image What’s On

REME Military Ink July 3 - Dec 8th Lyneham
REME Museum Temporary Exhibition: Military Ink, from 3rd of July to 8th of December.

Our fascinating new exhibition looks at the stories behind the military tattooing tradition.

 

Summer Holidays at the REME Museum

We have plenty on at the REME Museum this summer for the whole family to enjoy.

 

The REME Museum Gnome Hunt

17th July to 1st September from 10 am to 4:30 pm each day we are open

 

Hide and Seek: Camouflage Craft Activity

3rd August from 11 am to 3:30 pm

Try on original Army uniform from World War 2 to the present day and design your own camouflage. Visit our eventbrite page for more information.

 

Shelters Workshop 

23rd August at 1:30 pm – Book places here

Can you build a shelter out of junk in only 20 minutes? There will be a chance to see how the Army build shelters before working in teams to build your own within the Museum grounds. Watch out, our Education Officer will be testing them with a watering can with you inside!

 

Big Wheels Family Activity

28th August from 11 am to 3:30 pm

Have a go at some of our extra truck based activities this summer

Build trucks to roll down ramps or recuse broken down vehicles is our indoor education area. We will also lay on extra truck based craft for families to enjoy. Visit our eventbrite page for more information.

 

LEGO Engineering Family Workshop

30th August at 10:30 am & 13:00 pm – Book places here

Using our LEGO education sets, families make a working bomb disposal vehicle with motors, pulleys and cogs. Your task will be to build a working vehicle to move a bomb in just 1 hr. This workshop is delivered by our Education Officer and is a great chance for the whole family to get involved. There is a small prize for the wining team

 

Evening talks

 

The Battle of Britain, Colin Cummings, RAF Historical Branch

22nd August 2018 – A look at how the RAF prepared for and fought at the Battle of Britain and some of the issues involved.

 

REME – The Army’s Professional Engineers, Colonel Clare Philips, REME Corps Colonel

17th October 2018 – Find out about the role of REME in the British Army and the work undertaken at MoD Lyneham

 

The Work of the British Legion, Speaker to be confirmed

7th November 2018 – In the run up to Remembrance Day, this talk will look at the history of the British Legion and the work done within Wiltshire.

 

Additional Information on Evening Talks

Space will be limited and booking is required. These can be booked online or in person at the Museum.

All tickets cost £10 per person and will allow entry to the talk as well as time to view the main Museum and exhibition when the talk has ended. All talks run from 7 pm to 8 pm. Doors open from 6.30 pm and the Museum will close at 9 pm and refreshments will be provided.