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FUNDAISING FOR FONFA TO SURVIVE THE COVID-19 CRISIS

Thank you for visiting our Educational Heritage Charity’s website. You may not be aware that FONFA raises almost all of our income from Heritage Centre museum visitors and face to face PowerPoint presentations to interested community groups. At present and … Continue reading

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Fly a Spitfire for Captain Tom’s 100th Birthday on 30th April

Fly a Spitfire for Captain Tom – Biggin Hill’s Spitfire has been refused permission to fly over Captain Tom’s home on his 100th Birthday, by Department of Transport civil servants, who have deemed it “non-essential travel” (!) We have started … Continue reading

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Ron Eden, Long Time Member and Former Trustee of FONFA

It is with sadness that we have to record the death of one of our long serving Members and a Former Trustee, Ron Eden. John Brooks, Honorary Treasurer and former Chairman of FONFA has written a tribute below: Ron pictured … Continue reading

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Heritage Centre Open Days and Events – Covid-19 – April Update

Following the rapid evolution of the UK Government’s response to the Covid-19 virus pandemic and their advice issued during March, the Trustees suspended all visiting to the Heritage Centre Museum and the PowerPoint educational presentations to interested community groups. This … Continue reading

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Lockheed Ventura model added to Heritage Centre collection

A 1.72 scale model of the relatively unknown Lockheed Ventura will be available for viewing when the Heritage Centre re-opens, hopefully later this year.                                  … Continue reading

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Sunderland Model in the Heritage Centre, (for viewing when we re-open)

When the Centre re-opens later in the year (we hope sooner rather than later) the will be two new models to be viewed, which have been added to the inventory. The first is a Short Sunderland Mk.I, which was the … Continue reading

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Open Day – Sunday 15th March at the Heritage Centre Museum

Our second 2020 Open Day will take place as usual, from 10 am to 4 pm, this coming Sunday, 15th March. Hand sanitiser will be available for all our visitors, on entry.            We would ask … Continue reading

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