition called ‘Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany Since 1945’ will continue at the National Army Museum, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HT, until 21 August 2024. It tells the fascinating history of the period when the British army, as part of NATO, served in post-war Germany as the British Army of the Rhine, BAOR, throughout the ‘Cold War’. www.nam.ac.uk
Sites of the Imperial War Museum at Duxford and Lambeth in London are offering private tours on subjects of interest. Full details of how to book and the subjects on offer are available at www. iwm.org.uk. The IWM in London is also featuring a long-running exhibition called ‘War Games’, which examines how computer video games compare with reality. This is due to end on 28 May 2023 and is sure to be of interest to enthusiasts of computer games.