County: North Yorkshire
Wed 20 July 19.00-21.00
The recently discovered story behind WWII RAF Flamingo crash at Great Ouseburn in 1942; How a community can work together to build and hand on the story of the past.
It was a sunny April evening in 1942, when the RAF Flamingo thundered through the sky, 2,000ft above North Yorkshire. Inside was a delegation of Russian military officials in Britain for discussions, as well as six members of the RAF…
Kev Cale, community archaeologist for the Great Yorkshire Plain Project will give a talk on the crash. A story first aired at the Great Yorkshire Plain Project, Hand on the Past Club, for Boroughbridge Cluster Schools.Please book. Tickets £5 each.
Location: Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon HG4 1AG. Ripon Library is located next to the Bus Station, and is on the first floor above Home Bargains