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Our Museum on TV again!

The 20th November episode of this popular BBC2 programme featured the Grandma Flew Spitfires Exhibition in the Heritage Centre; it was filmed in June 2013. The celebrity was Nina Wadia, who has appeared in many TV programmes, including Goodness Gracious Me and East Enders. Nina was accompanied by Antiques Expert Catherine Southon. The picture below includes members of the Grandma Flew Spitfires team who were on hand to take part in the programme and to give advice to the production crew. Nina enjoyed herself very much flying the Spitfire Simulator.

In the picture are Christopher Hobbs, Brian Wood, John Webster, Nina Wadia(Celebrity), Richard Butters and Catherine Southon(expert from Celebrity Antique s Road Trip).

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Grandma Flew Spitfires!
 
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"Hitler would have been worried!" Entry in our visitor book on 19 September from Mrs G F from London after flying our simulator.

"Brilliant! Kind, helpful and considerate volunteers" Entry from Mr L B of Bury (Lancs) on 20 September

We are open from 10am to 4pm, Tuesday to Saturday. If you are coming specifically to fly the Spitfire simulator, please phone to check that it is fully serviceable - Call 01628 780555 Pre-booking strongly advised.


 
You can fly a Spitfire simulator, just like the intrepid men and women of ATA! Watch video > Grandma Flew Spitfires at Maidenhead Heritage Centre is home to one of the world's largest collections of ATA memorabilia.

We would love to hear from you if you have any photos that we could add to our gallery - please use our contact form to let us know.

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