Lincoln LN4 2HQ
The Route Card is now available here
Meeting at The Stockyard Hellaby at 9:30 for a cuppa, or earlier if you are having one of their value for money breakfasts or just a Bacon Butty, leaving at 10:00 prompt, our route will wind its way on A and B roads to The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
After a 45 minute coffee stop we aim to leave The Sturgate Cafe Gainsborough at 11:45, we plan to arrive at the IBCC around 12:45, putting the MX-5’s on display on the turning circle in front of The Chadwick Centre (Car parking is £3.00 per car)
A guided tour of the Lincolnshire and International Peace Gardens, the Memorial Spire and Walls of Names, the has been booked for shortly after our arrival, along with entry to the Exhibition Galleries, where the group rate is £7.50 per adult,
There are three Exhibition Galleries, Operation Bomber Command, Home Fronts and Remembering Bomber Command.
An area of the cafe will be reserved for club members where a meal popular with the (Home made), Pie, Mash and Veg @ £9.95 will be served to Club Members, (Vegetarian option available) in The Hub Cafe at around 1:45pm. Snacks will be available in the main cafe area
The mileage is approx. 60 miles to the venue
The numbers need to be confirmed to the Centre on Monday July11th, so ideally I need to be taking payments for the food during the July Meeting, in cash preferably.
About International Bomber Command Centre
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) is a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command. Providing the most comprehensive record of the Command in the world, the IBCC ensures that generations to come can learn of their vital role in protecting the freedom we enjoy today. Read more
.The IBC Experience
The IBCC provides a world-class facility acknowledging the efforts, sacrifices and commitment of the men and women, from 62 different nations, who came together in Bomber Command during WWII. Read More
At the heart of the International Bomber Command Centre are the Memorial Spire and Walls of Names. Read More
The Walls of Names remember almost 58,000 men and women who lost their lives serving or supporting Bomber Command during WWII. Read More
The IBCC features two peace gardens set across 10 acres of landscaped grounds. Each offer quiet, contemplative space and are free to access Read More
The Chadwick Centre brings to life the experience of those involved or affected by the fight to preserve the freedom we enjoy today. Read more
From the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to the International Bomber Command Centre, Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire represents the great milestones in the RAF’s history through such sites as the Lima Sector museum at RAF Digby and the early days of flight at the RAF Cranwell Heritage and Ethos Centre. Read more
Passion and Vision have brought the International Bomber Command Centre project to life. Read more
Members from all MX-5 Club Areas (and prospective members) are welcome to join or leave at any point, please let the leader know if you intend to do this so we are not waiting for you, and if you are leaving mid route, ensure that the cars behind know you are leaving the convoy, or you may find you have extra guests at your house for tea !!!!
Please study the clubs Good Driving Guide before coming on a run
See some of the places we plan to visit (or revisit)
The Route Card is now available here, please print it out and bring it with you.