Event News

Annual Allied Air Forces Memorial Day – 01/09/13

by Ian Reed August 25, 2013

1st September – Allied Air Forces Memorial Day – Live aircraft – Service of Remembrance – Sunset Ceremony – All Welcome to this poignant and Special Day – RAF and International representatives – Gates Open 10:00hrs - Event begins 12 noon.

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BBMF Dakota Surprise Flypast Augers Well for Battlegroup North!

by Ian Richardson April 10, 2013

The impromptu flypast of the Douglas DC3 Dakota from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight over the Yorkshire Air Museum today provided a great preview for the forthcoming Battlegroup North event taking place over the weekend of 11th and 12th May here at Elvington. The Dakota has been tasked to perform a full flypast on [...]

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“Thunder Day” Coming!

by Ian Richardson April 2, 2013

The first “Thunder Day” of the 2013 Season will take place this coming Sunday 7th April, so put the date in your Diary! The Fire Team will once again kick start the activities with the chance for ‘kids of all ages’ to have some fun with the fire hoses and try and knock a few [...]

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Rare Entry for Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run

by Ian Richardson August 17, 2012

The Bank Holiday Monday (27th August) will see the Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run return to the Yorkshire Air Museum for the fourth year. This sees a gathering of some 65-70 pre 1931 motorcycles, so all over 80 years old and a good number over 100 years old. In fact, the oldest entry this year is [...]

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“Thunder Day” for Jubilee Celebration

by Ian Richardson May 30, 2012

There will be lots of fun for the family at the Yorkshire Air Museum this weekend as our second “Thunder Day” event of the year takes place on Sunday 3rd June. To provide an aerial Salute to Her Majesty, The Queen on this special Diamond Jubilee weekend, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight have allocated [...]

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Battlegroup North – Admission info!

by Ian Richardson May 22, 2012

The Admission prices for the forthcoming Battlegroup North on 26th and 27th May event are sightly different from normal, in view of all the additional attractions. Adult: £10, Concession £8 and Child £5. Family (2A + up to 3C) £26.00 Parking on airfield site (no charge). The event features: Over 200 historic military vehicles – from [...]

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Diamond Events for Queen’s Jubilee!

by Ian Richardson May 17, 2012

It’s that time of year again and the rumble of military vehicles can be heard in the distance as we gear up for the annual Battlegroup North event, taking place a little later than usual over the weekend of 26th and 27th May. In addition to the fantastic wargames show, featuring some fascinating  and  detailed [...]

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Tickets for “Baedeker Raids” 70th Anniversary Lecture now Available!

by Ian Richardson March 30, 2012

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for our “Baedeker Raids” presentation, marking the 70th Anniversary of the York Blitz. This takes place on Saturday 28th April, at 13:00pm and the presentation is by Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork, YAM Vice President and celebrated Air Crew Association historian and author. The raids [...]

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Santa’s Plane 18th, 20th & 21st December 2011

by Ian Reed November 10, 2011

I Spy Santa!!!   Rare “one off” opportunity to see inside the famous £400,000,000 spy plane. The Yorkshire Air Museum’s famous Santa’s Plane event will this year feature an exciting new twist as he will be found with his Elves in the live and very rare Nimrod MR2 ‘spy plane’!! The ‘Mighty Hunter’ is the [...]

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Cérémonies du Souvenir – 13 novembre 2011

by Ian Reed November 9, 2011

Cérémonies du Souvenir – 13 novembre 2011 Dimanche 13 novembre 2011. Cette année, les cérémonies du souvenir se dérouleront au Mémorial de l’Armée de l’Air Française (route d’York), à Elvington à 11h00 et au Allied Air Forces Memorial à 12h30 au Yorkshire Air Museum. Des représentants de la Royal Air Force et de l’Armée de [...]

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