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Family programme

Arty Saturdays: From Balloons to Typhoons  

Every Saturday 14 March to 9 May, 1-3pm (All ages)

Come along and learn about the RAF and the planes that have flown over Fife for almost a century! Design your own uniform, mascot and create paper planes from a variety of models to get a taste of life on the Leuchars air base. 

Up, Up and Away

Fri 10 April, 10-10.45am (Ages 3-6); 11am-12 noon (Ages 7-12)

Do you have what it takes to build and fly your own plane? Join us for an aeroplane-themed arts and crafts morning! Held at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking essential.

Attention!

Fri 17 April, 10-10.45am (Ages 3-6); 11am-12 noon (Ages 7-12)

'Left, left, left, right, left!' Come along to learn some basic military drills and commands for a fun morning of physical activity at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking essential. 

A Pilot's Best Friend

Sat 9 May, 2-3pm (All ages)

Join us in our story-telling session to learn about the terrific tales of RAF Leuchars' most memorable mascots who accompanied our pilots on their daring and dazzling missions! Meet the Cowardly Welly, Winky the Pigeon and their friends to hear their amazing stories, and then create your own adventure for these lovable characters! Free, but booking required.

 

Adult programme

RAF Leuchars – Behind the Wire                                              

Thurs 26 March, 5.30-6.15pm   

Join us for a fascinating talk about the life and times of RAF Leuchars over the past century. Don’t miss this great opportunity to gain insiders' views on a range of different topics, from life on an RAF base to the role of Leuchars in wider Scottish military history. Held at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking essential.  

 

RAF Leuchars' Big Day Out                                                                    

Sunday 17 May, 11.00am – 4.00pm                                                                                                                                                

Join us in celebrating RAF Leuchars' Big Day Out! Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, step back in time to the 1940s. Enjoy our family-friendly gala filled with war-time homefront activities including music, dancing, food and drink, movies and more. Don't miss your last chance to visit our exhibition 'From Balloons to Typhoons -RAF Leuchars: Life on Base', and take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the diverse collection of objects, photographs and service memorabilia to celebrate the life on base. Free, no booking required