Events

Whether it’s your first visit or you are back to discover more, there is always something happening at the museum. Our series of events and activities include talks and tours, object handling sessions and storytelling for under-fives.

 

 

What's on this week?

22 Oct

Adult Lecture Series: Paul Atterbury on military and wartime life in the 20th century

Paul Atterbury, a writer, lecturer and broadcaster, has been a member of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow team of experts for 29 years, usually working in…

22 Oct
23 Oct
Child sitting on top of a shelter and man looking out

Session for Under 5s

Bring your little one to join in with our engaging session for Under 5s aimed at stimulating and educating through touch, sense, play and sound.…

23 Oct
23 Oct

October Half Term Activities for Children

Join us during October half term for a week of craft activities for children. Sessions include: Stained glass window making: Be inspired by the wonderful…

23 Oct
23 Oct

October Half Term Family Felting Workshops

Get crafty with our family felting workshops. Create your own jewellery and key rings using this amazing technique involving wool, soap and water. The workshops…

23 Oct
23 Oct

Black History Month Special: join Aden for his afternoon talk on FS Vincent Bunting

Join Aden (BHMM volunteer) on Wednesday at 2pm for his talk about the life of FS Vincent Bunting. Free with exhibition admission ticket.  

23 Oct
23 Oct

Afternoon Talk: ATA Women in the RAF

Join our volunteer Paul for a free talk on the women of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), in the RAF. These amazing women were able…

23 Oct
24 Oct

Crochet and Knitting Club

Come and join us at our Crochet and Knitting Club in our Nightingale Cafe every fortnight. Whether you would like to learn a new skill,…

24 Oct
24 Oct

Morning talk: Winston Churchill: Defence of the Realm

Join Andy (BHMM volunteer) this Thursday for his talk about the life of Winston Churchill and his role in developing defences at RAF Biggin Hill.…

24 Oct
25 Oct

October Half Term Family Felting Workshops

Get crafty with our family felting workshops. Create your own jewellery and key rings using this amazing technique involving wool, soap and water. The workshops…

25 Oct
25 Oct

Afternoon Talk: Geoffrey Wellum, ‘The Boy’ at Biggin Hill

Come and join our volunteer Aden for his popular talk on fighter pilot Geoffrey Wellum. Geoffrey was called 'boy' by his fellow pilots at Biggin…

25 Oct
27 Oct

See our volunteer John’s fantastic model plane collection

Join our volunteer John Preedy on Sunday afternoons as he showcases his fantastic hand-made model planes. Come and see his collection based on classic aircraft…

27 Oct

Later this year

30 Oct

Afternoon Talk: ATA Women in the RAF

Join our volunteer Paul for a free talk on the women of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), in the RAF….

30 Oct
31 Oct

Morning talk: Winston Churchill: Defence of the Realm

Join Andy (BHMM volunteer) this Thursday for his talk about the life of Winston Churchill and his role in developing…

31 Oct
1 Nov

Morning talk: Wings for Victory

Join Ken (BHMM volunteer) for a fascinating talk on the ‘Wings for Victory’ campaign, in which people were asked to…

1 Nov