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I'm not sure how many constitute a mob, but yes!
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Looking forward to welcoming you all along on Saturday!
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Details have been added to the museum website confirming the arrival of the GAF Jindivik at the museum yesterday; more info in here:

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/2021_Jindivik
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A quick reminder that launch & author book signing sessions for the "Groundcrew Boys" book will take place at our Outdoor Aeroboot/Aerojumble sale on Saturday 3rd July, 2021!

http://newarkairmuseum.org/Aeroboot_Quick_Guide_2021
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Final reminder that on Saturday 3rd July 2021 we’re hosting an Outdoor Aeroboot/Aerojumble event at the museum.

Site opens at 7am for sellers to set-up & gates open at 9am for buyers; £5.00 admission fee all day & this includes access to the museum.

Full details in here http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Aeroboot ... Guide_2021

The events includes a book launch & signing!!

‘In-person’ aviation trading!
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I reckon it's only fair to say well done to Howard and the team, despite covid and "interesting" weather they successfully revived the aerojumble. It was great to catch up with so many people and do some good old fashioned haggling once again.
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Thank you for your kind words, which I will share with everyone at the museum who helped to pull it all together - as ever there were a few minor challenges to manage during the event and sorry that I didn't get a chance for a proper chat. We were lucky that the serious downpour held off for as long as it did, so someone was looking out for us!

Our current plan is to do an event review, before hopefully going with another Outdoor Aeroboot alongside Cockpit-Fest 21 in 28 to 30 August, 2021.

Favourite comment was asking why we couldn't move all of the aircraft outside and move all of the stall inside! I tried to be patient in trying to explain that the Rule of Six still applied for indoor scenarios for the current Step 3 Covid Regulations; sadly the enquirer didn't think such rules applied to them and Aeroboot sales!!
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To be fair, I can see how the outdoor format has its advantages in 'normal' times even. Still, you made it work and that's what is important. This event was one of my 'yardsticks' back to normality.
But you might have organised something about the weather...
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You southerners can't expect us Yorkshire folk to sort everything for you, surely?! :joy:
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Thanks for the further feedback, apologies for the light shower - I was inside at the time and your Wessex photo captures a moment that I had missed; surprised that Lake Vulcan didn't form!!
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Complete agree, was a great day out, well spaced and some interesting items for sale as well - very lucky with the morning weather too - look forward to the next one - the Aeroboot is a 'milestone' throughout my year which has scrambled my bonce somewhat as it thinks we are in April!

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Thanks for the feedback TT it's nice to be discussing positive feedback and more upbeat aspects of our current situation as we try to get back to normal in a Covid-Secure manner.

I've heard some good feedback about your sale a few weeks ago, and I trust that you've had a few visitors back since then as well.
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The museum managed a 5 ship flyby as hoped for!

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/NAM-Low-Fly-Log

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We're starting to digest the Step 4 Covid announcements from yesterday & while we wait for the final Official Guidelines we're seeking some feedback on our Twitter timeline about the emotive topic of masks; please feel free to vote on that poll!

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After consultation with our staff, museum members & some members of the public the museum trustees have decided to still encourage social distancing & other Covid-19 mitigation measures. These measures are outlined here http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Visiting_In_Summer_2021

They are in line with requests from the government & good practice guidelines issued by various Visitor Attraction bodies.
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We’ve just uploaded an updated Cockpit-Fest 21 participation list to the museum website – that includes confirmation that the cockpit from the “A1 Lightning” XN728 will be on display this year!

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Museum-Events
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A Quick Guide for Cockpit-Fest 21 has now been added to the museum website & it contains all of the key information.

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Museum-Events
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Heads Up for Cockpit-Fest 21 please allow extra time if arriving to set up on Fri & visiting on Sat - Stonedead Music Festival visitors are sharing access off Drove Lane on to Vulcan Way - please advise their marshals that you are visiting us & not the Festival.

Sorry for any inconvenience!
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A big thank you to everyone who attended Cockpit-Fest 21 in whatever capacity; a full thank you message & a list of the winners is now on the website!

http://newarkairmuseum.org/C-Fest_Thanks_21

It was a record breaking weekend for the museum!!
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We have some revised opening details that we need to make people aware of for next weekend - Sept 11th & 12th, 2021

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Sept_2021_Opening

Further changes may also be required later in the month.
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Further revised opening details for Wednesday Sept 22, 2021 have just been updated on the website!

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Sept_2021_Opening
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A gentle reminder about the revised opening details that we have in place for this coming weekend - Sept 11th & 12th, 2021

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Sept_2021_Opening
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A quick reminder about the revised opening details for Wednesday Sept 22, 2021!

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/Sept_2021_Opening
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We’ve just made another (bumper) update to the confirmed participation list for our 1940s Weekend.

The two day event takes place on Sat 2 & Sun 3 October, 2021

http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/NAM_1940s_Weekend
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There’s been another amendment to the 1940s Weekend website information – some cancellations (fuel situation & illness); plus some new additions!

The two day event takes place on Sat 2 & Sun 3 October, 2021

http://newarkairmuseum.org/NAM_1940s_Weekend
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A photo gallery from today's 1940s Weekend event at the museum has now been uploaded to the website, we hope that it might encourage a few of you to visit us tomorrow!

http://newarkairmuseum.org/1940s_Wkd_Gallery_2021

Better Weather is forecast!!
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