On Sunday 1 April the Royal Air Force will turn 100! The RAF Museum will be sharing and celebrating RAF stories throughout the year, but you can join us to commemorate this very special birthday with theatre, family activities and a special appearance from the RAF Baton Relay team. Our NEW restaurant, Claude's, will be serving traditional Sunday Fayre so you can enjoy a fantastic day out and a delicious meal with the whole family. There might even be a birthday cake, after all it's not every day the Royal Air Force turns 100! 1918: Foundation Time: 1pm - 4pm Location: Hangar 2 Free to attend On the 1 of April 1918 the Royal Air Force and the Women's Royal Air Force was formed in the midst of the First World War. Join us to hear the voices of the men and women that are part of the RAF story. Front of House Theatre company will be breathing life into these amazing stories set amongst our First World War Exhibition. Baton Relay Time: 4pm - 5pm Location: Outside Free to attend Serving RAF personnel will carry the Baton across the country and around the world, visiting 100 locations in 100 days. We are lucky enough to share in the first part of the journey. The team will be running from central London to the RAF Museum in Colindale. Come and cheer them on, show your support and help them commemorate and celebrate a century of the RAF and inspire future generations.
Venue Details & Map
Grahame Park Way
- +44 (0)20 8205 2266
- Public transport:
- Nearest tube station: Colindale Nearest train station: Mill Hill Broadway
- By Road:
- Only 30 minutes from Central London. Follow the brown and white tourist signs from M25, M1 (Junction 4 Southbound), A41, A5 and North Circular (A406) roads. The Museum has a large free car and coach park.