WISBECH: Aviation event

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SATURDAY November 10 The Wisbech Institute in Scrimshires Passage hosts an all-day aviation event with guest speakers and a book signing.

Doors open at 10am for free admission to the main hall where visitors will be able to browse information stands and stalls selling memorabilia, books and original artwork.

There will also be an exhibition of aviation paintings and prints, with an entry fee of £1.

A series of talks and presentations kicks off at 3pm, with Michael Evans signing copies of his new book RAF Duxford, as well as talking about the famous airfield.

Peter Baker MBE, who served as a navigator on the Avro Vulcan, will be talking about flying the Cold War bomber, and there will be presentations on Douglas Bader and The Dambusters, by 272 Wisbech Squadron, Air Training Corps.

Admission to the book signing and talks is £2.50 and tickets are easily available from:

* Fully Booked, 13 High Street, Wisbech

* Etcetera, 7 York Row, Wisbech

* Fotogenic, 4 Hill Street, Wisbech

Fully Booked has organised the event in conjunction with The Wisbech Institute and members of the Wisbech Town Team, in support of the on-going renovation and return to use of the Institute buildings.

For more information, call Marylyn on 01945 475051