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Tearoom Project Update (Full Story)

Over the past few days, preperations have been underway for the concrete floor and the first steel uprights have been installed in preperation for the block work walls.

There will be a pause in work for the Christmas and New Year holidays, but everything is in place for the progression of the next stages of construction early in 2020.

We will continue to post updates next year.

30th December 2019 (Monday)
75th Anniversary - 458th BG Missions (Full Story)

On Sunday 24 December 1944, the 458th Bomb Group based here at Horsham St Faith sent fifty nine B-24 Liberators on missions to Schomecken, Wetteldorf and Hellenthal.

After a period of poor weather when foggy conditions had kept the group grounded, Christmas Eve 1944 had conditions of unlimited visibility and the allowed the USAAF to launch a maximum effort against airfields and communication centres in Germany.

This mission would be the largest air operation of the Second World War. One Horsham St Faith Liberator was lost after a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire.

On display at the Museum is a photograph of B-24 Liberators taking off from Horsham St Faith on this mission. The houses along the Cromer Road along the A140 can be clearly seen and are still a familiar sight to users of Norwich Airport today.

Despite the large scale of this operation, the first mission from Horsham St Faith since 12 December 1944, airman of the 458th Bomb Group arranged a Christmas party for local children on 23 December 1944 and from our archive, we have a photograph of this event.

More information can be found here.

24th December 2019 (Tuesday)
Annual Admission Passes available on ebay (Full Story)

Our 'Annual Admission Passes' are now available for purchase online.

For that perfect Christmas gift or just an indulgence, visit our ebay page or search ebay for our items.

Family Pass £25
Individual Adult Pass  £15
6th December 2019 (Friday)
Tearoom Project Update (Full Story)

Foundations are now being prepared.

4th December 2019 (Wednesday)
Tearoom Project Update (Full Story)

We are pleased to say that our builders are now on site and have made a start on the construction of our new multi-purpose building.

The first footings have already been dug and given favourable weather, the concrete for the footings should be poured tomorrow.

20th November 2019 (Wednesday)
Tearoom Site Cleared (Full Story)

We have now dismantled our old Friendship Tea Room and cleared the site ready for the builders to start work. Weather permitting, a start will be made on 18 November 2019.

We will be posting details of the progress of this exciting project to improve our visitor facilities both on Facebook and this web site.

The construction area is fenced off and most areas of the Museum are open as normal. We are operating our winter opening times of from 10.00am to 4.00pm Wednesday and Saturday and from 11.00am to 3.00pm on Sundays.

15th November 2019 (Friday)