Most of us have heard of Bletchley Park – but from 1942 to the 1980’s, this quiet Worcestershire backwater was one of the most secret places in Britain, and carried out work that was as vital as breaking the enemy’s codes. Taking in an eighteenth century mansion and landscape park, a wartime airfield, and the early story of airborne radar development, this fascinating talk has something for everyone. The story concludes in the present day with an account of the National Trust property at Croome Park and the Defford Airfield Museum, both of which are open to the public
- Duration: 45 mins
- Online Zoom Event: An event held in person
- Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 300
Meet The Speaker, Tim
Tim Barney is fascinated by military history and technology, and has always wanted to share his passion. Following a career in the IT industry, Tim now has the opportunity to pass on some of the fascinating facts and stories he has absorbed over the years. All Tim's talks are designed for non-specialist audiences and will appeal to men and women from every walk of life.
Preparing for the Event
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We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!