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TAKING OFF: THE GROWTH OF AERIAL ACTIVITY IN WORLD WAR ONE

TAKING OFF: THE GROWTH OF AERIAL ACTIVITY IN WORLD WAR ONE

Tuesday 13 June, 19:00 - 20:00

WW100 Scotland invites you to attend an event within the unique premises of 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.

You will have the opportunity to see inside this building, which has changed little structurally in the past 100 years, to hear how Scotland and Scots played a part in the development of aerial warfare in WWI, and to see some interesting items from Montrose Air Heritage Museum.

Entry is free but places are limited so early booking is advised.

Book your place here.

The 306: Day – Women in WWI

The 306: Day – Women in WWI

8 May 2017, 7.00pm - 8.30pm

Accompanying the National Theatre of Scotland production ‘The 306: Day’, which follows the lives of three ordinary women fighting to be heard during WWI, this talk will focus on the making of the production as well as covering the history and research behind the women and families featured in the piece. With panellists Oliver Emanuel (writer), Gareth Williams (composer) and Lesley Orr (feminist historian and researcher), the event will also discuss the role played by women on the front line and the home front during the war.

Taking place at the Station Hotel in Perth, the talk is free but ticketed, with advance booking recommended.

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Formation and Early Roles of The Royal Flying Corps (RFC)

Formation and Early Roles of The Royal Flying Corps (RFC)

8 May 2017, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

As part of the Friends of The Black Watch Castle and Museum lecture series, Dr Daniel Paton, Curator of the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, will outline the formation of the Royal Flying Corps in 1912 and describe how the early squadrons were prepared for war in 1914. He will also touch upon other air warfare assets and technical developments such as radio and bombing to illustrate how the air roles changed as the war progressed.

Taking place at the The Black Watch Castle and Museum in Perth, tickets are £9 for non-members and £7 for Friends. You must book in advance in person or by telephone on 01738 638 152.

More information here.

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